Maidstone's Bridge Clubs
Maidstone's Bridge Clubs
 
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MAIDSTONE PARTNER FINDING SERVICE

LOOKING FOR A PARTNER ?

 RING JOHN WALKER

07703 439455

Non Members & Visitors are welcome to call John for a game and he will do his best to find you a partner.

 
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14th May 2015 12:57 BST
 
BEARSTED
BEARSTED

 The Bearsted "arm" of Maidstone Bridge Club meet every Tuesday night at 1915 hours in the Club Committee Room above the Bearsted and Thurnham Club. Players are permitted to buy drinks at the Club bar and Coffee is available in the bridge room. Food is no longer provided although refreshments can be obtained from the Bar if required. Table money is £3.00. 

MAIDSTONE BRIDGE CLUB

Maidstone Bridge Club has three sessions of Bridge each week, Tuesday at the Bearsted Club opposite Bearsted Green, Wednesday and Thursday at the Hilton Hotel Maidstone by junction 7 of the M20 Motorway. The Club is EBU affiliated and operates the Pay to Play system. The Annual Membership is £12 with a reduced pro rata fee available for new memebers joining later in the year.

Wednesday night is for beginners and the less confident players with help available throughout the evening and a partner guaranteed if you come on your own. Start time is 7.30pm with free tea/coffee available and play normally finishes around 10.30pm. 18 boards are usually played and Master Points awarded

Tuesday and Thursday nights are for the more experienced  players and play starts at 7.15pm except on the first Thursday in every month when a Teams event is played which starts at 7.30pm. Guests are welcome but if you do not have a partner please check beforehand (see our contact page).

DUPLIMATE HANDS AND BRIDGEMATES ARE USED

MAIDSTONE'S BRIDGE CLUBS
MAIDSTONE'S BRIDGE CLUBS

FIND INFORMATION ON MAIDSTONE, BEARSTED, AND COUNT 213  BRIDGE CLUBS ON THIS WEB SITE.

THE CALENDAR PAGES SHOW ALL THE CLUBS EVENTS.

MAIDSTONE, BEARSTED AND COUNT213 RESULTS SCORE AUTOMATICALLY.

PLEASE USE THIS INFORMATION TO VISIT THE OTHER CLUBS IN THE AREA.

 

 

THE HILTON HOTEL
THE HILTON HOTEL

The Hilton Hotel has parking control measures in operation.

Please make sure you bring your entry/exit ticket into the bridge room with you where it will be collected. Normally the Exit barrier is placed on "automatic" at the end of play so you do not need a ticket to leave. In the event of an emergency and you need to leave before the end of normal play ask at Hotel Reception for an "Exit" ticket.  

 

 
   
MAIDSTONE START TIME
DONT FORGET !!!!!!!!!!!!!

MAIDSTONE THURSDAY NIGHT SESSIONS NOW START PLAY AT @ 715pm EXCEPT TEAM NIGHTS, THE FIRST THURSDAY IN EVERY MONTH, WHEN PLAY STARTS AT 730pm. WEDNESDAY NIGHT SESSIONS CONTINUE TO START AT 730pm

DONT BE LATE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

JOHN CULLINGWORTH MEMORIAL BRIDGE

Due to other commitments it has not as yet been possible to organise an event in John's name but the matter is still under consideration.

BUILDING A BRIDGE SYSTEM

BUILDING A BRIDGE SYSTEM

Please note that Dick Payne has recently updated, revised and renamed his bidding manual. Click above to have a look.

Anyone interested in further discussion should contact Dick by email Dicks Mail Service

 
WEDNESDAY LADDER PAIRS
WEDNESDAY LADDER PAIRS

Jean and Mick Everest winners of the Wednesday night Ladder Pairs Competition in 2014 were awarded with their trophy (pictured before engraving) at a short ceremony prior to play on 6 May. The trophy was presented by Mark Nicholas of the Barretts Group (Jaguar/Land Rover) who kindly sponsored the Trophy.

LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE

WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY BRIDGE?

IF YOU LIVE IN THE MAIDSTONE AREA AND WANT TO PLAY BRIDGE MAIDSTONE BRIDGE CLUB CAN OFFER A GOOD PRACTICE ENVIRONMENT ON WEDNESDAY EVENINGS OR A MORE SERIOUS GAME ON TUESDAYS OR THURSDAYS. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED JUST COME ALONG AND INTRODUCE YOURSELVES AND WE WILL TAKE IT FROM THERE. YOU WILL NEED TO BE UNDERGOING A COURSE OF LESSONS AND AS A  NOVICE IT WILL ONLY BE POSSIBLE TO ALLOW YOU TO WATCH UNTIL YOU HAVE REACHED AN ACCEPTABLE STANDARD. WE DO NOT PROVIDE FREE LESSONS ON CLUB NIGHTS.

 
IF YOU ARE A COMPLETE BEGINNER LOOKING FOR LESSONS, OR KNOW THE BASICS AND WANT TO IMPROVE JOHN WALKER, PAULINE BALLARD AND DAVID BEAL RUN LESSONS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. CONTACT JOHN ON THE TELEPHONE NUMBER SHOWN OR IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR IMPROVERS LESSONS
SEE DAVIDS ADJACENT ADVERT OR YOU CAN SEND AN EMAIL BY CLICKING ON THIS ITEM. 

