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Welcome to Farnham Bridge Club.  We are now playing at the Maltings.

Welcome to Farnham Bridge Club
Welcome

Farnham Bridge Club is regarded as one of the premier clubs in the area with members from other towns in the Waverley Borough, West Surrey and North East Hampshire. It is affiliated to the Surrey County Bridge Association (SCBA) and the English Bridge Union (EBU). We currently have about 150 members. Visitors and potential new members are always welcome. Email our secretary Joyce Baldock (joycebaldock@btinternet.com) in advance for details.

Members can enjoy playing duplicate Contract Bridge in accordance with the EBU rules and EBU membership is now included.

Bridge every Wednesday & Friday, seated by 7.25 pm SHARP for 7:30 START at:

Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey  GU9 7QR

We play in the Barley Room on both Wednesdays and Fridays.  

Richard Currie Swiss Pairs - Sunday July 29th

RICHARD CURRIE SWISS  PAIRS BLUE  POINTED Competition in aid of Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice, Farnham will be held on Sunday 29th July 2018

Venue:  The Maltings, Farnham, GU9 7QR Tel: 01252 745444

Start: 1pm finish 8pm approx

Competition: 6 x 8 board matches - EBU level 4 - Cost £30 per pair

Trophy, prizes, plated tea, raffle - Limited to 40 pairs,  Click here for   Richard Currie Swiss Pairs Competition Entry Form.pdf

Sylvia Rose Entry Form & Dates

The Sylvia Rose is our highly successful and enjoyable team league, played over 11 Wednesdays from late September to end March.  Last year, we had 14 teams, one extra team has already expressed interest in joining, and we would really like to get to 16 teams.  We would particularly like to encourage new members to join in, perhaps even forming a "new members" team.  

The competition starts on Wednesday 26th September and entries are now open.  Click here for Sylvia Rose 2018/2019 ENTRY FORM and Dates.doc

Please contact Mike O'Donnell mike@lizandmike.co.uk if you are a team captain short of players, if you wish to find a team to join, or if you wish to act as a  reserve who teams can call on if short for a particular match. 

EBU National Inter-clubs knock-out Competition

The NICKO is the EBU National Inter-clubs knock-out competition and is a highly popular and prestigious event.   More details are available on the EBU website. Should you wish to enter a team whose players are all members of Farnham bridge club, our club will pay 50% of your £79 entry fees.   Just contact Mike O'Donnell  mike@lizandmike.co.uk to process your entry.

Surrey & EBU National Competitions

Well done and thank you to Graham Davison, Gabriel Hearst, Jane and Tim Green , for representing our club with credit in the Surrey Affiliated Clubs teams of four Wanborough cup. Our team finished in the top half.  The event was won by a Wimbledon team that included top internationals Frances Hinden and Geoffrey Allerton.

The EBU National Garden Cities Cup also took place this week-end.  This competition is for affiliated clubs teams of 8 winners from across England counties.   It is quite an achievement for any club team to simply make this national final.   Tunbridge Wells won the overall event.    The Reading team which included Tim Rees finished 3rd, and the Petersfield team which included Gabriel Hearst , Mike Kinsey and Mike Fithyan finished creditably too.

It is great to see so many of our members competing in top Surrey and EBU national competitions.

Farnham Bridge Club Supports Local Charity

Farnham Bridge Club runs two Blue Pointed charity events each year, the Richard Currie Swiss Pairs and the Sydney Chishick Pairs. This year we have raised in excess of £1000 for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.

BRIDGE EVENTS

Farnham Festival of Bridge - on Friday, August 24th from 1:30 - 4:30 in the Great Hall, Maltings, Farnham.  If you play bridge at home, in a golf club or in a dedicated bridge club OR if you just want to try playing as a beginner, this event is for you.  Download Farnham Festival of Bridge 2018 SIGN UP DETAILS

You are invited to attend a Bridge Tea on Thursday 11th October, 2018 at St George’s Church Hall,  14 Badshot Lea Road,   Badshot Lea, Farnham GU9 9LD (car park entrance on St George’s Road) from 2pm to 5pm. Cost is £40 per table and the money will go towards the church replacement heating fund. Click here for  Badshot Lea Bridge Tea Entry Form.pdf

Also - Guildford Cafe Bridge in aid of the Samaritans on Thursday 4th October, £30 per person to include coffee and 2 course lunch. Click here for full details - Guildford Cafe Bridge booking details.

Results
PG Duplicate Pairs
Farnham Maltings
Director: James
Scorer: Michael O'Donnell
PG Duplicate Pairs
Farnham Maltings
Director: John
Scorer: Jenny
PG Duplicate Pairs
Farnham Maltings
Director: John
Scorer: Gabriel
PG Duplicate Pairs
Farnham Maltings
Director: Marie Thomson
Scorer: Peter Symm
Surrey Blue Pointed Mini Swiss Pairs (with AGM)
(SCBA)
Oxshott
Director: Richard Banbury
Scorer: Richard Banbury
Surrey Sims Duplicate Pairs
Farnham Maltings
Director: Gerald Searle
Scorer: Peter Symm
Calendar
Wed 18th Jul 2018
PG Duplicate Pairs
Farnham Maltings 7:30
Fri 20th Jul 2018
PG Duplicate Pairs
Farnham Maltings 7:30
Wed 25th Jul 2018
PG Duplicate Pairs
Farnham Maltings 7:30
Fri 27th Jul 2018
PG Duplicate Pairs
Farnham Maltings 7:30
Sun 29th Jul 2018
Richard Currie Swiss Pairs
Farnham Maltings 13:00
Director: Mick Green
Sun 29th Jul 2018
Blue pointed Richard Currie Swiss Pairs
(SCBA)
Farnham 13.00