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Edmond Town Hall, home of Newtown Bridge Club
Edmond Town Hall

Newtown Bridge Club meets in the Alexandria Room on the second (top) floor of Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, Newtown CT.

Game times:

  12:30 pm  Mondays  Open & 49ers
  10:00 am  Tuesdays  Open & 299ers
  7:00 pm  Tuesdays  Open
  10:00 am  Wednesdays  Open & 299ers
  12:30 pm  Thursdays  Open & 49ers

Game fee: $11 per person ($9 for members).

New players are invited to join us anytime. There is a 20-minute lunch break at the 10:00 am games; most players pack a light lunch or place an order for noontime pickup with the deli next door. Open sections at all games; Newtown Bridge Club participates in the Common Game.

Swiss team games, Oct 1-4, 2018

A special week — Mon-Thu Oct 1-4: Team Week

Make a team with your partner and your favorite pair to play in the Swiss team games during Team Week at Newtown Bridge Club. Swiss teams only this week; no pair games. Four rounds per game – Win a round and win gold!

• Masterpoint awards are 5% gold, to a maximum of 0.25 per player; remaining masterpoints are black.

• Mon 10/1 & Thu 10/4 games start early – 12:00 noon sharp!

• To reserve your table, sign up at the club or email director@newtownbridge.org 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 director@newtownbridge.org.

New to teams? Come 30 minutes early for an explanation of scoring plus some team strategy tips. Lots of new teams have earned their first gold during Team Week at Newtown Bridge Club.

Learn to Play Bridge

Have fun. Meet interesting people. Sharpen your memory. Laugh out loud.

NEW!  Beginning bridge classes, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm, starting Sep 12.   Learn to Play Bridge (Easybridge!1), is a perfect place to start for beginners as well as players returning to bridge after some years. Beginners will be playing the first week. By the end of this 10-class course, players will have the confidence to join bridge games with friends and the club's Chat Bridge games. Tuition is $12 per class ($9 for members). To register, contact Susan at director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525. Read more.

Chat Bridge, Wednesdays 2:30-4:30 pm – Exclusively for bridge players with fewer than 20 masterpoints. Chat Bridge is a game where players can:

Chat Bridge, Wednesdays at 2:30
  • Ask for advice
  • Refer to notes
  • Have help on any hand
  • Earn masterpoints (when 2½ or more tables play)
  • Free bridge lesson starts at 2:10 pm

If you’d like to play bridge more and still have the chance to ask questions during bidding and play, try a Chat Bridge game. Come alone or with a partner. An instructor will be standing by to help. Game fee: $10 per person ($8 for members).

Coming in October…

Modern Bidding Basics (Easybridge! workshops). Whether you'd like to strengthen fundamental bridge skills or modernize your bidding, this course offers practice in modern bidding basics. Workshops begin with a brief lesson followed by play and discussion of 6 practice hands. Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm, starting Oct 15. Read more.

Need a Partner?

The Partnership Desk has 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 director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525 for assistance.

Guaranteed partners at Tuesday and Wednesday gamesGuaranteed partners: Tuesday & Wednesday games. If your Tuesday or Wednesday schedule suddenly opens up for you to play bridge or your partner had to cancel at last minute, you can come to the 10:00 am and 7:00 pm games and there will be a partner waiting for you. Note that partners are guaranteed for Tuesday and Wednesday games only. (Please arrive 10 minutes early to be guaranteed a partner.)
Exception: No guaranteed partners Oct 2 & Oct 3 during Team Week.

North American Pairs

North American Pairs (NAP)176 players qualified at the 2018 club-level North American Pairs (NAP) games at Newtown Bridge Club. If your name is on the list, you are qualified to play in the District 25 NAP Qualifier Finals: Flight A in Oct and Flights B and C in Nov. Click for the list of players who qualified and information about the district NAP events.

Tue Jun 19, The Longest Day

The Longest Day, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 to benefit the Alzheimer AssociationEnthusiastic bridge players were heard throughout Edmond Town Hall between sunrise and sunset with bridge, socializing, food and jazz in both the Alexandria Room and the gym. With the support of our sponsors, the Longest Day committee hosted an event that was enjoyed by everyone. The generosity of our members, players and community made this a successful fund-raiser for the Alzheimer's Association.

 


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: director@newtownbridge.org