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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 an enjoyable bridge-playing New Year!

JANUARY NEWS

Our first bridge night of the New Year is on Thursday 4th January 2018.

Teams are on Monday 8th January.

The Match with Elm Park is on Sunday 28th January. We are looking for teams for this event. A sheet will be going around.

Christmas Hat Competition Thursday 21st December
Christmas Hat Competition Thursday 21st December
Standby List

There are still some vacant dates on the Standby List. If you have not already done so, please put your name down for one of these dates. The list will be available on all bridge nights. Just ask a member of the Committee.

Massey Bros League

Massey Bros League

BCBC Team Sections and captains:

Confined Masters:

BLACKROCK COLLEGE Lolo O'Donovan (Capt.)

Inter A:

BLACKROCK COLLEGE Roy Ball (Capt.)
BLACKROCK COLLEGE Nicola Power (Capt.)

Inter B:

BLACKROCK COLLEGE Janet O Huiginn
BLACKROCK COLLEGE Oliver Rye
BLACKROCK COLLEGE Alex Blair
BLACKROCK COLLEGE Anne Murphy Leahy

 

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

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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
15th January 2018
Section B
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
15th January 2018
Section A
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
11th January 2018
Section B
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
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
15th January 2018
Section B
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
15th January 2018
Section A
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
11th January 2018
Section B
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins