Release 2.19n

Congratulations to all those achieving new master point promotions. Click here.. to see the November list.

HBA Committee Meeting

Key points from the Committee Meeting of October 31st are available here..

Do you want to learn/improve your bridge - click here.

Club Directors - click here for useful information on training courses and updated flowcharts.

Youth - new handbook and safeguarding policies also applicable for vulnerable adults,

EBED are here to help you. 

This website provides details of all bridge clubs that are affiliated to the County Assoc and the EBU
Forthcoming HBA Events

Humble Cup 1st Knock-out Day
Sunday 5th January at 12 noon at Jersey Farm Community Centre, St Albans
A competition for who have qualified in the Humble Cup Heats in one of our affiliated clubs. 
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Humble Plate 
Sunday 5th January at 3:45pm at Jersey Farm Community Centre, St Albans
A single-session multiple teams event, held during the second session of the Humble Cup first knockout day.  Teams eliminated in the first session of the Humble Cup knockouts get automatic entry into the Plate. However teams may also enter the Plate directly.
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 for more information and entry forms

Championship Pairs Semi-Final 
Sunday 19th January at 12 noon at Jersey Farm Community Centre, St Albans
A two-session competition for pairs who have qualified by finishing in the top half of their club's heat. 
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Humble Cup Quarter-Finals & Semi-Finals
Sunday 2nd February January 12 noon at Jersey Farm Community Centre, St Albans
At this stage of the competition each match consists of 28 boards.
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 for more information and entry forms

Ranked Masters Teams
Sunday 2nd February January 4pm at Jersey Farm Community Centre, St Albans
The Ranked Masters Teams Championship is a club representative event for teams of players with a Master Point rank of 5* Master or below. It is a single-session multiple teams event.
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 for more information and entry forms

Happy Birthday Stan

Many happy returns to Stan Harding who reaches the milestone of 90 years young just before Christmas.

Stan started to play bridge at University and has been playing for almost 70 years now. In addition to playing regularly both locally and nationally over the years, Stan has given considerable service to the game, having served for many years in a variety of HBA roles. Stan has also served as both Chairman and subsequently President of Welwyn Garden City Bridge Club and remains a member there and at St Albans Bridge Club.

Other Forthcoming Herts Events

None advised

Further Afield

None advised.   For links to other counties' websites - click here

Desmond Flockhart Trophy

St Albans were the worthy winners of this years competition in a field of 8 teams, comfortably ahead of Hemel Hempstead who finished in second place.  Congratulations to Jane Scaysbrook & John Mathews, Bob Turnham & Sara Barnett, Denis King & James Rogers and 
Michael Aslett & Sorin Butiu.

Mixed Pairs
Mixed Pairs

Congratulations to Jackie Davies & Mike Minting, winners of the Mixed Pairs competition that was held at Bennetts End Community Centre, Hemel Hempstead on December 6th.

Eccles Cup

Congratulations to Watford 2 on winning the Eccles Cup on Friday 15th November and particularly to their team of Chris Pratt, Ros Campbell, Richard Hannaby, Carole Morley, Susan Mount, Maxine Cartz, Jim Blair and Mo Ashman.

County Match v Cambs & Hunts

County Match v Camb & Hunts Sunday 1st December
A Team Won 13-7
B Team Lost 6-14
C Team Won 13-7

Club Winners Cup
Club Winners Cup

Well done to Jacqui & David Collier for winning the Club Winners Cup against a strong field on November 9th.