Colchester Duplicate Bridge Club
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Club Etiquette
Please note that your Club Committee has agreed that, to avoid any risk of spillage onto the cloths, cards or bidding boxes, NO DRINKS SHALL BE PLACED ON THE BRIDGE TABLES.
Your cooperation is much appreciated.
Competition Rules
This page contains details on the club competititions and the rules.
 
 
  Club Pairs Championship
Winner is the pair with the highest average of the best 4 actual % scores on 8 specific club evenings from October to June.
  Handicap Trophy & Ludlow Cup
Winners are the members with the highest average of the best 20 handicap scores for match pointed events from October to September. The highest gentleman wins the Handicap Trophy and the highest lady wins the Ludlow Cup. The handicap score is the sum of the actual % score and the handicap.
  Club Championship
Winner is the member with the highest average of the best 20 actual % scores for all match pointed events from October to September.
  The Leishman Tankards
Knock out pairs competition played from January to September using handicap scores. Handicap score is the sum of the actual % score and the average of the combined individual handicaps. Played on a match pointed pairs evening with each round to be played by a specified date.
  Handicap Score Calculation
Handicaps are based on the average actual % scores for the previous 12 months taken away from 50.00.Examples: For a member with a 12 month average of 52.51% the handicap would be -2.51 and for an average of 46.25% the handicap would be +3.75.Handicaps are recalculated at the beginning of each month.For members who have not played at least 5 times in the previous 12 months and for visitors their handicap will be -5.00.For a pair, their handicap will be the average of the combined individual handicaps.The handicap score is the sum of the actual % score and the handicap.