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
County Match v Essex

Match v Essex on 15th January
A Squad 17-3
B Squad 4-16
C Squad 17-3
Well done to everybody another great season and a special congratulations to the C Squad who have won the Eastern County League and will now go to National Finals

Depending on other results both A and B are still in with a chance.

Congratulations

To Stan & Tara Harding, Andrew Doye & Mike Rawlin on winning the Humble Plate 8th Jan 2017

Forthcoming HBA Events

All events held at The Bridge Centre unless otherwise notified.

Championship Pairs Semi-final.12noon, Sun 29 Jan 2017. Click here for further information.


Humble Cup 2nd Qualifinal. 12noon, Sun 5 Feb 2017. For the 8 teams that qualified from the 1st Qualifinal. Pre-entry not required. Entry fee to be paid at the event.


Cadet Pairs Final. 7.30pm, Fri 17 Feb 2017. Click here for further information


 

Other Forthcoming Events

Rising Stars Pairs at Hitchin Bridge Club, 
1:00pm, Sat 1st Apr 2017. Click here for further information.

Click for the latest results
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 tba


Teaching Course
EBED Club Teacher training courses tba. 

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
8th Jan 2017
Humble Plate
Director: Peter Grice
Scorer: Peter Grice
8th Jan 2017
Humble Cup 1st Qualifinal
4th Dec 2016
Desmond Flockhart Trophy
Director: Peter Grice
Scorer: Peter Grice
25th Nov 2016
Eccles Cup Green Section
Director: Gary Conrad
Scorer: Gary Conrad
Calendar
29th Jan 2017
Championship Pairs semifinal
Bridge Centre 12noon
 Click for more information
5th Feb 2017
Humble Cup 2nd Qualifinal
Bridge Centre 12noon
17th Feb 2017
Cadet Pairs Final
Bridge Centre 7.30pm
 Click for more information
10th Mar 2017
Marjorie Lukyn Charity Cup Final
Bridge Centre 7.30pm
 Click for more information
Click for the latest results
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 tba


Teaching Course
EBED Club Teacher training courses tba. 

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
8th Jan 2017
Humble Plate
Director: Peter Grice
Scorer: Peter Grice
8th Jan 2017
Humble Cup 1st Qualifinal
4th Dec 2016
Desmond Flockhart Trophy
Director: Peter Grice
Scorer: Peter Grice
25th Nov 2016
Eccles Cup Green Section
Director: Gary Conrad
Scorer: Gary Conrad
Calendar
29th Jan 2017
Championship Pairs semifinal
Bridge Centre 12noon
 Click for more information
5th Feb 2017
Humble Cup 2nd Qualifinal
Bridge Centre 12noon
17th Feb 2017
Cadet Pairs Final
Bridge Centre 7.30pm
 Click for more information
10th Mar 2017
Marjorie Lukyn Charity Cup Final
Bridge Centre 7.30pm
 Click for more information