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Please arrange to arrive by 7:15 for a prompt 7:30 start.
If you encounter website problems please email the webmaster and not Bridgewebs, thank you.
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.
Learn – Play – Socialise – Compete
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.
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:-
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Our first group of 10 beginners are seen below getting to grips with Minibridge during their very first lesson:
We hope that they come to enjoy the game and membership of our club as much as we do!
So welcome to the class of '18, we look forward to their furture forays into the club scene and hope the group is the first of many over the years to come.
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.
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.
On Sunday 4th June Coral Fallon and Jon Ward won the Club Pairs with the 3rd place slot going to Theo Todman and Colin Scott scoring 63.74% & 61.25% respectively.
This placed Hutton comfortably top of the clubs to become the winning club for the 2nd year running, we have also provided the winning individual pair for 4 of the last 5 years!
Well done to all our pairs taking part and especially those mentioned above, click here to see your club at the top.
Please let a member of the committee or support team know if you would be willing to represent the club in inter-club or county events, we enter teams and pairs at all levels.
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.
The Club is very pleased to see recent Master Point promotions for members:
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!
The EBU Master Point lists for 2016 are now available, please see here.