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Here you will find news items that may be of interest and historical news items.

Eastern Counties League - Latest Result

On Sunday January 14th, Cambs and Hunts played Northants in the Eastern Counties League.  Congratulations to the A team who won 15-5 and to the B team who won 12-8.  Commiserations to the C team who lost 3-17. Full results can be found HERE The current league standings can be found HERE.

Last updated : 12th Feb 2024 16:39 GMT
County Teams Knockout

♠   Entries Closed  ♣ 

The major green-pointed teams-of-four championship, with matches played privately. The matches are to be arranged between the two captains and can be played online or Face-to-Face, in the event that agreement cannot be reached the default will be RealBridge.

The winners will represent the county in the Pachabo. There is also a Plate event for first round losers.

This is a level 4 event. Masterpoints won will be direct credited with the EBU (green points for the main competition, local points for the Plate event).

Entry Fee £10.00 per team, you are guaranteed two matches. Please follow his link to complete the online entry form.

Last updated : 6th Dec 2023 09:55 GMT
9 High Pairs

The Counties 9 High Pairs is being held on 28th October 2023 at The Fulbourn Centre, entries are now closed.

If you are playing in this event, please see the info for the event HERE.

If you would like to register an interest to play please use this link, we will then contact you if space becomes available. 

Last updated : 29th Oct 2023 08:17 GMT
Eastern Counties League

Cambs and Hunts played their latest league match against Essex in the Eastern Counties League on October 1st.
Congratulations to the A team, who won 14-6.
The result for the B team was 5-15, and for the C team 7-13.

A link to the results are HERE and current league standings can be found HERE

The remaining matches for the current season are on January 14th and
February 25th.

Last updated : 16th Jan 2024 20:56 GMT
EBU Northern Midweek Congress.
EBU Northern Midweek Congress.

Congratulations to Cambs and Hunts member Claire Robinson who was part of the winning team in the Swiss Pairs at the EBU Northern Midweek congress. Results.

Last updated : 16th Jan 2024 20:55 GMT
Crockfords Cup

The Crockfords Cup and Plate final took place over the weekend of 23rd and 24th September 2023. The Crockfords Cup is England's premier teams championship, with a knockout qualification and an eight-team final.

Cambs and Hunts members in the final of the cup were Jon Cooke, Paul Barden & Julian Wightwick with Ian Pagan completing the team. Congratulations on reaching the final.

In the Plate the Fegarty Team of Catherine Curtis, Paul Fegarty, Liam Fegarty & Jamie Fegarty finished 2nd, well done to them. 

Full details of the results can be found using this link.

Last updated : 16th Jan 2024 20:55 GMT
Our old website

We have now added links to interesting articles from our old website to this site, these can be found from the main menu,

Last updated : 1st Nov 2023 22:37 GMT
National Handicap Pairs
National Handicap Pairs

Cambridge Bridge Club held a heat of the National Handicap Pairs on Sunday 10th September at the Fulbourn Centre and the results for the local heat can be found here. 44 players took part in the heat (no pun intended but it was warm) at Fulbourn which is part of a national event played at various venues around the country, the EBU national result are below. Congratulations go to Geoff Burbidge and Gladys Gittins who came out top of the Cambridge heat.

Thanks to Cambridge Bridge Club for organising the event.

 

National Results here

Last updated : 1st Nov 2023 22:37 GMT
Eastern Counties League Result against Hertfordshire

The results for the ECL Match against Hertfordshire are A team lost 8-12; B team lost 5-15; C team won 18-2.  Many congratulations to the C team on an excellent result.

The full results are available by clicking HERE

The next ECL match is on Sunday October 1st against Essex.  The remaining 2 matches are next year on January 14th and February 25th.

Last updated : 26th Sep 2023 10:01 BST
Blue and White Book updated

The EBU have updated the Blue and White books with changes becoming effective from 7th August 2023. Use this link to see the changes.

Last updated : 28th Sep 2023 08:49 BST
County League Teams of Four 2023 - 2024

Entries closed

Why not enter a team into the Cambs and Hunts County Teams League. All you need are four players to form a team, so ask you partner and find another pair and form a team. You will play approximately 4-7 games between September and March It’s completely free to play, if you play your matches online.

Games can be played Face to Face (Home team to pay any table money) or on an online platform. (If no agreement can be reached the default will be RealBridge).

More information email: - competitions@cambsbridge.org or enter by following this link

Last updated : 30th Aug 2023 08:37 BST
Cambridge Bridge Club win the Garden Cities National Final

Many congratulations to the team of Graham Hazel, David Kendrick, Julian Wightwick, John Liebeschuetz, Catherine Curtis, Paul Fegarty, Claire Robinson and Paul Barden for winning the Garden Cities National Final on the 17th June  Full results https://www.ebu.co.uk/results/1217

 

Paul Barden, John Liebeschuetz, Catherine Curtis, Graham Hazel (captain) Claire Robinson, Paul Fegarty and Julian Wightwick with the Garden Cities trophy.

Last updated : 26th Sep 2023 10:02 BST
Liebeschuetz & Oakford win the Corwen Trophy

Congratulations to John Liebeschuetz and Rod Oakford on winning the prestigious EBU Corwen Trophy on the 4th of June with a score of 59.81% in a strong field.

The Corwen is a national event run by the EBU. 87 pairs representing their county associations competed in four sessions, playing a total of 96 boards over two days. The Cambs and Hunts County Pairs was not run this year. Instead, qualifiers were drawn from the County Swiss Pairs held on the 15th of April.

Full results may be viewed on BridgeWebs here.

Last updated : 26th Sep 2023 10:03 BST