Charity Donation

Our nominated charity for 2017-18 was the Rennie Grove Hospice and through the Marjorie Lukyn, we raised £1,299 for them.  Click here for their letter of thanks.

Congratulations to all those achieving new master point promotions. Click here.. to see the February list.

HBA Committee Meeting

Key points from the Committee Meeting of January 21st are available here..

Do you want to learn/improve your bridge - click here.

Club Directors - click here for useful information on training courses and updated flowcharts.

Youth - new handbook and safeguarding policies also applicable for vulnerable adults,

EBED are here to help you. 

This website provides details of all bridge clubs that are affiliated to the County Assoc and the EBU
Forthcoming HBA Events

Please note that unless otherwise advised, all events take place at Gosling Sports Park AL8 6XE in the new bridge rooms.  These are in the main sports park building which is on the other side of the car park from the Sports Hall and the old Bridge Centre.  
NB Parking Charges are in force at the Sports Park - click here for exemption instructions.

Cadet Pairs Final
Friday April 12th at 7:30pm
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Championship Pairs Final
Sunday April 14th at 12:00pm
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Seniors Pairs 
Tuesday April 23rd at 10:30am
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HBA’s Annual General Meeting
Sunday 19th May at Gosling Sports Park, Welwyn with a 12.00 start

This is an opportunity to hear Gary Conrad’s Chairman’s report on the 2018/9 season, to hear HBA’s plans for the future and also to raise any questions of HBA officers.
The (short) AGM is open to all HBA members and will be followed by a duplicate pairs session. 

Green Pointed Swiss Pairs and Teams
Weekend of July 20th - 21st at Wodson Park, Ware
This is a joint event between the HBA & the Essex Contract Bridge Association.
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Other Forthcoming Herts Events

Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs Sunday April 7th 2019 starting at 12:00 at Welwyn Garden City Bridge Club
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Spring Swiss Pairs 
Tuesday April 16th 2019 starting at 7:30pm at Watford & Bushey Bridge Club
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Bridge Safari - "Charity Duplicate Bridge on the Go"    Just a few places left!
Tuesday April 30th 2019 starting at 11:00am around WGC at six different local pubs and eateries all within 3 miles of the Bridge Centre
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Spring Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs 
Saturday 1st June 2019 starting at 1:00pm at Hitchin Bridge Club
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Further Afield

Green Pointed Swiss Teams 
May 19th  2019 at 11am at Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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Green Pointed Swiss Pairs & Swiss Teams
June 22nd - 23rd  2019 at Windsor
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For links to other counties' websites - click here


County Match vs Northants

Sunday 17th March 2019 County Match v Cambs & Hunts

A Team Lost 0-20

B Team Won 16-4

C Team Won 13-7

The B & C squads have won their leagues and have qualified for the National Finals and the A squad finished second.


Another great season for the county - well played everybody

BUTLERS nowavailable under Eastern Counties Tab

Marjorie Lukyn Final

Congratulations to Richard Banbury & Nick Prentice, winners of the 2019 Marjorie Lukyn final held at Gosling Sports Park on March 8th.

Congratulations to the 2019 Winners of the Cadet Teams
Congratulations to the 2019 Winners of the Cadet Teams

The winning Hitchin Red team:
Stephen & Jocelyn Binks
Christine Gibson & Sandra Biggerstaff

Humble Cup Plate Final

Congratulations to Saroj & Alan Ellis and Bernard & Margaret Eddleston for winning the 2019 Humble Plate at the Bridge Centre on January 13th.

Des Flockhart Trophy
Des Flockhart Trophy

The Des Flockhart Trophy for 2018 was won by St Albans.  Congratulations to Stan & Tara Harding (not pictured), John Mathews & Susan Dow, James Rogers & Denis King, Sara Barnett & Harry Silverman.