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September Swiss Entry Form
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Club Winners Cup entry form
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This website provides details of all bridge clubs in the County that are affiliated to the Association and to the English Bridge Union. The county organises a number of competitions and leagues at County level. Full details of affiliated clubs and all our other activities can be found on this site.

Do you want to learn to play bridge?

A number of our affiliated clubs in Hertfordshire run Courses for beginners and improvers. To find out details of the Courses and Clubs near you together with contact details click on the menu page on the left titled Education and Teaching and then on the page titled Teaching in Clubs.

Many Congratulations to Gary Conrad, the HBA's Chief Tournament Director, on his promotion as EBU Senior Congress Tournament Director !

2015-2016 Competitions Programme

The 2015-2016 Competitions Programme has now been published. Copies will be delivered to all clubs during August for distribution to their members.

An online version is available via the tab on the left hand column of this page. 

County v Cambs & Hunts


Another clean sweep for the County against Cambs & Hunts on Sunday 26th July

A team won 14-6

B team won  18-2

C team won 20-0






Winners at Herts/Essex Green Point Swiss Pairs
Winners at Herts/Essex Green Point Swiss Pairs

Congratulations to Malcolm Harris and Rick Irwin on winning the Saturday Swiss Pairs, unbeaten in all seven matches in a field of 112 pairs.

Runners up were also a Herts pairing, Celia and Derek Oram. Also well done to Colin Haywood and Ian Kemp as winners of the NonExpert prize in 9th place


Winners at Herts/Essex Green Point Swiss Teams
Winners at Herts/Essex Green Point Swiss Teams

The Sunday Swiss Teams (50 teams) went right down to the final match of the final round - in the end winning by 1 VP were the Ian Pagan, Lyn Fry, Robert Procter and Abbey Smith team just ahead of Mary Hughes, David Owen, Nigel Marlow and David Beaver. Winners of the NonExpert Prize in 15th place were John Birch, Marion Cook, Keith Thompson and Graham Olliffe.



Congratulations to our B Squad who won their division of the final of above

The team was

Karima Basse & Roy Button (capt)

Fiona & Paul Littlewood

Maria Budd & Malcolm Harris

Roger Edmonds & David Stimson

New Entries Welcome for HBA League

New entries are welcome for the next HBA League season which runs from October 2015 to April 2016. Matches are played one a month in members' homes. New teams will come into Division 2. Matches are played in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. For more information or to request an entry form please contact john.leake@cantab.net

HBA Charitable giving for Season 2014-15

Following a successful Marjorie Lukyn Charity Cup this year proceeds of £872 will be donated to our chosen charity The Hertfordshire Children’s Fund

The charity chosen for the coming year is The Hertfordshire Society for the Blind who will receive the proceeds from this year’s Marjorie Lukyn Trophy.

October Tournament Directors Course

Sobell Bridge Club in Northwood is hosting an EBED Tournament Directors Course. It will take place on Saturdays on 3, 10, 17 th October with an Assessment on November 14th.

See the attached poster for full details

Victor Ludorum Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014/2015 competition:-

Open category: Celia & Derek Oram (joint winners)

Intermediates category: Colin Haywood & Ian Kemp (joint winners)

Cadets category: Joe Coulson & Anthony Osborne (joint winners)

A schedule showing all the points awarded in the 2014/2015 competitons year can be viewed via the "Victor Ludorum 2014/2015" tab in the left hand column.

Letchworth Heritage Bridge Club affiliates to EBU and HBA

Wecome to the Letchworth Heritage Bridge Club. The Club  has recently affiliated to the EBU and HBA. The club meets in Letchworth on Monday afternoon and Tuesday evening. Full details can be obtained by emailing marion Watkins, Secretary at  tonymarionwatkins@tiscali.co.uk.

We look forward to their participation in our various HBA events


Newsletter May 2015

The latest newsletter is now available and can be viewed by clicking on the menu item on the left hand side.

Hard copies of the newsletter will be distributed to clubs over the coming week

HBA Forthcoming Events

Seniors Teams Championship

Bridge Centre

11am, Tuesday 8 September 2015

A shortened two session teams of four competition with a buffet lunch interval for players born in or before 1955.

All players must be members of the HBA.

Pre-entry required by 1 September.

An entry form can be found in the 2015/2016 Competitions Programme or it can be downloaded via the "Calendar" tab on the left hand column of this page. Alternatively, click on the "Entry Forms" tab for an online entry form.

An Autumn Festival of

Green Pointed Swiss Events

(run jointly with Essex)

Swiss Pairs - Saturday 26 September 2015

Swiss Teams - Sunday 27 September 2015

Haileybury School, Hertford Heath, SG13 7NU

Both events start at 12noon and comprise 7 x 7 board matches with an interval for refreshments after the 4th match.

Pre-entry required.

Further details and an entry form can be found via the "Entry Forms" tab on the left hand column of this page.


19th Jul 2015
ODGP Swiss Teams
Director: Gary / Nicole / Richard
Scorer: Mitch
18th Jul 2015
GP Swiss Pairs
Director: Gary
Scorer: Mitch
17th May 2015
HBA Swiss Pairs
Director: Gary Conrad
Scorer: Gary Conrad
26th Apr 2015
Championship Pairs Final
Director: Peter Grice
Scorer: Peter Grice
8th Sep 2015
Seniors Teams Championship
Bridge Centre 11.00am
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26th Sep 2015
Green pointed Swiss Pairs
Haileybury School, Hertford Heath, SG13 7NU 12noon
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27th Sep 2015
Green pointed Swiss Teams
Haileybury School, Hertford Heath, SG13 7NU 12noon
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14th Oct 2015
Really Easy Pairs
Baptist Church Hall, Watford, WD17 1JJ 2pm
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