Full Screen Print Page Latest Enhancements Web Administration Help and Guide
Release 2.19k
 
Important Notices
  1. If you think there's a problem with the website, please contact the ECBA Webmaster and NOT Bridgewebs, using the menu-item below.
  2. If you do well in a tournament and think your success deserves a mention, please let the webmaster know promptly. 
  3. www.essexbridge.co.uk, or
    www.bridgewebs.com/essex
 
 
 
Recent Updates
Home Page
28th May 2017 13:24 BST
Private Adverts
27th May 2017 11:01 BST
Documents / Minutes
26th May 2017 17:55 BST
SE & West Essex - 2015/16
21st May 2017 17:27 BST
Switch Cup
21st May 2017 17:19 BST
Teams of Four & Plate
21st May 2017 17:19 BST
 
0 0 0 0 0 0
Pages viewed in 2017
 
Welcome to Essex Contract Bridge Association
EBU Really Easy Afternoon - Sat 27th March 2017

Congratulations to Vinaychandra Gandhi & Amarjeet Singh and Janet Pollit & Clive Smith who came first and second respectively in the Billericay heat and also nationally when the results were combined with those competing in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

SBU Overseas Congress - May 2017

Congratulations to Peter Oake, Simon Moorman, Chris Taylor & Linda Fleet who - with partners & team-mates - did well in various events at the Scottish Overseas Congress in Huelva, Spain. Click on this box for the News Archive, which contains full details and some photos!

Mixed Teams of Four - May 2017

Congratulations to Pat Johnson & Peter Scotting; Jacek Lapszys & Sandy Riach who won the first event of the new season - the Mixed Teams. Click here for the Results and Cross-IMPs

Eve Goblets - 2016-17

Congratulations to Paul & Val Mollison who have won the Men's and Ladies' Eve Goblets for the season just ended. This is the ECBA Victor Ludorum competition, with points awarded for successes in those ECBA competitions open to all ECBA members.  

West Essex League Division 1

Well done to Waltham Forresters (Tony Verran, Stuart Dunstan, Phil Mattacks & Andrew Barker) who won the league, beating their main rivals - Loughton Collier (Phil Collier, PeterScotting, Michael Watson & Sandy Riach) - into second place in the last match of the season. 

Essex Teams of 4 - Plate

Congratulations to Laurie Burtt's Team (with Stephanie Burtt, Sandy Smith, John Sutcliffe & Dennis Valtisiaris) who beat Chris Megahey's Team (with Alaric Cundy, Tony Philpott, Nigel Bardsley & Margaret Curtis) in the final of the Teams of 4 Plate. 

Lambourne Jersey Festival, 21st - 30th April 2017

Chris Taylor is up to his usual tricks with David Wing. They won the Seniors Pairs on Tuesday. Paul and Val Mollison came 3rd (of 32) in the Mid-week Pairs on Wednesday. Paul & Val again did well in the Mixed & Open Pairs on Thursday, coming 4th (of 34) and winning the Flitch, while Alan Aylott & Jon Ward were 5th.  Chris Taylor and David Wing joined forces with Paul & Val Mollison in the Swiss Teams, and ended the Festival on a high, coming 3rd (of 24). 

Essex Switch Cup 2016/17

Congratulations to Peter Scotting's team (with Sandy Riach, Mike Watson & Phil Collier) who have won this year's Switch KO. They defeated Peter Oake's team (with Simon Moorman, Robert Elliott & Steve Cade-Bowyer) in the final. 

Eve Goblets points have been assigned. 

Essex Championship Pairs, 23rd April 2017

Well done to Paul & Val Mollison who won the Championship Pairs - the premier pairs event in the ECBA calendar. Paul Spencer & Marc Chawner were second and Chris Megahey & Alaric Cundy third. Graham Foster & Dennis Johnson won the Consolation Final. Alan Cohen & Richard Register won Qualifier.  John & Ann Davison won the B Flight Pairs

Eve Goblets points have now been assigned. It's close!

EBU Easter Festival of Bridge - 2017

Congratulations to Pat Johnson and her team (Peter Scotting, Tony Verran, with Brian Gladman of Surrey) who came 9th out of 63 teams in the Swiss Teams, defeating some teams replete with internationals in the process.  

Tony Verran, again with Brian Gladman, came 2nd (of 16) in the B Flight Swiss Pairs

Earlier, Mustapha Rahaman and Richard Manning, of Mid Essex DBC, won the Really Easy Pairs, ahead of 51 other pairs nationally, having taken part in the Barleylands session. Well done!

