The next County Committee Meeting will be held,Wednesday 6 June 2018 at 7:00 pm in Nottingham Bridge Club.
Team Captains are invited to email match results to the appropriate League Secretary email@example.com for Team of 8 results and
for Team of 4 results
Welcome to the Nottinghamshire Contract Bridge Association web site. The Association was founded in 1937 and its aims are to promote and further bridge in Nottinghamshire, to organise competitions in the County and to participate in matches with other counties.
Aimed at the developing bridge player, a Wednesday afternoon drive is being arranged, hosted by Graham Brindley at the Nottingham Bridge Club. You do not need to be an EBU or Club member, nor come as a pair. Support to help you make the transition from beginners lessons to joining a club.
Just turn up! 14:00
(NCBA Open Pairs Championship)
Congratulations to Rob and William.
Ankush Khandelwal had an outstanding result in this national event held at the West Midlands club. With his team mates ( Ben Green, Alex Murphy & Ben Norton ) he was unbeaten over 14 matches. They amassed 207 VPs to win ahead of the teams captained by Paul Fegarty (180 VPs) and Sally Brock (174 VPs).
Full Results (external site)
The NCBA AGM is scheduled for 16th May. The committee needs new members particularly to implement recommendations from the Clubs Conference and particularly from clubs not currently represented. Please put your name forward by contacting Clare Batten.
Warwickshire won the Dawes match 14-6 and the Porter and Markham, just, by 11-9.
Thanks to all Notts players who who turned out for this twice postponed fixture.
Click for report and Butler imps
Winners of the county teams of 4 are Willie Crook, Ankush Khandelwal, Steve Raine, Rob Sharpe & Graham Kirby who qualify to represent Notts in the Pachabo Cup.
In the final they defeated the Retford team of Sandy Fulton, Steve Mulligan, John Rolph & Gerry Franklin by 47 imps.
Congratulations again to Notts Ankush Khandelwal who came second in the National Pairs playing with Ben Green.
The eighth and final Winter Pairs for 2017-18 had a disappointing 5 pairs playing.
Winners were Stan Kujinski & Richard Kowalski from Lloyd Eagling & Keith Rodgers.
Leaders now are Steve Raine & Willie Crook with 13 points; Lloyd with 11 and Keith Rodgers with 9.
The scoring is 4 for first, 2 for second and 1 for third. Equal places share the points eg two pairs at 1st get 3 each.
Please note that the overall champion has to be an individual not a pair.
That means that Lloyd Eagling is the overall Winter Champion.
Winners of the Farr Cup for similar pairs are Steve & Willie .
Winners of the Black Cup for Mixed Pairs are the Aulds.
Yet more success for Nottinghamshires Ankush Khandelwal who won the Grand Masters Pairs on 24th/25th February 2018. He partnered John Atthey and in the cross- imped event they finished with more than double the runners up score.
Results (External web site)
The 2018 Inter-University Bridge Festival took take place on Saturday 24 February 2018 at Coventry and North Warwickshire Bridge Club.
Teams from University College London, Imperial College London, London School of Economics, Nottingham, Southampton and Warwick Universities along with Warwickshire Juniors, competed.
Nottingham finished 7th out of 14 Teams.
Congratulations to Ankush Khandelwal & Steve Raine who came second in the Swiss Pairs at Harrogate.
Result (External web site)
On Sunday 28th January the qualifying event was comfortably won by Willie Crook , Ankush Khandelwal, Rob Sharpe & Graham Kirby. The top teams were:
Willie Crook 102 VPs
Sandy Fulton 76 VPs
Graham Brindley 74 VPs
John Auld 70 VPs
The semi finals are 32 boards:
1. Crook at home to Auld
2. Fulton at home to Brindley
The semis are to be completed in February (ideally). Away teams offer dates as per normal EBU rules.
Winners of Semi final 1 are at home in the final (to be completed in March ideally).
Click here for Results
Woodborough BC have written the following article for the EBU.
How Woodborough BC increase its membership.
The NCBA committee secretary would like to thank all Clubs and Individuals that completed a Survey. Clare is currently compiling a report, which will take several weeks. We have received over 40 replies.
Summary of Suvrey 2015 Survey results.docx
Postponed due to clash of events
For Pairs of NGS 8 and under as at date of entry
4 April 2018
Slides from presentation
A list of this years Green Point Events has been added to the Calendar,
along with Entry Forms where available.
2018 May Newsletter.pdf
See a list of Charity Bridge Drives
See 2017 Master Point List on EBU Site