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Welcome to Derbyshire Contract Bridge Association

Derbyshire CBA are hosting Two One Day Green Pointed Swiss Pair Events in 2024 on Sunday’s - 19th May & 20th October Start 1 pm 7 x7 board Matches 
Programme:

1:00 pm Session 1 - 4x7 Boards
4.30pm (approx) - Tea interval – see below

5:15 pm Session 2    3x7 Boards

8:00 pm (approx)     Results and Presentation of Prizes

Green Points to EBU Scales (1/4 point per match won or drawn plus ranking awards) these will be directly credited and EBU numbers must be supplied with entry form. Prizes awarded to top 3 pairs.

Free on site car parking 4 ½ miles from J25 M1  Map available (via Information Tab)  – Venue has Facilities for disabled. 
Refreshments are not included in entry fee, venue offers various filled sandwiches/rolls & homemade cakes for sale at the bar (Players are welcome to bring your own food for consumption during the tea break).
                                                                                                    

Entry fee – £40 per pair  (Juniors under 25 - half price)
All enquiries to: Jim Parker DCBA Secretary jimparker@totalise.co.uk 07980716894
Entry forms to Event co-ordinator Clare Batten cpbatten@yahoo.com 07715 561889 (click header for entry form)

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Play with a County Player

The DCBA are running 3 events aimed at helping players interested in partnering a player that regularly participates in County events. Our hope is this may help players to take the next step and that they themselves will become regulars in County events. Anyone interested please forward their name and contact details to DCBA Secretary Jim Parker 07980716894 (text/phone/Whatsapp) or email jimparker@totalise.co.uk 

These details will be passed on to the DCBA Event Organiser who will co-ordinate the 3 events which will be held at Spondon on Wednesday's 13th Dec, 3rd Jan & 13th March 7pm start, We hope that partnerships will try and play in all 3 events and there is a prize for the newcomer who gets best result(the best two scores in the 3 events will be used to declare the winner), newcomers will be permitted to retain all their scores irrespective of who their partner was for the overall prize.

At last night's event a mobile phone was left at Spondon venue, please contact Jim Parker 07980716894 if it is yours, John Sowter will be taking it to the venue tonight for the Thursday social bridge session.

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DCBA Inter-Club T of 4 KO (DITKO)

ROUND 2

BR A v DERBY B (won by Derby B)

RIPLEY A v BR B (won by BRB)

DERBY A v East M isidlands A (won by Derby A)

BR C v East Midlands B (won by BR C)

SEMIFINAL draw:

Derby A v Derby B and BR C v BR B

DITKO Plate – ¼ final

Ringwood A v Ringwood B

Ripley B v Derby D won by Ripley B

EM A v Allestree A won by EMA

Bakewell A have a bye to the Semifinal due to 8th team declining their entry invitation

Matches to be played by 11th February, please contact your opposition team and arrange your match ASAP!

Club Contact Details:

Allestree 1 team
A Team Captain Stephen Read
01332 832051
sjrderby@gmail.com

BR 3 teams

A Team Captain Amanda Sowter
07812 369243
amandasowter667@gmail.com

B Team Captain Mary Marshall

01335 360582 or 07815 541513

msbmarshall@w3z.co.uk

C Team Captain Jim Parker

07980 716894
jimparker@totalise.co.uk

Derby 4 Teams

A team Captain John Griffin
01332  204054

j.griffin93@btinternet.com

B Team Captain Malcolm Young
malcolm70@tiscali.co.uk
01332 559820

C Team Captain Janet Jaques
07939 876009
jjbridge4@gmail.com 
D Team Captain Derek Turner

07851262493
derekhome@hotmail.co.uk

EM 2 Teams
A Captain Mike Douglas
07925 009598
msabedouglas@hotmail.com
B team Captain David Taylor
07908 861333

davidtaylor417@hotmail.com
Ripley 2 Teams
A Team Captain Alan Kenny
07534 205 906
alankexp@hotmail.com
B Team Captain Alastair McCance
07500 976475
ajmccance@hotmail.com

Ringwood 2 teams
A Team Captain Clive Case

07923 385247

clivecase@btinternet.com 
B Team Captain George Nash

07938 597077

gatnash@gmail.com
Bakewell 1 team (Plate only)

A Team Captain Stuart Sutton

07803 928049

stuart.sutton1945@btinternet.com 

The knockout events will run through to a main final and consultation final (All 1st time losers, including any teams having a bye in round 1 and losing in round 2 are invited to participate in the Consolation Plate event. The best 8 teams will be invited to the Jamboree event which takes place on Sunday 25th February at Spondon. Teams already qualified to be invited for the Jamboree are BR A, EM B, DERBY A, Derby B, BR B, RIPLEY A, BR C, captains to confirm their team entry by 11th Feb.

