Sheffield Bridge Club News

  • Yorkshire League Match 3 on 2 December

    The following are the line-ups for Match 3 of the Yorkshire League: A – Home v York A Mike Pomfrey and David Banks Keith Cornish and Arthur Hughes Sandy Davies and Tom Gisborne Richard Pike and David Waxman B – Away v Leeds A Pete Waterman and Dave Robinson Dominic Rayner and Bazil Caygill Mary Whyms and Martin White Rhys Munden and John Edwards Reserve - Raphael Grossman C – Away v York B Glyn Foley and Peter Camm Simon Woolham and Robert Woolham Toby Wall and Ann... read more...
    Friday, 30 November 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • The new chairman speaks

    The first proclamation of the new chairman's reign can be found here. Read it, digest it. There may be spot quizzes. read more...
    Monday, 26 November 2018 by Bazil Caygill
  • Breaking the ton

    Congratulations to Arthur Hughes and Sandy Davies for an all-conquering performance on Tuesday night, finishing with an exceptional final score of +101.81 IMPs. Results are here. This also took Arthur to the top of the current Patterson leaderboard. read more...
    Wednesday, 14 November 2018 by Bazil Caygill
  • Pendle Witch Pairs

    Rod Hose and David Adams came 2nd out of 32 pairs in the Pendle Witch Pairs at Brierfield on Sunday 11 Nov. Well done to both. Results are here. read more...
    Monday, 12 November 2018 by Bazil Caygill
  • Yorkshire League - Match 2 - 11 November

    The following are the line-ups for our teams this coming Sunday (Yorkshire League – Match 2): A – Home v Leeds B Mike Pomfrey and David Banks Keith Cornish and Arthur Hughes Sandy Davies and Tom Gisborne Richard Pike and David Waxman B – Home v Wakefield A Matthew Kiggins and Bazil Caygill Mary Whyms and Dave Robinson Raphael Grossman and Margaret Johnson Rhys Munden and John Edwards C – Away v Ilkley B Glyn Foley and... read more...
    Tuesday, 06 November 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Chairman's Pairs

    Congratulations to Rod Hose and Mary Whyms on winning this event. Results are here. Previous trophy winners are here read more...
    Friday, 02 November 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • New Chairman and Vice-Chairman

    At yesterday's AGM, twelve candidates for officers and ordinary Committee members were all elected unopposed. Simon Woolham moves from House Manager to Chairman while Graham Jepson has retired from the Committee. Dominic Rayner is our new Vice-Chairman while Martyn James re-joins the Committee as House Manager. Clare Vielle, Glyn Foley and Barrie Partridge retain their positions as Secretary, Treasurer and CTD respectively. Margaret Johnson, Ann Cockerill, Peter Camm, Zoe Hewertson and Pete Waterman... read more...
    Tuesday, 30 October 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Anne Cross

    Sheffield Bridge Club was sorry to learn at its AGM that Anne Cross died about three weeks ago. Her funeral was last Friday. Our sincere condolences go to her family at this sad time. Anne joined SBC in 1972 and she was Chief TD for the club between 1979 and 1991. Anne also gave lessons on Friday evenings from 1980 till 1993. read more...
    Monday, 29 October 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • This year's Improvers winners

    The winners of best improvement in National Grade over the last year are For results 5/10/17 to 25/10/18. Jan Desforges 6.29 Ruth Kerr 5.87 Lol Hinchcliffe 4.81 Martin White 4.65 Rita Duce 4.16 On John Edward's scale of "Relative to Andrew Robson’s NGS (%)", we have Martin White 33 Frank Littlewood 32 Stuart Fletcher 27 Graham Jepson 25 Lol Hinchcliffe 24 Well done, all! read more...
    Monday, 29 October 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Yorkshire League - Match 1 - 28 Oct

    Yorkshire League – Line-ups for Match 1 A – Away v Huddersfield A Mike Pomfrey and Arthur Hughes Sandy Davies and Keith Cornish Richard Pike and Pete Waterman David Waxman and Dominic Rayner B – Home v Malton A Matthew Kiggins and Bazil Caygill Chris Derrick and Martin White John Edwards and Rob Turner Mary Whyms and David Fletcher Reserve - Raphael Grossman C – Home v Harrogate A Glyn Foley and Peter Camm Simon Woolham and Robert Woolham Margaret Johnson and... read more...
    Wednesday, 24 October 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Pat Smith

    The Club is sorry to announce the death of Pat Smith aged 90 on Wednesday 10th October. She was a member for many years playing in all duplicates- latterly on Saturday evenings. Our sincere condolences go to her family at this sad time. Pat's funeral will be at 10.30am on Wednesday 31 October at Hutcliffe Wood, followed by a wake at Abbeydale Golf Club. Pat's father, Dr William Matthews, was one of the four members who bought the club premises from the then landlord in 1944. read more...
    Thursday, 11 October 2018 by Clare Vielle
  • Yorkshire League 2018 - 2019

    The current pools for our eight teams and the fixture dates for this season of the Yorkshire League are as below. For each match, I'll post proposed line-ups when reasonable to do so, most likely a few days before the match. The match dates are Sunday28th October Sunday11th November Sunday2nd December Sunday6th January Sunday27th January Sunday17th February Sunday3rd March The pools are as follows. The first named is the co-ordinator for each pool except that I will continue as NPPC for... read more...
    Tuesday, 02 October 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Margaret Elliott

    We are sorry to learn of the death of Margaret Elliott, a regular afternoon player. Margaret was 84. The funeral will be on Wednesday 3 October at 12.30pm with a short graveyard service at Ecclesall All Saints church. This will be followed at approximately 1.00pm by a service of thanksgiving at Banner Cross Methodist Church. (No flowers, please, but donations to the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated.) read more...
    Friday, 28 September 2018 by Clare Vielle
  • SBC successes at Derbyshire Teams

    The latest Derbyshire Green Pointed Swiss Teams event on Sunday 23 September attracted a field of only fifteen teams, allowing teams with Sheffield players to dominate. Sandy Davies and Roman Gembicki were in the team that won, Dave Robinson was in the second placed team, and Ian and Julie Grant were in the team that finished third Results are here. In the previous day's green-pointed Swiss Pairs event, best-placed Sheffield players were Frank Littlewood & David Musson (5th) and Roman... read more...
    Tuesday, 25 September 2018 by Barrie Partridge
  • Vice-Chairman's Teams

    Bill Barraclough, Bob Brown, Robin Warner and Dave Duckworth are the winners of the Vice-Chairman's Teams, finishing just 1IMP ahead of Chris Derrick, Martin White, Sandy Davies and Roman Gembicki. In third place and taking the handicap prize were Fiona Drew, Jane Kirk, Stephen Village and Chris Care, just 8 IMPs behind the winners. Results are here. Previoustrophy winners are here. read more...
    Wednesday, 12 September 2018 by Bazil Caygill
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