INFORMATION
County Blue Point Events

Cambs & Hunts† † †Blue-Pointed Jack High Pairs on the 2nd June on RealBridge† ENTRY LINK

DATES FOR KENT COMPETITIONS 2024

For info:†ARNOLD CUPARNOLD PLATE

Sat 29 Jun 2024† †Maidstone††Event for 2-9 on NGS

Sun 14†July 2024† † †TWBC† † † †Phillimore BP Swiss Pairs (6x8)

Sat 7 Sep 2024† † † TWBC† † †Event for 2-9 on NGS

Sun 6 Oct 2024† † †TWBC† † † Dyer Smith Mixed Pairs

26/27 Oct 2024† † †TWBC† † Joint Congress with Sussex

Sat 7 Dec 2024† † Online††Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs (6x6)

Sun 12 Jan 2025† † TWBC† † † Mens & Ladies Pairs

Sat 25 Jan 2025† Canterbury††Event for 2-9 on NGS

Sun 9 Feb 2025† † † TWBC† † † Corbett Teams of 8

†February 2025† † † Various† † † Larsky Semifinals

Sun† 2 Mar 2025† † †TWBC† † † †Green Pointed Swiss Pairs (7x7)

Sat 29 Mar 2025† † †Maidstone† †Larsky Final

Sun 27 Apr 2025† † †TWBC† † † † George Griffiths Seniors Pairs

Sat 17 May 2025† † RealBridge† †Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs (6x6)

Sun 20 July 2025† † †TWBC† † † †Phillimore BP Swiss Pairs (6x8)

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UPCOMING EVENTS
SPRING BANK HOLIDAY CONGRESS 2024 - IMPROVERS PAIRS
SPRING BANK HOLIDAY CONGRESS 2024 - IMPROVERS PAIRS

Monday 27th May†2024, Improvers Pairs on BBO, as part of the EBU Spring Bank Holiday Congress

Open to players who are NGS 9 & below on Saturday 25th May

  • This†event†is†aimed at club players who are interested in taking the first steps into congress bridge but who may have found it daunting to jump straight into a major congress event.†
  • The format will be two 18 board sessions with a break between the sessions. Players can play in either or both sessions.
  • Competition organisers / directors:† Stephen Brown, Paul Gibbons,†Sharon Bayne†[email via KCBAimprovers@gmail.com]

Each session is 18 boards, 9x2 board boards. Click: Pre-entry required† †10% of entry fees will be given as prizes in BBO$.†

If you are looking for a partner: please submit details here

Full details and programme of the EBU Spring Bank Holiday Congress can be found by clicking here

Last updated : 13th May 2024 12:33 BST
2-9 NGS F2F Pairs Event at Maidstone Bridge Club - Saturday 27th June
2-9 NGS F2F Pairs Event at Maidstone Bridge Club - Saturday 27th June

We invite you to enter Kent's second face-to-face event just for players graded 2-9 on the NGS, playing in the comfortable surroundings of

Maidstone Bridge Club. [Civil Service Club, Recreation Close, Maidstone,†Click here for a map to ME14 5AZ]† †Saturday 27th June

There will be two 18 board sessions - you can play 11am - 1.15pm† †or† †2.00pm - 4.15pm† † or both

Please bring your own lunch.† †CLICK TO ENTER

Entry fee £5 per person per 18-board session, complimentary tea or coffee and biscuits throughout.†

Last updated : 19th May 2024 08:12 BST
Swiss Pairs - Blue Pointed - Phillimore Cup - Saturday 24th July 2024
Swiss Pairs - Blue Pointed - Phillimore Cup - Saturday 24th July 2024

Sunday 14th†July 2024 - Phillimore Cup (Blue pointed Swiss pairs) 11am to approx 6pm.

Click here to enter online.† 6 x 8 board matches

As usual, 20% of entry fees for Prizes and playing in the comfortable surrounding of Tunbridge Wells Bridge Club

Last updated : 19th May 2024 08:16 BST
Results
Blue Pointed Online Swiss Pairs
Director: John Oakland
Scorer: Stephen Brown
NGS9 & below Online Duplicate
Director: Sharon Bayne
Beginners Duplicate
Director: Sharon Bayne
Calendar
1st Jun 2024
NGS9 & below Online Duplicate
BBO 2.30pm
Director: Sharon Bayne
(Info & Booking)
1st Jun 2024
Beginners Duplicate
BBO 2.45pm
Director: Sharon Bayne
(Info & Booking)
2nd Jun 2024
National Inter-County Teams Final
RealBridge
14th Jul 2024
Phillimore Cup
Tunbridge Wells Bridge Club 11am
Director: Rob Sassoon
Dick Payne

Sadly Dick passed away in the early hours of 11th May. He had been ill for some time and went rapidly downhill at the end but had Wendy, Andrew and Ruth with him. Click for Obituary

Players representing Kent in May / June 2024

GARDEN CITIES REGIONAL FINAL on 13th May:† John Hemington & John Amor, Norman Selway & Kay Preddy, Norman Inniss & Richard Creamer, Michael Collins & Stefan Syplywczak from FARNBOROUGH BRIDGE CLUB. Result: 5th / 7 teams

PACHABO on 8th/9th June:† Arnold Cup Final yet to be played

CORWEN on 15/16th June: Norman Inniss & Christine Kempton, John Amor and John Hemington, Edina Costa & Mike Rafferty,† Paul Gibbons & Sharon Bayne

ARNOLD PLATE: Congratulations to the winning team of Philip Williams, Chris Morgan, Jonathan Wittmann & Diane Rogers

SATURDAY BRIDGE 9-High
SATURDAY BRIDGE 9-High

The NS/EW winners / Howell winners get a free Saturday game. After each event a commentary on the hands is sent out to all players.

The organisers check the NGS grades via an automated check on the EBU database on Friday afternoon and would be grateful if pairs would enter by 12noon on Friday. Any entries after this time need to be manually checked and incur extra work. Many thanks

Please enter here and then register on the day (cost $3) for 1st June:†9-High@ 2.30pm

To play in Kent Saturday events† all players must either be Primary Kent members or Associate Kent Members. Click for more information or to be come an Associate Member

BEGINNERS / 7-High DUPLICATE - 12 Hands - SATURDAYS
BEGINNERS / 7-High DUPLICATE - 12 Hands - SATURDAYS

Formerly run by EBED, this Saturday afternoons will be 12 hands, 2.45pm start, 9 mins per board, $3 per player, on BBO.† † †

After each event a commentary on the hands is sent out to all players.

Ideal for players in their who completed their first year of learning bridge, or more experienced players with a NGS (National Grade Scheme) rating below about 6 or 7

The TD can be contacted via vEBU_KEN on BBO from 2.15pm

Please enter here and then register on the day (cost $3) for 1st June: Beginners 12 board duplicate (7-High)@ 2.45pm

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