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LCBA Teams of Four

Paul Hepworth, with his partner Richard Bentley, Brian Ripley and Ken Renno have reached the final of this competition and will play against Southport next Monday evening. Should they win, they will represent Lancashire in the Pachabo Cup to be held in the Midlands in June .

We wish them every success.

 

 

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Congratulations to John and Judy Brearley on coming second in the Mixed Pairs at EBU Northern Easter Festival held in Ilkley at the week-end.

 

 

 
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Blackburn & Ribble Valley Bridge Club

 

We have comfortable ground floor premises with excellent parking, located just off the Blackburn ring road at the very end of Pleckgate Road.  Visiting pairs are always welcome ( except for Seeded Teams on the first and third Tuesdays when pre-entry is essential ), and a host system operates at most sessions except Tuesday evenings.

We use computer-dealt hands and electronic scoring. The results are available at the end of each session and are uploaded to our website together with the hands.

We offer a class with a highly experienced teacher for improvers.
For information about the club or lessons, please ring Judy Brearley (Chairman ) on 01257 411256 or Annabel Thomas (Secretary) on 01254 824633.

The club phone number is: 01254 245537

 

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Lessons for beginners resume on 26th April after the Easter break.

The cost is £4 per session.

The sessions deal with basic bidding, give guidance on card-play and are suitable for anyone who has played whist or minibridge or who wishes to refresh their absolute basics.

Please contact Judy Brearley on 01257 411256 for further details.   

Blackburn Open Swiss Pairs 2017

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Our Open Swiss Pairs ** will be held on Sunday 14th May at 1.30pm,

director Paul Hepworth.

The entry fee is £34 per pair and includes a buffet meal by our members.

For an entry form please click on the link on the menu.

We look forward to seeing you.

** Format subject to number of entries

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Supervised Play

 

The club currently runs one session for improvers, £3.50 for members and

£4.50 for non-members. No partner needed.

Bridge with advice on bidding and play is at 1.00pm on Mondays , tutor Allan Kenyon.

 Please contact Allan on 01254 727147 for further information.

 

Click for the latest results
Wednesday afternoons

 

Please note that Wednesday afternoon sessions are cancelled as they are no longer viable.

 

Carysforth Cup 2017

 

The Carysforth Cup Championship Teams will be held on Thursdays 23rd March and 27th April.

Each team may have up to six players.

Please enter names on the list at the club.

 

Our playing area
Our playing area
Need a partner?

A new service for members.

Pauline Holden has kindly agreed to organise a new way to help you find a partner when needed on a Tuesday or Thursday evening. This will not affect the Host Rota which will run as normal on Thursday evenings. If you need a partner, please ring Pauline on 01254 351925.

Start times

The committee requests that players please be seated by 1.05pm for afternoon sessions and by 6.50pm for evening sessions to enable the director and scorer to set up the scoring programme and bridgemates for a prompt start. If possible, please phone the club if you are on the way but delayed for some reason.

Calendar
24th April 2017
Monday Afternoon Supervised Play
1.00pm
Director: Allan Kenyon
24th April 2017
Monday Evening Pairs
7.00pm
Director: Mike Ivison
Host: Ruby Dey
25th April 2017
Blackburn Trophy
7.00pm
Results
21st April 2017
Friday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Jeff Callister
18th April 2017
Seeded Teams
17th April 2017
Monday Afternoon Supervised Play
Click for the latest results
Wednesday afternoons

 

Please note that Wednesday afternoon sessions are cancelled as they are no longer viable.

 

Carysforth Cup 2017

 

The Carysforth Cup Championship Teams will be held on Thursdays 23rd March and 27th April.

Each team may have up to six players.

Please enter names on the list at the club.

 

Our playing area
Our playing area
Need a partner?

A new service for members.

Pauline Holden has kindly agreed to organise a new way to help you find a partner when needed on a Tuesday or Thursday evening. This will not affect the Host Rota which will run as normal on Thursday evenings. If you need a partner, please ring Pauline on 01254 351925.

Start times

The committee requests that players please be seated by 1.05pm for afternoon sessions and by 6.50pm for evening sessions to enable the director and scorer to set up the scoring programme and bridgemates for a prompt start. If possible, please phone the club if you are on the way but delayed for some reason.

Calendar
24th April 2017
Monday Afternoon Supervised Play
1.00pm
Director: Allan Kenyon
24th April 2017
Monday Evening Pairs
7.00pm
Director: Mike Ivison
Host: Ruby Dey
25th April 2017
Blackburn Trophy
7.00pm
Results
21st April 2017
Friday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Jeff Callister
18th April 2017
Seeded Teams
17th April 2017
Monday Afternoon Supervised Play