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SCCBA Elisabeth North Trophy

Teams of Eight

Sunday 26 March 2017

1.00pm

 

SCCBA Spring Congress

21 - 23 April 2017

Uckfield

Includes Welcome Pairs for 1st, 2nd 3rd year students (free)

Click for details

HBC Peggy Smith Trophy

Pivot teams

Friday 28 April

7.30

SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs

Saturday 6 May

11.00am

Horntye Sports Complex, Hastings

£20 per pair including ploughmans lunch  

 

SCCBA Green Point Pairs

20 May 2017

11.00am

Uckfield

Please click for details. 

 
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NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Wednesday 1st March 2017

7.15pm

 Nominations for officers and the Committee should be made by 22 February  

The deadline for postal votes is also 22 February  

Paperwork for the AGM has been emailed, some copies are available in the club.

AGM 2017 Agenda

2017 AGM Secretary's Report  

AGM 2017 Treasurer Report

AGM 2017 Premises Report

 

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.

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

We play duplicate every weekday evening and some afternoons. 

Details of opening times and sessions can be found in the information section on the left or email secretary@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 Alice Thorpe 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
SCCBA Open Sims Success

Terry Fishlock and Jane Handley have won the recent Sussex county open sim Pairs. 

Congratulations. 

Success in Ladies Pairs

Congratulations go to Sandra Cape who together with her partner won the recent Surrey Ladies' Pairs. 

A great result, well done. 

SCCBA Individual Success

This year's SCCBA Individual competition has been won by Hayes Dockrell with 63.02%

Very well done Hayes!

EBU Master Point Champions 2016

Jim Downes headed the level 6 leader board in Sussex for most masterpoints earned with 2705.

Joint champions at Horsham BC earning the most masterpoints earned while playing at Horsham BC are Berry & Graham Hedley with 1927 local points.

Keith Norman was 3rd with 1875.

Very well done. 

Swiss Pairs Success
Swiss Pairs Success

Congratulations to Paul Castle and Dave Scamen who won the February Swiss Pairs, winning all their matches except one. 

Peter Bellord and Ivor Harrison got off to a great start winning their first 3 matches convincingly but faded slightly after tea, too much cake??

SUCCESS IN DAVID PAVEY TROPHY
SUCCESS IN DAVID PAVEY TROPHY

Congratulations Jo & Roger Waddingham who have won the SCCBA David Pavey trophy. 

Well done. 

Booking Arrangements - Trial Extended

The trial is extended to March 2017

No need to book regular sessions EXCEPT for

Teams and county events.

A free play voucher if you don't get a game. 

Feedback to any member of the committee please. 

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.)

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

£23 per person for members

Please click for details and an entry form.

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.

Sandra Landy

Sandra Landy the renowned international has died. Among other things she is known for the Landy Game Try - "First you bid game - then, you try to make it".

Stephenson Cup Winners
Stephenson Cup Winners

Congratulations go to Suzette Torn and Ron Cannings who have won this year's mixed pairs competition with a very healthy 64.04%

Well done!

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
27th Feb 2017
Pairs
27th Feb 2017
Beginners/ Improvers
24th Feb 2017
Pairs
Calendar
28th Feb 2017
Gould Plate (2)
7pm
1st Mar 2017
Pairs (Improvers)
1:30pm
1st Mar 2017
AGM
7:15pm
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
SCCBA Open Sims Success

Terry Fishlock and Jane Handley have won the recent Sussex county open sim Pairs. 

Congratulations. 

Success in Ladies Pairs

Congratulations go to Sandra Cape who together with her partner won the recent Surrey Ladies' Pairs. 

A great result, well done. 

SCCBA Individual Success

This year's SCCBA Individual competition has been won by Hayes Dockrell with 63.02%

Very well done Hayes!

EBU Master Point Champions 2016

Jim Downes headed the level 6 leader board in Sussex for most masterpoints earned with 2705.

Joint champions at Horsham BC earning the most masterpoints earned while playing at Horsham BC are Berry & Graham Hedley with 1927 local points.

Keith Norman was 3rd with 1875.

Very well done. 

Swiss Pairs Success
Swiss Pairs Success

Congratulations to Paul Castle and Dave Scamen who won the February Swiss Pairs, winning all their matches except one. 

Peter Bellord and Ivor Harrison got off to a great start winning their first 3 matches convincingly but faded slightly after tea, too much cake??

SUCCESS IN DAVID PAVEY TROPHY
SUCCESS IN DAVID PAVEY TROPHY

Congratulations Jo & Roger Waddingham who have won the SCCBA David Pavey trophy. 

Well done. 

Booking Arrangements - Trial Extended

The trial is extended to March 2017

No need to book regular sessions EXCEPT for

Teams and county events.

A free play voucher if you don't get a game. 

Feedback to any member of the committee please. 

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.)

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

£23 per person for members

Please click for details and an entry form.

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.

Sandra Landy

Sandra Landy the renowned international has died. Among other things she is known for the Landy Game Try - "First you bid game - then, you try to make it".

Stephenson Cup Winners
Stephenson Cup Winners

Congratulations go to Suzette Torn and Ron Cannings who have won this year's mixed pairs competition with a very healthy 64.04%

Well done!

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
27th Feb 2017
Pairs
27th Feb 2017
Beginners/ Improvers
24th Feb 2017
Pairs
Calendar
28th Feb 2017
Gould Plate (2)
7pm
1st Mar 2017
Pairs (Improvers)
1:30pm
1st Mar 2017
AGM
7:15pm