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Phone - 01372 815162 - or email John Cumming (john.cumming2@ntlworld.com) for details of the upcoming term.

The Night of the Stars

The auction for the Night of the Stars took place at Richmond Bridge Club in November and early next year the big event is again at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability in February.  John Cumming will be playing with Thor Eric Hoftaniska.  Fantastic!!

Health & Safety
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"Playing chess, bridge or a musical instrument significantly lowers the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, according to the most comprehensive study to examine the benefits of challenging intellectual activity among the elderly."
-The Washington Post, June 19, 2003

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"Bridge is such a sensational game that I wouldn’t mind being in jail if I had three cellmates who were decent players and who were willing to keep the game going 24 hours a day.”
-Warren Buffett, Investor and active tournament player

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"To be sure you have a "full deck" later in life, play bridge."
-Parade Magazine, May 16, 2004

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Snoopy is playing bridge when he’s called to fly into battle the Red Baron. The raging dogfight is brutal, as he reports to his commander. "Yes sir, everything went bad," he says. "Perhaps the captain can tell me what I did wrong." When he rejoins his bridge-playing buddies, Snoopy repeats the conversation to them, adding the captain’s advice: "He said I should have led low to the queen."
-Peanuts cartoon,  Snoopy's creator Charles Schulz was an avid bridge player

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"There is an adrenaline rush to this game that should be the subject of a scientific study."
-Peter Schneider, Walt Disney Studios

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"Remember when playing bridge was a sign you were becoming your parents?  It ranked right up there with golf, knitting and accordions.  And then, one day, you looked up and all those things were hip." -Albuquerque Journal, July 24, 2005