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NCBA Committee Meeting

The next County Committee Meeting will be held,
Wednesday 28 November 2018 at 7:00 pm in Nottingham Bridge Club.

Match Results

Team Captains are invited to email match results to the appropriate League Secretary Jane Hall  for Team of 8 results and
Keith Spencer
for Team of 4 results

Welcome to Nottinghamshire Contract Bridge Association
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.

Afternoon Bridge

Daytime Duplicate at Nottingham Bridge Club to include a buffet lunch.

Nottingham Bridge Club together with NCBA are running a daytime bridge session once a month

This social duplicate event is an exciting new venture following feedback requesting daytime bridge:

Please give it your support.

The cost is £6.00 to include a buffet lunch.
(£7 for non members)

The bridge will start at 12.45 and finish 4.00pm to avoid the rush hour.

We will have a host so you can play without a partner.

 Please email or sign up on the NBC noticeboard beforehand (to give the caterer some idea of the numbers coming).

contact NCBA secretary Clare Batten at

Next session will be on  11th October 12 noon.


Please note that Winter Pair will resume on 17 October 2018

NCBA Mixd Pairs

Sunday 4th November 2018

Entry fee £12 per pair including buffet tea.

Note that no prize money will be awarded.

However, the winners’ entry fee to the Midlands Mixed Pairs Championship will be paid by NCBA

Entries must be received by Wednesday 31st October 2017

Further details

Wednesday Afternoons

Supervised Play is back!

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


Priday Cup

30 September 2018

Keith, Bernard and Liz

1 Liz Rothwell and Bernard Plumb 61.46
2 Phil Ottewell and Barbara Hatfield 59.26
3 Allan and Hilary Kirkland 52.60


WILLIE tops NGS list

Nottinghamshires Willie Crook now tops the English Bridge Union's countrywide NGS list with a grade of 70.19%.


Not for the first time Ankush Khandelwal & Willie Crook won this event. They won all 7 matches scoring 117 VPs to finish well clear in a  field of 36 pairs.  That makes 4 of the last 6 for Ankush; and plenty over the years for Willie. Irene & John Auld were 4th.

Full results on DCBA website

Pairs Result

Teams Results


Congratulations to Toni Smith & Steve Fordham who finished 18th out of 600 pairs in this event.



- Mike Nailard & Ian Nicholson  who won April's Cafe Bridge charity event, first of 42 pairs,

- Steve Raine whose team (Chris Cooper, John Sansom, Justin Hackett ) came 3rd in the teams event at the Scarborough Summer Congress,

- Hannah Tuus  who produced a "stunning piece of cardplay" in an U-26 traning match, noted by David Bird in August's English Bridge, and

- Ankush Khandelwal  who has won 3 of the past 5 Green Point Swiss Pairs events organised by Notts/ Derbyshire & Leicestershire.




Anyone who has played or would like to play for the County teams this year need to register their interest with the County Team Organiser.


If you want to be considered please email



Woodborough Bridge Club

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

Please see the Calendar for a list of local Charity Bridge drives

Wednesday 17 October 2018


Sunday 4 November 2018


See here for For full details


Master Class

4 April 2018


Slides from presentation

Green Point Events

A list of this years Green Point Events has been added to the Calendar,
along with Entry Forms where available.

Charity Events

See a list of Charity Bridge Drives

Master Points

See 2017 Master Point List on EBU Site

17th October 2018
Winter Pairs - Cancelled
Nottingham BC
4th November 2018
Mixed Pairs
Nottingham BC 14:00
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5th November 2018
Teams of 4
Nottingham BC 19:00
8th November 2018
Afternoon Drive
Nottingham BC 12:00
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11th November 2018
Warwickshire versus Notts
West Midlands Bridge Club 14:00
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Daytime Duplicate
Afternoon Drive
Hollinwell 2018
Director: Keith Spencer