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Simultaneous Pairs

The second heat of the 2019-20 Yorkshire Simultaneous Pairs competition saw an 8 table turnout.

Congratulations to Andrew Mitchell and David Longley who scored nearly 70% as top E/W pair.

Well done, also, Stephen Cordingley and Gay Barrett who finished first N/S.

Thanks to Gordon and David who officiated.

If you want to see how you fared against the rest of Yorkshire, look on the EBU website under Sims.

When all N/S & E/W were compared across the county, Andrew and David were 6th out of 220 pairs.

Irene & Christine, Tony & Mick and Stephen & Gay all freatured in the top 20%. 

Mentored Practice for Pairs

                                                    

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Brush Up Your Bridge

The club intends to run a course of lessons with the aim of helping members to improve their pairs partnership play. The course will be run by David Longley and Andrew Mitchell and will take place on Thursday mornings between 10.15 and 12.15 beginning on 5 March. Emphasis will be on the bidding and playing of selected hands, followed by discussion and analysis. The course will run for 8 weeks and there will be a total cost of £15 table money.

Participants will play as a pair, but we will try to match up anyone without a partner. All members at any level wanting to sharpen up their game will be welcome.

The course will only run if there is a minimum of 12 participants, hopefully more. This is an excellent opportunity for members to consolidate and improve their play with a partner

To participate please email David Longley (david.longley47@yahoo.co.uk) or sign the list at the club.

 

Sunday Teams

Our teams ventured out to play in Storm Dennis on Sunday 16th February with mixed results. Playing at home, the A team drew 10-10 against Beauchief B, while the B team lost 8-12 against York E. Playing away, the C team won 4-16 against Settle while the D team lost 13-7 to Wakefield E.

Halifax Bridge Club

Welcome to the website of the club that offers duplicate bridge sessions for young and old. The club has its own private premises and is well established, providing duplicate bridge sessions. It is a member of the English Bridge Union and the majority of the club events generate EBU Masterpoints. There are also occasional sessions that tie in with simultaneous county events. In addition to a comfortable playing area, the club has its own kitchen and licensed bar and there is ample free on-street-parking after 6pm.

Halifax Bridge Club has four teams of eight players that compete during the winter months in the Yorkshire Sunday League.

Hosted/Relaxed Bridge Sessions

Tuesday afternoons are hosted by the Director. Learners, newcomers and visitors are positively welcomed. A small amount of help can be given to absolute beginners or those unfamiliar with duplicate. Please be there for 12.50pm.

Wednesday evening sessions are hosted on a "Last Person Standing" basis. i.e. the last person to arrive at the club without a partner becomes the host.

Friday evening sessions are hosted by the Director, there is no visitor surcharge and help is freely available. Please be there for 6.50pm.

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Calendar
18th February 2020
Tue 1pm Gentle Hosted
18th February 2020
Tue 7pm
19th February 2020
Wed 7pm
  (Partner?)
20th February 2020
Thu 7pm
21st February 2020
Fri 7pm Gentle Hosted
24th February 2020
Mon 7pm Random Teams/Pairs Hosted
Results
Mon 7pm Teams
Fri 7pm Gentle Hosted
Margery Cartwright Yorkshire Sim Pairs
Wed 7pm
Tue 1pm Gentle Hosted
Tue 7pm