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Bridge Courses

For further details contact

Douglas Wright douglaswright@3countiesbridge.com

 

Bridge Taster Sessions

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Beginners Bridge Sessions - Horsham 

Daytime Tuesdays from September 2018 Click here for information

Beginners Bridge Sessions & Next Steps - Croydon 

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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 Programme - Caterham

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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

 

Dorin Salver Week

In the week of 3rd to 7th December we ran our annual Dorin Salver Sim Pairs.  To explain some of the history of this competition: the Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People was founded in 1932, and in 1948 the Foundation acquired the Dorincourt Estates in Leatherhead.  In 1956 they set up the Banstead Place Rehabilitation Centre (for brain injuries), who presented the Dorin Salver for our bridge competition.  In 1967, all their centres – there is another one in Carshalton  - were amalgamated to become the Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for the Disabled, with its headquarters in Leatherhead.

This excellent charity helps people from all over the country and more information can be found here http://qef.org.uk

It is anticipated that that this year's event will raise at least £2,700 but this is yet to be confirmed

Click here for the results:  Monday  Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday Friday

Overall wnners: Jill Cook & Ian Lewis (Yateley & Hawley)

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

13 January 1pm Affiliated Teams of 8
17 February 1pm Mixed Pairs
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

 

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

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:

22, 23 & 24 March 2019 Hilton St Annes Manor Learning Weekend March 2019 - Forcing, Jacoby and NT Competitive Auctions

 

 

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)
 
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)

Congratulations - Surrey Tollemache
Congratulations to the Surrey Tollemache team of Richard Granville & Graham Sadie, Martin Garvey & Ian Swanson, Peter Lee & Mike Scoltock, Graham C Osborne & Frances Hinden, Paula Leslie & Jeffrey Allerton, which has qualified comfortably for the final in February. The qualifier took place over the weekend of 17th/18th November. Surrey finished the weekend in second place of Pool D with 99VPs, 9VPs ahead of third placed Gloucestershire. The group was won by Kent (who also qualify for the final). The qualifiers from the other Pools were London, Manchester, Cambs & Hunts, Oxfordshire, Berks & Bucks and Merseyside & Cheshire.

Congratulations
Club Chairmans Lunch Winners
Steve Irwin & Roxanne Day - Selsdon

Click Here for the Hall of Fame

SCBA Safeguarding Policy

New policy adopted - see Youth, Safeguarding