President – Dorothy Collins, VP - Joan Valkenburg, Hon. Sec. - Fionnuala Duddy, Hon. Treasurer - Philip O’Dwyer, Hon. Membership Sec. -Oliver Rye, Hon. Tournament Dir.- Janet O'Huiginn. Committee Members: Ciaran O'Huiginn, Nancy Malone, Ursula O'Connell, Vera McCague, George Kavanagh, Yvonne Sheerin.
Congratulations from all club members go to Kay, on a great year of Bridge.
Congratulations to the BCBC Team - Winners of the Massey League A section!
For the 3rd year running.
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Well done to Chantal McCabe, Frances Kelly, and Sarann Doyle and Kaye F Sheridan
Well done Philip O'Dwyer and Ciaran O'Huiginn winners of the Intermediate Pairs in Bray recently!
Congratulations to 2019 Memorial Trophy Winners Do Kavanagh & Jemma Costello! Well played Ladies!
Runners up, Dorothy Collins & Mary Toomey 3rd Philip O 'Dwyer & Ciaran O'Huiginn, 4th Nancy Malone & Phil McMahon, 5th Maura Byrne & Mary Murray 6th, Cathy Halpin & Aine Doyle
Congratulations to 2018, Dunne Trophy Winners Kay Meade and Nance O Mahony
All Competitions require pre-entry and commence at 7.15 pm. Sharp.
Members are responsible for putting their names on the competition list and MUST notify theTournament Director if unable to play in any pre-entry competition.
To be eligible to win a prize in a major Competition members must have played on 4 club nights prior to that event, during the current club year
The origin of playing cards:
The origin of playing cards was in China and dates back to around the year 1120.
Originally, cards were used for fortune telling and gambling.
Cards were introduced into Italy and Spain around 1370, probably coming from Egypt.
Tarot cards, used for fortune telling, were introduced in Italy in 1440.
The origin of Bridge:
The origin of Bridge can be traced back to a card game 1st played in the 16th century, what was the name of that game?
= "Whist" - The 1st entirely devoted to Whist was written by Edmund Hoyle in 1742