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Bridge Courses

For further details contact

Douglas Wright douglaswright@3countiesbridge.com

 

Bridge Taster Sessions

There are no taster sessions scheduled at the moment.

Bridge Beginners Sessions 

Beginners Bridge Sessions & Next Steps - Croydon 

Click here for information

Bridge for Beginners - Dorking 

New Course run by Jean Benson starts 24th September 2019. Click here to download a flyer

Next Steps 

Next Steps Programme - Caterham

 Click here for information

Refresher and Next Steps Lessons - Thames Ditton

Click here for information

Move up to Club Bridge - Leatherhead

Leatherhead Bridge Club is offering a 10 week course for improvers on Friday evenings at 7.30pm

Click here to download a Flyer

In July, Leatherhead BC begins a Series for Advanced Plays

Click here to download a Flyer with information on the Advanced Play Series

Click here to go to Leatherhead Bridge Club's Homepage

Supervised Play Sessions - Camberley

On Monay afternoons starting 15th July

Click here to download a Flyer

Transition to Club Bridge - Camberley

Camberley Bridge Club is running a number of sessions on Mondays 2pm-5pm between April & July for those wanting to transition to playing Duplicate Club Bridge.

In addition, a second series of transitions sessions on Mondays between 1:45pm and 4:45pm will begin in September, running through to the end of October.

Click here for Camberley BC's website for more information

Click her to download a flyer on the September - October sessions

Teaching Programs 

Richmond Teaching Program

Richmond Bridge Club the country's most popular affiliated club have a range of courses designed to meet every need from Beginners to Advanced.

Please click on this link to see what is available

Wimbledon Teaching Program

Wimbledon Bridge Club has a full teaching program.

Click here for information

 

Can you assist us with our Archives

Surrey County is looking to provide as complete an Archive as possible.  To this end, we have set up a menu item with multiple pages and aim to complete as much of these as we can.  If you have any articles, stories, information, results, photos etc - please send to us via the form (Click Here)

Surrey Club Events

Surrey is keen to promote Surrey Club Events.

All Events will be shown in the Club News & Teachers section (Click Here) and the "next" event will be displayed on the Home Page (2nd box)

Did you know, each club is entitled to run up to 2 Blue Point events each year - contact us for details or assistance

- if you would like us to publicise your Club event, please

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2018.  SCBA  Privacy Notice and Safeguarding Guidelines may be found in the SCBA Governance section of our Library or by clicking on the link below.

SCBA Governance

 

Metropolitan Cup

This year’s Metropolitan Cup took place over the weekend, with Middlesex CBA hosting.  The Met Cup is the south-east region’s Teams of Eight championships, with seven counties – Berks&Bucks, Essex, Kent, London, Middlesex, Surrey and Sussex – competing across three divisions.

The Surrey teams were:

A - Arun Suri & David Norman, Charles Chisnall & Bob James, Graham Sadie & Richard Granville, Richard Fedrick & Mike Scoltock

B – Steve Irwin & Tony Cherrett, David Dawson & Christine Dyer, Gerard Thompson & Andrew Mann, Peter Hardyment & Malcolm Bricknell

C – Simon Prager & Henryk Klocek, Brian Adlam & Dave Sellman, Tim Warren & John Manches, Graham E Osborne & Mike Tinsley

In the A Division, we won by a distance, with a remarkable 90VPs/120.  Charles & Bob came top of 28 in the individual pairs’ (cross-IMPs) table, and all four of our pairs were in the top half.  By winning, our A team qualify for the national finals in June 2020.

Surrey B finished 5th, with David and Christine our best-placed pair at 7th/28.

Surrey C finished 3rd – we were leading at half-time, but losing 4-16 to the eventual winners gave us too much ground to recoup.  Brian & Dave came an excellent 2nd/28 in the individual pairs’ table, and again all four pairs were in the top half.

