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Monthly Archives: May 2019

The Scimitar 30 May 2019

BNSC NEWSLETTER A bright and fresh good day to you all They say the weather is about to change to a winter scenario…so brace yourselves for the chill about to hit the North…and with the Cricket World Cup about to be bowled, it seems a little ironic that our summer sport will be played while […]

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Bridge Results 23 May 2019

Results Pos Pair Players Match Points /Tops Score % Master Points Club 1 12 Pat Eve & Deirdre Ingersent 285/ 432 65.97 50 2 20 Di England & Cathy Saville 278/ 432 64.35 45 3 15 Sid Ismail & Roz Whitburn 260/ 432 60.19 40 4 1 Bridie Bullen-Smith & Paul van der Wal 246/ […]

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Bridge Results 21 May 2019

Results Pos Pair Players Match Points /Tops Score % Master Points Club Small Slams Grand Slams 1 4 Diana Boudewijns & Ann Schreiber 75/ 126 59.52 25 1 2 7 Di England & Barbara Goldman 74/ 126 58.73 20 3 6 Deirdre Ingersent & Helen Roberts 73/ 126 57.94 15 4 5 Bridie Bullen-Smith & […]

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The Scimitar 22 May 2019

BNSC NEWSLETTER  A bright and fresh good day to you all After having a little cold snap earlier in the year….we are now being blessed and are experiencing a bit of an Indian summer weather at the moment….shorts and tee’s seem to be the order of the day whilst you are outside and enjoying the […]

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Bridge Results 16 May 2019

Results Pos Pair Players Match Points /Tops Score % Master Points Club Small Slams Grand Slams 1 18 Di England & Cathy Saville 248/ 384 64.58 50 2 16 Lisa Adamson & Mary Schneier 236/ 384 61.46 45 3 8 Bridie Bullen-Smith & Paul van der Wal 214/ 352 60.80 40 4 3 Vaun Robson […]

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Bridge Results 14 May 2019

Well done to Deirdre and Helen scoring 70,83 last night Here’s Michael Lawrence’s (USA World Champion) comments on what to Open with a hand of 13 Clubs as Dealer:- “I have never seen a 13 card suit before. my personal record is an 11 card Club suit headed by the AKQJ with 2 Major suit Aces. close, but still, not the real thing. if you open […]

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The Scimitar 16 May 2019

BNSC NEWSLETTER  A fresh and fine good morning to everyone Another week has passed and we have left all the four day weeks behind…..I must say as nice as it is…it throws planning, continuity and habits out completely….a day off is always a welcome break….but the work load at work which we have squeezed into  […]

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The Scimitar 8 May 2019

  BNSC NEWSLETTER  A fine good morning to all A week has passed and already the throes of winter are upon us….just last week I was mentioning the wonderful array of colours that cascaded through the trees…but this has now been reduced to only browns and the stark and angular traces of the branches are […]

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Bridge Results 9 May 2019

Results North / South Pos Pair Players Match Points /Tops Score % Master Points Club Small Slams Grand Slams 1 5 Cathy Saville & Di England 278/ 440 63.18 30 2 2 11 Bridie Bullen-Smith & Paul van der Wal 267/ 440 60.68 25 1 3 10 Helen Roberts & Barbara Goldman 249/ 440 56.59 […]

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Bridge Results 7 May 2019

You are Dealer, Vul against Non-Vul and you pick up this hand:- S:   – H:   – D:   – C:   A K Q J 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2   !!!! what would you bid (open)? will give explanation with Thursday’s results Results Pos Pair Players Match Points /Tops Score % Master Points Club Small Slams Grand Slams […]

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