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Kent Congress - 27/28th October 2018
Kent Congress - 27/28th October 2018

Kent's Blue Pointed Congress is being held at TWBC over the weekend of 27th/28th October.

Please click here for the Congress entry form with further information.

Entries may also be made online - Swiss Pairs  Swiss Teams

This year's Congress will also feature a Real Easy event, run concurrently with the main Swiss Pairs event, on Saturday 27 October at 2pm.  This NO FEAR event is aimed at all those who have learned to play bridge in the last few years and would like a taste of the Congress. Please click here for an entry form with further information

Teaching & Learning Opportunities in Surrey
Teaching & Learning Opportunities in Surrey

Surrey are offering the following training activity

23-25 November - Learn & Play Bridge Weekend - Counting & Competitive Bidding

Club TD Training
EBED is working together with Bridge Clubs to organise club director training courses.
Information can be found on our website http://www.ebedcio.org.uk/td-training including a full course calendar for all venues and dates
Please book directly online, or to contact Richard via email : richard@ebu.co.uk
 
Learn more
Learn More

LEARN MORE

 

You have graduated through lessons and friendly duplicates and are ready for something more competitive.  All our clubs provide regular competitive duplicates.  Choose the “Home” tab at the top of this page and click on either the “Map of Affiliated Clubs” or "Clubs & Duplicate nights" tab on the left to see a listing of all our clubs with details of their regular club sessions.  

 

You go to some of these sessions and want to improve your scores.  How can you go about this?

There are lots of ways, but here are a number of suggestions:

 

Read all the bridge articles you can in the newspapers and in English Bridge (The EBU’s quarterly magazine for members).  A number of bridge books are reviewed here - click on “Book Reviews” on the left hand menu.

 

Find someone with more bridge experience to help you, either by playing with you or by discussing your results.  Whilst at present we have no formal mentoring system in Oxfordshire I am sure that if you speak to your club chairperson they will be able to help you to find someone suitable.

Enter a Pro-Am event.  You will need to keep your eyes open for opportunities at several clubs.  At the time of writing The Menagerie (www.bridgewebs.com/menagerie/) runs one about every nine months and Wallingford (www.bridgewebs.com/wallingford/) about every three months

 

Play against better standard opposition and be ready to learn from them.  It would be rare to meet a bridge player who would not be happy to give you constructive advice, but hopefully not until you have asked for it!

 

Attend a seminar or course on a specific subject.  The following clubs offer seminars or courses from time to time:

 

ABBEY SMITH BC (at Little Horwood, Bucks) - see website www.bridgewebs.com/abbeysmith/ - or e-mail Abbey at abbeybridgelessons@hotmail.co.uk  

 

OXFORD BC - see website www.bridgewebs.com/obc/.  Details of seminars can be found by clicking Seminars at Oxford Bridge Club and courses by clicking Courses at Oxford Bridge Club.

 

SUMMERTOWN BC - offer seminars (principally for their own members) - see website www.bridgewebs.com/summertown/.

 

WALLINGFORD BC - offer seminars on specific topics - see website www.bridgewebs.com/wallingford/.