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Arnold Cup - Teams of 4
30th Sep 2016 13:50 BST
Home Page
27th Sep 2016 10:40 BST
Committee Minutes
23rd Sep 2016 16:55 BST
Dyer Smith Cup
22nd Sep 2016 01:02 BST
 
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Tollemache Cup Qualifier

The following have been selected to represent Kent in the Tollemache Cup qualifier (Teams of 8) that takes place on 19th/20th November 2016 at The Holiday Inn-Birmingham Airport.

The team, in no particular order, is -

Jeremy Willans (Capt) / Ian Draper
Patrick Collins / Peter Law
Derek Patterson / Michael Prior
Norman Selway / Kay Preddy
Mike Hampton / Phil Bailey
Reserves: Colin Wilson / Gerald Soper
 

We wish them all the best of luck!

Last updated : 27th Sep 2016 10:40 BST
County Events
Dyer Smith Cup

Sunday 2nd October 11am
Tunbridge Wells Bridge Club

Mixed Pairs
Closing date for entries 26th September or when full
Open to all KCBA Primary and Associate members

Please click here for the online entry form and list of entrants

Please click here for a downloadable entry form

Last updated : 22nd Aug 2016 17:34 BST
Arnold Cup

Kent's Premier Knock-out Teams of Four Championship

  • Green points awarded in the Cup
  • Open to all primary Kent members
  • Teams may have up to six players
  • First round matches are regionalised
  • Automatic entry into the Plate for first round losers, no additional entry fee
  • Only £12 per team

Winning team invited to represent Kent in the (inter-counties) Pachabo Cup

Please click here for a printable entry form

Click here to be taken to the online entry form

Closing date for entries 30th September

Last updated : 4th Sep 2016 20:02 BST
KCBA Congress - Blue Pointed

The 57th Kent Congress is being held at Tunbridge Wells BC over the weekend of 29th - 30th October.

Swiss Pairs on Saturday 11am    Swiss Teams on Sunday 11am

Both events are blue pointed with generous cash prizes

Please click here to download a copy of the entry form

Last updated : 26th Sep 2016 10:40 BST
Club Events
Cafe Bridge Drive - Beckenham 6th October

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to lack of entries.

Last updated : 25th Sep 2016 23:25 BST
Bromley North BC - Swiss Teams 22nd October

Bromley North Bridge Club will be hosting its annual Swiss Teams competition on Saturday 22nd October 2016 

Please click here to be taken to the club's web site for further information or click here for an entry form
Last updated : 19th Jul 2016 13:34 BST
Surrounding County Events
London Duplicate BC - Championship Pairs - 15th October

Saturday 15th October 12.00

£12 per player, 36 boards, licensed bar open throughout

Please click here for further information

Last updated : 30th Aug 2016 11:51 BST
Information / News
Geoff Smith retires

Geoff Smith has retired from the post of KCBA Chairman and is leaving the area.

We would like to thank him for all he has done for Kent and to wish him a long and happy retirement.

Last updated : 23rd Sep 2016 17:03 BST
Second Year Bridge Course

Beckenham Bridge Club are running a Continuing Bridge course based on the second year of the EBU Bridge for All program starting mid-September.

Supervised Play sessions are being held throughout the summer.

For further information please click here to be taken to Beckenham Bridge Club's web site or here for a leaflet.

Last updated : 26th Jul 2016 18:49 BST
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.
Surrey Green Point Weekend Results

Congratulations to Stephen Brown and Stuart McPhee, joints winners in the Swiss pairs, Keith Ashcroft and Michael Collins were joint third.  Keith Ashcroft was also in the team that finished third in the Swiss teams.

Results from the EBU Summer Congress

Kent members achieved success at the newly located EBU summer Congress in Eastbourne.  Many congratulations to them all.

First weekend: Monica Aitken and Stephen Pierce came second in the one day stratified Swiss pairs.

Midweek: Brian Crack, Shirley Goldwin, Diana Avis and Colin Wilson won the Seniors Teams, Patrick Collins, Bill Hirst, Peter Law (and Clive Cubitt) finished in third place; John Short (and Charles Chisnall) won the Seniors Pairs, Bill Hirst (and Kath Nelson) were second, Peter Law (and Clive Cubitt) third; Bill Gardner was part of the team who won the mixed pivot teams; Bill Gardner (and Mike Bell) won the open pairs on Monday, Janet Batson and Sophie Scott came third in the open pairs on Tuesday.

