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NCBA Committee Meeting

The next County Committee Meeting will be held,
Wednesday 7 September 2016 at 7:00 pm in Nottingham Bridge Club.

 
Recent Updates
Rules - Team of Eight
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Match Results

Team Captains are invited to email match results to the appropriate League Secretary chris@theclarkhome.tv  for Team of 8 results and chris@theclarkhome.tv for Team of 4 results

 
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 Afternoons

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

Improver Classes

A new series of Improver Classes will start 1st September 2016.

Hosted by Graham Brindley.

Please contact graham@brindley57.plus.com for further information.

WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS

Good luck to Nottinghamshires Ankush Khandelwal who plays for Englands Junior team in this event starting on Thursday 4th August.

Details on EBU site

SCARBOROUGH SUMMER CONGRESS

Congratulations to Steve Raine who came 5th of 144 pairs in the Swiss Pairs and 3rd in the teams final.

Results (External web site)

WILLIE CROOK PREMIER GRAND MASTER

Congratulations to William who becomes only the second current Notts player (with Graham Kirby) to attain the highest EBU rank.

GREEN POINT EVENT JULY 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the NCBA Green Point Events

Pairs: Carolyn Fisher and Pat Watson

Teams: John Gould, Alastair McCance, John Sowter and Amanda Sowter.

Sorry for the delay in publishing results

Corwen Trophy

The Corwen Trophy is an EBU pairs event.  Each County Association hold qualifying events and may send up to 3 pairs.

Steve Fordham and Keith Spencer represented Nottinghamshire in 2016.

The Final was held at the Holiday Inn Birmingham.

After a steady start in session 1 and a well placed 10th in session 4 they finished in the lower half due to an inconsistent performance in session 2.

This was an excellent event in which 98 pairs took part.

Full Results on EBU site

Midlands Regional Improvers Pairs

Open to all bridge players (from EBU affiliated, and non-EBU affiliated clubs) with less than 5 years bridge playing experience.  (EBU members should have no more than 5000 master points.)

NCBA has agreed to sponsor 1 pair from each club.

For further detail:

Teams of 4

Teams of 4 Summer League

A team may be picked from a squad of 8 Players

We have 8 Teams entered.

Please see menu for Rules  

Please send results to:
Keith.m.spencer@btinternet.com and copy to chris@theclarkhome.tv

COUNTY TEAMS OF FOUR

In the final on  19th May winners were Mark Goddard & David Hodge,  Sandy Fulton &William Crook, Rob Sharpe & Graham Kirby comfortably defeating John & Irene Auld, Lloyd Eagling & Keith Rodgers.

The winners will  represent Notts in the Pachabo Cup on 11/12 June 2016

Woodborough Bridge Club

Woodborough BC have written the following article for the EBU.

How Woodborough BC increase its membership.

SPRING FOURS 2016

Many congratulations to Ankush Khandelwar who was in the team winning the Punch Bowl from a very strong field.

Priday Cup
Priday Cup

Congratulations to Stephen Southorn and Brian Nowell.

  Result %
1 Stephen Southorn and Brian Nowell 58.63
2= Christine and Bob Bagshaw 55.65
2= Alan Jillott and Dorothy King 55.65

Full results available via Results Tab

PORTLAND BOWL 2016

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

EBU web site

Journal Cup 2016
Journal Cup 2016
  Result %
1 Keith Rodgers and Lloyd Eagling 61.82
2 Keith Spencer and Steve Fordham 57.53
3 Bernard Plumb and Liz Rothwell 57.05

Full results available via Results Tab.

WINTER PAIRS RESULTS

After the final Winter Pairs on 13/04/16 (won by Steve Raine & Willie Crook) the results are:

Overall champion (12 points) is Willie Crook.

Farr Cup winners (9.5 points) are David Burgess & Gordon Fullerton.

Black Cup winners (8 points) are Shirley Ashtari & Ian Dovey.

Congratulations to all the above.

