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Please note that the bridge Christmas lunch is on Friday 13 December, plus there will be mince pies and mulled wine on Wednesday 18 December.  More details to follow nearer the time.

We need more Directors - are you interested?
 
The charge to attend the training is £232, but as we are in need of more directors and funds are good, Brentham Bridge Club will pay for you to qualify as a Director if you are prepared to undertake the training (and are a member of the Brentham Club).
 
Please express your interest to a committee member and we will move this matter forwards.  The last person to qualify was Mike Ritchings and we already have Jane A'Court booked to part in the Directors training detailed below:
 
There is a training course running at Richmond Bridge Club over 4 Saturdays (all day sessions):
 

18 January 2020: How to run Club Duplicate

1 February 2020: Book rulings part 1

29 February 2020: Book rulings part 2, judgement rulings

21 March 2020: Assessment

 
Hammersmith & District Bridge League
If you are interested in playing for Brentham Bridge Club please contact Jane A'Court (janeacourt777@gmail.com).
Matches are local and are played in peoples homes or club rooms in a friendly environment.
Looking for a partner on a Wednesday evening?

 Although hosting is discontinued on Wednesday evenings, if you are looking for a partner - ask Marlene, who will try to find you one. Text her on 07789 963944 or e-mail at Marlene.rose@imperial.ac.uk

 

COMPETITION RULES

For competition rules click on the Competitions tab above.

START TIME

Wednesday start at 7.25 p.m. 

Please be seated by 7.15 p.m.

 

Friday start at 9.45 a.m.  

Please be seated by 9.35 a.m.

 

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CONTACT FOR QUERIES

Either email:  brenthambridgeclub@gmail.com

or 

Contact Peter Garvin at:

peterg2503@gmail.com 

Tel: 07794 601239 

RESULT QUERIES

If you believe there is an error in the scores please notify the Director before the session finishes.

WELCOME TO BRENTHAM BRIDGE CLUB WEBSITE: CHILDREN IN NEED SIMS NOV 8TH & 13TH: XMAS PARTIES DEC 13TH & 18TH.
THE BRENTHAM CLUB - EALING

38A Meadvale Rd, London W5 1NP

For Interactive Map click on Information then on How to find us

INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION

The Brentham Bridge Club is part of the Social Section of Brentham Club, the long established Sports Club on the Brentham estate. 

This was one of the first English Garden Suburbs, situated on the north side of Pitshanger Lane Ealing. Other sections of the club include cricket, football, tennis, snooker and bowls.

Further details can be found at www.brenthamclub.co.uk/.  Members also have access to the well-appointed bar.

The Bridge Club is affiliated to the EBU and the Middlesex County Bridge Association .

Using pre-dealt hands, we play on Wednesday evenings (19:25 start- 22:30 finish approx.). A relaxed session is held on Friday mornings (9:45 start - 12:45 finish approx.).

We play both sessions in the main hall which has disabled facilities and air-conditioning.     

A WARM WELCOME AWAITS

BRENTHAM BRIDGE CLUB - WEDNESDAY EVENING BRIDGE

The Wednesday evening bridge is very popular with players. We are a friendly and welcoming club for players of all standards. 

For the competitive amongst us, there are 7 competitions run throughout the year and we also participate in the Children in Need Simultaneous Pairs.

Bridgemates and computer scoring are used and the results are posted promptly onto our website.  EBU Master points are awarded.

Play starts at 19.25.  Please be seated by 19.15.  The finish is 22:30 approx.

BRENTHAM BRIDGE CLUB - FRIDAY RELAXED BRIDGE
Our Friday morning bridge session is played in a relaxed and friendly manner. Players of all standards are welcome . If you do not have a partner, we have a host so you will be guaranteed a game.
 
There is a 10 minute coffee break half way through the morning. The Brentham Cafe provides teas, coffees, snacks and cakes.
 
Bridgemates and computer scoring are used showing instant results which are posted onto our website. EBU Master points are awarded.

Start time 9:45 a.m. Please be seated by 9:35 - Finish 12:45 approx.

SEE YOUR RESULTS
Go to Results/Personal Analysis and click your name to see your performance over the last year.
 
2019 JOAN AND ROGER WRIGHT MIXED PAIRS CUP

The 2019 Joan and Roger Wright Mixed Pairs Cup was won by:

Janet Curtis and Philip Middlemast (59.23%)

Many congratulations.

Second were  Jenny and Colin Hearn (55.78%)

Third were  Lynne Thomas and Peter Garvin  (54.46%)

2019 BRENTHAM PAIRS CUP

The 2019 Brentham Pairs Cup was won by 

Colin Hearn & Mike Kaufmann (59.52%)

Many congratulations.

Second were: Barbara Kittle & Marlene Rose (55.95%)

Third were: Frankie Cable & Miriam Thomas (55.65%)

2019 EASTER EGG CUP

To add some extra spice to this event

the winning N/S and E/W pairs receive Easter Eggs. 

