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Sad News

We are sorry to report the death of Barry Newman on Thursday 5th January. Although he had very poor health through last year, Barry died suddenly and unexpectedly.

Barry was a member of both Castle and Rayleigh & Rochford Bridge Clubs and had for many years played in the South Essex Bridge League.

There are no funeral details at present.

ECBA Swiss Pairs - 8th January 2017

Congratulations to the following who took the top 3 places in the Swiss Pairs:-

  1. Jacek Lapszys & Michael Watson
  2. Paul & Val Mollison
  3. Peter Franklin & Frank Morrison

The full results are HERE. Blue points have now been added.

Note that there was a computer problem with the assignments for Round 2. Potentially disadvantaged pairs have been compensated with VP adjustments in accord with the EBU White Book Section 3.5 ("Mismatches in Swiss events").

The results have now been sent to the EBU, and the Eve Goblets points awarded & the leader board updated. 

Saxons - Autumn 2016

After an excellent start to the season, Saxons lost their last five matches and finished 6th of 10 in the TGR's Super League Division 2.

Because of insufficient availability of players, Saxons will not be entering the TGRs Super League for the Spring 2017 season.

National Competitions - 2016/17

Your attention is drawn to two items on the website related to national competitions of one sort or another. Click on the links for more information:-

  1. National KOs: the page has now been set up for the current year. 
  2. CiN SIMS: These have now been finalised, and Essex successes are listed. 

Since these pages are produced by your webmaster following a long trawl through pages of stuff, please report any errors or omissions to him. 

ECBA Mixed Pairs - December 2016

Well done to John Stimson & Winnie Godber who won Sunday's Mixed Pairs. Richard Perryman & Mary Homer came second and Steven Coulter & Val Card came third. Martin & Sandy Smith won the Flitch. 22 pairs took part. 

The Eve Goblets standings have been updated. 

Tollemache Cup Qualifying Round 2016

The Essex team for the qualifying round of EBU Inter-county championship (Margaret Curtis, David Sherman; Peter Oake, Robert Elliott; John Sutcliffe, Richard Register; Frank Morrison, Peter Franklin; Simon Moorman, Steve Cade-Bowyer) performed creditably in Birmingham over the weekend of 19th-20th November, but did not progress to the finals. They came 6th / 9 in Group B, an improvement on recent years in what is a very tough competition. 

Sue Taylor Memorial Trophy - November 2016

Congratulations to  Margaret Curtis & David Sherman and Peter Franklin & Frank Morrison who won the Sue Taylor Memorial Trophy by a considerable margin. Twelve teams took part. Click here for full details.

The Eve Goblets standings have been updated. 

EBU Seniors Congress - November 2016

Well done to Dennis Valtisiaris & John Sutcliffe who came fourth in the "B" Final of the Seniors Championship Pairs at Reading on 5th November. 

Fletcher Trophy and Cup for Clubs - Sunday 30th October 2016
  • Fletcher 1
  • Fletcher 2
  • Fletcher 3
  • Fletcher 4

Well done to the following club teams who were successful in the above two competitions:-

Autumn Seniors - October 2016

Well done to Stephanie & Laurie Burtt who won the Autumn Seniors on Wednesday 26th October. Val & Paul Mollison were second and  Peter Oake & Frank Morrison third. 25 pairs took part.

After two of the three events, Dennis Johnson and Graham Foster are jointly in the lead, with Val and Paul Mollison in joint-third place

Essex Contract Bridge Association

(A constituent member of the English Bridge Union)

The ECBA was formed in 1946. We now have around 2,100 members and 29 affiliated clubs. 

We now have 3 clubs that are amongst the 50 most active in the country

More.....

 

Upcoming Competitions - ECBA & Elsewhere

Reminders & Alerts:-

NOTE: The Woodham Congress is now to be held at BARLEYLANDS and the start of the Saturday session is now 13:15. The ECBA calendar is now correct, but the Woodham entry form and website currently show the former arrangements. 

ECBA Leagues - Set up for 2016/17

All the SE & W Essex Leagues & Friendly Fours Leagues have now been set up on the EBU website. Would Team Captains please set up fixtures using MyEBU. 

