Are you one of Suffolk's 'missing' bridge players who is consistently left in the dark about local competitions and news?
Up to 200 of the county's 1,000 EBU members could be affected because information, such as an inaccurate email address, is on the EBU database - or simply does not exist.
The good news is that you can check and, if necessary, update your personal details. To find out how click on MISSING
Welcome to Suffolk Bridge's new website which will bring you results, news and much more besides.
The county now has one dedicated website - www.suffolkbridge.co.uk - as opposed to the two which existed before. It is hosted by Bridgewebs, whose package of bridge friendly software is used by most clubs and counties.
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The third Suffolk bridge lunch attracted 40 players from all over the county. A fabulous two course meal and wine, prepared by Gerry Ford and his daughter Emma, was followed by 27 boards.
Richard Evans & Paddy Lockwood from Stansfield finished top ahead of Jan Wynne & Jim Sawyer, with Jill & Roger Tattersfield. Many thanks to Jill for organising another successful event and to Gerry & Emma for a delicious lunch. To see all the scores and boards played click on RESULT.
Richard Evans & Paul Rickard are the new webmasters running Suffolk's dedicated bridge website.
If you would like to publicise a forthcoming event or submit a news item for this website click Richard or Paul
The Felixstowe Congress, the flagship event in Suffolk's bridge calendar, takes place this year on Saturday 6 October and Sunday 7 October - and entering has never been easier.
Just click on FELIXSTOWE and you can complete an on-line entry form.
As usual, the Open Pairs is staged on Saturday starting at 1pm while Sunday is reserved for Swiss Teams (11am) and the increasingly popular Really Easy Pairs (3pm) which is aimed at less experienced players.
WED 11 JULY
For the Stokes Trophy (Seniors 60+, Veterans 70+)
Clare bridge club - Wednesday 11 July - 7pm. To download an entry form please click on SENIOR PAIRS. To enter on-line click on ENTER
IPSWICH SWISS PAIRS:
SUN 2 SEPTEMBER
As part of their 60th anniversary celebrations, Ipswich & Kesgrave bridge club are staging a special version of their annual blue-pointed Swiss Pairs on Sunday 2 September - with increased prize money, a full buffet lunch and a non-master's prize
The event, restricted to 60 pairs, takes place at the Kesgrave community centre - 11.30am start.
To download an entry form click on I&K. To enter on-line click on ENTER
LADIES' & MEN'S PAIRS:
WED 12 SEPTEMBER
For the Ladies' Bowl and John Gudge Trophy.
Lavenham village hall - 7pm start - Entry £6 per player.
To download an entry form click on PAIRS. To enter on-line click on LAVENHAM
Sarah & Nick Farr (top right) are the new winners of the Ringer Cup after finishing top of the Suffolk Mixed Pairs at Lavenahm.
The pair from Clare - where Sarah is Chair - finished ahead of Nancy Williams & Paul Maclachlan from Stansfield in second spot. Din Gudka & Cathy Rowland and May Li & John Gan tied for third place with May & John (bottom right) winning the Lang Cup for the highest placed married couple (excluding the winner).
The event attracted 12½ tables, thereby continuing the healthy upward trend in entries to county competitions.
To see all the scores and boards played click on MIXED or go to the right hand results column and click on the relevant date.
Suffolk's Malcolm Pryor is set to play in the World Championships in China next year after the England seniors finished eighth in the European team chamionships.
Click on EUROPEAN to see the results for the England Open, Women and Senior teams (all three qualified for the World Championships). And you can find out more about Malcolm by clicking on Pryor.
Sally Brock, an England international for 40 years and one of the world's top women players, will be at Ipswich & Kesgrave bridge club on Wednesday 18 July for an all-day Play & Learn session.
Her appearance is part of I&K's 60th anniversary celebrations. The day will start at 10.30am and finish around 4pm. The cost is £10 for I&K members, £12 for visitors - including lunch. For more details clck on SallyBrock. To reserve your place on line click on I&K