Sheffield Bridge Club News

  • New online discussion forum created

    In these difficult times, we all need a way of keeping in touch with each other. Just need a bit of a chat? Need a helping hand with errannds or deliveries and don't know who to ask? Looking for some hlelp and guidance on how to play bridge online? Looking for a partner for a game (or a bunch of people for a match) online? That interesting hand from two weeks ago still bugging you and you want to talk about it? Fear not, help is at hand,the new SBC online forumis here! Go tohttps://sbc-online.freeforums.net/to... read more...
    Saturday, 21 March 2020 by Bazil Caygill
  • National Pairs Regional Final

    Congratulations to Bob Brown on qualifying for the final after coming 20th out of 187 pairs in the regional heats, playing with Richard Draycott from Doncaster. Unfortunately, there may be a bit of a wait for the final to happen. read more...
    Wednesday, 18 March 2020 by
  • Yorkshire League - final results

    The final results are in, the dust is settling and a stunning vista of Sheffield success is revealed. A - Undefeated all season and clear winners of Division 1 by 17 VPs. They win the honour of representing Yorkshire in the EBUGarden Cities Trophy. B - Recovered from a shaky start to be comfortably promoted from division 2. C - Promoted from division 3, just sneaking ahead of local rivals Beauchief. D - In the running for promotion until the end. Comfortably top half in division 3. E - Comfortably... read more...
    Monday, 09 March 2020 by Bazil Caygill
  • Yorkshire League Match 7 - 8 March

    Here are the current line-ups for the final Yorkshire League matches this Sunday: A – Home v Leeds A David Waxman and Richard Pike Dave Robinson and Tony Sowter David Banks and Mike Pomfrey Sandy Davies and Tom Gisborne B – Away v Ilkley A Bazil Caygill and David Fletcher Martin White and Pete Waterman David Musson and Keith Cornish Mary Whyms and John Edwards C – Home v Wetherby A Ian Grant and Julie Grant Margaret Johnson and Pat Powell Ann Wall and Toby Wall Glyn... read more...
    Friday, 06 March 2020 by Bazil Caygill
  • Peter Riggall - funeral arrangements

    We have received the sad news that Peter Riggall passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning. Peter had been a member of the Club for nearly ten years, playing mostly on Monday and Thursday afternoons. He also represented the ‘H’ team in the Yorkshire (Inter-Cities) League for many years. Our heart-felt condolences go to his wife and bridge partner, Christine. ==== The funeral will take place at Christ Church, Stannington on Friday 13th March at 12 noon, followed by a private... read more...
    Thursday, 05 March 2020 by Simon Woolham
  • Bridge & Lunch - Friday, 6th March

    PLEASE NOTE - THis event is now cancelled as the supplier has been taken ill and it has not been possible to make alternative arrangements. The Social Events Committee intend to reschedule this event in due course. read more...
    Wednesday, 04 March 2020 by Simon Woolham
  • EBU Ranked Masters Pairs

    The seven Ranked Masters Pairs events took place over the weekend. At the central venue of Stratford-upon-Avon, Sandy Davies and Tom Gisborne finished 4th out of 12 in the top event, the Premier Grand Masters Pairs, yet will have been disappointed after leading the field by 50 IMPs at the end of the Saturday. Their final score of +30 IMPs compares with their score three years ago of +44 IMPs when they won this event. Meanwhile on the Sunday, 9 pairs competed for the Masters Pairs at the club, one... read more...
    Sunday, 01 March 2020 by Barrie Partridge
  • EBU Harrogate Spring Congress

    Congratulations to the following prize winners: Dave Robinson, for finishing 2nd in the Swiss Pairs (playing with Rob Lawy). Andy McDonald and Karen McDonald, for finishing 3rd in the Improvers Pairs. Richard Pike & David Waxman, for finishing 5th in the Swiss Teams(playing with Gill Copeland & Steve Blackburn). Results are on the EBU website read more...
    Sunday, 23 February 2020 by Bazil Caygill
  • Yorkshire League Match 6 - 16th February

