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County Events & Local Charity Events

If you're interested in what might be going on outside the club go to County Calendar / Events on the menu to find out what events are being run by Berks & Bucks, Hants/ IoW, and the Chiltern League. Also see Local Charity bridge Events.

 
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Convention Cards

A reminder from Ann McMahon, the Chief Director: If you are playing anything but very basic ACOL you and your partner both require the same printed convention card available for perusal by your opponents. The easiest way to achieve this is to download a card from the EBU by clicking  HERE  You can then modify it to your own system. If you are unable to download one for any reason there are also now some blank convention cards in the cupboard in the playing room.

Contact Numbers

Contact number in case of delay on club evenings:
07831 626470 or 01635 41471
(Conservative Club steward).

Key Fobs / Cards

If there is anyone else who would like a key fob or card please contact John Harland.

Individual movement

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Car Park

Please note that spaces numbered 1 to 16 inclusive + Flat in the Conservative Club car park should not be used by members in the evening as they are rented out 24/7.

The Conservative Club has requested that all members leave the bar area by 11 pm

 
June Tuesday Ladder table and June Challenge Cup table now in Competition Tables 2017
Sim Pairs Dates

Thursday 13th July - Kidney Research (ECats). £2 extra
Tuesday 5th September - EBED Autumn Pairs. £2 extra
Thursday 16th November- Children in Need (ECats)

       Learn to Play Bridge      

The Club is pleased to announce that it will be running its Comprehensive Bridge Course for beginners and those who wish to improve their game commencing in September on a Friday evening, with an open night for registration in August.
No partner or previous experience required.

Lessons are given by either Club members who are EBU accredited teachers, or very experienced Club players. All lesson will also have experienced players as assistants etc.so there will be the opportunity for considerable individual help.

For full details of the course and to register your interest please contact our training coordinator, Martin Osgood,Tel: 01635 250756 by email at m_j.osgood@talk21.com

Dates for your diary

Friday 11th August Newbury Bridge Club Charity Evening.

Newbury Bridge Club

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Monday evening Rubber Bridge 19.00
Tuesday evening Duplicate ("relaxed" at least once a month) 19.00 for 19.15 start
Thursday afternoon Afternoon Bridge @ Chieveley 13.15 for 13.30 start
Thursday evening Duplicate (or Teams once a month) 19.00 for 19.15 start
Friday evening Improvers 19.00
     

Start Time Duplicate Evenings
For evening duplicate events it is essential that at least one of the partnership is seated at table
by
7pm at the latest to allow for the movement to be set and a punctual start at 7.15pm.

Please see 'Club Calendar' for more details, also dates of hosted evenings

members £2, visitors £4 every evening

Enquiries to the club secretary Nicola Foster  Tel 0745 6956387  e-mail: nicolaj_foster@hotmail.com

Relaxed Hosted Duplicate

The Relaxed Hosted Duplicate gives more time than usual to play each hand than on an average Duplicate evening and is generally less strict. It is run with the explicit intention of encouraging newer players to make that step up from Improvers, No Fear Bridge, etc. Over the last year we have seen quite a few people take up that opportunity. We hope those who have played once or twice will continue to come and that others who have yet to try it out will give it a go.

The next Relaxed Hosted Duplicate is Tuesday 20th June. You can come with or without a partner.

ABC - Afternoon Bridge @ Chieveley - Chieveley Village Hall

If you'd like to play Bridge in the afternoon why not try Afternoon Bridge @ Chieveley. There will be duplimated boards, printouts, bridgemates and a director as per normal evening duplicate sessions.  Because we are now awarding Master Points for this event, there will be no "help" given during play. However if time allows there will be a short discussion at the end of one or two of the more interesting/more difficult hands. You can turn up without a partner. £2 members. £4 visitors.Thursdays 1.15 p.m. for 1.30 p.m. start.  Finish 4.30 p.m. There is unlimited car parking at the hall. Location: Chieveley village hall, High street, Chieveley RG20 8 TE (No subject)

 

 

Improvers

Improvers will now meet on Friday 7 p.m. in the main room. This is ideal for those who have completed one year of Training or are of an equivalent standard. You can turn up without a partner. £2 members. £4 visitors.
We already have several club players helping out with these evenings but we would welcome others coming along too contributing to this very important integration.

