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The next County Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday 23rd September 2015 at 7.00 pm in Nottingham Bridge Club.

 
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Notts CBA
Notts CBA

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.

NCBA QUESTIONNAIRE

The NCBA committee secretary is sending out a questionnaire to members and other interested players to help understand how best to serve bridge in Notts. It would be most helpful if recipients could reply to cpbatten@yahoo.com by August 31st.  A copy is available as a word document by clicking here.

 

 

GREEN POINT EVENTS JULY 2015
GREEN POINT EVENTS JULY 2015

The 2015 Notts Green Point weekend was on 18th/19th July at Spondon. 

46 pairs played on the Saturday. Dan Crofts and Gary Hyett the 2012 winners took the trophy again. Best placed Notts pair in 5th place were Steve Raine and Ankush Khandelwal..

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19 teams played on Sunday. Convincing winners were Roman Gembicki, Arthur Hughes, David Musson & Frank Littlewood with a score of 114 VPs some 27 clear of the field.

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EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING 6pm Monday 22nd June

The EGM was quorate and appointed a new  committee as follows:

Chairman John Auld

Hon Sec  Clare Batten

Hon Treasurer Ian Dovey

Captain Keith Rodgers

Chief TDA Tim Anderson

Other members  Irene Auld, Graham Brindley, Chris Clark, Lloyd Eagling, Keith Spencer, Toni Smith, Kyra Wills

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BRIDGE

 
After 7 events through to May 2015 the results are:

 
BLACK CUP for mixed pairs winners John and Irene Auld from Ian Dovey and Shirley Ashtari;
FARR CUP for similar  pairs winners Richard Kowalski and Stan Kujinski from David Burgess and Gordon Fullerton.
 
Richard Kowalski recorded the best 4 scores by a single player and takes the prize as Winter Wednesday Champion. 
 
COUNTY TEAMS OF FOUR

 In the final  between the leading qualifiers:

1 William Crook, Rob Sharpe, David Hodge & Mark Goddard  plus Sandy Fulton,

and

2. John & Irene Auld, Bill Whalley & Tailor Pravin  plus Keith Rodgers & Lloyd Eagling.                   

 The winners were team Crook by 28imps.

PORTLAND BOWL 2015

Congratulations to Kyle Lam who captained Cambridge B to victory in the Universities championship.

JOURNAL CUP 2015

Congratulations to Mark Goddard & David Hodge winners of the Journal Cup and therefore NCBA pairs champions. They won from William & Daniel Crook with Mary Cook & Sue McIntosh. These pairs are eligible to represent Notts in the Corwen Trophy. 

WILLIE WINS AGAIN

In the Northern Easter Festival in York Willie Crook with team mates Gary Hyett. John Holland and Alan Mould easily won the Swiss Teams event.

PORTLAND PAIRS 22nd March 2015

This multi centre event is the EBU national mixed pairs championship. John & Irene Auld won the Stamford heat and overall came 7th out of 397 pairs.

Teams of 8 League - 2014-2015

Nottingham Gambit are confirmed as top of the League in division one with Retford A confirmed as runners up.

In a very competitive division two, Retford B finished in the top position after beating Woodborough A in the decisive final match. Wollaton finished in the runners up place.

Nottingham A have secured division three - Keyworth B are runners up.

NATIONAL PAIRS MIDLANDS FINAL 15th March 2015

All the NCBA qualifiers for the National Pairs Regional final at Solihull finished above average but only William and Daniel Crook qualified for the National final. They were 9th in a field of 50 pairs.

LEICESTERSHIRE GREEN POINTS WEEKEND

John & Irene Auld  led throughout to win the Swiss Pairs on 7th March at Spondon in a field of 40 pairs.

Harrogate Congress

Congratulations to Willie Crook who with team mates Richard Winter, Gary Hyett and Alan Mould cruised to victory in the Harrogate Congress Swiss Teams on 22nd February 2015.

NOTTS v DERBYSHIRE 8th February 2015

In the final match of the season Notts at last showed signs of improvement winning the Dawes match 12-8 and the Porter by a maximum 20-0. The Markham lost 6-14.

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COUNTY MIXED PAIRS 2015

18 pairs played in the NCBA Mixed Pairs championship on 11th January. Winners of the trophy  were Wendy Walker and Lloyd Eagling . Second were  Carol and Robin Fisher and third Retfords Mary Cook and Gerry Franklin. Congratulations to all the prize winners.

LEICS v NOTTS 4th January 2015

In the first match of 2015 Notts won the Dawes 11-9, drew 10-10 in the Porter and lost the Markham 2-18.

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TOLLEMACHE 22nd/23rd November 2014

In their qualifying group of the Inter Counties Team of 8 competition Notts came 5th out of 9 teams. Winners of the group were Avon with London second. Notts were represented by William Crook, Rob Sharpe, Sandy Fulton, John Rolph, Irene and John Auld, Lloyd Eaging, Keith Rodgers, Mark Goddard, David Hodge, Graham Lee and Frank Ball. Our best player according to the EBU cross imping was Sandy Fulton.

