The York Bridge Club
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Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and with the safety of our members in mind, The York Bridge Club is now closed until further notice.

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21st September 2020
Monday Afternoon Pairs
Online 13:30
21st September 2020
Monday Evening Pairs
Online 7pm
22nd September 2020
Tuesday Evening Pairs
Online 7:15pm
25th September 2020
Friday Evening Pairs
Online 7:15pm
28th September 2020
Monday Afternoon Pairs
Online 13:30
28th September 2020
Monday Evening Pairs
Online 7pm
29th September 2020
Tuesday Evening Pairs
Online 7:15pm
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Competitions 2020
 
 
  Afternoon Pairs

Competitions will be run for each of the Monday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons sessions and will run from January - December each year.

In each case the winners will be the Pair who achieve the highest average score over their best 20 Events played.

The Monday winners will be awarded the Cantillon Cup,

 

 

  Thursday Evening Ladder

From 5th March 2020 we will produce handicapped results taking account of all sessions held on Thursday evenings (X-IMPS and Pairs). A ladder for all these handicapped results will be produced on the same basis as the afternoon ladders. There will be one ladder combining performance in both X-IMPS and Pairs. Eligibility for the 2020 competition will be cut to 12 sessions to be played by the end of December 2020. Members will be competing for the Katherine Gill Trophy. Click here to see how handicaps are calculated for Thursday evenings

  Gerry Anderson Cup : Friday Evening Pairs - Below Regional Master

The winners of the Gerry Anderson Cup will be the pair with the highest average from the best 20 of their scores.  This competition will run from 1 Jan to 31 Dec each year and is only open to members below the rank of Regional Master as at 1 Jan.

 

  Equinox Handicap Pairs

These are handicap events played on the Thursdays nearest to 20th March and the 22nd September. Handicaps are those calculated as for the Thursday Evenings ladder. The handicap for a partnership is the mean of the handicaps of each partner.

Each event will be scored as a one winner movement.

All Members are eligible to play with the winners being decided after application of their handicaps.

A winning pair may only receive the trophy for one of the quarterly handicapped events ONCE during any twelve month period

Masterpoints will be awarded for the normal club evening, but NOT for the Equinox Handicap.

  Summer Solstice & Winter Handicapped Pairs

These handicapped events are played on Midsummer Thursday and a Thursday in early January. Handicaps are those calculated as for the Thursday Evenings ladder

Each event will be scored as a one winner movement.

All Members are eligible to play with the winners being decided after application of their handicaps. 

A winning pair may only receive the trophy for one of the quarterly handicapped events ONCE during any twelve month period

Masterpoints will be awarded for the normal club evening, but NOT for the Summer Solstice or Winter Handicap.

  Bill Hall Mixed Pairs
This is an open mixed pairs one winner competition to run alongside the Handicapped Autumn Equinox.
 
  Wendy Horsley Rose Bowl

LADIES PAIRS.

A 1 Session Event to be played on the nearest Sunday Evening to the AGM.  A "play all" I winner movement will be used.  Masterpoints will NOT be issued for this Event.

  Evening Slammer of the Year

The competition will run from January to December each year on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings. Any partnership bidding and making a small slam will be awarded 1 point. Any partnership bidding and making a grand slam will be awarded 3 points. Points will be accumulated throughout the year and the Winner will be the player/players who have the highest total of points. In the event of a tie. the player having made the most GRAND SLAMS will be the winner.

  Afternoon Slammer of the Year

The competition will run from January to December each year on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. Any partnership bidding and making a small slam will be awarded 1 point. Any partnership bidding and making a grand slam will be awarded 3 points. Points will be accumulated throughout the year and the Winner will be the player/players who have the highest total of points. In the event of a tie. the player having made the most GRAND SLAMS will be the winner.

 

 

  Best Improver (Copy)

The winner will be the person whose average %age score during the period 1st April to 31st March exceeds their average %age score from the previous year by the greatest margin. The competition is based on scores achieved in Match Pointed pairs events on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings combined. There are 2 sections according to a players' starting percentage: (a) between 49% and 53%, (b) below 49%. To qualify, a player must be a paid up member of the club, have at least 20 scores during the course of the year and have had at least 10 scores during the course of the previous year. The winner will receive a Trophy.

  Monday Best Improver

The Rules for this competition are the same as for the 'Best Improver' above except that only 15 scores are required and 8 during the previous year.  Only scores achieved in Monday afternoon Pairs events count; there will only be one section, all players with a starting average below 54% will be eligible.