The National Results for this event are on the EBU web site at
Graham Jepson and Janet Thomson have finished 5th nationally and Ann Wall and Arthur Hughes 11th, though the local session winners were Ian and Julie Grant. Our local results are posted on this web site.
The event made history at Sheffield BC as the first time the club has ever used a Web Mitchell movement, neccessary to allow 10 tables to play 9 rounds of 3 boards but with only 27 boards...
Results for the Play With The Experts Pairs are available on the EBU web site at
and our local results (Cross-IMPs) are available on this web site in the usual place. None of our pairs did sufficiently well to take the National Trophy.
Congratulations to the following winners and runners-up in the club's ladder competitions. Full results can be found here.
Allen (Monday afternoons)
Simon Woolham 58.45%
Dominic Rayner 57.36%
Patterson (Tuesday evenings)
Chris Derrick 847 IMPs
Rod Hose 787 IMPs
Barber (Wednesday afternoons)
Richard Brown 521 MPs
Jo Mills 466 MPs
Paton (Wednesday evenings)
Margaret Johnson 59.86%
Pete Waterman 58.95%
Rankin (Thursday afternoons)
Mick Lindley 59.77%
Don Atkinson 59.49%
Arthur Hughes who came second in the Seniors Pairs "A" final, playing with Shefton Kaplan.
David Waxman and Richard Pike who came ninth in the two-day Swiss Pairs
Sandy Davies, Dave Robinson, Graham Jepson and Dave Musson who came eighth in Multiple Teams "A" final
Results are here, here and here.
The latest message from the Chairman is available here.
July's Editionof New Bridge Magazineis 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.
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The Peter Littlewood Pairs - a mid-week YCBA pairs held in Sheffield - could only entice ten pairs out of the Summer sunshine. But it's quality not quantity that counts so congratulations to Frank Littlewood and David Musson for winning this event against some stiff opposition.
Results are here.
We have received the sad news that Mike Rodgers died yesterday (Wednesday 13th June). Our condolences and best wishes to Jean at this time.
The funeral will take place at 10.30am on Wednesday 4 July at Hutcliffe Wood Crematorium, after which all are invited to the Sir William Pub at Grindleford.
Sheffield BC has moved up one place from 20th to 19th in the annual ranking list of busiest clubs in England. We have still the busiest club in Yorkshire.
The top 50 clubs are listed athttp://www.ebu.co.uk/topclubs2018
The list is based on the number of player-sessions we submit to P2P each year.
The fixtures lists for next season's Yorkshire League are now available at
We have retained our eight teams and our pools are not expected to change significantly for this coming season.
Richard Pike has won the Pairs Pentathlon while the Teams Pentathlon is shared three-way between Rob Turner, Mary Whyms and Rod Hose with regular team mate John Edwards in 4th place.
1. Richard Pike - 56 2. David Waxman - 54 3. Sandy Davies - 51 4. Barrie Partridge - 49 5. Mary Whyms - 42 6. Simon Woolham - 41
The Pairs Pentathlon events are the four Swiss Pairs events plus the Chairman's Pairs.
1= Rob Turner, Mary Whyms and Rod Hose - 61 4. John Edwards...
We were very sorry to learn that Roy Hancock died on 23rd May. Roy had been a member of SBC for over 20 years.
The funeral will take place at Hutcliffe Wood Crematorium on Saturday 16th June at 11:15 am.
The last significant event on the club's annual calendar was won by the team of Chris Derrick, Keith Cornish, Pete Waterman & Richard Pike with 76 VP, only just ahead of Rob Turner, Mary Whyms, Rod Hose and John Edwards on 75 VP.
1 VP behind in 3rd place and winning a handicap prize were Ian and Julie Grant, Richard Wakefield and Michael Williams.
The other handicap prize goes to 4th placed Jonathan Brayshaw, Bruno Brugger, Vanessa Rushden and Martin Pierce.
Winners of the Pentathlon Trophies...
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 www.ebu.co.uk).
They beat Barrie Cantello, Ann Sharples, Keith Bartlett and Robert Mott by 1880 points in the 48-board final at Cheltenham BC on Sunday.
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...