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NCBA Simultaneous Pairs - Monday 13th February

Results can be found by clicking here

The county entered a team for the Tollemache Cup which is the inter-county championships for teams of eight. The qualifying round was held in November. Links to the EBU results are here and here. Mike Trask has also written the attached here.

 

Results for Broke Cup and Betts Bowl are going to be loaded on to the EBU website.

For links see under competitions or in the league box on the front page of the website.

 

Kettering Bridge Club's Charity Salver 27th August 2016

Duplicate pairs event in aid of the Kettering and District Stroke Group

Click here for results

 
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NCBA is run by members of the county’s 11 EBU affiliated clubs.

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NCBA is funded by its own events plus a club players P2P levy collected by the EBU.

To find out more about the NCBA please ask your club NCBA representative and use this web site.

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News

The County Pairs Competition - Eden Cup - is being held on 26th March 2017

Click here for information

NCBA Sim Pairs Monday 13th February

A simultaneous pairs competition for Northants CBA affiliated clubs.

As well as recognising the results of the top pairs, and the top clubs,NCBA offers each participating club the power to offer free entry to the Eden Cup to one pair that has participated in the event at the club providing that:

  • Both players have Northants as their primary county of allegiance, and have had since 1st September 2016 (so that they are eligible for the Corwen); and
  • Neither player has played in the Eden Cup in the last three years, i.e. 2016, 2015 or 2014.

Click here for results.

Ninety seven pairs from Kettering, Oundle, Rugby Village, Stamford and Wellingborough took part. Congratulations to Mark Hodgson & Maggie Jones who came top. We hope you all enjoyed it.

Kettering BC SWISS Pairs Porch Trophy on Sunday 22nd January 2017

Click here for link to results

 

Lakeland and Kettering Trophy were held at Kettering on 30th October 2016

Outcome can be found in Results

 

Bedford Congress 10th September 2016

Please be aware that this is jointly supported by both Northamptonshie and Bedfordshire

Click here for team results and here for pairs results

Kettering Bridge Club's Charity Salver 27th August 2016

Duplicate pairs event in aid of the Kettering and District Stroke Group

Click here for results

Stamford BC are arranging director training of three modules (£135 per person) starting on Saturday 1st October.

 

Blue pointed Swiss Pairs 6th August 2016 at Stamford

Also known as the Murchie-Lerner

Highest placed Mixed Northamptonshire pair Maggie Jones and Eifion Jones win the Murchie-Lerner

Click here for information

See results for the outcome

EBU Midlands Improvers competiton 3rd July 2016

The EBU ran an improvers competition -click for details.

Click here for results

NCBA One Day GP Swiss Pairs 21st May 2016

A great day for Northants! Our One Day Green Point Event was won by Susan & Jim Deacon (4th and 5th from left), second were Maggie Jones & Eifion Jones (left), joint third were Ufuk Cotuk & Robert Miller (3rd and 6th from left).

See results for full outcome.

Bugbrooke Mentored Teams 21st May 2016

Three teams entered the friendly improvers' event. Chris and Eddie Luck each led a team and Jim Bainbridge was non playing mentor to the third. Well done to Chris' team for a win and very well done to all who took part.

See results for full outcome.

Garden Cities Regional Finals 7th May 2016

Congratulations to the Kettering (representing Northants) team of:

Keith Nash, Simon Few, Mike Trask, Daniel Baines, Mark Hodgson, Chris Wormleighton, Tony Hough, John Walshaw.

They came second in the Garden Cities Regional Final held at Peterborough on 7th May.

This meant that they qualified for the National Final in June which was challenging.

More information can be found at  click

 

Inter-Club

Links for the Inter-club league positions have been moved to the box at top right of this page.

NCBA 2016-17 Calendar - For Printing
Leagues on the EBU web site

Northants enters teams into all divisions of the Eastern Counties League.

For fixtures see calendar.

Latest ECL results Div 1, Div 2, Div3

Northants Inter-Club League Div 1, Div 2, Div 3 NE and Div 3 SW

Inter-Club fixtures can be found under Competitions 2016-2017.

Click here to access current status of these and other leagues on the EBU web site: http://www.ebu.co.uk/leagues/

Click here for Broke Cup results etc..

Click here for Betts Bowl results etc.

Calendar
8th March 2017
County Committee Meeting
Kettering Bridge Club 7:30pm
11th March 2017
Winter League Playoff by date
18th March 2017
Broke Cup Final
Kettering Bridge Club
26th March 2017
Eden Cup Session 1
Kettering Bridge Club 1:00pm
 Click for more information
26th March 2017
Eden Cup Session 2
Kettering Bridge Club
2nd April 2017
Alastair Brodie Memorial Trophy
Kettering Bridge Club 1:00pm
Results
13th February 2017
NCBA Simultaneous Pairs
Participating Clubs
14th January 2017
Winter League NE (Rd 5)
Stamford Bridge Club
Scorer: Peter Burgin
10th December 2016
Winter League NE (Rd 4)
Stamford Bridge Club
Scorer: Peter Burgin
12th November 2016
Winter League NE (Rd 3)
Stamford Bridge Club
Scorer: Peter Burgin
30th October 2016
Kettering Trophy
Kettering Bridge Club
Scorer: Kettering Bridge Club
30th October 2016
Lakeland Trophy
NCBA 2016-17 Calendar - For Printing
Leagues on the EBU web site

Northants enters teams into all divisions of the Eastern Counties League.

For fixtures see calendar.

Latest ECL results Div 1, Div 2, Div3

Northants Inter-Club League Div 1, Div 2, Div 3 NE and Div 3 SW

Inter-Club fixtures can be found under Competitions 2016-2017.

Click here to access current status of these and other leagues on the EBU web site: http://www.ebu.co.uk/leagues/

Click here for Broke Cup results etc..

Click here for Betts Bowl results etc.

Calendar
8th March 2017
County Committee Meeting
Kettering Bridge Club 7:30pm
11th March 2017
Winter League Playoff by date
18th March 2017
Broke Cup Final
Kettering Bridge Club
26th March 2017
Eden Cup Session 1
Kettering Bridge Club 1:00pm
 Click for more information
26th March 2017
Eden Cup Session 2
Kettering Bridge Club
2nd April 2017
Alastair Brodie Memorial Trophy
Kettering Bridge Club 1:00pm
Results
13th February 2017
NCBA Simultaneous Pairs
Participating Clubs
14th January 2017
Winter League NE (Rd 5)
Stamford Bridge Club
Scorer: Peter Burgin
10th December 2016
Winter League NE (Rd 4)
Stamford Bridge Club
Scorer: Peter Burgin
12th November 2016
Winter League NE (Rd 3)
Stamford Bridge Club
Scorer: Peter Burgin
30th October 2016
Kettering Trophy
Kettering Bridge Club
Scorer: Kettering Bridge Club
30th October 2016
Lakeland Trophy