We are just a short distance from Putney Bridge on the Surrey side of the river. Click this link for a map to locate Winchester House or for full details go to the “Information” tab on this site.Our nearest tube station is Putney Bridge (District Line, served by trains to/from Wimbledon). We are also close to Putney BR station. Numerous buses pass Putney Bridge - click here for full details. There is on-street parking available free after 6.30pm on Putney Embankment and after 7.00pm on Lower Richmond Road.
Putney Bridge Club organiser is Ned Paul. If you have any questions or need any information about Putney Bridge Club please phone or text Ned on 020-8892 9429 or 07792 715517 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ned is a well-known teacher and bridge director and also runs New Chiswick Bridge Club which meets on Tuesday evenings; Kingston Bridge Club, which meets on Wednesday afternoons and Thursday evenings; and the Ruff Club, which meets on Friday evenings in Camden Town, NW1 0LG
If you are interested in learning bridge or brushing up you skills please contact Ned Paul. Ned's speciality course for absolute beginners is “Learn Bridge in a Weekend”. This course is a complete introduction to bridge over two days and is held several times a year in London.
Click here or email email@example.com for full details of the course and a registration form. Phone or text for more information - 07792 715517.
We welcome all standards to our duplicate sessions. However if you would like to improve your skills in bidding and card play, we offer a Thursday morning session in Sheen. The bridge is non-competitive, advice and tuition is available as needed, and each week there is a short formal lesson. You don't need a pre-arranged partner. Venue: Church Hall, Our Lady Queen of Peace, 222 Sheen Road, TW10 5AN. Buses from Putney, Richmond, etc, Parking available in the church car park, 9.30-12noon every Thursday morning. No need to book but email or text appreciated (see contact details above) before your first visit.
A Master Point duplicate is available on on the THIRD TUESDAY evening of each month at Chiswick Tennis Club in West London. Start time is 7.15pm. All are welcome. The tennis club is on Burlington Lane, W4 3EU. This is near to Chiswick House Gardens. Parking is available in surrounding streets, especially the non-residential part of nearby Staveley Road. There are trains to Chiswick BR Station (3 mins walk) and the E3 bus runs every 5 minutes from Chiswick town centre and Turnham Green tube station, or the 190 from Richmond. The playing room is a large very suitable airy room. As always pre-dealt hands and hand records, electronic scoring, partners found for singles and free tea/coffee. Results promptly uploaded to www.bridgewebs.com/newchiswick. The game is EBU affiliated and master points are awarded.
Putney Bridge Club's sister club New Chiswick BC hosted a club-standard weekend on July 2nd/3rd 2016, offering EBU 'blue' master points (the next level up from regular club events). The event was a great success, attract ing 30 pairs for the Swiss Pairs on the Saturday and nine teams-of-4 on the Sunday . European Women's champion Nicola Smith was in the winning pair on Saturday with Allison Green, and Janet de Botton's team-of-4 won on Sunday.
The 2015 Barnes Café Bridge, organised by Emma Forbes and Victor Lesk plus team, raised over £3000 for Hoopers Africa Trust, a charity that works for girls' education in East Africa. Scoring was by Victor's "BriAn" system. 240 players took part, spread across 12 venues, and the results were available within 20 minutes of the end of play. BriAn is ideally suited to the Café Bridge format and Victor maintains a webpage with details of past and future Café events. Click here to access this page.
After a 7-month gap we were able to move back to the refurbished Winchester House in April 2016. The "ballroom" where we play, which overlooks the River, is now cleaner, smarter and more to the point better lit! We meet for bridge every Monday except Bank Holidays. Game time is 7.30pm. All welcome, partners found for single players. Bridge players are welcome to use the Members' Bar.
Ned Paul, 020-8892 9429 / 07792 715517