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Check out the Sunday Night 'Hand Review Session'.  See the main information box for more details

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Need a Room for a Function?

The function room in the main clubhouse has recently been refurbished to a high standard and is available for hire by Bridge Club members.

It can also be hired by friends of Bridge Club members, providing a member of the club is present at the event.



Welcome to Sutton Coldfield Bridge Club
Competition Event Reminder

 *President's Cup*  - Thursday 05/10 & 02/11 (Blue Pointed Pairs)

Our Club
Our Club

We are an English Bridge Union (EBU) Affiliated Club located at
160 Walmley Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 2QA.

Our club house is located on the same site as

Click here for Map.


The Club Mobile is 07749 410362 and is monitored prior to Club sessions.

Our Club Secretary is Mary-Anne Rogers, contactable on: 07503170695. You can also email with your query or you can leave a message on our message board via the left hand menu


Please see Calendar for dates and times of all current sessions.

Tuesday Afternoon Improver Lessons with Myra Scott
Tuesday Afternoon Improver Lessons with Myra Scott

Tuesday Afternoon Improver Lessons have recommenced at the usual time of 1.00pm.

Topics for Sep/Oct are:
26 Sep - Bidding after 1NT X
10 Oct - 1NT overcalls
24 Oct - Forcing and non-forcing bids.


When no lesson is scheduled there will be a Playing Session

No partner? No problem.  The sessions will be ‘Hosted’. Just turn up and you will get a game.

Please arrive by 1:00pm for a 1:10pm start.

The aim will be to finish by 4:00pm.

Learn to Play Bridge
Learn to Play Bridge

If you would like to learn to play Bridge please email the club to register your interest.

As the only EBU Affiliated club in the area all of our lessons are delivered by qualified EBU Teachers.

If you already know the basics why not think about coming along to our Assisted Play session run on Tuesday Nights at 7.00pm

EBU Blue Book 2023 & EBU White Book 2023

The EBU has updated their Blue Book and White Book for 2023

Your committee has decided to implement in the Club the updated Blue Book 2023 Announcing and Alerting Rules from September 1st 2023

Here are the complete set of EBU documents for your perusal:

EBU Blue Book 2023 - EBU Blue Book 2023.pdf

EBU Blue Book 2023 Announcing and Alerting Rules - Announcing and Alerting.pdf

EBU Blue Book 2023 Changes - EBU Blue Book 2023 Changes.pdf

EBU Blue Book 2023 Reasons for Changes - EBU Blue Book 2023 Reasons for Changes.pdf

EBU White Book 2023 - EBU White Book 2023.pdf

EBU White Book 2023 Changes - EBU White Book 2023 Changes.pdf

Sunday Night Hand Review Session
Sunday Night Hand Review Session

The club is now running a 'Hand Review/Discussion' session between 7pm - 9pm to which all members are welcome. Table Money of £2.00 will apply.

Difficult hands played during the previous week, focusing predominently on those played on Wednesday Night, will be reviewed.

The session will involve playing hands and then discussing important aspects of bidding and play that arise.

Participants may also nominate hands for discussion.

Please see Calendar for Session dates.

New Assisted Session - Improve You Bridge

A New Assisted Play session begins Tuesday 19th September.  Session start time is 7.00pm

This session is open to all and is a great opportunity to meet and integrate with our new members.

The number of boards played will gradually increase over the coming weeks as our new members get up to speed.

SCBC Competitions 2023

Please click on the title bar for further details of the competitions being held at SCBC in 2023

*Masterpoints Competition 2023* - All Sessions. Click here for current 'Unstratified' positions.

*Masterpoints Competition 2023* - All Sessions. Click here for the stratified positions at 30th June 2023

The current position table only shows the simple ranking.  This will be stratified at the end of the competition to identify the winners in each Grade Band.

*SCBC Cup* - Thursday Competition 08/06 & 15/06.



