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.
United Services Recreation Club players from Hong Kong returned to Penang for the third interclub friendly match. The morning session was very tightly contended but after a very satisfying lunch Penang A team pulled ahead and won. They become the first winners of the Frances Yeo Cup.
Players from Hong Kong URSC returned to Penang for a friendly competition on Tursday 1st October. The morning was cloely contested with top teams from Penang and USRC scoring almost equally. In the afternoon session, after a sumptuous buffet lunch the home team raced ahead to win the match. They will be the first winners of the Frances Yeo Cup.
Club players Alan Orchard, Lee Fee Khoon, Richard Bright and Ruth Bright exceeded all expectations to finish well above mid way in the 2019 Royal Lake Club Congress attended by players from Malaysia, Singapore, China and Japan. Click on this link to follow their ups and downs on every board.
Long standing members of the bridge fraternity in Penang will remember Rebecca Tan. Who by all accounts was a formidable bridge player. Or more laterly her daughter Pauline Yong who for a while partnered Fee Khoon.
Now Pauline's husband has kindly gifted a trophy to the Penang Club Bridge Section. The trophy will be played for annually at an event known as the 'Penang Open Pairs Competition'. The competition is open to all bridge players in Penang with provision to extend to other playrs if there is spare capacity. Please see the attached flyer for information about the event. Click here for details.
Eight members of the Penang Club Bridge Section travelled to Kuching for the Kuching Bridge Club's annual congress. A fun time was had by all.
On 21st June the bridge section held a surprise birthday lunch for it's oldest member, Rose Jones, following the morning's play.
Pictured are Fred Daley, Evelyn O'Donnel, Lee Fee Khoon and Alan Orchard receiving second prize from MCBA Secretary David Law. The competition was played on 3rd March 2019