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County Matches 2017/2018

The new MCL season (2018-18) starts in Sept with an away match against Notts on Sept 9th.Then:
home vs Staffs 14th Oct (TBC)
(Premises in use on 7th Oct)
away vs Worcs 11th Nov
home vs Gloucs 9th Dec
away vs Oxford 13th Jan
home vs Warks 10th Feb
home vs Leics 14th April

Welcome to Derbyshire Contract Bridge Association
Phone Rings During Play

Please be aware should your phone make a noise during play you WILL be fined 1/2 VP 

Club/DCBA Heats to qualify for County Pairs 2018-19 Final

Ringwood BC holding their heat on Mon 26th Nov
Bakewell BC Heat Tues 27th Nov
British Rail BC Heat TBA
East Midlands BC Heat Monday 3rd Dec
Derby BC Heat TBA
Ripley BC Heat Monday 3rd Dec

Allestree BC Heat TBA
DCBA Heat Wed 2nd Jan 2019
Please note that apart from the evening events at Bakewell and Allestree, bridge starts at 19:00 so please arrive before 18:50, also if you are not regular players or members at the club, please advise them before hand that you are intending to play.
At Bakewell and Allestree bridge starts at 18:45 so please arrive before 18:35. Afternoon session starts at 13:00 so please arrive before 12:50.

Remember you can attempt to qualify as many times as you wish. The County Pairs Final will be held on 27th Jan 2019.
This year the consolation Final is being run seperately on 20th Jan 2019 players should have partnership NGS of a J or lower. To reserve a place contact Ken Smith/Derek Turner/Jim Parker

Oct-17 Masterclass notes are viewable via menu tab
DCBA Competitions

The rules of our competitions are published on the DCBA website and details of our calendar and competitions (Sept-Aug) are published in our members hand book. This year we emailed the document to as many members that we could and it is also available via this website. Each year competitions are discussed at our AGM and then the competitions subcommittee meet in June/July to finalise the new calendar and agree any competition changes, the calendar/members hand book is then approved at the following main committee meeting. If any members have any comments or suggestions please try and attend the AGM on May 3rd 2018 and then members attending can agree or make comment. Should you have comments or suggestions and are unable to attend the AGM please pass them to the DCBA secretary (Jim Parker; Mob 07980716894; or your Club’s DCBA Representative and they can be raised at the AGM on your behalf. Please try and avoid making suggestions too close to an event as often it is too late to make changes and may only increase the stress levels of the event organisers. Your input will be appreciated and making it at the right time means we can evaluate your suggestion and hopefully improve our competitions for the benefit of members.

Derbyshire Contract Bridge Association
Derbyshire Contract Bridge Association
  • Promotes Contract Bridge in the Derbyshire Area.
  • Affiliated to the English Bridge Union.
  • Runs many County based events during each year including 6 teams-of eight leagues.
  • Most DCBA County Events are held on Wednesday evenings at The Old School, Spondon.  There is bridge most days of the week at The Old School,  Spondon click here to see.
  • Touch the 'Useful Links' Button to get to the websites of various DCBA Clubs
T of 8 2018-19

For league info regarding rules/fixture/venues/nominated players please access via T of 8 side tab

Winter Swiss (5)
Winter Swiss (4)
Winter Swiss (3)
Winter Swiss (2)
EBU Green Point Event Ė Derbyshire (EMBA Spondon)
EBU Green Point Event Ė Derbyshire (EMBA Spondon)
17th Nov 2018
Tollemache Qualifier (The St Johnís Hotel, Warwick Rd, Solihull) EBU
18th Nov 2018
Tollemache Qualifier (The St Johnís Hotel, Warwick Rd, Solihull) EBU
21st Nov 2018
Teams-of-eight (4)
The Old School Spondon
18:50 for 19:00