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Winners of the Winter Pairs were Chris and Clive with Phil and Lesley winning the Handicap. Well done to all. The Summer Pairs is now underway, finishing at the end of September. Pairs will need to play a minimum of 8 events with only the best 8 counting towards the event. 







May Plant

It is with great sadness that we announce that May passed away on 29th August. Although becoming frail, May was keenly playing bridge up until a couple of weeks before her death. Her recent claim to fame was that last season she formed a pair in a Derbyshire teams match with Iris at the combined age of over 180! She will be sadly missed.


Welcome to Ringwood Bridge Club

Correction : Sadly May Plant has passed away. Her funeral will be at Chesterfield Crematorium at 12.30 on Wednesday 25th September. There will be refreshments afterwards at Ringwood Hall. The Club will make a donation to Charity in lieu of flowers.

On Monday 30th September we will be holding a Charity Event at Chesterfield Golf Club, Walton. Table Money is £20 per person with a minimum of £100 going to Charity, £50 to the winning scratch pair and £50 to the winning handicap pair. Tea & Coffee served from 09.30 with play scheduled to start at 10.00. A Lunch break at approximately 12.45 with play scheduled to resume at 13.45. Play should end at about 15.30. Lunch is either Chicken Chasseur or Beef Casserole and either Apricot Crumble or Fruit Salad or Cheese and Biscuits for dessert. Please email the Club stating your wish to play or add your name to the list on the Club noticeboard. Alternatively ring Lyndon on 07802 933366. 

On Monday 11th November we will be participating in the Ecats Children in Need Simulataneous Pairs. This is a normal Club session excepting that the Table Money is £6pp and £5pp goes to CiN.

Our team finished second in the Club Invitation Teams at Spondon on Sunday. We'll done to Francine, Lesley, Chris and Clive. 

Two events which may be of interest to improvers. On Monday September 9th we will be starting  sessions on 5 card major systems. Come along to see if you would like to take the ideas further. Sessions will run from 10-12 and cost £3.50.

On Sunday October 6th we will be holding another in our series of workshops. The subject for this session will be continuation after partner has bid 1NT covering the full use of Stayman, transfers and limit bids. 









Club Telephone Number 07504 749948. Call TD on the night to advise late delays etc..

Improvers Duplicate Sessions

Improvers duplicate sessions now take place  every Tuesday evening. Sessions are open to members and none members alike ,so if you know of anyone who plays socially and would like to try duplicate in a friendly atmosphere get them to come along. A partner is always available. Just turn up. Also an ideal opportunity to test out ideas from lessons, changes to bidding systems and other ways of playing contracts.

Our Tuesday seminars will start again in September.   

Ringwood Bridge Club is an EBU affiliated club operating in Grassmoor, Chesterfield. We are complemented by Chesterfield Bridge Club and the U3A. Together we seek to provide and promote bridge in Chesterfield.

Session times and links to other clubs in the area may be found in the left panels on this page.

Members are requested to be in their places AT LEAST 10 minutes before the scheduled start of play.

Membership is £5 per year. Table Money is £3.50 for Members and £4.50 for Visitors.


Partner Finding

 If you are a visitor to the club or you know that your Regular Partner is unavailable please call or email Chris Challinor who will try and  arrange a partner for you.  Please do not turn up "on spec" as a Host may not be available. Contact Chris 01623 230752 or Chris will also try to find you a Regular Partner if you are currently unattached.

Learn Bridge

On Monday Sept 9th the sessions on 5 card majors will commence and those who come regularly on Monday may like to join that session. Last week a session on weak2's was requested and this will also be available as will a very basic introduction to bridge in case the 3 newcomers who were expected last week but did not attend turn up..


Chairman's Remarks



Seventeen pairs competed this 3rd running of the President's Trophy competition. Won handsomely by Phil Green and Chris Challinor with 63.4%. The Handicap was won by the scratch runners up Baz Davies & David Emerson. A very enjoyable days bridge with good food in a pleasant setting. 

Master Point Promotions

Recent Promotions



Delphine and Haydn Anderson - Area Masters

Many congratulations !


Future Events

20 February        Charity Event



Mon 23rd September 2019
Summer Pairs
Tue 24th September 2019
Improvers Duplicate
Mon 30th September 2019
Summer Pairs
Improvers Duplicate
Summer Pairs
Dealer: Lyndon Davies
Improvers Duplicate
Dealer: Lyndon Davies