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BULLETIN

BRIDGE SUMMER PARTY - FRIDAY 22nd JULY - 9:45 START

Is there a better way to celebrate Summer than to combine a session of Bridge followed by a glass of fizz and a delicious 2 course meal. 

Tickets available from Jenny Arnell at £20 for Bridge + Meal.

If you would like to play Bridge only, no problem please turn up, usual fees apply.

A definite date for the diary.

 
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FINDING PARTNERS

Chose from the following:

[1] Use the Host available on the day (no booking required just turn up). 

[2] Contact Peter Garvin.  

peterg2503@gmail.com   07794 601239 

[3] Book online (You need to have registered by emailing brenthambridgeclub@gmail.com)

 

BRIDGE LESSONS

Beginners' Classes

Classes for beginners are now partway through the 3rd of 4 terms. Those with a little prior experience are welcome to join this class (which is held on Monday evenings) if they wish - please discuss with Tim if interested (contact details below).

Improvers' Classes

The current session - a refresher on Contested Bidding - will end on the 9th May. The next course will be 5 lessons on Defence, and will run on consecutive Monday afternoons from June 6th to July 4th inclusive.

If you would like to join either of the classes or discuss whether they are suitable for your level, please contact Tim Chanter on 07958 310 344 or tim@105.org.uk

 

RESULT QUERIES

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

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS

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

BrenthamBridgeClub@gmail.com

 

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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ONLINE FIND A PARTNER TRIAL

Brentham Bridge Club is trialling the facility to enable Members to request a partner online. For instructions as to how to do this please send an email to:    brenthambridgeclub@gmail.com

Peter Garvin will still be available to take phone requests to try and find partners.

 

VISITORS

Brentham Bridge Club warmly welcomes Visitors, who will be required to pay table money plus an additional fee for each session (see Information for details). Visitors will be advised that after 4 visits they will be invited to join the Brentham Club, although should they decline they will still be welcome to attend the bridge sessions.

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
Click for the Members Only section
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 EBU SPRING SIMS

On the 6th April Brentham Bridge Club held a heat of the EBU Spring SIMS. 

Well done to the local heat winners:

N/S Cynthia Griffiths and Jean Moss (56.25%)

E/W Colin and Jenny Hearn (60.42%)

Nationally  977 pairs took part representing 57 Clubs (as at 10th April)

The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

128th  (57.96%) Moira Simpkin and Liz Stevens

183rd (56.53%) Joan Ainsworth and Sally Young

196th (56.28%) Vernon Hartley and Mike Kaufmann 

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

http://www.ebu.co.uk/sim-pairs/000164/clubs/00205885

 

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%.

 

THE EASTER EGG (CUP)

What an amazing session the Good Friday "Relaxed" turned out to be. To add some extra spice to the event the winning N/S and E/W pairs would receive Easter Eggs.  Going into the last round 6 N/S  pairs were in contention for the magnificent N/S prize, whilst 3 E/W pairs where battling over a similiar trophy.

When the dust had settled the winners were:

N/S:   Jenny Bridge + Barbara Horada  53.17%  just pipping Eleanor + Peter Davies  and Don + Carolyn Noble  who tied on 52.78% . Only 3.17% separated the top 6 places.

 

E/W:   Liliane Dove and Catherine Rogers  59.13%. Barbara Kittle and Bob Browning  57.73% were a very close second. Only 0.80% separated the top 3 places.

Well played all.

 

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 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
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 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. 
 
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
25th May 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Colin
Host: Ron
27th May 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Mike
Host: Mike
1st June 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Joan
Host: David P
3rd June 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Derek
Host: Derek
Results
20th May 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Christine
Host: Peter G
18th May 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Christine
Host: Douglas
13th May 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Joan
Host: Joan
11th May 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Derek
Host: Lynne
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
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 EBU SPRING SIMS

On the 6th April Brentham Bridge Club held a heat of the EBU Spring SIMS. 

Well done to the local heat winners:

N/S Cynthia Griffiths and Jean Moss (56.25%)

E/W Colin and Jenny Hearn (60.42%)

Nationally  977 pairs took part representing 57 Clubs (as at 10th April)

The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

128th  (57.96%) Moira Simpkin and Liz Stevens

183rd (56.53%) Joan Ainsworth and Sally Young

196th (56.28%) Vernon Hartley and Mike Kaufmann 

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

http://www.ebu.co.uk/sim-pairs/000164/clubs/00205885

 

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%.

 

THE EASTER EGG (CUP)

What an amazing session the Good Friday "Relaxed" turned out to be. To add some extra spice to the event the winning N/S and E/W pairs would receive Easter Eggs.  Going into the last round 6 N/S  pairs were in contention for the magnificent N/S prize, whilst 3 E/W pairs where battling over a similiar trophy.

When the dust had settled the winners were:

N/S:   Jenny Bridge + Barbara Horada  53.17%  just pipping Eleanor + Peter Davies  and Don + Carolyn Noble  who tied on 52.78% . Only 3.17% separated the top 6 places.

 

E/W:   Liliane Dove and Catherine Rogers  59.13%. Barbara Kittle and Bob Browning  57.73% were a very close second. Only 0.80% separated the top 3 places.

Well played all.

 

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 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
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 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. 
 
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
25th May 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Colin
Host: Ron
27th May 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Mike
Host: Mike
1st June 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Joan
Host: David P
3rd June 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Derek
Host: Derek
Results
20th May 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Christine
Host: Peter G
18th May 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Christine
Host: Douglas
13th May 2016
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9:45 a.m
Director: Joan
Host: Joan
11th May 2016
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Derek
Host: Lynne