Click Here For The Full Results

Next Surrey County Events

Surrey Events are open to all EBU members regardless of their county affiliation

Click event to enter:  For Internet payment, click SCBA Bank Account Details

Note that Junior Players (under 25 at the beginning of the calendar year) will now be charged half price for entry to Surrey Events

October 2019 - April 2020 Novice League
10 November 11am Blue Pointed Swiss Teams
13 November 11am Club Chairman's Consultation
2 - 6 December Sim Pairs for the Dorin Salver (register via the EBU)
12 January 2020 11am Affiliated Teams of 8
19 January 2020 11am Ladies Pairs & Mens Pairs
9 February 2020 11am Mixed Pairs
5 April 2020 11am County Cup and Plate

 

Click here for more information on these and future Surrey County events

Training Activities

We are organising training activities to help the development of bridge players at all levels. The intention is to build upon and complement training activities held in Clubs. If Clubs have training activities they wish to promote to all players please contact Meena Samani

 

Click for information and to Register:

24 September - 19 November 2019 Richmond Bridge Club - Intermediate Declarer Play - 8 week course run by Tim Chanter
 

Richmond Bridge Club 

Full programme of Beginners, Next Steps and Intermediate lessons

 

Fun 2 Play Bridge Club 

Next Steps, Intermediate and Advanced Course are now under way in Thames Ditton

1 October 2019 - Summer 2020

Dorking Bridge Club

3 Term EBU Continuing Bridge Course - Download Flyer

11,12 & 13 October 2019 Hilton St Annes Manor Learning Weekend October 2019 - Declarer Play and Slam Bidding

Teacher Training in Surrey / Hampshire / Sussex / Kent

Club Teacher Courses are now Free for members of affiliated Clubs

There are numerous Club Teachers courses which have already been organised in 2019. We are trying to organise some more in Hampshire, Surrey and Sussex.

Free places for affiliated clubs - Some clubs affiliated to the EBU may be able to receive a 'free place' on these courses. They should book on the course as per https://www.ebedcio.org.uk/club-teacher-training , and a club official should email the EBU's Club Liaison Officer - bev@ebu.co.uk - and advise her of the details of the club member who is attending the course, and confirm that the club has approved their attendance on its behalf. Applications for a free place should only be made if it will be used in the spirit for which it is intended – to help a member provide lessons to bring new players in to the club as part of a club-wide effort to grow the membership and help the club thrive. 

Anyone who wishes to discuss becoming a teacher please contact Meena Samani on 07740 053683

Director Training

Dates for all director training courses can be found HERE

 

Director Training at Surrey Clubs - Click for information
Richmond Bridge Club - January - March 2020

In addition to club director training, the  EBED (English Bridge Education & Development) with the support of the EBU is organising this year’s advanced director training courses. These are suitable for anyone who has already passed the club director course and has some subsequent experience at their clubs or in other local events. Dates for these courses may also be found in the above link.

Detailed course information on County and National TD training courses can be found HERE

Neighbouring County Events

Upcoming events in our neighbouring counties

 

2019

 
12 October: - London Duplicate Bridge Club Championship Pairs (Download Flyer)
 
26 - 27 October: - Kent Congress (Online Registration and Info)(Download Entry Form & Info)
 
30 November & 1 December: - Middx Congress  (Website)
 
2020
 
8 March 2020: - Kent Green Pointed Swiss Pairs (Website)
 
21 & 22 March 2020: - Hampshire Congress (Website)
 
8 May 2020: - Kent Green Pointed Swiss Teams (Website)
 
16 May 2020: - Sussex Green Pointed Pairs (Website)
 
6 & 7 June 2020: - Oxfordshire Congress (Website)
 
20 June 2020: - Berks & Bucks Green Pointed Swiss Pairs (Website) (Entry Form)
 
21 June 2020: - Berks & Bucks Green Pointed Swiss Pairs (Website) (Entry Form)
 
19 July 2020: - Sussex Green Pointed Teams (Website)

Congratulations
2019 Metropolitan Cup Group A Winners

Arun Suri & David Norman, Charles Chisnall & Bob James, Graham Sadie and Richard Granville, Richard Fedrick & Mike Scoltock

 

Congratulations
2019  Club Pairs Challenge Final Winners

George Coomber & Jon Harrison

Click Here for the Hall of Fame

Prize DD Puzzle, Sep 2019 - Winner

Congratulations to Roger Eddleston
who wins free entry to any Surrey event at Oxshott

Correct entries also from Chris Woolf, William Clennell, Andy Poole, Gerard Thompson, Frances Hinden, Alan Brown, Bomi Kavarana, Jane Carpenter, Roger Routledge, John Dagnall
For Solution & all entrants, click the Aces

SE Counties Junior Teach-In - 24 Nov 2019

Aged 8-21, and play MiniBridge or bridge?  Click the pic to find out about our 2019 South-East Counties Junior Teach-In, or here to register.


2018 event

Keep Bridge Alive Campaign

Click the image above for information on the KBA Campaign

Click here to watch a short video