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CHRISTMAS PARTIES

Bad News:  Due to the temporary closure of the kitchen, the two planned Christmas parties (Wed 7th and Friday 16th December) are having to be cancelled. A full refund of ticket monies will be made, commencing next Wednesday and Friday.

 

Good News: Festive Bridge sessions will take place on these dates, no need to book. There will be a break midway through these sessions for Mince pies and Mulled Wine .  The cost will be normal Table money for a Wednesday and Friday session.

Hope to see you there.

 

 

 
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BRIDGE LESSONS
BRIDGE LESSONS

Refresher Course - Tricky Declarer Play Decisions

A very useful skill to add to any Bridge player's armoury.

Course consists of 5 Monday afternoon sessions starting on 27th February 2017 at 2:30 p.m.

Try the hand below as a taster:

For further information or to book a place please contact Tim, details shown above.

CONTACT FOR QUERIES

Either email:  brenthambridgeclub@gmail.com

or 

Contact Peter Garvin at:

peterg2503@gmail.com 

Tel: 07794 601239 

RESULT QUERIES

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

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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VISITORS

Visitors are welcome at Brentham Bridge Club. If you do not have a partner - no problem - we operate a Host system so you will be guaranteed a game. 

Come and play duplicate bridge on Wednesday evening (19.25 start ) or 'relaxed' duplicate bridge on Friday morning (9:45 start) - click on the Information button (top left hnd menu) for further details. 

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). A relaxed session is held on Friday mornings (9:45 start). 

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 EBU Simultaneous Pairs.

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

Play starts at 7.25 p.m. Please be seated by 7.15 p.m.

 

 

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. Master points are awarded.

Start time 9:45 a.m. Please be seated by 9:35 a.m.

 

NATIONAL GRADING SCHEME

The EBU has launched the National Grading Scheme. Details can be accessed from the EBU website, using the NGS Info tab. Clicking on this will bring up a page showing your grade, and the grades of your regular partners. Your grade is based on your individual performances since P2P was introduced. The grade is a playing card, running from a 2 (lowest) to an Ace, which is subdivided into the 4 suits.

SEE YOUR RESULTS
Go to Results/Personal Analysis and click your name to see your performance over the last year.
 
Click for the latest results
2016 CHILDREN IN NEED SIMS
2016 CHILDREN IN NEED SIMS

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

A FANTASTIC £485 HAS BEEN RAISED FOR THIS BRILLIANT CHARITY

MANY THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS AND KIND HEARTED PLAYERS 

The club winners on Wednesday 16th November were:

N/S [1] Paul Stevens and Sheila Barnes (61.1%) 

[2] Barbara Kittel and Bob Browning (55.9%)   

E/W [1] Ali El-Agraa and Wiktor Staniaszek (63.9%)            

[2] Christine Bates and Maureen Monaghan (57.9%)                     

Nationally: 108 clubs participated (1870 players) have been received.The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

137th Paul Stevens and Sheila Barnes (60.9%)

256th  Ali El-Agraa and Wiktor Staniaszek (58.4%)        

273rd Barbara Kittel and Bob Browning (58.1%)    

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

   http://www.simpairs.com/localranking.asp?session=006438&ClubId=006438BrenthamBridgeClub02085675110     

The club winners on Friday 11th November were:

N/S [1]Maureen Monaghan + Katherine Rogers (62.2%) 

[2] Ken Butcher and Mike Kaufmann (61.9%)   

E/W [1] Gillian Zielinski + Claude Simpson (61.4%)            

[2] Jill + John Rhodes (58.9%)                     

Nationally: 60 clubs  participated (1012 players) have been received.The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

52nd Maureen Monaghan + Katherine Rogers (61.7%)

73rd  Gillian Zielinski + Claude Simpson (60.4%)        

79th Ken Butcher + Mike Kaufmann (60.1%)             

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

  http://www.simpairs.com/localranking.asp?session=003981&ClubId=003981BrenthamBridgeClub02085675110​  

 

2016 BBL AUTUMN SIMS - RESULTS

Congratulations to the Brentham Bridge Club top pairs in the British Autumn Sims.

