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Welcome to Beckenham Bridge Club
 
 
  FACE TO FACE BRIDGE and ONLINE Bridge available

Beckenham Bridge Club

meets at:

The Wesley Lounge

Beckenham Methodist Church

Bromley Road, Beckenham, BR3 5JE

There is free on-steet parking in neighbouring roads from 6.30pm.

The large car park behind St George's Church is free after 7.30pm only.†

We play†face to†face Bridge on Mondays†at 7pm†

and online bridge (using RealBridge) on Thursdays at 4pm.

Please register for either of these sessions using the tabs on the top left.

  Congratulations to Dorothy and Colin

Congratulations to Dorothy Holland and Colin Game who were part of the Kent team which won the Division C of the Metropolitan Cup.

The Metropolitan Cup is an inter county competition between the home counties.† Kent were also winners in Division A.† Full details on the Kent Contract Bridge Association web site.

  BEGINNERS CLASS

Our new†Beginners Class†on Mondays at 4pm,

started in September.

at the Beckenham Methodist church- see below.

The course consists of 30 sessions spread over three terms,

following the English Bridge Union course.

Please see further information in the box to the left.

  COVID INFORMATION

The Club will take all reasonable precautions to make the sessions as Covid safe as possible, including:

 

Pre-registration of partnerships

The expectation that all players will have been vaccinated

No refreshments provided – players may bring their own

 

All the measures taken to minimise the risks from Covid will be published in full so that individuals will be in a position to assess, in the light of their personal circumstances, whether they feel able to participate in the sessions at their own risk.

 

  RealBridge Duplicates

We currently run†RealBridge Duplicates on:†

† † † † Thursdaysat 4pm (usually†18-20†boards)

The charge for these sessions is†Members - £2.00 and Non-Members - £3.00

Pre-registration with a partner via this website is necessary, by 2pm on the day.†

Please click on 'RealBridge THURSDAYS' button on the left hand menu and fill in the form to register.

If you need a partner, please see box below.†

If you have any queries, about RealBridge,†please contact Barbara Noble, via the club email beckenham.bridge@gmail.com

  Do You Need a Partner?

To find a partner

First look the event on the Calendar on the right.  If someone is looking for a partner this is indicated by (Partner?) and clicking on this will reveal the name and contact details of a potential partner.

If you wish to advertise for a partner, log in to the Members Only pages and click the “Find a Partner” tab.  Forthcoming events will be displayed.  Simply tick the box under “PR” and Confirm in your chosen event.  The (Partner?) link to you will appear in the Calendar entry to the event.  You can choose which of your contact details will be displayed.

  Kent Contract Bridge Association news & events

For further information about news and events relating to bridge for our members in the county of Kent please go to the Kent Contract Bridge Association website here.††

KCBA Larsky Cup 2022/23

The Larsky Cup is Kent's premier pairs competition for players who are Primary members of KCBA.† It is also the Kent qualifier for the EBU's Corwen Cup.

Pairs that score 50% or above in a Beckenham Bridge Club session played in the weeks commencing†13/11/22,†04/12/22 and†08/01/23†will receive a 'no obligation' invitation to play in a semi-final event organised by KCBA.† †Any one player can only play in one semi-final and anyone who qualifies with more than one other partner will have to choose which partner they will play with in the semi-final of their choice.

Presently the semi-finals will be held as follows:†Farnborough on Mon 6th Feb 7:15pm,†Maidstone on Thurs 9th Feb 7:15pm,†Tyler Hill on Sun 19th Feb 2:30pm, and†Tunbridge Wells on Wed 22nd Feb 7:15pm.††The final will be held in†Maidstone on 25th March 1:30pm.

We encourage our members to play in this competition and members who wish to play with a particular partner will need to arrange to play with that partner in a Club session in one of the qualifying weeks AND score 50% or more.

KCBA Saturday 9 High

For Primary and Associate members of KCBA up to and including NGS Grade 9 - 18 boards on BBO starting at 2.30pm on Saturdays.† Pre-registration required here

KCBA Corbett/Mitchell/Buck teams of 8 competition

We will be fielding a team in this competition but can field a second team if we can find 8 players.† The second team will be playing on Saturday 28 January 2023 F2F at Tunbridge Wells Bridge Club.† The Club will pay the entry fees and provide a free sandwich lunch so all you have to do is get there and play well.† † If you are interested in joining the team please register your interest below.† There is no publicly displayed list of registered interests but you will receive an email confirming that you have registered.† If more than 8 people register an interest the team will be selected by the Club Captain from those willing to play.

Calendar
5th December 2022
Monday Pairs
7.00pm
KCBA Larsky Cup qualifier heat
Director: John Erdos
8th December 2022
Friendly Thursday Variety Pairs
4.00pm
KCBA Larsky Cup qualifier heat
Director: Charles Scott
12th December 2022
Monday Variety Pairs
7.00pm
Director: Chris Lamb
15th December 2022
Friendly Thursday Pairs
4.00pm
Director: Ron Vogt
Results
Friendly Thursday Pairs
Director: Clair Olivari
Thursday Friendly Pairs
Monday Pairs Ladder
Director: David Hudson
Friendly Thursday Pairs Ladder
Director: Chris Lamb