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Newsletter No 58, May 2016

 NEW  Click here for the latest newsletter. Hard copies will be available in the club house from Wednesday, 4 May 2016.

American Supper

The American Supper takes place on every third Saturday of the month.

NEXT SUPPER - Saturday, 21 May 2016 at 7.00pm.

Gentle Duplicate
Tuesdays  7:30 PM    Downstairs
Singles welcome
Staffordshire & Shropshire Contract Bridge Association

The headquarters of the County Bridge Association are based in our club house. Click here to go to the County website.

Facebook

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Unit 4,  Shaw Park Business Village
Shaw Road

WOLVERHAMPTON  WV10 9LE

01902 424422
 

"The Great British Bridge Scandal"

NEW

BBC Radio Afternoon Drama presented "The Great British Bridge Scandal" by Deborah Davis on Friday, 29 April 2016 at 14.15. The play is based on a true story and is set in 1965 in the World Bridge Championship in Buenos Aires and the american team believe they have cracked a code. Could it be true that two british players are guilty of cheating?

You can listen to the programme on BBC iplayer or using the link http://bbc.in/1mPV5fb . The programme is available until 29 May 2016.

Winter Handicap Competition 2015- 2016 Winner
Winter Handicap Competition  2015- 2016 Winner

NEW Congratulations to Mike Barlow, winner of the Winter Handicap Competition 2015-16. Mike just beat runner up, Jim Marchant, by two points to retain the title he previously shared with Graham Blower.

Roy Edwards Celebration Teams of Four Competition
Roy Edwards Celebration Teams of Four Competition

NEW   We are expecting a full house in our club for this celebration 'Teams of Four' competition on Sunday, 15 May, 2016. If you have not yet entered, please do so as soon as possible to ensure your place. 

Any club member who can help to ensure a smooth and pleasant day is asked to contact Ron Stevenson. Help, no matter how small, is requested with catering, the bar, tidying, communication and general administration.

This competition has been arranged to celebrate the outstanding contribution made by Roy Edwards to the game of bridge. Roy died in October, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. Approximately 40% of entry fees will go to prizes and the balance will be donated to Compton Hospice.

We would like to share our personal anecdotes about Roy during this day of celebration. All members wishing to share their memories are asked to submit them in writing to either Anna Lis, tel 01902 831199 or Ron Stevenson, tel 01902 751337. 

Click here for further details and the entry form  

Annual General Meeting 2016

NEW The Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, 12 June 2016, commencing at 2:00pm.  Any member wishing to propose a motion to the meeting should give two weeks written notice to the club Secretary, Jackie Bannister. The club constitution can be found in the left side menu.

All members attending are invited to join the AGM Pairs competition following the meeting. 

Interested in learning Bridge ?
The remaining sessions of the Beginners Course, which started in September 2015, will now take the form of supervised play. Anyone interested in joining the sessions to support the new players, or to improve their play, is very welcome.
If you are interested in attending come along on each Thursday evening, or for further information, contact Val Lupton on tel 01922 419190.
A Gentle Reminder......

 We are keen to ensure that we remain a friendly club. Please click here to find the EBU code for best behaviour at the bridge table.

Hosts for Monday afternoon or Tuesday upstairs

If you want a partner at short notice for either of these sessions then click here for details.

Need a Partner ?

If you are looking for a partner for ANY of the upstairs sessions during the week then  email John Withers or text  him on 07946 715013, with your name and session details.

Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
List of Competition Winners

Winter Handicap 2015-16 -  Mike Barlow

Winter teams 2015-16 - Roger Keane, Rod Ewan, Paul Cutler and Geoff Davies

Mixed Pairs 2016 - Roma Smith and Trevor Freeman

Yuletide Pairs 2015 - Gillian Allsop & David Clarke

Championship Pairs 2015 - Linda Curtis & Norman Jones

Ladies Pairs 2015 - Roma Smith & Annette Lucas

Mens Pairs 2015 - Trevor Freeman & Jeffrey Jones 

Summer Handicap 2015 - Julie Rissbrook 

Summer Teams 2015-  Roger Keane, Paul Cutler, Geoff Davies, Rod Ewan

Anniversary Pairs 2015 - Mike Cornes & Annette Lucas

Johnny O Friendship Cup 2015 - John Whilton and Barrie Jones

AGM Pairs 2015 - Linda Curtis & Alma Richards  

Express & Star Novice Trophy 2015 - Roy Jennings & Barrie Tykiff 

Calendar
15th May 2016
Roy Edwards memorial Teams
19th May 2016
Summer Teams (1)
12th June 2016
AGM
Results
4th May 2016
Wednesday Handicap
Scorer: Graham Blower
3rd May 2016
TUESDAY PAIRS
Scorer: john withers
3rd May 2016
Gentle Duplicate Tue 3 May
Scorer: john withers
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
List of Competition Winners

Winter Handicap 2015-16 -  Mike Barlow

Winter teams 2015-16 - Roger Keane, Rod Ewan, Paul Cutler and Geoff Davies

Mixed Pairs 2016 - Roma Smith and Trevor Freeman

Yuletide Pairs 2015 - Gillian Allsop & David Clarke

Championship Pairs 2015 - Linda Curtis & Norman Jones

Ladies Pairs 2015 - Roma Smith & Annette Lucas

Mens Pairs 2015 - Trevor Freeman & Jeffrey Jones 

Summer Handicap 2015 - Julie Rissbrook 

Summer Teams 2015-  Roger Keane, Paul Cutler, Geoff Davies, Rod Ewan

Anniversary Pairs 2015 - Mike Cornes & Annette Lucas

Johnny O Friendship Cup 2015 - John Whilton and Barrie Jones

AGM Pairs 2015 - Linda Curtis & Alma Richards  

Express & Star Novice Trophy 2015 - Roy Jennings & Barrie Tykiff 

Calendar
15th May 2016
Roy Edwards memorial Teams
19th May 2016
Summer Teams (1)
12th June 2016
AGM
Results
4th May 2016
Wednesday Handicap
Scorer: Graham Blower
3rd May 2016
TUESDAY PAIRS
Scorer: john withers
3rd May 2016
Gentle Duplicate Tue 3 May
Scorer: john withers