Sussex County Contract Bridge Association
Sussex County Contract Bridge Association

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SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final
SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final

Congratulations to Lindsay Geddes and Philip Hunt who won the SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final on Sunday February 7th.

In second place were Neil Watts and Chris Jepson and .....

..... in third place were George Phillips and Janet Rumsey.

Many thanks to director and scorer Keith Norman, organiser Gerry Stanford and to West Sussex Bridge Club who hosted the event.

David Pavey Trophy Final
David Pavey Trophy Final

Congratulations to Veronica and David Strachan (pictured with organiser Ros Wolfarth) who won the David Pavey Trophy Final at Worthing Bridge Club on Sunday January 31st.   The David Pavey competition is for players who have less than 10,000 master points.

Many thanks to director David Galpin who was assisted by scorer Andrea Galpin, and to organiser Ros.

In 2nd place were .....

 

..... Robert Hirst and Sue Porter and in 3rd place were .....

 ..... Tim and Alison Finch.

Lady Milne Trials

Many congratulations to Chris Jepson who, with partner Catherine Curtis from Cambridgeshire, has put in another excellent performance to finish second in the Lady Milne Trials which took place over the weekend of January 22nd to 24th.  Consequently, Chris has again qualified to represent England in the Lady Milne Trophy.  This trophy is contested by the women's teams of the Home Nations and this year's event will take place in Northern Ireland in April.

2015-16 SCCBA Competition Finalists

To check whether you've qualified for the Sussex Individual Final at Patcham BC on Sunday February 21st, please check the list of finalists.  If you have qualified but cannot now play, please contact organiser Peter Bates (01273 494172) ASAP.

To check whether you've qualified for the Sussex Pairs Final at West Sussex BC on Saturday March 12th, please check the list of finalists.  If you have qualified but cannot now play, please contact organiser Gerry Stanford (01403 255952) ASAP.

Success at National Teams Congress

Many congratulations to Ros and Geoffrey Wolfarth who were in the team which won the Swiss Teams at the National Teams Congress over the weekend of January 16/17th.  Andrew Southwell and Richard Fedrick also did extremely well by being in the runners-up team.

SCCBA Charity Simultaneous Pairs - CONFIRMED RESULTS

Congratulations to James Bugden and Bill Nicolle of West Sussex Bridge Club who are the confirmed winners of this year's Charity Simultaneous Pairs which was played in the week beginning January 11th.  The runners-up are Neil Watts and Nigel Urban, also of West Sussex Bridge Club, and in third place are Barbara Miles and Jean Meneely of Worthing Bridge Club.

Over £800 has been raised for this year's charities which are Pericles and The Oyster Project.

Many thanks to the clubs who held heats, to Andrew Southwell who selected the hands and wrote the commentary and to organiser Gerry Stanford.  Many thanks also to Ron Robins of Patcham Bridge Club for duplimating the hands.

Forthcoming SCCBA Events

Apart from simultaneous pairs, the next SCCBA events are :-

  • SCCBA Spring Congress - Friday April 8th to Sunday April 10th, 2016
  • SCCBA Blue-Pointed Henfield Candles - Sunday June 5th, 2016

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?

Other County News

Please turn up and play in the NEW!! SCCBA Open Sims competition which is being played at Crawley, Eastbourne, Horsham, Old Barn Way, Patcham, West Sussex, Wilton and Worthing on Wednesday February 10th.

Results
7th Feb 2016
SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final
31st Jan 2016
David Pavey Trophy Final
15th Jan 2016
Charity Simultaneous Pairs
10th Jan 2016
SCCBA New Year Swiss Teams
21st Nov 2015
SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs
15th Nov 2015
Hills Trophy
8th Nov 2015
Chairmans Cup - Final Rankings
8th Nov 2015
Chairmans Cup - Session Three ONLY
8th Nov 2015
Chairmans Cup - Session Two ONLY
8th Nov 2015
Chairmans Cup - Session One
3rd Nov 2015
Invitation Pairs - Round 8
20th Oct 2015
SCCBA Midweek Swiss Pairs
Calendar
10th Feb 2016
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30
10th Feb 2016
SCCBA Open Simultaneous Pairs
Clubs
13th Feb 2016
Tollemache Final
(13th/14th)
14th Feb 2016
Elisabeth North Trophy
Horsham 1:00
21st Feb 2016
Sussex Individual Final
Patcham 1:00
 Click for more information
24th Feb 2016
Avenue Teams League
Avenue 7:30
28th Feb 2016
La Locanda Open Swiss Teams
Eastbourne 1:00
9th Mar 2016
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30
12th Mar 2016
Sussex Pairs Final
West Sussex 1:00
 Click for more information
13th Mar 2016
National Pairs Regional Final
Patcham

Please turn up and play in the NEW!! SCCBA Open Sims competition which is being played at Crawley, Eastbourne, Horsham, Old Barn Way, Patcham, West Sussex, Wilton and Worthing on Wednesday February 10th.

Results
7th Feb 2016
SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final
31st Jan 2016
David Pavey Trophy Final
15th Jan 2016
Charity Simultaneous Pairs
10th Jan 2016
SCCBA New Year Swiss Teams
21st Nov 2015
SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs
15th Nov 2015
Hills Trophy
8th Nov 2015
Chairmans Cup - Final Rankings
8th Nov 2015
Chairmans Cup - Session Three ONLY
8th Nov 2015
Chairmans Cup - Session Two ONLY
8th Nov 2015
Chairmans Cup - Session One
3rd Nov 2015
Invitation Pairs - Round 8
20th Oct 2015
SCCBA Midweek Swiss Pairs
Calendar
10th Feb 2016
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30
10th Feb 2016
SCCBA Open Simultaneous Pairs
Clubs
13th Feb 2016
Tollemache Final
(13th/14th)
14th Feb 2016
Elisabeth North Trophy
Horsham 1:00
21st Feb 2016
Sussex Individual Final
Patcham 1:00
 Click for more information
24th Feb 2016
Avenue Teams League
Avenue 7:30
28th Feb 2016
La Locanda Open Swiss Teams
Eastbourne 1:00
9th Mar 2016
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30
12th Mar 2016
Sussex Pairs Final
West Sussex 1:00
 Click for more information
13th Mar 2016
National Pairs Regional Final
Patcham