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Welcome to Norfolk and Norwich Bridge Club
Swiss Pairs 22 February 2019

Thanks to the 20 pairs who all showed up on the day and for those involved in the smooth running of the event.

Congratulations to the winners!


Congratulations to the N&N team for winning the County's Allwood Wharton Trophy.

This qualifies the team to play in the Regional Finals of the Garden Cities Trophy on April 27th.

Team members were: 

Matt Millson & Roger Amey; Charles Melvin & Tom Melvin;

Mike Sabberton & Chris Mallon; John Dennis & Paul Darby

Find a Partner

Tom Melvin, our secretary, is running the Find a Partner service.  If you are in need of a partner, please send him an email: and he will circulate the membership.

Please note: there is no standby provided over the coming program.

Friday Friendly Club

The Friday Friendly Club which was aimed at the less experienced players has closed due to lack of support.

Convention Cards

Would partnerships please remember that they should always have fully completed convention cards, available for their oponents to see.

This notice is not aimed at scratch partnerships.

Charity Donation

£71.50 was raised at our charity event on 17 August.

Our designated charity is the Alzheimers Society.

Trophy winners for the Summer Open Pairs

The Summer Open Pairs season is now finished

There were two trophies to be won:

The Jewson Jug for the pair with the best 4 results over the summer - Bogdan Drobney and Maureen Kimbley (again)
The Paquot Salver for pairs with rankings up to 6* Regional Master. was won by David Smith and Peter Bowman (again)
Congratulations to both pairs. 
Reserves for the League

League teams are sometimes in need of a reserve, but the captains are unsure of who they can ask to play.  To assist in this, we are now putting on the website: underneath where the teams are listed, those players who are prepared to be a reserve. 

If you are not registered in a specific team and you would be prepared to play as a reserve, would you please email Stuart ( with your preferred phone number and your details will be listed.


Chief Tournament Director and Responsibilities

Peter Cotes has kindly agreed to be our Chief Tournament Director (07494 597772).

The Chief Tournament Director is responsible for organising the TD rota and for arranging suitable appeals committees as and when needed.

Swiss Pairs (Prior Entry)
Division 2
Division 3
Division 1
Howell (6)
Webster Cup (Teams)
Fri 1st Mar 2019
Pivot Cup (Teams)
Willow Centre
7.00pm (seated by 6.55)
Director: John/Maggs Pyner
Scorer: Alan Hourd
Fri 8th Mar 2019
Howell (7)
Willow Centre
7.00pm (seated by 6.55)
Director: Peter Cotes
Scorer: Paul Darby
Fri 15th Mar 2019
No Bridge (Congress)
Fri 22nd Mar 2019
League (7)
Willow Centre
7.00pm (seated by 6.55)
Director: All
Scorer: Neil Tracey
Fri 29th Mar 2019
Brown Trophy (5)
Willow Centre
7.00pm (seated by 6.55)
Director: John Dennis
Scorer: Alan Hourd
Fri 5th Apr 2019
Howell (8)
Willow Centre
7.00pm (seated by 6.55)
Director: Mike Harnden
Scorer: Paul Darby