The top pairs were:

N/S: 1st   Jenny and Colin Hearn                             63.89%  

        2nd   Marian Diviney and David Carhart           61.62% . 

 

E/W: 1st  Barbara Fairbairn and Chris Haffernan   56.94%.

         2nd Janice and Jim Andrews                          55.83%.

Well played all.

2019 GRIMSHAW CUP

The 2019 Grimshaw Cup was held on 5 June and there was an extremely close result.  The top three pairs were separated by less than 1%.

Congratulations to winners who were Inge Veecock and Barbara Kittel with 57.94%.

Second were Mike Kaufmann and Colin Hearn with 57.54%.

Third were Peter Barnes-Hogget and Alun Lloyd with 57.14%.

2019 ALI MEGHANI CUP

The 2019 Ali Meghani Cup was won by

Peter Barnes-Hoggett and Alun Lloyd with an excellent 67.50%.

Many congratualtions.

2nd  Ken Butcher and Mike Richings with 60.00%

3rd  Ala Swietochowski and Paul Stevens with 59.58%.

2019 SHEILA BARNES CUP
2019 SHEILA BARNES CUP

Our first Cup competition of the year was won by:

Gudmundur Audunsson and Wiktor Staniaszek  63.43%

Many congratulations. 

2nd Janet Curtis and Philip Middlemast 57.41%

3rd Annie Hacket and Mike Kaufmann 56.35%

 

2018 CHAMPION PAIRS

Very well done to our 2018 Champion Pair:

Ala Swietochowski and Paul Stevens 

with an average of 59.28% .

2nd Gudmundur Audunsson and  Wiktor Staniaszek 57.20%

3rd Colin Hearn and Mike Kaufmann  56.80% 

2018 CHILDREN IN NEED SIMS
2018 CHILDREN IN NEED SIMS

There was an excellent turn out for our two Children in Need Simulaneous Pairs Events 

A FANTASTIC £300 HAS BEEN RAISED FOR THIS BRILLIANT CHARITY

MANY THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS AND KIND HEARTED PLAYERS 

The club winners on Friday 9th November were:

N/S [1]  Pauline and Doug Orpin (61.36%) 

[2] Carolyn and Don Noble (59.32%)   

E/W [1] Claude Simpson and Gillian Zielinski (64.75%)            

[2] Catherine Rogers and Richard Yeo (57.75%)      

              National results : 55 clubs participated (873 pairs).The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

        29th Claude Simpson and Gillian Zielinski (63.20%)

52nd   Pauline and Doug Orpin (61.46%)        

         67th Carolyn and Don Noble (60.52%)    

Friday Players: To see how you did Nationally click on the link below

(for EW players click on the NS heading, it will then automatically change to EW) :

https://www.simpairs.com/localranking.asp?session=003633&ClubId=DDGJGGO4r06unzO4vqtrPy7oDFDLIJKIEED

 

The club winners on Wednesday 14th November were:

        N/S [1] Gilly Cardiff and Peter Griffin (59.23%)

                [2] Ali El-Agraa and Ian Fulda (55.95%)

E/W [1] Irene Fine and Saleem Sachak (64.58%)

               [2]  Liz Stevens and Mike Kaufmann (55.06%)

National results : (115) clubs  participated (1997 pairs).The top ranked Brentham pairs are :

      40th Irene Fine and Saleem Sachak (64.72%)

        331th  Liz Stevens and Mike Kaufmann (57.28%) 

387th  Gudmundur Audunsson and Wiktor Staniaszek (56.43%)

     Wednesday Players:  To see how you did Nationally click on the link below:

(for EW players click on the NS heading that appears it will then automatically change to EW) :

https://www.simpairs.com/localranking.asp?session=006143&ClubId=DDJEHGO4r06unzO4vqtrPy7oDFDLIJKIEED

 

 

HOSTING AND DIRECTING

Many thanks to all those who volunteer to host on a Friday session or be the director for the Wednesday and/or Friday sessions.

The host does not pay to play on that day.

If the host does not play their next visit is free.

The Director does not pay, however their partner is required to pay.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

There are three types of bridge player, those that can count and those that can't.

USEFUL LINKS

Use the EBU link on the left hand side of this page for interesting, topical, local and amusing items. 

Calendar
16th October 2019
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Mike K
18th October 2019
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9.45 am
Director: Colin
Host: Richard
23rd October 2019
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL 7.25 pm
Director: Mike R
25th October 2019
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL 9.45 am
Director: Mike
Host: Claude
Results
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL
Director: Annie
Host: TBA
Duplicate Bridge (Joan and Roger Wright Mixed Pairs Cup)
MAIN HALL
Director: Colin
Friday Relaxed Bridge
MAIN HALL
Director: Colin
Host: TBA
Duplicate Bridge
MAIN HALL
Director: Colin