    Here are the current line-ups for the penultimate round of Yorkshire League matches this Sunday: A – Home v Leeds C David Waxman and Richard Pike Dave Robinson and Tony Sowter David Banks and Mike Pomfrey Sandy Davies and Tom Gisborne B – Away v Bradford A Bazil Caygill and Matthew Kiggins Martin White and Pete Waterman Dominic Rayner and Keith Cornish Mary Whyms and Chris Derrick Reserve: John Edwards C – Home v Beauchief A Ian Grant and Julie Grant Margaret Johnson... read more...
    Friday, 14 February 2020 by Bazil Caygill
  • Doncaster Swiss Pairs

    There was another strong Sheffield showing in this ever-popular local event. Matthew Kiggins and Bazil Caygill scored 94VPs torepeat their success of 2019and retained their hold on this shiny salver. Sandy Davies and Tom Gisbourne were 8VPs behind in second place. Also highly positioned were Richard Pike / David Waxman & Glyn Foley / Simon Woolham. Results are here. read more...
    Sunday, 02 February 2020 by Barrie Partridge
  • Laura Hadfield Teams

    Pat Powell, Margaret Johnson, Pete Waterman and Mike Pomfrey have won the Laura Hadfield Multiple Teams in a very close finish with +42 IMPs. Second and winning the handicap prize were Peter Stubbs, Bill Barraclough, Robin Warner and Dave Duckworth with +41 IMPs And just one IMP behind them were Glyn Foley, Graham Jepson, Martin White and Chris Derrick on +40 IMPs. read more...
    Friday, 31 January 2020 by Barrie Partridge
  • Ladies' and Men's Pairs

    Sandy Davies & Pat Powell, and Martin White & Barrie Partridge are the respective winners of the Ladies' and Men's Pairs. The Ladies' saw four pairs finishing within two Match Points, or less than 1%, at the top, so commiserations to Gill Woodcock / Judy Jackson, Ruth Ringrose / Shirley Morrisroe and Lynn Wilfin / Mary Hinchcliffe. Second in the Men's were Colin Penn and Peter Stubbs. The results are here and here. There's also, just for fun, a combined list with scoring across the whole... read more...
    Wednesday, 22 January 2020 by Barrie Partridge
  • Yorkshire League Match 5 - 26 January

    A – Away v York A David Waxman and Richard Pike Mike Pomfrey and Arthur Hughes Martin White and Pete Waterman David Banks and Tom Gisborne B – Away v Wakefield A Bazil Caygill and Matthew Kiggins Dave Robinson and Chris Derrick David Fletcher and Keith Cornish Mary Whyms and John Edwards C – Home v Ilkley B Glyn Foley and Peter Camm Ann Wall and Toby Wall Steve Willis and Mick Lindley Simon Woolham and Robert Woolham D – Away v Doncaster B Richard Gilbert and... read more...
    Wednesday, 22 January 2020 by Barrie Partridge
  • Musson Teams

    David Penfold, and Robert, Rosemary & Simon Woolham have won the Musson Trophy for Non-Expert Teams with +52 IMPs. Morag Laycock, Rita Duce, Jan Coutts and Maire Reilly scored +34 IMPs but didn't qualify for the trophy as they included a player at Regional Master or above. The winning team and the team of Steve Willis, Jane Kirk, Fiona Drew and Stephen Village qualify for the Yorkshire Cup, the county event for non-expert teams. read more...
    Saturday, 18 January 2020 by Barrie Partridge
  • Alan Jones

    We have received the sad news that Alan Jones passed away this morning as a result of pancreatic cancer. Alan had been a member of SBC for many years until recent times. Alan lived in Rotherham and was still playing at Phoenix BC until about three weeks earlier. read more...
    Thursday, 16 January 2020 by Barrie Partridge
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