The sport of badminton has its origins in ancient civilisations in Europe and Asia. The ancient game known as battledore (bat or paddle) and shuttlecock probably originated more than 2000 years ago.
In the 1600s Battledore and Shuttlecock was an upper class pastime in England and many European countries. Battledore and Shuttlecock was simply two people hitting a shuttlecock backwards and forwards with a simple bat as many times as they could without allowing it to hit the ground.
Bengal Club is proud to have a state of the art facility for nurturing budding badminton champions.
this period and finally shaped in 2009. The Club has Cricket Academy which not only provides coaching to budding cricketers and also host various tournaments approved by Mumbai Cricket Association.
Playing cards were invented in Imperial China. They were found in China as early as the 9th century during the Tang dynasty (618–907). The first reference to card games dates from the 9th century, when the Collection of Miscellanea at Duyang, written by Tang dynasty writer Su E, described Princess Tongchang, daughter of Emperor Yizong of Tang, playing the "leaf game" in 868 with members of the Wei clan, the family of the princess' husband. The Club provides an amiable environment for playing cards. "Bridge" is by far the favourite game amongst Bengal Club Members.
The game of carrom is believed to have originated from the Indian subcontinent. Although no concrete evidence is available, it is believed that carrom was invented by the Indian Maharajas. One Carrom Board with its surface made of glass is still available in one of the palaces in Patiala, India. It became very popular among the masses after World War I. State level competitions were being held in different States of India during early part of the nineteenth century
Carrrom is a much encouraged sport in Bengal Club. Carrom tournaments are held every year. This year, the Club, organized 4th Swami Vivekananda Memorial Prize Money Maharashtra State Ranking Carrom Tournament from 23rd May 2015 to 26th May 2015. Unseeded Sangeeta Chandorkar continued her giant killing spree to beat city mate Shilpa Palnitkar 15-25,25-10 and 25-4 and claim the women's singles crown in the 4th Swami Vivekananda Memorial State Ranking Carrom Tournament organized by the Bengal Club. The men's singles too was a hard fought affair in which Mumbai's Pankaj Pawar beat Yogesh Dhongade also of Mumbai 25-8,23-25 and 25-7. Yogesh fought hard in the second set only to fizzle out in the decider.Both the winners pocketed cash awards of Rs15 thousand.