The Hertfordshire Bridge Association
 
Did you know you club can win 1000 just running a Simultaneous Pairs?

Every year the EBU award prizes for:

  • each Sim event winner nationally
  • each club winner is entered into a draw winning from £100 to £1000
  • each club is entered into a draw and can win from £100 to £1000

Click here to see how clubs and players in Hertfordshire faired this year or here for the EBU link.

Click here for HBA Feb 2016 Newsletter
Partnership Desk

The HBA offer a Partnership Desk for all HBA events except those that are preceded by club qualifying heats and club representative competitions.

If you are looking for a partner or team mates, contact Jeff Green, tel: 01923 290067, email: jgqmf@live.co.uk who will be pleased to help.

 
This website provides details of all bridge clubs that are affiliated to the County Assoc and the EBU
Hertfordshire Bridge Association AGM

Forthcoming HBA Events

All events take place in the Bridge Centre, Gosling Sports Park AL8 6XE unless otherwise advised.

Green pointed weekend. Saturday/Sunday 22/23 July 2017.

Wodson Park, Wadesmill Rd, Ware, SG12 0UQ

Click here entry form and brochure.

County Match V Cambs & Hunts

Sunday 21st May

A Team Lost 5-15

B Team Won 17-3

C Team Won 19-1

Other Forthcoming Events

Oxfordshire Green Pointed Event 10/11th June

Swiss Pairs on the Saturday, Swiss Teams on the Sunday at the Marlborough School Enterprise Centre, Shipton Road, Woodstock OX20 1LP. Click here for entry form and brochure.

Bedfordshire Green Pointed 18th June

Bedfordshire Bridge Association GREEN POINTED SWISS PAIRS 12 noon Sunday 18th June 2017 at The Wixams Lakeview Village Hall Blakelands Avenue Wixams Village MK42 6AB. Click here for entry form and brochure.

Berks and Bucks Green Point Weekend on 17/18 June 2017

Click on Title for more details

Oxfordshire Bridge Festival 4-7th September

Click on title for more information.

Click for the latest results
Congratulations to

Roger Edmonds & Jeff Green on winning the AGM Swiss Pairs held on 14th May.

Victor Ludorum awards

Congratulations to the winners for the 2016/2017 season:-

June Ball - Open category

Jacqui Collier, Joanne Turner & Vincent Shaw - (joint winners) - Intermediate category

Stuart Tarrant & Debbie West - (joint winners) - Cadet category

click here for the Victor Ludorum list

Congratulations to:

Alan Kay and Dave Walker on winning the Championship Pairs Final on 23rd April 2017.

Learning and Development

Want to Learn/Improve your Bridge?   
A number of our affiliated clubs run local courses and events for beginners and improvers. Click here  for contact details for courses and Clubs near you.


Club Tournament Directors Training

Course being planned for Welwyn - see here for info

http://www.ebedcio.org.uk/td-course-calendar


EBED Club Teacher Training Courses
http://www.ebedcio.org.uk/club-teacher-training

THE THIRD WAY FIVE CARD MAJORS WITH A WEAK NO TRUMP by Ian Kemp and Colin Haywood

Click on each heading to read the article - Introduction

Five Card Majors

Weak No Trump

Combining Five Card Majors and Weak No Trump

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

Two Over One Responses

Wide Range 1NT Response after 1H-1S

Other Aspects and Conclusions

NB This article contains additional information than the previously published version.
To Print the entire article click here.

When opponents X our Stayman or 4th Suit asking bids

Here we reproduce an extract on this everyday situation from Tuğrul Kaban’s recent book A Complete System for the Tournament Bridge Player.Click here for the extract.

Misinformation and Misbids

What you can do when you think you are damaged by an opponent’s bid or a wrong explanation of a bid. Gary Conrad sheds some light on this tricky subject. Click here for the information.

Results
14th May 2017
HBA AGM Swiss Pairs
Director: Richard Banbury
Scorer: Richard Banbury
23rd Apr 2017
Championship Pairs Final
Director: Richard Banbury
Scorer: Richard Banbury
21st Apr 2017
Cadet Teams Final
Scorer: Gary Conrad
11th Apr 2017
Senior Pairs Championship
Director: Gary Conrad
Scorer: Gary Conrad
Calendar
16th Jul 2017
County Match Suffolk Away
2-15 pm
22nd Jul 2017
Green pointed Swiss Pairs
Wodson Park, Ware 12noon
 Click for more information
23rd Jul 2017
Green pointed Swiss Teams
Wodson Park, Ware 12noon
 Click for more information
17th Sep 2017
County Match Beds Away
2pm
Click for the latest results
Congratulations to

Roger Edmonds & Jeff Green on winning the AGM Swiss Pairs held on 14th May.

Victor Ludorum awards

Congratulations to the winners for the 2016/2017 season:-

June Ball - Open category

Jacqui Collier, Joanne Turner & Vincent Shaw - (joint winners) - Intermediate category

Stuart Tarrant & Debbie West - (joint winners) - Cadet category

click here for the Victor Ludorum list

Congratulations to:

Alan Kay and Dave Walker on winning the Championship Pairs Final on 23rd April 2017.

Learning and Development

Want to Learn/Improve your Bridge?   
A number of our affiliated clubs run local courses and events for beginners and improvers. Click here  for contact details for courses and Clubs near you.


Club Tournament Directors Training

Course being planned for Welwyn - see here for info

http://www.ebedcio.org.uk/td-course-calendar


EBED Club Teacher Training Courses
http://www.ebedcio.org.uk/club-teacher-training

THE THIRD WAY FIVE CARD MAJORS WITH A WEAK NO TRUMP by Ian Kemp and Colin Haywood

Click on each heading to read the article - Introduction

Five Card Majors

Weak No Trump

Combining Five Card Majors and Weak No Trump

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

Two Over One Responses

Wide Range 1NT Response after 1H-1S

Other Aspects and Conclusions

NB This article contains additional information than the previously published version.
To Print the entire article click here.

When opponents X our Stayman or 4th Suit asking bids

Here we reproduce an extract on this everyday situation from Tuğrul Kaban’s recent book A Complete System for the Tournament Bridge Player.Click here for the extract.

Misinformation and Misbids

What you can do when you think you are damaged by an opponent’s bid or a wrong explanation of a bid. Gary Conrad sheds some light on this tricky subject. Click here for the information.

Results
14th May 2017
HBA AGM Swiss Pairs
Director: Richard Banbury
Scorer: Richard Banbury
23rd Apr 2017
Championship Pairs Final
Director: Richard Banbury
Scorer: Richard Banbury
21st Apr 2017
Cadet Teams Final
Scorer: Gary Conrad
11th Apr 2017
Senior Pairs Championship
Director: Gary Conrad
Scorer: Gary Conrad
Calendar
16th Jul 2017
County Match Suffolk Away
2-15 pm
22nd Jul 2017
Green pointed Swiss Pairs
Wodson Park, Ware 12noon
 Click for more information
23rd Jul 2017
Green pointed Swiss Teams
Wodson Park, Ware 12noon
 Click for more information
17th Sep 2017
County Match Beds Away
2pm