Penang Club players compete in and do well in the MCBA National Competition. Mixed pairs event was played on 2nd March. Barbara Williams and Jorva Hamilton came 3rd in the competion. On 3rd March the National Teams Competition was held and Alan Orchard, Lee Fee Khoon, Fred Daley and Evelyn O'Donnel were runners up in the competition.
We play Duplicate Bridge every Friday morning at 09:00 in the Sunken Veranda, Penang Club, George Town, Penang.
We have a range of abilities amongst our players and we encourage a friendly and respectful approach at the table for the enjoyment of all.
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Please note that the Penang Club is a private members club. The bridge section welcomes visitors to come along and play bridge, however we must comply with the rules of the club.
Firstly non-members must be signed in as a guest of one of the members so please let us know if you wish to participate by giving us your name and the date you wish to play in advance.
Secondly guests are asked to comply with the dress code for the Sunken Veranda which is smart casual. Gentlemen are asked to wear long trousers, closed shoes and a collared shirt or T-shirt.
Effective from 1 March 2019 major renovation work is taking place at the club. The Sunken Veranda is out of commission until further notice. Efforts are taking place to find an alternative venue. Regular players will be notified via the group WhatsApp messaging system. Visitors please contact Alan Orchard by email alan.orchard.ao@gmail for latest information if wishing to join us for a game.
Pictured are Fred Daley, Evelyn O'Donnel, Lee Fee Khoon and Alan Orchard receiving second prize from MCBA Secretarl David Law. The competition was played on 3rd March 2019
In the friendly interclub match played in Hong Kong on Friday 11th January honour was restored when a Penang Team won the match. With the score at one match all, USRC will return to Penang in June determined to restore their winning position.
Each games section at the Penang Club has a competition to determine the Champion Player(s) for that section. This year the competition for the the bridge section was held on Friday 28th September. The bridge was open to all players as normal but the highest scoring pair who are both club members are declared the champions. This year's winners were Alan Orchard anf Lee Fee Khoon.
For the year 2018/2019 the format for determinng the club champions will be decided using a different format. See under Competitions in the menu on the left for details.
In a tightly contested friendly match a team from USRC just pipped a team from Penang Club to win by 134VPS to 127. Everyone enjoyed the day and we all look forward to a return match at USRC in the future.