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Bridge Results 19 Apr 2018

“There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat…..” OK, what’s this all about? Well, the Bard said it nearly six hundred years […]

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Bridge Results 17 Apr 2018

Oh yes, indeed! The top pairs were separated by only a few points, but a really good win from Di and Barbara, with Bill and Jan coming joint second, together with Paul and Bridie. When you look at the scores, there is little difference between winning and coming second, third and further down. You must […]

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Bridge results 12 Apr 2018

So you thought I had gone to sleep and just forgotten about sending the results out, didn’t you? Well, no, it just had to do with a decision I was awaiting from the Tournament Director, which meant there was a small adjustment which had to be made to one of the boards, which, incidentally, didn’t […]

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Bridge Results 10 Apr 2018

Oh what a surprise! A lesson in humility, that’s what it was. Just a small apology to my partner last night for showing a little pique at times. The lesson in humility arises from the fact that, despite having had some disagreements during the evening’s proceedings, with some perceived poor results, we still managed to […]

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Bridge Results 5 Apr 2018

Good evening to all you bridge people. I could have said ‘aficionados’ but then you might accuse me of trying to sound sophisticated, suave and all that stuff, No, no, I’m not like that, I’m just a ‘boykie’ from Benoni who loves to play bridge, that’s all. A lovely, relaxed afternoon, eight and a half […]

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Bridge Results 3 Apr 2018

Well, well, I believe I think I might have quoted this line before, but there once was an entertaining little movie, back in the early 70s, called ” If it’s Tuesday, it must be Belgium”. But of course, after the Easter weekend, being a Tuesday and being Benoni, if it’s Tuesday, it ‘must be Northerns […]

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Bridge Results 29 Mar 2018

On this, probably the most significant of days in the Christian calendar, we express our best wishes to all of our members, and trust you will all have a blessed Easter. I found a very apt saying that I would like to share with you, which goes like this; ” Easter is the only time […]

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Bridge Team Championship 27 Mar 2018

The second round took place last night, with six teams battling it out, and Di’s team having a bye this month. The match between Bridie and Bram’s team went according to seeding, with Team 1 scoring 96 IMPS against 12 of team 7. In the second match, between Roy and Diana’s team, the result was […]

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Bridge Results 20 Mar 2018

Another quiet night for attendance! Four and a half tables is a little less than we’re expecting to get on Tuesdays nowadays, but anyway it was pleasant, as always, so there to all you guys and girls who weren’t there. You missed out! Welcome back to Bridie and Paul, who weren’t with us over the […]

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Bridge Results 15 Mar 2018

Nine and a half tables, the usual thoughtful faces. Busy, busy, think, concentrate! It was Gloria’s birthday today, which, I suppose, makes it an important day in it’s own right. Well done Gloria, was it really only 61? Say no more, Hayward, you could get into trouble, I mean she could even be younger than […]

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