KCBA One Day Green Pointed Swiss Pairs 7th March 2021

Starting at 11am. 7 x 7 board matches with a break of approx 45 minutes after match 4.

Please click here to enter online or here to download an entry form

Bedfordshire GP Swiss Pairs on Saturday 6 March 2021

On RealBridge on Saturday 6 March starting at 11am. 7 x 7 board matches with a break of 45 minutes after 4 matches. Click here for entry and payment details.

On-line Bridge Teaching

Chris Lohan  ............ Professional EBED teacher and EBED teacher of the year 2019. For those interested in improving their game she can be contacted on oakrise@uwclub.net

Pat Welsh..................Associate EBED teacher. For the less experienced she can be contacted on acebridgeclub@yahoo.com

Since online teaching has no geographical barriers this opportunity is available to all, regardless of location

Arnold Cup 2020-2021
Arnold Cup 2020-2021

The Arnold Cup is the Kent Knockout teams championship and for 2020-2021 will be played online rather than F2F.

Teams of 4 (but up to 6 members may be registered). Creating a Team Match on BBO   Note 24 boards in round 1, create each half of the match separately, with home team swapping NS/EW after 12 boards

Draw found here

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To request any additions / amendment / removal of information, please contact Stephen Brown on KCBAcompetitions@gmail.com

Update your contact details at the EBU and also tell the KCBA. Please would you check your Club Details so they can be updated if necessary. Are there any Bridge Teachers who would like to be included in our listings?  

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Welcome to Kent Contract Bridge Association
SATURDAY BRIDGE ON 23rd JAN - RealBridge & BBO

You have a choice of playing at 10am (open to all) or 2.30pm (NGS 9 & below) on either RealBridge (cost £2.50) or BBO (cost $3). Each section will play the same hands and the results will be combined to give overall winners for 10am games and NGS9 & below overall winners for afternoon games. There is a $3 or £2.50 prize for the overall winners.

MORNING AFTERNOON
REALBRIDGE ENTRIES CLOSE & PAYMENT MUST BE MADE BY 10AM FRIDAY 2.30PM FRIDAY
REALBRIDGE: CLICK TO ENTER ........ REALBRIDGE 10AM REALBRIDGE NGS 9 & below

Click for info on how to make payments for the Saturday RealBridge games

The link for the Saturday 10am RealBridge event will be sent out on Friday evening. Links for the NGS 9 & below RealBridge event will be sent out by 9am Saturday

BBO $3 Entries preferred by Friday night, but entry then register on the day allowed BBO ON 10AM BBO NGS 9 & below@ 2.30pm 

 

Last updated : 19th Jan 2021 19:32 GMT
REAL BRIDGE INFO
REAL BRIDGE INFO

Making Payments for RealBridge Saturday events

Information sent to Kent players

Player's Guide

Making it a good experience for all

Convention Cards

Taster Sessions, click to see dates......8-board taster sessions are usually held twice-weekly by RealBridge. Each session will be followed by a short Zoom meeting for Q&A.

Last updated : 22nd Jan 2021 10:56 GMT
KCBA One Day Green Pointed Swiss Pairs 7th March 2021

The KCBA's green pointed Swiss Pairs is being held online on RealBridge on Sunday 7th March starting at 11am. 7 x 7 board matches with a break of approx 45 minutes after match 4.

Please click here to enter online or Swiss Pairs entry form Mar 2021.pdf to download an entry form. PLEASE ENSURE CORRECT EMAIL ADDRESSES ARE ENTERED FOR JOINING INSTRUCTIONS TO BE SENT. Around 20% of entry fees will be awarded as prizes.

Stephen Brown is Competitions Secretary for this event.  

Last updated : 19th Jan 2021 08:14 GMT
The Larsky Cup - Club Heats 2020-2021
The Larsky Cup - Club Heats 2020-2021

The Larsky Cup is the Kent Pairs Championship, local points in the heats and semifinal, Green points in the final. The event is being played online this year.

