MANCHESTER BRIDGE CLUB.
We are still at 30 Palatine Road, Didsbury, M20 3JJ. for weekday Rubber Bridge, Wednesday Night Supervised & Club Duplicate plus Weekend Bridge Activities...
...and at The Gold Room. Grosvenor Casino, Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre for all Duplicates, Team Activities and Beginners Classes on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
......BUT WE ARE MOVING FROM 2ND JANUARY AND WILL, THEN, NO LONGER BE AT EITHER PALATINE ROAD OR THE CASINO.
(See Centre Column on this page)
Ring us on 0161 445 3712 for any clarification
or email email@example.com
5th-6th January 2019
Victoria and Albert Hotel Spinningfields
Manchester's Friendly Flagship Event
Visit www.manchesterbridge.org.uk for full details
Ben Franks Pairs
European Mixed Teams Trials
The play-offs for the team to represent England in the European Mixed event took place on 8-9th Dec. at the Young Chelsea Bridge Club. Congratulations to Michael Byrne playing with Fiona Brown, Frances Hinden, Graham Osborne, Sally Brock and Barry Myers who won both their semi-final and final matches convincingly. The European event will be in Lisbon in February.
Congratulations to Josh Clarke and Daniel Kelsall for coming second in the Swiss Pairs at the Scottish Congress in Peebles.
11 Dec 2018 | Internationals
This weekend the Senior Trials take place at West Midlands Bridge Club.
Manchester players participating are John Holland in the Hackett team and Alan Mould and Gary Hyett
The winning team will be chosen to represent England in the Teltscher Trophy, set to be held in Edinburgh Scotland, 5th-7th April 2019.
Coverage of the event will be shown on Bridge Base Online starting at 10.45 on Saturday.
For full details on eligibility criteria and entries:
Senior World Championship
Tollemache - Manchester Qualify
CHECK OUT MICHAEL NEWMAN'S NEW TIPS FROM HANDS PLAYED IN NOVEMBER........
(See the yellow tab above left "NEW - TIPS FOR NOVEMBER 2018")
Every month Michael Newman selects three hands played at the Club during that month and comments on the bidding and play offering invaluable hints and tips on how they should have been played!
You can check out not only the current month but also the archive of all previous editions.
Autumn is the busiest time of year for bridge lessons, and this month many have started around the country at bridge clubs, and with independent teachers.
In a humorous column for the Sunday Times, Jeremy Clarkson has written about his recent attempts to learn to play to bridge - with varying degrees of success, confusion, and inebriation.
CLUB CHAMPION 2018
Congratulations to EVE LIGHTHILL on becoming our 2018 Club Champion.
This Club Senior Individual Player Contest has been achieved by coming top on Wednesday Evenings over the 12 months period between April 2017 and May 2018.
Well Done Eve!
MCBA Player of the Year
20 Feb 2018 | Clubs | Youth
John Holland has regained the Sunday Telegraph Salver, for the most Master Points earned in the calendar year.
John, who has won the competition on five previous occasions, earned 21,251 points in 2017. The 2016 winner, Mike Bell, was second with 20,604 and Michael Byrne was third with 18,929.
2017 Annual Leaderboard; 2017
2018 / 19 Club Championship
This Wednesday Evening Individual Player Contest is running from
May 1st 2018 until the end of April 2019
2018 Cheadle Royal Cup
This Monday Evening Duplicate Pairs Contest is running from
September 2018 until the end of December 2018
The Winning Pair on Monday,
Wednesday and Thursday Evenings
can claim their
NEXT BRIDGE NIGHT FREE!!
Here at Manchester Bridge Club we can always find you a playing partner but please arrive in good time to allow us to find someone suited to your ability. If you arrive at the last minute you may have to take "pot luck"! Alternatively please phone David ahead of the session to ask them to find someone for you.
"We aim to please!!"
Are you receiving the Bridge Club e-Mails & Newsletter?
If not - please let Jeff know so he can make sure you are included.
If you would prefer not to be contacted please email Jeff at the address below.
Tel: 0161 445 3712 or firstname.lastname@example.org
From 2nd January 2019
we will have moved to………..
MANCHESTER BRIDGE CLUB
81 WELLINGTON ROAD
Tel: 0161 445 3712 (as before)
The New Club is easy to get to from the main arterial roads in South Manchester
and is less than a mile from Palatine Rd.
https://goo.gl/maps/zep3LKiZkw72 (Click to see map)
From Altrincham / Hale take the M56, straight on to Princess Parkway (A5103), right on to Mauldeth Rd West.,
after just over ½ mile turn left on Wellington Rd.
