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Welcome to Essex Contract Bridge Association
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")

Forthcoming Competitions

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SURREY ONLINE GREEN POINTS SWISS PAIRS ON BBO

SATURDAY 26th SEPT – 12 noon

SURREY ONLINE GREEN POINTS SWISS TEAMS ON BBO

SUNDAY 27th SEPT – 12 noon

7x7 board Swiss Pairs with a break, Cost $15 paid via BBO on the day

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SURREY ONLINE BLUE POINT SWISS EVENT ON BBO

QUALIFYING EVENT - SATURDAY 31st OCTOBER– 12 noon

FINAL & CONSOLATION EVENT - SUNDAY 1st NOVEMBER – 12 noon

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SUFFOLK COUNTY GP CONGRESS

Relaxed Pairs - Friday 2 October 19:00 on BBO - More information and Entry Form

GP Pairs - Saturday 3 October 10:00 on BBO - More information and Entry Form

GP Swiss Teams - Sunday 4 October 10:00 on BBO - More information and Entry Form

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

EBU & ECBA Clubs - Online Teams Competition

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SUNDAY 20 SEPTEMBER  11am - 5pm (incl lunch break)

(this would have been Essex/Herts weekend)

  TEAMS OF FOUR on BBO -  TWO SESSIONS  

between 32 and 36 boards, with break between sessions.

Entry is £24 per team, payment by BACS (details will be sent when you enter)

   25% of the Entry Fee will be returned in Prize Money 

Entry by email please to Bernie Hunt at firstclassbridge@btconnect.com

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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 9.30am, Monday 1.30pm - More Information here

Mid Essex - Barleylands - Relaxed Bridge Thursday 9.30am - More Information here

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Southend & Leigh Club - Tuesdays at 19:15, Fridays at 15:30 - more information here

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Hutton Duplicate Bridge Club – Mondays at 19:30 – More information here

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Upminster & Cranham Bridge Club – Fridays at 19:30 – More information here

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Chelmsford Bridge Club - Wednesdays at 13:30More information here

Chelmsford Bridge Club - Friendly Bridge - Fridays at 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.

(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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FORM
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
Warboys
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Surrey BP Bank Holiday Swiss Pairs
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Warboys
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Summer Daytime Pairs
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Calendar
Sat 26th Sep 2020
Online Surrey GP Swiss Pairs
BBO 12:00
 Click for more information
Sun 27th Sep 2020
Surrey GP Swiss Teams
BBO 12:00
 Click for more information
Fri 2nd Oct 2020
Suffolk County GP Congress - Relaxed Pairs
BBO 19:00
 Click for more information
Sat 3rd Oct 2020
Suffolk County GP Congress - GP Pairs
BBO 10:00
 Click for more information