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St Albans Bridge Club
14th Jan 2020 10:03 GMT
Top Scores 19/20
14th Jan 2020 09:36 GMT
TaraStan Trophy 19/20
14th Jan 2020 09:32 GMT
Teams Ladder 19/20
14th Jan 2020 09:09 GMT
Phone Number

We now have a phone for members to use if they are going to be late arriving for an evening's bridge. It will be available from about 7.00 - 7.30pm on the night only.

The number is 07772758624

St Albans Bridge Club
Hitchen Rising Stars Pairs

A great local competition specifically for newcomers and less experienced players and is aimed as an intorduction to friendly but competitive bridge.

Saturday 14th March 1300 @ Church Hall of Our Lady and St Andrew 16 Nightingale Road Hitchin SG5 1QS


Entry form is here it is also available on the Hitchin website at

Humble Cup Plate 2020

Congratulations to the team of Pat Jacobs, Gill Fisher, Angie Spittal and Barbara McKinnon who won the Humble Cup Plate on Sunday 5th January 2020.


Happy 90th Birthday Stan
Happy 90th Birthday Stan
St Albans retain Desmond Flockhart Trophy

The SADBC team of Bob Turnham, Sara Barnett, Jane Scaysbrook, John Mathews, Denis King, James Rogers, Mike Aslett and Sorin Butiu retained the Desmond Flockhart Trophy on December 8th. Our thanks to them, especially to two of the team who were "under the weather" and two had stepped in at the last moment, despite never having played together before!

John M.

Please arrive by 7:20 pm

Would all players please make sure to be at the club by 7:20pm.  It is extremely difficult for the Director to make last minute changes to the movement when the number of tables changes and causes delay to all other members.


Thanks for your understanding.


Steve Lambert


Welcome - no partner needed

Welcome to the website of The St Albans Duplicate Bridge Club where we play competitive bridge to a good standard in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

You can come along either as a pair or without a partner as we operate a highly successful duty officer scheme. This scheme runs every week except for the regular teams competition which is held on the second Monday of every month - but please do bring your own team for these events if you wish.

There is ample parking and free tea, coffee and biscuits.

We look forward to meeting you and you don't need to contact us first - just turn up, (Before 7.20 pm please!)


Venue and Times
Venue and Times

The club meets at The Jersey Farm Community Centre, Sandringham Crescent, St Albans, Herts, AL4 9RG. (please see map and travelling directions under the information button on the left of this page).

We are open every Monday including public holidays (except 24, 25 & 26 December).

Doors open at 7.15pm for a prompt start please be seated by 7.20pm.

Starting Times

It is difficult for directors and scorers to set the movement and to arrange the room if members turn up on the dot of 7.30. So can I ask you all to be there and seated by 7.20 (at least one player per pair) please? It might be that in the long run we will have to have a cut off time of 7.25/7.20 for participation in an evening's session.

I would also like to remind you that we do not have mobile phones on and in use in the hall during the evening, so please turn them off / on silent during the evening.

Thank you for your cooperation in this.

John M.

Record Turnout
Record Turnout

The Club continues to gain in popularity,  with 21 full tables for the Pairs on Monday 19th August.  This is the greatest number the Club has had for a non-Trophy event and, following on from the 21 Teams in last week’s Swiss Teams, points to an exciting future. Many thanks to all those who played and we hope to see you again in the near future.

Swiss Pairs Trophy

On Monday September 23rd we held our annual Swiss Pairs Trophy event which was very efficiently run and directed by Ian Mitchell. 

It was a very enjoyable evening with 21 tables participating including several non members. The event was won by Bob Turnham and Gerald Freeman with Harry Sack and Paul Wilson runners up.

Congratulations to both these pairs and thanks to all who took part.

John M.


HBA Events

We would like to encourage members to support the forthcoming HBA Events details of which can be found on the HBA website, link below:


HBA Website

Hertfordshire Club Events

It would be great to support the main annual events of our fellow Hertfordshire Clubs.

Need help making up a team?

 Are you are seeking another pair or single player for your team?

Or are you a pair or a single player seeking a team to join?

Please contact Jim Fry by email at or 07831486058

We are particularly keen to expand our monthly teams event so, if you don't yet have a team, why not give it a go ?

20th January 2020
Gerald Everitt Memorial Pairs Trophy
Director: James Rogers
Scorer: Mike Hann
Duty Officer: Ross Murray
27th January 2020
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Steve Lambert
Scorer: John Duthie
Duty Officer: Diana Cook
3rd February 2020
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Bob Turnham
Scorer: Pam Green
Duty Officer: Joyce Taylor
Swiss Teams
Director: Ian
Scorer: Mitch
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Bob Turnham
Scorer: Pam Green
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Steve Lambert
Scorer: Colin Leeson