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This page has information and news of interest to the members. For a full list of forthcoming events, see "Calendar" on the menu and for a list of results see "Results".
  CACBF 2015 Barbados Results
CACBF 2015 Barbados Results

TT Ladies Team win Silver at CACBF 2015 in Barbados

Last updated : 14th Sep 2015 19:47 EDT
  • 2013 Trinidad Open at Closing Ceremony
  • Club/2013 Trinidad Open Team Panama
  The Trinidad and Tobago Open Team win Bronze at CACBF Zonal Championships 
Last updated : 21st Sep 2013 21:19 EDT
  • BBL 2013 National Open Team
  • Trinidad Tobago National Open Team 2013
Last updated : 19th May 2013 17:15 EDT
  TTCBA 2012 Christmas Fiesta
TTCBA 2012 Christmas Fiesta

Lisa De Meillac, (left) and Pat Collier (right) won this years 1st Place Hamper at the TTCBA Christmas Fiesta held at the Guardian Life Building in WestMoorings, December 9, 2012.  The first six places were awarded hampers. Click Here for COMPLETE RESULTS

Trophies won in 2012 were presented after the game to TOURNAMENT WINNERS


Last updated : 3rd Jan 2013 11:38 AST
  Trinidad vs Barbados Annual Team Match


Trinidad vs Barbados Annual Team Match
Last updated : 10th Dec 2012 11:57 AST
  • 2012 Barbados Ladies Team
  • 2012 Barbados Open Team
  • 2012 Trinidad Ladies Team
  • 2012 Trinidad Open Team

TRINIDAD LADIES: From left to right: Denise Josa, Alana Xavier, PC Pat Howard, Deborah Flectcher, Jackie Thompson.  Absent: Lisa De Meillac

BARBADOS LADIES: From left to right: Sherry asgill, Norma Springer, NPC Michael Gill, Adelle Springer, Eleanor Dottin Nan Collins, Austin Atherley

TRINIDAD OPEN: From left to right: Mohan Seepersad, Bobby Persad, Swami Galt, PC Trevor Hart, David Clark

BARBADOS OPEN: From left to right: Yvonne Seale, Roglyn Hinds, PC Michael Gill, Leslie Atherley, Morris Blenman, Colin Depradine

Last updated : 10th Dec 2012 11:57 AST
  TT Players in Lille
  • Trinidad Tobago Open Team arrive in Lille
  • Trinidad Tobago Open Team At Lille Opening Ceremony
  • Trinidad Tobago Players at Venue
Last updated : 10th Sep 2012 09:42 EDT
  2nd World Mind Sport Games
2nd World Mind Sport Games

The Trinidad and Tobago Open Team arrived in Lille to participate in the 2nd World Mind Sport Games. The Team is : Alvin FITZPATRICK, John GILLETTE, Shamshad MOHAMED, Kalamazad MOHAMMED, Bobby PERSAD, Mohan SEEPERSAD and Balkaran RAMLOGAN (NPC). Ralph Jaikaransigh and Jackie Thompson are supporters on tour.

Click Here for Current Standing

Last updated : 10th Sep 2012 09:41 EDT
  14 World Youth Team Bridge Championships, China 2012
14 World Youth Team Bridge Championships, China 2012

Trinidadians Kalifa Howard and Jackie Thompson were in China for the 14th World Youth Team Championships. More details on the CACBF website.

Team Members Kalifa Howard and Walter Brown are featured in the WBF World Peace Logo to show the diversity of Bridge participation.

Last updated : 9th Sep 2012 20:53 EDT
Click here to see The Results of the Open Pair OECS Championship 2012 held on June 8 in St Kitts.
Last updated : 25th Jul 2012 10:59 EDT
  Women's on-Line Festival Ranking 2012
Women's on-Line Festival Ranking 2012 Trinidad's JackieThompson Ranked 4th Overall in this year's Women's on-line Festival
Last updated : 17th Jun 2012 18:46 EDT
  Sun Sea & Slams 2011 Results
Sun Sea & Slams 2011 Results
Last updated : 26th Jan 2012 16:27 AST
  TTCBA Fiesta 2011 Winners
  • TTCBA Fiesta 2011 2nd Place
  • TTCBA Fiesta 2011 3rd Place
  • TTCBA Fiesta 2011 4th Place
  • TTCBA Fiesta2011 1st Place
Last updated : 12th Jan 2012 10:42 AST
  Director Ralph Jaikaransingh at 2011 Fiesta
Director Ralph Jaikaransingh at 2011 Fiesta

Turn out for the TTCBA 2011Fiesta was at a record low with only 5 Tables. Our Director, Ralph has been working hard to maintain the weekly Monday games as well as trying to introduce Biweekly Saturday Pair and Team Games. The response has been poor and with the additional problem of finding a new Game venue the Association will need all its members to contribute toward stimulating/reactivating Contract Bridge Activities in Trinidad & Tobago in the New Year. 

