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Welcome to Essex Contract Bridge Association
EBU & ECBA Clubs - Play Online

Register on BBO (BridgeBase Online) and start playing online:

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EBU  -12 boards - daily 2pm, 3.30pm, 7.30pm, 9pm, NGS & MP

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Mid Essex - Barleylands - Tuesday & Saturday 09:30, New: Wednesday 19:00,,

Relaxed Bridge Thursday 09:30 - More Information here

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Southend & Leigh Club - Tuesday 19:15, Friday 15:30 - More information here

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Hutton Duplicate Bridge Club – Monday 19:30 – More information here

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Upminster & Cranham Bridge ClubNew: Wednesday 10:30, Friday 19:30 – More information here

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Chelmsford Bridge Club - Wednesday 13:30, Friendly Bridge Friday 10:00 More information here

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This list is in the order as to when the webmaster was notified about a club's online sessions.

Please notify the webmaster if you want your club's sessions added to this list.

Forthcoming Competitions

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KENT CONGRESS - ON BBO

SWISS PAIRS - SATURDAY 31st OCTOBER - 11:00 - ENTRY FORM

SWISS TEAMS - SUNDAY 1st NOVEMBER - 11:00 - ENTRY FORM

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SURREY ONLINE BLUE POINT SWISS EVENT ON BBO

QUALIFYING EVENT - SATURDAY 14th NOVEMBER– 12 noon

FINAL & CONSOLATION EVENT - SUNDAY 15th NOVEMBER – 12 noon

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Other County Competitions - Suffolk Congress

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Ray Clarke & John Sutcliffe, Marc Chawner & Paul Spencer

 

Winners of the Suffolk Congress Swiss Teams

 

Results

Bridge Online - Tollemache

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The team to represent Essex in the Tollemache Qualifying Round * is as follows:

Marc Chawner (captain) and Paul Spencer

Dimitre Stoev and John Sutcliffe

Jacek Lapszys and Sandy Riach

Peter Scotting and Tony Verran

Raymond Clarke and Audrey Hartley

* (21-22 November on "Real Bridge")

ECBA Members

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to Robert Elliott for becoming Grand Master

Bridge Online

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to the Suffolk/Essex team for Winning the prestigious Presidents Cup (a National Cup for the best County Teams in the UK).

Congratulations to both teams:

Essex: Marc Chawner & Paul Spencer, Ray Clarke & Bernie Hunt

Suffolk: Rick Hanley & Chris Chambers, Karen & Malcolm Pryor

 

Rick Hanley's full Report

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Q9ShJH1jFLXS41YOCuTTFEGzBUk-vXySRJybHluh2SI/edit#gid=66670684

 

ECBA CLUBS - POST COVID

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   MID-ESSEX CLUB RE-OPENS   

Bridge News by Julian Pottage in the Daily Telegraph, 17/8/2020

County Matches

Friendly County Matches 

Essex vs Gloucs Spreadsheet

(A constituent member of the English Bridge Union)

The ECBA was formed in 1946. We have around 2,100 members and 26 affiliated clubs. 

We now have 3 clubs that are amongst the 50 most active in the country. 

More.....

 

 Bridge Online

in the Sunday Express 

by Cath Fox

Based on the EBU statistics for 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we have 3 clubs amongst the 50 most active in the country. 

ECBA - Quizzes to Entertain

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Quiz 4 - Winner Brian Davies - Solution

Quiz 5 Robert Elliott

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EBU Masterpoint Rankings

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EBU Masterpoints Rankings 2019

Essex Masterpoints Ranking 2019

ECBA Clubs - Junior Bridge

    BRIDGE  IN  SCHOOLS    

A message from Val Poter:

I am looking for buddies to help with introducing bridge into schools in the Chelmsford area.  This is not a weekly commitment only days that would fit into your busy schedules.  

 Please let Val Poter know if you can help out on 07722-516 561.

Play It Again (Sam)

Some Website users may be unaware of a wonderful new and updated Bridgewebs feature for reviewing your results. Go to "Results", and click on "Scorecards". Under each hand, there's a "Play It Again" button that's been around for a while. A new feature - the "Results Analysis" button - gives all sorts juicy statistics, including X-IMPs for teams events. It only applies where automated deal files have been uploaded. See the Help File for a full explanation. 

Results
Autumn Daytime Pairs
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David Wing Charity Swiss Pairs
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Suffolk County GP Congress - GP Swiss Teams
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Suffolk County GP Congress - GP Pairs
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Calendar
Sun 25th Oct 2020
Fletcher Trophy
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Sat 31st Oct 2020
Kent Congress - Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs
BBO 11:00
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Sun 1st Nov 2020
Kent Congress - Blue Pointed Swiss Teams
BBO 11:00
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Sun 1st Nov 2020
Sue Taylor Memorial Trophy
!!! CANCELLED !!!
 Click for more information