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Players are requested to arrive 10 minutes before play is due to start please so the Director can finalise the movement and make a prompt start.

 
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Bank Holiday Mondays

There will be bridge on all bank holiday Mondays except at Easter and Christmas.

Warden Park Becomes a No Smoking Zone

Warden Park Academy has decided that all its buildings and grounds are now a no smoking zone and their insurance policy has been changed to reflect this. Smoking is therefore only permitted on the Broad Street side of the main school entrance gates

Thursday Afternoon Sessions

Thursday afternoons start at 1.30 pm. Table money is now £1.50 for members and £2.50 for visitors.

Education at WSBC

Please note that there is a new item under Teaching clarifying the relationship between the Club and the teaching operation.

 

Welcome to the West Sussex Bridge Club web site. The Club meets for duplicate pairs each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening and Thursday afternoons (see Calendar). There is also a Basic Bridge (Level 2) session on Thursday evenings. Many Sussex and EBU events (e.g. simultaneous pairs) are also held here. The Club is situated in Cuckfield, near Haywards Heath in Mid Sussex (see "How to find us" in the "Information" section). The clubhouse is in the grounds of Warden Park Academy.

Whilst many who play in the club are very good players and the overall standard is quite high, the main objective is that everyone should enjoy playing bridge at West Sussex and that the atmosphere remains friendly throughout all sessions.

Swiss Pairs 2017 - Starting on Wednesday 18 January will be our next Swiss Pairs competition consisting of 4 x 6 board matches per session.

This will be on the 3rd Wednesday of each month for four months from January to April.

A winner will be announced after each session but there will also be a cumulative prize for the highest scoring pair overall - you do not have to play in all four sessions.

Dates are: Wednesdays 18 January, 15 February, 15 March, Wednesday 19 April

Convention Cards and Partnership Agreements

Whilst not making it compulsory, the Committee would like to encourage all partnerships to have an agreed convention card. You can use your own layout, fill in one of the blank formats to be found on the EBU website or use the simple form on the front page of the score card. The EBU website has some suggested convention cards for basic systems. Having a written partnership agreement obviously helps consistency in bidding and playing and also improving your bridge.

Thursday Evenings

The Thursday evening session is primarily intended for less experienced players and only Level 2 systems may be used. Full details of which conventions are not accepted can be viewed in the menu item called “Thursday Evening Guidelines”.

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LATEST NEWS

Latest Newsletter

The latest edition of the Club Newsletter can be viewed by clicking here.

SCCBA Individual Final 19 February

Congratulations to Eric Finney who came third (out of 25) in the SCCBA Individual Final.

Mid Sussex Interclub Challenge Friendly Teams of Eight 12 February

Teams from Crawley, Framfield, Henfield, Lewes, Pulborough, Thakeham and West Sussex bridge clubs took part in this annual friendly competition.
Congratulations to the West Sussex team of Leon Northeast, Peter Griffin, Liz Lancaster, Lindsay Geddes, Joy Mayall, Mary Rimmer, David Williams and Hazel Beveridge who won the event. Crawley was second and Pulborough third.

Mid Sussex Interclub Challenge Friendly Teams of Eight 12 February
SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final 5 February

Many congratulations to Lindsay Geddes and Philip Hunt who have won this event for the second year running! Congratulations also to Chris Jepson and Neil Watts who were third.

SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final 5 February
Pairs League Series 2
Pairsleague2017 Blue RU
Pairsleague2017 Green RU
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Pairsleague2017greenwinners
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The winners of Series 2 Pairs League are as follows:
The Blue section was won by Bill Nicolle & Linda Gardiner and the runners-up were Norman Hardy & Carol Watson. The winners of the Green section were Vida Bingham & David Gritt and the runners-up were Liz Lancaster & Liz Hoskins. 
The competition was once again very enjoyable and will start again in September. We hope that more members will sign up for the next series so that we have at least 3 divisions. The entry form will be put on the club notice board in June.
Premises Update - December 2016

Please note that there is an update on the Premises situation. You can view this in the "Premises" section of this website, or by clicking here.

Find a Partner

Those Members who have given permission for their e-mail address to be used by the Club to keep them informed have  received a message explaining the "Find a Partner" facility and how to make use of it. If you do not receive these e-mails and wish to use the facility, please contact the Secretary or the WebMaster.

Thursday Evenings

Please come along if you would like to play as others without partners will also do so and you may well get a game.

If you end up going home you will get a free play voucher!

