Sheffield Bridge Club News

  • It's a knockout (part 2)

    The Hubert Phillips Plate - the consolation event in the EBU's mixed pivot teams competition - has been won by Dave Robinson, Sandy Davies, Richard Pike and Tom Gisborne (pictured left to right on the home page of the EBU web site at They beat Barrie Cantello, Ann Sharples, Keith Bartlett and Robert Mott by 1880 points in the 48-board final at Cheltenham BC on Sunday. read more...
    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • It's a knockout

    Double victories for Sheffield teams in the Yorkshire knock-out competitions. GISBORNE (Tom Gisborne, Sandy Davies, Mike Pomfrey, Arthur Hughes, David Banks) beat MURPHY (Pearl Murphy, Denis Murphy, Heather Hobson, Roy Garthwaite) by 45 IMPs to win the Waddington Shield final; an honour that also earns them the opportunity to represent Yorkshire in the EBU's Pachabo Cup competition. Meanwhile TURNER (Rob Turner, Mary Whyms, David Fletcher, Glyn Foley), having lost very narrowly to a strong Townsend... read more...
    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 by Bazil Caygill
  • City Trophy

    Congratulations to Janet Rodgers and Margaret Manson on winning the City Trophy on 12 May with a score of 63% with Mary Cousins and Graham White hard on their heels with 62.5%. read more...
    Saturday, 19 May 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Pat Ward

    We are saddened to report that Pat Ward, who up until recently had been a member for many years, has died in hospital. Further details of arrangements will be posted when known. read more...
    Wednesday, 16 May 2018 by Clare Vielle
  • Leeds Swiss Pairs

    Tom Gisborne and Sandy Davies were 2nd in a strong field of 40. Richard Pike and David Waxman were fourth. Results. read more...
    Tuesday, 15 May 2018 by Bazil Caygill
  • The chairman has spoken

    The chairman's message for May is here
    Tuesday, 08 May 2018 by Bazil Caygill
  • May Day Swiss Pairs

    Congratulations to Richard Pike and David Waxman on retaining their grip on the Flo Dornan Trophy; winning the May Day Swiss Pairs, ahead of Rod Hose and Richard Wraight in second place. Our thanks to Ann and Ian for a superb tea. The clear handicap prize winners were David Reeves and Monika Cooper. read more...
    Monday, 07 May 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Yorkshire League 2018 - 2019

    The club has entered 8 teams for the next season of the Yorkshire League, as per last season. Response to a request for feed-back from those who play in our pools has shown great enthusiasm for retaining all eight teams. If you haven't been playing in these leagues but might like to, please contact Barrie Partridge. read more...
    Friday, 04 May 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • NBM

    May's Edition of New Bridge Magazine is hot off the e-presses and contains, amongst it's usual high-quality content, another interesting article on the Bundesliga teams from our old friend Martin Cantor. Read it by following the links or subscribe for free. read more...
    Thursday, 03 May 2018 by Bazil Caygill
  • Charity Bridge results

    A Sheffield Charity Bridge Day took place at Kingfield Hall on Sunday 29th April. This was a teams-of-four event, with all proceeds being split equally between Weston Park and MacMillan. Twenty teams took part and the results are here. A fundraising afternoon tea duplicate was also held at SBC on Tuesday 17th April, with proceeds going to the same causes. Eighteen pairs took part and the results are here. read more...
    Monday, 30 April 2018 by Bazil Caygill
  • Vera Copestake Teams

    Lol & Mary Hinchcliffe and Bernard & Clare Vielle have won their second event intendays* by winning the Vera Copestake Multiple Teams with +68 IMPs. * previously winning YCBA'sYorkshire Cup. Handicap winners are Lesley Blanchard, Ruth Ringrose, Ron Muse and Wendy Pye-Smith, who came 3rd overall. read more...
    Wednesday, 25 April 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Yorkshire Cup Final

    The Yorkshire Cup Final is a teams-of-four event for players below the rank of Regional Master, with qualifiers played in clubs. Sheffield's qualifier is the Musson Trophy, played in January. This final took place on Sunday 15th April and was won by the Sheffield team of Lol Hinchcliffe, Mary Hinchcliffe, Bernard Vielle and Clare Vielle with a very impressive total of 87 IMPs. Congratulations to them. Also in a creditable fourth place were Grahan White, Mary Cousins, Lynn Wilfin & Steve Wilfin. Results... read more...
    Thursday, 19 April 2018 by Bazil Caygill
  • Northern Counties Regional Improvers Pairs

    The regular Thursday afternoon session on 26 April will serve also as a qualifying round for the annual Northern Counties Regional Improvers Pairs. The top 50% of those pairs whose players are ranked below "Master" will qualify for the final to be held at York Bridge Club simultaneously with three other venues in the North of England on Sunday 13 May at 2pm. read more...
    Friday, 13 April 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Friday afternoons.

    The current run of Friday afternoon sessions will finish at the end of April. The last session will be on 27 April. The current Friday afternoon players will be encouraged to play on Wednesday afternoon sessions which are also "Really Easy" sessions. read more...
    Wednesday, 11 April 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Dan Sequerra

    The sad news has reached us that Dan Sequerra died yesterday (Tuesday) at St Luke's Hospice. Dan and Penny Sequerra were frequent and popular players at the club for many years. Dan was a LOG official for much of that time. The funeral will be on Monday 23rd April, 9.45, at Hutcliffe Wood crematorium. read more...
    Wednesday, 11 April 2018 by Clare Vielle
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