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English Bridge Magazine
Access the English Bridge Magazine library of Web articles from here. There are some very interesting topics to choose from and will appeal to players of all abilities. There really is something for everyone.
Information for Tournament Directors

Detailed descriptions of Bridge Movements for a wide range of competitions have now been assembled on a single website.  They include movements for Pairs, Teams, Pivot Teams. Teams of 8, Teams of 12s, Simultaneous Pairs, Individual and a selection of movements for social occaisons.  There are also articles for TDs on the interpretation of Laws and Directives.

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County Events

 

CUMBRIA CONTRACT BRIDGE ASSOCIATION

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2016/17

2016

Aug 14th - AGM & AGM Pairs - Keswick (St Herbert's)
Sept 18th - IMP Pairs - Keswick (St Herbert's) NOTE: THIS IS A BLUE POINT EVENT
Sept 24th & 25th Green Pointed Swiss Teams & Pairs - Castle Green Hotel, Kendal
(Joint event with Westmorland)
Oct 16th - Simple System Pairs - Carlisle & Barrow
Nov 6th - Pro-Am Teams - Carlisle
Nov 20th - Championship Teams Qualifier - Carlisle


2017

Feb 12th - Championship Pairs - Carlisle
March 12th - Inter-Club Teams of 8 - Barrow
March 17th to 19th - Cumbria Congress - Grange-over-Sands
April 9th - Swiss Pairs -  Carlisle - Host Pair Required.
May 14th - Pivot Teams - Workington

STARTING TIME:
We ask all players to be at the venue for 11.45am with a prompt start @ 12 Noon for all events.

NBL Matches - 16th July, 6h Aug, 10th Sep & 8th Oct 2016
County Autumn Sims - Week commencing 3rd Oct 2016 - Clubs
County Spring Sims - Week commencing 20th Feb 2017 - Clubs

President's Cup - 18th & 19th June 2016 - Bradford
Cumbria vs. Westmorland - 26th June 2016 - Kendal
Pearse McNamara vs. Lancashire - 10th July 2016 - Barrow
Tollemache - 19th & 20th November 2016 - Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport
Scottish Friendly - 15th Jan 2017 - Dumfries
Murray League Final - 23rd April 2017 - Keswick (St Herbert's)
Eden Swiss Teams - 30th April 2017 - Carlisle

 

ENTRY FEES:
£6 per player. NOTE: Blue Point event only - £7 per player. The Inter-Club Teams of 8 is £48 per team.

PRIZE MONEY:

Championship Pairs
First £30 per player
Second £20 per player
Third £10 per player
The highest placed pair with allegiance to Cumbria who wishes to proceed to the Corwen Trophy will have the entry fee paid & receive £20 per player expenses. Any other pairs with allegiance to Cumbria who qualify & who wish to play in the Corwen Trophy will have to pay their own entry fee & will receive no expenses.


Championship Teams
First £20 per player
Second £10 per player
The winners will be entitled to play in the Pachabo Cup & will have the entry fee paid plus £20 per player expenses. If the winners are not able to play the runners up may take their place and will receive the same package as the winners. Only players with allegiance to Cumbria may represent them in the Pachabo.


Simple System Pairs
First in each stratification £10 per player


Inter-Club Teams of 8
Winners have entry paid to Garden Cities Tournament


Simultaneous Pairs
First £20 per player
Second £15 per player
Third £10 per player
Fourth £5 per player

All Other Events
First £10 per player
Free Entry to an event of your choice other than the Congress

Regulations:
As long as a player is a bona fide member of an affiliated Cumbrian club they can play in the Championship Pairs & Championship Teams. The County minor championships will be OPEN events provided the player is a member of their NBO. Detailed rules for the conduct of these competitions are available on the Cumbria website www.bridgewebs.com/cumbria

To enter a County competition: Click Here

No Fear Bridge
No Fear Bridge

Lots of content on this site for those new to the game or the more experienced. Use it alongside the clubs' lessons to enhance your learning experience.

Practice Makes Perfect

Vu-Bridge is great website which is free to all and enables you to practice bidding & playing a large number of interesting hands. All the hands come with expert comments to guide you through the bidding & play. There are numerous subjects to choose from for every level of player. I would recomend all members visit this site as I'm sure you will find it extremely beneficial.

