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KCBA People
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Pages viewed in 2016
 
KCBA Green Pointed Swiss Pairs

Sunday 6th March 1pm
Maidstone Leisure Centre, Mote Park, Maidstone MR15 7RN. 
Director Nicole Cook.

Closing date for entries February 29th (or when full)

Click for Entry Form and further information.

KCBA Green Pointed Swiss Teams

Sunday 22nd May 1pm
Maidstone Leisure Centre, Mote Park, Maidstone MR15 7RN. 
Director Nicole Cook.

Closing date for entries May 16th (or when full)

Click for Entry Form and further information.

European Seniors Final Trial

Congratulations to Patrick Collins & Norman Selway who were in the winning team with Sandra Penfold, David Kendrick, and Colin Simpson

Lady Milne Trials

Helen Erichsen playing with Fiona Brown  won the trials for the England team for the Lady Milne Trophy,

TOLLEMACHE CUP

The team selected to represent Kent in the Tollemache Final on 13/14 February 2016 at The Park Hotel , West Bromwich will be in no particular order-

Norman Selway/Kay Preddy
Derek Patterson/Gerald Tredinnick (Mike Hampton playing Saturday afternoon)
Malcolm Lewis /Steve Auchterlonie
Pat Collins/Peter Law.
Reserves: Colin Wilson/Gerald Soper .

Kent TD Courses

In conjunction with KCBA, EBED is happy to announce that a full series of Tournament Director’s Courses will be held  in 2016.

The dates are
Tuesday 23rd February (Essentials)
Tuesday 8th March (Book Rulings)
Tuesday 22nd  March (Judgement Rulings)
Tuesday 19 th April (Assessment)

Courses will start at 10.30 am and finish about 4 pm and be taken by Nicole Cook.
The venue address is West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham ME13 7RH
Applications should be made to Peter Jordan/Dawn Mertens at EBU.

Click for more details.

Tunbridge Wells TD Courses

The Saturday dates booked at TWBC for the EBU Directors Course are:
7th May;  18th June;  16th July; 10th September

Dimmie Fleming Award

"The KCBA is delighted to announce that its Chairman, Geoff Smith, has been honoured by the EBU with a Dimmie Fleming Award in recognition of more than 25 years service to bridge in Kent as Committee member, Treasurer, Vice Chairman, Chairman and Chief Tournament Director. He has also served on EBU Maidstone BC committees"

English Bridge Education & Development

The charity English Bridge Education & Development (EBED) manages educational programmes and  support  for  teachers.

Click for more info...

KCBA History

NEW!
The history of the KCBA - people and cup winners. Click to view.
Go to the Archive section for more.

Contact Phil Jones, KCBA Archivist, assisted by Gerald Soper, if you have any information eg past results of KCBA tournaments and events, players of note who had successes whilst members of the KCBA (e.g. Gold Cup/Spring Fours winners) and significant contributions made either as a member of the committee or in some other function for the KCBA. Email addresses are on the KCBA web site under "Contacts" in menu on left.

Click for the latest results
Calendar 2015 - 2016 Click to download
ENTRY FORMS
Download from "Calendar" or "Competitions" tabs in menu on left
Larsky Cup Heats

Maidstone Thursday 14th January
Farnborough Friday 15th January

Tunbridge Wells: Tuesday 2nd February
Medway Towns: Tuesday 9th February
Ashford: Tuesday 16th February
Canterbury: Friday 19th February
Beckenham: Thursday 25th February

Final at Tunbridge Wells BC Sunday 3rd April

Mitchell Salver

Kent Clubs Teams of 8 (Division 3)

Congratulations to Farnborough D winners of the Mitchell Salver
and runners up Tunbridge Wells C

Both teams will be promoted to the Corbett Plate next year.

Corbett Cup & Corbett Plate

KCBA Club Teams of 8 League

Saturday January 23rd:  Mitchell Salver
Sunday January 24th:  Corbett Cup Corbett Plate

Sunday February 7th:  Corbett Cup, Corbett Plate
Tunbridge Wells Bridge Club 11am start all days

 

Fleming Femina / Hunter Homines
Fleming Femina / Hunter Homines

Kent’s Ladies’ & Men’s Pairs Championships
 

Congratulations to Fleming Femina winners
Diane Rogers and Frances Connell

 

 

 

and Hunter Homines winners
John Amor and Keith Ashcroft

At the grand age of 95 years!
At the grand age of 95 years!

The Weald of Kent Bridge Club celebrated the birthdays of two of its most senior members, both having reached the grand age of 95 years!  Jane Bracher celebrated hers in November, whilst Joy Warner reached her milestone earlier in the year.  Joy and Jane are two of our longest serving members, and both still venture out in all weathers on Monday evenings as well as regularly attending our Wednesday and Friday afternoon sessions.

Ashford BC Swiss Teams

The Annual blue pointed Ashford Swiss Teams will be held on Saturday 20th February 2016 .
Click here for Ashford BC website, entry form and more information.

Results
24th Jan 2016
Corbett Cup S1
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
24th Jan 2016
Corbett Cup S2
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
24th Jan 2016
Corbett Cup
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
24th Jan 2016
Corbett Plate S1
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
24th Jan 2016
Corbett Plate S2
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
Click for the latest results
Calendar 2015 - 2016 Click to download
ENTRY FORMS
Download from "Calendar" or "Competitions" tabs in menu on left
Larsky Cup Heats

Maidstone Thursday 14th January
Farnborough Friday 15th January

Tunbridge Wells: Tuesday 2nd February
Medway Towns: Tuesday 9th February
Ashford: Tuesday 16th February
Canterbury: Friday 19th February
Beckenham: Thursday 25th February

Final at Tunbridge Wells BC Sunday 3rd April

Mitchell Salver

Kent Clubs Teams of 8 (Division 3)

Congratulations to Farnborough D winners of the Mitchell Salver
and runners up Tunbridge Wells C

Both teams will be promoted to the Corbett Plate next year.

Corbett Cup & Corbett Plate

KCBA Club Teams of 8 League

Saturday January 23rd:  Mitchell Salver
Sunday January 24th:  Corbett Cup Corbett Plate

Sunday February 7th:  Corbett Cup, Corbett Plate
Tunbridge Wells Bridge Club 11am start all days

 

Fleming Femina / Hunter Homines
Fleming Femina / Hunter Homines

Kent’s Ladies’ & Men’s Pairs Championships
 

Congratulations to Fleming Femina winners
Diane Rogers and Frances Connell

 

 

 

and Hunter Homines winners
John Amor and Keith Ashcroft

At the grand age of 95 years!
At the grand age of 95 years!

The Weald of Kent Bridge Club celebrated the birthdays of two of its most senior members, both having reached the grand age of 95 years!  Jane Bracher celebrated hers in November, whilst Joy Warner reached her milestone earlier in the year.  Joy and Jane are two of our longest serving members, and both still venture out in all weathers on Monday evenings as well as regularly attending our Wednesday and Friday afternoon sessions.

Ashford BC Swiss Teams

The Annual blue pointed Ashford Swiss Teams will be held on Saturday 20th February 2016 .
Click here for Ashford BC website, entry form and more information.

Results
24th Jan 2016
Corbett Cup S1
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
24th Jan 2016
Corbett Cup S2
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
24th Jan 2016
Corbett Cup
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
24th Jan 2016
Corbett Plate S1
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster
24th Jan 2016
Corbett Plate S2
Director: Steve Foster, SB, PG
Scorer: Steve Foster