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Lancashire Website

Lancashire has a bridge club in most of its major towns. Several clubs have a host system to ensure you can get a game. Contact details and club times are on the Clubs page though its sensible to check before attending a new club. Clubs with beginners and intermediate classes are also listed on the Clubs page. The website has details of forthcoming competitions and results. If your club is not affiliated you may become a direct member of the EBU. This entitles you to play in all Lancashire competitions, be eligible for Lancashire Teams, and attend all Lancashire Council Meetings

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Welcome to Lancashire Contract Bridge Association
Lancashire Teams of Four

Just a reminder that entry to the LCBA Teams of 4 Cup (& Plate) competition closes on September 30 2017. Entries including £28 fee to Jeff Smith, 28 Windsor Road,Prestwich,Manchester M25 0FF Email:jasmith@nildram.co.uk

Teams shall have four, five or six players only four of whom may play in any one match. All must be paid-up EBU members with primary allegiance to Lancashire. Members may be added to a team, free of charge, at any time prior to the final round and subject to a maximum team of six. No player may represent more than one team in the competition. This is a green pointed event; points will be awarded to the winners of each match.The overall winners will hold the Blackburn Bridge Club Cup for one year. Teams losing their first match will be entered into a Plate competition run on similar lines to the main event but with a 24 board final.The Cup winners, or failing them the runners-up, are eligible to represent Lancashire in the Pachabo Cup. Their entry fee will be paid but they will be expected to pay any other expenses which may be incurred.

LCBA MIxed Pairs 17Sep2017
LCBA MIxed Pairs 17Sep2017

This years event wa held at Poulton Bridge with 11 tables as an all play all competition. Winners were John Halliwell & Linda Smith, second Jeff Smith & Jackie Pye, third John & Judy Brearley. Full Ranks and details in results section.

Northern Bridge League Match 3 9Sep2017
The third round (of four) of the Northern League was played on Saturday 9th September at Bradford, Keighley and Brierfield for the A, B and C teams respectively.

In the A division,Lancashire,finished first on the day and moved into first equal position overall.  Cros Croswell/Degsy Williams headed the CrossImps Table with Paul Hepworth/Rick Bentley in 4th and Don Hilton/Dagmar Fazackerley in 6th place.
 
In the B division, Lancashire finished fifth equal and now lie second overall.  Tony Wilkinson/Stuart Challinor were 3rd, Brian Ripley/Barrie Newall were 8th in the CrossImps Table.

In the C division, Lancashire finished fifth and now lie fourth overall. Barry Brelsford/Jacqueline Wrght were the highest pair on 7th in the CrossImps Table.

NBL Match 2 19thAugust2017

All the Lancashire teams performed well in the NBL Match 2 to leave them well placed at the halfway stage of the NBL Season. The A Team finished 3rd to leave them 4rd in the overall Table but only 9 VPs behind the top teams. The B Team were 2nd and currently lie 2nd in thee overall Table only 1 VP behind the leaders. The C Team also were 2nd and currently lie 2nd in the overall C Division. The best CrossImps were A Team Bill Alston/Colin Mitchell 4th, Jeff Smith/Marrianne Farr 6th, B Team Andrew Lum/David Costich 4th, Brian Riply/Barrie Newall 7th, C Team Jeremy Stanforth/John Dearing 6th, Alan Crabtree/David Spencer 7th. Full results on NBL Site.

Lancashire v Cumbria 13 Aug 2017

Cumbria beat Lancashire by 96 Imps in the annual match for the Pearse McNamara Trophy played at Lytham BC. Full details in the results section.

Preston Blue Pointed Pairs 6Aug2017

Well done to Dave Hammonds and Paul Worswick who won the Preston Blue Pointed Event on Sunday August 6th. Don Hilton were 3rd and Michael Tomlinson & Linda Smith were 5th. There were 26 pairs on the day. Full results on Preston BC website.

 

LCBA Plate Final

The LCBA Plate Final was won by Andrew Petries team (A Holborn, A Lum & D Costich) who beat Michael Tomlinson's team by 23 Imps in the Final.

