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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.


Match schedules for the new season have been emailed to team captains. If any captain has not received the email please contact John Leake.

Hertfordshire Players win the Gerald Faulkner Seniors KO salver
Hertfordshire Players win the Gerald Faulkner Seniors KO salver

Congratulations to Alan Kay, Derek and Celia Oram of the County (pictured left to right) who with Jeremy Dhondy, Chairman of the EBU won the Gerald Faulkner Seniors KO salver. This is the premier national KO competition for Seniors. They won a closely fought final against a strong team by 39 IMPS.

Middlesex Congress 29/30 November 2014

The Middlesex Congress will be held on 29/30th November 2014. On the Saturday there is Swiss Pairs and on the Sunday Swiss Teams. Both events are Green Pointed.

Please click on the link below for further information and entry form


Competitions Programme

The 2014/2015 Competitions Programme has been published. Hard copies are being distributed to all HBA affiliated clubs during August for collection by their members. A copy can be found by clicking on the relevant button on the left hand column of this page.

Tournament Director Courses

The EBU are holding a series of TD training courses that will be hosted by the Welwyn Garden City Club in the Bridge Centre.

18 October 2014: Essentials

22 November 2014: Book Rulings

31 January 2015: Judgment Rulings

21 February 2015: Assessment

For further information, contact Simon Barb at the EBU or visit www.ebu.co.uk/laws-and-ethics/td-training/training-courses-programme


Winners of the Herts/Essex Green Pointed Weekend
Swiss pairs winners July 2014
Swiss teams winners July 2014
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Swiss Pairs Winners

Congratulations to Bill Gardner and Coneliu Rimboiu winners of the Swiss Pairs on Saturday 19th July. There was a field of 118 pairs. They are pictured with Linda Fleet Treasurer of Essex receiving the trophy. Second were Andrew Bennett and David Hinkin.

Swiss Teams Winners

Conratulations to David Sherman, Peter Hasenson, Dimitre Stoev and John Vos winners of the Swiss teams on Sunday 20th July ( also pictured). There was a field of 49 teams. Second were the team of Tom Dessain, Turgrul Kaban, Giles and Gabriel IP.

For full results please click on the box on the right hand side.

Mixed Teams Winners 2014
Mixed Teams Winners 2014

The winners of the mixed teams event which followed the AGM on Sunday 18th May were the team of Sheila Evans, Maria Budd, Mark Westley and Mike Robson (not in picture). Full results can be seen by clicking on the box at the right hand side

Victor Ludorum Awards 2013 2014

Congratulations to the winners of the awards for the 2013/2014 competition year:-

OpenCelia & Derek Oram

Intermediates: Colin Haywood & Ian Kemp

CadetsJoan Grundon & Stephen Coade

The awards will be presented at the AGM on Sunday 18 May 2014.

The ranking list can be viewed by clicking on the "Victor Ludorum 2013/2014" tab on the left hand column of this page.


Annual Bulletin/Newsletter May 2014

The HBA annual Bulletin /Newsletter May 2014 is now available and can be accessed by clicking on the third box down on the left hand side. This contains amongst other things the Agenda for the AGM to be held on Sunday 18th May together with the President's annual report and accounts for 2013/14.

Hard copies of the bulletin are being distributed to clubs and also circulated electronically through club representatives.


HBA Forthcoming Events

Autumn Festival of Green Pointed Events

Swiss Pairs & Swiss Teams

Wodson Park, Ware SG12 0UQ

Swiss Pairs: 12noon, Saturday 27 September 2014

Swiss Teams: 12noon, Sunday 28 September 2014

Pre-entry required.

An entry form with further details can be found by clicking on the "Calendar"  or "Entry Forms" tabs on the left hand column of this page, the latter containing information on the facility to enter electronically.


Really Friendly Pairs

1.30pm, Thursday 16 October 2014

R.C. Parish Hall, Rant Meadow, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8PG

A relaxed single session pairs competition for newcomers and less experienced players.

Entry fee: £6 per pair. HBA membership not essential.

If you are looking for a partner, contact Jeff Green ( 01923 290067, jgqmf@live.co.uk ) who will be pleased to help.

Pre-entry required. Either send a completed entry form or inform Mike Minting ( 01442 833247, mike.minting@sky.com ) that you want to play.

An entry form with further details can be found by clicking on the "Calendar" or "Entry Forms" tabs on the left hand column of this page.









9th Sep 2014
Seniors Teams
Director: Gary Conrad
Scorer: Gary Conrad
20th Jul 2014
Swiss Teams
Director: Gary & Nicole
Scorer: Ian
19th Jul 2014
Swiss Pairs
Director: Gary
Scorer: Ian
18th May 2014
AGM & Mixed Teams
Director: Peter Grice
Scorer: Peter Grice
27th Sep 2014
Green pointed Swiss Pairs
Wodson Park, Ware 12noon
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28th Sep 2014
Green pointed Swiss Teams
Wodson Park, Ware 12 noon
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16th Oct 2014
Really Friendly Pairs
R.C. Parish Hall, Hemel Hempstead 1.30pm
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7th Nov 2014
Club Winners Cup
Bridge Centre 7.30pm
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