Malcolm examines a hand at the recent Felixstowe congress which involved defending against an unusual system. Click on SuffolkAtTheNationals to read more.
Are you one of Suffolk's 'missing' bridge players who is consistently left in the dark about local competitions and news?
Up to 200 of the county's 1,000 EBU members could be affected because information, such as an inaccurate email address, is on the EBU database - or simply does not exist.
The good news is that you can check and, if necessary, update your personal details. To find out how click on MISSING
Welcome to Suffolk Bridge's new website which will bring you results, news and much more besides.
The county now has one dedicated website - www.suffolkbridge.co.uk - as opposed to the two which existed before. It is hosted by Bridgewebs, whose package of bridge friendly software is used by most clubs and counties.
add it to your favourites!
Richard Evans & Paul Rickard are the new webmasters running Suffolk's dedicated bridge website.
If you would like to publicise a forthcoming event or submit a news item for this website click Richard or Paul
Mike Sherer & Rick Hanley and Jeff Orton & Andre Gray with Chris Rickard
The third Suffolk bridge lunch attracted 40 players from all over the county. A fabulous two course meal and wine, prepared by Gerry Ford and his daughter Emma, was followed by 27 boards.
Richard Evans & Paddy Lockwood from Stansfield finished top ahead of Jan Wynne & Jim Sawyer, with Jill & Roger Tattersfield. Many thanks to Jill for organising another successful event and to Gerry & Emma for a delicious lunch. To see all the scores and boards played click on RESULT.
Ever wondered why we play bridge? Well, here’s the (not very surprising) answer...
A survey has been conducted into why people play bridge, with researchers at Stirling University analysing responses from more than 6,000 players.
The study, undertaken in association with English Bridge Education & Development, has resulted in a 24 page report whose conclusions are hardly earth shattering.
“Overall it was found that people play bridge because they enjoy it – either it is fun, or they enjoy the challenges the competitive game presents, and that it provides a sociable and friendly atmosphere,” the report concludes.
To see the full report click on ENJOY