Michelle Brunner Pivot Teams

Congratulations to Marianne Farr and John Morrell who won the annual Michelle Brunner Pivot Teams playing with Peter Jones & Jim Luck.
There were 21 teams at the event which was held at Manchester BC and over £2000 was raised for Christe Hospital charity.

Presidents Cup 2017

Lancashire finished 3rd behind Manchester and Yorkshire in the annual Presidents Cup Team of 8 held at Manchester on 15/16 July 2017. The team was Nick / Sue Woodcock, Jeff Smith / Jackie Pye. John Morrell / Marianne Farr and Austin Barnes / Stuart Norris (Sat only) Mike Nicholson / Des King (Sun only). Best pairs were Austin/Stuart 4rd, Jeff/Jackie 6th and John/Marianne 8th on the Butlers. Further details at.http://www.blakjak.org/president.htm

EastBourne Summer Seniors 9Jul2017

Well done to Nick & Sue Woodcock who finished 2nd in the Eastbourne Summer Senior Teams playing with the Chris and Helen Kinloch.

Northern Bridge League Match 1 8Jul2017

The Lancashire A Team finished 3rd, B Team finished 4th, C Team finished 2nd in the first set of NBL matches this season. Best pairs on Ximps were Croz Croswell/Degsy Williams (5th) and John Brearley/Ross Shine (7th) in the A Division, Bill Carr/Stuart Clarke (4th) in the B Divsion and Barry Brelsford/Jacquline Wright (8th) and Les Hoy/Keith Stewart (10th) in the C Division.

Fylde League

The Fylde league 2016-17 is now complete. Division 1 was won by Preston with runners up Bolton, Division 2 by Bolton B with Lytham A second, Division 3 by Lytham B with Clifton A second and Division D by Bolton D with Chorley B second. Full details on Fylde League site at: http://www.fylde-league.co.uk/fylde2016_17.htm

East Lancs Bridge League

In the East Lancs Bridge League, the winners of both the League and Sarker Cup was Dave Pendlebury's team (Pauline Holden, John & Judy Brearley). The Lawrenson Salver was won by Wynn Sutherlands team (Sue Whittam, Irene Bowers,Barbara Heaton)

Pachabo 2017

The LCBA Team of Nick & Sue Woodcock, Stuart Clarke & Bill Carr led for a significant part of the weekend EBU Pachabo Cup competition held at the Mercure Hotel, Daventry.
They ended 8th in the Final positions. Full details on the EBU site.

Lancashire CBA AGM 15thMay2017 at Bolton BC

Monday 15 May 2017 7.30pm

at Bolton Bridge Club

The AGM will take place on Monday 15th May at 7:30pm at Bolton Bridge Club. We would encourage all members to attend and have a say in the running of bridge in Lancashire. If you have  a specific issue you want to raise at the meeting, you can Email the secretary John Brearley by May 1st and he will put it on the Agenda. The agenda and accounts for the meeting will be sent to all clubs before the meeting and published on the website. Nominations and Proposals should be sent to the Secretary John Brearley by 1st May 2017 at john.brearley19@hotmail.co.uk 
 

Blackburn Open Swiss Pairs 14th May 2017
Blackburn Open Swiss Pairs 14th May 2017

Congratulations to Jackie Pye and Jeff Smith on winning the annual Blackburn Open Swiss Pairs event. Second were John Brearley and Andrew Lum, and third Jacqueline Wright and Barry Brelsford. Thank you to all club members who helped to ensure that the day was a success, especially to Annabel and the catering team for the superb buffet meal. Full results on Blackburn Bridge Club site.

Madeleine Berney 30th april 2017

The results for the Madeleine Berney Trophy held at Briefield BC on Sunday 30th April are shown on this website.Winners were Bernard & Rhona Goldenfield, with second equal George Bak and Steve Blackburn and John Dearing/Jeremy Stanforth. The LCBA commitee is aware that there was some disruption with the scoring on the day and that one less swiss pairs round was played. It apologises for the inconvenience and as compensation, LCBA will be offereing £2 discount on next years competition entry to the participants in this years comepetition.

