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Welcome to Derbyshire Contract Bridge Association
A very sad announcement
A very sad announcement

It is with much sadness that we report that the DCBA President, Alan Smith,  passed away yesterday 
Deepest sympathy is extended to his family, friends, bridge partners and the wider bridge community.  More information will follow

Derbyshire County Pairs Day
Derbyshire County Pairs Day
Atkins Cup Winners
Atkins Cup Winners

Winners of the Atkins Cup, Richard Edwards and Pravin Tailor,   Well done both 
Credit must also be given to the runners up, Alan and Richard, who lost by just one victory point    Next year this event is due to be back being held in Bakewell

Well done to Mike and Paul

Many congratulations to Mike & Paul for achieving the best score in last Sundays Midland League county matches,

Click here for full ranking

Current Trophy Winners
Previous years' winners can be found under "People" (on the left)
Summer Swiss (BR Trophy): Team Madden 
Winter Swiss (Eric White): D and M Marshall, J Griffin and R Mallinson 
Brigden: John Griffin, Roger Mallinson, Paul Madden and John Squibb        India Cup: David Briggs (Captain), Chris Rogers, Philip Anstice, John Cater
Mixed Teams:    John Griffin, David and Mary Marshall and Roger Mallinson
   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:   Peter & Sue Illsley   Smedley Salver: John Griffin and Roger Mallinson   Invitation Pairs: J Griffin & M Young
Bill Pratt Trophy: David Briggs and Pat Hobson   Lady’s Pairs: Sue Birch and Mary Marshall           Men’s Pairs: John Sowter and Brian Elliott
EMBA Mixed Pairs: J & I Auld            Midland Flitch: J & I Auld                     Gerry Fletcher Cup: David Taylor
New Social Bridge sessions
New Social Bridge sessions
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
Up and coming events

Derbyshire County Pairs and Hazel Whinfrey consolation event    29th January   The afternoon will be a qualifying event   The second session will be split with the top performers playing  in the Pairs Final and the remaining players  going forward into the Hazel Whinfrey event   The entry fee of £12 will include an afternoon tea  entries to or messaging 07812 369243

⛄️Winter Teams of Eight    1st February  Check with your team captain for fixtures and venue

Winter Teams of Four competition  8th February  A Swiss teams of four played throughout the winter



Nine-High Swiss Pairs
Nine-High Swiss Pairs
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Following the successful event in November, there will be  another Nine-High Swiss Pairs on 28th Jan ..........

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Teaching classes

The DCBA and 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

Winter Swiss teams of 4 - week 7
Midlands county championship teams of Eight
Winter Swiss teams of 4 - week 6
Christmas Pairs 🎄
Christmas Party 🎉 🎄🎄
Winter Swiss teams of four week five
29th Jan 2023
First session is a Qualifier for the County Pairs Final
Spondon 1pm
After tea entrants will split into group A County Pairs Final and group B Hazel Whinfrey Consolation Event Entry by 25/1 please
 More Info
1st Feb 2023
Teams of Eight Leagues. Week nine
See fixture list for your club 7pm
8th Feb 2023
Winter Swiss teams of four week eight
Spondon 7pm
12th Feb 2023
Midlands county championship teams of Eight
County match v Staffs and Shropshire Away. time and location to be advised
15th Feb 2023
Teams of Eight League. Week ten
See fixture list for your club 7pm
22nd Feb 2023
Winter Swiss teams of four week nine
Spondon 7pm