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CBAI contact details: 

Contract Bridge Association of Ireland
Templeogue House
Templeogue Road
Dublin 6W
Telephone 01 492 9666 
BCBC Committee 2018/19

President - Janet O’Huiginn, Vice President – Dorothy Collins, Hon. Sec. - Fionnuala Duddy, Hon. Treasurer - Philip O’Dwyer, Hon. Membership Secretary and Hon. Tournament Director - Oliver Rye.

Committee Members: Ciaran O'Huiginn, Joan Valkenburg, Nancy Malone, Ursula O'Connell, Vera McCague, George Kavanagh, Yvonne Sheerin.

 

President's Prize May 2018

Congratulations to the winners Patricia McCarthy & John Waters

President's Prize May 2018
Massey League Results
Massey League Results

Congratulations to BCBC A & B teams winning the Massey League in their sections!

Welcome to Blackrock College Bridge Club
Blackrock College Bridge Club
Competition Results

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MAY NEWS

Club AGM & Summer Party

Thursday 24th May.

7.30 pm Stradbrook

Bray Bridge Congress 2nd September 2018

Winners of the B's Team Competition.

Congratulations to our club members Ciaran, Kay, Sarann and Philip in winning the B Team competion. Great Achievement!

Bray Bridge Congress 2nd September 2018
Massey League Results

Congratulations to BCBC A & B teams winning the Massey League in their sections!

Competitions
Competitions

All Competitions require pre-entry and commence at 7.15 pm. Sharp.

Members are responsible for putting their names on the competition list and MUST notify theTournament Director if unable to play in any pre-entry competition.

To be eligible to win a prize in a major Competition members must have played on 4 club nights prior to that event, during the current club year

  

 
Interesting facts

The origin of playing cards: 

The origin of playing cards was in China and dates back to around the year 1120.  

Originally, cards were used for fortune telling and gambling. 
Cards were introduced into Italy and Spain around 1370, probably coming from Egypt. 
Tarot cards, used for fortune telling, were introduced in Italy in 1440.

The origin of Bridge: 

The origin of Bridge can be traced back to a card game 1st played in the 16th century, what was the name of that game? 

= "Whist" - The 1st entirely devoted to Whist was written by Edmund Hoyle in 1742

Results
Section A
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
Section B
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
Section B
Director: Philip Johnston
Scorer: Philip Johnston