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The EPC Bridge Club

 

Welcome!

The Edgbaston Priory Club is primarily a racquets and fitness club in the West Midlands...

with a growing number of members who love to play (or are learning to play) bridge!

With regret

 

Judy Disbury

EPC bridge club are very sad to hear of the passing of one our regular bridge players. Judy had fought a brave battle against cancer.

We would like to express our deepest sympathy and send our condolences to Judy's family at this difficult time. 

EPC Bridge Players in Turkey, May 2017
EPC Bridge Players in Turkey, May 2017

Anne, Jan, Amy, Marijke, Roger, Jan, John, David Sue, James, Val & Diane at Lykia World

See more photos here.

NEW: Monthly Sunday Evening Bridge Course

6.30pm-8.45pm in the Meeting Room

Tutor: Adam Fraise

Lesson Topics

  1. May 21st: Opening 1NT opening and responses and opening 1 of a suit opening and responses (Revision lesson)
  2. July 2nd: Opening at the 2 Level: Opening 2 No Trumps (and responses) and defence
  3. July 16th (NB: New date): Basic overcalling, take out doubles and which card to lead?
  4. August 20th: Replies to take out doubles and planning your declarer play better
  5. September 3rd: Pre-emptive opening bids, scoring and tactics
  6. October 15th: Balanced hands 15-19 HCP and declarer play
  7. November 12th: Strong 2 openers including two clubs (and responses)
  8. December 10th: Slam bidding (NT and suits) - including recognising slams

 

Who should attend?

The lessons are aimed at people who have an understanding of the basics of how to play bridge, but want to progress further. They are ideal for members:

  • Who attended the January Crash Course for Beginners
  • Who have played a little and want a refresh, to better understand how to bid, play and defend.

 

Lesson fees and how to book

Your options are:

  • To ‘pay-as-you go’ and select which lessons you want to attend and pay £9 for each two-hour lesson
  • To save money and book and pay £24 for a term of four lessons:
    • Lessons 1-4: Summer term
    • Lessons 5-8: Winter term. 

NB: Please pay Adam directly

 

Any questions?

Please email: Adam Fraise adamfraise@gmail.com or Sue Froggatt sue@suefroggatt.com

Bridge AGM
Bridge AGM

 

The EPC Bridge AGM 2017

Was held on Tuesday 7th March from 12.00-12.30pm.

Chairman's Report 2017

AGM Minutes 2017

Annual Master Point Rankings

 

Here is a link to the 2016 EBU Master Point Ranking List for Warwickshire

List

New Beginners Course was a Great Success!
New Beginners Course was a Great Success!
 
We had 20 members attend a new weekend crash course for beginners in January.
The feedback was really positive - with an overall score of 96%.
 
See more photos of the weekend.
 
We plan to run this again - so please let Sue Froggatt know if you are interested.

 

Friendly Thursday Bridge

A fantastic opportunity to socialise with other bridge players and enjoy a relaxing game of bridge.

Suitable for all players except absolute beginners.

Players can enjoy a specially commissioned two course meal before the start of the session and the inclusive cost is a very reasonable £12.50.
Players who prefer not to dine will pay £2.50 (for just the bridge).
Please note that your menu selection needs to ordered by Tuesday at the latest.

You can bring along a crib sheet and ask questions but there will be no extended discussion of hands.

Start time for diners is 6.30 pm (prompt) so please arrive at 6.15. The bridge session will commence at 7.00 pm and finish at 10.00pm.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE SCRUMPTIOUS MENUS WITH DETAILS OF HOW TO ORDER

Friendly Thursday Bridge
2017 Lessons with Peter Nicholds

Peter Nicholds' new lessons schedule for January to May 2017 can be accessed by clicking in this box. 

All Member Player Ladder

Click here to see the new player ladder for 2016. All players (including "County Master" standing and above) are included. 10 scores will be needed to qualify.

Non-Expert Player Ladder

Click here to see the new player ladder for 2016. Players of "County Master" standing and above are excluded as are scores made partnering an excluded player. 10 scores will be needed to qualify. 

Warwickshire CBA - Competitions for new players and students

Myra Sott (Player Development Officer and Youth Officer) of Warks CBA is organising several events for less experienced players/learners. All in a relaxed way to become fimiliar with competitive bridge and many members of EPBC would benefit greatly from joining in. For more details, you may contact Myra directly on 0121 240 3325 or 07939 353 098, or speak to Peter Nicholds or David Motley. 

The Edgbaston Priory Bridge Club

 

EPC Bridge Club was relaunched in September 2013 and has attracted over 100+ members.

The EPC this is a private Members’ club, based in the heart of Edgbaston.

We have a proud heritage and achievement in racquet sports, a great fitness and leisure facility with a growing bridge section.

The Edgbaston Priory Bridge Club
Results & Analysis

Login to Pianola

Login to Pianola for a personalised history of your results, analysis of your performance, and to advertise for a partner.

If you don't have a username yet, please contact Ray Fiveash

 

Join our WhatsApp Group

Why not join our "WhatsApp" group?

You can use it to look for a partner, ask questions, and receive updates from the bridge committee.

Contact Sue Froggatt (sue@suefroggatt.com) or Ray Fiveash (rayfiveash@blueyonder.co.uk) with your details.

News & Photos From Our Xmas Fun Bridge Night!
News & Photos From Our Xmas Fun Bridge Night!

A great night and lots of fun.

Pictures and report.

Turkey Trip

EPC bridge players on tour in Turkey

Results
25th May 2017
Friendly Thursdays
Director: Sue Froggatt & Mike Robinson
Scorer: Sue Froggatt
23rd May 2017
Tuesday
Director: marijke rodrigo
18th May 2017
friendly Thursday
Director: marijke rodrigo
Results & Analysis

Login to Pianola

Login to Pianola for a personalised history of your results, analysis of your performance, and to advertise for a partner.

If you don't have a username yet, please contact Ray Fiveash

 

Join our WhatsApp Group

Why not join our "WhatsApp" group?

You can use it to look for a partner, ask questions, and receive updates from the bridge committee.

Contact Sue Froggatt (sue@suefroggatt.com) or Ray Fiveash (rayfiveash@blueyonder.co.uk) with your details.

News & Photos From Our Xmas Fun Bridge Night!
News & Photos From Our Xmas Fun Bridge Night!

A great night and lots of fun.

Pictures and report.

Turkey Trip

EPC bridge players on tour in Turkey

Results
25th May 2017
Friendly Thursdays
Director: Sue Froggatt & Mike Robinson
Scorer: Sue Froggatt
23rd May 2017
Tuesday
Director: marijke rodrigo
18th May 2017
friendly Thursday
Director: marijke rodrigo