Sussex County Contract Bridge Association
Sussex County Contract Bridge Association

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EBU Summer Meeting at Eastbourne - August 19th-28th

Very well done to Andy Ryder and David Dickson who were the highest-placed Sussex pair in the 4-session Swiss Pairs played over the first weekend, finishing an excellent 9th= out of 270 pairs.

Congratulations to Oliver Powell and Jon Derrick who won the Under-26 Pairs on the Tuesday.

Southern Counties Junior Bridge Camp at Ardingly

Please see the report by SCCBA Chairman Andy Ryder on the Southern Counties Junior Bridge Camp at Ardingly from August 12th-14th at which a very good time was obviously had by all!

Donation to Sussex Junior Bridge
Donation to Sussex Junior Bridge

Andy Ryder (SCCBA Chairman) offers his huge thanks to Vivian Priday for an exceedingly generous donation of £5000 to Sussex Junior Bridge.  This will safeguard the Sussex Junior Bridge Festival for many years to come.  It has already provided the trophy shown which will be first played for at Ardingly College in August.  The Tony Priday Junior Bridge Trophy will be presented to the winners of the flagship duplicate on Saturday 13th August which was also Tony's birthday!

SCCBA/EBU Green Point Swiss Teams
SCCBA/EBU Green Point Swiss Teams

Congratulations to the team of Norman Inniss, Richard Creamer, Konrad Mau and Neeraj Tanna who won the Green Point Swiss Teams at Crowborough on Sunday July 24th.  The runners-up were Andrew Morris, Duncan Curtis, Eddie Lucioni and Jean Smallwood.

Many thanks to organiser and director Eddie Williams.

Forthcoming SCCBA Events

Among the next SCCBA events are :-

  • SCCBA Cafe Bridge at Hove - Tuesday September 13th
  • the SCCBA Midweek Swiss Pairs at Henfield - Wednesday October 12th
  • the SCCBA Golf/Bridge Day at Worthing - Thursday October 13th
  • the SCCBA Ladies Pairs at Patcham - Sunday October 16th
  • the SCCBA Autumn Congress - Saturday October 29th to Sunday October 30th
  • the SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs at Turners Hill - Saturday November 12th
  • the SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs at Bognor - Sunday December 11th
  • You can enter these events by using an on-line entry form and pay via Internet or Telephone Banking or you can print off an entry form and post it with your cheque.  Why not go to the Entry Forms section and make your choice now?
Club Director Courses

The following EBU courses for club directors will be held at Worthing over the coming months :-

  • Saturday September 17th - Refresher (contents determined by host club)
  • Saturday October 15th - Essentials
  • Saturday November 12th - Book Rulings
  • Saturday December 10th - Judgement Rulings
  • Saturday January 14th - Assessment

An Assessment course will also be held at Tunbridge Wells on Saturday 10th September.

For further details or to register for a course, please see the English Bridge & Development web-site and the current schedule for all Club Tournament Director Training Courses.

Other County News
Results
24th Jul 2016
SCCBA/EBU Green Pointed Swiss Teams
19th Jul 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 5
26th Jun 2016
SCCBA Venture Pairs
17th Jun 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 4
5th Jun 2016
SCCBA Blue-Pointed Henfield Candles
27th May 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 3
21st May 2016
SCCBA Green Point Swiss Pairs
8th May 2016
SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs
21st Apr 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 2
10th Apr 2016
Spring Congress Swiss Teams
9th Apr 2016
Spring Congress Swiss Pairs
8th Apr 2016
Spring Congress Mixed Pairs
Calendar
9th Sep 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 6
West Sussex 7:30
11th Sep 2016
Open Swiss Teams - Blue Pointed
St. Leonards 1:00
MPs: BLUE
12th Sep 2016
Mixed Pairs Heat
St. Leonards 7:00
13th Sep 2016
SCCBA Cafe Bridge
Hove 11:00
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14th Sep 2016
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30
15th Sep 2016
David Pavey Heat
Horsham 7:00
24th Sep 2016
Surrey Green-Pointed Weekend
Guildford (24-25th)
MPs: GREEN
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25th Sep 2016
Open Swiss Teams for Lyn Armstrong Trophy
Eastbourne 11:00
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28th Sep 2016
Avenue League
Avenue 7:30
5th Oct 2016
Mixed Pairs Heat
Eastbourne 7:30
Results
24th Jul 2016
SCCBA/EBU Green Pointed Swiss Teams
19th Jul 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 5
26th Jun 2016
SCCBA Venture Pairs
17th Jun 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 4
5th Jun 2016
SCCBA Blue-Pointed Henfield Candles
27th May 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 3
21st May 2016
SCCBA Green Point Swiss Pairs
8th May 2016
SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs
21st Apr 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 2
10th Apr 2016
Spring Congress Swiss Teams
9th Apr 2016
Spring Congress Swiss Pairs
8th Apr 2016
Spring Congress Mixed Pairs
Calendar
9th Sep 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 6
West Sussex 7:30
11th Sep 2016
Open Swiss Teams - Blue Pointed
St. Leonards 1:00
MPs: BLUE
12th Sep 2016
Mixed Pairs Heat
St. Leonards 7:00
13th Sep 2016
SCCBA Cafe Bridge
Hove 11:00
 Click for more information
14th Sep 2016
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30
15th Sep 2016
David Pavey Heat
Horsham 7:00
24th Sep 2016
Surrey Green-Pointed Weekend
Guildford (24-25th)
MPs: GREEN
 Click for more information
25th Sep 2016
Open Swiss Teams for Lyn Armstrong Trophy
Eastbourne 11:00
 Click for more information
28th Sep 2016
Avenue League
Avenue 7:30
5th Oct 2016
Mixed Pairs Heat
Eastbourne 7:30