Kent Contract Bridge Association
 
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Recent Updates
Fleming Femina
17th Jan 2017 08:32 GMT
Swiss Pairs (Green Pointed)
16th Jan 2017 10:18 GMT
Hunter Homines
16th Jan 2017 10:13 GMT
Home Page
16th Jan 2017 10:12 GMT
 
Pages viewed in 2017
 
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.

 
County Events
Green Pointed Swiss Pairs

Kent's One Day Green Pointed Swiss Pairs is being held at Tunbridge Wells BC on Sunday 5th March, 11am start.

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.

Last updated : 15th Jan 2017 20:24 GMT
Corbett League
Corbett Cup Corbett Plate Mitchell Salver
Chislehurst A Beckenham A Beckenham B
Farnborough A Chislehurst B Bromley North A
Maidstone A Farnborough B Bromley North B
Swanley Farnborough C Chislehurst C
Tunbridge Wells A Maidstone B Farnborough D
Tunbridge Wells B Tunbridge Wells C Folkestone
            Gravesend
           Hawkhurst
            Kippington

 

The Corbett League is Kent's teams of eight competition with the winners of the Cup being invited to represent Kent in the Garden Cities Trophy. 

The bottom team in the Cup and the two bottom teams in the Plate will be relegated, the top two teams in the Salver and the top team in the Plate will gain promotion. Click here for further details on the event.

The Cup and Plate matches will be played over two days - Sunday 29th January and Sunday 19th February. The Salver is played on Saturday 28th January.

Last updated : 8th Jan 2017 09:38 GMT
Larsky Cup Heats

Heats are being held across the county during January and February for an all play all green pointed final at Tunbridge Wells BC on Saturday 25th March.

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

Players must be primary KCBA members and may only compete in one heat.

January Farnborough BC Friday 20th
  Maidstone BC Thursday 26th
February Tunbridge Wells BC Tuesday 7th
  Medway Towns BC Monday 13th
  Canterbury BC Friday 17th
  Ashford BC Tuesday 21st
  Beckenham BC Thursday 23rd

 

If you are not a member of the club you wish to play at please contact the club to let them know you will be attending. 

Please click here for a copy of the Rules & Regulations.

Last updated : 7th Dec 2016 14:10 GMT
Information / News
Tollemache Cup Final

The team for the final on 11th/12  February to be held at the St Johns Hotel Solihull, will be ( in no particular order ) –

Norman Selway/ Kay Preddy

Gerald Tredinnick/ Derek Patterson

Gerald Soper/ Colin Wilson

Pat Collins/ Peter Law

Mike Hampton/ Michael Prior

NPC  Jeremy Willans

Last updated : 16th Jan 2017 10:10 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 : 7th Dec 2016 14:16 GMT
Archive Section

A biography of Geoff Russell (1920-2003) has been added to the list of Kent People in the archive section.

Biographies of the first KCBA committee formed in 1938 are now available to view in the archive section.

Last updated : 7th Dec 2016 14:18 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.
Hunter Homines / Fleming Femina

Congratulations to Derek Patterson and Michael Prior, winners of the Hunter Homines (men's pairs), Gerald Soper and Colin Wilson were second.

Helen Erichsen and Frances Connell won the Fleming Femina (ladies pairs), Fran Thornton and Jean Smallwood were second.

Year End Congress

Congratulations to Jeremy Willans, Neil & Anne Rosen and Ian Draper, winners of the Year End Stratified Swiss Teams in London. 

Seniors Trials

Congratulations to Nick Irens and his team, which included fellow Kent member Norman Selway, who won the Seniors Trials over the weekend of 17/18th December. As a result they will represent England in the 2017 Senior Camrose (the Teltscher Trophy) in Northern Ireland in May. The other team members were Tony Forrester, David Kendrick and Colin Simpson. The full results are available on the EBU website.

Gold Cup

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to Espen Erichsen (pictured third from the left) who was part of winning Gold Cup team.

Results
15th Jan 2017
Fleming Femina - Ladies Pairs
Director: Nicole Cook, Mike Rafferty
15th Jan 2017
Hunter Homines - Men's Pairs
Director: Nicole Cook, Mike Rafferty
30th Oct 2016
Kent Congress Blue Pointed Swiss Teams
Director: Stephen, Jan
29th Oct 2016
Kent Congress Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs
Director: Stephen, Diane
2nd Oct 2016
Dyer Smith/Hunter Cup - Mixed Pairs
Director: Nicole
Scorer: Nicole
Calendar
20th Jan 2017
Larsky Cup heat - Farnborough BC
26th Jan 2017
Larsky Cup heat - Maidstone BC
28th Jan 2017
Mitchell Salver
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Neil Morley
Assistant: Brian Forty
29th Jan 2017
Corbett Cup - 1st weekend
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Steve Foster
Assistant: Paul Gibbons and Sharon Bayne
29th Jan 2017
Corbett Plate - 1st weekend
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Steve Foster
Assistant: Paul Gibbons and Sharon Bayne
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.
Hunter Homines / Fleming Femina

Congratulations to Derek Patterson and Michael Prior, winners of the Hunter Homines (men's pairs), Gerald Soper and Colin Wilson were second.

Helen Erichsen and Frances Connell won the Fleming Femina (ladies pairs), Fran Thornton and Jean Smallwood were second.

Year End Congress

Congratulations to Jeremy Willans, Neil & Anne Rosen and Ian Draper, winners of the Year End Stratified Swiss Teams in London. 

Seniors Trials

Congratulations to Nick Irens and his team, which included fellow Kent member Norman Selway, who won the Seniors Trials over the weekend of 17/18th December. As a result they will represent England in the 2017 Senior Camrose (the Teltscher Trophy) in Northern Ireland in May. The other team members were Tony Forrester, David Kendrick and Colin Simpson. The full results are available on the EBU website.

Gold Cup

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to Espen Erichsen (pictured third from the left) who was part of winning Gold Cup team.

Results
15th Jan 2017
Fleming Femina - Ladies Pairs
Director: Nicole Cook, Mike Rafferty
15th Jan 2017
Hunter Homines - Men's Pairs
Director: Nicole Cook, Mike Rafferty
30th Oct 2016
Kent Congress Blue Pointed Swiss Teams
Director: Stephen, Jan
29th Oct 2016
Kent Congress Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs
Director: Stephen, Diane
2nd Oct 2016
Dyer Smith/Hunter Cup - Mixed Pairs
Director: Nicole
Scorer: Nicole
Calendar
20th Jan 2017
Larsky Cup heat - Farnborough BC
26th Jan 2017
Larsky Cup heat - Maidstone BC
28th Jan 2017
Mitchell Salver
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Neil Morley
Assistant: Brian Forty
29th Jan 2017
Corbett Cup - 1st weekend
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Steve Foster
Assistant: Paul Gibbons and Sharon Bayne
29th Jan 2017
Corbett Plate - 1st weekend
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Steve Foster
Assistant: Paul Gibbons and Sharon Bayne