Click Here To Access Site

Barrow Bridge Club

Welcome to Barrow Bridge Club. We are a friendly club located in beautiful South Cumbria. It has often been said we are located at the end of a 30 mile cul-de-sac, but, despite our remote location, we have embraced modern technology. We are a thriving club with approx. 100 members who range in ability from beginners to Grand Masters. We hold lessons for those interested in taking up this wonderful game. Lessons will be starting again in September, details of which will be posted on this website.
We use Duplimated boards and Bridgemates scoring system for instant results at the end of the evenings play.
Visitors are made very welcome at our club and a host system operates at each session. Please come along and enjoy a great evenings bridge. If you have no partner, please contact the club or secretary in advance. Each session of Bridge is only £2.50 for visitors.
Barrow Bridge Club is affiliated to the EBU (www.ebu.co.uk) and is a member of Cumbria County Bridge Association. (www.bridgewebs.com/cumbria)

For general enquiries about the club please ring 01229-823347 or email barrowbridgeclub@btconnect.com Alternatively, contact the club secretary, Sharon Gadsden s.gadsden@talk21.com

 

 

Members Guide

Members Guide to the Essentials of Duplicate Bridge Law

I would urge all members to read and absorb this document. As the Laws and Regulations are constantly evolving, it is important we all keep abreast of developments. hard copies will also be made available in the club. Trevor.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS DOCUMENT

Results
23rd Jun 2016
Club Pairs
22nd Jun 2016
Alan Johnson Trophy
Director: Trevor Ward
20th Jun 2016
Club Pairs
Director: christine Ward
16th Jun 2016
Club Pairs
Calendar
Mon 27th Jun 2016
St Mary's Hospice Sims
Host: No Host
Wed 29th Jun 2016
Alan Johnson Trophy
Host: Carole Williamson
Thu 30th Jun 2016
Club Pairs
Host: Lynne Davies
No Fear Bridge
No Fear Bridge

Lots of content on this site for those new to the game or the more experienced. Use it alongside the clubs' lessons to enhance your learning experience.

Practice Makes Perfect

Vu-Bridge is great website which is free to all and enables you to practice bidding & playing a large number of interesting hands. All the hands come with expert comments to guide you through the bidding & play. There are numerous subjects to choose from for every level of player. I would recomend all members visit this site as I'm sure you will find it extremely beneficial.

Click Here To Access Site

Barrow Bridge Club

Welcome to Barrow Bridge Club. We are a friendly club located in beautiful South Cumbria. It has often been said we are located at the end of a 30 mile cul-de-sac, but, despite our remote location, we have embraced modern technology. We are a thriving club with approx. 100 members who range in ability from beginners to Grand Masters. We hold lessons for those interested in taking up this wonderful game. Lessons will be starting again in September, details of which will be posted on this website.
We use Duplimated boards and Bridgemates scoring system for instant results at the end of the evenings play.
Visitors are made very welcome at our club and a host system operates at each session. Please come along and enjoy a great evenings bridge. If you have no partner, please contact the club or secretary in advance. Each session of Bridge is only £2.50 for visitors.
Barrow Bridge Club is affiliated to the EBU (www.ebu.co.uk) and is a member of Cumbria County Bridge Association. (www.bridgewebs.com/cumbria)

For general enquiries about the club please ring 01229-823347 or email barrowbridgeclub@btconnect.com Alternatively, contact the club secretary, Sharon Gadsden s.gadsden@talk21.com

 

 

Members Guide

Members Guide to the Essentials of Duplicate Bridge Law

I would urge all members to read and absorb this document. As the Laws and Regulations are constantly evolving, it is important we all keep abreast of developments. hard copies will also be made available in the club. Trevor.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS DOCUMENT

Results
23rd Jun 2016
Club Pairs
22nd Jun 2016
Alan Johnson Trophy
Director: Trevor Ward
20th Jun 2016
Club Pairs
Director: christine Ward
16th Jun 2016
Club Pairs
Calendar
Mon 27th Jun 2016
St Mary's Hospice Sims
Host: No Host
Wed 29th Jun 2016
Alan Johnson Trophy
Host: Carole Williamson
Thu 30th Jun 2016
Club Pairs
Host: Lynne Davies