The first stage is to play in a club heat or in the 10am duplicate on Saturday 16th January. Clubs that run online duplicates are running heats on normal club nights. Any pair gaining 50% or more will qualify for one of the semifinals (26 board event) and can choose from: 

Tues Feb 9th 2pm, Wed Feb 17th 7:15pm,  Sun Feb 21st 2pm, Thu Feb 25th 7.15pm

Paul Gibbons will contact players after they have qualified from a club heat and ask for their choice of semifinal.

From these semifinals, the top 26 pairs will qualify for the final being held online on Saturday 20th March at 1.30pm

Each club is running heat(s). Some are open only to their members, others have asked the dates to be publicised:

 

 

Last updated : 11th Jan 2021 11:15 GMT
KCBA One Day Green Pointed Swiss Teams 23rd May 2021

The KCBA's green pointed Swiss Teams is being held online on RealBridge on Sunday 23rd May starting at 11am. 7 x 7 board matches with a break of approx 45 minutes after match 4.

Please click here to enter online or here to download an entry form. PLEASE ENSURE CORRECT EMAIL ADDRESSES ARE ENTERED FOR JOINING INSTRUCTIONS TO BE SENT. Around 20% of entry fees will be awarded as prizes.

Stephen Brown is Competitions Secretary for this event.  

Last updated : 19th Jan 2021 08:15 GMT
Donation to the EBU
Donation to the EBU
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Thanks to the enthusiasm and support of our members for our Saturday games, Kent Contract Bridge Association has had an income over the last few months. We also have substantial reserves, which fortun ..........

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Last updated : 22nd Jan 2021 19:03 GMT
Results
KCBA RealBridge Event & LARSKY QUAL
Director: Geoff Smith
BBO Kent Duplicate & LARSKY HEAT
Director: Geoff Smith
NGS9 & below Online Duplicate
Director: Sharon Bayne
Hunter Homines - Men's Pairs
Director: Stephen Brown
Calendar
23rd Jan 2021
KCBA On-line Pairs Event
BBO & RealBridge 10am
Director: Mike Hampton
23rd Jan 2021
NGS9 & below Online Duplicate
BBO & RealBridge 2.30pm
Director: Sharon Bayne
30th Jan 2021
KCBA On-line Pairs Event
BBO & RealBridge 10am
Director: Stephen Brown
30th Jan 2021
NGS9 & below Online Duplicate
BBO & RealBridge 2.30pm
Director: Sharon Bayne
Fleming Femina and Hunter Homines - January 2021
   

Fleming Femina
Congratulations to Maggie Piazza & Jean Paxton who have won the ladies pairs  beating Jill Skinner & Christine Jepson into second place. The NGS9 & below winners were Brigid Lavelle & Helene Ford

  Hunter Homines
Congratulations to Colin Wilson & Gerald Soper who have won the men's pairs beating Ravi Athwal & James Lee into second place. The NGS winners were Chris Lamb & Ron Vogt

Full results:      Fleming Femina     Hunter Homines

Tollemache Cup Final - 20th/21st February 2021

The following team will be playing in this online event , against these counties: Manchester, Surrey, London, North East, Gloucestershire, Middlesex, Sussex

Ian Draper/Jeremy Willans (Capt)
Mike Hampton/ Phil Bailey
Colin Wilson/Gerald Soper
Norman Selway/Kay Preddy
Gerald Tredinnick/ Peter law

As it is being held online via RealBridge, there will be kibitzing with a 15-minute delay, link to follow nearer the time. Play is 10.30am -7.20pm and 10.30am  to 4.30pm

Online bridge clubs narrow the gap between young and old
Online bridge clubs narrow the gap between young and old
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It is, in many people’s minds, the game their grandparents play, but bridge has attracted a younger audience during the pandemic. People in their twenties and thirties have started learning ..........

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