We will be holding our usual duplicate session on the Bank Holiday, Monday 2nd April. Visitors welcome and a host will be available if you are without partner.
On Monday 9th April we will be holding our next monthly Seminar. The half-hour seminar starts promptly at 18.45, it's free and open to all. We operate a hosting system, so you don't need to come with a partner if you want to stay on and play, which we hope you will.
Our annual Bluebell walk for Members will take place on Saturday 21st April - a sign-up sheet will be available at the club nearer the time.
As a result of competing in the Committee Cup heat held at Burnham on Monday January 15th the following team has qualified for participation in the Final to be held at Windsor on Sunday 8th April 2018:
There were three teams competing giving rise to one qualifying place.
As a result of competing in the Waller Bowl heat held at Burnham on Monday 27th November the following pairs have qualified for participation in the Final to be held at Windsor on Sunday 13th May 2018:
There were thirteen competing pairs out of 19 giving rise to four qualifying places. In the event that any of the above pairs are unable or decline to play in the Final then the opportunity will be extended to the next highest ranking pair in the heat.
As with the previous three years, on Monday we'll be making a joint effort at solving Tony Forrester's Christmas Quiz, as published annually in the Daily Telegraph. For those members who haven't seen Tony's quiz, it's reproduced above.
So this isn't a seminar per se, it's more of a presenter-led discussion.
As with all our seminars, this discussion begins at 6.45pm, lasts half-an-hour, and is free to all. Our hosting system means that it's possible to come along without a partner and stay on to play bridge.
We look forward to seeing you for this our first seminar of the new year.
Burnham members have featured in the first Berks & Bucks CBA competitions of the 2017-2018 season:
The results of the 2016-17 annual competitions are:
We have twice weekly sessions of good standard Duplicate Bridge at the very attractive South Bucks Bridge Centre - a purpose-converted 16th Century barn in its own grounds, between Beaconsfield, Maidenhead and Slough
Our main session is at 7.30 every Monday evening, when we play Pairs, except Teams of Four on the third Monday each month except when this is a bank holiday. A host is available to play with anyone without a partner on Pairs evenings.
We use Bridgemates, for instant scoring, with current scores displayed on a large screen. Hand records and results print-outs are available within a few minutes of the end of every session.
Several teams from the Club compete in the Berks and Bucks League of 8, with the A team in the first division. We also encourage less experienced players and hold monthly free seminars before the start of an evening session.
A host is available for all Monday evening Duplicate Pairs sessions,
so anyone coming along without a partner is guaranteed a game. This service may be used by any player not more than 6 times in a calendar year.
This does not apply for teams evenings or special events- check the calendar