Maurice Choi & Sue Cope / Max Blythe



Graham Foreman & Lyn Foreman



Rob Penny & Mike Kingman


*President's Cup*  - Thursday 05/10 & 02/11 (Blue Pointed)

Hosted Sessions

The following sessions are now hosted so any Member can turn up without a partner and be sure of a game.  Please arrive early if you do not have a partner.

Wednesday Night. Please Arrive by 6:50pm.

Tuesday Afternoon - Alternating with Improver Lessons. - See schedule for dates. Please arrive before 1:00pm.

Friday Afternoon. Arrive before 1:00pm.

No Partner Required for Members at any Hosted Session

The Hosting facility will also be available at the Tuesday Afternoon session to Non-Members who are attending Myra's lessons

All 'F2F' Evening Sessions To Start at 7:00 p.m.

Please ensure you arrive at the club by 6:55pm at the very latest.If you will be arriving later than this please ensure your partner arrives promptly before 7:00 and informs the TD of your late arrival.  If you are running late please contact the club 07749 410362

The Clubhouse
The Clubhouse
Getting Started on Bridge Base Online

Members can register for Bridge Base Online by clicking on this link.

Website Disclaimer

Website disclaimer - Links contained on this website may lead to websites not under the control of Sutton Coldfield Bridge Club (SCBC). SCBC is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Links provided on this website are provided to users only as a convenience and SCBC accepts no liability in respect of the content of any such linked site, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by SCBC.  Users link to any linked sites at their own risk.

Mary Bullmore R.I.P.

We are saddened to learn of the death of Mary Bullmore.  Our condolences go out to Mary’s family.

Mary's Funeral Service is on Friday 29th September; 12.00 pm at The Abbey, Sutton Road, Erdington B23 6QL and Streetly Crematorium at 1.45 pm.  The Wake will be held at Walmley Golf Club, Brooks Rd, Wylde Green,  B72 1HR, at 3.00 pm.

Jean Burns R.I.P.

We are sorry to report the death of long-standing member Jean Burns on Saturday 9th September.

Our thoughts are with her family at this sad time.

Jean's funeral will be at 10.00 a.m. on Monday 9th October at Sutton Coldfield Crematorium and afterwards at Moor Hall Hotel.

Latest Masterpoint Promotions


Rob Penny  -  1 Star MasterDavid Powell  -  Advanced Master
Brian Van Zyl  -  Master
Desmond Jones  -  Club Master

Thomas Welch - Master
Douglas Tweddle - 5 Star Premier Master
Helen Brigham - Advanced Master
Carol Cleeve - Club Master
Nigel Brookes - Club Master
Steven Fellows - Local Master

Mary-Anne Rogers - Area Master
Mary Dempsey - Club Master
Dympna Chadwick - Club Master
Desmond Jones - Local Master

Gill Parsons - Local Master
Helen Blick - Local Master
Bryon Stickney - County Master
Maurice Choi - Club Master
Elizabeth Boyles - District Master
Susan Hundleby - Master

Thursday Night
Wednesday Relaxed Hosted
Tuesday Evening BBO
Tuesday Evening Assisted
Monday Night
Friday Afternoon Hosted
Thursday Night
Wednesday Relaxed Hosted
Tuesday Afternoon
Tuesday Evening BBO
29th Sep 2023
Friday Afternoon Hosted
1:10 p.m.
2nd Oct 2023
Monday Pairs
7:00 p.m.
3rd Oct 2023
Tuesday Afternoon
1:10 p.m.
3rd Oct 2023
Tuesday Evening BBO
7:10 p.m.
3rd Oct 2023
Tuesday Evening Assisted
7:00 p.m.
4th Oct 2023
Wednesday Relaxed Hosted
7:00 p.m.
5th Oct 2023
Thursday Night
7:00 p.m.
6th Oct 2023
Friday Afternoon Hosted
1:10 p.m.
8th Oct 2023
Sunday Hand Review Session
9th Oct 2023
Monday Pairs
7:00 p.m.