Sussex County Contract Bridge Association
Sussex County Contract Bridge Association

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SCCBA Venture Pairs
SCCBA Venture Pairs

Congratulations to Matt Davis and Stephen Kennedy who won this year's SCCBA Venture Pairs at West Sussex Bridge Club on Sunday June 28th.

Many thanks to organiser and director Eddie Williams.

Stephen will be representing England in the under-20 team in Tromso, Norway, in the European Championship next month.

Forthcoming SCCBA Events

The next SCCBA events are :-

  • the EBU/SCCBA Green Point Swiss Teams at Crowborough on Sunday July 19th,
  • the 2015/16 Sussex League (closing date July 31st),
  • the 2015/16 Championship Teams (closing date July 31st)
  • the SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs at Bognor on Sunday August 30th, 2015.

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 Form section and make your choice now?

National Inter-Counties Leagues Final
With amendments to the teams published earlier, Sussex will be represented by the following teams in the National Inter-Leagues Finals at Coventry BC on Sunday 28th June 2015.
 
Sussex A team
Andrew Southwell (Captain) & Peter Clinch
Irvine Caplan & Eddie Lucioni
Mike Keeping & Matt Read
David Nastszczuk & Phil Roxburgh
 
Sussex B team
Harold (Captain) & Cecily Linfield
Peter Brown & Yves Lebrec
Duncan Curtis & Andrew Morris
David Galpin & Joan Hootman
NEW!! - Basic Bridge Series Rewards

Please see the attached description by SCCBA Tournament Manager Ros Wolfarth regarding the awards available to those with less than 5,000 Master Points for results achieved during the SCCBA Venture Pairs and three SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs events in 2015.

Henfield Candles
Henfield Candles

Congratulations to the 40th and probably, sadly, last winners of the Henfield Candles on Sunday June 7th - Fran Thornton, Jean Smallwood, Eddie Lucioni and Ros Wolfarth who are pictured with Henfield Chairman Jo Jewson.

The joint runners-up were David Gritt, Gerry Stanford, Mick Carrington & Dave Franklin and Jeffrey & Lydia Stanford, David & Andrea Galpin.

The winners of the non-expert prize were Val Atkins, Gini Phillips, Jane Ross, & Richard Phillips.

Many thanks to director Martin Pool who came back to direct the final running of the Candles Congress having directed it many times in the past.  See full report on Henfield web-site.

Corwen Trophy

Andrew Southwell and Ian Lancaster did excellently to finish 2nd out of 103 pairs in the 2015 Corwen Trophy at Birmingham over the weekend of May 30th/31st.  Andrew and Ian qualified for this event by their performance in the Sussex Pairs Final in March.

SCCBA Selection Process

Following concerns expressed by the Selectors and by MC Members, a small working group was set up earlier this year to take advice from the EBU and to propose a detailed process for the selection of county Tollemache teams which would avoid any perception of conflicts of interest.  Proposals have been agreed by the Selection Committee and endorsed by the MC based on the attached paper and these will apply for teams selected for 2015 onwards.

Other County News
SCCBA Minutes

The approved minutes of the December 16th Tournament Committee Meeting are now available for viewing.  Alternatively, click on the heading to this article to access the minutes of all available SCCBA committee meetings and AGMs.

Results
28th Jun 2015
SCCBA Venture Pairs
26th Jun 2015
Invitation Pairs - Round 4
7th Jun 2015
Henfield Candles
29th May 2015
Invitation Pairs - Round 3
16th May 2015
SCCBA Green Point Swiss Pairs
10th May 2015
SCCBA Eastbourne Basic Bridge Pairs
30th Apr 2015
Invitation Pairs - Round 2
12th Apr 2015
Spring Congress Swiss Teams
11th Apr 2015
Spring Congress Swiss Pairs
10th Apr 2015
Spring Congress Mixed Pairs
10th Apr 2015
Spring Congress Basic Bridge Pairs
10th Apr 2015
Spring Congress Multiple Teams
Calendar
10th Jul 2015
EBU Summer Seniors Congress
Eastbourne
(10th-12th)
18th Jul 2015
EBU Club Director Course (Assessment)
Patcham
19th Jul 2015
SCCBA/EBU Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Crowborough 1:00
MPs: GREEN
 Click for more information
21st Jul 2015
Invitation Pairs - Round 5
Avenue 7:30
14th Aug 2015
EBU Summer Meeting
Brighton
(14th-23rd)
17th Aug 2015
Mercian Travel Seniors Congress
Brighton
(17th-20th)
30th Aug 2015
SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs
Bognor 11:00
 Click for more information
3rd Sep 2015
SCCBA 1 Day Golf/Bridge
Cooden Beach Golf Club 9:30
6th Sep 2015
Open Swiss Teams - Blue-Pointed
St. Leonards 1:30
MPs: BLUE
9th Sep 2015
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30
SCCBA Minutes

The approved minutes of the December 16th Tournament Committee Meeting are now available for viewing.  Alternatively, click on the heading to this article to access the minutes of all available SCCBA committee meetings and AGMs.

Results
28th Jun 2015
SCCBA Venture Pairs
26th Jun 2015
Invitation Pairs - Round 4
7th Jun 2015
Henfield Candles
29th May 2015
Invitation Pairs - Round 3
16th May 2015
SCCBA Green Point Swiss Pairs
10th May 2015
SCCBA Eastbourne Basic Bridge Pairs
30th Apr 2015
Invitation Pairs - Round 2
12th Apr 2015
Spring Congress Swiss Teams
11th Apr 2015
Spring Congress Swiss Pairs
10th Apr 2015
Spring Congress Mixed Pairs
10th Apr 2015
Spring Congress Basic Bridge Pairs
10th Apr 2015
Spring Congress Multiple Teams
Calendar
10th Jul 2015
EBU Summer Seniors Congress
Eastbourne
(10th-12th)
18th Jul 2015
EBU Club Director Course (Assessment)
Patcham
19th Jul 2015
SCCBA/EBU Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Crowborough 1:00
MPs: GREEN
 Click for more information
21st Jul 2015
Invitation Pairs - Round 5
Avenue 7:30
14th Aug 2015
EBU Summer Meeting
Brighton
(14th-23rd)
17th Aug 2015
Mercian Travel Seniors Congress
Brighton
(17th-20th)
30th Aug 2015
SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs
Bognor 11:00
 Click for more information
3rd Sep 2015
SCCBA 1 Day Golf/Bridge
Cooden Beach Golf Club 9:30
6th Sep 2015
Open Swiss Teams - Blue-Pointed
St. Leonards 1:30
MPs: BLUE
9th Sep 2015
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30