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VACANCY - CLUB MANAGER
VACANCY - CLUB MANAGER

CLUB MANAGERCompetitive salary

We are looking for a new Club manager.  As one of the largest private member Bridge Clubs in the country, we are proud of our friendly welcoming atmosphere for Bridge Players, whether new or experienced. We support a hybrid model with members having the opportunity to play Bridge in our clubhouse in East Twickenham or through our online portal. 

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, our successful candidate will be accountable for the day to day running of the club along with encouraging membership and managing costs.

We are looking for a passionate, innovative manager with effective organisational skills and exceptional customer care skills that have been developed in a management setting.

The successful candidate must have a great interest in bridge; a director’s qualification would be an advantage.

Closing date: 11th February 2023

CVs and covering letter to: chair@richmondbridgeclub.com

CONTACT DETAILS

If you need general information
please
E-mail: 

manager@richmondbridgeclub.com or

director@richmondbridgeclub.com

Alternatively call: 020 8892 2170

 or

Julia - 07725 761 068

Richard - 07753 239 830
                     

Results
CLUBHOUSE - Individual Championship
13:30
Director: Richard
Host: Steve Mai
BBO - Morning Gentle Duplicate
10:00
Director: Pip Smitham
RealBridge - Swiss Pairs
17:30-18:45
Director: D. Arundel
RBC Prs League
Director: Richard
CLUBHOUSE - Wednesday Gentle
Director: Paul Hildersley
RealBridge - Supervised Play
10:30
Director: T. Chanter
Host: Wanted
BBO - Afternoon Duplicate
14:00
Director: C. Lewis
CLUBHOUSE - Wednesday Workshop
Director: Rrichard Banbury
Calendar
27th Jan 2023
CLUBHOUSE - Morning Gentle Duplicate
10.00
Director: Vic Martin
Host: Peter Graham
27th Jan 2023
CLUBHOUSE - Supervised Play
10:00
Director: Lyn & Glen
27th Jan 2023
CLUBHOUSE - Afternoon Duplicate
13:30
Director: R. Banbury
Host: Nick Elmslie
  (Partner?)
27th Jan 2023
RealBridge - Supervised Play
10:30
Director: Lyn & Glen
28th Jan 2023
BBO Afternoon Duplicate
14:00
Director: R. Banbury
29th Jan 2023
CLUBHOUSE - Coffee & Cake Duplica
14.15
Director: Robin Crewe
Host: Wanted
30th Jan 2023
CLUBHOUSE - Afternoon Duplicate
13:30
Director: Maxine Julius
Host: Wanted
30th Jan 2023
CLUBHOUSE - Gentle Duplicate
13:30
Director: Annabel Burrows
Host: Wanted
Welcome to Richmond BC - England's largest affiliated club
SATURDAY SUPPER- 28th January

Our next Saturday Supper is at 18:00 on Saturday, 28th January. We have a delicious comfort menu for you for January:

  • Moussaka (meat and vegetarian options)

  • Miso caramel pears with crumble

Join us for a delightful evening: a delicious and relaxed supper with friends, followed by 24 boards of bridge. 

Please click here to book.

BLUE POINTED SWISS PAIRS - 5 FEBRUARY at 12:00

It's a ROLLOVER! Our next BLUE POINTED SWISS PAIRS will take place at 12:00 on Sunday, 5th February in the CLUBHOUSE. Everyone welcomeThe entry fee is £15 per player. Richard Banbury will be directing the 36-board event which will be played across two sessions.

There will be a break for complimentary homemade scones, Devonshire clotted cream and speciality jams at roughly 14:00. A full bar service will also be available on the day.

PRIZES (*dependent on at least 15 tables):

  • NGS>=10 - £200 accumulator for the winning pair with >86 VPs. If not won, it rolls over to the next Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs event
  • NGS<=9   - £100 for the top pair

Click here to book your place

CLUBHOUSE AND ONLINE SCHEDULE
CLUBHOUSE AND ONLINE SCHEDULE

We have regular sessions 6 days a week. Please click here for our CLUBHOUSE and ONLINE schedules.

We look forward to seeing you, online or in the clubhouse!

RICHMOND BRIDGE ACADEMY - LEARN BRIDGE WITH US

Course

Teacher

Start Date

Please click to book/register interest

Register interest in any bridge lessons

N/A

N/A

Register interest in bridge lessons

Beginners Course Term 1

10 lessons

Cerith Lewis

(Clubhouse)

Wed 25 Jan

19:00

Book Beginners Term 1 - evening

Beginners Course Term 3

10 lessons

James Thrower

(Clubhouse)

Tue 31 Jan

19:00

Book Beginners Term 3 - evening

Beginners Course Term 4

10 lessons

James Thrower

(Clubhouse)

Thu 2 Feb

19:00

Book Beginners Term 4 - evening

SUPERVISED REFRESH AND PRACTISE at 10:30
SUPERVISED REFRESH AND PRACTISE at 10:30

This is an ONLINE Supervised session at 10:30 am on Tuesday mornings. Led by our excellent teachers, it is aimed at refreshing your knowledge on a particular topic that you may find tricky or on which you may like to refresh your memory.

 

 

 

31 Jan: Bidding over an overcall (Tim)

7 Feb: Stayman over an opening 1NT or overcall (Marianne)

14 Feb: Preempts & responding to them (Richard)

This is not a lesson or seminar. Before each session, you will receive notes. The 'Refresh and Practice' session will start with five minutes of Q&A (Questions and Answers) on the topic. This will be followed by the bidding and play of 12 specially prepared hands for you to practice. You do not need a partner.

These sessions will require registration:  Please click the appropriate session to book by 4 pm on the day before the session.

WELCOME TO RICHMOND BRIDGE CLUB
WELCOME TO RICHMOND BRIDGE CLUB

Welcome to Richmond Bridge Club, the most popular and successful EBU affiliated club in the country. Richmond Bridge club has been the No.1 club in the country for 11 consecutive years. The club is housed in the old Bowling Club Pavilion in Cambridge Park, nestling between Richmond and Twickenham in South-West London. The Clubhouse is one of the finest in Surrey and can accommodate 36-37  tables.

We offer a full range of duplicate bridge games every day of the week. We also offer bridge lessons for players of all standards (no prior experience required). If you are interested in learning, please register by clicking here.   

Richmond Bridge Club is a  charitable incorporated organisation - charity no. 1175613 Registered in England - company no. CE012010

REALBRIDGE LINKS
REALBRIDGE LINKS

 

Please note that from Jan 9th, Realbridge 5.30 sessions will take place only on Mondays and Thursdays. 

DATES FOR THE DIARY

Clubhouse Pairs League:

7.30pm start - one Thursday per month

26 Jan, 23 Feb, 23 Mar

 

Monthly Online Pairs League: BBO

7.30pm start  -  three Thursdays per month

5 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan,

2 Feb, 9 Feb, 16 Feb

 

For information and entries for any of the leagues, please contact Richard (director@richmondbridgeclub.com).

PRIVATE MATCHES
PRIVATE MATCHES

The club is available for private matches day & most evenings. The cost includes a great tea and a set of boards. Please email manager@richmondbridgeclub for availability.

UNDO POLICY
UNDO POLICY

The club allows undo requests for genuine bidding mistakes made as a result of a mechanical error, not a lapse of concentration or forgetfulness, and only when the request is made prior to their partner's bid at the latest.  We do not allow undos for playing.

Any awkward exchanges should be referred to the director. 

Members are reminded that you can change your settings to ensure you double click to make a bid.