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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.

email:  bookings@sc-rt.co.uk

 

Welcome to Sutton Coldfield Bridge Club
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
THE SUTTON COLDFIELD RUGBY CLUB.


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 suttoncbc@outlook.com 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.

Hosted Sessions

The following sessions are now usually 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.

Please Check the website calandar entry to confirm that the session is hosted.

Friday Afternoon. Please Arrive by 12:50pm.

No Partner Required for Members at any Hosted Session

 

Tuesday Night Assisted Session - Improve You Bridge

An Assisted Play session is being run every Tuesday evening.  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.

Once a month there will be an hour long lesson starting at 6.45pm before the start of play.  All members are welcome to attend.

Topic Date
Declarer play in No Trumps 14 May 2024
More on defence 11 Jun 2024
Declarer play in a suit contract 9 Jul 2024
Even more on defence 6 Aug 2024

 

SCBC Competitions 2024
SCBC Competitions 2024

Your committee has decided to run three competitions during 2024.

The SCBC Masterpoint Cup

This is an annual competition and all competitive sessions count. The winners are simply those with the most Masterpoints won. Results will be stratified based on NGS Grade as at 1 January 2024.

Click here for the Stratified positions as of 31 March 2024

The Woosnam Cup

Every Thursday Night session will be a qualifying session for the Woosnam Cup.

The Charlesworth Cup

Every Friday Afternoon session will qualify for the Charlesworth Cup.

Conditions of Contest for SCBC Competitions 2024

SCBC Teams League

We are hoping to start an internal Teams League just for the club with the aim of improving the standard of play generally within the club.  It is hoped that members of all ablities will support this initiative.  Participating pairs will be allocated to Teams by the League Coordinator using combined NGS.  The intention is that our more experienced and better players can help to improve the game of our less experienced. To register your interest please put your name on the list at the club or complete the form below.

Tuesday Afternoon U3A Session at SCBC
Tuesday Afternoon U3A Session at SCBC

Sutton Coldfield U3A Relaxed Playing Session every Tuesday Afternoon.

Please arrive by 12.50pm for a 1.00pm start.

The is a U3A session at which SCBC members are also welcome to play.

Beginners are welcome provided they can play the game. We will try to arrange partners for anyone turning up on their own but this cannot be guaranteed.

Normal £3.00 table money for all U3A and SCBC Members.

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.

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.

Latest Masterpoint Promotions

2024

Luke Hundleby  - County Master

Steven Fellows  - Club Master

Larysa Skeates  -  Club Master

Pam Plant  - Club Master

Tony Hynes  - 1 Star Master

Maurice Choi  - District Master

Gary Rushton  - District Master

Results
Friday Afternoon Hosted
Thursday Night
Wednesday Relaxed Hosted
U3A Tuesday Afternoon
Tuesday Evening BBO
Tuesday Evening Assisted
Monday Pairs
Friday Afternoon Hosted
Thursday Night
Wednesday Relaxed
Calendar
15th Apr 2024
Monday Pairs
7:00 p.m.
16th Apr 2024
U3A Tuesday Afternoon
1:00 p.m.
16th Apr 2024
Tuesday Evening Assisted
7:00 p.m.
16th Apr 2024
Tuesday Evening BBO
7:10 p.m.
17th Apr 2024
Wednesday Relaxed Hosted
7:00 p.m.
18th Apr 2024
Thursday Night
7:00 p.m.
18th Apr 2024
Thursday Morning Seminar for Improvers
10:00 a.m.
Disturb Their 1NT
19th Apr 2024
Friday Afternoon Hosted
1:00 p.m.
19th Apr 2024
Friday Beginner's Lessons
7:00 p.m.
More on Bidding
21st Apr 2024
Sunday Hand Review Session
7.00 pm