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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Bridge Results 20 Feb 2018

A record for a Tuesday evening? Certainly the most tables we’ve had for many a year. Seven and a half, call it eight! It’s getting exciting to see so any of you on a Tuesday and the year has only just begun! We had a little oops with the program tonight, because at the end […]

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Team Championships Feb 2018

Attached are two documents, the rules of the Championship and the playing schedule. The handicaps have been set, in conjunction with past results from our own records, last year’s competition and discussion with Robert Stevens. These are as follows: Handicap 1 Paul, Bridie, Bill and Clyde                   0 […]

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Bridge Results 15 Feb 2018

I’ve recovered from yesterday’s scare! I thought I’d lost all our results for the previous 14 months, but once again thanks to Priscilla for recovering everything for me. Whew!  I needed a stiff drink after that episode. Over to the events of today, which were played out in quite a quiet hall today. Did I […]

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The Scimitar 13 Feb 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A fine good morning to all…. A special weekend for me….I had friends from Natal visiting and spent a magic day at the cricket, followed by a great family day on Sunday…and my weekend disappeared in a flash… (Like they seem to normally do…) But despite me having the weekend off, our Northerns […]

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Bridge Results 8 Feb 2018

Today was magnificent, with 11 full tables, some visitors from Johannesburg, one from the South Coast, and of course all the Benoni regulars. The hall had an expectant air, the tables went quiet, well,as quiet as it ever becomes here, then the games began! It was cut and thrust, up and down, strange distributions, squeals […]

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Bridge Results 6 Feb 2018

There have been better nights than this, perhaps a few worse, but not many. Does this sound familiar to you? The song goes ” Oh what a night, late September back in 63”, or something like that! Then there’s ” Tonight’s going to be a good night”. But that’s when it all comes together for […]

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The Scimitar 6 Feb 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there everyone…. I’m sure that someone put something into my coffee last week…a week when I was in school never disappeared as quickly as this one did…it feels like just yesterday that I was penning the last Scimitar message and here I am doing I again….better not tell my wife, she’ll say […]

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Bridge Results 1 Feb 2018

Results Pos Pair Players Match Points /Tops Score % Master Points Club Small Slams Grand Slams 1 4 Bridie Bullen-Smith & Paul van der Wal 171/ 264 64.77 40 2 16 Helen Roberts & Barbara Goldman 181/ 288 62.85 35 3 9 Priscilla Fuller & Claire Tulej 152/ 264 57.58 30 4 7 Pat Eve […]

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