The county newsletter for October 2018 has been added. It is under County News Page.
Many of the clubs in Merseyside offer beginners' and/or improvers' lessons. There are also easy duplicate sessions for improvers. As these change in availability it is not possible to keep a definitive list on this site. You can access the clubs' websites through the link top left on this site. Depending on where you live, possible clubs to try include Blundellsands BC, Deva, Liverpool BC, and Merseyside Bridge Centre.
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Clubs affiliated to the M&CBA are invited to enter teams of four to take part in the Merseyside Cup.
No more than 1 player in any team to be of National Master or higher rank. Clubs may enter as many teams as they like.
Sunday 9th December 12:00 at:
Deva Bridge Club,
Village Rd,Christleton,Chester,CH3 7AS
Entry on Day before 11:45, subject to available space
£40 per team
Email : email@example.com for further details
The Lady Connell and it consolation event, the Cheshire Salver, are knockout teams of four events, held in mutually agreed venues. The winners of the main event are invited to represent the county in the Pachabo Cup, an EBU national event for county champion teams.
The cost to enter is £24 per team, for which you are guaranteed at least two matches. Teams losing in the first round of the Lady Connell are automatically entered in the Cheshire Salver. EBU Green Points are awarded in the main event, and Black Points in the consolation event.
Entries should be emailed to Julian Merrill ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) giving the names of team members, their EBU numbers and the captain’s contact details. You can have up to 6 players in your squad, although only four can play in each match.
Closing date for entries is 23rd September 2018 and the draw will be advised to Captain's by end September.
Congratulations to Bill and Liz Wattleworth on winning the Waterworth Cup. Second were Paul Roberts and Julian Merrill.
Ten teams have entered the Lady Connell, the County Knock-out teams of four championship. We have initiated some changes for the current season, using the EBU Knockout tool, which can be accessed through the members area of the EBU website. The EBU Knockout tool has made the draw for the first two rounds of the event, with 6 byes in the first round, reducing the field to 8 teams for the second round, also the quarter final. Eventually EBU Knockout will provide a complete record for the event, and also process master point awards.
Congratulations to the winners of the Chester Bowl, Mark Weeks and Stuart Matthews.
Congratulations to Mark Weeks, Barry Jones,Alan Stephenson, Stu Matthews on winning the Jim Davies trophy held at Liverpool Bridge club. Click here for the full results.
The final of the Cheshire Salver took place on Tuesday 29th May, contested by the teams captained by Ted Reveley and Barb Serres. The Cheshire Salver is the plate event for the Lady Connell, our premier county knockout teams event.
The match was won by Ted Reveley's team. Many congratulations to both teams and especially to the winners, Ted Reveley, Mike Swanson, Alan Stephenson and Stuart Matthews.