Thursday, 23rd November 2017, 9:07am




Wednesday, 15th November 2017
Club Championship Handicap Pairs

George Bak and Stuart Davies were the winners of this Handicap Pairs event held on November 15th.  Alistair Copeland and Robert Eaton came second, with Philip Roebuck and Raymond Foster in third place.  Congratulations to all three pairs.

Sunday, 12th November 2017
YCBA Inter-City League - Match Day 2


Scores from 12th November 2017.

Leeds 'B'    16      4 Bradford 'A'
Ripon'A'    19      1 Bradford 'B'
Thirsk 'B'    13      7 Bradford 'C'
Huddersfield 'F'      1    19 Bradford 'D'
Bradford 'E'    16      4 Doncaster 'F'


Good wins for the 'D' and 'E' teams but probably better to draw a veil over the rest.


The league tables can be viewed on the YCBA website.


Next matches will be on 3rd December 2017

Thursday, 9th November 2017
Celebrate Christmas with a Wine and Nibbles Evening

There will be Complimentary wine and nibbles at the Club on Wednesday 20th December

This fun evening will begin at 6.00pm  and includes a Raffle together with the Bridge Drive..



Tuesday, 7th November 2017

Mike Berry has copies of the seating plans for our Christmas Dinner.  If you have not yet bought a ticket there is still time to do so as the tables can be made larger or another table added.  It should be a really great evening and we are all looking forward to it.

Many thanks to Mike for making  the arrangements.

Tuesday, 7th November 2017
Pro-Am Evening League Update

The second round of matches was completed on 7th November.


Team Winter/Logan has now taken the lead by the narrowest margin.


Full results and the league table can be viewed via the link on the results page.


The third set of matches will be played on 5th December.

Sunday, 29th October 2017
YCBA Inter-City League - Match Day 1


Scores from 29th October 2017.

Sheffield 'A'    20      0 Bradford 'A'
Wetherby 'B'     5    15 Bradford 'B'
Bradford 'C'   12      8 Wetherby 'C'
Bradford 'D'   15      5 Harrogate 'D'
Huddersfield 'E'   19      1 Bradford 'E'


The new season of YCBA Inter-City Leagues commenced today.


Our B and D teams emerged with good victories and the C team also won. However the A and E sides both fell to heavy defeats.


The next round of matches will be played on November 12th.

Thursday, 19th October 2017

Many thanks to Georgina for all the food  she provided on the evening of 18th October.  It was a wonderful spread and much appreciated by everyone!  There were two events that evening -  a YCBA competition for high level players and the usual Club drive.  The results for both can be seen on the Club website

Monday, 16th October 2017
Winners of the Giles Foster Trophy

The  Giles Foster Trophy was won by George Bak, Stuart Davies, Gill Copeland and Steve Blackburn playing as a team.  101 IMPs!  What a fantastic score!  Very well done indeed..

Friday, 13th October 2017
Volunteers Wanted

Can anyone spare an hour or two from time to time to help maintain the grounds of the club. Help with clearing litter and leaves and light maintenance work is all that is required.

Anyone interested please contact Margaret Brayshaw.

Wednesday, 11th October 2017
Winners of the Davies Cup

Sixteen pairs competed for the Davies Cup on October 11th.  The event was won by Gill Copeland and Steve Blackburn who played excellent bridge right from the start of the match.  Martin Epstein and Jacqui Hutchinson were the runners up.  Congratulations to both pairs.

Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
Pro-Am Evening League Update

The 2017/18 Pro-Am Evening League has commenced. Team Copeland have an early lead after the first round of matches.


The next series of matches will be played on 7th November 2017


All results and league table can be viewed from the results page.

Wednesday, 27th September 2017
Convention Cards

Would all members please have a completed convention card with them at the table.  This is good practice and avoids any ambiguities.

Many thanks.

Wednesday, 27th September 2017
Jackpot Pairs

The final 2016-2017 Jackpot Pairs match has now been played.  The winner is George Bak, with Stuart Davies and Mark Armitage in second and third place respectively.  Congratulations to you all!

Saturday, 16th September 2017
The Joan Aspland Shield Competition

Congratulations to Margaret Dixon and Janice Brear, winners of the Joan Aspland Shield.  Gill Copeland and Steve Blackburn were second, with Peter Smith and Betty Bowdery taking third place.


Everyone had a really enjoyable afternoon.  many thanks to those who provided the splendid cakes and scones.


The event raised £185 for the Manorlands hospice.

Saturday, 16th September 2017
2017-2018 Club Handbooks

The 2017-2018 Club handbooks have been printed and are now available.  Please take your copy from the box in the Club.

Saturday, 29th July 2017
Scarborough Summer Congress

Richard Winter, playing with Sarah Teshome, won  the Swiss Pairs competition in the  Scarborough Summer Congress.  The pair played magnificently, easily coming first in a field of 130.  Many congratulations on an excellent win.

Sunday, 16th July 2017
YCBA Flitch

Congratulations to Louise and Mark Armitage who have come second in the Yorkshire Flitch held on 16th July.


A 60% score ensured another period of marital bliss in the Armitage household. Well done!