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Congratulations to all those recently achieving new master point promotions.   Click here.. to see the full April list.

Marjorie Lukyn Charity 2021-22
Marjorie Lukyn Charity 2021-22

At the AGM, members voted for Stand By Me to be our Marjorie Lukyn charity for 2021/2.  The HBA Committee has decided to add to the amount collected from the club heats and the total raised will now come to £1,000.  

Stand By Me are a local charity providing and protecting the health of bereaved children and young people in North Herts and Stevenage.


HBA Committee Meeting

Key points from the Committee Meeting of April 9th are available 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

All HBA events (excluding the joint Green Pointed events with Essex) will be FREE for all players whose primary county affiliation is to Hertfordshire.

Players still need to pre-enter as usual. There is no limit on entries.

All the HBA events listed below will be staged on RealBridge except the green-pointed weekend in July which will be face-to-face at Wodson Park, Ware.

2022 - 23 Season:  To view the full calendar of the events for the 2022-23 season,  click here..

A green-pointed weekend at Wodson Park, Ware:

Swiss Pairs Saturday 30th July at 12:00pm
Swiss Teams Sunday 31st July
at 12:00pm

Click here.. for details

Senior Pairs Tuesday 6th September at 10:30am

Click here.. for details

Other Forthcoming Herts Events

The Sobell Club in Northwood are starting a Beginners Course on Saturday mornings,(10.30 to 12.30), from 23rd April. First lesson free with no obligation to continue. Please contact Peter Cobden at Sobell if you are interested.

Further Afield

All county events below are green-pointed and on RealBridge unless stated otherwise. 

Date Event Details
Saturday 18th June at 11:00am Oxfordshire & Berks / Bucks joint event: Swiss Pairs Click here to enter.
Sunday 26th June at 11:00am Oxfordshire & Berks / Bucks joint event: Swiss Teams Click here to enter.

For links to other counties' websites - click here

7-High Pairs
7-High Pairs

A very big "well done" to Julia & Darren Reece, winners of the 7-high pairs event on May 22nd.  For the results click here..

National Inter County League Finals

The National Inter-County League Finals were held on Saturday 21st May on Realbridge.

In a tight finish, our C squad emerged victorious and became the C teams league champions.  Congratulations to them on another superb performance.

Our B squad also had qualified for final and finished 4th.

Humble Cup Final

The Rawlins team were this year's winners following an amazing 63-63 draw with Eyre, taking the match 77-70 after playing an extra-time 4 boards. Congratulations to Mike Rawlins & Naomi Gibbs, Peter Clark & Simon Mostyn, commiserations to the Eyre team.

In the final of the Plate, many congratulations to the Arrighi team who beat Woof.

Herts vs Essex

Hertfordshire played its first county match of the season on Sunday 15th May against Essex.

A Team Won 13-7
B Team Drew 10-10
C Team Won 14-6

A good start to the season.

On Saturday 21st May the B and C teams will be playing in the National Inter-County Finals.  The very best of luck to them.

Senior Teams

The Senior Teams was won (once again) by the evergreen Oram team.  Congratulations to Celia & Derek Oram, Alan Kay & Dave Walker, who headed this competition for the fourth time. Results click here.. 

Championship Pairs Final
Championship Pairs Final

Congratulations to our 2022 Championship Pairs winners, Tugrul Kaban & Tom Dessain  heading a strong field in the Final on April 24th.  Results click here..