Sheffield Bridge Club News

  • Bridge Masters

    If you are looking to improve your declarer play, one of the better options available isBridge Masters, a wonderful piece of software that affords you the opportunity to test yourself againsthundreds of problems at five different levels. Every one of the constructed deals illustrates a technical point. Taking the correct line will lead to your making the contract, but if you make a mistake the program will exploit your error and ensure the contract fails. At the end of each deal you can read an... read more...
    Saturday, 13 April 2019 by Bazil Caygill
  • Yorkshire League 2019 to 2020

    Following a survey of current players, LOG has decided to enter 7 teams in the Yorkshire League next season. Pool line-ups will be sorted in September in advance of the first fixure on 27 October. If you may be interested in joining the pools of players who play in this League please contact Barrie Partridge. The position in the league taken by Sheffield G will be vacated, so we expect to have teams in the following divisons: A - Division 1 B - Division2 C - Division3 D - Division3 E - Division5 F... read more...
    Friday, 12 April 2019 by Barrie Partridge
  • Jeff Wragg - Funeral details

    We are deeply saddened to report that Jeff Wragg died on 5 April, peacefully at the Northern General Hospital. He had had a heart attack a week earlier. Jeff had been a member of SBC for nearly ten years and played regularly in both ordinary weekday sessions and as captain of a Waddington League team. He played in the Yorkshire League for many years and, in fact, his last game at the club was in this year’s LOG Jamboree. The funeral and wake will be held at St Oswald's Church at the corner... read more...
    Friday, 05 April 2019 by Bazil Caygill
  • Gilbert Greene

    We have received the sad news that Gilbert Greene has died in hospital. The funeral is Thursday 18th April* at Grenoside Crematorium at 12:30pm and afterwards at Meersbrook Bowling Club on Shirebrook Road. Gilbert had been a keen member for the last two years playing mainly in afternoon sessions. * Please note that this is a change from the originally posted date. Apologies for any confusion or inconvenience. read more...
    Monday, 01 April 2019 by Barrie Partridge
  • Diary changes

    Please note that the following club events are being rescheduled: The Vera Copestake Multiple Teams, originally scheduled for Tuesday 30th April, will take place on a rearranged date of Tuesday 4th June. The Flo Dornan Swiss Pairs, originally scheduled for May Day Bank Holiday (Monday 6th May), will take place on a rearranged date TBC Note also that The Peter Littlewood Pairs - a YCBA event held annaully in Sheffield - scheduled forWednesday 26th June is also likely to be rearranged. read more...
    Tuesday, 26 March 2019 by Bazil Caygill
  • LOG Jam

    The League Operating Group's annual end of season Jamboree was won by the E team with G in second place. Position Team Gross IMPs Handicap Total IMPS 1st Sheffield E +70 +101 +171 2nd Sheffield G -37 +188 +151 3rd Sheffield C +46 +80 +126 4th Sheffield F -22 +136 +114 5th Sheffield A/B +98 0 +98 6th Chairman's Team -40 +132 +92 7th Sheffield H -87 +162 +75 8th Sheffield D -28 +78 +50 Sheffield A/B Rob Turner, Martin White, Dave Robinson,... read more...
    Tuesday, 19 March 2019 by Barrie Partridge
  • Dornan Trophy

    The Dornan Mixed Pairs trophy has gone to Gill Woodcock and Steve Willis who pipped Mary Whyms and Rod Hose by one Match Point. Gill and Steve scored 58%. Results are here. read more...
    Thursday, 07 March 2019 by Bazil Caygill
  • LCBA Swiss Pairs

    The Leicestershire CBA Green-pointed Swiss Pairs in Spondon on 2nd March was won by Sandy Davies and Roman Gembicki with a score of 110 VP out of 140 but just 1 VP ahead of the second placed pair. Graham Jepson and Bob Brown were 3rd out of the 36 pairs with 91 VP. Results are here. read more...
    Monday, 04 March 2019 by Barrie Partridge
  • Jenny Booth

    We have received news of the death of Jenny Booth. Jenny had continued her membership of the club despite not attending for about the last 20 years. read more...
    Saturday, 02 March 2019 by Simon Woolham
  • Yorkshire League Match 7 - 3 March

    Line-ups for Yorkshire League Match 7 are as follows: A – Away v Leeds A Richard Pike and Pete Waterman David Waxman and Dominic Rayner Mike Pomfrey and Arthur Hughes Sandy Davies and Tom Gisborne B – Away v York A Bazil Caygill and Matthew Kiggins Mary Whyms and Rob Turner Dave Robinson and Rod Hose Martin White and Raphael Grossman C – Home v York C Glyn Foley and Peter Camm Simon Woolham and Robert Woolham Margaret Johnson and Pat Powell Ian Grant and Julie Grant D... read more...
    Friday, 01 March 2019 by Barrie Partridge
  • Ranked Masters

    Congratulations to Roman Gembicki, playing with Bogdan Drobny, who has won the Premier Life Masters flight of this EBU event. Dave Robinson, playing with Warner Solomon, finished third in the Premier Grand Masters. Meanwhile at the club, a 10 table heat of the Masters Pairs was held, with Mary Cousins and Bill Cullen coming 19th and Rosemary and Simon Woolham coming 26th in the overall field of 242 pairs at 11 different venues. Results arehere. read more...
    Sunday, 24 February 2019 by Bazil Caygill
  • Saturday evening sessions have finished

    The series of Saturday evening sessions finished after the 16 February session. This is due to insufficient numbers of players. The Lee Trophy was introduced in 1966. The History of the Club says that attendance was low at that time but doesn't say when Saturday evening sessions started. Peter Flavell has run the vast majority of the Saturday evening sessions for the last 16 years, and our thanks to him for doing so. read more...
    Sunday, 17 February 2019 by Barrie Partridge
  • Martin Whyms - Funeral details

    Former member Martin Whyms passed away on 31 January after a long illness. The funeral will be held at Hutcliffe Wood at 12.30 on Thursday 28 February. read more...
    Tuesday, 12 February 2019 by Barrie Partridge
  • Yorkshire League - Match 6 - 17 February

    Line-ups for Yorkshire League – Match 6 on 17 February are as follows: A – Away v Malton A Richard Pike and Pete Waterman David Waxman and Mike Pomfrey Keith Cornish and Arthur Hughes Sandy Davies and David Banks B – Home v Huddersfield A David Fletcher and Mary Whyms John Edwards and Rob Turner Dave Robinson and Chris Derrick Martin White and Raphael Grossman Reserve - Matthew Kiggins C – Away v Harrogate B Glyn Foley and Peter Camm Simon Woolham and Robert... read more...
    Monday, 11 February 2019 by Bazil Caygill
  • Toby Harrison plays online for England

    Congratulations to the youngest member of Sheffield Bridge Club on his selection to represent his country. Toby Harrison made hisEngland U16 debut at the online North Sea Trophy tournament in December 2018. Despite winning their first two matches on BBO, the team narrowly missed out on a place in the final. Better luck next time Toby and best wishes for the future. read more...
    Monday, 04 February 2019 by Barrie Partridge
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