Locally the top pairs are:

1st East/West  Paul Stevens and Gudmundur Audunsson 63.95%

1st North/South  Vernon Hartley and Mike Kaufmann 60.12%

Nationally as at 10th October 2016 the results from 60 Clubs (1001 pairs) have been received. Top Brentham positions are:

24th      Paul Stevens and Gudmundur Audusson 63.54%

43rd       Vernon Hartly and Mike Kaufmann 62.07%

130th     Lynne Thomas and Peter Garvin   57.89%

If you would like to check your National position click on the link below.

http://www.ebu.co.uk/sim-pairs/000181/clubs/00205885

2016 JOAN AND ROGER WRIGHT MIXED PAIRS CUP

The 2016 Mixed Pairs Cup was won by

Liz Stevens and Mike Kaufmann (64.26%) many congratulations.

Second were  Eli and John Marks (59.50%)

Third were  Inge and David Veecock (58.06%)

2016 GRIMSHAW CUP

Many congratulations to Sheila Barnes and David Benjamin who were run away winners of the 2016 Grimshaw Cup  (66.25%), 5.8% ahead of the field.

Second were Vernon Hartley and Mike Kaufmann (60.45%).

Closely followed by Joan Ainsworth and Sally Young (60.00%).

 

2016 OPEN PAIRS CUP

This seems to be the season for very close finishes in the Cup competitions.

Many congratualtions to the winners: Gudmundur Audunsson + Wiktor Staniaszek (64.55%)

A close second were: Ken Butcher + Mike Richings (64.09%)

Third were: Vernon Hartley + Mike Kaufmann (60.91%)

2016 ALI MEGHANI CUP

Many congratualtions to Vernon Hartley and Mike Kaufmann on winning the 2016 Ali Meghani Cup with an impressive score of 68.18%.

Second were Joan Ainsworth and Sally Young with 65.53%

Third were Derek Russell and Paul Stevens with 60.42%.

 

SHEILA BARNES CUP - RANDOM TEAMS 2016

12 teams took part in this year's competition. The winning team was:

John and Eli Marks, Clive Harrison and David Perridge

with an excellent score of 54 IMPs.

Many congratulations to the winners.

Further congratulations should go to John and Eli who have been

members of the winning team for 2 years on the bounce.

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
Brentham Bridge Club finished equal 3rd in the League for 2015/16 winning 4 out of the 6 matches played. Many thanks for the valient efforts of Moira (Captain), Liz S, Mike R & Ken, and Mike K and Vernon.
 
If you are interested in playing for Brentham Bridge Club in the Hammersmith and District League 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.

BRIDGE MAGAZINE

The last six issues of the E.B.U. magazine can now be viewed, together with articles back to 2007. After clicking HERE,  log in to the EBU site and click Home Page/English Bridge

USEFUL LINKS

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

Calendar
7th December 2016
Festive Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Mike
Host: Ron
9th December 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Colin
Host: Peter
14th December 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Joan
Host: Anne-Marie
16th December 2016
Festive Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Joan
Host: Joan
Results
2nd December 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Mike
Host: Mike
30th November 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Christine
Host: Wiktor
25th November 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Mike
Host: Peter
23rd November 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Joan
Host: Robert
Click for the latest results
2016 CHILDREN IN NEED SIMS
2016 CHILDREN IN NEED SIMS

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

A FANTASTIC £485 HAS BEEN RAISED FOR THIS BRILLIANT CHARITY

MANY THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS AND KIND HEARTED PLAYERS 

The club winners on Wednesday 16th November were:

N/S [1] Paul Stevens and Sheila Barnes (61.1%) 

[2] Barbara Kittel and Bob Browning (55.9%)   

E/W [1] Ali El-Agraa and Wiktor Staniaszek (63.9%)            

[2] Christine Bates and Maureen Monaghan (57.9%)                     

Nationally: 108 clubs participated (1870 players) have been received.The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

137th Paul Stevens and Sheila Barnes (60.9%)

256th  Ali El-Agraa and Wiktor Staniaszek (58.4%)        

273rd Barbara Kittel and Bob Browning (58.1%)    

