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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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 : 31st Jan 2021 22:20 GMT
SATURDAY BRIDGE RealBridge & BBO

No 10am game this coming Saturday, BUT please play in Sunday's Swiss Pairs instead (see box above) ... we already have 30 tables entered....

It's now very easy to play in Kent's Saturday RealBridge events. Just deposit £10 to the Kent account (details below) and this gives you credit for 4 games. Or pay each week for the pair. 

You have a choice of playing at 10am (open to all) or 2.30pm (NGS 9 & below) on either RealBridge or BBO. Each section will play the same hands and the results will be combined to give overall winners. The winners and second get a free Saturday game

MORNING 10am

AFTERNOON 2.30pm 

NEXT GAME: 13th MAR

6th MAR

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 @ 10am BBO NGS 9 & below@ 2.30pm 

 

Last updated : 27th Feb 2021 16:33 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

Making Kent Saturday Events Fair

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 : 29th Jan 2021 18:12 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 : 24th Feb 2021 12:38 GMT
Results
KCBA On-line Pairs
Director: Geoff Smith
NGS 9 & below On-line Pairs
Director: Sharon Bayne
Larsky Semifinal
Director: Stephen Brown
Larsky Semifinal
Director: Stephen Brown
Calendar
6th Mar 2021
NGS 9 & below On-line Pairs
RealBridge & BBO 2.30pm
Director: Sharon Bayne
7th Mar 2021
Green Pointed Swiss Pairs
RealBridge 11am
Director: Stephen Brown, Mike Hampton
 Click for more information
13th Mar 2021
KCBA On-line Pairs
RealBridge & BBO 10am
13th Mar 2021
NGS 9 & below On-line Pairs
RealBridge & BBO 2.30pm
Director: Sharon Bayne
The Larsky Cup - Final 2021
The Larsky Cup - Final 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.

From the semifinals, the top 26 pairs will qualify for the final being held online on Saturday 20th March at 11am. The number of qualifiers are: Top 9 from Tue 9th Feb (25½ tables) = 5NS, 4EW, Top 6 from Wed 17th Feb (17½ tables), Top 6 from Sun 21st Feb (15½ tables) and Top 5 from Thu 25th Feb (13 tables). The qualifiers will receive an email to invite them. There is also a list of reserves. Any questions to Stephen Brown via KCBAcompetitions@gmail.com

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR Tollemache Cup Team

The following team won this online event on 20/21st February, 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

Dave McVey (1939 - 2021)
Dave McVey (1939 - 2021)

With sadness we report that Dave Mcvey died recently.  He won over 30 Kent Cups between 1976 & 2019. The vast majority were teams although he did win a few pairs cups including the Larsky. He was very successful in the local leagues, initially in the Jameson in the 70s & 80s which he won 4 times & then in the 1990s & this century the Thanet (6 times) & Dover (11 times). A lot of the teams cups were won with Stan & Nicky Adamson as the other pair. Link to biography

David Beal (1942-2020)
David Beal (1942-2020)

David Beal died at the end of 2020. He was a member of Maidstone BC for over 40 years and won many Kent Competitions. Click to read biography.