• Inhouse Handicap Results

    At BBC we operate an 'Inhouse' Handicap system whereby all club results determine a personal handicap within the Club. All results within the Club shows the master points for the 'before handicap' situation and an 'After handicap' . We also use these for an inhouse Order of Merit. Negative handicaps are added and positive handicaps are subtracted when determining the after handicap result. Please note: Results from other Bridge Clubs or YL competitions are NOTINCLUDEDin these handicaps. However,... read more...
    Friday, 05 August 2022 by Margaret Davies
  • Face to Face Bridge

    The Club meet regularly every Monday afternoon and Wednesday evening for full face to face duplicate sessions. read more...
    Friday, 05 August 2022 by Margaret Davies
  • Risk Assessment Statement

    BridgeClub:​BarnsleyBridge Club​​​Assessment carried out by:​Steve Cartwright Date of next review:​​​​​​Date assessment was carried out:10 December2021 What are the hazards? Who might be harmed and how? What controls are required? What further action do you need to taketo control the risks? Who needs to carry out the action? When is the action needed by? Done Transmission of Coronavirus fromplayertoplayerwhile attending bridge playing session: Remind all players that they can take... read more...
    Friday, 05 August 2022 by Margaret Davies
  • Members Only Policy

    New members are always welcome, and we pride ourselves on being 'Beginner Friendly". Anyone who joins Barnsley Bridge Club automatically becomes a member of EBU. Single players are always welcome on Mondays and all members are expected to be respectful of less experienced players so that the session can be enjoyed by all. On a WEDNESDAYevening, ALL pairings MUST be arranged BEFORE the duplicate session. Contact our secretary, Steve Cartwright, if you need any help with finding a partner. BBC... read more...
    Thursday, 04 August 2022 by Margaret Davies

Data Protection

As the club is affiliated to the English Bridge Union (EBU) your details will be entered on the EBU database. If you do not have an EBU number, you will be allocated one. Barnsley Bridge Club (BBC) undertakes to collect and use your personal data in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our legal basis for processing this data is our legitimate interest as a bridge club. We use the data for the administration of your membership, the communication of information and the organisation of events.
This information will be recorded in our membership database, which is stored online in compliance with the GDPR. Our membership data is shared with the EBU, the governing body of the game of duplicate bridge, and they will pass it on to your “county of allegiance” which is usually the club’s primary county bridge association.
A limited amount of your information (name, EBU number, county, post town) will be listed in the EBU’s database made available for use by scoring program providers and users. This is to allow the correct identification of players for scoring purposes.
Information relating to your National Grading Scheme (NGS) grade and master point rank, together with your county of affiliation, will be generally available from the EBU website unless you have chosen for it to be private. You can do this by logging on to My EBU -> Account -> My Details at
Your data will be processed by Pianola who acts as Data Processors on BBC’s behalf. They may only use it for the specific purposes for which they act as our data processors and they are not free to pass this on to other organisations that are not connected with BBC.
Your personal data is not passed on by us for use by any other third parties whether or not connected with bridge. Full information about data use policies, including how you can see what data we hold about you, how you can limit its use and how you can ask for inaccuracies in data to be corrected can be found at
If you have any queries, please contact Steve  Cartwright

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