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Members EBU Numbers

Can't remember your EBU number? - Members EBU list2405.pdf

Need a Partner?

If you need a partner for any of our sessions email mee.hitchin@ntlworld.com and I will circulate your request.

Cashless Bridge

For detailed Information about Cashless Bridge Payments - Cashless Bridge System.pdf

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Anniversary Pairs

A 2 session competition to celebrate the 21st birthday of the Club.

 Saturday 2nd October on Real Bridge starting at 11 a.m.

 There will be a break for lunch halfway through.

 Results will be stratified into 3 categories after the event ends and prizes will be given to the winners of each category with the overall winners

 receiving the trophy.  Categories will be based on the combined partnership NGS grades.

Entry is free but please let Bernard know you intend to take part as this helps with setting up the movement.- bernard.eddleston@ntlworld.com

Beginners Bridge Course

The next beginners course will start on Monday 11th October and will be held at

Our Lady's RC church hall 16 Nightingale Road Hitchin starting at 7 p.m.

The course will run over 3 terms each of 10 weeks.

The cost is £60 per term but no payment will be requested until week 3 of the first term

giving time for students to be sure they wish to learn to play this absorbing and challenging game.

At the end of the course the opportunity for supervised practice playing sessions will be available for several weeks and thereafter students will be encouraged and supported to move into regular club bridge. 

Interested - contact Margaret - mee.hitchin@ntlworld.com or call 01462 623447

 

 

 

Forthcoming HBA Competitions

Sunday 26th September - AGM of the HBA on Zoom starting at 2 p.m.

Sunday 21st November - 7 High Pairs on Real Bridge starting at 2 p.m. A new competition aimed at less experienced and social players.

Entry to these events is free but players must register in advance through the HBA website.

 

Next Realbridge Teams Session

Monday Teams 20th September at 7.00pm

When logging in please use your first name and surname and use your EBU number as ID.

Please click here for the link to the session

Bridge Schedule from October

From Monday 4th October the following bridge schedule will apply.

F2F in the Church Hall

Monday afternoons-  duplicate pairs at 1.30 p.m.

Thursday evenings - duplicate pairs at 7.30 p.m.

The club championship will be held on the first Thursday in each month

Real Bridge

Teams on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

Tuesday evenings - duplicate pairs  at 7 p.m.

BBO

Wednesday and Friday afternoons - duplicate pairs at 2 p.m.

Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. - Restricted Partnership pairs (limited to partnerships with a combined NGS of 18 or under, simple systems only allowed)

Thursday morning at 10 a.m. - relaxed duplicate for players with an NGS of 7 or under.

All events will be free at point of entry. Members will be invoiced monthly.

F2F sessions £3. Online sessions £2.50.

All events are for members only.

 

Online Bridge Sessions until October

Online Sessions Schedule.

BBO - Club sessions cost $3BBO.

Member only sessions Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons 2 p.m, Saturday evenings 7 p.m.

Relaxed Pairs sessions - Thursdays 10 a.m. for members with an NGS of 7 or less and Tuesdays 7 p.m. for partnerships of 18 or less.

(Relaxed sessions permit only simple systems. - details see dropdown box). NGS Ranks as at January 1st. - NGS Grades 010121

On Thursdays at 7 p.m. we host a Hospice Pairs in conjunction with the Royston Bridge Club open to all bridge players.

All profit goes to the Letchworth Garden House Hospice. Entry fee is $4BBO. This is planned to continue until f2f bridge can resume.

The Club Championship will be held on BBO on the last Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. and will comprise 24 boards with a short half time break. Cost is £3 invoiced monthly. 

Other special events and competitions will also be held on Sundays on BBO - see calendar for details.

If playing on BBO for the first time we will need your BBO username - mee.hitchin@ntlworld.com

Real Bridge 

We are now only using Real Bridge for teams which will be held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7 p.m..

Contact richard.a.jones1@btinternet.com if you need help to make up a team.

Members will be charged £2.50 per session through cashless billing invoiced monthly.

When you log in please use your first name, surname and EBU number and check the spelling.

You can login after 6.45pm. The link will appear in the box above.

Non members are very welcome to join the club - subs are £5.

 

 

How to join us on BBO - How to join us on BBO.pdf

For general information about BBO you can do no better than the videos on the berwick bridge club site - https://berwickbridgeclub.co.uk/bbo

For the advantages of online bridge try this - advantages of online bridge.pdf