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Minutes of the AGM

held on 9 October 2016, together with reports by officers of the committee, can be read on the "AGM 2016" page.

Visitor to Cornwall?

As the most popular county in England in which to holiday, all our clubs are happy to welcome visiting bridge players for some mental stimulation after a relaxing day on the beach or walking the coastline! Again, contact the appropriate club secretary via the "Local Clubs" page so they know to expect you.

New to Bridge?
If you would like information on how and where to start learning to play bridge, of if you have played and would like an introduction to playing duplicate bridge at one of our clubs, click on Bridge Tuition (above) or contact the secretary in Cornish Bridge Clubs.
 
Western Counties League Success for C Team

The final round of matches were played on Sunday 14 May, and the C team held on to first position with a 13-7 win against Hereford. They (Brian & Elaine Relton, Chris Nichols & Jane Koldewey) were losing going into the fourth and final stanza but won it by 27 IMPs to clinch the title with 99 Victory Points, 5 ahead of Dorset. Congratulations to all those who played during the seven matches :  Brian & Elaine (6 appearances), Roger Bunt & Barry Cuff (3), Chris Nichols & Jane Koldewey (2), John Finch & Roger Graham (1), Dave Mattos & Henry Gompertz (1), Chris Nichols & Steven Clifton (1).

The team now goes forward to represent the Western Counties League in the C Division Inter-County Final to be held at Coventry BC on Sunday 9 July.

 

With the arrival of Geoff Smith to strengthen the squad, the A team had an encouraging season, finishing in third postion with 76 VPs. The B team, in recent years so often the most successful team of the three, had a bad season, with only one win and bottom place.

 

Thanks to all those who played in the teams this year, and in particular to Brian Relton, our Western League Secretary, for all his organisation behind the scenes.

Anyone who would like to put a partnership forward for consideration next season (starting in September) please contact Brian or Mike Booth or Rob Mabley.

32nd Open Cornwall Bridge Congress

The Congress will again be held at the delightful Falcon Hotel in Bude, North Cornwall with the same team of directors as last year. Entry forms have been mailed to last year's attendees, and they will also soon be distributed throughout the county. They can also be downloaded from this website. This year Rob Mabley (01208 814564) will be taking entries.

Remember the Falcon Hotel only has 29 rooms, so if you want to stay on-site for the Congress, it is important that you book in good time directly with the hotel. Quote "Bridge Congress" at reception to ensure you get the Congress rates.

Entries to date : Championship Pairs (Friday) : 18,  Consolation Pairs : 2, Swiss Pairs (Saturday) : 22,  Swiss Teams (Sunday) : 16.

Second Cornwall Charity Simultaneous Pairs

will be held at all clubs wishing to participate on TUESDAY 20 JUNE 2017. Last year this included Bude, Godolphin, Liskeard, St. Austell and Wadebridge. This year money raised will be for Cornwall Air Ambulance. I will be contacting club secretaries in the near future to ascertain whether they wish to hold a heat this year.

Introduction
Introduction

There are currently 13 bridge clubs in Cornwall that are affiliated to the English Bridge Union (EBU). They meet on a variety of weekday evenings. 

Most county events are held on Sundays between September and April at Ladock village hall, just east of Truro. Postcode is TR2 4PG.

The County hosts one event open to all members of the EBU. In September, the three day Cornish Congress is held in the attractive seaside town of Bude on the extreme North coast of the county. The weekend includes two one-day green-pointed events and a Championship Pairs on the Friday.

Click for the latest results
Partner Finding Service

To encourage players to enter county events, we are introducing a partner finding service from the beginning of 2017. If you are available to play in a pairs competition and would like a partner, please contact our Vice Chairperson, Liz Perry, who has kindly agreed to be the point of contact. Similarly, if you are a pair and would like team-mates to play in a teams event, Liz is also your contact. Liz' phone number is 01872 276623.  NB Entries are still to the person named in your county handbook or quoted on this website, not to Liz.

Calendar
20th June 2017
Cornwall Charity Simultaneous Pairs
Various clubs
in aid of Cornwall Air Ambulance.
Results
23rd April 2017
Ryley King Ladies' Pairs
Director: Jan Keast
Scorer: Liz Perry
23rd April 2017
Hilda Higman Men's Pairs
Director: Jim Barker
Scorer: Jim Barker
26th March 2017
Club Teams of Eight
Director: rb
Scorer: rb
Click for the latest results
Partner Finding Service

To encourage players to enter county events, we are introducing a partner finding service from the beginning of 2017. If you are available to play in a pairs competition and would like a partner, please contact our Vice Chairperson, Liz Perry, who has kindly agreed to be the point of contact. Similarly, if you are a pair and would like team-mates to play in a teams event, Liz is also your contact. Liz' phone number is 01872 276623.  NB Entries are still to the person named in your county handbook or quoted on this website, not to Liz.

Calendar
20th June 2017
Cornwall Charity Simultaneous Pairs
Various clubs
in aid of Cornwall Air Ambulance.
Results
23rd April 2017
Ryley King Ladies' Pairs
Director: Jan Keast
Scorer: Liz Perry
23rd April 2017
Hilda Higman Men's Pairs
Director: Jim Barker
Scorer: Jim Barker
26th March 2017
Club Teams of Eight
Director: rb
Scorer: rb