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

   http://www.simpairs.com/localranking.asp?session=006438&ClubId=006438BrenthamBridgeClub02085675110     

The club winners on Friday 11th November were:

N/S [1]Maureen Monaghan + Katherine Rogers (62.2%) 

[2] Ken Butcher and Mike Kaufmann (61.9%)   

E/W [1] Gillian Zielinski + Claude Simpson (61.4%)            

[2] Jill + John Rhodes (58.9%)                     

Nationally: 60 clubs  participated (1012 players) have been received.The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

52nd Maureen Monaghan + Katherine Rogers (61.7%)

73rd  Gillian Zielinski + Claude Simpson (60.4%)        

79th Ken Butcher + Mike Kaufmann (60.1%)             

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

  http://www.simpairs.com/localranking.asp?session=003981&ClubId=003981BrenthamBridgeClub02085675110​  

 

2016 BBL AUTUMN SIMS - RESULTS

Congratulations to the Brentham Bridge Club top pairs in the British Autumn Sims.

Locally the top pairs are:

1st East/West  Paul Stevens and Gudmundur Audunsson 63.95%

1st North/South  Vernon Hartley and Mike Kaufmann 60.12%

Nationally as at 10th October 2016 the results from 60 Clubs (1001 pairs) have been received. Top Brentham positions are:

24th      Paul Stevens and Gudmundur Audusson 63.54%

43rd       Vernon Hartly and Mike Kaufmann 62.07%

130th     Lynne Thomas and Peter Garvin   57.89%

If you would like to check your National position click on the link below.

http://www.ebu.co.uk/sim-pairs/000181/clubs/00205885

2016 JOAN AND ROGER WRIGHT MIXED PAIRS CUP

The 2016 Mixed Pairs Cup was won by

Liz Stevens and Mike Kaufmann (64.26%) many congratulations.

Second were  Eli and John Marks (59.50%)

Third were  Inge and David Veecock (58.06%)

2016 GRIMSHAW CUP

Many congratulations to Sheila Barnes and David Benjamin who were run away winners of the 2016 Grimshaw Cup  (66.25%), 5.8% ahead of the field.

Second were Vernon Hartley and Mike Kaufmann (60.45%).

Closely followed by Joan Ainsworth and Sally Young (60.00%).

 

2016 OPEN PAIRS CUP

This seems to be the season for very close finishes in the Cup competitions.

Many congratualtions to the winners: Gudmundur Audunsson + Wiktor Staniaszek (64.55%)

A close second were: Ken Butcher + Mike Richings (64.09%)

Third were: Vernon Hartley + Mike Kaufmann (60.91%)

2016 ALI MEGHANI CUP

Many congratualtions to Vernon Hartley and Mike Kaufmann on winning the 2016 Ali Meghani Cup with an impressive score of 68.18%.

Second were Joan Ainsworth and Sally Young with 65.53%

Third were Derek Russell and Paul Stevens with 60.42%.

 

SHEILA BARNES CUP - RANDOM TEAMS 2016

12 teams took part in this year's competition. The winning team was:

John and Eli Marks, Clive Harrison and David Perridge

with an excellent score of 54 IMPs.

Many congratulations to the winners.

Further congratulations should go to John and Eli who have been

members of the winning team for 2 years on the bounce.

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
Brentham Bridge Club finished equal 3rd in the League for 2015/16 winning 4 out of the 6 matches played. Many thanks for the valient efforts of Moira (Captain), Liz S, Mike R & Ken, and Mike K and Vernon.
 
If you are interested in playing for Brentham Bridge Club in the Hammersmith and District League 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.

BRIDGE MAGAZINE

The last six issues of the E.B.U. magazine can now be viewed, together with articles back to 2007. After clicking HERE,  log in to the EBU site and click Home Page/English Bridge

USEFUL LINKS

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

Calendar
7th December 2016
Festive Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Mike
Host: Ron
9th December 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Colin
Host: Peter
14th December 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Joan
Host: Anne-Marie
16th December 2016
Festive Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Joan
Host: Joan
Results
2nd December 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Mike
Host: Mike
30th November 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Christine
Host: Wiktor
25th November 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Mike
Host: Peter
23rd November 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Joan
Host: Robert