Kyle of Lochalsh Bridge Club
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Where and when are we playing? 

WEDNESDAY 22nd May 6.45 NICE CAFE, KYLEAKIN

WEDNESDAY 29th May  BRIDGE TRIP TO INVERNESS 

(NO EVENING BRIDGE)

WEDNESDAY 5th June 6.45 THE LIGHTHOUSE, KYLE

WEDNESDAY 12th JUNE 6.30 NICE CAFE, KYLEAKIN

AGM followed by bridge 

 

 

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This page has information and news of interest to the members. For a full list of forthcoming events, see "Calendar" on the menu and for a list of results see "Results".

We were delighted to welcome 'The Four Directions' - a team of 16 players from Inverness - for a match on 22nd May. The Kyle Hotel provided an excellent lunch. Congratulations to the Inverness team on winning the match.
We were delighted to welcome 'The Four Directions' - a team of 16 players from Inverness - for a match on 22nd May. The Kyle Hotel provided an excellent lunch. Congratulations to the Inverness team on winning the match.
Presentation of the Peach Trophy for most improved player
Presentation of the Peach Trophy for most improved player
Well done to Steve and Gill Terry, winners of the Arrita Shield
Well done to Steve and Gill Terry, winners of the Arrita Shield

Steve and Gill Terry won the Novices Pairs competition at

the Newtonmore Congress on 24th February, bringing home Kyle of Lochalsh Club's first trophy! 

Jennifer Frances  and John Mills won two bottles of wine for being top Bronze  pair in the main pairs tournament. They came a highly creditable ninth overall.

 Sara Spode and Miriam Drysdale each won a box of biscuits in the raffle....

 

ECatsBridge Charity Challenge Cup
ECatsBridge Charity Challenge Cup

Charity Challenge Simultaneous Pairs; run by ecatsbridge.com.

10 pairs participated. Including a new four players coming from Lochcarron. We raised £159 for the RNLI and had a good evening. 

Photos from our recent Bridge Day
Photos from our recent Bridge Day

20 club members enjoyed a bidding Quiz on Saturday morning with the overall winners of the Quiz being Gill and Steve Terry.

Bridge Day was 3rd February
Bridge Day was 3rd February

Overall winners of an enjoyable Bidding Quiz were Gill and Steve Terry, pictured here with Bea MacDonald. For more information about the event go to the News Page.

The winners of our 2018 Bridge Day
The winners of our 2018 Bridge Day

John Mills and Jennifer Frances, winners,  playing against Robert and Sara Spode, runners-up,  in the pairs tournament.

Kim's away
Kim's away

Kim Jones from Australia played with us all summer. She's now off on her travels before returning home to Holbrok, New South Wales, where she promises she will join her granny in the weekly Rubber's sessions in the local pub.  We wished her all the best and gave her 2 packs of cards with highland cows and a map of Scotland to remember us by. 

Eli from NY
Eli from NY

Eli Berger from New York city joined us one evening in August.

Before we started with BridgeTabs!
Before we started with BridgeTabs!

John Mills scoring the hard way.....

All smiles with David McLeod visiting
All smiles with David McLeod visiting

Rev David McLeod visited us on Thursday 22nd August '17  and taught 8 players Roman Keycard Blackwood, then a few prepared hands together. Huge thanks to him for ongoing patient support and instruction. He'll be back to teach and help again on Thursday 26th October. 

Mini RNLI fund raiser at Miriam's
Mini RNLI fund raiser at Miriam's

Miriam held a small RNLI fundraiser at her house. 8 members played Chicago style and enjoyed afternoon tea. £113.50 was raised in total for the RNLI. Hopefully next year....a proper big fundariser! 

Maggie (in the van) and her gang!
Maggie (in the van) and her gang!

Maggie Davidson has been enjoying Bridge at Kyle over the last few months while staying in the area in her camper van. Maggie has very kindly been giving some instruction and John and Ank have been enjoying the classes. We all wish Maggie a safe journey home and look forward to seeing her again next year.

Our TD by the pool
Our TD by the pool

 Robert Spode relaxing (?) on holiday!

Jane Camp playing with John Warner at Armadale

Sue Egerton and Ank Carins at Armadale with the American visitors

Receiving their prizes after the return day to Inverness
Receiving their prizes after the return day to Inverness

Jane Stevenson, Maggie Davidson, Margaret Telford, MaryJane Campbell, Ann Jagger and John Cope. 

The winning team of four from Kyle of Lochalsh receiving their prizes from organiser Margaret Telford and tournament director John Cope. 

Liz McGowan’s visit to KoLBC