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Welcome to Church Hill Bridge Club
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.
2017 JAN to JUNE IMPROVERS COMPETITION

FRIDAY       -  Winner  -  Mike Eaton                Runner Up   -  Debbie Doran

TUESDAY    - Winner  -  Mick McAlpine         Runner Up  -   Mike Leach  

 

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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Results
13th October 2017
Director: Carol Letts
6th October 2017
October prize handicap
Director: Nick White
3rd October 2017
Director: Valerie Jackson
29th September 2017
Director: Nick White
26th September 2017
Director: Valerie Jackson
22nd September 2017
Director: Carol Letts
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
Results
13th October 2017
Director: Carol Letts
6th October 2017
October prize handicap
Director: Nick White
3rd October 2017
Director: Valerie Jackson
29th September 2017
Director: Nick White
26th September 2017
Director: Valerie Jackson
22nd September 2017
Director: Carol Letts