Harpenden Duplicate Bridge Club.
Members Area

The Members Area allows you to find contact details (phone, email address) for all of the other club members. 

To access it, select 'Membership' then 'Members Area' from the left hand menu or simply Click here....  You can then log in using your email address or your EBU number or your name [ you only need one of these, not all three!].

If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it by entering your email address and clicking the Set / Reset Password option on the Log-in screen. You will receive an email with a link that will take you to a screen where you can reset it with a new one.

Eccles Cup
Eccles Cup

Congratulations to Jane Rawling & David Ramsbottom, Richard Strickland & Chris Hedges, Gill Hardy & Bernie Rolfe, Dave Tookey & Rodger White for winning the Eccles Cup, just pipping Hitchin & Hemel Hempstead who tied for scond place.  The event was help on November 16th at the Hemel Bridge Club. 

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Welcome! We play in the Clubhouse at the Harpenden Common Golf Club, Cravells Road, East Common, Harpenden AL5 1BL, holding  a Club Pairs event most Mondays & Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. Other events are shown below.

Visiting pairs are most welcome on Tuesdays - please call Richard Last  to arrange. Tel:  01582 762727 or email:  richard@templeandco.com. At present, our room is very full on Mondays and regretably we cannot accomodate visting pairs on those evenings.

Table Fees for normal club nights are £3 for members, £5 for visitors.  Additional charges may apply to visitors for special events such as Sims where we have to pay entry fees to the EBU.

See the Information page for more details...


The minutes for the 2019 AGM are available:  click here...

Special Events

We play duplicate pairs on Monday and Tuesday evenings except for the dates below.

Date Event
Mon 1 Apr 19 EBU Spring Sims
Tue 2 Apr 19 EBU Spring Sims
Mon 22 Apr 19 Pairs (Easter Monday)
Mon 6 May 19 Pairs (Bank Holiday)
Mon 13 May 19 Spring Teams (enter as 4's)
Mon 27 May 19 Pairs (Bank Holiday)
Mon 22 Jul 19 EBU Summer Sims
Tue 23 Jul 19 EBU Summer Sims
Mon 23 Sep 19 Autumn Teams (Humble Cup)
Tue 24 Sep 19 Teams
Tue 1 Oct 19 HBA Championship Pairs
Mon 7 Oct 19 EBU Autumn Sims
Tue 8 Oct 19 EBU Autumn Sims
Mon 21 Oct 19 HBA Championship Pairs
Tue 5 Nov 19 Humble Cup
Mon 9 Dec 19 Christmas Party
Tue 17 Dec 19 Christmas Party
Tue 24 Dec 19 Bank Holiday - no bridge
Tue 31 Dec 19 Bank Holiday - no bridge

For HBA / EBU competitions, only members of the HBA/EBU may take part in the later stage of the competition. Except for the Marjorie Lukyn Charity Cup, anyone who plays in more than one heat will take part "without standing".

Duty Officer & Directors Rota

Please note that the Duty Officer system is intended for occasional use by Members and is not available to guests.  Each Duty Officer is to remind the Duty Officer for the following week.  There will be no Duty Officer on Mondays for Teams Events or the EBU Sims.

Duty Officer & Directors Rota - Mondays  click here...

Duty Officer & Directors Rota - Tuesdays  click here...

Beginning Bridge Course
Beginning Bridge Course

The current Beginners' course is now full.  Watch this space for news of future courses.

Click here for an Application form

For more details, please contact: 
Richard   email: richard@templeandco.com   tel: 01582 762727 
Ken  email: ken.barnett1@ntlworld.com  tel: 01582  623275

Monday pairs
Tuesday pairs
Monday pairs
Marjorie Lukyn
Monday pairs
Tuesday pairs
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Monday pairs
5th March 2019
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Monday pairs
Post-Mortem bridge
Post-Mortem bridge

Ken & Richard will be running sessions on Monday afternoons (except bank holidays) from 2pm to 4:15 at the tennis club in Amenbury Lane.  

Sessions will consist of simultaneously playing hands followed by discussion of the hand and points arising from the bidding and play.

These hands will usually use boards from the previous Monday evening.  

All welcome.  No partner needed.  Costs : £2.50 per session attended.

HBA Events

The Hertfordshire Bridge Association are staging several events over the coming months which you might consider attending.  Click here for details...