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Tuesday, 21st January 2020
Yorkshire Pairs

The Yorkshire Pairs  is the major Open Pairs competition in the County with the top 5 pairs being invited to represent Yorkshire in the EBU county pairs championship. 


Three Bradford members were competing in this top level match on January 12th and all did extremely well. Alan Jarvis, playing with a member of Leeds, came first and Stuart Davies and partner George Bak came second. Good luck to them all in the inter county final!

Thursday, 9th January 2020
The 100 Club

The Club runs a popular 100 Club which gives participating members a chance to win a prize and also raises some money for the bridge club


Members donate £10 each and, on a Monday evening, a name is drawn to see who has won.  In a normal draw  the prize is £10 but on the first Monday in the month the prize is £20 and there are large bonus prizes at Christmas. If you would like to join in please see Morris Brown or leave a note for him behind the bar.  The first draw of the new season will be on May 4th.

Sunday, 5th January 2020
Yorkshire League Match 4

Congratulations to our A and B teams who both won their fourth round match and to the E team whose closely fought match resulted in a draw. The full results together with the current rank order for each division can be seen on the YCBA website.

Thursday, 19th December 2019
Christmas Celebration Thanks

Club members had a great time at the Christmas Celebration held on 18th December.  Many, many thanks to Margaret Andrews and her helper Lauri.    The food was really lovely and much appreciated.  THANK YOU!!

Tuesday, 17th December 2019
New Year's Eve - No Drive

This is just a reminder that there will be NO DRIVE on the afternoon of Tuesday 31st December. The Tuesday drives will resume the following week.

Sunday, 15th December 2019
Yorkshire League Match 3A

Our E team played exceptionally well on December 15th winning their match by 20-0.  A really great result.


The next match is for all teams and will be played on January 5th.

Wednesday, 11th December 2019
Tuesday Afternoon Drive December 17th

The Tuesday afternoon drive is holding its Christmas buffet next Tuesday December 17th  starting at 12.30-12.45pm with bridge at 1.30pm.  People are bringing along some snacks and everyone is welcome.

Friday, 6th December 2019
Bradford Member's Great Success in San Francisco

Gill Copeland,  with son Tom, has been playing in the National American Bridge Congress in San Francisco with resounding success.  There were about 1,000 tables in play each day and many different events with Gill and Tom coming first out of 385 players in the  final they were competing in on December 1st.    

It's great to know that Bradford players can do so well in a national congress in another country!!  

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
News about Margaret Brayshaw

Good news.  Margaret is out of hospital and she returned home on December 4th!

Monday, 2nd December 2019
Yorkshire League Round 3

Round 3 was not as good for us as the previous two rounds have been but our A team is to be congratulated on a win and the E team drew their match. The full results can be seen on the YCBA website - then click onto Yorkshire League, then Match 3. The current rank order for each division can also be found there. The next match is for the E team only and will take place on December 15th.

Tuesday, 26th November 2019
Muriel Skinn

Muriel's funeral will be at Nab Wood   on Friday November 29th at 2 p.m.   She was a lovely person who was very supportive of the Club.    We send our sympathy to her family. 

Thursday, 21st November 2019
News about Margaret Brayshaw

Margaret has been transferred to Ward F6 in St Luke's Hospital.  We all wish her well and hope that she will be feeling better soon.

Monday, 18th November 2019

Our Christmas Celebration this year will be on Wednesday 18th December.

We're starting at 6.00 p.m. with wine and nibbles and there will be bridge to follow!    

All members welcome.   It's certain to be a great evening!!

Sunday, 10th November 2019
Yorkshire League Round 2

The second round of the Yorkshire League took place on 10th November with resounding successes for our top three teams.  The D and E teams played well but unfortunately lost in this particular match  - better luck next time!.  Results were as follows:-


Bradford A v Doncaster  A    Won 16-4


Bradford B v Hull B           Won  20-0


Bradford C  v  Ilkley D       Won 12-8


Bradford D v Wakefield  D  Lost 6-14


Bradford  E v Keighley E     Lost 4-16


The next match is on December 1st.

Thursday, 7th November 2019
North Eastern Bridge Association Success

Congratulations to Stuart Davies who, playing with a partner from Manchester, came second out of 68 pairs in the NEBA Swiss pairs event held on 2 November.  On the following day Stuart's team was first - with 33 teams competing.  Both were great results!

Wednesday, 30th October 2019
The Northern Bridge League

Several of our members have been playing for Yorkshire in the Northern Bridge League.  The NBL is a teams-of-eight competition between the County Bridge Associations of Northerm England and North Wales.  There are three divisions:  A and B for the former County A and County B teams, and C for teams of good club standard.

 Alan Jarvis, Stuart Davies and George Bak all played for either the A1 or the A2 teams.   Steve Blackburn, George Bak, Sue Pell, Carole Kelly, Gill Copeland, Stephen Berson and Pete Franks have all played in the Yorkshire B team.   This did extremely well and won the B division.

Monday, 28th October 2019
Yorkshire League Round 1

It was a very good start  for all our teams  in the first round of the Yorkshire League held on 27th October.   Four  won their matches and one drew.  Keep it up!


Bradford A v Wakefield A    Won 11-9


Bradford B v Brighouse B   Won  16-4


Bradford C  v  Harrogate E  Won 16-4


Bradford D v Keighley D  Won 12-8


Bradford  E v Shelley B  Drew 10-10


The next match is on 10th November.

Monday, 21st October 2019
YCBA Mixed Pivot Teams

Stuart Davies, Steve Blackburn, Gill Copeland and George Bak won the YCBA mixed pivot team event played at Doncaster on October 20th.  Congratulations on such a good result!

Wednesday, 16th October 2019
The Davies Cup

The winners of the Davies Cup were Sue Pell and Mark Armitage with Liz Wickens and David Donaldson coming a close second. Congratulations.