Last updated : 12th Jan 2012 10:15 AST
  TT Ladies in Holland
  • Venice Cup 2011 Trinidad Tobago Ladies Team
  • Venice Cup 3
  • Venice Cup 5
  • Venice Cup 6
  • Venice Cup 7
  • Venice Cup Opening Ceremony
  • Venice Cup Play Area


Last updated : 11th Dec 2011 20:35 AST
  Trinidad & Barbados Players: Cuba CACBF 2011
  • Cuba 2011 Ladies Team at Closing Ceremony
  • Cuba BBL Delegation
  • Cuba Celebrating
  • Cuba Mix
  • Cuba Organizers
  • Cuba TT Delegation
  • Cuba Venice Cup Team
  • Cuba Vintage Car
Last updated : 25th Oct 2011 04:08 EDT
  TTCBA News Conference to Send Off LADIES TEAM
  • Venice Cup 2011 Trinidad Tobago Ladies Team
  • Venice Cup Press Conference
  • Venice Cup Press Conference
  • Venice Cup Press Conference 3
  • Venice Cup Press Conference 5
The Trinidad & Tobago Ladies Team which won the CACBF Championships in Cuba this year depart for the World Championships in Veldhoven, Netherlands on Wenesday October 12. Here they are at a Press Conference held on saturday October 8.
Last updated : 21st Oct 2011 05:00 EDT
  TRINIS Score at OECS 2011 in DOMINICA
  • OECS Dominica 2011 1st Place Open Teams
  • OECS Dominica 2011 2nd Place OPEN TEAMS

Joseph Howard & Winthrop Wiltshire from Trinidad were on the 1st Place Open Team at the OECS in Dominica with Kip Rotchell of Barbados and Chris Taylor from Spain. The third Trinidadian to play at this event, Ralph Jaikaransingh, also scored playing on the 2nd Place team with Team-mates from Martinique. CLICK HERE to see complete Results can be seen on the CACBF web-site.

Last updated : 25th Aug 2011 14:46 EDT
  World Wide Bridge Contest Zonal Results June 4

Fresh from winning the Ladies Team Event in the 2011 CACBF Championship in Cuba, Pat Howard and Denise Josa topped the field in Zone 5 of the World Wide Contest held on June 4. They were a stunning 12th Overall out of  5,281 pairs. Click here for Results on ECAT.

Last updated : 29th Jun 2011 21:14 EDT
  • P howard team
  • T hart team

The Ladies Team captained by Pat Howard defeated the Team Captained by Trevor Hart 292 to 226 IMPs in the 96 Board Final played  February 12 & 13.

Last updated : 29th Jun 2011 21:14 EDT
  An Exoctic Grand Slam Hand from THAILAND Women's Festival
An Exoctic Grand Slam Hand from THAILAND Women's Festival

Jackie Thompson is North and the bidding went as shown.  2 Opener is meant to be Natural and Weak. Playing Ogust 3 means Bad Suit Good Hand. Would you bid 7 with South's Hand?

Now look at all the Hands and try to figure out what happened.  

When her very aggressive Turkish Partner bid 7 Jackie was very surprised and passed and it was at this point that she realized that her Opening Bid was 2 and not 2.

Making 7 was simple. K of Spades was led and J of Diamonds was discarded on North's A of Spades. A club to the Ace, A Club Ruff, Pull the 3 rounds of Trumps and Dummy was GOOD.

Last updated : 26th Feb 2011 09:42 AST
  Women's Bridge Festival Thailand
Women's Bridge Festival Thailand

Bulletins from the Women's Bridge Festival held in Thailand are available at this site. This picture appears on Page 3 Bulletin No 2. The Caption on this Picure was changed to India & Trinidad/Barbados for the CD given to participants at the End of the Festival.

Last updated : 26th Feb 2011 09:41 AST
  TTCBA 2010 Fiesta
  • TTCBA 2010 Fiesta 1st Place
  • TTCBA 2010 Fiesta 2nd Place
  • TTCBA 2010 Fiesta 3rd Place

Nineteen Pairs competed for Hampers in the final TTCBA game for 2010.  In first place were Ramish Budhiraja & Mahendra Mathur; 2nd Place went to Jackie Thompson & Joseph Howard;  Pat Howard & Lisa De Meillac were 3rd. Complete Results 

Trophies were awarded for the major tournaments held during the year. Click here to see the 2010 Trophy Winners.

Last updated : 5th Jan 2011 23:37 AST
  Bridge Benefits Youth

This Article appeared in the Westerly, a weekly publication circulated in communities in West Trinidad

Last updated : 12th Dec 2010 19:55 AST