Teams playing at Spondon to pay DCBA £18 each towards table hire and completion fees, matches played elsewhere need teams to agree table fees due and both teams to pay DCBA £6 each to cover competition fees.

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Are you interested in playing in a county match?

Regular Pairs interested in playing for Derbyshire in County Matches can register interest by email to:

richardwynedwards@gmail.com 

Additionally we need more pairs to play in our Realbridge County Matches.(usually 2nd Sunday in Sept-Apr starting at 2pm)

If anyone is interested in attending a Debyshire taster session on Realbridge (to be held on either a Thurs or Sun evening @ 7pm, lasting approx 1 hr) then please contact Jim Parker 
jimparker@totalise.co.uk / 07980716894

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New Social Bridge sessions
New Social Bridge sessions
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Midlands Counties League 2023-24

The fixture list for Derbyshire is:

10 September -home v Leicestershire

8 October -away at Oxfordshire 

19 November - home v Warwickshire

10 December - away at Nottinghamshire

14 January - away at Worcestershire

11 February - home v Gloucestershire

10 March (might be 17/03) home v Staffs & Shrops

THE VP SCALES

10-10

11-9

12-8

13-7

14-6

15-5

16-4

17-3

18-2

19-1

20-0

Team-of-8 doing maximum cross-imps

0-6

7-20

21-35

36-51

52-70

71-90

91-114

115-141

142-174

175-215

216+

Team-of-8 scoring a two T-of-4 and adding

0-3

4-10

11-17

18-25

26-35

36-45

46-57

58-70

71-87

88-107

108+

Team-of-4

0-2

3-7

8-12

13-18

19-24

25-32

33-40

41-50

51-61

62-76

77+

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Current Trophy Winners
Summer Swiss (BR Trophy): Team Madden 
Winter Swiss (Eric White): Alistair McCance, Amanda Sowter, John Sowter and Brian Elliott  (Winter Plate) Malcolm Young, Mike Spencer, Trevor Pilkington and Keith Sherwood (Secretary’s Cup) David Taylor, Liz Hall, Mike Douglas and Paul Knighton
Brigden: John Griffin, Roger Mallinson, Paul Madden and John Squibb        
India Cup
: John Griffin, Roger Mallinson, David & Mary Marshall
Mixed Teams: Bethany Madden, David Briggs, Alex Hogg and Paul Madden
Vic Morris: Paul Madden, John Squibb, David Briggs and Alex Hogg
VM Plate:  Jim Parker, Maggie Beale,Mike Douglas, Paul Knighton
County Pairs: Janusz Adamowicz & Roman Gembicki
John Armstrong Trophy : John and Amanda Sowter
Atkins Cup: Richard Edwards and Pravin Tailor
Hazel Whinfrey Plate:   Pat Hobson and Margaret Watson   
S
medley Salve
r: John Griffin and Roger Mallinson   
Invitation Pairs: J Griffin & M Young
Bill Pratt Trophy: Sandy Davies & Roman Gembicki 
Lady’s Pairs: Amanda Sowter & Judy Langworthy           Men’s Pairs: Janusz Adamowicz & Roman Gembick                   
Gerry Fletcher Cup: Ian Blake
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Derbyshire Contract Bridge Association
Derbyshire Contract Bridge Association
  • Promotes Contract Bridge in the Derbyshire Area.
  • Affiliated to the English Bridge Union.
  • Runs many County based events during each year including 6 teams-of eight leagues.
  • Most DCBA County Events are held on Wednesday evenings at The Old School, Spondon.  There is bridge most days of the week at The Old School,  Spondon click here to see.
  • Touch the 'Useful Links' Button to get to the websites of various DCBA Clubs
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Teaching classes

Various clubs are running classes and supervised play sessions.  If you know someone who might like to learn please pass on the details  Click on box on the main menu for more information

 

 

 

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Results
DITKO Teams of 4 Jamboree
Winter Swissl Round 9
3 Teams of 8 Matches
Winter Swiss Teams 8
Two T8 Matches Overall
County Pairs Final
Calendar
28th Feb 2024
Teams of Eight Leagues.
See fixture list for your club 7pm
6th Mar 2024
Winter Swiss Final Round
13th Mar 2024
Play with a County Player round 3
20th Mar 2024
Bill Pratt Trophy - Mixed Pairs
See fixture list for your club 7pm
24th Mar 2024
Atkins Cup DCBA Swiss Pairs
27th Mar 2024
Teams of 8 Final Round