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BULLETIN

DATES FOR THE DIARY

* Wednesday 10th October Mixed Pairs Cup

* Children in Need SIMS: Friday 9th November + Wednesday 14th November

* Christmas Parties: Wednesday 5th December + Friday 14th December (details to follow)

RESULT QUERIES

If you believe there is an error in the scores please notify the Director before the session finishes.

CONTACT FOR QUERIES

Either email:  brenthambridgeclub@gmail.com

or 

Contact Peter Garvin at:

peterg2503@gmail.com 

Tel: 07794 601239 

START TIME

Wednesday start at 7.25 p.m. 

Please be seated by 7.15 p.m.

 

Friday start at 9.45 a.m.  

Please be seated by 9.35 a.m.

 

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CHILDREN IN NEED SIMS FRI 9th + WED 14th NOV: XMAS PARTIES WED 5th + FRI 14th DEC
THE BRENTHAM CLUB - EALING

38A Meadvale Rd, London W5 1NP

For Interactive Map click on Information then on How to find us

INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION

The Brentham Bridge Club is part of the Social Section of Brentham Club, the long established Sports Club on the Brentham estate.  This was one of the first English Garden Suburbs, situated on the north side of Pitshanger Lane Ealing. Other sections of the club include cricket, football, tennis, snooker and bowls. Further details can be found at www.brenthamclub.co.uk/.  Members also have access to the well-appointed bar.

The Bridge Club is affiliated to the EBU and the Middlesex County Bridge Association .

Using pre-dealt hands, we play on Wednesday evenings (19:25 start- 22:30 finish approx.). A relaxed session is held on Friday mornings (9:45 start - 12:45 finish approx.).

We play both sessions in the main hall which has disabled facilities and air-conditioning.     

A WARM WELCOME AWAITS

BRENTHAM BRIDGE CLUB - WEDNESDAY EVENING BRIDGE

The Wednesday evening bridge is very popular with players. We are a friendly and welcoming club for players of all standards. 

If you do not have a partner, we have a host so you will be guaranteed a game.

For the competitive amongst us, there are 7 competitions run throughout the year and we also participate in the Children in Need Simultaneous Pairs.

Bridgemates and computer scoring are used and the results are posted promptly onto our website. EBU Master points are awarded.

Play starts at 19.25 Please be seated by 19.15  Finish is 22:30 approx.

BRENTHAM BRIDGE CLUB - FRIDAY RELAXED BRIDGE
Our Friday morning bridge session is played in a relaxed and friendly manner. Players of all standards are welcome . If you do not have a partner, we have a host so you will be guaranteed a game.
 
There is a 10 minute coffee break half way through the morning. The Brentham Cafe provides teas, coffees, snacks and cakes.
 
Bridgemates and computer scoring are used showing instant results which are posted onto our website. EBU Master points are awarded.

Start time 9:45 a.m. Please be seated by 9:35 - Finish 12:45 approx.

SEE YOUR RESULTS
Go to Results/Personal Analysis and click your name to see your performance over the last year.
 
2018 OPEN PAIRS CUP

The Open Pairs Cup has a habit of producing

very close finishes. 2018 was no exception.

Many congratualtions to the winners:

Peter Barnes-Hoggett and Alun Lloyd (63.89%)

Second were: Ala Swietochowski and Paul Stevens (63.13%)

Third were: Judy and Lionel Gross (61.62%)

2018 GRIMSHAW CUP

The 2018 Grimshaw Cup was a closely fought contest

with 1.6% separating the top two pairs.

Many congratulations to Judy and Lionel and Gross 

winners with a score of 64.77%  

Second were Louise Yates and Dot Kelleher 63.18%

Third were  Janet Curtis and Jenny Hearn  58.64%

 

2018 EASTER EGG CUP

To add some extra spice to this event

the winning N/S and E/W pairs receive Easter Eggs. 

The top pairs were:

N/S: 1st   Ken Butcher and Mike Kaufmann      65.08%  

        2nd  Paul Huggins and Nick Mock              63.49% . 

 

E/W: 1st  Barbara Kittel and Bob Browning       61.11%.

         2nd Karen Dickinson and Polly Kaufmann  59.13%.

Well played all.

2018 ALI MEGHANI CUP

The 2018 Ali Meghani Cup was a hard fought battle

with 4 pairs in contention right up to the last round.

