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Club Champions 2019

Well done to Alan and Saroj, winners of the 2019 Club Championship.

Rising Stars 2020
  • 2020 Rising Stars field
  • 2020 Rising Stars winners

The 2020 Rising Stars competition was won by Clare and Martin with Patricia and Susan runners up.

A very tight competition with the lead constantly changing and less than 6% separating the entire field.

HBA Competitions

Congratulations to our Eccles Cup team (Andy Holtham, Roger Hart, Roger Perrott, Sharon Richmond, Andrew Ward, Katka Kessler, Clive Corns and Martin Fitch) who came 2nd equal in the HBA Eccles Cup competition repeating our position in 2018. 

Children in Need Sims Pairs

A happy Bear!.

The 2 Sims pairs we held last week raised £539.46 for Children in Need.

Our highest placed pairs were Margaret and Bernard on Monday lying 120th and Bernard and Richard on Wednesday lying 20th.

Autumn Swiss Pairs 2019
  • Autumn Swiss 2019 group winners
  • Autumn Swiss 2019 winners

Congratulations to the winners Ewa Wieczorek and Ian Robson. shown in the group photograph with the runners up - Dave and Richard; the non expert winners Mark and Pat and the highest ascenders Julie and Steve. 38 pairs participated.


Library Fun Day

Members played bridge in the Hitchin library to advertise the game and our yearly beginners course,

they seem to have had great fun.

Refresher Course
  • Refresher course
  • Refresher course
  • Refresher course

Our refresher course in full flow.

Farewell To Roger
Farewell To Roger

Sadly Roger has moved away from Hitchin to be closer to grandchildren. He taught our beginners for the last 2 years and we are indebted to him for his contribution to the club.

We wish him and Naomi all the best.

Anniversary Pairs 2019
  • AP A winners 2019
  • AP C winners 2019
  • AP KatkaAndrew
  • AP Pat
  • AP Patricia
  • AP Richard
  • AP Richard Gwen
  • AP Rodger
  • AP SimonJohn
  • AP SimonLizChristine

Shots from the Anniversary Pairs Competition.

The winners were:-

Bernard & Margaret Section A

June & Christine Section B

Mary & Monica Section C


Hitchin Market Square Gazebo 14th September
  • Gazebo Barry
  • Gazebo general
  • Gazebo Robert 2019

These are a few some photos from the gazebo promotion day. 

Members played in the market square and talked to locals and visitors.

Passersby enquired about the club and we have several potential returners to bridge and new students. A worthwhile exercise to promote and advertise the club.

Bridge and Lunch at the Bucks Head Tuesday 16th July

 A picture of concentration and conversation.

Winners:-  North/South Barrie and Steve with Richard and and Rodger runners up. East/West Julie and Steve with Liz and Christine runners up.

Inter Counties Competition 2019
Inter-County Leagues National Final

The national final took place on Sunday 16th June and for the 4th year in a row the Hertfordshire ‘C’ squad came 1st. Margaret and Bernard were part of the team.

Spring Swiss Pairs winners

Joint winners of the Swiss Pairs competition on 1st June were Saroj and Alan Ellis and Mary and Bernard Northfield with Clare and David Crout winning the non expert prize and Geoff Webber and Alan Bryant the ascenders prize. 40 pairs participated.

HBA Seniors Pairs

Bernard and Margaret won the HBA Seniors pairs in a field of 24 pairs.