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Welcome

Welcome to the Crawley Bridge Club web-site.

Before Covid, the club used to meet on Wednesdays and Fridays at Grattons Indoor Bowls Club (off Grattons Drive) in Three Bridges to play duplicate pairs in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere.  Occasionally, we had a teams event.  There was also a supervised duplicate session on Mondays.

But, for the time being, all CBC bridge will be online using Bridge Base Online (BBO).  Current sessions, also held in a friendly atmosphere, are :-

  • Mondays - Gentle Duplicate (12 boards -  for details, please contact Richard Jameson, 01293-882888),
  • Wednesdays - Club Duplicate,
  • Fridays - Club Duplicate,

all starting at 7:15.  See instructions.

Online teaching sessions will also be held (currently using Zoom and BBO) - see Teaching page for details.

Horsham Stepping Stone Pairs

72 pairs, NGS graded 5 or less, competed in the Horsham Stepping Stones tournament, played on BBO on Sunday April 18th.  Congratulations to three Crawley pairs who achieved top third results: Patricia Kollinsky and Claire Hoelters (9th place, 57%), Sue Noblett and Maurice Dobbs (11th place, 56%), Stuart and Philip Nash (20th place 53%).

EBU Master Point promotions

With more tables at all three weekly sessions than pre-COVID, Crawley Bridge Club members have taken to online Bridge like ducks to water.  See list of EBU Master Point promotions during the 12 months to end-March 2021.  Well done everyone!

Success at KCBA / EBU Easter Improvers Pairs!

Congratulations to club members Derek Ryan and Sue Best.  Their 59% performance over 36 boards at the KCBA / EBU Easter Improvers Pairs Competition, played on BBO on April 3rd, earned them 6th place out of 106 pairs.

SCCBA Stepping Stone Pairs on Sunday March 7th

Many congratulations to Kriss and June who won today’s county Stepping Stone Pairs event held online and organised by Jane Handley of Horsham Bridge Club. This event was specifically held for those new to bridge and with fewer than 5 years playing experience.  There were 44 pairs playing but only 3 from Crawley.  So, more congratulations go to David and Jane who were 5th and to Phil and Stuart Nash who were a very respectable 15th.  What a fantastic showing from Crawley Bridge Club!

You can see the full results on the Sussex web-site.

A First for Crawley Bridge Club?

Many congratulations to Mike and Paola Codd who had a baby boy, Jack, on Thursday!!  Mother and baby are doing well.

This is thought to be the first time that a baby has been born to 2 CBC members!

Betty's Big Birthday
Betty's Big Birthday
Covid may be here but that was no reason not to celebrate Betty's 90th birthday on Sunday Dec 27th!
 
The signing of Betty's birthday card was organised by the 'Randall Sorting Office' and delivered by Richard who took the (socially-distanced, of course) picture and organised a well-attended Zoom session which contained a Betty-related quiz!!
SCCBA Open Simultaneous Pairs - CONFIRMED Results

Well done to Hazel & Mervyn who finished 2nd and to Sam & Leon who finished 4th in February's SCCBA Open Sims - see SCCBA web-site for confirmed results and article.  The article contains a link to the commentary for the convenience of those who failed to pick up a copy on the night.

Valentine Pairs
Valentine Pairs

Congratulations to Tad and Shirley who were the worthy winners of the Valentine Pairs competition on February 14th.

Although they were not the top scoring pair, they were the qualifying pair with the highest percentage. Congratulations to them both. And a big thank you to all 12 pairs who managed to arrange to partner someone of the opposite sex!!

Helen

SCCBA Charity Simultaneous Pairs - CONFIRMED Results

Well done to Stewart and Frank who are the highest-placed Crawley pair in this year's county Charity Sims - see SCCBA web-site for confirmed results and article.

Results
Monday Gentle Duplicate
Friday Club Duplicate
Wednesday Club Duplicate
Monday Gentle Duplicate
Friday Club Duplicate
Wednesday Club Duplicate
Monday Gentle Duplicate
Friday Club Duplicate
Wednesday Club Duplicate
Monday Gentle Duplicate