Tim Cooper

Tim Cooper was Chairman at Berkhamsted and a member at various other clubs including Leverstock, Hemel, Welwyn and South Bucks.

A message from his family:

It is with deep regret that we have to share the news of Tim's passing.  Please find a link to the Funeral Notice:  
It would be our pleasure to see you at the ceremony being held in the Little Gaddesden Church on Tuesday 30th May at 2:30pm.  

HBA Committee Meeting

Key points from the Committee Meeting of December 17th are available here..

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

AGM 2022
AGM 2022

The AGM took place on Sunday 11th September.  Click here.. to access the Minutes

Marjorie Lukyn Charity for 2022-23 Season
Marjorie Lukyn Charity for 2022-23 Season

The HBA charity for the 2022-23 season is Herts Welcomes RefugeesThe charity's aim is to welcome refugees and asylum seekers to Hertfordshire and to offer ongoing practical support to help their integration into their local communities.

The charity for 2021-22 were Stand By Me to whom we contributed £1,000. Click here.. for their thank-you letter.

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

Forthcoming Events

All Hertfordshire events will be staged on RealBridge unless otherwise stated.

Green Pointed Swiss Pairs Sunday 30th July at 11:00am
F2F at Jersey Farm, St Albans.  Click here.. for details.

Black Pointed Swiss Pairs  Sunday 10th September at 2:00pmClick here.. for details.
Further Afield

County Events

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

The weekend of 24th - 25th June:  Berks and Bucks Green Pointed Swiss Pairs & Swiss Teams

Click here for details..

For links to other counties' websites - click here

Latest from the EBU

Upcoming Competitions

Refer to the EBU website for details of these competitions and how to make entries.


The rules for alerting and announcing have changed slightly. Click here.. for a summary of what's been revised.

For all the latest news articles from the English Bridge Union, click here.. 

Education & Development

Club Director Training

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

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

Learning to play Bridge

Several clubs are starting lessons again this autumn.  For details, please see the Learning Bridge in Herts page. 

7-High Pairs
7-High Pairs

Congratulations to Nita Garment & Wendy Knight, the winners of the 7-High pairs competition on May 21st. 
Click here.. for the results.

Seniors Teams

The Seniors Teams on May 9th was won by Alan Woof & Oliver Tiemann and John Pelley & Keith Ashman, with a clear lead over the rest of the field, an excellent performance.
For the results, click here..

Humble Cup

Congratulations to the Leung team of Ivan Leung, Tony Yip, Roy Cheong and Jack Leung who recently won the Humble Cup defeating the Edmonds team of Roger Edmonds, David Stimson, Derek Peers and George Summers in the final.

Congratulations also to the Kemp team of Ian Kemp, Sara Barnett, Bob Turnham, Harry Silverman and Hazel Miles who won the Humble Plate competition.

Championship Pairs
Championship Pairs

This year's Championship Pairs Final was won most convincingly by Tugrul Kaban & Tom Dessain, finishing well clear of a strong field. Click here.. for the results.

Eastern Counties League

The 2022/23 season for the above has just been completed and it's been another outstanding year for the county.

The A squad finished in 3rd place and both the B and C squads finished top of their divisions and qualified for the National Finals in June.