Rubber Bridge

Monday evenings  7:00 – 10:00 pm

Bridge doesn't have to be so serious! Come with a partner and play Rubber Bridge. It's fun and you can experiment without serious consequences. What's more there are prizes! If you've only played Duplicate it's easy to pick up.
Cost: £2 per session for members. £4 for visitors.

Reminder about the Conservative Club Car Park

Spaces numbered 1-16 + Flat should not be used as they are rented out 24/7. Visitors to the club hoping to use the carpark will need to contact either the Club Secretary, Nicola Foster or the Club Chairman Richard Bungey so that someone can operate the barrier for them. You must not use the car park if you are not playing bridge!

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Members' Area

Club Members can access the Members' Area by clicking on the 'Members Only' link above this box. If you have any difficulty email brianmedhurst@hotmail.co.uk

2016-17 Roger Kirby RTH Teams of 4

Rules for RTH Teams of Four 2016-17 Competition

Miscellaneous HIWCBA
Miscellaneous EBU
Best Behaviour at Bridge
Promotions
Competition Winners 2013-2016
Results
27th Jun 2017
Individual Championship
26th Jun 2017
Rubber Bridge (7 tables)
23rd Jun 2017
Improvers
22nd Jun 2017
ABC
22nd Jun 2017
Teams of Four
20th Jun 2017
Relaxed Duplicate Hosted
19th Jun 2017
Rubber Bridge (7 tables)
16th Jun 2017
Improvers
15th Jun 2017
ABC
15th Jun 2017
Challenge Cup
Calendar
Thu 29th Jun 2017
Relaxed Duplicate Hosted
Director: Chris Doyle
Scorer: John Harland
Host: John Harland
Thu 29th Jun 2017
ABC
Director: Jackie Woods
Scorer: Geoff Edwards
Fri 30th Jun 2017
Improvers
Director: John Harland
Mon 3rd Jul 2017
Rubber Bridge
Director: Sheila Hayes
Tue 4th Jul 2017
Championship Pairs
Director: Gill Weeks
Scorer: Davit Barratt
Thu 6th Jul 2017
Prize Handicap
Director: Liz Madeley
Scorer: Jackie Woods
Thu 6th Jul 2017
ABC
Director: John Harland
Click for the Members Only section
Members' Area

Club Members can access the Members' Area by clicking on the 'Members Only' link above this box. If you have any difficulty email brianmedhurst@hotmail.co.uk

2016-17 Roger Kirby RTH Teams of 4

Rules for RTH Teams of Four 2016-17 Competition

Miscellaneous HIWCBA
Miscellaneous EBU
Best Behaviour at Bridge
Promotions
Competition Winners 2013-2016
Results
27th Jun 2017
Individual Championship
26th Jun 2017
Rubber Bridge (7 tables)
23rd Jun 2017
Improvers
22nd Jun 2017
ABC
22nd Jun 2017
Teams of Four
20th Jun 2017
Relaxed Duplicate Hosted
19th Jun 2017
Rubber Bridge (7 tables)
16th Jun 2017
Improvers
15th Jun 2017
ABC
15th Jun 2017
Challenge Cup
Calendar
Thu 29th Jun 2017
Relaxed Duplicate Hosted
Director: Chris Doyle
Scorer: John Harland
Host: John Harland
Thu 29th Jun 2017
ABC
Director: Jackie Woods
Scorer: Geoff Edwards
Fri 30th Jun 2017
Improvers
Director: John Harland
Mon 3rd Jul 2017
Rubber Bridge
Director: Sheila Hayes
Tue 4th Jul 2017
Championship Pairs
Director: Gill Weeks
Scorer: Davit Barratt
Thu 6th Jul 2017
Prize Handicap
Director: Liz Madeley
Scorer: Jackie Woods
Thu 6th Jul 2017
ABC
Director: John Harland