LCBA Teams of 4 Winners 2016-17

The LCBA Teams of 4 competition has been won by Sue Woodcocks team (Nick Woodcock, Bill Carr & Stuart Clarke). They beat Paul Hepworth's team,(Rick Bentley, Ken Renno & Brian Ripley) by 41 Imps in the final. They will represent LCBA in the Pachabo Cup on the 10th/11th June at the Mercure Hotel, Daventry.

Manchester Higson Cup 23 April 2017
Manchester Higson Cup 23 April 2017

Jeff Smith along with Manchester players Irving Blakey, Dave Barton & Leslie Klein won the annual Manchester Teams of 4 Higson Cup on Sunday 23rd April at Manchester BC.

Northern Easter Bridge Festival 14-16 April 2017

The Northern Easter Bridge Festival was held at Ilkley on the weekende 14th-16th April. Lancashire successes included Open Pairs - Jeff Smith with John Holland of Manchester winning, Swiss Pairs - Nick & Sue Woodcock finished 2nd, Brian Irlam & Nihar Mitra 5th and Jeff & Ann Wilkins 6th,  Swiss Teams - Michael Tomlinson & Linda Smith, Jeff & Ann Wilkins finishing 2nd in the Swiss Teams.

LCBA Teams of 4 Final 24th April 2017

The LCBA Teams of 4 has reached the Final stage between P Hepworth's team (R Bentley, B Ripley, K Renno) and Sue Woodcock's team (N Woodcock, B Carr, S Clarke). The Final will be played on Monday 24th April 2017.

Martin Braid Pivot teams
Martin Braid Pivot teams

Jackie Pye, Jeff Smith playing with John Holland and Alan Mould won the Martin Braid Pivot teams charity event at held at Manchester Bridge Club on Saturday 2nd 2017. There were 16 teams at the event with around £500 raised for the British Heart Foundation charity, Full results on the Manchester Bridge Club website. Kath Nelson and Alan Mould spoke of their fond memories of Martin Braid and thanks were given to Sue Braid for her generous support for this event.

Hector Barker Cancellation

Please note that the Hector Barker Swiss Pivot Teams scheduled for Sun 26th March has been cancelled due to lack of entries.

Hubert Phillips Bowl Finalists 2016-17

Congratulations to the team of Jeff Smith, Jackie Pye, John Holland and Alan Mould and semifinal substitute Rhona Goldenfield in reaching the Hubert Philips Bowl Final. The Hubert Philips Bowl is the mixed teams-of-four championships of England, named after the former EBU chairman, Hubert Phillips. They beat the Hinden team in the semi final, with Rhona playing as substitute as Jackie was recovering from a recent operation, They will play the winners of the other semi final between Sally Brocks team and Michael Byrnes team. 

Mersyside GP Swiss Teams at Deva 5th March 2017
Mersyside GP Swiss Teams at Deva 5th March 2017

Congrats to Andrew Petrie who was in the winning team with Andrew Woodcock, Catherine Draper and Nicola Smith at the Merseyside GP Teams at Deva, There were 15 teams. Bill/Liz Wattleworth, Anthony Butler and Glen Oliver finished 6th.

Manchester GP Swiss Pairs at Altrincham 4thMarch2017
Manchester GP Swiss Pairs at Altrincham 4thMarch2017

There was a full house at Altrincham on Saturday 4th March where fifty one pairs competed in the Swiss Pairs.  Congratulations to the joint winners Jeff Smith/Alan Nelson and Marianne Farr/John Morrell who were ahead of Kath Nelson/Jeff Morris in third place. Sue Woodcock and Stuart Clarke finished 7th. The Ascenders Prize was won by Barrie and Julia Newall. Full results to follow.

LCBA Teams of 8 12 Feb 2017

LCBA had 8 Teams in the annual Teams of 8 held at Bury Atahaneum on 12th Feb 2017. Winners were Preston BC (JM Brearley/A Lum, D Hilton/D Fazackerley, M Tomlinson/N Sutcliffe, C Mitchell/B Alston) on 104VPs. Second were Bolton A, third Southport. Full deatils (including Ximps) are in the results section on this Lancashire website. Preston will represent Lancashire in the Garden Cities Regional Final on Sat 6th May at Bradford BC..

