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Bridge Courses

For further details contact

Douglas Wright douglaswright@3countiesbridge.com

 

Bridge Taster Sessions

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Bridge Beginners Sessions 

Beginners Bridge Sessions & Next Steps - Croydon 

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Bridge for Beginners - Dorking 

Starting  Tuesday 8th January 2019 Click here to download a Flyer

Beginners Bridge Sessions - Horsham 

Daytime Tuesdays from September 2018 Click here for information

Beginners Bridge Sessions - Sheerwater 

Monday mornings 10.15 to 12.15 at Parkview Centre

For details ring Sue 01932 400009 or email on suehanrahan@outlook.com 

Next Steps 

Next Steps Programme - Caterham

 Click here for information

Move up to Club Bridge - Leatherhead

Leatherhead Bridge Club is offering a 10 week course for improvers on Friday evenings at 7.30pm

Click here to download a Flyer

Click here to go to Leatherhead Bridge Club's Homepage

Teaching Programs 

Richmond Teaching Program

Richmond Bridge Club the country's most popular affiliated club have a range of courses designed to meet every need from Beginners to Advanced.

Please click on this link to see what is available

Wimbledon Teaching Program

Wimbledon Bridge Club has a full teaching program.

Click here for information

 

Can you assist us with our Archives

Surrey County is looking to provide as complete an Archive as possible.  To this end, we have set up a menu item with multiple pages and aim to complete as much of these as we can.  If you have any articles, stories, information, results, photos etc - please send to us via the form (Click Here)

Surrey Club Events

Surrey is keen to promote Surrey Club Events.

All Events will be shown in the Club News & Teachers section (Click Here) and the "next" event will be displayed on the Home Page (2nd box)

Did you know, each club is entitled to run up to 2 Blue Point events each year - contact us for details or assistance

- if you would like us to publicise your Club event, please

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018. In preparation for this SCBA have published a Privacy Notice and Safeguarding Guidelines. These may be found in the SCBA Governance section of our Library or by clicking on the link below.

SCBA Governance

 

Next Surrey County Events

Surrey Events are open to all EBU members regardless of their county affiliation

Click event to enter:

Note that Junior Players (under 25 at the beginning of the calendar year) will now be charged half price for entry to Surrey Events

10 March 1pm Senior Pairs
31 March 1pm County Cup and Plate
7 April 1pm Ladies Pairs & Mens Pairs
12 May 1pm Mary Edwards Cup
9 June 1pm

Surrey League & Novice League Finals
(E-mail will be issued to eligible teams)

10 - 14 June Surrey Charity Sim Pairs - Instructions will be in the Library

 

Click here for more information on these and future Surrey County events

Surrey club hosts EBU events

Richmond are holding the National Pairs Qualifier 10 March and Final 6 & 7 April, and the Portland Pairs 24 March this year. Further details are on Richmond Bridge Club's website. (Click Here)

National Pairs Cost will be £29.00 and Portland Pairs £32.00. Go to your MyEBU to book these events

10 March 1pm National Pairs Qualifier
24 March 12 noon Portland Pairs 

 

 

Next Training Activities

We are organising training activities to help the development of bridge players at all levels. These events hopefully will build upon and compliment training activities held in Clubs. If Clubs have training activities which they wish to promote to all players please contact Douglas Wright

 

Click Training Activity to Register:

28 February 7pm 2019 Andrew Robson Seminar - Six Shapes Declare or Defend Click for more details
11,12 & 13 October 2019 Hilton St Annes Manor Learning Weekend October 2019 - Declarer Play and Slam Bidding

Teacher Training in Surrey / Hampshire / Sussex / Kent

Club Teacher Courses are now Free for members of affiliated Clubs

There are numerous Club Teachers courses which have already been organised in 2019. We are trying to organise some more in Hampshire, Surrey and Sussex. In the meantime, you can help your clubs by attending:

Stretford BC - Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th February 2019
Faversham BC - Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 2019
Wetherby BC - Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2019
Aylesbury (EBU) - Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th March 2019
Horsham BC - Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April 2019

Free places for affiliated clubs - Some clubs affiliated to the EBU may be able to receive a 'free place' on these courses. They should book on the course as per https://www.ebedcio.org.uk/club-teacher-training , and a club official should email the EBU's Club Liaison Officer - bev@ebu.co.uk - and advise her of the details of the club member who is attending the course, and confirm that the club has approved their attendance on its behalf. Applications for a free place should only be made if it will be used in the spirit for which it is intended – to help a member provide lessons to bring new players in to the club as part of a club-wide effort to grow the membership and help the club thrive. 

Anyone who wishes to discuss becoming a teacher please contact Douglas Wright on 07801 989630

Neighbouring County Events

Upcoming events in our neighbouring counties

 

2019

 
3 March: - Kent Green Pointed Swiss Pairs (Website)
 
10 March: - Sussex Welcome Pairs for Beginners - Horsham (Flyer)
 
16 & 17 March: - Hampshire Congress Pairs & Teams (Website) (Flyer)
 
18 & 19 May: - Sussex Green Pointed Weekend (Website)
 
19 May : - Kent Green Pointed Swiss Teams (Website)
 
22 & 23 June: - Berks & Bucks Green Pointed Weekend (Website)
 
20 & 21 July: - Hertford Green Pointed Congress (Information and Entry)

Congratulations
2019 Mixed Pairs Winners
Steve Bourton & Julia Brough

Click Here for the Hall of Fame

Surrey Schools Cup 2019
Surrey Schools Cup 2019
KCS Wimbledon win our Surrey Schools Cup 2019
 
KCS Wimbledon won our flagship youngsters' event, the Surrey Schools Cup, at Roehampton Club on Fri 1st FebEpsom College won the Salver, for those relatively new to full bridge, and George Abbot Sch, Guildford, won the MiniBridge.
Click here to go to the report

 

SCBA Safeguarding Policy

New policy adopted - see Youth, Safeguarding