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George Griffiths - Seniors Pairs
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Archives

New additions are made to the Archive section when there are new trophy and competition winners and when information on past members comes to light.  If you have any old documents or information that could help to expand this section and complete our history please contact Gerald Soper who would be very pleased to hear fom you, thank you.

 
Welcome to Kent Contract Bridge Association
County Events
George Griffiths - Seniors Pairs

Kent's Seniors Pairs is being held at Tunbridge Wells BC on Sunday 2nd April, 11am start.

Open to all Primary and Associate members* born in or before 1957

To enter online please click here.  Please click here for a printable entry form.

A list of players entered can be found at the bottom of the online entry form pages.

* Associate membership of Kent is just £5 and lasts for our competition year which runs from April 1st - 31st March 2018

Last updated : 21st Mar 2017 10:50 GMT
Green Pointed Swiss Teams

Kent's One Day Green Pointed Swiss Teams is being held at Tunbridge Wells BC on Sunday 21st May, 11am start.

To enter online please click here.  Please click here for a printable entry form.

A list of teams entered appears at the bottom of the online entry form page.

Last updated : 5th Mar 2017 10:10 GMT
Larsky Cup Finalists

The final of the Larsky Cup will be held on Saturday 25th March at TWBC.

The top four pairs from the final qualify to represent Kent in the Corwen Trophy in June.

Please click here for a list of the finalists.

Last updated : 21st Mar 2017 10:50 GMT
Metropolitan Cup

Jeremy Willans, KCBA Match Captain, is inviting anyone who wishes to be considered for the Kent teams competing in the Metropolitan Cup to register their interest.

The Metropolitan Cup is competed for by the Home Counties and has three flights. 'A' and 'B' are teams of 12 and the 'C' flight is for teams of 8 and is restricted to players below the rank of Premier Life Master.

The event will be held on Sunday 8th October at the East Grinstead Sports Club starting at 1pm.    Please click here to email Jeremy Willans

Last updated : 17th Feb 2017 14:51 GMT
Club Events
Swanley BC Spring Weekend

Swanley BC's spring weekend in Eastbourne is being held over the weekend of Friday 31st March to Sunday 2nd April.

Please click here to be taken to the entry form on their website with further information.

Last updated : 21st Mar 2017 10:50 GMT
Junior Bridge
Inter-Schools Tournament

Weald Community Primary School are hosting the Inaugural Inter-Schools Bridge Tournament on 19th May.

Please click here for more information or email Jane Hunter or Anton & Jessica Mauve for more details.

Last updated : 21st Mar 2017 10:51 GMT
Bridge in Schools

The Times published an article on 3rd December entitled  'Anyone for bridge? Card games are the latest big deal in schools'  highlighting Weald Community Primary School where Kent member Anton Mauve set up a lunchtime club and fellow Kent member Jim Garlinge passes on his knowledge of the game to young enthusiasts.  

If you would like help or further information on setting up a club in your local school please contact Diane Rogers, Kent's Youth Office or Stephen Pierce.

Please click here to be taken to the full article in the Times.

Last updated : 21st Mar 2017 10:49 GMT
Surrounding County Events
Wimbledon Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs

Wimbledon Bridge Club are holding a blue Pointed Swiss Pairs on Sunday 9th April.

Please click here for more information or here to be taken to the online entry form on their website.

Last updated : 21st Mar 2017 10:51 GMT
Information / News
Club Teacher Training

Why not become a bridge teacher:

So you can encourage others to take up this fabulous game?

So you can help your club increase its membership?

There is a Club Teacher Training course in Surrey, on 2nd and 3rd August at the Bourne Club, Farnham.

If your club books the course the club can obtain another 20% discount from the already heavily subsidised price of £108.

To book a place on this course, please contact Lisa Miller on 01296 317217

For more details please click here

If you wish to discuss this course with a Professionally qualified Bridge Teacher by all means contact Douglas Wright 

Last updated : 21st Mar 2017 11:04 GMT
Archive Section

Biographies for Mike & Daphne Williams are now available to view in the archive section.

Details of runners up have been added to the Trophy Winners for the County Pairs events - George Griffiths, Fleming Femina, Hunter Homines, Dyer Smith, and the Phillimore together with the Arnold Cup and Larsky Cup.

If anyone has any details of missing pairs please email Gerald Soper with the details so he can add them to the archives, thank you.

Last updated : 21st Mar 2017 12:00 GMT
Click for the latest results
Entry Forms
Entry forms are available to download via the 'Calendar' tab. You may also enter online via the 'Online Entry Forms' tab.
Green Pointed Swiss Pairs

Congratulations to Kay Preddy and Norman Selway, winners of the KCBA one day green pointed Swiss Pairs.

John Hemington and John Griffiths were second, Mike Hampton and Michael Prior came third.

Ranked Masters Pairs

Congratulations to Norman Inniss playing with Richard Creamer (London) who won the Life Masters Pairs in Birmingham.

Full results of all the categories may be found on the EBU's web site or by clicking here.

Corbett Cup

Congratulations to the Tunbridge Wells 'A' team of Colin Wilson, Gerald Soper, Jeremy Willans, Ian Draper, Steve Barnfield, Frances Connell, Andrew Cairns, Espen and Helen Erichsen on winning the Corbett Cup. They will go on to represent Kent in the Garden Cities Trophy, the regional finals are in May.

