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Contract Bridge Association of Ireland
Templeogue House
Templeogue Road
Dublin 6W
Telephone 01 492 9666 
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CONTACT US
blackrockcollegebridgeclub @ gmail.com
DATES TO REMEMBER

APRIL

10 Apr: HANDICAP PAIRS 

14 Apr: TEAMS

17 Apr:  Results of hcp pairs

21 Apr: Easter Monday - No bridge

 

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


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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED..........

We need volunteers for the 2014/15 committee. The club needs members to assist in the smooth running of bridge evenings and competitions etc.

Anybody who has not previously served on the committee or anybody who would like to help please contact David Blair (08628309325 or dpmblair@gmail.com)

RESULTS

RESULTS CAN NOW BE VIEWED BY CLICKING ON THE RESULTS TAB ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF YOUR SCREEN

2014

Committee: Chantal McCabe, David Blair, Claire O'Dwyer, John Waters, Joe Kelly, Aine Doyle, Alex Blair, Dominic Broughan, Eileen Dolan, Sarann Doyle, Marry Murray, Deirdre Paffrath

NEW NOVICE SECTION

The new novice section is now up and running. We hope all the novices enjoy playing and have a great year!

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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

  

 
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Results
14th April 2014
novice section
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
14th April 2014
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
10th April 2014
Handicap pairs howell - Merged Sections
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
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