LCBA Championship Pairs

There were 24 pairs at Blackburn for the LCBA Championship Pairs. The final was won by M Tomlinson/N Sutcliffe, with J Brearley/R Shine second, P Worswick/D Hammonds third and P & H Williams fourth. They will represent LCBA in the Corwen at the Holiday Inn, Birmingham Airport on the 10th/11th June 2017. The Consolation Final was won by B & L Wattleworth.
Full details on Results page.

 

Stratified Simultaneous Pairs Monday 13th March 2017

Preston club will be holding this event, which is scored within four rankings all across the country
A  One or both members of the pair are above tournament master
B  Both members of the pair are below tournament master
C  Both members of the pair are below master
D  Both members of the pair are below district master
So you can compare your score with lots of people across the country and receive Blue points and local points accordingly
Table money for the night will be £5.00 members £6.00 visitors
Preston BC can only take 12 tables so please enter before the event to avoid disappointment
Contact Gill Armstrong phone 01772 465699 phone or text 07920859525 Email gillarmstrong72@gmail.com

Ewart Evans

We are sad to learn of the death of Ewart Evans. He was a member of many bridge clubs including Blackburn and Bolton over the years and had many successes in local Lancashire and other events. Despite longstanding health problems, he was the most kind, cheerful, courteous, good humoured and friendly player at the table always ready to acknowledge a good play by the opponents and always helpful to other players where needed. He will be sadly missed. The funeral is 2:30pm Wednesday 1st February at Howe Bridge Crematorium, Lovers Lane, Manchester M46 0PZ.

Preston Blue Pointed Teams 15th Jan 2017

In the Preston Blue Pointed Teams on 10th January, winners were Peter Richmond, Roger Allison, Glen Oliver and Andrew Holborn on 142 VPs out of 200. Second were Catherine Draper, Andrew Woodcock and Bill Carr and Maureen McConkey.  This well supported event had the maximum capacity 11 teams. Full results are on the Preston Bridge Club site.

LCBA Butler Pairs Cancellation (Sun Jan 22 2017)

The LCBA Buitler Pairs scheduled for Sunday Jan 22 has been cancelled due to lack of entries along with some organisational problems.

Lytham Rose Bowl 4th Dec 2016

Congratulations to Marianne Farr and Jeff Smith for winning the Lytham Rose Bowl on Sunday 4th December. Kenneth Renno and Brian Ripley were runners-up and last year's winners David Hammonds and Paul Worswick were third. A very special thank you to the catering team led by Jacqueline Wright, who laid on a delicious mid-session buffet. Thanks also to Jeff Smith for his efficient tournament directing, and Barry Brelsford for his organisation. See Results section for full details.

Llangollen Swiss Teams 3/4 Dec 2016
Llangollen Swiss Teams 3/4 Dec 2016

Winners at Llangollen over the weekend of 3rd-4th December were Bernard and Rhona Goldenfield, John Holland and Jackie Pye ahead of Michael Byrne, Fiona Brown, Ciaran Coyne and Hugh McGann.  Congratulations to them; full results are on the North Wales site.

EBU Awards

I am delighted to report that two Lancashire members were given awards at today's EBU AGM. A Gold Award - the EBU's highest award - was presented to Andrew Petrie for his service on the EBU Board, and most recently to English Bridge Education and Development. The Tony Priday Award - for making an outstanding contribution to bridge and enhancing the game in all its aspects - was given to Jeffrey Smith for his work in County administration and in developing bridge software which he made available free of charge.Andrew thanked the EBU saying that the voluntary bridge work done by people at all levels is the backbone that supports the EBU in the promotion of bridge. 

