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Welcome to Burnham Bridge Club
Spring Dates for your Diary

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.

Spring Dates for your Diary
Committee Cup & Waller Bowl Final Qualifiers

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:

  • Angela Flintoft & Michael Lawrence, John Coleman & Marilyn Murtagh

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:

  • Charles Chisnall & Bill Godenzie
  • David Herod & Nigel Lancaster(S)
  • Malcolm Burch & Pat Scares
  • A. N. Other 1 & 2 (TBA)

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.

Pre-Bridge Seminar, Monday 8 January
Pre-Bridge Seminar, Monday 8 January

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.

Berks & Bucks CBA Events

Burnham members have featured in the first Berks & Bucks CBA competitions of the 2017-2018 season:

  • Charles Chisnall & David Owen won the Swiss Pairs for the Denys Jenkins trophy on 1st October 2017, with Nigel Wolfendale & Callum McKail in 2nd place
  • Nigel Wolfendale & Dick Davey won the Jarrett Cup in the Butler Pairs event on 12th November 2017, closely followed by David Beever & Bob Holder
  • Bill Godenzie & Charles Chisnall, David Owen & Evelyn Crossley won the  Mixed Swiss Teams for the Carole Mueller Trophy event on 3rd December 2017, with Joan Murphy & Bob Holder, playing with Dick Davey & Ed Scerri in 2nd place, and Eva Wallen & David Beever, Graham & Sue Dickens in 3rd place!


Burnham AGM & Prize-giving


The results of the 2016-17 annual competitions are:


Competion Winner Score 2nd Score 3rd Score
Club Pairs Sandra Belcher & Phil Thornton 59.22 Nigel Lancaster & Nigel Marlow 58.74 Chrys Poole & Steve Lee 57.79
Teams of Four (Gwen Stoneham) Bob Holder 300 Heather & Matthew Tan 277 Doug Townshend 277
League of 8       (Peter Hall) Nigel Marlow 202 Eva Wallen 113.4 Bill Godenzie 96.8
6 Partners        (Addis Page) David Beever 61.9 Nigel Marlow 61.1 Steven Gore 60.8
Masterpoints (Chairmans Cup) Phil Thornton 710 Bob Holder 608 Nigel Marlow 605



About Burnham Bridge Club
About Burnham Bridge Club

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.

Monday Night Host

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



Director: Sue Dickens
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Sue and Graham
Burnham A v Amersham CC A
Director: Nigel Lancaster
Duplicate Pairs Seminar 18:45
Director: Sue and Graham
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Malcolm
Director: David Beever
Mon 26th Mar 2018
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Nigel
Wed 28th Mar 2018
Burnham A v New Amersham B
7.30 pm
Mon 2nd Apr 2018
Duplicate Pairs Seminar 18:45
Director: Sue & Graham
Thu 5th Apr 2018
Burnham B vs Ascot A
7.30 pm
Mon 9th Apr 2018
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Malcolm & Pat
Mon 16th Apr 2018
Director: David