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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Bridge claiming tricks

The topic of this missive has been a topic of discussion in quite a few T.D. queries lately,and I’ve heard of similar queries at the Links and Sid’s club.  I hope that these snippets will be helpful. The biggest problem continues to be the revoke.   Try to watch carefully as you play a card from […]

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Bridge Results 30 Mar 2017

The last Thursday of the month was good for some, moderate for others and not so good for others, including yours truly and partner. Apologies for the late start, but I just had the wrong movement loaded, which had to be cancelled and reloaded. Anyway, all’s well that ends well, and here are the results. […]

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Bridge Results 28 Mar 2017

And then there was round two of the great ongoing drama ! There were furrowed brows aplenty, great concentration, little chit-chat, even from those who are well known for their loquaciousness ! It was all about some serious bridge, being played by the cognoscenti of Benoni Northerns Bridge Club. Serious indeed! And the results were […]

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Bridge Results 23 Mar 2017

There was thunder and lightning outside, the clouds were dark and threatening, but the hands being played were even more dramatic than the weather. As I didn’t have a partner (he’s partying in some game lodge, somewhere!) I was able to wander around a bit. Hands 7 and 8 were particularly fascinating, so I observed […]

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The Scimitar 28 Mar 2017

BNSC NEWS Hi there all Onto edition number two and the North was buzzing again this weekend…as the winter approaches, we have the athletes gearing up for their big challenges of Two Oceans and Comrades, whilst our soccer, hockey and baseball members are all getting themselves going and fit for the oncoming season. With Cricket […]

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The Scimitar 22 Mar 2017

MESSAGE FROM THE CLUB MANAGER A first from me…. a weekly update from my perspective… a short precise of what is happening at “The North” ….. As this is the first of my messages, perhaps an overview of myself, the Club and what it means to me, would be in order. I started playing cricket […]

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Bridge Results 21 Mar 2017

Four and a half tables! That’s all folks. Where were the rest of you? Celebrating a public holiday? But the way I see it, the whole lot of us, with very few exceptions, are all on permanent holiday, aren’t we? Anyway, the night belonged to Bill and Jan, with Guylaine and Vaun second, and Ian […]

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Bridge Results 16 Mar 2017

Today, the 16th of March, we had 7 tables, great competition, camaraderie, birthdays and good eats. Thanks to all for the eats. Attached are the results, with a good win for Deirdre and Pat, followed closely(by 2 points) by Pat and Judy. Please remember the Pretoria event on Sunday 2nd April and the Alan Stephens […]

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Bridge Results 15 March 2017

And a very good evening to all of you bridge folk. We had five and a half tables tonight and we were pleased to welcome James and Ursula back after being away for a long time and we also had a visitor, Angela, who comes all the way from Dorset, in England. Well, you see, […]

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