Click to see two hands chosen by William Crook

NOTTS v STAFFS/SHROPS 9th November 2014

In a modestly improved performance Notts lost the Dawes match 7-13 VPs, drew the Porter 10-10 and won the Markham 13-7.

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SENIORS CONGRESS 31/10 14-3/11/14

In the Seniors Congress Swiss Teams Rob Sharpe and William Crook playing with Bill Gardner and Gary Hyett came joint second in a field of 56 teams just 1VP behind the winners.

GREAT NORTHERN PAIRS 4/5 October

In a field of 99 pairs at Leeds William Crook partnering Richard Winter came second just behind Kath and Alan Nelson.

NOTTS v WORCS 5th October 2014

Another poor performance saw Notts lose all three matches: Dawes 2-18; Porter 6-14; and Markham 2-18.

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WARKS v NOTTS 14th September 2014

In Sundays match Notts lost the Dawes match 6-14 and the Markham 1-19 but won the Porter 16-4 after a late rally from a losing position.

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Gambit win Three counties 2014

 Nottingham Gambit retained the three counties trophy with 122 VPs from Derby B on 115. On the final evening on September 11th they came second for a third successive time behind winners on the night West Bridgford. 

GREEN POINT EVENTS JULY 2014
GREEN POINT EVENTS JULY 2014

NCBA/EBU Green Point Weekend at Spondon

Swiss Pairs 19th July 2014 : Notts pair William and Daniel Crook (pictured receiving trophy from NCBA Chairman ) were convincing winners in a field of 51 pairs with 111 VPs. Second were Angela Booth and Peter Bradley on 99 and  third were Notts pair Mark Goddard and David Hodge on 96.

 

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Swiss Teams 20th July 2014:  A low turnout of 15 teams but a win for Notts team Lloyd Eagling, Keith Rodgers, Irene and John Auld with 97 VPs from Ron and Lin Birch and Henry and Audrey Mc Bride with 92.

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NOTTS v OXFORDSHIRE 29th June 2014

In the second match of the season Notts won the Dawes match 11-9 but lost the Porter 5-15 and the Markham 1-19.

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Junior Teams

Congratulations to Notts pair Simon Spencer and Kyle Lam who with Ankush Khandelwal and Basil Letts came 2nd in the Junior International teams at the Midsummer Bridge Tournament in Finland. 

CROOK TEAM WINS COUNTY TEAMS OF 4

The County teams final between Crook ( William Crook, Rob Sharpe, Sandy Fulton, David Hodge and Mark Goddard)  and Auld (John and Irene Auld, Lloyd Eagling and Keith Rodgers) was won by Crook by 13imps in a close match . 

Winners represented Notts in the Pachabo Cup held this year at Park Inn Nottingham 7th and 8th June.

 

New NCBA CONSTITUTION approved at AGM May 2014

Click here to open in a new window as a PDF.

Gloucestershire v Notts 11th May 2014

In the first match of the 2014 season Notts managed to draw 10-10 in the Dawes match but lost the Porter and Markham matches 20-0.

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Journal Cup 2014

The JOURNAL CUP  the NCBA's principal Pairs Championship took place on Sunday 27th April at Nottingham Bridge Club.  

Winners were Sandy Fulton and William Crook from Irene and John Auld with Kyle Lam and Simon Spencer third. These pairs are invited to represent Notts in the Corwen Cup.
NEW PRESIDENTS CUP CORRECTED

Winners of the  Presidents Cup are now Woodborough BC with a total of 172.57 combining Dick Milne and Alyson McClintocks scores with those of Jane Hall and Phil Dale.

Apologies to Bingham BC with a total score of 171.8 achieved by Ian Dovey and Graham Lee who were best pair.  

DERBYSHIRE v NOTTS

In the county match on 6th April 2014 at Spondon a depleted Notts team lost 8-12 in the Dawes match and 1-19 in the Porter. The Markham team saved the day for Notts with a 16-4 win.

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Notts pair win National Pairs Regional Final

Mark Goddard and David Hodge scored a big win in the National Pairs Regional final at Solihull. William and Daniel Crook also did well coming 9th of 51 pairs.

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Next County Event

 

 

County Pairs- Teams scoring

 9th September 2015

Nottingham

 

 

Calendar
9th September 2015
Team practise pairs
Nottingham BC 19.00
13th September 2015
Notts v Glos
Home
23rd September 2015
NCBA Committee meeting
Results
13th May 2015
Scorer: Nottingham Bridge Club
12th April 2015
Journal Cup Session 1
Scorer: Nottingham Bridge Club
12th April 2015
Journal Cup Session 2
Scorer: Nottingham Bridge Club
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Next County Event

 

 

County Pairs- Teams scoring

 9th September 2015

Nottingham

 

 

Calendar
9th September 2015
Team practise pairs
Nottingham BC 19.00
13th September 2015
Notts v Glos
Home
23rd September 2015
NCBA Committee meeting
Results
13th May 2015
Scorer: Nottingham Bridge Club
12th April 2015
Journal Cup Session 1
Scorer: Nottingham Bridge Club
12th April 2015
Journal Cup Session 2
Scorer: Nottingham Bridge Club