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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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Match Results

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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.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BRIDGE

To usher in the new season the county is running a pairs event with teams scoring on 9th September at 7.00 pm.

All players are welcome to come and sharpen up their teams technique.

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 Click 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.

Click for report 

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.

Click for report 

 

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.

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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