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70 Years Strong

Our congratulations and best wishes to Pat & Ken Flavell who have just celebrated 70 years of marriage - an amazing achievement.  Pat is 94 & Ken will shortly be 99!
Since lockdown, they have been playing on BBO at Broxbourne BC - still to a high standard and they recently came 1st in the Tuesday pm pairs session. Well done to both.

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

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 July 10th 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.

Rose Bowl Sunday 9th October at 2:00pm

Click here.. for details

Mixed Pairs Sunday 23rd October at 2:00pm

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Club Winners Cup Sunday 20th November at 2:00pm

Click here.. for details

7-High Pairs Sunday 20th November at 3:00pm

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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. 

Date Event Details
Sunday 2nd October at 11:00am Suffolk Congress Swiss Pairs  F2F at Elmswell Village Hall IP30 9GY in sunny Suffolk Click here to enter.

For links to other counties' websites - 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. 

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.. 

Herts vs Cambs & Hunts

Hertfordshire played Cambs & Hunts in the Eastern Counties League on Sunday 25th September:

A Team Lost 6-14

B Team Lost 9-11

C Team Won 15-5

Results & Tables...

Herts-Essex Congress
Herts-Essex Congress

Hearty congratulations to the Herts players who did very well in the recent Herts-Essex Green-Pointed Congress.

Swiss Pairs: Tugrul Kaban (2nd), Tony Yip & Ivan Leung (3rd), George Summers & Derek Peers (4th).

Swiss Teams:  Celia & Derek Oram and Fiona & Paul Littlewood (winners).

Click here.. for the full Results.

Senior Pairs

Congratulations to Fiona and Paul Littlewood, winners of this year's Senior Pairs competition on September 6th.  Click here.. for the Results

Victor Ludorum 2021-2022

The Victor-Ludorum Award is for the best overall performance over the county's main competitions.   Congratulations to the 2021-22 winners:

Open: Mike Rawlins & Naomi Gibbs

Intermediate: Paul King

Cadet: Debbie West

For the full list of results, click here..