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The club will be closed during the Autumn Leaf Regional Tournament in Danbury Oct 5-11. See you there!
Newtown Bridge Club is now in the Alexandria Room on the second (top) floor of Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, Newtown CT.
|12:30 pm||Mondays - New time!|
New players are invited to join us anytime. Game fee is $10 per person ($8 for members).
Exclusively for players who are not Life Masters and have fewer than 500 MPs: Tuesday and Wednesday morning games offer a separate NLM section for four or more tables.
TEAM WEEK: Oct 12-14
Make a 4-player team with your partner and your favorite pair and come to any or all of the team games held Oct 12-14.
- Team games start at the usual times: 12:30 Monday, 10 am Tuesday, 7 pm Tuesday and 10 am Wednesday.
- Team games end at the usual times: 3:45 pm for the Monday afternoon game, 2 pm for the Tuesday and Wednesday morning games and 10 pm for the Tuesday evening game.
- Masterpoint awards are 5% gold, to a maximum of 0.25 per player; remaining masterpoints are black.
- Sign-up by emailing email@example.com with your team and the date/time you plan to play. Advance signup is appreciated but not required.
- If your pair needs help finding teammates, check the Partnership Desk or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- New to teams? Come 30 minutes early for an explanation of scoring plus some team strategy tips.
No pair games will be held at the club Oct 12-14.
Oct 17-18: North American Pairs New England Finals
188 players qualified for North American Pairs (NAP) at Newtown Bridge Club this summer. Qualified players are eligible to compete in New England Finals in Sturbridge MA. Click for information about the 2015 NAP games.
Make Tuesday Your Bridge Night!
Note: Tue Oct 13 is a team game; you need to be part of a team of 4 to play. The rest of the year, the Tuesday evening game starts promptly at 7pm and ends before 10pm; partners are available for walk-in players (Tuesday evenings only.)
Newtown Bridge Bits, a regular Tuesday evening feature, starts after 6:30 pm. Bridge Bits are mini-lessons designed to sharpen wits and improve winning ways.
Refreshments are provided. There is no additional charge for Bridge Bits mini-lessons.
Learn to Play Bridge
Have fun. Meet interesting people. Sharpen your memory. Laugh out loud.
Easybridge!™2 meets on Wednesdays 6:30-9:00 pm through Nov 18. Anyone who has had a beginning bridge class and social players who want to update their game are welcome to join the group at any time. The lessons cover a variety of topics in modern bidding, declarer play and defense. Tuition is $12 per lesson ($9 for Newtown Bridge Club members). Click here for information about the Easybridge! program.
Beyond Basics: Play of the Hand, for intermediate and advancing players, on Mondays 9:30-11:30 am is a series of ten workshops focusing on play of bridge hands as declarer and defender. Each week participants will play hands that challenge their abilities and provide practice in using the concepts discussed in the workshop. Each session stands on its own; interested players can join the group at any time. Tuition is $12 per workshop ($9 for Newtown Bridge Club members). Click for information about Beyond Basics workshops. October topics: Leading against Suit Contracts (Oct 19) and More about Notrump Play (Oct 26).
Modern Bridge Basics (Easybridge!™ workshops) is held on Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm. Players wishing to polish fundamental skills are welcome to attend any session. Each workshop begins with a brief lessons followed by play and discussion of hands illustrating the evening's topic. Tuition is $10 per lesson ($8 for Newtown Bridge Club members). Click for information about Modern Bridge Basics workshops. October topics:
Oct 19 – Long Suits. How to creat tricks out of thin air.
Oct 26 – Negative Doubles. Quite a useful convention.
To register for any program, email email@example.com or call 203-733-8525.
Need a Partner?
The Partnership Desk has current contact information for Newtown Bridge Club players as well as the list of players looking for partners. If you're new to the club and need a partner, please contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-733-8525 for assistance.
Susan Fronapfel, club manager
The Newtown Bridge Club offers ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge games near the flagpole at center of town, on Main Street (Routes 25 and 6). Easily accessible from Connecticut - Newtown CT, Danbury CT, Bethel CT, Southbury CT, Brookfield CT, New Milford CT, Monroe CT, Bridgewater CT, Woodbury CT, New Fairfield CT, Redding CT, Ridgefield CT, Botsford CT, Roxbury CT, Sandy Hook CT, South Britain CT and Stevenson CT are within 12 miles - and Putnam County and Dutchess County New York including Brewster NY, Patterson NY, Carmel NY, Croton Falls NY and North Salem NY.
Newtown CT Bridge Club at Edmond Town Hall | 45 Main Street, Newtown CT | email: email@example.com