The Club is about 200 yds on the right opposite Withington High School for Girls.
From Cheadle, Stockport get on to M60 exiting north towards Manchester onto Princess Parkway,
right on to Mauldeth Rd West, after just over ½ mile turn left on Wellington Rd.
From Didsbury, Parrs Wood, Burnage and Heaton Moor/Mersey take the A34/ Kingsway north,
turn left on Mauldeth Rd West and 2nd right after crossing Wilmslow Rd on to Wellington Rd.
EITHER take the A34 south and turn right at Mauldeth Rd. West. Take second right on to Wellington Rd.
OR take Princess Rd south from Mancunian Way (A5103), turn left onto Mauldeth Rd West
at Hough End Playing Fields. After just over ½ mile turn left on to Wellington Rd.
Via public transport, the bus stops near the junction of Wilmslow Rd and Granville Rd
(near Shell petrol station) are the closest. Walk along Granville Rd, turn left on Wellington Rd.
The Club is on the left opposite Withington High School for Girls.
NEW PREMISES IN PROGRESS!
SANTA CLAUS PAIRS
THIS SUNDAY 16th DECEMBER
1.30pm for prompt 2pm start
This is a Two Session Pairs Event.
Festive drink on arrival
The highlight between sessions is always our
SUMPTUOUS CHRISTMAS BUFFET
Coffee / Tea & Mince Pies during the prize giving…
….and everyone goes home with a gift!
Entry fee: £30 per player
Entries to Jeff Morris at Manchester Bridge Club,
30 Palatine Rd, Manchester M20 3JJ
Tel: 0161 445 3712
LIMITED ENTRIES - PLEASE BOOK EARLY
♥ SUNDAY 16th DECEMBER
at Palatine Road 2pm
♣ WEDNESDAY 19th DECEMBER
PETER ADER TROPHY
at Palatine Road 7.30pm
FRIDAY 21st DECEMBER to TUESDAY 1st JANUARY
CLUB CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS
♦ WEDNESDAY 2nd JANUARY
7.30 FIRST CLUB DUPLICATE AT OUR NEW HOME!!
(Manchester Bridge Club, 81 Wellington Road,
Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6BN)
♥ TUESDAY 8th JANUARY at 7.30pm
Manchester Bridge Club, 81 Wellington Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6BN
(This is our new home from 2nd January 2019 which we will share with
Fallowfield Bowling and Lawn Tennis Club)
This Course offers the best lessons in the county,
and is run by David Debbage, one of England's leading experienced Bridge teachers.
The course consists of two four week modules
at a cost of £50 for each module.
The first four lessons concentrate on Play
and the second four lessons on Bidding
Manchester Bridge Club runs a series of Foundation Courses for those interested in learning to play Bridge in a relaxed and very sociable environment,
Lessons last for approximately 2 hours with a break for refreshments provided by the Club at half time.
Please contact David or Jeff at the Club on 0161 445 3712, David on 07717252114 or email email@example.com for details and to secure your place.
EVERY MONDAY AFTERNOON
(at our Parrs Wood Casino Venue)
Come and play in our enjoyable
Supervised Duplicate with Brief Lesson at 1pm
There's a brief lesson first with Dave Debbage, then duplicate aiming to finish by 4.15pm.
Guests always welcome & Partners found!
Monday afternooners Christmas Meal!
EVERY MONDAY EVENING
CLUB DUPLICATE at 7.30pm
(at our Parrs Wood Casino Venue)
(Including the 2018 Cheadle Royal Cup Duplicate Pairs competition from Sept to end of December.)
EVERY TUESDAY EVENING
7.30pm to 10.30pm
......FOR IMPROVERS AT ALL LEVELS!!
Enjoy a short lesson with Dave Debbage
Relaxed Supervised Personalised Duplicate
Manchester Bridge Club positively encourages new and improving players and has an on-going series of Foundation Courses for Beginners and Improvers.
Guests are always welcome.
WEDNESDAY 19th DECEMBER
One Session Pairs Event with Trophy presentation at the end of the evening.
Open to all
Plus separate supervised session at 7.30pm
EVERY THURSDAY EVENING
Suitable for all - great fun!