STAFFS & SHROPS v NOTTS 3 APRIL 2016

Notts lost the Dawes match 3-17 but won the Porter 16-4 and the Markham 11-9.

Click for report and Butler imps

LEICESTERSHIRE GREEN POINT PAIRS 5 March 2016

Congratulations to Clare Batten & Graham Brindley who were Notts leading pair in 4th= position.

results (external site)

NOTTS v WARWICKSHIRE 21st February 2016

Notts were comprehensively beaten 0-20, 1-19, and 3-17.

Click for report and Butler imps-updated!

See Results for Hands

NOTTS v LEICS 24th January 2016

Another match of big hands saw Notts lose the Dawes 6-14 VPs but win the Porter 11-9 and score a maximum 20-0 in the Markham.

Click for report and Butler imps

MIXED PAIRS 2016
MIXED PAIRS 2016

Congratulations to Barbara Hatfield & Phil Ottewell county mixed pairs champions. They won comfortably from Mary Cook & Gerry Franklin with Jane Hall & Phil Dale third.

Full result

LONDON YEAR END CONGRESS

Congratulations to Ankush Khandelwal who partnering Toby Nonnenmacher won the Open Pairs from a very strong field.

Full results on EBU website.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BRIDGE - XMAS PAIRS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT BRIDGE - XMAS  PAIRS

The fourth Winter Pairs event was the Christmas Pairs evening with wine and nibbles and a prize for the winners.

There was recognition for the work done over many years by Joan & David Burgess. They received the EBU's Dimmie Fleming award for services to bridge, the first married couple to be so recognised. The NCBA chairman presented the awards on the evening.

The winners of the prize were Sue & Frank Ball who won in a field of 17 pairs.

Further events are scheduled for the second Wednesday each month. The scoring will be butler imps where numbers permit, or normal matchpoints. Winners on each night receive 4 points, runners up 2 and third scores 1. The best 4 drives for pairs and individuals determine best mixed pair for Black Cup (holders John & Irene Auld ), best similar pair for Farr Cup (holders Stan Kujawinski & Richard Kowalski) and overall Winter Champion for best individual - not to be won by a pair (holder Richard Kowalski ).

Leading scores after 4 events are:

David Burgess 6
Gordon Fullerton 6
Toni Smith 4
Anthony Pettengell 4
Rob Sharpe 4
William Crook 4
Shirley Ashtari   4
Ian Dovey 4
Sue Ball 4
Frank Ball 4

 

NATIONAL SENIORS CONGRESS

Congratulations to Sandy Fulton & Willie Crook whose team came 5th in the Senior Swiss Teams on 8th November.
Full results on EBU web site 

NCBA QUESTIONNAIRE

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

Click for the latest results
FUTURE EVENTS

Derby Green Point Event 3rd and 4th September

Please see Calendar for details.

Calendar
24th August 2016
Afternoon Drive
Nottingham 14:00
Director: Graham Brindley
 Click for more information
31st August 2016
Afternoon Drive
Nottingham 14:00
Director: Graham Brindley
 Click for more information
1st September 2016
Improvers
19:00
Please contact graham@brindley57.plus.com for further information.
Host: Graham Brindley
Results
17th August 2016
Afternoon Drive
Director: Graham Brindley
11th August 2016
Northern Mid Week Congress
10th August 2016
Northern Mid Week Congress
Click for the latest results
FUTURE EVENTS

Derby Green Point Event 3rd and 4th September

Please see Calendar for details.

Calendar
24th August 2016
Afternoon Drive
Nottingham 14:00
Director: Graham Brindley
 Click for more information
31st August 2016
Afternoon Drive
Nottingham 14:00
Director: Graham Brindley
 Click for more information
1st September 2016
Improvers
19:00
Please contact graham@brindley57.plus.com for further information.
Host: Graham Brindley
Results
17th August 2016
Afternoon Drive
Director: Graham Brindley
11th August 2016
Northern Mid Week Congress
10th August 2016
Northern Mid Week Congress