Corbett Plate

Congratulations to the Farnborough 'B' team of Norman Inniss, Christine Kempton, Mike Rafferty, Liz Blande, Marian Hunt, Brad Featherman, John Amor, Michael Collins, Mark and Barbara Howarth on winning the Corbett Plate and gaining promotion to the Cup.

Mitchell Salver

Congratulations to the Gravesend team of Colin Washbrook, Carol Hawkins, Peter Stacey, Devi Breeze, John Smith, David Summerfield, Harry Tuff and Christine Stacey on winning the Mitchell Salver.  They have now gained promotion to the Corbett Plate for next season along with Folkestone who finished 4 VPs behind in second place.

Tollemache Cup Final

The final took place over the weekend of 11th/12th February in Solihull. The Kent team of Norman Selway, Kay Preddy, Gerald Tredinnick, Derek Patterson, Gerald Soper, Colin Wilson, Pat Collins, Peter Law, Mike Hampton, Michael Prior and NPC Jeremy Willans finished in second place, tied with Middlesex on 88 VPs. The full results are available on the EBU web site. Click here to be taken to the results.

Results
5th Mar 2017
Green Pointed Swiss Pairs
Director: Nicole, Diane, Ryan
Scorer: Nicole
19th Feb 2017
Corbett Plate S3
19th Feb 2017
Corbett Plate S4
19th Feb 2017
Corbett Cup S3
19th Feb 2017
Corbett Plate
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
Calendar
25th Mar 2017
Larsky Cup Final
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Gary Conrad
2nd Apr 2017
George Griffiths - Seniors Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Stephen Brown
Assistant: Brian Forty
 Click for more information
14th May 2017
Brook Shield - Area Leagues play-off
TBA 11am
Director: Mike Rafferty
21st May 2017
Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Eddie Williams
Assistant: Kathy Williams, Fred Davis and Ryan Garritty
 Click for more information
25th Jun 2017
Phillimore Cup - Swiss Pairs (& AGM)
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Nicole Cook
Assistant: John Oakland
 Click for more information
Click for the latest results
Entry Forms
Entry forms are available to download via the 'Calendar' tab. You may also enter online via the 'Online Entry Forms' tab.
Green Pointed Swiss Pairs

Congratulations to Kay Preddy and Norman Selway, winners of the KCBA one day green pointed Swiss Pairs.

John Hemington and John Griffiths were second, Mike Hampton and Michael Prior came third.

Ranked Masters Pairs

Congratulations to Norman Inniss playing with Richard Creamer (London) who won the Life Masters Pairs in Birmingham.

Full results of all the categories may be found on the EBU's web site or by clicking here.

Corbett Cup

Congratulations to the Tunbridge Wells 'A' team of Colin Wilson, Gerald Soper, Jeremy Willans, Ian Draper, Steve Barnfield, Frances Connell, Andrew Cairns, Espen and Helen Erichsen on winning the Corbett Cup. They will go on to represent Kent in the Garden Cities Trophy, the regional finals are in May.

Corbett Plate

Congratulations to the Farnborough 'B' team of Norman Inniss, Christine Kempton, Mike Rafferty, Liz Blande, Marian Hunt, Brad Featherman, John Amor, Michael Collins, Mark and Barbara Howarth on winning the Corbett Plate and gaining promotion to the Cup.

Mitchell Salver

Congratulations to the Gravesend team of Colin Washbrook, Carol Hawkins, Peter Stacey, Devi Breeze, John Smith, David Summerfield, Harry Tuff and Christine Stacey on winning the Mitchell Salver.  They have now gained promotion to the Corbett Plate for next season along with Folkestone who finished 4 VPs behind in second place.

Tollemache Cup Final

The final took place over the weekend of 11th/12th February in Solihull. The Kent team of Norman Selway, Kay Preddy, Gerald Tredinnick, Derek Patterson, Gerald Soper, Colin Wilson, Pat Collins, Peter Law, Mike Hampton, Michael Prior and NPC Jeremy Willans finished in second place, tied with Middlesex on 88 VPs. The full results are available on the EBU web site. Click here to be taken to the results.

Results
5th Mar 2017
Green Pointed Swiss Pairs
Director: Nicole, Diane, Ryan
Scorer: Nicole
19th Feb 2017
Corbett Plate S3
19th Feb 2017
Corbett Plate S4
19th Feb 2017
Corbett Cup S3
19th Feb 2017
Corbett Plate
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
Calendar
25th Mar 2017
Larsky Cup Final
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Gary Conrad
2nd Apr 2017
George Griffiths - Seniors Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Stephen Brown
Assistant: Brian Forty
 Click for more information
14th May 2017
Brook Shield - Area Leagues play-off
TBA 11am
Director: Mike Rafferty
21st May 2017
Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Eddie Williams
Assistant: Kathy Williams, Fred Davis and Ryan Garritty
 Click for more information
25th Jun 2017
Phillimore Cup - Swiss Pairs (& AGM)
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Nicole Cook
Assistant: John Oakland
 Click for more information