The Hertfordshire Bridge Association
 
Click here for HBA Feb 2016 Newsletter
Do you want to learn to play bridge?

A number of our affiliated clubs run local Courses/events for beginners and improvers. Click here for contact details for Courses and Clubs near you.

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.

Harlow bridge club joins the H.B.A.

We are pleased to say that Harlow Knights Bridge Club is now affiliated to Hertfordshire. They meet every Friday at 7.30
at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy and Nursery, Cooks Spinney, Mardyke Road, Harlow, Essex, CM20 3BW. See website for map.
Teams of four meet on the second Friday of each month. Contact: david.carter987@btinternet.com 01279 420340  www.harlowbridgeclub.org.uk

 

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


The Law of Total Tricks

How can you tell in a competitive auction when to pass, when to bid one more or when to double for penalties? 
Geoff Lacey tells how the law of total tricks can help.
Adapted from his book "The Knave of Spades".
Click here for the article.


WBBC Teams Competition

First Price £600
Closing date for entries 25th September
Click here for more information.


HBA Teams League 2016-2017

The HBA Teams League new season will run from October 2016 to April 2017. Teams of four matches are played once a month in the houses of members. Captains of teams who entered last season will be contacted about entry for the forthcoming season. New entries are also especially welcome. Anyone wishing to enter a team should contact john.leake@cantab.net


Club Tournament Directors training

Click here for more information


Competitions Programme 2016-2017

The annual Competitions Programme and Club Information booklet for the forthcoming season has now been published.
Hard copies will be available for members to collect at affiliated clubs by early August. 
To access an electronic version, click here


HBA Forthcoming Events

New HBA Pairs League 2016-2017
Cash Prizes

Join us in this exciting new event
Starts 7.30 Fri 7th Oct
at the Bridge Centre

Click here for full details and here for manual entry form and here for on line entry form
 


Seniors Teams Championship
11am Tues 13th Sept
at the Bridge Centre

Click here for further details


 Green Pointed Swiss Weekend
Swiss Pairs -
12.00 Sat 24 Sept

Swiss Teams -
12.00 Sun 25th Sept

Wodson Park, Ware,
SG12 OUQ

Click here For further details.

The 46th Beds & Northants Congress

Blue Pointed Championship Pairs Sat 10th Sept
Green Pointed Swiss Teams Sun 11th Sept
Click here for full details and here for entry form.

Results
25th Jul 2016
Swiss Teams Cross Imps results
24th Jul 2016
GP Swiss Teams
Director: Gary
Scorer: Mitch
23rd Jul 2016
GP Swiss Pairs
Director: Gary
Scorer: Mitch
26th Jun 2016
County Match v Northants Away
Calendar
13th Sep 2016
Seniors Teams Championship
Bridge Centre 11am
 Click for more information
24th Sep 2016
Green pointed Swiss Pairs
Wodson Park, Ware 12noon
 Click for more information
25th Sep 2016
Green pointed Swiss Teams
Wodson Park, Ware 12noon
 Click for more information
7th Oct 2016
Pairs League (continuing 4 Nov & 2 Dec)
Bridge Centre 7.30pm
 Click for more information
HBA Forthcoming Events

New HBA Pairs League 2016-2017
Cash Prizes

Join us in this exciting new event
Starts 7.30 Fri 7th Oct
at the Bridge Centre

Click here for full details and here for manual entry form and here for on line entry form
 


Seniors Teams Championship
11am Tues 13th Sept
at the Bridge Centre

Click here for further details


 Green Pointed Swiss Weekend
Swiss Pairs -
12.00 Sat 24 Sept

Swiss Teams -
12.00 Sun 25th Sept

Wodson Park, Ware,
SG12 OUQ

Click here For further details.

The 46th Beds & Northants Congress

Blue Pointed Championship Pairs Sat 10th Sept
Green Pointed Swiss Teams Sun 11th Sept
Click here for full details and here for entry form.

Results
25th Jul 2016
Swiss Teams Cross Imps results
24th Jul 2016
GP Swiss Teams
Director: Gary
Scorer: Mitch
23rd Jul 2016
GP Swiss Pairs
Director: Gary
Scorer: Mitch
26th Jun 2016
County Match v Northants Away
Calendar
13th Sep 2016
Seniors Teams Championship
Bridge Centre 11am
 Click for more information
24th Sep 2016
Green pointed Swiss Pairs
Wodson Park, Ware 12noon
 Click for more information
25th Sep 2016
Green pointed Swiss Teams
Wodson Park, Ware 12noon
 Click for more information
7th Oct 2016
Pairs League (continuing 4 Nov & 2 Dec)
Bridge Centre 7.30pm
 Click for more information