Horsham Bridge Club
 
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SCCBA Henfield Candles

Blue Point Swiss Teams

Sunday 4 June

£94 per team

tea, cake and buffet

click for details. 

HBC Swiss Pairs

Sunday 11 June 1.00 pm

£6.00

With afternoon tea

Booking essential. 

SCCBA Venture Pairs

25 June, 1pm

Worthing BC

At least 1 player to be below Master (5000MP)

£18 per pair

click for details. 

British Summer Sims

Horsham BC

Tuesday 25 July 

7.00 pm

£5.50

SCCBA Green Point Swiss Teams

Sunday 23 July

1.00pm

7 x 7 board rounds

£90 per team

click for details.

HBC Welcome Pairs

Sunday 30 July

Ingfield Manor School

Members £23

Non members £25

Buffet lunch

District Master or below

Click for details

HBC Blue Point Swiss Pairs

Sunday 30 July

Ingfield Manor School

Members £23

Non members £25

Buffet lunch

Click for details

British Autumn Sims

Horsham BC

Tuesday 3 October

7.00 pm

£5.50

Children in Need Sims

Horsham BC

Thursday 16 Nov

7.00pm

£5.50

 
HOME PAGE

Bank holiday Monday 29 May

Afternoon and evening.

We are a friendly club in central Horsham and welcome members and visitors of all standards.

We play duplicate every weekday evening and on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.

Details of opening times and sessions can be found in the information section on the left or email sec@horshambridge.co.uk

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A PARTNER?

Why not try Partner Finder in Pianola.

You can choose who you would like to invite.

For step by step instructions just click.

Alternatively contact Jo Waddingham

 membershipsecretary@horshambridge.co.uk

AIR CONDITIONING

Please ensure you bring something to keep out the chill in case the air conditioning is on. 

Contact Details

Please click to email Jo Waddingham with your contact details.  Thank you. 

Convention Cards

Both you and your partner should have fully completed convention cards and these should be available to your opponents to read if they wish.

Click to go to the EBU website where draft Benji Acol, simple systems or blank cards can be downloaded in Word and modified to suit your system.

Alternatively please complete the front and back of the score cards provided.

Thank you.

Announcing and Alerting Summary
Click to download the updated announcing and alerting summary.
Psyching, Deviations and Illegal Bids

Ever wondered why you did so badly on a hand?  Is everyone in game except you?  

Did the opposition's bidding put you off?  Did they psyche against you? Was their bidding legal?

Find out more including the approach taken by Horsham BC.

Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
HBC Now 19th Busiest Club

The EBU has just announced the top 50 busiest clubs and Horsham has moved up 2 places to 19th. 

Well done everyone, those who make play possible, those who do the myriad of jobs behind the scenes and those who oversee everything. 

Click for details. 

TROPHY SUCCESS FOR HBC PAIR

Many congratulations to Jon Fitton and Jim Downes who are joint winners of the Henfield BC Beryl Pitman Trophy. 

 

Peggy Smith Trophy Winners
Peggy Smith Trophy Winners

The team of Betty Attwood, Adam Lea, Graham Osborne and Alan Setchell have won the Peggy Smith trophy for the 3rd year running.

Very well done. 

Places available on 7 June and 5 July  

We are delighted to announce that Berry and Graham Hedley are running a further series of  6 workshops.

These will run on alternate Wednesday mornings from 7 June 2017.

Please click for details.

Historical Newsletters
Historical Newsletters

Geoff Chamberlain our longest serving member of 50 years has donated some historical newsletters.

Here we publish the first from October 1979 where you can read about what was going on 38 years ago.

Further editions will be published in due course.

SUCCESS AT SCCBA CONGRESS

Congratulations Josie Allen and Jim Downes who won the non expert trophy in the Swiss Pairs beating a number of very strong pairs in the process. 

In the basic bridge event Mike Williams and Josie were 2nd with Jon Fitton and Jim 3rd. 

Well done all. 

Swiss Pairs Result
Swiss Pairs Result

Congratulations go to Gloria Flint and Reg Underwood with 87 and runners up Jim Downes and Tomasz Serkowski with 84.

Alan Setchell and Jane Handley were fastest ascenders.  

Booking Arrangements

Following a lengthy trial we have decided not to continue with booking sheets. 

The only exceptions are any teams event, our Sunday Swiss Pairs and the Friday Christmas party.

70th Anniversary Celebratory Events

To celebrate the club's forthcoming 70th anniversary we have 2 special events.

A Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs & Welcome Pairs

Sunday 30 July at Ingfield Manor School

Delicious 2 course buffet by John Porteous

Members £23 per person

Visitors £25 per person

Please click for details and an entry form.

NEW 70% LADDER

In this our 70th year we are launching a 70% ladder. 

For most of our sessions, the names of any pair scoring 70% or more will appear on the ladder and, this year, they will each receive a free play voucher. 

(If you score 80%+ that’s showing off but you’ll still get the vouchers and go on the ladder.)

HBC Presents An Evening With Andrew Robson

We are delighted to present a masterclass with one of the finest bridge players and teachers in the world.  

There will be much participation and play

Thursday 26 October 2017 at 7.00pm at Ingfield Manor School

£20

Click for details and an application form.

Members Message Board

Use the message board to pass on your messages to other members. Click on Members Only link above, use the club password that was in the newsletter (or email secretary@horshambridge.co.uk), create yourself a password and write your message.

Results
22nd May 2017
Pairs
22nd May 2017
1st, 2nd, 3rd year students
19th May 2017
Gould Bowl (5)
Calendar
23rd May 2017
Gould Plate (5)
7pm
24th May 2017
Pairs (Improvers)
1:30pm
24th May 2017
Pairs
7:30pm
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
HBC Now 19th Busiest Club

The EBU has just announced the top 50 busiest clubs and Horsham has moved up 2 places to 19th. 

Well done everyone, those who make play possible, those who do the myriad of jobs behind the scenes and those who oversee everything. 

Click for details. 

TROPHY SUCCESS FOR HBC PAIR

Many congratulations to Jon Fitton and Jim Downes who are joint winners of the Henfield BC Beryl Pitman Trophy. 

 

Peggy Smith Trophy Winners
Peggy Smith Trophy Winners

The team of Betty Attwood, Adam Lea, Graham Osborne and Alan Setchell have won the Peggy Smith trophy for the 3rd year running.

Very well done. 

Places available on 7 June and 5 July  

We are delighted to announce that Berry and Graham Hedley are running a further series of  6 workshops.

These will run on alternate Wednesday mornings from 7 June 2017.

Please click for details.

Historical Newsletters
Historical Newsletters

Geoff Chamberlain our longest serving member of 50 years has donated some historical newsletters.

Here we publish the first from October 1979 where you can read about what was going on 38 years ago.

Further editions will be published in due course.

SUCCESS AT SCCBA CONGRESS

Congratulations Josie Allen and Jim Downes who won the non expert trophy in the Swiss Pairs beating a number of very strong pairs in the process. 

In the basic bridge event Mike Williams and Josie were 2nd with Jon Fitton and Jim 3rd. 

Well done all. 

Swiss Pairs Result
Swiss Pairs Result

Congratulations go to Gloria Flint and Reg Underwood with 87 and runners up Jim Downes and Tomasz Serkowski with 84.

Alan Setchell and Jane Handley were fastest ascenders.  

Booking Arrangements

Following a lengthy trial we have decided not to continue with booking sheets. 

The only exceptions are any teams event, our Sunday Swiss Pairs and the Friday Christmas party.

70th Anniversary Celebratory Events

To celebrate the club's forthcoming 70th anniversary we have 2 special events.

A Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs & Welcome Pairs

Sunday 30 July at Ingfield Manor School

Delicious 2 course buffet by John Porteous

Members £23 per person

Visitors £25 per person

Please click for details and an entry form.

NEW 70% LADDER

In this our 70th year we are launching a 70% ladder. 

For most of our sessions, the names of any pair scoring 70% or more will appear on the ladder and, this year, they will each receive a free play voucher. 

(If you score 80%+ that’s showing off but you’ll still get the vouchers and go on the ladder.)

HBC Presents An Evening With Andrew Robson

We are delighted to present a masterclass with one of the finest bridge players and teachers in the world.  

There will be much participation and play

Thursday 26 October 2017 at 7.00pm at Ingfield Manor School

£20

Click for details and an application form.

Members Message Board

Use the message board to pass on your messages to other members. Click on Members Only link above, use the club password that was in the newsletter (or email secretary@horshambridge.co.uk), create yourself a password and write your message.

Results
22nd May 2017
Pairs
22nd May 2017
1st, 2nd, 3rd year students
19th May 2017
Gould Bowl (5)
Calendar
23rd May 2017
Gould Plate (5)
7pm
24th May 2017
Pairs (Improvers)
1:30pm
24th May 2017
Pairs
7:30pm