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  • Welcome to our new season and new website

    September brings our new bridge season. The new calendar is on the wall and online and we are lookng forward to another busy and successful year. The Chain, our new teams event is starting this month, have you joined yet? The EBU has brought out some new Laws which are already being applied in EBU competitions and will be to all other events by the end of September. Our TDs are being updated and will apply the Laws from 1 October 2017. Attached to this email is a summary supplied by the EBU. We... read more...
    Wednesday, 06 September 2017 by Sue Friedman
  • Congratulations Oliver

    Well done Oliver Cowan on winning our Summer Swiss pairs event. This was taken using the best 3 scores from the Swiss Pairs events held on different evenings during the summer months. As we advertised, this is now an individual event so yu don't need to play with the same partenr each time. Watch out for the Summer Swiss pairs next summer. read more...
    Monday, 04 September 2017 by Sue Friedman
  • Michael Byrne Seminar

    Are you coming to theMichael Bryneseminar at our clubon Sunday 17 September? This will run from 10am to aproximately 1pm and should be a most informative morning. The seminar is being organised by the YCBA and they would like you to emailanne.kimberley@btinternet.comtoreserve your place. read more...
    Friday, 01 September 2017 by Sue Friedman
  • Simultaneous Pairs

    Thursday 14 September is the first of our Simultaneous Pairs events for the year. This YCBA event is run as a normal duplicate session but then the scores are compared to all the other Yorkshire clubs that have been playing the same hands. There is an extra charge of £1 for this evening. read more...
    Thursday, 31 August 2017 by Sue Friedman
  • Have you joined The Chain?

    The Chain is our new teams event for all our club members. Teams move up and down the chain by challanging another team near them in the Chain. Matches can be played at any time, but we prefer Wednesday evenings a there are places reserved on that evening. Matches MUST be booked in advance. For full details please click hereandthen email your team details to Mike Ferguson,m-ferguson2@sky.com read more...
    Thursday, 31 August 2017 by Sue Friedman
  • Leeds Bridge Club raises £25 for Shelter

    Under-leading an ace against a suit contract is not good practice. Those of you who have donated 20p per transgression will be please to know that £25 has been collected. This has gone to the charity Shelter. Jim Edwards has instigated this and doesn’t expect the jar will fill quite as fast in future, now that you are all getting to be better players. Perhaps we should look for a new sin to focus on. read more...
    Monday, 07 August 2017 by Sue Friedman
  • Congratulations to a pair of Alans and Phil

    Congratulations to Alan Hayward and Alan Jarvis on coming sixth out of 130 pairs in the Scarborough Summer Congress Swiss Pairs event. The two Alans were joined by Phil Morrison and R Dixon to come fifth in the Teams competition, well done to all. While all our usual duplicate sessions are running as normal through the summer, we are already getting ready for our new season which is nearly upon us. Our new teams event – the Chain, will be launched in September. This is an ongoing teams event... read more...
    Monday, 07 August 2017 by Sue Friedman
  • Welcome and good luck to our new Chairman, Henry Irving

    We had a very successful and busy AGM on Tuesday 25th. Anne Mackman stood down as Chair after three years hard work to thanks from all members present. Henry Irving is our new Chairman and we wish him all the best in his term of office. Well done Alan Barnet and Alan Harte on winning the Play Without the Experts competition at York. Congratulations to Fiona Brown, Tom Cohen, Mike Levi and Phil Morrison the winning team in our Dixon Trophy, the last of our trophies to be won this season. Our regular... read more...
    Saturday, 15 July 2017 by Sue Friedman
  • Congratulations Terry and Martin

    We took part in the YCBA John Gerrard Simultaneous Pairs on Thursday 15 June. Martin Ott & Terry Read came third out of the 183 pairs in the event. Amanda & Michael Bowden came 10th – so congratulations to those four members. The full results can be seen on the YCBA website, or by clicking here. Our own Leeds Congress was held on Sunday 14 May, and was a great success. 34 pairs took part in a friendly though competitive Swiss Pairs event. They also enjoyed a buffet meal by Angela half... read more...
    Monday, 08 May 2017 by Sue Friedman
  • We hope you’ll support our Leeds Congress

    Many congratulations to give out to various members during March: Terry’s team of Terry Read, Derek Markham, Martin Ott, Martin Thornton, Brian Ziff, Arthur Selman and Gary Sissman won our Leeds Ladder Derek Markham and George Bak came second in the EBU Sim Pairs Alan Brosgill and Robin Jepson won the Yorkshire Pairs Championship Improvers Pairs won by Susan Ribbons and Lesley Easton All our Yorkshire League teams did well and the C, E and F teams will be promoted next season. The A team... read more...
    Saturday, 01 April 2017 by Sue Friedman
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