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Last updated : 15th Nov 2018 21:32 GMT
George Griffiths - Seniors Pairs

Kent's Seniors Pairs - TWBC Sunday 14th April

Open to all KCBA primary and associate members born in or before 1959, only £13 per player with an optional two course lunch available to book in advance for £11.

Starting at 11am with an approx finishing time of 6pm.  Chief TD: Paul Gibbons.

Please click here to enter online.  If you prefer to download an entry form please click here.

Last updated : 3rd Mar 2019 22:21 GMT
Inter-Schools Tournament

The Inter-Schools Tournament is being held at Weald Community Primary School on Friday May 17th 12.30 - 18.30

Please click here for more information.

A full information pack will be available shortly which includes a printable entry form, map, programme and tournament information.

Click here for the online booking form.

Last updated : 12th Mar 2019 18:05 GMT
KCBA One Day Green Pointed Swiss Teams

The KCBA's green pointed Swiss teams is being held at Tunbridge Wells BC on Sunday 19th May starting at 11am. 7 x 7 board matches with a break of approx 45 minutes after match 4.

Please click here to enter online or here to download an entry form.

Last updated : 6th Mar 2019 20:31 GMT
Surrounding County Events
Herts & Essex Green Pointed Weekend

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.

Last updated : 23rd Jan 2019 13:46 GMT
Junior Bridge
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 Anton Mauve, Kent's Youth Office or Stephen Pierce.

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

Last updated : 12th Feb 2018 21:20 GMT
KCBA Archives and Biographies
Archive - New Lists of International Appearances

Please take the time to have a look at Gerald Soper's newly compiled lists of Kent players who have represented England (GB)  

Last updated : 23rd Jan 2019 13:32 GMT
Archive Section

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.

Last updated : 23rd Jan 2019 13:32 GMT
Entry Forms
Entry forms are available to download via the 'Calendar' tab. You may also enter online via the 'Online Entry Forms' tabs.
Results and Successes
Larsky Cup

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.

Steve Barnfield receives EBU's Silver Award
 

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.

Green Pointed Swiss Pairs
 

Congratulations to Yves Lebrec and Richard Illingworth (left) winners of the Swiss pairs with 112 VPs. Mike Hampton and Michael Prior (below left) and Mike Bull and Konrad Mau (below right) were joint second with 100VPs.  

Click here for the full results.

 
Ranked Masters
 

The Ranked Masters pairs were held over the weekend of 23rd/24th February in Peterborough. Many congratulations to David Stern and Howard Jennings who won their category, the Regional Masters, and were also overall winners of the combined National and Regional Masters Pairs.

Full results of all categories are available on the EBU's website.

Annual Master Point Leaderboards
Category 1st 2nd
Life Masters and above Jeremy Willians Norman Selway
National & Premier National Helen Erichsen Valerie Reeves
Regional & Premier Regional Mark Mortimer Konrad Mau
Star, Tournament, Premier &
Premier Tournament
Anton Mauve Howard Jennings
County Master, Masters &
Advanced Masters
Jon Thoresen Peter Webster
District Masters & below = Allan Kelsall & Brenda Kelsall

Click here for the complete lists for Kent and other counties on the EBU's website.

Results
Larsky Cup Final - Pairs Championship
Director: Paul Gibbons
Green Pointed Swiss Pairs
Director: Steve Foster, Diane Rogers, John Oakland
Larsky Cup - Semi-final
Director: Paul Gibbons
Larsky Cup - Semi-final
Director: Stephen Brown
Larsky Cup - Semi-final
Director: Stephen Brown
Calendar
14th Apr 2019
George Griffiths - Seniors Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Paul Gibbons
Assistant: Sharon Bayne
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12th May 2019
Brook Shield - Area Leagues play-off
Venue: TBA TBA
Director: Mike Rafferty
19th May 2019
Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Eddie Williams
Assistant: Kathy Williams
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16th Jun 2019
Phillimore Cup - Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs (& AGM)
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Steve Foster
Assistant: Diane Rogers