Tollemache qualifier 19th/20th November 2016

Lancashire team just failed to qualify for the final  on a split tie with Manchester in the Inter county teams of eight on 19-20th Nov. in Birmingham.  The team of Jeff Smith, Jackie Pye, Paul Hepworth, Rick Bentley, Nick & Sue Woodcock, Derek Williams, Cros Croswell, John Brearley and Ross Shine represented Lancashire though due to a family illness, Derek had to to go home after two sets on the Sunday. Paul & Rick were the leading pair on the CrossImps ranking. Full results on the  EBU site

Pendle Witch Pairs 13 Nov 2016

The Pendle Witch Pairs held on Sunday 13th November 2016 at Brierfield BC attracted 17 Tables. It was won by Boris Ewart & Peter Foster who finished just a single matchpoint ahead of the leading Lancashire pair John Brearley & Andrew Lum !

Full results on Brierfield BC site

LCBA Congress 29/30 October 2016

The LCBA Congress was once again expertly run by John Pyner with the Swiss Pairs at Brierfield on Saturday and Swiss Teams at Blackburn on Sunday. There were 17 tables at the Swiss Pairs which was won by Jeff Smith/Andrew Petrie, second Oliver Cowan/Alan Hayward, third Bernard & Rhona Goldenfield. There were 13 teams at the Swiss Teams with the winners Jeff Smith/Jackie Pye, Alan & Kath Nelson, second Marianne Farr/John Morrell Paul & Hilda Williams. The full rankings are on the Results page.

Haley Cup 2016

The 2016 Haley Cup goes to Jeff Smith and Jackie Pye. This Cup was donated in 2013 by Steve Haleys widow Shirley and will be awarded each year for the best performing pairs in the NBL A Division based on the CrossImps from at least two appearances. The Cup will be presented at the forthcoming LCBA Congress. The previous winners were Degsy Wiliams & Cros Croswell (2013), Austin Barnes & Stuart Norris (2014) and Bill Alston & Colin Mitchell (2015).

NBL Match 4 Oct 08 2016

The final round of Northern league matches took place on Saturday 8th October.
In the A division at Bradford, Lancashire finished 2nd= with Yorkshire 2 and 5 Vps behind Manchester and thus finished 3rd in the Final Table.  The team was Jeff Smith/Jackie Pye, Austin Barnes/Stuart Norris, Paul Williams/John Morrel and Don Hilton/Dagmar Fazackerley.  Don & Dagmar were 9th and Austin & Stuart were 13th on the cross IMPs.
The B division was played at Bradford where our team of Alan Whittam/Paul Evans,Brian Ripley/Barrie Newall, Mike Tomlinson/Nick Sutcliffe,Mike Nicholson/Des King were 6th on the day and finished 3rd in the Final Table.  Mike & Nick were the best pair finishing 13th on the cross IMPs.
The C division was played at Manchester where our team of Angus Kirby/Brian Dormand,Barry Brelsford/Jacqueline Wright, John Ashworth,Cath Ashworth,Brian Apfel/Les Hoy finiished 1st on the day but 2nd overall a few VPs behind Yorkshire SE.  Brian & Les finished 3rd on cross IMPs.

Full Results will be on NBL Site   

Great Northern Swiss Pairs Oct 2/3 2016

Well done to John Brearley/Ross Shine who finished 3rd and Bob Loveridge/Helen Montgomery who finished 10th of 98 pairs in the Great Northern Swiss Pairs held at the Hilton Hotel, Leeds over October 2/3. Full Results at Great Northern Swiss Pairs.

LCBA Teams of 4 Cup 2016-17

The LCBA Teams of 4 Draw is now on the LCBA Knockouts page.

Cumbria/Westmorland Swiss Weekend
Cumbria/Westmorland Swiss Weekend

Congratulations to Bob Loveridge/Helen Montgomery who won the Cumbria/Westmorland Swiss Pairs at Castle Green Hotel, Kendal on 25 Sep 2016. They were just 1 VP ahead of Andrew Petrie/Bill Alston,

LCBA Mixed Pairs 18 Sep 2016
LCBA Mixed Pairs 18 Sep 2016

The LCBA Mixed pairs had a good turnout of 18 pairs at Lytham BC  on Sat 18th September. The winners were Jeff Smith & Jackie Pye just 1 matchpoint ahead of Nick Woodcock & Sue Fjortoft with Dave Briggs & Yvonne Dickinson 3rd. The all-play-all was smoothly run by Rob Turner and thanks also to Barrie Brelsford, Jacqueline Wright & the Lytham, BC ladies who organised an excellent dinner. Full details in the Results section on the website.