PLEASE GET IN TOUCH MAIDSTONE BRIDGE CLUB NEEDS YOU!

Click for the latest results
FORTHCOMING SIM PAIRS

SIMULTANEOUS PAIRS 2015

 Table Money each player as shown ♠ 

JULY

28th Bearsted (1915) £4.00

30th Maidstone (1915) £4.00

VISITORS VERY WELCOME

 

 

 

FORTHCOMING SIM PAIRS
LOCAL LEAGUE RESULTS
LOCAL LEAGUE RESULTS

Congratulations go to team Maidstone B for winning the KCBA area league for 2014/5. The team comprised Richard Sissons, Jenny Kendall, David Beal and Georgina Howe with a reserve pair of Barry Beavis and Jean Letley. Second placed were Maidstone A and third Weald of Kent. The Winners go on to play in the Brook Shield Final in June.

LARSKY PAIRS HEAT 2016
LARSKY PAIRS HEAT 2016

MAIDSTONE BRIDGE CLUB WILL STAGE A HEAT OF THE KCBA LARSKY PAIRS COMPETITION ON THURSDAY 14 JANUARY 2016 STARTING AT THE LATER TIME OF 1930 HOURS. TABLE MONEY WILL BE DETERMINED NEARER THE DATE BUT SHOULD NOT BE MORE THAN £5.00 PER PLAYER. VISITORS WILL BE WELCOME BUT, IF POSSIBLE, PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU INTEND PLAYING.

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS A LATER STARTING TIME FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF PAIRS WHO MAY BE TRAVELLING SOME DISTANCE

BRIDGE LESSONS
BRIDGE LESSONS
Results
Thu 2nd Jul 2015
Teams July
Wed 1st Jul 2015
Wednesday Pairs
Wed 1st Jul 2015
Count213Club play
Tue 30th Jun 2015
Bearsted Pairs
Thu 25th Jun 2015
Ladder Pairs
Wed 24th Jun 2015
Wednesday Pairs
Wed 24th Jun 2015
Count213Club play
Tue 23rd Jun 2015
Bearsted Pairs
Thu 18th Jun 2015
Thursday Pairs
Wed 17th Jun 2015
Wednesday Pairs
Calendar
Thu 2nd Jul 2015
TEAMS
Tue 7th Jul 2015
Club Play
Wed 8th Jul 2015
Wednesday Pairs
Thu 9th Jul 2015
Thursday Pairs
Tue 14th Jul 2015
Club Play
Wed 15th Jul 2015
Wednesday Pairs
Thu 16th Jul 2015
Thursday Pairs
Tue 21st Jul 2015
Club Play
Wed 22nd Jul 2015
Ladder Pairs
Thu 23rd Jul 2015
Ladder Pairs
Click for the latest results
FORTHCOMING SIM PAIRS

SIMULTANEOUS PAIRS 2015

 Table Money each player as shown ♠ 

JULY

28th Bearsted (1915) £4.00

30th Maidstone (1915) £4.00

VISITORS VERY WELCOME

 

 

 

FORTHCOMING SIM PAIRS
LOCAL LEAGUE RESULTS
LOCAL LEAGUE RESULTS

Congratulations go to team Maidstone B for winning the KCBA area league for 2014/5. The team comprised Richard Sissons, Jenny Kendall, David Beal and Georgina Howe with a reserve pair of Barry Beavis and Jean Letley. Second placed were Maidstone A and third Weald of Kent. The Winners go on to play in the Brook Shield Final in June.

LARSKY PAIRS HEAT 2016
LARSKY PAIRS HEAT 2016

MAIDSTONE BRIDGE CLUB WILL STAGE A HEAT OF THE KCBA LARSKY PAIRS COMPETITION ON THURSDAY 14 JANUARY 2016 STARTING AT THE LATER TIME OF 1930 HOURS. TABLE MONEY WILL BE DETERMINED NEARER THE DATE BUT SHOULD NOT BE MORE THAN £5.00 PER PLAYER. VISITORS WILL BE WELCOME BUT, IF POSSIBLE, PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU INTEND PLAYING.

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS A LATER STARTING TIME FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF PAIRS WHO MAY BE TRAVELLING SOME DISTANCE

BRIDGE LESSONS
BRIDGE LESSONS
Results
Thu 2nd Jul 2015
Teams July
Wed 1st Jul 2015
Wednesday Pairs
Wed 1st Jul 2015
Count213Club play
Tue 30th Jun 2015
Bearsted Pairs
Thu 25th Jun 2015
Ladder Pairs
Wed 24th Jun 2015
Wednesday Pairs
Wed 24th Jun 2015
Count213Club play
Tue 23rd Jun 2015
Bearsted Pairs
Thu 18th Jun 2015
Thursday Pairs
Wed 17th Jun 2015
Wednesday Pairs
Calendar
Thu 2nd Jul 2015
TEAMS
Tue 7th Jul 2015
Club Play
Wed 8th Jul 2015
Wednesday Pairs
Thu 9th Jul 2015
Thursday Pairs
Tue 14th Jul 2015
Club Play
Wed 15th Jul 2015
Wednesday Pairs
Thu 16th Jul 2015
Thursday Pairs
Tue 21st Jul 2015
Club Play
Wed 22nd Jul 2015
Ladder Pairs
Thu 23rd Jul 2015
Ladder Pairs