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Welcome to Derbyshire Contract Bridge Association
Gerry Fletcher Individual trophy
Gerry Fletcher Individual trophy
Brigden Cup winners
Brigden Cup winners

Winners of the Brigden Cup this year,  after a very enjoyable final, played on Friday afternoon were, retaining the trophy, Paul Madden, John Griffin, Roger Mallinson and John Squibb 

A  very well done to the winners

Vic Morris Plate Winners
Vic Morris Plate Winners

Late news but the winners of the consolation Vic Morris Plate,  after a very close final, were Paul Knighton, Jim Parker, Maggie Beale and Mike Douglas. 
Well Done to you four

Current Trophy Winners
Previous years' winners can be found under "People" (on the left)
Summer Swiss (BR Trophy): Not played in 2020
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: John Griffin, Roger Mallinson, David and Mary Marshall
Mixed Teams:    Stephen Read & Elaine Coldicott, Mike Ball & Dave Frape
   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: Roger Mallinson and John Griffin
Hazel Whinfrey Plate:   Peter & Sue Illsley   Smedley Salver: John Griffin and Richard Edwards   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: John Sowter
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

Smedley Salver 10th August FINAL ROUND   a summer pairs competition  best four scores count, but prizes to the winners on each night. Just turn up for a game

🔆Summer Swiss teams of Four 🔆 for the British Rail trophy  17th August  Teams of four event played during the summer  no need to prebook, turn up as a team of four  - it doesn't need to be the same four    Teams can also be made up just for the evening by combining teams   even if you have played for another team

Gerry Fletcher Individual Trophy 🏆 24th August  one night event where each competitor plays with each other.  Please let Amanda know if you would like to play 

Teaching classes
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

Warwickshire Bridge Online

Warwickshire are running an online pairs session over two 5-month sets on Realbridge: September-January and February-June  Click here for more information

Smedley Salver Pairs 6 final week
Summer Swiss teams - week ten
Smedley Salver Pairs week five
Summer Swiss teams - week nine
Smedley Salver Pairs week four
Summer Swiss teams - week eight
17th Aug 2022
Summer Swiss teams - week eleven
Spondon 7pm
24th Aug 2022
Gerry Fletcher Cup DCBA Individual championship
Spondon 7pm
Pre booking essential
31st Aug 2022
Summer Swiss teams - final round
Spondon 7pm
4th Sep 2022
DCBA luncheon
Old School Spondon TBA
More information to follow
7th Sep 2022
India Cup
Spondon 7pm
One off Annual team of four event
11th Sep 2022
Midlands county championship teams of Eight
County match v Gloucestershire Away. time and location to be advised