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NEWCOMERS EVENING

WEDNESDAY 17th FEBRUARY  7:15 p.m.

This session is aimed at players who know the basics of how to play Bridge but are nervous about playing in a club environment.

You will be made very welcome and enjoy an evening of Bridge in friendly company.

 Do give it a go.

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

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If you have any queries about Brentham Bridge Club and would like to contact us our email is:

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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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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
CHAMPION PAIRS 2015

The winners of the 2015 Champion Pairs competition are:

Gudmundur Audusson and Wiktor Staniaszek

with a new record average score of 60.39%

Many congratulations. 

HOSTING AND DIRECTING

Many thanks to all those people who have volunteered to act as a host or director for the Wednesday and Friday sessions.

The host for the day does not pay to play on that day.

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

For Directors they play free on their rota day however their partners pay on that day.

HAMMERSMITH AND DISTRICT LEAGUE
The team of Moira and Liz S, Mike R & Ken, and Mike K and Vernon have played 3 matches to date losing their first match against Grove Park by 7 points to 13.  The next match against Putney was drawn 10-10 and last night we beat Chiswick 16-4 who were unbeaten in their previous 3 matches.
 
Next week we play BSI in a re-arranged Cup Match.
 
If you are interested in playing for Brentham Bridge Club in the Hammersmith and District League speak to Moira Simpkin. 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. 
 
CIN SIMS

On 11th November 2015 we took part in

CHILDREN IN NEED

Simultaneous Pairs Competition

Nationally 1444 pairs took part

representing 82 clubs

The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

David Perridge and Clive Harrison (59.09%)

Ali El-Agraa and Annie Hackett (57.27%)

 

We raised an excellent £258 for CHILDREN IN NEED

 

Go to www.ecatsbridge.com/sims/           to view national results

2015 EBU AUTUMN SIMS

On the 7th October Brentham Bridge Club held a heat of the EBU Autumn SIMS. 

Nationally  1040 pairs took part representing 62 Clubs.

The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

27th  (64.13%) Peter Barnes Hoggett and Alun Lloyd

88th (60.49%) Mike Kaufmann and Vernon Hartley

111th (59.32%) Wiktor Staniaszek and  Gudmundur Audunsson

 

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
10th February 2016
Duplicate Bridge - Sheila Barnes Random Team Cup
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Mike
Host: Anne-Marie
12th February 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Colin
Host: Peter/Lynne
17th February 2016
Duplicate Bridge - Newcomers Evening
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Christine
Host: Claude
19th February 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Christine
Host: Bob W
Results
5th February 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Derek
Host: Derek
3rd February 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Derek
Host: Anna
29th January 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Joan
Host: Joan
27th January 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: David
Host: Wiktor
Click for the latest results
CHAMPION PAIRS 2015

The winners of the 2015 Champion Pairs competition are:

Gudmundur Audusson and Wiktor Staniaszek

with a new record average score of 60.39%

Many congratulations. 

HOSTING AND DIRECTING

Many thanks to all those people who have volunteered to act as a host or director for the Wednesday and Friday sessions.

The host for the day does not pay to play on that day.

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

For Directors they play free on their rota day however their partners pay on that day.

HAMMERSMITH AND DISTRICT LEAGUE
The team of Moira and Liz S, Mike R & Ken, and Mike K and Vernon have played 3 matches to date losing their first match against Grove Park by 7 points to 13.  The next match against Putney was drawn 10-10 and last night we beat Chiswick 16-4 who were unbeaten in their previous 3 matches.
 
Next week we play BSI in a re-arranged Cup Match.
 
If you are interested in playing for Brentham Bridge Club in the Hammersmith and District League speak to Moira Simpkin. 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. 
 
CIN SIMS

On 11th November 2015 we took part in

CHILDREN IN NEED

Simultaneous Pairs Competition

Nationally 1444 pairs took part

representing 82 clubs

The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

David Perridge and Clive Harrison (59.09%)

Ali El-Agraa and Annie Hackett (57.27%)

 

We raised an excellent £258 for CHILDREN IN NEED

 

Go to www.ecatsbridge.com/sims/           to view national results

2015 EBU AUTUMN SIMS

On the 7th October Brentham Bridge Club held a heat of the EBU Autumn SIMS. 

Nationally  1040 pairs took part representing 62 Clubs.

The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

27th  (64.13%) Peter Barnes Hoggett and Alun Lloyd

88th (60.49%) Mike Kaufmann and Vernon Hartley

111th (59.32%) Wiktor Staniaszek and  Gudmundur Audunsson

 

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
10th February 2016
Duplicate Bridge - Sheila Barnes Random Team Cup
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Mike
Host: Anne-Marie
12th February 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Colin
Host: Peter/Lynne
17th February 2016
Duplicate Bridge - Newcomers Evening
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Christine
Host: Claude
19th February 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Christine
Host: Bob W
Results
5th February 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Derek
Host: Derek
3rd February 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Derek
Host: Anna
29th January 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Joan
Host: Joan
27th January 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: David
Host: Wiktor