Beauchief Bridge Club

Beauchief Bridge Club Happenings

2017 Annual Monday and Thursday Pairs Results

Last week saw the final sessions of the Monday and Thursday Pairs Competitions. 

Congratulations to the winners.

Monday Evening Pairs

Janet Whiteley and Janet Thomson (59.38%)

Runners-up: Graham Wood and Phillip Anwar (58.69%)

Monday Evening Handicapped Pairs

Graham Wood and Phillip Anwar (55.24%)

Runners-up: Barbara Walton and Irene Newbound (54.55%)

Thursday Evening Pairs

Jacqueline Starsmore and Stan Haywood (62.14%)

Runners-up:  Ron Muse and Wendy Pye-Smith (59.95%)

Thursday Evening Handicapped Pairs

Jacqueline Starsmore and Stan Haywood (56.98%)

Runners-up: Ken Newton and Sylvia Thompson (56.95%)

Well done all

Mixed Pairs 2017

Congratulations to Molly Hallam and Terry Marah who won the 2017 Mixed Pairs event, well ahead in a 26 pair field with a super score of 68.43%.

Well done both.


Jepson Trophy Red Letter Day

22 October 2017 at the Proact Stadium

Jolly good time had by all - good bridge,good company and good food.  Special thanks to Stan for all his efforts and for dealing with the computer glitches.

Well done to the winners of the trophy

and the spot prize winners

Full results here

Ron Symonds Trophy Winners

28 September 2017

Well done to Elaine Fox, Colin Monaghan, Martin Brailsford and Terry Marah - the trophy winners in the Pot Luck Pairs Event.


14 September 2017

Hand records have been added to the local results on this website.  For each hand, makeable contracts and optimum contracts are displayed.  Plus click on Play it Again for free step-by-step guidance on each hand.

County-wide results are now available here on the YCBA website.


New EBU Rules

We have converted to the new 2017 Laws with effect from Friday 1 September. There is not really anything new that the ordinary bridge player needs to know, except that many irregularities will now be resolved differently by our TDs. It remains as important as ever that we call the TD whenever something goes awry so that the TD can help us out.

Please look here for an article in the August issue of English Bridge (Page 44) if you would like a little more detail or see full documentation on the EBU website

British Summer Sim Pairs Results - update 4 August 2017

23 pairs played at Beauchief in the British Summer Sim Pairs on Monday 24 June 2017.  As usual the local results are on this website.  Well done to Irene Newbound and Brian Garlick who came top NS with 59.79% and Roman Gembicki and Sandy Davies coming top EW with 63.64% .

The National results are available on the EBU website with what now looks like a final total of 81 clubs and 1411 pairs competing.  Interestingly, two of Beauchief's EW pairs made it into the top 5% nationally and two more Beauchief EW were in the top 10% nationally as shown here

2 44 Martin Brailsford & Terry Marah 62.05 62.30
1 51 Roman Gembicki & Sandy Davies 63.64 62.00
3 136= Darren Carter & Bob Marshall 57.73 59.07
5 142 Lesley Blanchard & Stuart Fletcher 55.45 58.94

Whilst playing during the event, it did also seem that EW were getting all the HCPs as well!  

The full national rankings can be viewed here and the full Beauchief national rankings are here.  The top third of the field will be awarded Blue Master Points in due course.

Winners of the 2017 Pivot Teams

Congratulations to Ron Muse, Wendy Pye-Smith, Lesley Blanchard and Stuart Fletcher - winners of the Beauchief 2017 Pivot Teams Event with 49 IMPs.

Runners-up were Mollie Hallam, Martin Brailsford, Jackie and Terry Marah on 46 IMPs.  

Full Results

Ron and Wendy are Stars of the YCBA Sims

Well done to Ron Muse and Wendy Pye-Smith.  After winning NS at Beauchief on Thursday 15 June with a top class 66.23%, Ron and Wendy were placed second overall in Yorkshire with an even higher score of 67.19%

Full Results

Winners of the 2017 McCloskey Cup

Congratulations to the winners of the McCloskey Cup 2017 held at Hassop Hall.

Molly Hallam, Jackie Marah, Terry Marah & Martin Brailsford

Runners up in the McCloskey Cup were Geoff Kenyon, Shirley Morrisroe, Pat Foy & Margot Stuart-Harris.

2nd best Beauchief Bridge Club members only were Peter Camm, Harry Peck, Roger Taylor & Glyn Foley. 


Beauchief Team win the Charity Swiss Pairs

Sunday 30 April 2017

Mona Rhodes presented the Sheffield Charity Swiss Teams Shield to the winning team of

Jeff  & Joan Wragg, Susan Stranex & Ben Hamilton  

Well done all

Full Results here