Kendal Bridge Club
Welcome to Kendal Bridge Club
 
 
  Duplicate & Advanced Beginners Bridge Tonight Cancelled

Duplicate & Advanced Beginners Bridge Tonight, Tuesday November 21st, has been  cancelled.   Absolute Beginners will still be at. Stricklandgate Gate House, Kendal beginning at 6:45pm.  The Building Control Inspector has failed to certificate owing to an absence of external emergency lighting.  The extension can however be used for daylight activities such as Wednesday afternoon Bridge.  

  Afternoon Bridge

 Bridge every  Wednesday afternoon starting at 1:00pm.   For further information please contact Anne Urquhart or Nina Waite.

  Children in Need Sims

Kendal participated in the Children in Need Sims held on Monday 13th & Thursday 16th November.

Monday results
Diana and Paul Smethurst are 20th out of 2570 with 65.82%
Jeremy Harris and Pat Downs are 33rd with 64.61%
Click here for the full Ecats results

Thursday results
Paul Thornton and Pat Downes are 238th out of 1924 with 58.42%
Tim Harrison and Brian Smith are 263rd with 57.72%
Click here for the full Ecats results

  Charity Bridge Wednesday 29th November

Please join Charlotte & Judy  on Wednesday, 29th November, for a bridge lunch in aid of The Bendrigg Trust, a local charity based at Old Hutton.  Coffee and biscuits at 9.30am followed by play until 1.00/1.30pm.   We will then serve a delicious two course lunch with a glass of wine to round of, what we hope, will be a most enjoyable day.  Ticket price is £15.   There will be a raffle and a prize for the top three couples.   Please contact either Charlotte Casson on 01524 701054, or Judy Rayner on 01539 724274 for an Application Form.

  Matches

Kendal won the second match of the season against Keswick (by 21 IMPs).
Other matches have been arranged as follows (please let Chris Wilkinson know if you are interested in playing.)
26 November: Windermere (home)
10 December: Barrow (home)
21 January: Arnside (home)
Click here for team details and the results of all matches

  Kay Linford Memorial Charity Event
Kay Linford Memorial Charity Event


The Kay Linford Memorial Cup which was played on Sunday 12th November was won by  Hilary Storey with  Grant Bramwell second and Dudley Hargreaves third.  The thirteen tables raised over £600 for Kendal Mountain Rescue.  Many  thanks to everyone who supported the event.

  Ellis Cup Semifinal

The following teams have qualified for the Ellis Cup semifinal matches which are to be played on Thursday 7th December 2017.
(There is also a normal teams evening for non-qualifiers).

Babs Matthews, John Farmer, Ken Johnston, Tim Matthews will play Richard Brazier, Pat Downes, Tim Harrison, Brian Smith.
Sally-Ann Rothwell, Mike Rothwell, Robin Rose, John MacLachlan will play Sally Wraight, Philip Wraight, Dave Harrison, Jill Rushton.

The semifinal matches consist of 12 boards. The winners will then play a 14-board final. The losers will play a 12-board consolation final.

  Seminars

Westmorland's Second Bridge Seminar was another success with over forty attending. Many thanks to David Strawbridge, who gave us all something to think about. All profits from the session (£178) will be given to David's chosen charity, 'Compassion in World Farming' (CIWF).

John Ellwood will be running the third seminar which is on finessing. It will be on Sunday 10 December at AHSC starting at 10.30am and will cost £5 per person.
Please let
Chris Wilkinson know if you will be attending.

  NICKO

Kendal has three teams in the National Inter-club Knockout competition (NICKO). The first round draw for 2017-18 has been made.

Click here for the details.

  Recent Results

The results from club, county and national competitions:

October 2017 Peebles Autumn Congress Pairs B Final Tim Matthews and Ian Reeves
October 2017 Peebles Autumn Congress Teams B Final Babs Matthews and John Farmer with Joyce and Bill White
September 2017 Wraight Handicap Cup Philip Hoyle and Richard Bird
July 2017 Monday Cup Andrew Peill and Steven Barron
July 2017 Scarborough Swiss Teams B Final Babs Matthews and John Farmer with Joyce and Bill White
June 2017 Summer Cup Philip and Sally Wraight
June 2017 Summer Plate Robert Boyd and John Nicholls
June 2017 St. Mary's Hospice simultaneous Kath Hendley and Ina Gray were 3rd
May 2017 Spring Bank Holiday Pairs B Final Babs and Tim Matthews
April 2017 Eden Swiss Teams Babs and Tim Matthews with Rob Dixon and Alan Hayward
April 2017 Murray League Final Philip and Sally Wraight, Tim Harrison and Brian Smith
March 2017 Westmorland County Pairs Glenda Lloyd and Peter Boardman
March 2017 Westmorland Teams Cup Ken Johnston, Ian Reeves, Babs Matthews and Tim Matthews
March 2017 Westmorland Teams Plate Mike and Sally-Ann Rothwell, John Farmer and David Strawbridge
March 2017 Wraight Handicap Cup Bob Boyd and John Nicholls
February 2017 Betty Limb Cup Hilary Parker
January 2017 Westmorland Individual Ina Gray
December 2016 Westmorland Pivot Teams Mike and Sally-Ann Rothwell, John MacLachlan, Robin Rose
November 2016 Carson Cup Mike and Sally-Ann Rothwell
November 2016 Ellis Cup Tim Matthews, Ken Johnston, Babs Matthews and John Farmer

 

  Westmorland County Events

Click here to see details of Westmorland County events.

  Report Errors

Click here to report any errors or to make suggestions for improvement.

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County Events

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Need A Partner?

There is a stand-in most Mondays and Thursdays

Members: click here and post a message

Visitors: please contact
Ina Gray on 01539 720893

Calendar
21st November 2017
Tuition and Supervised Play at AHSC; Beginners Group meet at Stricklandgate House, Kendal
6:45
Stand-in: Jean Dale
  (Partner?)
22nd November 2017
Afternoon Bridge
1pm
23rd November 2017
Carson Cup 9
Director: Mike Rothwell
Stand-in: Chris Banks
Results
20th November 2017
Pairs
Director: Chris Wilkinson
Scorer: Nina Waite
16th November 2017
Carson Cup 8 & CIN Sim Pairs
Director: Chris Wilkinson
14th November 2017
Tuition, Pairs, Advanced Beginners at Stricklandgate House, Kendal. No play for Absolute Beginners
Director: Robert Boyd
Click for the latest results
County Events

Click here for County Events

Need A Partner?

There is a stand-in most Mondays and Thursdays

Members: click here and post a message

Visitors: please contact
Ina Gray on 01539 720893

Calendar
21st November 2017
Tuition and Supervised Play at AHSC; Beginners Group meet at Stricklandgate House, Kendal
6:45
Stand-in: Jean Dale
  (Partner?)
22nd November 2017
Afternoon Bridge
1pm
23rd November 2017
Carson Cup 9
Director: Mike Rothwell
Stand-in: Chris Banks
Results
20th November 2017
Pairs
Director: Chris Wilkinson
Scorer: Nina Waite
16th November 2017
Carson Cup 8 & CIN Sim Pairs
Director: Chris Wilkinson
14th November 2017
Tuition, Pairs, Advanced Beginners at Stricklandgate House, Kendal. No play for Absolute Beginners
Director: Robert Boyd