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BBCBA GROUP EMAIL FACILITY

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COUNTY TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015-16 - DRAW

Click this panel for the Draw of 1st & 2nd Round Matches.
(Click on "County Teams Championship" in menu on left for full details.)

BRIGHTON SUMMER CONGRESS

Berks & Bucks Players Successes:
16th August  Swiss Pairs:  Ed Scerri & Dick Davey 18th; Phil Thornton & Bob Holder 45th out of 287 pairs.
18th August  Open Pairs:  Andrew Murphy (with Simon Cope) 1st place.
19th August  Open Pairs:  Tony Williams & David Jukes 28th.
20th August  Mixed Pairs:   Carole Mueller & Chris Mooney 14th out of 112 pairs.
23rd August  Four Star Teams B Final:  Ed Scerri & Barry Myers with Gad Chadha & Malcolm Harris 1st Place (picture below)
      Consolation Final:     Tim Rees in the winning team.
Well done to all.

BRIGHTON SUMMER CONGRESS
SUMMER SENIOR CONGRESS

Berks & Bucks players were well represented in the Summer Senior Congress held at Eastbourne over 10-12 July.    Heather & Matthew Tan were 3rd in the Championship Pairs A-Final (just behind Celia & Derek Oram in 2nd place).    In the Swiss Teams, Colin Simpson was in a team in 9th place, with Heather & Matthew Tan (playing with Sue & Richard Millard) tying with Phil Thornton & Bob Holder (playing with R Proctor & M Robinson) both in 14th place.    Well done. 

AGM - 5 July 2015

Click to view the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the BBCBA held on 5th July 2015. 

VICTOR LUDORUM 2014-15
VICTOR LUDORUM 2014-15

Congratulations to our Chairman Dick Davey on winning the 2014-15 Victor Ludorum competition.   Dick was presented with the John Pares Cup at the AGM.    Close runner-up (2 points behind) was Ed Scerri, with Bob Holder, Carole Mueller & David Owen tying for 3rd place.    Well done all.
Click for the Final Table of Awards.

[For further information on the Victor Ludorum competition, click on the Victor Ludorum item in the menu on the left.]

TEAMS for the PERKINS CUP on 5 JULY 2015
TEAMS for the PERKINS CUP on 5 JULY 2015

Well done to Chris Mooney, Stan Harding, Tara Harding and Kevin Elstow on winning the Perkins Cup in the Teams event held on 5th July - the last event of the 2014-15 season.
The AGM of the association was held during the interval.   For the Minutes see item above.

GREEN POINT SWISS TEAMS - 21 JUNE 2015
GREEN POINT SWISS TEAMS - 21 JUNE 2015

The success of the Swiss pairs was followed by an equally successful Swiss Teams event with 50 teams competing.
Overall winners - winning the Richard Palmer Memorial Trophy - were Sandra Belcher, Bob Holder, Phil Thornton & David Perkins.  Runners up were Stuart Matthews, Mark Weeks, Richard Plackett & Mike Pownall, with Stefan Skorchev, Dessy Malakova, Shahzaad Natt & Steve Root in 3rd place.
Well done all.

And another big "Thank You" to Pat Dowdeswell and the team of directors for a well organised and well run weekend. 

GREEN POINT SWISS PAIRS - 20 JUNE 2015
GREEN POINT SWISS PAIRS - 20 JUNE 2015

In the first event of the B&B "Green Point Weekend" - Swiss Pairs - the winners of the Anders Wallen Trophy were our own World Champion Sally Brock partnering Barry Myers. Joint runners up were Richard Bowdery & Steve Root and Debbie Roberts & Geoff Nicholas.  Very well done.
As in previous years, the event was a success thanks to Pat Dowdeswell's excellent organisation.  The standard was high with 106 pairs competing (a very good attendance - in spite of a few pairs not showing up)
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STUDENT & GRADUATE LEAGUE END-OF-SEASON EVENT
End of season event winners 2015
Graduate league winners 2015
Student league winners 2015
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18 pairs competed, and the winners with a magnificent score of 74.4% were Elaine Leech & Sue Horley.  For the second year running a pair from the Student League beating all the Graduate League pairs! They are shown with the Bridge Plus trophy, kindly donated by Elena Jeronimidis. The runners-up with 61.1% were Malcolm Butwick and Bill Astles.   The winners of the Student League (Jill Roylance, Anne Byles,Val Bannister (captain), Barbara Gibbs) and the Graduate League (Clem Bradley, Anna Duncan, David Genders (captain), Helen Jennison ,Peter Simon) were also presented with their Trophies.    

