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Chelmsford Bridge Club
Welcome to Chelmsford Bridge Club
DUPLICATE BRIDGE
DUPLICATE BRIDGE

Welcome to the information service for Chelmsford Bridge Club. 

Our Club evenings are held at Falcon Bowls Club, Channels Drive, Chelmsford, CM3 3FB,  on Mondays at 7.20 for 7.30 start.

We play Duplicate Pairs and Teams Bridge with, on average, 6 - 10 tables. New members & guests are always welcome.

For more information contact our Secretary, Sue Thorburn at suethorburn08@gmail.com, who will be happy to try to find a partner if required. 

Each week's results will usually appear on this site on a Tuesday morning.

The Club is affiliated to the EBU and the Essex County Bridge Association

Visitors and New Members Welcome

Well done to all who played in the Sue Taylor Swiss Teams at the weekend especially Marc, Paul and team who won.

  CHILDREN IN NEED BRIDGE   Tuesday 14th Nov @ Lingwood.   

Please help raise money for this good cause.  

Chelmsford City Swiss Pairs Event is being held on Monday, 27th November to raise money for charity.

Supporting Columbus Special School and Lennox Children's Cancer Fund.

Closing date for entries is 20th November. Payment on the night - £6

 Chelmsford is a friendly club

With a mix of good players and those keen to improve their game, Chelmsford is a friendly place to enjoy good bridge. 

Anyone requiring a partner should contact Sue Thorburn at suethorburn08@gmail.com.

Members can find contact details for other members (email/phone) under Membership. All current members are already Registered and just need to obtain a password via Forgotten Password.

Bridge Lessons
Date of lesson                       BRIDGE LESSONS
   
17/07/2017 1.       An introduction to bridge and mini bridge
24/07/2017 2.       More lessons on mini bridge – playing with trumps
31/07/2017 3.       How the auction works, opening 1NT & balanced hand responses
   
14/08/2017 4.       Game going responses on unbalanced hands, weak responses on unbalanced hands.
21/08/2017 5.       One-level suit openings and limit raises
   
04/09/2017 6.       No trump and new suit response and opener’s rebid with a weak hand
18/09/2017 7.       Opener’s rebid with a strong hand
25/09/2017 8.       Getting into no trumps
   
02/10/2017 9.     Simple overcalls and responses
9/10/2017 10.   Simple take-out doubles.
16/10/2017 11.   Responses to take-out doubles and third hand action
30/10/2017 12.   1NT overcall, response and rebids
   
06/11/2017 At this stage – students should be able to play at home and/or at supervised bridge sessions
13/11/2017 13.   Stayman
20/11/2017 14.   2NT opening and responses
27/11/2017 15.   2C opening and responses
   
04/12/2017 16.   2C very strong unbalanced hands
11/12/2017 17.   2D,  2H & 2S openings and responses
   
To be decided 18.   Pre-emptive bids in a suit
" 19.   Defence to pre-empts
" 20.   Bidding slams  - Blackwood
" 21.   Signals in defence
" 22.   Signals and discards
" 23.   The wider use of doubles
" 24.   When the opposition open 1NT
" 25.   Fourth suit forcing
" 26.   Red suit transfers over 1NT & 2NT
   
  The above lessons will held at the Falcon Bowls Club  CM3 3FB 
  The lessons start at 10.30 and last for 2 hours, the cost is £5  and is payable on the day
  You can just turn up but it's probably best if you let me know in advance.
  Contact details 01245 471315   or tedcockle8@gmail.com
  Ted Cockle 23rd July 2107
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Afternoon Bridge

For relaxed and friendly bridge in the afternoon, please visit our sister club.

Great Baddow LTC Bridge Club

2017

♠  2017  ♣ 

2pm Sat. 25th November To Bid or Not to Bid Seminar with Marc Chawner at Barleylands

*** Please see Essex Bridge for further details of events in Essex ***

Members can find contact details for other members (email/phone) under  Membership . All current members are already Registered and just need to obtain a password via Forgotten Password 

Results
13th Nov 2017
Children In Need
Director: Ted Cockle
Scorer: Bridgepals
6th Nov 2017
Autumn Teams 2
Director: David Sparkes
Scorer: Bridgepals
30th Oct 2017
Jones Cup 1
Director: Val Mollison
Scorer: Bridgepals
Calendar
20th Nov 2017
Jones Cup 2
Falcon Bowls Club 19.20
Director: Joan McGuffin
Scorer: Bridgepals
27th Nov 2017
Chelmsford City Swiss Pairs
Falcon Bowls Club 19.20
Director: Ted Cockle
Scorer: Bridgepals
4th Dec 2017
Autumn Teams 3
Falcon Bowls Club 19.20
Director: Val Mollison
Scorer: Bridgepals
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Afternoon Bridge

For relaxed and friendly bridge in the afternoon, please visit our sister club.

Great Baddow LTC Bridge Club

2017

♠  2017  ♣ 

2pm Sat. 25th November To Bid or Not to Bid Seminar with Marc Chawner at Barleylands

*** Please see Essex Bridge for further details of events in Essex ***

Members can find contact details for other members (email/phone) under  Membership . All current members are already Registered and just need to obtain a password via Forgotten Password 

Results
13th Nov 2017
Children In Need
Director: Ted Cockle
Scorer: Bridgepals
6th Nov 2017
Autumn Teams 2
Director: David Sparkes
Scorer: Bridgepals
30th Oct 2017
Jones Cup 1
Director: Val Mollison
Scorer: Bridgepals
Calendar
20th Nov 2017
Jones Cup 2
Falcon Bowls Club 19.20
Director: Joan McGuffin
Scorer: Bridgepals
27th Nov 2017
Chelmsford City Swiss Pairs
Falcon Bowls Club 19.20
Director: Ted Cockle
Scorer: Bridgepals
4th Dec 2017
Autumn Teams 3
Falcon Bowls Club 19.20
Director: Val Mollison
Scorer: Bridgepals