After five days of bridge, sea air and fantastic food, the Victor Ludorum chart for the duplicate events made for interesting reading. Not one pair managed a podium finish in more than one event, showing how evenly matched the sixteen pairs were this year. Retaining their title from 2016, it was Liz Stevens and Helen Beattie - by a whisker - who maintained greatest consistency over the various sessions. As well as carefully constructed set hands, the random deals contained a 0-10-3-0 distribution, as well as a 8-4-1-0 hand and a 6-6-0-1 hand, so there were high-level bridge decisions galore. Highest scoring pair of the week were Christine and Tony Harris who, with a fine 62% on the final day
Classes at The Roehampton Club Autumn term classes finish: Friday mornings last class November 17 Thursday am last class November 30 Wednesday am & pm last class November 29 Winter term classes 2018 start: Friday mornings first class February 2 Thursday am first class February 1 Wednesday am & pm first class January 31
THE GOLDEN RULES OF BRIDGE The ideal gift for all your bridge-playing friends. Paul's best-selling book lays out, not the "rules" to follow, but the way to think about bridge problems and the thought processes required to solve them. Perfect for all levels, from kitchen bridge players to social bridge enthusiasts, from club devotees to regular duplicate players, there is guidance in here to improve anybody's bridge game. Paul's next bridge book is due out in summer 2018.
There are no classes in the week commencing 20th November, as Paul will be at Tresanton for his annual Bridge Week. Week beginning 27th November is the final week of the autumn term. Winter term commences week beginning 29th January 2018, running through until the Easter holidays. Friday morning classes: Last class of 2017 is on Friday 17th November First class of 2018 in on Friday 2nd February