LO4 WINNING TEAMS

The 2014-15 County League of Four (Brown Cup) competition is now complete. Congratulations to the members of the winning team in each Division who are listed below:
Div 1 & Winners of the Brown Cup: Mike Perkins (captain), Chris Cooper, John Howard, Andrew Murphy, Tim Rees, Ian Reissmann
Div 2: David Barnes (captain), James Bond, Jim Chapman, John Greenhalgh, Mike Ribbins
Div 3: Anders Wallen (captain), Angela Flintoft, Liz Hayton, Addis Page
Div 4: Liz Pratt (captain), Graham Cheetham, Avril Neighbour, Angie Wilson, Ron Wilson

The B&B League of Four is played in divisions and therefore caters for ALL abilities.  Information about this competition for 2015 – 2016 will be available shortly.  Anyone wanting further information should contact the League Secretary: bridge@lizpratt.me.uk or 01494 716037

LO8 WINNERS - GARDEN CITIES TROPHY REGIONAL FINAL

Congratulations to the following teams on winning their Divisions in the B&B League of 8: 

  Div 1 New Amersham A;    Div 2  Reading B;    Div 3  SBBC A;   Div 4  Five Aces A
Well done all.

As overall winners of the League, the New Amersham A teamRichard Bowdery & Dick Davey (capt), Gary Jones & Ed Scerri, Dee & Peter Lindon, Celia & Derek Oram - will now represent Berks & Bucks in the Regional Final of the Garden Cities Trophy at Richmond on 9 May.    We wish them Good Luck.

PREVIOUS EVENTS & NEWS ITEMS

News of events held prior to those shown above may be found in "Previous News Items"  (Menu on Left)

Click for the latest results
CALENDAR of B&BCBA EVENTS for 2015-2016

​In order to help the Director and Host, all players are asked to be seated 10 minutes before the scheduled start time of any event.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Click on event for further details.

Club Pairs (Waller Bowl) & Club Teams (Committee Cup) Championships - Heats played in Clubs
LEAGUE OF FOUR 2015-2016
COUNTY TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015-16
EBU CALENDAR
Results
5th Jul 2015
Perkins Cup
Director: Gary Conrad
21st Jun 2015
Green Point Swiss Teams
Director: Gary, Rob & Neil
20th Jun 2015
Green Point Swiss Pairs
Director: Gary, Rob & Neil
18th Jun 2015
End of Season Student-Graduate League
Director: Anders Wallen
17th May 2015
Friendly Pairs for the Finchampstead Plate
Director: Rob Sassoon
13th May 2015
B v B 'A' - Pairs Scores
Director: Ian & Anders
13th May 2015
B v B 'B' - Pairs Scores
Director: Ian & Anders
13th May 2015
B v B 'C' - Pairs Scores
Director: Ian & Anders
26th Apr 2015
Waller Bowl
Director: Ian & Keith
15th Apr 2015
Seniors Pairs
Director: Gary Conrad
12th Apr 2015
Mens and Ladies Pairs
Director: Gary Conrad
29th Mar 2015
Committee Cup Final
Director: Ian
1st Mar 2015
Mixed Pairs
Director: Rob Sassoon
8th Feb 2015
County Pairs Final
Director: Gary Conrad
8th Feb 2015
County Pairs Plate
Director: Gary Conrad
25th Jan 2015
Friendly Swiss Pairs for the Pat Husband Trophy
Director: Rob Sassoon
11th Jan 2015
County Pairs Qualifier
Director: Rob Sassoon
7th Dec 2014
The Carole Mueller Trophy
Director: Nick Doe
23rd Nov 2014
Friendly Pairs for the Tony Boothroyd Plate
Director: Rob Sassoon
9th Nov 2014
Jarrett Cup
Director: Gary Conrad
Calendar
Sun 4th Oct 2015
Swiss Pairs for the Denys Jenkins Trophy
Windsor 1:30
Director: Ian Mitchell
 Click for more information
Sun 8th Nov 2015
Butler Scored Pairs for the Jarrett Cup
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 22nd Nov 2015
Friendly Pairs for the Tony Boothroyd Plate
SBBC 1:30
Director: Rob Sassoon
 Click for more information
Sun 6th Dec 2015
Mixed Swiss Teams for the Carole Mueller Trophy
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 10th Jan 2016
County Pairs Qualifier
Windsor 1:30
 Click for more information
Sun 24th Jan 2016
Friendly Swiss Pairs for the Pat Husband Trophy
SBBC 1:30
Director: Rob Sassoon
 Click for more information
Sun 21st Feb 2016
County Pairs Final & Plate
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 13th Mar 2016
Mixed Pairs & Flitch
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 3rd Apr 2016
Club Teams Final - Committee Cup
Windsor 1:30
 Click for more information
Wed 13th Apr 2016
Senior Pairs for the Directors Cup
SBBC 10:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 24th Apr 2016
Men's Pairs for the Reg Capewell Trophy
Windsor 1:30
 Click for more information
Sun 24th Apr 2016
Ladies' Pairs for the Chairman's Cup
Windsor 1:30
 Click for more information
Sun 8th May 2016
Club Pairs Final - Waller Bowl
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Wed 11th May 2016
Berks v Bucks for the Phil Thornton Trophy
Windsor 7:30
Director: Ian Mitchell
 Click for more information
Sun 22nd May 2016
Friendly Pairs for the Finchampstead Plate
SBBC 1:30
Director: Rob Sassoon
Host: John Pendered
 Click for more information
Sat 18th Jun 2016
GP Swiss Pairs
Windsor 12:00
 Click for more information
Sun 19th Jun 2016
GP Swiss Teams
Windsor 12:00
 Click for more information
Sun 3rd Jul 2016
Teams for the Perkins Cup
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 3rd Jul 2016
AGM held in the interval of the Teams Event
Windsor
Click for the latest results
CALENDAR of B&BCBA EVENTS for 2015-2016

