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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Great Pictures of the away trip to Kelly's Rosslare Hotel, 2019
Congratulations to 2018 Memorial Trophy Winners Cathy Halpin and Kay Curtin! Well played Ladies!
Runners up Carmel Gunning & Peggy Fitzpatrick, 3rd Mary Dillon & M ONeill, 4th Nancy Malone & Phil McMahon, 5th A Doyle & L Ryan, 6th D Harvey & A Carroll. Winners Best A's, A O'Byrne & S Kennedy, Best B's V McCague & P Cooper.
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