Second weekend: Jeremy Willans, Ian Draper, (Iain Sime and John Murdoch) won the Swiss teams B final; Bill Gardner (and Chris Taylor) were joint second in the stratified Swiss pairs on Saturday and second again on Sunday.

Results
23rd Jul 2016
Brook Shield - Area Leagues play-off
Director: Mike Rafferty
26th Jun 2016
Phillimore Cup - Swiss Pairs
Director: Nicole Cook
22nd May 2016
Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Director: Kathy
Scorer: Eddie
10th Apr 2016
George Griffiths Cup
Director: Stephen Brown, Brian Forty
3rd Apr 2016
Larsky Cup Final
Director: Nicole Cook
Calendar
2nd Oct 2016
Dyer Smith/Hunter Cup - Mixed Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Nicole Cooke
Assistant: John Oakland
 Click for more information
22nd Oct 2016
Bromley North - Swiss Teams
Shortlands Golf Club 11am
Director: Mike Rafferty
Scorer: Liz Blande
 Click for more information
29th Oct 2016
Kent Congress Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Stephen Brown
Scorer: Pauline Brown
Assistant: Diane Rogers
 Click for more information
30th Oct 2016
Kent Congress Blue Pointed Swiss Teams
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Stephen Brown
Scorer: Pauline Brown
Assistant: Jan Johnson
 Click for more information
15th Jan 2017
Fleming Femina - Ladies Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Nicole Cook
Assistant: Mike Rafferty
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.
Surrey Green Point Weekend Results

Congratulations to Stephen Brown and Stuart McPhee, joints winners in the Swiss pairs, Keith Ashcroft and Michael Collins were joint third.  Keith Ashcroft was also in the team that finished third in the Swiss teams.

Results from the EBU Summer Congress

Kent members achieved success at the newly located EBU summer Congress in Eastbourne.  Many congratulations to them all.

First weekend: Monica Aitken and Stephen Pierce came second in the one day stratified Swiss pairs.

Midweek: Brian Crack, Shirley Goldwin, Diana Avis and Colin Wilson won the Seniors Teams, Patrick Collins, Bill Hirst, Peter Law (and Clive Cubitt) finished in third place; John Short (and Charles Chisnall) won the Seniors Pairs, Bill Hirst (and Kath Nelson) were second, Peter Law (and Clive Cubitt) third; Bill Gardner was part of the team who won the mixed pivot teams; Bill Gardner (and Mike Bell) won the open pairs on Monday, Janet Batson and Sophie Scott came third in the open pairs on Tuesday.

Second weekend: Jeremy Willans, Ian Draper, (Iain Sime and John Murdoch) won the Swiss teams B final; Bill Gardner (and Chris Taylor) were joint second in the stratified Swiss pairs on Saturday and second again on Sunday.

Results
23rd Jul 2016
Brook Shield - Area Leagues play-off
Director: Mike Rafferty
26th Jun 2016
Phillimore Cup - Swiss Pairs
Director: Nicole Cook
22nd May 2016
Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Director: Kathy
Scorer: Eddie
10th Apr 2016
George Griffiths Cup
Director: Stephen Brown, Brian Forty
3rd Apr 2016
Larsky Cup Final
Director: Nicole Cook
Calendar
2nd Oct 2016
Dyer Smith/Hunter Cup - Mixed Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Nicole Cooke
Assistant: John Oakland
 Click for more information
22nd Oct 2016
Bromley North - Swiss Teams
Shortlands Golf Club 11am
Director: Mike Rafferty
Scorer: Liz Blande
 Click for more information
29th Oct 2016
Kent Congress Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Stephen Brown
Scorer: Pauline Brown
Assistant: Diane Rogers
 Click for more information
30th Oct 2016
Kent Congress Blue Pointed Swiss Teams
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Stephen Brown
Scorer: Pauline Brown
Assistant: Jan Johnson
 Click for more information
15th Jan 2017
Fleming Femina - Ladies Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Nicole Cook
Assistant: Mike Rafferty