Cambs & Hunts Contract Bridge Association
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Competitions

Please see the calendar for the dates of the events. To find out more information about an event click on the links below. There will be another link to an entry form when the event is open for registration..

 
 

The Eastern Counties League, Cambs & Hunts compete with teams from Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire and Suffolk.

More Info

  County League

The Cambs & Hunts Bridge League is a teams of four competition.

The competition will start in September and entries are now closed. 

Instructions for team captains

Link to history of the event

  9 High Pairs

One-day event for players with and NGS grade of 9 or below, also open to non EBU and Non-County members. Played Face to Face.

Link to more details and entry form.

Link to history of the Event

  Tollemache Cup

The Tollemache Cup is the national competition for County teams of 8, organised by the EBU.  Each County enters one team. The first round is held in November and the final is held in February. More details are available from the EBU website. Paul Barden is the Captain who makes the team selection.

Link to information about the Tollemache Cup

  Teams Knockout

This is the teams-of-four championship, with matches played privately, normally online. The winners will represent the county in the EBU Pachabo - the competition for counties' teams of four champions!

 

Link to an entry form for the event.

Link to history of the event.

  Charity Bridge Event

in aid of The Arthur Rank Hospice

We are running our first charity bridge event on the 28th January in aid of the local Arthur Rank Hospice. Click on Arthur Rank for details of the charity.

The event will be run on Realbridge as a duplicate pairs event commencing at 1.30 pm

More details can be found here.

  Garden Cities Qualifiers

The Garden Cities Trophy is a national competition organised by the EBU. It is the inter-county championship for Club teams of 8.  More details are available on the EBU website, click here for details. The winners of the County heat progress to the Regional stage of the competition.

Link to History of the event.

  Individual Championship

A qualifying heat is held in participating clubs between September and January.

Twenty qualifiers, determined from the results of these heats, go forward to the County Final, which will be held on 1st March 2024.

The Final is an ‘All partner all’ format with a total of 38=2x19 boards being played. Only the published simple system is permitted

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  County Pairs

The County's main pairs event. 

NEW QUALIFYING FOR 2023-24

Players playing in an affiliated club duplicate session with 5 or more tables and scoring over 50% (Session during January 2024) will be invited to play in the County Final, previously formal heats were held in clubs.The leading three pairs are invited to represent the county in the Corwen in June. 

Final

  • Permitted systems and conventions are level 4.  All competitors must have completed convention cards before play starts. 

  • The top three pairs in the final, wishing to compete, and scoring at least 50%, will be invited to represent the County to compete for the Corwen Trophy in June,  provided that Cambs & Hunts is their County of Primary Allegiance.

Link to history of the event

  Swiss Pairs

A pairs competition in Swiss format with six 8 board matches.  

Link to history of the event

  Jack High Pairs

This is a new competition this year, more details will be available nearer the date of the event.

  Swiss Teams

We have not run this event for a few years so we are reintroducing it this year, more details to follow nearer the date of the event.