The winners surging ahead on the final 2 boards.

Many congratualtions to:

 Gudmundur Audunsson and Wiktor Staniaszek with 66.14%

2nd  Christine  Bates and Maureen Monaghan with 64.09%

3rd  Colin Hearn and Mike Kaufmann with 60.45%.

2018 SHEILA BARNES CUP

Our first Cup competition of the year was won by:

Ken Butcher and Mike Richings  63.69%

many congratulations. 

2nd Peter Garvin and Wiktor Staniaszek 59.82%

3rd Christine Bates and Maureen Monaghan 56.25%

2017 CHILDREN IN NEED SIMS
2017 CHILDREN IN NEED SIMS

There was an excellent turn out for our two Children in Need Simulaneous Pairs Events 

A FANTASTIC £360 HAS BEEN RAISED FOR THIS BRILLIANT CHARITY

MANY THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS AND KIND HEARTED PLAYERS 

The club winners on Friday 10th November were:

N/S [1]  Claude Simpson and Tatiana Doicin (56.59%) 

[2] Carolyn and Don Noble (56.14%)   

E/W [1] Jenny Bridge and Barbara Horada (66.82%)            

[2] Barbara Kittel and Bob Browning (62.95%)      

              

National results : 57 clubs (953 players) participated.The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

        53rd Jenny Bridge and Barbara Horada (62.06%)

90th  Don and Carolyn Noble (60.15%)        

         97th Barbara Kittel and Bob Browning (59.94%)    

 

Friday Players: To see how you did Nationally click on the link below

(for EW players click on the NS heading that appears it will then automatically change to EW) :

www.simpairs.com/localranking.asp

 

The club winners on Wednesday 15th November were:

        N/S [1=] Annie Hackett and Paul Stevens (64.29%)

                [1=] Ali El-Agraa and Mike Kaufmann (64.29%)

E/W [1] Marlene Rose and Mike Dunn (65.48%)

               [2]  Anna Clark and Philip Middlemast 60.12%)

National results : (117) clubs  participated (2011 players).The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

      15th Annie Hackett and Paul Stevens (67.78%)

        40th  Ali El-Agraa and Mike Kaufmann (65.01%) 

     Wednesday Players:  To see how you did Nationally click on the link below:

(for EW players click on the NS heading that appears it will then automatically change to EW) :

www.simpairs.com/localranking.asp

 

2017 CHAMPION PAIRS

Wow - what a very tight finish to the 2017 Champion Pair competition

only 0.05% variance between the top 2 places......

Very well done to our 2017 Champion Pair:

Alan Lloyd and Peter Barnes-Hoggett with an average of 58.48% .

2nd were Sheila Barnes and Paul Stevens with 58.43%

3rd were Jenny and Colin Hearn with 56.00% 

2017 JOAN AND ROGER WRIGHT MIXED PAIRS CUP

The 2017 Mixed Pairs Cup was won by

Liz Stevens and Mike Kaufmann (60.20%) many congratulations.

Second were  Christine Bates and Mike Richings (59.18%)

Third were  Ken Butcher and Jane A'Court (58.50%)

HOSTING AND DIRECTING

Many thanks to all those who volunteer to host or director for the Wednesday and Friday sessions.

The host does not pay to play on that day.

If the host does not play their next visit is free.

The Director does not pay, however their partner is required to pay.

HAMMERSMITH AND DISTRICT LEAGUE
If you are interested in playing for Brentham Bridge Club in the
Hammersmith and District League please speak to Mike Richings.
Matches are local and are played in peoples homes
in a friendly environment. It is a gentle introduction to the world
of match play bridge. 
 
QUOTE OF THE DAY

There are three types of bridge player, those that can count and those that can't.

USEFUL LINKS

Use the EBU link on the left hand side of this page for interesting, topical, local and amusing items. 

Calendar
26th September 2018
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Paul
Host: Linda
28th September 2018
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Colin
Host: Ken
3rd October 2018
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Mike
Host: Miriam
5th October 2018
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Colin
Host: Barbara K
Results
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL
Director: Annie
Host: Barbara H
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL
Director: Mike
Host: Gillian
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL
Director: Mike
Host: Stephanie
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL
Director: Paul
Host: Claude