Sheffield Bridge Club News

  • Derbyshire Green Point weekend

    Congratulations to Roman Gembicki who won the Swiss Pairs and was runner-up in the Swiss Teams at Derbyshire's Green-pointed weekend. Roman played with his compatriot Bogdan Drobny throughout the weekend, teaming with Mark Tilley & Ufuk Cotuk. Best all-Sheffield performances were Pairs: Sandy Davies & Bazil Caygill (3rd) Teams: Dominic Rayner & David Waxman, Richard Pike & Bazil Caygill (6th) Results here and here. read more...
    Sunday, 24 September 2017 by Bazil Caygill
  • Please bear with us...

    If you're wondering why the results aren't appearing on the website nearly so fast as they normally do, it's because we've very recently changed internet service providers at the bridge club. And let's just say that it's not gone quite as swimmingly as we all might have hoped. We'll have normal service resumed as soon as we can. read more...
    Friday, 22 September 2017 by Bazil Caygill
  • Vice-Chairman's Teams

    Congratulations to Fiona Sutherland, Graham White, Judy Jackson and Barrie Partridge who won the Vice-Chairman's Teams with +70 IMPs. Second were Rod Hose, John Edwards, Rob Turner and Mary Whyms with +51 IMPs. The handicap prize among the runners-up goes to Lesley Blanchard, Ruth Ringrose, Jonathan Brayshaw and David Penfold. read more...
    Wednesday, 13 September 2017 by Bazil Caygill
  • Lord Mayor's Swiss Pairs

    Congratulations to Simon and Rob Woolham on winning all six matches to win the Lord Major's Swiss Pairs with a 9 VP margin ahead of David Waxman and Richard Pike. Simon and Rob were the top pair after handicapping, and other handicap prizes go to Mick Lindley and Rita Duce (who were 6th) and to Pat Powell and Pete Waterman (who were 3rd). A superb tea was provided by Ann with help from Ian. read more...
    Tuesday, 29 August 2017 by Barrie Partridge
  • The new Laws have arrived at Sheffield

    We converted to using the new 2017 Laws from Thursday evening 24 August. All our TDs have attended a three-hour seminar on the changes to the Laws. There is not really anything new that the ordinary bridge player needs to know, except that many irregularities will be resolved differently by our TDs. There is an article in the August issue of English Bridge for players who may be interested to know a little more. It therefore remains as important as ever that we call the TD whenever something goes... read more...
    Friday, 25 August 2017 by Barrie Partridge
  • Alan Gunnee

    We are very sorry to hear of the death of Alan Gunnee, a recently returned member. The funeral was held on Wednesday 23rd August 2017. read more...
    Sunday, 13 August 2017 by Bazil Caygill
  • Summer minibridge

    The first week of summer minibridge (and other card games) saw a broad cross-section of players at the bridge club. Both young... ...and "young at heart" read more...
    Friday, 11 August 2017 by Bazil Caygill
  • EBU Summer Meeting

    Congratulations to Arthur Hughes and his partner, Shefton Kaplan from Sussex (whom he knew in South Africa), on winning the Seniors Pairs by ahuge margin (more than 9%) at the EBU Summer Meeting at Eastbourne. Resultshere read more...
    Wednesday, 09 August 2017 by Barrie Partridge
  • Ladder results 2016-2017

    All of the 2016-2017 ladders have now been completed. Congratulations to all winners, who are as follows: Allen Trophy- David Waxman, 56.61% (30 sessions) Patterson Trophy-Mary Whyms,830.80 IMPs (44) Roy Barber Trophy-Richard Brown, 66.4% (49) Tom Paton Cup- Mike Brumby & Peter Flavell, 60.45% (47) Graham Jepson Trophy-Rita Duce, 270 Master Points (31) Rankin Trophy-Mick Lindley, 62.60% (49) Chamberlain Trophy- Tom Gisborne, 61.51% (32) * Margaret Frith Trophy-Simon Woolham,60.89% (36) Sutton... read more...
    Monday, 31 July 2017 by Bazil Caygill
  • Mike Gourlay

    We have been informed of the recent death of Mike Gourlay after a very long illness. Mike was a very active and highly proficient member of the Club for many years until illness made it impossible for him to make the journey from his Wakefield home. He was not only a winner of several club competitions but was a player who was much liked and highly respected by his partners and his opponents. The funeral will take place at 1.40pm on 09 August at Kettlethorpe Crematorium, Stanbridge Lane, Wakefield... read more...
    Thursday, 27 July 2017 by David Waxman
  • New Friday afternoon sessions

    A second “gentle” session (as per Wednesday afternoon),is to be introduced into the Club programme on Friday afternoons starting from 01 September. The target group is players who are relatively new to duplicate bridge or still very inexperienced. Sessions will start at 1.30pm. Please “spread the word” to those who you think may be interested. read more...
    Monday, 17 July 2017 by David Waxman
  • National Inter-County Leagues Final

    The team representing Yorkshire South and East, in this national final on 09 July, as winners of the 2017 Northern Bridge League 'C' division, was all Sheffield - Glyn Foley (Captain) & Peter Camm, Lesley Blanchard & Stuart Fletcher, David Duckworth & Robin Warner, Terry Jacobs & David Narcross. read more...
    Tuesday, 11 July 2017 by David Waxman
  • YCBA Waddington Cup

    On 09 July Sheffield A - David Fletcher & Graham Jepson and Mike Pomfrey & David Waxman won the Waddington Cup - a county-wide event for teams who qualify from their local club. Results here. read more...
    Monday, 10 July 2017 by David Waxman
  • City Challenge Trophy

    Congratulations to Margaret Manson and Rita Duce on carrying off the City Challenge Trophy on Saturday 8 July with just over 58% read more...
    Saturday, 08 July 2017 by Barrie Partridge
  • YCBA Bulletin

    YCBA's news bulletin for July is now available here. read more...
    Saturday, 01 July 2017 by Bazil Caygill
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