Next week is Children in Need Sims week. Hitchin plays 3 of these events - Monday afternoons and Wednesday and Thursday evenings. All hands are different and scores are compared across all the other clubs in the UK playing on that day. A fun event raising money for an important charity. A booklet is available at the end of the session showing what you could have done!!.
Entry is by donation to the charity, no table monies.
The topics for the next few workshops are:-
16th November - Making a Plan
14th December - Playing in NT
Booking with Elaine is essential to secure a place - email email@example.com
Monday afternoon - firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday and Wednesday evenings - email@example.com
Wednesday afternoons - firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday - email@example.com
Friday teams - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hitchin Bridge Club (registered charity number 1140362) meets in the church hall of Our Lady's and St Andrew 16 Nightingale Road Hitchin SG5 1QS near the centre of this historic and attractive market town.
It aims to provide duplicate bridge in a friendly supportive but competitive atmosphere for all levels of players.
Pairs sessions are held on Monday and Wednesday afternoons at 1.30 p.m. and Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 7.30 p.m. and there is a monthly teams on the second Friday each month at 7.30 p.m.
Thursdays are intended for less experienced players and only simple bidding systems are allowed. This evening is run in 2 sections, both playing the same hands, one open to all partnerships with the other restricted to partnerships with a combined NGS of 14 or less.
Hosts are available for Monday and Thursday evenings and Wednesday afternoons. Supervised play sessions are held on Monday afternoons when partners are not required.
Classes for beginners run from October to July each year and workshops for improvers are held on the third Friday morning each month.
Visitors are always very welcome. If you are visiting Hitchin and would like a game please contact us.
36 pairs took part in the Autumn Swiss. Close at the top with the winners Richard and Linda Gallow just beating Abbey Smith and David Reicken on the last round.
Photo also shows non expert and ascenders prize winners.
Many Congratulations to John And Brian who won the HBA Club Cup Winners competition against a very strong field.