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GRANGE MINI LEAGUE 2017

1st.            Betty Troughton and Audrey Farrar     52.91%

2nd.           George Harrison and Peter Goulding    52.83%.

3rd.          Ina Gray and Kath Hendley                    51.81%

 

 

NGS HANDICAP EVENT 2018

1st.   David Strawbridge and John MacLachlan     58.87%

2nd.  Mick and Stella Howse                                  57.92%

3rd   Audrey Crosland and Lynn Green                  55.18%

ST MARY'S HOSPICE SIMULTANEOUS PAIRS 2018

Alan Farmer and Walter Halliwell from Arnside were the overall winners in the Simultaneous Pairs. The top three were:

1. Alan Farmer and Walter Halliwell - Arnside - 66.16%

2. Harriet Dinwoodie and Margaret Stoker - St. Bees - 64.47%

3. Peter Rooke and Anne Breakey - Workington - 64.32%

 

Thanks to all those who took part from Barrow, Burton-in-Kendal, Kendal, St. Bees, Workington, Grange-over-Sands and for the first time Arnside and Lancaster. In all we had a record 109 pairs taking part which we think was excellent. We shall post on the website the amount we have raised for St. Mary's Hospice in due course.

GRANGE SUMMER HANDICAP COMPETITION (2018)

THE WINNERS 
WERE:

1st  ALAN ANDERSON and SAM NORMAN  56.16%
 
2nd  HILARY PARKER and HILARY STOREY  54.07%
 
3rd  CHRIS WALKER and CHRIS WILKINSON 53.27%
 
 

GRANGE OVER SANDS WINTER STRATIFIED PAIRS 2017

The winners of this competition were:

STRAT "A"        David Strawbridge and John MacLachlan with 60.95%

STRAT "B"           Geoff Maskell and Richard Brazier with 54.11%

STRAT "C"                          Geoff Harrison and Joan Thomas with 49.49%

NEXT CUMBRIA COUNTY EVENT- AGM and AGM PAIRS on Tuesday 21st AUGUST 2018 starting at 6.00PM - VENUE Grange -over Sands

Welcome to the Grange over Sands Bridge Club web site.
We hope you will find everything you need to know about playing Bridge at our Club
which meets at the Netherwood Hotel every Tuesday at 6.45PM for 7.00PM.

GRANGE OVER SANDS TEAMS OF FOUR EVENTS

The dates for Teams of Four evenings for the next three months will be as follows:

Tuesday 17th July

Tuesday 14th August*

Tuesday 18th September

*The August Teams is on the SECOND Tuesday and not the third. This is because the Cumbria County AGM and AGM Pairs will be held at Grange on the third Tuesday (21st August).

Visitors will be very welcome and on these evenings there will be no additional vistor's fee. If you would like to play but are having difficulty finding another pair or partner will you please let John MacLachlan know and he will do his best to find players for your team.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017

 

To view the 2017 AGM Minutes please click below:

AGM Minutes 2017.docx

LOOKING FOR A PARTNER?

Try using the Message Board (top right of this page). Just enter your name and email address and anybody else looking for a partner will be able to contact you. This is especially useful for Simultaneous Pairs events when no stand-in is available. Give it a try!

CUMBRIA COUNTY BRIDGE ASSOCIATION

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2018/19

2018    
Aug 21 AGM and AGM Pairs Grange over Sands Bridge Club at 6.00PM
Sept 9 IMP Pairs (Blue Point Event) Keswick (St Herbert's)
Oct 14 Simple System Pairs Carlisle and Barrow
Nov 11 Pro-Am Teams Carlisle
     
2019    
Feb 17 Championship Pairs Carlisle
Mar 24 Inter Club Teams of 8 Carlisle
Apr 14 Swiss Pairs Carlisle
May 19 Pivot Teams Workington

STARTING TIME

We ask all players to be there at 11.45AM for a prompt start at 12 noon for all events (apart from AGM).

County Autumn Sims

Week comm. 1 Oct 2018
County Spring Sims

Week comm. 18 Feb 2019

President's Cup

Sat/Sun 14/15 July 2018 - Provisional

NBL Matches Sat 14July 2018
  Sat 11 August 2018
  Sat 22 Sepember 2018
 

Sat 6 October 2018

Green Point Swiss Teams & Pairs Sat/Sun 15/16 September 2018 at Kendal (Joint event with Westmorland)
Tollemache Sat/Sun 17/18 November 2018
Scottish Friendly Sun 13 January 2019 at Dumfries
Congress 15 - 17 March 2019 at Windermere Hydro, Windermere
Murray League Final Sun 7 April 2019 at Keswick (St Herbert's)
Eden Swiss Teams Sun 28 April 2019 at Carlisle
Pearse McNamara Trophy Sun 12 August 2018 at Barrow 
Westmorland Match Sun 24 June 2018 at Kendal at 1.00PM
   

 

ENTRY FEES.

