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Committee Meeting - 19 February 2020

Can we please remind all members that any items for inclusion on the Agenda

for the next Committee Meeting must be sent to the Secretary

in writing by no later than Wednesday 5 February 2020.

Welcome to Barnsley Bridge Club
Come and Join Us

♣   ♠   Welcome to Barnsley Bridge Club  ♣   ♠ 


The Club meets regularly at Shaw Lane Sports Club, home of Barnsley Cricket Club and Rugby Club.

Bridge sessions are held on the following days at the following times :

        Mondays 1.00 pm to 4.15 pm

        Wednesdays 7.00 pm to 10.15 pm    

        Fridays 1.00pm to 4.00 pm (winter only)

New members are always welcome, and we pride ourselves on being 'beginner friendly'.

Anyone who joins Barnsley Bridge Club automatically becomes a member of Shaw Lane Sports Club.

We aim to play 21 - 27 boards on Monday afternoons and Friday afternoons, starting at 1.00pm prompt and aiming to finish around 4.15pm.

Single players are always welcolme on Mondays and Fridays and all members are expected to be respectful of less experienced players so that the session can be enjoyed by all.

We aim to play 24 - 28 boards on a Wednesday evening, starting at 7.00pm prompt and aiming to finish around 10.15pm. You must however arrive with a playing partner to take part in the Wednesday evening sessions. 

All players are asked to be seated and ready to play 10 minutes prior to the start of each session to assist the scorer.

Please note that Barnsley Bridge Club operates a  'Members Only' policy for Simultaneous Pairs events.

Yorkshire League Results - Sunday 16 February

Unfortunately both Barnsley teams were well beaten in their respective away games today.

Barnsley A lost 15 - 5 to a very strong Leeds E team who are currently top of Division 6.

Barnsley B lost 20 - 0 to Huddersfield E who are also pushing for promotion from Division 10.

The final league games are on Sunday 8 March 2020.


Bernard & Mary Holmes Shield 2020
Bernard & Mary Holmes Shield 2020

Congratulations to Freda & David Houghton winners with 65.28%

shown here receiving the shield from our Chairman John Briggs.




Following the Committee Meeting on Wednesday 20th November 2019

please be advised that drawing cards to decide seating positions will no longer be done.

Members will now be able to sit wherever they wish on a first come first served basis.

Provision will still of course still be made to accommodate our less mobile members with

North / South seating positions as has always been the case.

Monday Bridge

"Relaxed" Bridge sessions take place on Monday afternoons.
No partner is required, however you may not be able to play, unless you can be accommodated on a half table.

Please be aware that these are not teaching sessions.
Please arrive by 12.50pm for a prompt 1pm start.


If you are looking for a playing partner on a

Monday Afternoon, Wednesday Evening or Friday Afternoon

and you are not sure who might be available to play

then please feel free to contact me

and I will endeavour to find a partner on your behalf.


Steve Cartwright - Secretary

07766 331123


Handicap Results

Note that Handicap result only shows the master points for the 'before handicap' situation, the 'After handicap' points for the Order of Merit are not explicitly shown. Negative handicaps are added and positive handicaps are subtracted when determining the after handicap result.

19th February 2020
Evening Bridge
7 pm
21st February 2020
Shaw Suite 1.00 pm.
24th February 2020
Afternoon Bridge
Afternoon Bridge
Scorer: John Briggs
Scorer: John Briggs
Evening Bridge
Scorer: John Briggs