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Welcome to Hutton Bridge Club
Club Introduction
Club Introduction

The main club sessions are at 19:30 every Monday and Wednesday (public holidays excepted) in the reception area of:-

Becket Keys School (formerly Sawyer's Hall College)
Sawyer's Hall Lane
Essex CM15 9DA.

See the "Information" page for directions: please take care using the postcode on your SatNav as it may take you on a wild goose chase up the Ongar Road.  

We are a friendly medium-sized club and are very welcoming of guests or visitors on all occasions. As well as the weekly club duplicate we host special events such as the Club Championship, Spring Individual, EBU and Charitable Simultaneous Pairs, the Fledgling Fours and a Christmas party. We also have a welcoming and active social scene with an annual weekend holiday. The first Wednesday session of each month is known as 'Friendly First Wednesday' and is especially suited to the less experienced.

If new to the game you may learn to play bridge with us and we also offer coaching and mentoring.

The club fields teams in all the major Essex and some national competitions and has been known to do well, please follow the menu buttons on the left for more information.

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Need a Partner?

If you wish to play but need a partner please contact Carol McCue via email or 01277 655785 and we will do our very best to accommodate you.

Current Competition leaders

Many congratulations to Sue and Tony French who won the 2017 Club Championship Pairs on Monday 16th October in a field of 16 pairs.

This season's competitions are under way and very hotly contested, the current leaders are shown below:-

  • Combined Individual: Graham Beeton
  • Monday Individual (Gentleman): Bob Major
  • Monday Individual (Lady): Lorraine Butler
  • Wednesday Individual (Gentleman): John Sutcliffe
  • Wednesday Individual (Lady): Carolyn Rudkin
  • Monday Pairs: Bob Major & Alex Tanner
  • Wednesday PairsAlbert Kitchin and Graham Beeton
  • Friendly First Wednesday Pairs: Colin Scott and Tony French
  • Improvers: David Tennet
  • Handicap: David Tennet
Club Pairs

Last year's winners of the Club Pairs Jon & Coral put up a strong defence in an attempt to hold on to their title in this year's event on 10th June, unfortunately they lost out narrowly and had to settle for a splendid runners-up spot. Linda & Dave B also put in a good effort and managed a creditable 8th place but sadly that was not quite enough for us to retain our team trophy.

Tara & Jagdish also gained some valuble experience and managed to finish above a couple of much more experienced pairs, so all in all it could be considered a good day!

A very well done to all our players and thank you for representing Team Hutton.

Worthing Autumn Update

Our next weekend trip is proving to be very popular indeed with a very high return rate but despite what you may have heard to the contrary we do still have plenty of room left!

Regrettably though singles are now only available with a £50 supplement, however twin and double rooms are still available as advertised, details here.

A great weekend for team Hutton!

Congratulations to Tara/Jagdish and Sue C/Jill on their 2nd place in the Fledgling Fours team competition held in Cranham on Friday 16th Feb! They were beaten by a much more experienced team but were in contention right until the last round, Bettie/Andrew and Ann D/(Roy Udall) followed them home with a fine 3rd place.

In the prestigious Ray Cornell Trophy on Sunday the 18th our teams finished in 2nd and 7th places repectively and therefore 2nd overall in the race to represent Essex in the Garden Cities national competition. This is an execellent performance from Dennis/Basil, Graham/David P, David C/Albert and Colin/David T in a very strong field indeed, very well done guys! A particularly impressive set of x-imps from David C & Albert is worthy of a special mention.

Both the experienced and up and coming players of the club are proving we're heading in the right direction!

Thank you to all our players for supporting the club and agreeing to represent us.

Upcoming Events

The following events may be of interest to members:

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd July: Essex/Herts Green Pointed weekend - Essex & Herts joint venture with Swiss pairs and teams in Ware from 12:00 both days.

For more details please see the ECBA website for county events or contact a Hutton Committee member for others.

Movers and Shakers!

The Club is very pleased to see recent Master Point promotions for members:

May: Warmest congratulations to Andrew for taking the first step on the ladder by becoming a Local Master! 

Apr: Congratulations to Jon on his promotion this month to 1* Premier Regional Master! 

Mar: This month sees Sue F promoted to Premier Master, Alex to 1* Master and Tony to 1* Premier Master, well done all.

Jan: A huge well done to Dorothy on her promoton to Club Master at the start of 2018!

Dec: Another busy month for club members; many congratulations to Peter D on his promotion to 1* Tournament Master, Pers on her promotion to District Master and to Tara and Jagdish who both became Club Masters!

Nov: It's a busy month! Congratulations to Julian on his promotion to Club Master, Colin on his promotion to Premier Master as well as Simon and John S who both became became Premier Life Masters!

Oct: Warmest congratulations to Coral who became a 4* Premier Regional Master this month.

Very well done everyone!

EBU Master Point lists 2016

The EBU Master Point lists for 2016 are now available, please see here.

Monday Duplicate Pairs
Wednesday Duplicate Pairs
Monday Duplicate Pairs
Friendly First Wednesday
Monday Duplicate Pairs
18th Jul 2018
Wednesday Duplicate Pairs
23rd Jul 2018
Monday Duplicate Pairs & British Summer Sims (EBU)
25th Jul 2018
Wednesday Duplicate Pairs
30th Jul 2018
Monday Duplicate Pairs
1st Aug 2018
Friendly First Wednesday