NBL Round III 10Sep2016

The third round of Northern league matches took place on Saturday 10th September.
In the A division at Bradford, Lancashire were second on the day and lie 3rd overall just 4 VPs behind Yorkshire and 8 Vps behind Manchester.  The team was John Brearley/Ross Shine, Colin Mitchell/Bill Alston, Paul Hepworth/Ross Shine, Cros Croswell/Degsy Williams.  Cros & Degsy were 2nd and John & Ross 3rd on the cross IMPs.
The B division was played at Keighley where our team of David Costich/Andrew Lum,Stuart Clarke/Bill Carr, Des King/Mike Nicholson,Brian Ripley/Barrie Newall were 3rd on the day and lie 3rd overall, 1 VP behind Manchester and 5 VPs behind Cumbria.  Des & Mike were 5th and David & Andrew 7th on the on the cross IMPs.
The C division was played at Brierfield where our team of  Judy Brearley/David Pendlebury, Bill & Liz Wattleworth, Alan Crabtree/David Spencer, Robin Atkinson/Pauline Holden finished 3rd and lie 2nd overall a few VPs behind Yorkshire NW.  Alan & David, closely followed by Bill & Liz were our best pairs on cross IMPs.

Full Results on NBL Site   

EBU TD Training Courses at Bolton BC

Stop Press!!
As an incentive for Club TD training, LCBA will give a £10 refund on the day to any LCBA member attending a course!

Bolton Bridge Club will be hosting a Club TD Training Course over 4 sessions on the dates below. Austin Barnes is the primary contact at the club, but entries should be registered with Peter Jordan or Dawn Mertens in the EBU Competitions Dept  (Tel: 01296 317203/219) peter@ebu.co.uk & dawn@ebu.co.uk

Essentials October 15, 2016
Book rulings November 12, 2016
Judgment  rulings December 10, 2016
Assessment January 14, 2017

These TD training courses are open to all players regard of EBU Membership or not (although EBU members pay a reduced rate). For more information, those interested can go to the following webpage http://www.ebu.co.uk/laws-and-ethics/td-training/training-courses-programme (or contact Richard Banbury (On Behalf of English Bridge Education & Development, Registered Charity No: 1153543) www.ebedcio.org.uk

LCBA Teams of 4 Entry Reminder

Just a reminder that entry to the LCBA Teams of 4 Cup (& Plate) competition closes on September 30 2016. Entries including £28 fee to Jeff Smith, 28 Windsor Road,Prestwich,Manchester M25 0FF Email:jasmith@nildram.co.uk

Teams shall have four, five or six players only four of whom may play in any one match. All must be paid-up EBU members with primary allegiance to Lancashire. Members may be added to a team, free of charge, at any time prior to the final round and subject to a maximum team of six. No player may represent more than one team in the competition. This is a green pointed event; points will be awarded to the winners of each match.The overall winners will hold the Blackburn Bridge Club Cup for one year. Teams losing their first match will be entered into a Plate competition run on similar lines to the main event but with a 24 board final.The Cup winners, or failing them the runners-up, are eligible to represent Lancashire in the Pachabo Cup. Their entry fee will be paid but they will be expected to pay any other expenses which may be incurred.

Michelle Brunner Memorial 2016
Michelle Brunner Memorial 2016

Congrats to Jon & Cath Ashworth who along with Paul Vose and Barbara Heaton won the Intermediate Teams prize at the Michelle Bruinner Memorial held at Manchester BC on Sat 13 Aug 2016. Full report on Manchester County Bridge site.