£6 per player with the exception of the IMP Pairs (Blue Point event) which will be £7. The Inter Club Teams of 8 is £48 per team.

PRIZE MONEY

Championship Pairs

First £30 per player
Second £20 per player
Third £10 per player

The highest positioned pair with allegiance to Cumbria who wishes to proceed to the Corwen Trophy will have the entry fee paid and receive £20 per player expenses. Other pairs with allegiance to Cumbria who qualify and wish to play in the Corwen Trophy will have to pay their own entry fee and will receive no expenses.

Championship Teams

First £30 per player
Second £20 per player

The winners will be entitled to play in the Pachabo Cup and will have the entry fee paid plus £20 per player expenses. If the winners are not able tom play in the Pachabo Cup the runners-up may play who will also receive free entry and the same expenses. The team in the Pachabo may also be a combination of the winners and runners-up. Only players with allegiance to Cumbria are able to represent Cumbria in the Pachabo.

Simple System Pairs

First in each stratification £10 per player.

Inter Club Teams of 8

Free entry to Garden Cities Tournament.

Simultaneous Pairs

First £20 per player
Second £15 per player
Third £10 per player
Fourth £5 per player

All Other Events

First £10 per player
Second £5 per player

RULES

As long as a player is a bona fide member of a Cumbrian club they can paly in the Championship Pairs and Championship Teams. All other events will be Open events at which any palyer may compete provided they are either EBU members or members of another country's sponsoring organisation.

NB   Championship Teams

This competition has reverted to a straight knockout. No seeding, no zoning (unless there are at least 8+ teams entered and zoning is appropriate). The draw will be made at the AGM.

 

DIRECTIONS TO GRANGE HOTEL

From the Netherwood Hotel turn right on to the road in to Grange and after about 50 yards turn right into the entrance to Grange Hotel. The car park is on the right at the bottom of the hill but there is some space at the top of the hill nearer the entrance.

Directions to United Reformed Church Hall, Grange over Sands

Coming into Grange from Kendal or Windermere, initially follow the signs for Cartmel.

Drive into the centre of Grange up Main Street, past all the shops.

At the mini-roundabout at the top of the hill (Crown Hill), TURN RIGHT.

After about 100 yards you will come to a crossroads.

(You will see the library building (The Links) opposite, the steep hill to Cartmel is straight ahead.) TURN LEFT into KENTS BANK ROAD.

About 200 yards on the left is the public car park which is free after 6PM. The URC Hall is about 50 yards further on, next to the United Reformed Church and directly opposite the Lymehurst Hotel and Co-op Travel.

 

 

Very occasionally when the Netherwood Hotel is not available we meet at Allithwaite Community Centre. Here are instructions how to get there:

 

Directions to Allithwaite Community Centre

 

From the Netherwood drive into and straight through Grange

(with Morecambe Bay on your left – follow the signs for Flookburgh / Allithwaite).

About ½ mile after leaving Grange there is a very sharp right hand bend.

Soon afterwards you will see the Yakkers pub on your left.     Turn right opposite the pub.

After about 100 yards, past Knipe’s woodyard, you will see the Post Office on the right.     Turn right at the Post Office into Quarry Lane.

(Take care in Quarry Lane – there are speedbumps!)

Soon you will see the entrance to Allithwaite Playing fields on the left.

Enter here and the Community Centre is facing you with parking on the left. 

Calendar
24th July 2018
Pairs
Director: Stuart Taylor
Scorer: Stuart Taylor
Host: Hilary Parker
31st July 2018
Pairs
Director: Alan Anderson
Scorer: Alan Anderson
Host: Stuart Taylor
7th August 2018
Pairs
Director: John MacLachlan
Scorer: John MacLachlan
Host: Tony Hodds
Results
TEAMS
Director: John MacLachlan
Scorer: Stuart Taylor
Pairs
Director: Alan Anderson
Scorer: Alan Anderson
Pairs
Director: Stuart Taylor
Scorer: Stuart Taylor