Release 2.19q

Congratulations to all those recently achieving new master point promotions with a special mention for Dave Walker who has been promoted to a 4 Star Grand Master.   
Click here.. to see the full October 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.

HBA Committee Meeting

Key points from the Committee Meeting of September 24th are available here..

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.

Desmond Flockhart Trophy Sunday 4th December at 2:00pm

Click here.. for details

Humble Cup Qualifying Round Sunday 8th January at 2:00pm

Click here.. for details

Championship Pairs Semi-Final Sunday 15th January at 2:00pm

Click here.. for details

10-High Club Teams Sunday 29th January at 2:00pm

Click here.. for details

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

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

For links to other counties' websites - click here

Latest from the EBU

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. 

Club Winners Cup
Club Winners Cup

Congratulations to Bernard & Margaret Eddleston, the winners of this year's Club Winners Cup.
Results: click here..

Seven-High Pairs
Seven-High Pairs

The autumn seven-high pairs event was won by Sangeeta Brown & Louise Hughes, with an honourable mention going to Darija Margetic & Robert Reeve who finished second. 
Results  - click here..

Tollemache Cup Qualifier

The Tollemache Cup is the national competition for County teams of 8, organised by the EBU.  The qualifying round was held on RealBridge on November 12-13 and after a slow start on Saturday the team played very well to finish 7th out of 15 in their group. Their best performance was beating a very strong London team which was full of internationals.

Our team was: -
David Eddleston & Steve Allen
Celia & Derek Oram
Alan Kay & Dave Walker
Peter Clark & Simon Mostyn
Tom Dessain & Tugrul Kaban

A very big thank you to David Eddleston who captained the team and handled all the administration and scheduling.
Roger Edmonds (Selection Committee)

Mixed Pairs
Mixed Pairs

Very well done to Karima Basse & Roy Button, this year's winners of the Mixed Pairs. Click here.. for the results.