ECBA Leagues - 2016/17

The season is coming to its conclusion, and first blood to the Barleylands team (Peter Oake, Robert Elliott, Steve Cade-Bowyer & Simon Moorman) who have won the S/E Essex Division 1, winning all their matches. 

Eve Goblets points have been assigned to the Barleylands team, as well as to Academics in second and Ultra Llama in third.  Val Mollison has now taken the lead in the Ladies, with Peter Franklin Frank Morrison retaining their lead in the Mens. 

Essex Teams of 4 - Final

Congratulations to Marc Chawner's team (with Paul Spencer, Peter Franklin and Frank Morrison; Alan Cohen and Richard Register had played in an earlier round) for a convincing victory in the final of the Essex Teams of Four KO. They defeated Theo Todman's team (with David Tennet, Chris Taylor and Albert Kitchin). 

Click on the heading for more information on this and other Essex KO competitions.

Eve Goblets points have been applied. Peter Franklin & Frank Morrison now share the lead in the Men's. Positions in the Ladies are unchanged, with Margaret Curtis in the lead. 

EBU Really Easy Weekend
EBU Really Easy Weekend

Well done to Tony & Sue French who made their way to Wroxton in Oxfordshire over the weekend 31st March - 2nd April 2017. They won the Saturday Afternoon session (EW).

 

Tony and Sue are comparatively new to the game but very enthusuastic and will be well-known to many in the Brentwood area as they have been central - with other club members - in saving the Hutton Club from near-extinction, such that it is now thriving and meets twice a week.  

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 26 affiliated clubs. 

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

More.....

 

Upcoming Competitions - ECBA & Elsewhere

Reminders & Alerts:-

Essex / Herts GP Weekend - July 2017

This year's event is over the weekend of 22-23 July, again at Wodson Park, Ware, Herts. Click on this box for more details and an entry form. 

Private Adverts

Click on the heading above (or links below) for more information on:-

ECBA Competition Programme - Summer 2017

The above programme has now been emailed to Club Secretaries. Click here to download. Note that the Programme may get out of date, so check the website Calendar and onward links for current information. 

EBU Master Points Lists - 2016

The annual lists showing Master Points gained in 2016, and ranks at the end of the year, have been published by the EBU.

A host of new reports showing master-point lists and promotions, enhancing the EBU reports, have been developed by your webmaster. Click the box heading if interested. 

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. 

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 14th May 2017
Mixed Teams
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Sun 23rd Apr 2017
B Flight Pairs
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Sun 23rd Apr 2017
Consolation Final
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 17:00
Sun 23rd Apr 2017
Championship Pairs Qualifier
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Calendar
Sun 4th Jun 2017
Club Pairs
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
 Click for more information
Sun 11th Jun 2017
George Curtis BP Teams
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
 Click for more information
Sun 18th Jun 2017
Bedfordshire GP Swiss Pairs
Wixams, MK42 6AB 12:00
 Click for more information
Sun 2nd Jul 2017
ECL vs Cambs & Hunts
Away TBA
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 26 affiliated clubs. 

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

More.....

 

Upcoming Competitions - ECBA & Elsewhere

Reminders & Alerts:-

Essex / Herts GP Weekend - July 2017

This year's event is over the weekend of 22-23 July, again at Wodson Park, Ware, Herts. Click on this box for more details and an entry form. 

Private Adverts

Click on the heading above (or links below) for more information on:-

ECBA Competition Programme - Summer 2017

The above programme has now been emailed to Club Secretaries. Click here to download. Note that the Programme may get out of date, so check the website Calendar and onward links for current information. 

EBU Master Points Lists - 2016

The annual lists showing Master Points gained in 2016, and ranks at the end of the year, have been published by the EBU.

A host of new reports showing master-point lists and promotions, enhancing the EBU reports, have been developed by your webmaster. Click the box heading if interested. 

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. 

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 14th May 2017
Mixed Teams
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Sun 23rd Apr 2017
B Flight Pairs
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Sun 23rd Apr 2017
Consolation Final
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 17:00
Sun 23rd Apr 2017
Championship Pairs Qualifier
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
Calendar
Sun 4th Jun 2017
Club Pairs
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
 Click for more information
Sun 11th Jun 2017
George Curtis BP Teams
Barleylands, CM11 2UD 13:00
 Click for more information
Sun 18th Jun 2017
Bedfordshire GP Swiss Pairs
Wixams, MK42 6AB 12:00
 Click for more information
Sun 2nd Jul 2017
ECL vs Cambs & Hunts
Away TBA