Welcome to the Brisbane Bridge Centre
About Our Club: The Brisbane Bridge Centre is a friendly and welcoming club. We are located in the Yeronga Memorial Park (See Google maps) with plenty of off-street parking.
We guarantee a game, if you turn up without a partner, at our Tuesday morning, Tuesday night supervised, Wednesday morning, Thursday morning supervised and Saturday afternoon sessions.
It is appreciated that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the session start time. [posted Mon 5-Nov-18]
We had an all-day Open Grade and a half day Under 50 Masterpoints Grade.
Winners of the Open Grade were John Lahey and Chris Larter (pictured).
Runners up were Peter Evans and John Kelly. B Category was won by Neil & Judy Hansen. Under 50 Masterpoints Grade winners were Rod Wilson and Edwin Clarke.
Thank you to Julie Jeffries and David O'Gorman who directed the event and all the members who brought along food to share. [posted Sat 2-Mar-19]
Muriel Baker and Suzan Haynes (pictured) played in the Sunday Rookie 0-10 Masterpoint Pairs and came 2nd East-West.
Other notable performances were Richard Wallis (1st place Bobby Richman Open Pairs Group G), and Chris Larter and John Lahey (2nd place Bobby Richman Intermediate Pairs Group B). [posted Sun 24-Feb-19]
Christmas Hamper Draw Week:
The week leading up to our Christmas Party is known as Christmas Hamper Draw Week. This is a chance for members to win a hamper full of Christmas goodies at every sessions they are present during the week. Winners this year were the following ...
- Saturday: George Macionis
- Monday: Bill Tolstrup and Geoff Ilett
- Tuesday: Judith Bennett
- Tuesday Night: Teresa Yates
- Wednesday: Sue Drapes (pictured)
- Thursday: Jane Davis
- Friday: Marie Buckley and Janette Hiatt [posted Tue 18-Dec-18]
Christmas Party 2018: Once again BBC had a wonderful Christmas Party on Saturday 15 December. Fabulous self-catering with alcohol, friends and good bridge including three grand slams - what more could one want?
Every person sitting West who played Board 13 had the opportunity of making an easy 7 spade contract. [posted Tue 18-Dec-18]
Brisbane Zone Interclub Teams: BBC participated in the Brisbane Zone Interclub Teams on Sunday 18 November at Toowong Bridge Club. The Interclub Teams is an event where clubs in the zone can nominate one team for each grade. If a club nominates a team for all grades, they are eligible to compete for the Marion Cooke Memorial Trophy. The four grades are Open, under 400 masterpoints, under 100 masterpoints, and under 10 masterpoints. Eight clubs - BBC, Kenmore, Northern Suburbs, QCBC, Redcliffe, Redland, Sunnybank, and Toowong - took part in the event this year.
BBC was represented by the following members with their final position at the end of play.
Open - 3rd (Richard Wallis, Julie Jeffries, John Kelly, Peter Evans)
Under 400 masterpoints - 1st (Chris Larter, Elaine Jonsberg, Peter Burke, Nanette Hinsch)
Under 100 masterpoints - 6th (Neil Hansen, Judy Hansen, Lynn Kelly, Marie Buckley)
Under 10 masterpoints - 1st (Paul Murray, Christina Murray, Philip Argyris, Rob Swann
With the combined results of all grades, it a great pleasure to announce that BBC won the event. [posted Wed 21-Nov-18]
Melbourne Cup Day 2018: 11 tables came to celebrate Melbourne Cup Day at BBC on 6 November. The session started with bridge and was then followed by a bring a plate to share lunch and the watching of the race.
Prizes for best dressed went to Judy Hempel and Pat Daly (pictured left with director, Peter Evans). [posted Tue 6-Nov-18]
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