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Please see information under the 'Directing & Scoring' tab for a summary of the 2017 changes to the Laws of Bridge.
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.
A completely free online bridge magazine 'A New Bridge Magazine’ launched in January 2018.
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Sunday 16th June - Phillimore Cup (blue pointed Swiss pairs) 11am to approx 6pm.
Entries may be made online or by post - please click here for an entry form or here to enter online.
A two course lunch is available to pre-order.
The ninth 'Up for the Cup' knock-out pairs is being held at Thanet Bridge Club on Sunday 2nd June at 11am.
Please click here for an entry form with further information.
The Herts & Essex Green Pointed Congress is being held over the weekend of July 20th/21st at Wodson Park in Ware.
Click here to be taken to the congress page of the Hertfordshire website from where you can click through to enter online, Swiss pairs on Saturday, Swiss teams on Sunday.
The entry fees have been held at last year's prices - £25 per person per event.
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 Anton Mauve, Kent's Youth Office or Stephen Pierce.
Please click here to be taken to the full article in the Times.
Please take the time to have a look at Gerald Soper's newly compiled lists of Kent players who have represented England (GB)
A new section has been added to the Archives - National Successes. This document lists National events from as far back as 1946 listing Kent players who have achieved success. There are many events listed along with the years Kent players achieved success - Gold Cup, Silver Plate, Pachabo, Crockfords and the Garden Cities to name but a few along with Camrose trials and main EBU congresses such as Brighton and Jersey. Gerald has spend many hours compiling this list and it makes for interesting reading - have a look when you get a moment.
If anyone has any details of missing information from any of the Archive sections please email Gerald Soper with the details so he may add them to the archives, thank you.
Just 1VP behind on 93VPs were Ian Draper, Anne Rosen, Richard Hillman and Neil Rosen.
Full results available here.
The Inter-Schools Tournament held at Weald Community Primary School ran two sections - Bridge and MiniBridge.
Congratulations to Tanya Gupta & Bhavana Ratakonda who won the main bridge section, Antoinina and Amelia Mauve were second. Ben Wild and Theo Marchal won the MiniBridge section with Toby Williams & Dana Chang and Carla Burton & Namira Nasir finishing in joint second place.
Please click here for the results from both sections.
Many congratulations to the Tunbridge Wells team of Espen Erichsen, Helen Erichsen, Jeremy Willans, Jill Skinner, Frances Connell, Steve Barnfield, Matthew Brown and Croz Croswell who won their regional final of the Garden Cities Trophy winning every match. Sussex finished in second place and will go forward, along with the winners and runners up from the other three regional finals, with TWBC to the National Finals in Solihull on June 15th.
Jeremy, Jill, Espen and Helen topped the X Imps ranking table. Please click here for results from all four regional finals.
TWBC are the current holders of the trophy and we wish them all the best of luck in the finals.
Congratulations to Kay Preddy and Jeremy Willans, winners of the George Griffiths Cup, Kent's seniors pairs event. Eddie Lucioni and Jean Smallwood were runners up, Konrad Mau and Andrew Shillam finished in third place.
Click here for the full results.
Many congratulations to Mike Hampton & Chris Wall, winners of the Larsky Cup, Kent's championship pairs event. Mike and Chris, along with Bill Gardner & Elaine Cartledge, Jon Wittman & Chris Morgan and Stephen Brown & Stuart McPhee will be invited to represent Kent in the EBU's Corwen Trophy in June.
Please click here for the full results.
Congratulations to Steve who was presented with the EBU's Silver Award for his long service to Regulation and Laws & Ethics.
He was Chairman of the L&E for six years and served on the committee before that. He was a referee for some years and he was also until recently the EBU pro bono advisor.