Private Adverts

Click on the heading above for more information on:-

  • Friendly Teams of Eight - CANCELLED - enter Friendly Fours (Click Here)
  • Hutton: New Friendly First Wednesdays
  • Collier Row - Host System now in operation
Top Clubs

Based on the EBU's statistics for 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2016 we now have 3 clubs amongst the 50 most active in the country. Special congratulations to Bernie Hunt for the "new entry", Mid Essex BC:-

Play It Again (Sam)

Some Website users may be unaware of a wonderful new and updated Bridgewebs feature for reviewing your results. Go to "Results", and click on "Scorecards". Under each hand, there's a "Play It Again" button that's been around for a while. A new feature - the "Results Analysis" button - gives all sorts juicy statistics, including X-IMPs for teams events. It only applies where automated deal files have been uploaded. See the Help File for a full explanation. 

EBU Master Points Lists - 2015

The reports for 2015 have been finalised and are available on the EBU website. Click this box. 

English Bridge Education & Development

The EBU is keen that all members are aware of the services of EBED, its new charity for Bridge Education & Development, Click on this box to find out more and visit their new website!

Results
Sun 15th Jan 2017
ECL vs Hertfordshire
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Sun 8th Jan 2017
Swiss Pairs
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Tue 27th Dec 2016
EBU Really Easy Afternoon
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Sun 4th Dec 2016
Mixed Pairs
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Calendar
Sat 21st Jan 2017
S. Woodham Ferrers Congress - Swiss Pairs
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:15
(Entry Form)
Sun 22nd Jan 2017
S. Woodham Ferrers Congress - Swiss Teams
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
(Entry Form)
Sat 4th Feb 2017
Play with an Expert
Barleylands 14:00
 Click for more information
Sun 12th Feb 2017
Cornell Trophy
Anglo European School, Willow Green, Ingatestone, CM4 0DJ 14:00
 Click for more information
Essex Contract Bridge Association

(A constituent member of the English Bridge Union)

The ECBA was formed in 1946. We now have around 2,100 members and 29 affiliated clubs. 

We now have 3 clubs that are amongst the 50 most active in the country

More.....

 

Upcoming Competitions - ECBA & Elsewhere

Reminders & Alerts:-

NOTE: The Woodham Congress is now to be held at BARLEYLANDS and the start of the Saturday session is now 13:15. The ECBA calendar is now correct, but the Woodham entry form and website currently show the former arrangements. 

ECBA Leagues - Set up for 2016/17

All the SE & W Essex Leagues & Friendly Fours Leagues have now been set up on the EBU website. Would Team Captains please set up fixtures using MyEBU. 

Private Adverts

Click on the heading above for more information on:-

  • Friendly Teams of Eight - CANCELLED - enter Friendly Fours (Click Here)
  • Hutton: New Friendly First Wednesdays
  • Collier Row - Host System now in operation
Top Clubs

Based on the EBU's statistics for 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2016 we now have 3 clubs amongst the 50 most active in the country. Special congratulations to Bernie Hunt for the "new entry", Mid Essex BC:-

Play It Again (Sam)

Some Website users may be unaware of a wonderful new and updated Bridgewebs feature for reviewing your results. Go to "Results", and click on "Scorecards". Under each hand, there's a "Play It Again" button that's been around for a while. A new feature - the "Results Analysis" button - gives all sorts juicy statistics, including X-IMPs for teams events. It only applies where automated deal files have been uploaded. See the Help File for a full explanation. 

EBU Master Points Lists - 2015

The reports for 2015 have been finalised and are available on the EBU website. Click this box. 

English Bridge Education & Development

The EBU is keen that all members are aware of the services of EBED, its new charity for Bridge Education & Development, Click on this box to find out more and visit their new website!

Results
Sun 15th Jan 2017
ECL vs Hertfordshire
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Sun 8th Jan 2017
Swiss Pairs
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Tue 27th Dec 2016
EBU Really Easy Afternoon
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Sun 4th Dec 2016
Mixed Pairs
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Calendar
Sat 21st Jan 2017
S. Woodham Ferrers Congress - Swiss Pairs
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:15
(Entry Form)
Sun 22nd Jan 2017
S. Woodham Ferrers Congress - Swiss Teams
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
(Entry Form)
Sat 4th Feb 2017
Play with an Expert
Barleylands 14:00
 Click for more information
Sun 12th Feb 2017
Cornell Trophy
Anglo European School, Willow Green, Ingatestone, CM4 0DJ 14:00
 Click for more information