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Master Points

Master points are awarded on Monday and Wednesday mornings, Monday and Friday evenings.

 

Welcome to Brighouse Bridge Club
Who We Are

We are a friendly and active club based in the centre of Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

We offer a range of social and competitive bridge events, five days a week, for players from beginners to experts.

Our English Bridge Union trained teachers provide beginners and improvers courses throughout the year and we have 4 teams regularly competing in the regional leagues.

Visitors and new members are always welcome, whatever their standard.

For more information about the club please access our contact page from the menu on the left.

2019 Fees & Table Money

Members please ensure you have paid your membership fees for 2019.  The annual fee remains unchanged at £15 and is now due.

Payment may be made either by:

1. direct bank transfer to:

​Sort code: ​20-35-84

​Account no.​23487113

2. by cheque payable to Brighouse Bridge Club and left in the safe at the club or handed to myself, Jo Brook or Tony Moyle; or posted to my home address: 80 Peep Green Road, Liversedge, WF15 8AH; or

3. by cash in an envelope with your name on and left in the safe at the club or handed to myself, Jo brook or Tony Moyle.

4. It is not proposed to issue a new set of membership cards for 2019 and existing members will retain the same membership number that was on the card originally issued to them. Replacement cards can be provided to anybody who requires one.  

As the club is a registered charity, Gift Aid can be claimed on the membership fee.  In order to Gift Aid your membership fee as a donation, each member, who is a UK taxpayer, must complete the attached declaration form, which will be valid for a number of years.

Members who have already completed a Gift Aid form need not complete one again but, it would be appreciated, if those who have not, complete the form and either post it to me directly or leave it at the club.  A supply of blank forms will be left at the club for those who cannot print the attachment.

Thank you

 

David Whitaker

Treasurer

 

Brighouse Record

Congratulations to Harry Swarbrick and Doreen Adams who achieved a club percentage record on Monday morning with just short of 78% at 77.78%. A fantastic achievement so well done to you both♣️♦️♥️♠️🌟 This will also be posted on the honours board.

 

Weekly Timetable

Monday

  • Morning – Social Bridge- No partner required
  • Evening – Duplicate Bridge -Partner required

Tuesday

  • Evening – Team Bridge- No partner required

Wednesday

  • Morning - Social Bridge- No partner required
  • Morning - (fortnightly from 9/1/19) - Continuing Bridge class – learning session ideal for people with some experience of Bridge
    No partner required Wed am prog.pdf
  • Evening - Gentle Bridge, duplicate play with advice and revision - No partner required Gentle bridge 2019.pdf

Thursday

Friday

  • Morning – Duplicate Bridge – No partner required
  • Evening – Duplicate Bridge – Partner required

All morning classes start at 10.00 am and evening classes at 7.00pm, unless stated otherwise.

Please use the ‘find a partner' section of the website if you need a partner for Monday or Friday evenings

Dates for your Diaries:

Competion dates 2018.pdf

Monday 24 September - MOYLE CUP– format – Pairs

WINNERS: Harry Swarbrick & Terry Crabtree

Monday 22 October – MAVIS BAMFORTH CUP – format – Mixed Pairs

WINNERS: Harry Swarbrick & Ruth Hartley

Tuesday 13 November - BETTER BRIDGE IN BRIGHOUSE 

WINNERS: Melanie Woodcock,Mike Rigg and Barry Pocock, Christina Pocock

Monday 26 November – TOM GASKELL MEMBERS CUP – format – Random Pairs

WINNERS: John Beverley & Paul Green

Monday 21 January 2019 – ARAK CUP – format – Mens Pairs

                                               ADAMS CUP –format – Ladies Pairs                                 

WINNERS:

Jennifer Bragg and Barbara Martin

Mens: To be re-arranged as was unable to be completed              

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Team Competition News

In the last season our A Team stayed in Division 5 with two wins, two draws and three defeats, finishing in 5th place. Our B Team also stayed in their division, Division 6, despite winning just two matches with the other five matches being lost. This depended on a good win on the final day to secure safety in 6th place. Following promotion the previous season our C Team struggled to cope in Division 9, losing all but their final match to finish last and will hope to do better next season on their return to Division 10. Our D Team won three matches, with one draw and three defeats, to finish in eighth position in Division 10, a division unusually comprising thirteen teams. This was just high enough to secure their place in Division 10 again next season, when a new Division 11 has been created.

