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UPCOMING EVENTS
KENT CONGRESS 2019

Championship Swiss Pairs - Saturday 26th October 2019, 11am start

Green Pointed Swiss Teams - Sunday 27th October 2019, 11am start

Entry fee £17 per player for Swiss Pairs, £24 per player for Swiss Teams (£39 per player total if playing in the pairs and teams)

Two course lunch available to pre-order £11 on Saturday only

Please click here for a copy of the Congress entry form which contains more information      

ONLINE ENTRY FORMS :  Swiss Pairs    Swiss Teams       Really Easy Pairs

Real Easy Pairs - Saturday 26th October 2019 starting at 2pm

Entry fee £3 per player (juniors) £5 per player (adults)

Please click here for a copy of the Real Easy Pairs entry form which contains more information

            INFORMATION FOR PLAYERS - PLEASE CLICK ON HEADING

Last updated : 22nd Oct 2019 16:34 BST
The Larsky Cup
The Larsky Cup

The Larsky Cup is the Kent Pairs Championship, local points in the heats and semifinal, Green points in the final.

The first stage is to play in a club heat. All clubs 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 Bekesbourne, Farnborough, Maidstone or Tunbridge. These semifinals will be played in February (dates still to be confirmed)

From these semifinals, the top 26 pairs will qualify for the final being held at the Maidstone Civil Service Club on Saturday 21st 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:

Aces Monday 28th October 1pm
Ashford Tuesday Tuesday 29 October 6:40pm
Otford Friday 15th November 7:30pm
Ashford  Thursday 21 November 6:40pm
TWBC Tuesday 26th November 7:30pm
TWBC Monday 2nd December 7:30pm
Beckenham Monday 2nd December 7.30pm
Aces Wednesday 4th December 11:30am
TWBC Thursday 12th December 7:30pm
TWBC Wednesday 8th January 1:30pm
Beckenham Wednesday 8th January 7.30pm
Canterbury Friday 10th January 7pm
 
If you plan to play in one of these heats as a visitor, please let their secretary know.

 

Last updated : 6th Oct 2019 19:13 BST
Tollemache Cup

The team we have selected to represent Kent , in no particular order, is-

Jeremy Willans/Ian Draper
Mike Hampton/Phil Bailey
Espen Erichsen/Helen Erichsen
Colin Wilson/Gerald Soper
Norman Selway/Kay Preddy.
The Tollemache Qualifier is over the weekend of 16th/17th November. 
Kent have won this national trophy five times since 1980.
We wish them all every success. Please see the archive section
for previous teams and finishing positions. 
For more information on the event please see the EBU's website.
Last updated : 9th Oct 2019 23:14 BST
South-East Counties Junior Bridge Event - Wimbledon BC

Following the success of the 2018 event, Kent, Surrey and Sussex are holding a one-day bridge event at Wimbledon BC for 8 - 21 year olds on Sunday November 24th. There'll be teaching in the morning, competitions after lunch and an afternoon finish.

All levels welcome from MiniBridge to junior experts.
£10 fee to cover the costs of refreshments.

Please click here for the flyer with more information.

Last updated : 14th Sep 2019 08:14 BST
Results
Dyer Smith/Hunter Cup - Mixed Pairs
Director: Steve Foster
Phillimore Cup - Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs (& AGM)
Director: Steve Foster, Diane Rogers
Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Director: Eddie Williams, Kathy Williams, Fred Davis
Calendar
26th Oct 2019
Kent Congress Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Stephen Brown, Fred Davis
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26th Oct 2019
Really Easy Pairs at the Kent Congress
Tunbridge Wells BC 2pm
Director: Stephen Brown, Diane Rogers
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27th Oct 2019
Kent Congress Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
Director: Stephen Brown, John Oakland
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INFORMATION

18 teams entered. Please click on the heading for further information (seeds get a bye into round 2) and the draw. The draw has been regionalised keeping distance for travel to around a maximum of 20 miles. Please enter results through My EBU. The Competitions Secretary for this event is Stephen Brown

Meeting of Kent Bridge Teachers & Club Chairmen/women

Chris Lohan, EBED teacher and Kent Adult Education & Development Officer, invites you to a meeting on: 24th November 2019, 10 am till 1 pm             

Venue: The Hilton Hotel, Maidstone, ME14 5AA, to hear about 

THE NEW AND EXCITING MEMBERSHIP CAMPAIGN OF THE KENT COUNTY BRIDGE ASSOCIATION

Question from the floor will be welcomed. RSVP oakrise@uwclub.net by the 27th October please

MORE SUCCESSES & CONGRATULATIONS - see Kent Player News 2019 on main menu