EBU Northern Midweek Congress 2016
EBU Northern Midweek Congress 2016

At the EBU Northern Midweek Congress held at Wakefield, the three session Championship Pairs was won by Jeff Smith & Jackie Pye (just ahead of John Dakin & Eddie Lucioni). In the Teams, Duncan & Diane Ault, John & Cath Ashworth finished 3rd behind two strong Yorkshire based teams and were the leading 'B stratified' team. Full results on EBU Site at Northern Midweek Congress Results

Preston Blue Point Pairs 7 Aug 2016

Thanks go to Gill Armstrong for organising it so well and to Catherine Draper and Jeff Smith for ensuring smooth running and Scoring
Congratulations to Bernard and Rhona Goldenfield on winning it
Second Bill Alston and Colin Mitchell and Third Ian Douglass and Chris Nicholson

Full Results on Preston BC site

Northern Bridge League Match 2 Aug 6 2016

In the A division at Brierfield, Lancashire (Jeff Smith/Andrew Petrie, Paul Williams/John Morrell/Marianne Farr, Colin Mitchell/Bill Alston, Mike Nicholson/Des King) won the A Division  finishing 2 VPs ahead of Manchester.

In the B division at Manchester, Lancashire B (Brian Ripley (capt)/Ken Renno, Paul Evans/Alan Whittam, Mike Tomlinson/Nick Sutcliffe, Jeff & Ann Wilkins) finished 6th of 8 teams.

 In the C division, also at Manchester, Lancashire C (Barry Brelsford/Jacqueline Wright, Bill & Liz Wattleworth, Les Hoy/Brian Apfel, Pauline Holden/Dave Pendlebury) finished 3rd of 7 teams.

Full results are at Northern Bridge league site.

Scarborough Summer Congress Teams Winners 29 Jul 2016

Congratulation to Andrew & Veronica Petrie, Bill & Liz Wattleworth who won the Multiple Teams B Final in the Summer Congress at Scarborough.

Manchester One Day GP Teams 2016
Manchester One Day GP Teams 2016

One Day GP Teams
Congratulations to Jeff Smith who with Alan Nelson, Kath Nelson and Jeff Morris were runaway winners of the annual one day green point Manchester Swiss Teams held at Altrincham on Sunday 24th July.  As usual there was a full turnout of 26 teams, who enjoyed a hot day of bridge.  Full details in the LCBA Results section with pohotos on the Manchester County bridge site.

Calendar
Sat 23rd September 2017
Cumbria Westmorland GP Weekend
Kendal
Sun 24th September 2017
Cumbria/Westmorland GP Weekend
Kendal
Sat 30th September 2017
EBU - Great Northern Swiss Pairs
Leeds
Sun 1st October 2017
EBU - Great Northern Swiss Pairs
Leeds
Mon 2nd October 2017
British Autumn Sims
Tue 3rd October 2017
British Autumn Sims
Wed 4th October 2017
British Autumn Sims
Thu 5th October 2017
British Autumn Sims
Sat 7th October 2017
Gold Cup Final
Young Chelsea BC
Sat 7th October 2017
Northern Bridge League Matches - 4
Sat 7th October 2017
NWBA Green-Point Swiss Pairs
Northop
Sun 8th October 2017
Gold Cup Final
Sun 8th October 2017
NWBA Green-Point Swiss Pairs
Northop
Mon 9th October 2017
Bridge Overseas Autumn Congress
Tue 10th October 2017
Bridge Overseas Autumn Congress
Calendar
Sat 23rd September 2017
Cumbria Westmorland GP Weekend
Kendal
Sun 24th September 2017
Cumbria/Westmorland GP Weekend
Kendal
Sat 30th September 2017
EBU - Great Northern Swiss Pairs
Leeds
Sun 1st October 2017
EBU - Great Northern Swiss Pairs
Leeds
Mon 2nd October 2017
British Autumn Sims
Tue 3rd October 2017
British Autumn Sims
Wed 4th October 2017
British Autumn Sims
Thu 5th October 2017
British Autumn Sims
Sat 7th October 2017
Gold Cup Final
Young Chelsea BC
Sat 7th October 2017
Northern Bridge League Matches - 4
Sat 7th October 2017
NWBA Green-Point Swiss Pairs
Northop
Sun 8th October 2017
Gold Cup Final
Sun 8th October 2017
NWBA Green-Point Swiss Pairs
Northop
Mon 9th October 2017
Bridge Overseas Autumn Congress
Tue 10th October 2017
Bridge Overseas Autumn Congress