For full match reports please see the Results/ Competition Results page on the top left hand side of the website

Click on the following link for details of our 2018/19fixtures: Team Fixtures.pdf

All of our home matches will be played at Huddersfield Golf club, Fixby Hall, Lightridge Road, Fixby, Huddersfield, ​HD2 2EP,  http://www.huddersfield-golf.co.uk/location with the exception of the first match which will take place  on 28th Oct. at Bradley Hall Golf Club http://www.bradleyhallgolf.co.uk/contact.aspx 

 

 

 

News from the AGM 2019

At the AGM held on the 7th  February 2019

The  board was elected / re-elected as follows: Jo Brook, Stephen Farey,  Steve Galpin, Lynda Hirst, Brian Jarvis, Tony Moyle, Mike Rigg,  David Whitaker and Melanie Woodcock. All members will stand for a maximum of 3 years, with a rolling programme or election.

 

Following the AGM the following members were elected as officers as follows:

Chairman        Jo Brook

Secretary         Tony Moyle

Treasurer        David Whitaker

Minutes of all of the board meetings can be found in the members section of this website.

Not sure how to access the members section of the website or get an application form?

To get a password:

1     Click on the Membership tab on the left side of the Home page.

2.    On the Member Login page type in your own e-mail address and then click on the Forgotten Password button. 

This will send an e-mail addressed to you with a link to enable you to re-set your password with either one of your own choosing or a random one generated by the system.

 

To get an membership / application form, click on this link: Membership Form 2018.pdf

Please contact me via brighousebc@btinternet.com if you have any problems

 

Webmaster changes

2018 brings new changes for the administration of the website.  Steve Davison has handed the reigns over to Nicola Whitworth. If you have an item that you want to share on the website you need to get permission from committee members first then you can email me at the following address: nicolawhitworth@me.com 

Results
Social Bridge
Director: Lynn
Scorer: Lynn
Duplicate Bridge
Director: Ray
Scorer: Ray
Social Bridge
Director: Paul B
Scorer: PaulB
Calendar
19th February 2019
Team Bridge
The Assembly Rooms 7:00 pm
Director: Brian Jarvis
20th February 2019
Social Bridge
The Assembly Rooms 10 am
20th February 2019
Continuing Bridge classes
The Assembly Rooms 10 am
Director: Ingrid & Paul
Bridge Classes for 2019

New Programme 2019

The following link sets out the new classes  taking place in 2019

Programme 2019.pdf

Wed am Programme 2019.pdf

All courses cost £2.50 members & £3.50 for Non-members per session

Contact details

Members contact number.

For all general enquires about the club, training events etc please e.mail: brighousebc@btinternet.com

Urgent Phone messages: The club now has its own mobile so members can contact the director if they are going to be delayed or are unable to make a session.  The number is: 07568374329. 

Please note this number is for urgent messages only such as "Delayed by traffic and unable to contact your playing partner" etc. Please do not use this for any general enquires etc.

Trophy Winners
Trophy Winners

Better Bridge in Brighouse 2018

Melanie Woodcock & Mike Rigg and

Christina & Barry Pocock

Trophy presented by the Chairman Jo Brook

 

Arak Cup - Men's Pairs

Brian Shea and Mick Clerk

Adams Cup - Ladies' Pairs - Shirley Blamires and Joan Payne

Members Cup - Tom Gaskell Random Pairs

Melanie Woodcock and Neil Robertshaw

Better Bridge in Brighouse 2017

Christine and Barry Pocock and

Neil Robert shaw and George Pitt