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Family Success in the National Swiss Teams

posted 21 May 2018, 01:11 by John Liebeschuetz

The Fegarty family made a great showing the Nation Swiss Teams on 13/14th May. CBC members Paul Fegarty, Catherine Curtis and David Kendrick, with Jeremy Dhondy making up the team, came second in the main competition.  Sons Jaime and Liam, with Andy Cope and Henry Rose were joint winners of the  B Stratification prize. 

Temporary Change of Venue on Tuesday Evenings

posted 14 May 2018, 13:17 by John Liebeschuetz

Remember that for the next 6 or 7 weeks, Tuesday bridge will be held at the Chesterton Indoor Bowls Club on Logan's Way, CB4 1BL.  7.30pm start time, as usual. There is plenty of parking at the Bowls Club.

Cambs & Hunts Swiss Teams - CBC members take the top spots

posted 3 May 2018, 13:57 by John Liebeschuetz   [ updated 3 May 2018, 14:02 ]

Congratulations to all the CBC pairs who took prizes at last Sunday's County Swiss Pairs event at Trumpington. Especial congratulations go to Tanawan Watts and Arie Schechter for winning the event.

1st: Tanawan Watts & Arie Schecter
2nd: Ben Tarlow & Jake Dunn
3rd: Colin  Campbell & Gladys Gittins
Ascenders: Simon Barb & John Liebeschuetz

Thanks also for the able organisation of Ken and Penny Riley, Peter Grice and Peter Last 




CBC Juniors selected for England U16 Team

posted 30 Apr 2018, 11:14 by John Liebeschuetz

  Many congratulations to Jaimie and Liam Fegarty who have been selected to play for England in the U16 World Youth Team Championships, in China in August.

  The club plans to run an event in support of the four England Youth teams that qualified for this event .

Brilliant showing in the National Pairs Final

posted 17 Apr 2018, 11:56 by John Liebeschuetz

Very many congratulations to Paul Barden and David Kendrick who won the National Pairs Final at the weekend. All in all it was a very good showing by CBC pairs as Victor and Nadia came 9th, Simon and Rod, 10th, and Carina and Adam, 16th. Well done!

Club Directors Course

posted 15 Apr 2018, 04:34 by John Liebeschuetz

Would you like to become one whose Word is Law, a Magister of Movements, an Arbiter of Fair Play and Decorum, and an Admonisher  (on rare occasions ..) of the Misbehaving?  
 
   If you would, then please reply to the advertisement below about the Club Directors course that is running in Trumpington Village Hall over May/June.  The Club will pay the course fees for anyone who wishes to attend the course, so long as they are willing to subsequently join the rota of Directors for Club competitions.

Being a Club Director is a very rewarding role, and, remember, in addition the director gets to play for free!

 

What's on in March

posted 6 Mar 2018, 10:41 by John Liebeschuetz

Oh, the weather outside is frightful
But bridge is so delightful
And there’s nowhere better to go
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

It might be cold outside but the competitions are hotting up. Only two more months to go for the Cradock, Jacobs Shield and Collis Plate.

On Wednesday 7th we have the Handicap Teams. Team mates will be allocated on the night. There IS a host pair available for this competition, so you can turn up as a pair.

On Tuesday 13th there is a Stratified Sim pairs. 

Wednesday 28th is the date of the Spring Equinox Handicap. Normal pairs scoring but adjusted for your partnership handicap.

What's on in January

posted 7 Jan 2018, 07:33 by John Liebeschuetz

Happy New Year
Happy New Year
May we all have some top boards now and then
at a table where opponents are our friends.
Happy New Year
Happy New Year
May we all have our hopes and reach up high
That competition’s not just pie in the sky
Let’s just try

Usual apologies - this time to Abba 

There is a sim. pairs on Wednesday 10th January.
The Club Pairs Championship will be held over two weeks - on Tuesday 30 January and Tuesday 6 February.
There will be a ‘board-a-match’ teams evening on Tuesday 23rd January. This will not be hosted so please come as a team of four.
  +  usual club competitions                                                                                   

Winter Simultaneous Pairs

posted 4 Jan 2018, 13:11 by John Liebeschuetz   [ updated 4 Jan 2018, 13:15 ]


Merry Christmas and a Happy and Bridge Packed New Year to All

posted 18 Dec 2017, 12:45 by John Liebeschuetz

We will start the New Year with a bang. On Wednesday 10th of January there is a heat of the British Winter Simultaneous Pairs; on Tuesday 23rd January we hold  the annual Point-a-Board Teams competition; and on Tuesday 30th Jan it will be the first session of the two session Club Championship Pairs competition.

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