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WELCOME
Church Hill Bridge Club is a small friendly club. We play duplicate bridge on Tuesday evenings and Friday mornings at the Church hall in Church Hill, Merstham.
Visitors and new members are welcome. We run a steward system so it is not necessary that you have a partner.

More details are provided on the Information page.
2016 COMPETITIONS

Friday Winners

Winner - Nick White         Runner-up  Terry Mitchell

Friday  Improvers  - July to December

Winner -  Margaret Wells            Runner Up - Anne Wood

Tuesday Winners

Winner - Bob Riordan               Runner Up -  Nigel Montgomery

Tuesday  Improvers  - July to December

Winner - Philip Tidman      Runner Up  - David Frith

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ALERTS

The EBU  refined its rules on Announcements and Alerts in 2013. . We are no longer affiliated to the EBU but we do try to maintain reasonable compatibility. The following chart shows the rules we have adopted. They are not very different but are a little more simplified.  

 

 

 

 

BID

ANNOUNCEMENT

EBU  REQUIREMENT IF DIFFERENT

COMMENT

1§ and 1¨artificial bids

 

Announcement required where cards in bid suit could be less than 3

Alert and volunteer to explain by giving point range , possible no. of cards in suit bid and whether forcing or not

1NT Opening

None if the bid is 12-14 and will not contain a singleton.

Otherwise state the point range and/or  if it may contain a singleton

Always state the point range

It is perfectly acceptable if a player does announce 12-14 points

2NT Opening

None if the bid is 20-22. Otherwise state the point count

Always state the point range

It is perfectly acceptable if a player does announce 20-22 points

A Stayman bid of 2§ over 1NT Opening or

3§ over 2NT Opening

“Stayman”

 

For the record 5 card stayman is not Stayman and therefore has to be alerted

A transfer bid of 2¨or 3¨ over 1 or 2NT Openings

Hearts”

 

 

A transfer bid of 2© or 3© over 1or 2NT Openings

Spades”

 

 

Opening bid of 2 of a suit

“Weak” or “strong”

If strong “Forcing” or “Non forcing”

 

Acol 2§ and Acol Benji  2§,2¨ are artificial bids and must be alerted

 

 

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Calendar
21st February 2017
19.15
24th February 2017
9.45
28th February 2017
19.15
3rd March 2017
Monthly Prize
9.45
7th March 2017
Monthly Prize
19.15
10th March 2017
9.45
Results
17th February 2017
Director: Ray Hamps
14th February 2017
Director: Nigel
10th February 2017
Director: Mike Jennings
7th February 2017
Monthly Prize
Director: Tim Finch
3rd February 2017
Monthly Prize
Director: Carol Letts
27th January 2017
Director: Mike Jennings
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
Calendar
21st February 2017
19.15
24th February 2017
9.45
28th February 2017
19.15
3rd March 2017
Monthly Prize
9.45
7th March 2017
Monthly Prize
19.15
10th March 2017
9.45
Results
17th February 2017
Director: Ray Hamps
14th February 2017
Director: Nigel
10th February 2017
Director: Mike Jennings
7th February 2017
Monthly Prize
Director: Tim Finch
3rd February 2017
Monthly Prize
Director: Carol Letts
27th January 2017
Director: Mike Jennings