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DCBA County Pairs & Hazel Whinfrey Plate 2022

County Pairs event be held at Spondon at 1pm  Sunday January 30th

The Hazel Whinfrey Plate, running in parallel with the main County Pairs Event, is aimed at partnerships with an NGS grade of no greater than a 10.

An afternoon tea (included in the event price) will be provided at a convenient mid-point. £12 per player with Juniors £9 (under 23)

Please note entry is only by pre-booking To reserve your places, please contact 
Amanda Sowter  
    or Jim Parker

Click here for entry and event details

Winners of the Mixed Teams
Winners of the Mixed Teams

A lovely friendly evening, played in festive spirit, the popular winners were Stephen Read & Elaine Coldicott, Mike Ball & Dave Frape

Well done 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): J & A Sowter, A McCance, B Elliott                       (Winter Plate): No winner in 2020
(Secretaries Cup): A Townsend, J Christian, J Judd, P Illsley
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: Richard Edwards, Roger Mallinson, David and Mary Marshall
VM Plate:  Jim Parker, Maggie Beale,Mike Douglas, Paul Knighton
 County Pairs: Theo Rofer and Terence Roberts    Atkins Cup: John and Amanda Sowter
Hazel Whinfrey Plate: Liz Hall and David Taylor    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

Teams of four winter event  Week six  is 19th January 2022  a ten week competition played throughout the winter months. Get together a group of four and turn up for one or more events, even if you have not played before   Prize monies for the winners on the evening

India Cup 26th January  an annual single night event, all play all teams of four competition -  just turn up on the evening

County Pairs  Sunday 30th January   You must register in advance  to play for this event Click for more details regarding the event and entry fees

Hazel Whinfrey Plate  Sunday 30th January   Running alongside the County Pairs event but for players ranked NGS 10 or below.  Again pre entry is required please

IMP pairs  23rd February 2022  winter pairs event over several weeks, turn up for one or all of the weeks.  It's a pairs event but with teams scoring  Here’s more information on How to play IMP Pairs



Midlands No Fear 9-High Online Swiss Teams
Midlands No Fear  9-High Online Swiss Teams
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Start the year by representing your County in this relaxed and enjoyable, yet competitive, Swiss Teams event.  Entries will be limited to those pairs with a combined NGS of 9 or less, so ensuring ..........

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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

IMP pairs
Winter Swiss week five
Xmas / New Year Pairs
Mixed Teams
Winter Swiss week four
Christmas Party 🎉
18th Jan 2022
Improver's Bridge online
19th Jan 2022
Supervised Play
19th Jan 2022
Winter Swiss week six
Teams of four winter event
 Click for more information
20th Jan 2022
Bridge Lesson
20th Jan 2022
Duplicate Bridge
21st Jan 2022
Online Pairs