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Phone Number

We now have a phone for members to use if they are going to be late arriving for an evening's bridge. It will be available from about 7.00 - 7.30pm on the night only.

The number is 07772758624

St Albans Bridge Club
Inaugural IMP Pairs Trophy July 2nd 2018

We are delighted to announced the addition of a new annual Trophy event to the club calendar with the launch of a IMP Pairs Tournament on Monday July 2nd 2018.  For those unfamiliar with the format, which is common in much of mainland Europe, the evening will look and feel like a normal Pairs night with a series of two board rounds played with one set of duplicated boards against different sets of opponents.  The key difference is that the scoring is effectively on a Teams basis with the size of the score achieved being important as opposed to the usual Matchpoint format where the aim is simply to do better than the other pairs holding your cards.  Games and Slams become more important, over tricks less important. A further explanation can be found on the link below.

https://www.ebu.co.uk/newsletters/?id=16&page=5

We look forward to welcoming you to this new event.

Welcome - no partner needed
Welcome - no partner needed

Welcome to the website of The St Albans Duplicate Bridge Club where we play competitive bridge to a good standard in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

You can come along either as a pair or without a partner as we operate a highly successful duty officer scheme. This scheme runs every week except for the regular teams competition which is held on the second Monday of every month - but please do bring your own team for these events if you wish!

There is ample parking and free tea, coffee and biscuits!

We look forward to meeting you and you don't need to contact us first - just turn up! (Before 7.25 pm please!)

 

Venue and Times
Venue and Times

The club meets at The Jersey Farm Community Centre, Sandringham Crescent, St Albans, Herts, AL4 9RG. (please see map and travelling directions under the information button on the left of this page).

We are open every Monday including public holidays (except 24, 25 & 26 December).

Doors open at 7.15pm for a prompt 7.30 pm start of play.

Diary Dates for 2018

Please mark the club's key Trophy events in your diaries for 2018:

15th Jan 2018  - Gerald Everitt Memorial Pairs Trophy: Winners: Gill & Steve Lambert

7th May 2018  -  Anniversary Pairs Trophy: Winners: Jane Scaysbrook & John Mathews

2nd July 2018  -  St. Albans IMP Pairs Trophy: New Event, see below

24th Sept 2018 - St. Albans Swiss Pairs Trophy: Holders Maggie Moore & Walter Russell

Anniversary Pairs 2018

The winners were Jane Scaysbrook and John Mathews. The runners up were Naomi Gibbs and Mike Rawlins.

 

Anniversary Pairs 2018
HBA Events

We would like to encourage members to support the forthcoming HBA Events details of which can be found on the HBA website, link below:

22/July    Green Point Swiss Pairs

23/July    Green Point Swiss Teams

HBA Website    http://www.bridgewebs.com/herts/

Need help making up a team?

 Are you are seeking another pair or single player for your team?

Or are you a pair or a single player seeking a team to join?

Please contact Steve Lambert by email at steve@lamberts.org.uk or 07990 562986

We are particularly keen to expand our monthly teams event so, if you don't yet have a team, why not give it a go ?

Calendar
25th June 2018
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Gary Kendall
Scorer: Steve Lambert
Duty Officer: Jill Akroyd
2nd July 2018
Inaugural IMP Pairs Trophy
Director: Steve Lambert
Scorer: John Duthie
Duty Officer: Gary Kendall
9th July 2018
Multiple Teams
Director: Bob Turnham
Scorer: Colin Leeson
Results
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Careen Benjamin
Scorer: Penny Mauger
Multiple Teams
Director: John Duthie
Scorer: Colin Leeson
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Steve Lambert
Scorer: Jane Scaysbrook