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Welcome to Wallingford Bridge Club
WELCOME
WELCOME

The Wallingford Duplicate Bridge Club is a thriving and very active club with over 300 members, based at Berrick and Roke Village Hall, OX10 6JJ.

We are delighted to welcome new members – please click here for more information. 

Players come from all over Oxfordshire including Wallingford, Oxford, Thame, Henley, Abingdon, Benson and surrounding villages. We have playing sessions to suit players of all abilities.  Our Bridge Programme can be found in the left hand menu.  Visitors are very welcome at all sessions. 

We run many bridge classes, details of which can be found in the right box. We look forward to welcoming you at the Club.
 

Please be seated 10 minutes before the session starts.

Committee Meeting Minutes - 6 Sept 2019

These are available in the members' area of the website. Select and click Members Only Area from the left hand column menu, log in then select Members Only Notices again from the left hand column menu.

WBC Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs on 22nd September 2019
WBC Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs on 22nd September 2019

Wallingford Bridge Club will hold its annual Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs event on Sunday, 22nd September 2019

Arrival time: 1:10 pm for a 1:30 start.

There will be 36 boards, with a break after 18 boards for a sandwich tea. 

Price: £13 per person for the bridge play, tea, and refreshments. 

As at 12 September, we have 45 pairs who have enrolled. If we receive entries from more than 46 pairs, we will form a waiting list in case any members need to withdraw their entry. Although an automatic email may still be generated to confirm the on-line entry, those who are on the waiting list will be notified within 24 hours of submitting their entry.  

Please click here to register. 

If you have any questions, please contact Peter Dyer, tel. 0796 085 7196; email pete.dyer@live.co.uk

 

Learn/Improve your bridge
Learn/Improve your bridge

Our classes for both beginners and improvers started on Tuesdays September 10th 2019, both morning (10.30-12.30) and evenings (7.30-9.30) and we are delighted to have 38 students spread evenly between the 4 classes.The class sizes are great for the students and fun for the tutors, so a good start for everyone. More students would still be welcome.in the next few weeks. For further information, see the leaflet. To book a place, please use Bookwhen or call Joan Bennett 01491 579795 or joanmbennett@hotmail.co.uk.

There will be a competition for all groups around November

Seminars etc. for club members All at £5 each

1. Tuesdays 2-4.30p.m. David Emerson . The EBU is changing its teaching programme. If existing members want to learn the current teaching styles (they do not need to adopt them), we are considering covering these onTuesdays 8th, 15h Oct and 12th,19th November. If you are interested, please contact Joan so that we can arrange them.

2. Thursdays 11.30-1.00p.m. Stuart Fox except 10th, 17th October and 14th, 21st November.

Pead Plate - Handicap Team Competition - 18th October 2019 at Wallingford Bridge Club
  • Nibbles, drinks and raffle.
  • All table money (£2.50pp) to charity.
  • Prizes (and not just for the winners!)
  • 4 in a team (we can help form teams)
  • Drinks at 7pm, play at 7.30pm.

Register online or via Sue Waddington (contact details from Members only section)

Charity Bridge Afternoon 10th Oct 2019 - North Morton

Bridge and afternoon tea. 2.-5 pm @ North Moreton Village Hall. Thursday 10th October . All abilities welcome Table of 4 £30. email deborah.astley1@gmail.com or call 07580266516. See poster.

Charity Bridge Event at Roke - 27th October 1:30pm

Stuart and Aine Fox are organising a Swiss Pairs event for 27th October to raise money for a charity that is planting trees to help preserve the environment. Please click here to view the flyer. You can register on the WBC website here

Wallingford at number 20 in top club list
Wallingford Bridge Club is number 20 in the EBU list of clubs based on the number of sessions played. This is a movement of 4 places from last year. Click this link to see the top 50 english clubs. 
LOCAL PUBS

Below are links for the two pubs near the Bridge Club. 

Chequers - They are closed on Tuesdays and food service times are 12-2.45 pm (12-4 pm on Sundays) and 6-9 pm for dinner, closed Sunday evenings.

Home Sweet Home  - Food served lunchtime and from 6.00 in the evening except Sunday. Closed Mondays.

News Web Updates

Please email me (Gillian Leaver) to update this page replacing the [dot] with a full stop and [at] with @

Gillian[dot]Leaver[at]gmail[dot]com 

For news archive click here.

HOW TO USE BOOKWHEN

Are you, like me, an IT idiot?

Follow David's steps to sign in, or ring me 01491 579795, 07548 782 538.

Joan

Broadband & Club Phone

The Club's telephone number is 01865 400924. 

Broadband  password for WiFi is 'wallingford'

Results
Section B
Open Pairs
Morning Bridge
Pairs
Wessex Practice DvE
Friday Afternoon
Teams
Friendly Pairs
Calendar
Thu 19th Sep 2019
Friendly Pairs
1.45-4.30
Fri 20th Sep 2019
Friday Afternoon
1.30-4.30
Fri 20th Sep 2019
Pro Am
7.30
Sun 22nd Sep 2019
Blue-Pointed Swiss Pairs
1:00 for 1:30
Mon 23rd Sep 2019
Morning Bridge
10.00-1.00
Mon 23rd Sep 2019
Pairs
7.30
  (Partner?)
Mon 23rd Sep 2019
Supervised Play
10.00-12.15
Tue 24th Sep 2019
Pre-scored Chicago
1.30-4.30 drop in session
Wed 25th Sep 2019
Section B
7.30
Wed 25th Sep 2019
Mixed Pairs
7.30
Thu 26th Sep 2019
Friendly Pairs
1.45-4.30
Fri 27th Sep 2019
Friday Afternoon
1.30-4.30