​In order to help the Director and Host, all players are asked to be seated 10 minutes before the scheduled start time of any event.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Click on event for further details.

Club Pairs (Waller Bowl) & Club Teams (Committee Cup) Championships - Heats played in Clubs
LEAGUE OF FOUR 2015-2016
COUNTY TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015-16
EBU CALENDAR
Results
5th Jul 2015
Perkins Cup
Director: Gary Conrad
21st Jun 2015
Green Point Swiss Teams
Director: Gary, Rob & Neil
20th Jun 2015
Green Point Swiss Pairs
Director: Gary, Rob & Neil
18th Jun 2015
End of Season Student-Graduate League
Director: Anders Wallen
17th May 2015
Friendly Pairs for the Finchampstead Plate
Director: Rob Sassoon
13th May 2015
B v B 'A' - Pairs Scores
Director: Ian & Anders
13th May 2015
B v B 'B' - Pairs Scores
Director: Ian & Anders
13th May 2015
B v B 'C' - Pairs Scores
Director: Ian & Anders
26th Apr 2015
Waller Bowl
Director: Ian & Keith
15th Apr 2015
Seniors Pairs
Director: Gary Conrad
12th Apr 2015
Mens and Ladies Pairs
Director: Gary Conrad
29th Mar 2015
Committee Cup Final
Director: Ian
1st Mar 2015
Mixed Pairs
Director: Rob Sassoon
8th Feb 2015
County Pairs Final
Director: Gary Conrad
8th Feb 2015
County Pairs Plate
Director: Gary Conrad
25th Jan 2015
Friendly Swiss Pairs for the Pat Husband Trophy
Director: Rob Sassoon
11th Jan 2015
County Pairs Qualifier
Director: Rob Sassoon
7th Dec 2014
The Carole Mueller Trophy
Director: Nick Doe
23rd Nov 2014
Friendly Pairs for the Tony Boothroyd Plate
Director: Rob Sassoon
9th Nov 2014
Jarrett Cup
Director: Gary Conrad
Calendar
Sun 4th Oct 2015
Swiss Pairs for the Denys Jenkins Trophy
Windsor 1:30
Director: Ian Mitchell
 Click for more information
Sun 8th Nov 2015
Butler Scored Pairs for the Jarrett Cup
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 22nd Nov 2015
Friendly Pairs for the Tony Boothroyd Plate
SBBC 1:30
Director: Rob Sassoon
 Click for more information
Sun 6th Dec 2015
Mixed Swiss Teams for the Carole Mueller Trophy
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 10th Jan 2016
County Pairs Qualifier
Windsor 1:30
 Click for more information
Sun 24th Jan 2016
Friendly Swiss Pairs for the Pat Husband Trophy
SBBC 1:30
Director: Rob Sassoon
 Click for more information
Sun 21st Feb 2016
County Pairs Final & Plate
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 13th Mar 2016
Mixed Pairs & Flitch
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 3rd Apr 2016
Club Teams Final - Committee Cup
Windsor 1:30
 Click for more information
Wed 13th Apr 2016
Senior Pairs for the Directors Cup
SBBC 10:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 24th Apr 2016
Men's Pairs for the Reg Capewell Trophy
Windsor 1:30
 Click for more information
Sun 24th Apr 2016
Ladies' Pairs for the Chairman's Cup
Windsor 1:30
 Click for more information
Sun 8th May 2016
Club Pairs Final - Waller Bowl
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Wed 11th May 2016
Berks v Bucks for the Phil Thornton Trophy
Windsor 7:30
Director: Ian Mitchell
 Click for more information
Sun 22nd May 2016
Friendly Pairs for the Finchampstead Plate
SBBC 1:30
Director: Rob Sassoon
Host: John Pendered
 Click for more information
Sat 18th Jun 2016
GP Swiss Pairs
Windsor 12:00
 Click for more information
Sun 19th Jun 2016
GP Swiss Teams
Windsor 12:00
 Click for more information
Sun 3rd Jul 2016
Teams for the Perkins Cup
Windsor 1:30
Director: Gary Conrad
 Click for more information
Sun 3rd Jul 2016
AGM held in the interval of the Teams Event
Windsor