MANCHESTER BRIDGE CLUB
Now firmly established in our new home premises at
81 WELLINGTON ROAD, FALLOWFIELD, MANCHESTER M14 6BN
(See yellow tab 2nd from top left for directions)
Ring the club on 0161 445 3712 or Dave on 07717 252114 for any clarification
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The 2019 Buffett Cup took place in China this year, in the southern coastal city of Haikou, capital of Hainan Province.
Starting on 24th April and running until 28th April, the competition included a team from Europe, the United States and China, each team consisting of 8 players. The Buffett Cup is similar to the prestigious Ryder Cup of golf and Davis Cup of tennis. Each squad has a number of players who compete in multiple formats. The outcome of the event is determined by the aggregate results of the segments.
First held in 2006, the Buffett Cup consists of pairs, teams, and individual competitions. The event is named after world-renowned businessman Warren Buffett, lifelong bridge devotee and competitor.
This year there were two English Pairs playing for Europe:
For more information about the event visit the Buffett Cup website.
The final result saw the USA team in first place with 972.3 and Jason and Justin's European team coming a very close second with 967.7.
Schapiro Spring Foursomes
Preston Blue Point Pairs
Teltscher Trophy Result
The Teltscher Trophy - the 'senior Camrose' competition - took place in April. This year the event was held in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The England team (pictured from left to right: Norman Selway, Gunnar Hallberg, Paul Hackett, Brian Senior, John Holland, David Mossop and NPC Simon Cochemé) were victorious, winning all 10 matches on the way to the trophy.
Last year's champions Scotland were runners up.
AGM of MANCHESTER BRIDGE CLUB
Sunday 7th April 2019
Members attending participated in a brief round-up by Jeff of last years' exciting news items culminating in the move to Fallowfield. This was followed by a delicious supper prepared and served by Eylem and a duplicate from 7.30pm.
Jeff's Review of 2018 Activities, Successes and Results are now under the yellow tab top left of this page marked "2019 AGM"
21 Feb 2019
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 six previous occasions, earned 26,361 points in 2018. Gary Hyett, was second with 21,699.
John also topped the Gold Point list.
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!
2019 / 20 Club Championship
This Wednesday Evening Individual Player Contest runs from
May 1st 2019 until the end of April 2020
2019 Tony Wood Cup
This Monday Evening Duplicate Pairs Contest runs from
May 2019 until the end of August 2019
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 him to find someone for you.
"We aim to please!!"
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If you would prefer not to be contacted please email Dave at the address below.
Tel: 0161 445 3712 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CURRENT ACTIVITIES FOR INTERMEDIATE PLAYERS
Manchester Bridge Club organises activities for players who are keen to improve and currently come to supervised play classes, the supervised intermediate duplicate or play in the lower divisions of the Manchester League.
There are a number of ongoing activities, all now being held at the new club venue in Fallowfield:-
♠ Monday Evening Duplicate (7.30pm)
♠ Wednesday Evening Duplicate (7.30pm)
♠ Thursday Evenings - Swiss Pairs (7.30pm)
Swiss Pairs is suitable for all standards of play as after the first round pairs are matched against players of a similar standard. It's great fun and a good way for less experienced players to have the chance to play with more expert people and gain confidence.
(See calendar on the home page for the week to week detailed information)
...........plus the JOHN BIRD MEMORIAL CUP. This competition runs annually from January through to the end of May each year where the pair with the best 12 scores over the period will be the winners!
............and the MERTON CANTOR CUP which runs from October through to the end of December - best 7 individual results!
♠ INTERMEDIATE SUNDAY SEMINAR WORKSHOPS with OLLIE BURGESS from 2.30pm to 5pm
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY - OLLIE'S SEMINAR WORKSHOPS:
NEW 2019 Dates coming soon.........
♠ CURRENT COMPETITIONS
(See Home Page)
♠ COMPLETE BEGINNERS COURSES
If you know people who would like to learn how to play Bridge please let them know that there are courses for complete beginners held both in the evening and during the day at regular intervals throughout the year.
(See Beginners Page for full details)
Any enquiries please contact David Debbage at Manchester Bridge Club
Tel: 0161 445 3712
Mobile: 07717 252114