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
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
The pools are as follows. The first named is the co-ordinator for each pool except that I will continue as NPPC for...
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.)
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
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.
Congratulations to all.
Congratulations to Sue Wormald and Jean Rodgers who came 3rd in the nationally collated results for Wednesday's EBU Simultaneous Pairs event, with65.08%
All Sheffield results (scored nationally) are here, and all national results are here.
The accompanying booklet, with commentary by Mike Pomfrey, is here.
Martin White and Pete Waterman stormed away to win this event with 107 VPs out of a possible 120. Their average MP score of 63.77% was more than 10% higher than the next score of Clive Wilson and Don Atkinson with 53.74%.
The full results are athere.
The handicap winners based on the NGS (which takes into account the strength of opponents in each match) were Michael Williams and Richard Wakefield, just ahead of Clive and Don.
Our thanks to Ann for an excellent Tea and Ian for his additional assistance.
Two new beginners courses are starting in September 2018:
Tuesdays 19:00 - 21:00, with Dom.
Thursdays 19:30 -21:30, with Ian & Julie.
For more information and contact information, see our Learners page or look for notices in the club.
The National Results for this event are on the EBU web sitehere.
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 in circulation rather than 30 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.