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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

 
Welcome to Blackrock College Bridge Club
Blackrock College Bridge Club

The Committee wishes all members a very enjoyable Bridge Season for 2017/18!

GOLF OUTING

FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER 2017

TEE TIMES - 1.00pm – 2.00pm

VENUE – FOXROCK GOLF CLUB

DRINKS & SUPPER - 7.00PM

The cost of golf and dinner is €60 with a €10 reduction for those only playing 9 holes. Dinner only is €25 for members and guests.

We will be collecting on Monday and Thursday at bridge.

Match with Foxrock - Sunday 15th October 2017

Foxrock Bridge Club won the match with BCBC last night at Stradbrook. Well done Foxrock! Well done also all our teams, and the members who came along to help ensure it was a successful and enjoyable event.

OCTOBER NEWS

PLEASE REMEMBER TO COLLECT YOUR FIXTURE CARD AND PHONE LISTS. ALSO WE HAVE CBAI DIARIES FOR SALE AT 5 EURO.

Dates For Your Diary: Golf Outing 20 October 2017. Christmas dinner 14th December 2017. Trip away 22,23,24 April 2018.

Massey Bros League

Massey Bros League

BCBC intends to re-enter a number of teams, so please put your name down if you would like to represent the club in this competition.  For more information, please contact a member of the committee or put your name on the list circulating.

♠ The league was an exciting new addition to the Eastern Region's calendar for 2016/17.  Sponsored by Massey Bros, Funeral Directors, it is an inter-club teams' competition that will run throughout the bridge season.

♥ Blackrock College Bridge Club won two sections of the League in 2016/17.

♦ The number of matches to be played by any team (between October 2017 and May 2018) is likely to be no more than seven or eight.   As far as possible there will be an equal number of home and away matches.

♣ Teams consist of four members and all levels from novice to master will be catered for. 

♣ You can form teams or put your name down for a team or subs list.We will be taking names soon.

Standby List

Every Monday and Thursday evenings we require a member to act as a standby partner. For the 2017/18 season we will be organising the standby list alphabetically from among the membership. The list will be circulated to members shortly. If a member cannot do their standby night - could they please arrange for another member as a repllacement. They should also notify Fionnuala Duddy of any changes by text,  if possible, (086 8141276), or else make the change on the standby list itself. 

Committee 2017/18
Below are the Committee for 2017/18
President - Maebh Gallagher, Vice President – Janet O’Huiginn, Hon. Sec. - Paul Collery, Hon. Treasurer - Philip O’Dwyer, Hon. Membership Secretary and Hon. Tournament Director - Oliver Rye.
 
Committee Members: Alexandra Blair, Ciaran O'Huiginn, Fionnuala Duddy, Joan Valkenburg John Waters Nancy Malone, Dorothy Collins, Fionnuala Duddy, 
      
CONTACT US

Email: blackrockcollegebridgeclub@gmail.com

FORM
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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

  

 
BCBC Membership application form
Results
19th October 2017
Section A
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
19th October 2017
Section B
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
15th October 2017
Foxrock versus Blackrock
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
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

  

 
BCBC Membership application form
Results
19th October 2017
Section A
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
19th October 2017
Section B
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
15th October 2017
Foxrock versus Blackrock
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins