Hitchin Members win Royston's Mavis Drake teams

Norman, Elaine. Brian and Valerie won the Mavis Drake teams of 4 competition at the Royston Bridge Club last week.

This is the second time Hitchin members have taken the trophy.


Richard and Elaine will be running the following workshops.
July 19th Duplicate Pairs Tactics Richard
August 16th Bidding and Playing Slams Elaine
September 20th Responding to Opener Richard
October 18th Game Tries Elaine
November 15th The Danger Hand Richard
December 20th TBA Elaine
Booking is essential please email as appropriate
Elaine - elaine.duff@eduff.co.uk
Richard - richard.a.jones1@btinternet.com
Need a Partner?

Monday afternoon - elaine.duff@eduff.co.uk

Monday and Wednesday evenings -mee.hitchin@ntlworld.com

Wednesday afternoons - richard.a.jones1@btinternet.com

Thursday - r.girvan@ntlworld.com

Friday teams - roger.perrott.01@gmail.com

Welcome to Hitchin Bridge Club
Welcome to the Hitchin Bridge Club
Welcome to the Hitchin Bridge Club

The Hitchin Bridge Club (registered charity number 1140362) meets in the church hall of Our Lady's and St Andrew 16 Nightingale Road Hitchin SG5 1QS near the centre of this historic and attractive market town.

It aims to provide duplicate bridge in a friendly supportive but competitive atmosphere for all levels of players.

Pairs sessions are held on Monday and Wednesday afternoons at 1.30 p.m. and Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 7.30 p.m. and there is a monthly teams on the second Friday each month at 7.30 p.m.

Thursdays are intended for less confident players, members moving on from lessons and players new to duplicate. Only simple bidding systems are allowed and partnerships are restricted to an NGS grade of 18.

Hosts are available for Monday and Thursday evenings and Wednesday afternoons. Supervised play sessions are held on Monday afternoons when partners are not required. Mentors are available on request for Thursday sessions.

Classes for beginners run from October to July each year and workshops for improvers are held on the third Friday morning each month.

Visitors are always very welcome. If you are visiting Hitchin and would like a game please contact us.


Bridge Refresher Course

Are you:-

  • Fairly new to bridge.
  • Play regularly but would like to improve.
  • Lack the confidence to play in a main session.

Richard will be running a 10 week refresher course dealing with:-

  • Opening bidding and responding to partner.
  • Overcalling and competitive bidding.
  • Basic conventions (Stayman, Transfers and Blackwood).
  • Card play in both NT and trump contracts.
  • Defence techniques.

The course will run on Wednesday mornings from 25th September to 27th November from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Players must book for the whole course, cost is £60 by bank transfer to Hitchin BC sort code 30-94-30 Account number 02212602. 

Please contact Richard (richard.a.jones1@btinternet.com) to reserve a place.