Standby Tuesdays and most Wednesdays and Thursdays

Players without partners (whether or not they are a member) can now turn up at the following sessions and be guaranteed a game:

Every Tuesday

Wednesdays except 3rd in the month (for Swiss Pairs, a standby pair will be arranged).

Thursdays except 3rd in the month.

Everyone is welcome to make use of this facility but please arrive at the club by 7.15pm.

Results
23rd Feb 2017
Thursday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Brian Kirkdale
23rd Feb 2017
Basic Bridge (Level 2) Evening
Director: Doug Jay
Scorer: Doug Jay
22nd Feb 2017
Wednesday Evening Pairs
Director: Linda Souter
Scorer: Linda Souter
21st Feb 2017
Tuesday Evening Pairs
Director: Hazel Beveridge
20th Feb 2017
Monday Evening Pairs
Director: Hazel Beveridge
Calendar
27th Feb 2017
Monday Evening Pairs
28th Feb 2017
Tuesday Evening Pairs
Stand By: Doug Jay
1st Mar 2017
Wednesday Evening Pairs
Stand By: Suzy Gray
2nd Mar 2017
Thursday Afternoon Pairs
2nd Mar 2017
Basic Bridge (Level 2) Evening
Click for the latest results

LATEST NEWS

Latest Newsletter

The latest edition of the Club Newsletter can be viewed by clicking here.

SCCBA Individual Final 19 February

Congratulations to Eric Finney who came third (out of 25) in the SCCBA Individual Final.

Mid Sussex Interclub Challenge Friendly Teams of Eight 12 February

Teams from Crawley, Framfield, Henfield, Lewes, Pulborough, Thakeham and West Sussex bridge clubs took part in this annual friendly competition.
Congratulations to the West Sussex team of Leon Northeast, Peter Griffin, Liz Lancaster, Lindsay Geddes, Joy Mayall, Mary Rimmer, David Williams and Hazel Beveridge who won the event. Crawley was second and Pulborough third.

Mid Sussex Interclub Challenge Friendly Teams of Eight 12 February
SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final 5 February

Many congratulations to Lindsay Geddes and Philip Hunt who have won this event for the second year running! Congratulations also to Chris Jepson and Neil Watts who were third.

SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final 5 February
Pairs League Series 2
Pairsleague2017 Blue RU
Pairsleague2017 Green RU
Pairsleague2017bluewinners
Pairsleague2017greenwinners
Move "mouse" over thumbnail to change

Move Mouse over thumbnail to change picture
The winners of Series 2 Pairs League are as follows:
The Blue section was won by Bill Nicolle & Linda Gardiner and the runners-up were Norman Hardy & Carol Watson. The winners of the Green section were Vida Bingham & David Gritt and the runners-up were Liz Lancaster & Liz Hoskins. 
The competition was once again very enjoyable and will start again in September. We hope that more members will sign up for the next series so that we have at least 3 divisions. The entry form will be put on the club notice board in June.
Premises Update - December 2016

Please note that there is an update on the Premises situation. You can view this in the "Premises" section of this website, or by clicking here.

Find a Partner

Those Members who have given permission for their e-mail address to be used by the Club to keep them informed have  received a message explaining the "Find a Partner" facility and how to make use of it. If you do not receive these e-mails and wish to use the facility, please contact the Secretary or the WebMaster.

Thursday Evenings

Please come along if you would like to play as others without partners will also do so and you may well get a game.

If you end up going home you will get a free play voucher!

Standby Tuesdays and most Wednesdays and Thursdays

Players without partners (whether or not they are a member) can now turn up at the following sessions and be guaranteed a game:

Every Tuesday

Wednesdays except 3rd in the month (for Swiss Pairs, a standby pair will be arranged).

Thursdays except 3rd in the month.

Everyone is welcome to make use of this facility but please arrive at the club by 7.15pm.

Results
23rd Feb 2017
Thursday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Brian Kirkdale
23rd Feb 2017
Basic Bridge (Level 2) Evening
Director: Doug Jay
Scorer: Doug Jay
22nd Feb 2017
Wednesday Evening Pairs
Director: Linda Souter
Scorer: Linda Souter
21st Feb 2017
Tuesday Evening Pairs
Director: Hazel Beveridge
20th Feb 2017
Monday Evening Pairs
Director: Hazel Beveridge
Calendar
27th Feb 2017
Monday Evening Pairs
28th Feb 2017
Tuesday Evening Pairs
Stand By: Doug Jay
1st Mar 2017
Wednesday Evening Pairs
Stand By: Suzy Gray
2nd Mar 2017
Thursday Afternoon Pairs
2nd Mar 2017
Basic Bridge (Level 2) Evening