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Welcome to Kent Contract Bridge Association
KCBA Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs - we encourage you to enter our first F2F event since lockdown! (Phillimore Cup)

Sunday 19th June - Phillimore Cup (blue pointed Swiss pairs) 11am to approx 6pm @ Tunbridge Wells Bridge Club

Entries may be made online (or by post) - please click here to enter online.

A two course meal between sessions is available to pre-order.

Last updated : 24th May 2022 07:39 BST
Spring Bank Holiday Congress - Improvers Pairs (NGS 9 & below)
Spring Bank Holiday Congress - Improvers Pairs (NGS 9 & below)

Saturday 4th June 2022, Improvers Pairs on BBO, as part of the EBU Online Spring Bank Holiday Congress

Open to players who are NGS 9 & below on Friday 3rd June. 

  • 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.
  • Director / Competition organisers:  Sharon Bayne, Stephen Brown, Paul Gibbons [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$.   PARTNERS REQUIRED, please submit info.

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

Last updated : 24th May 2022 07:40 BST
SATURDAY BRIDGE - SUMMER 2022
SATURDAY BRIDGE - SUMMER 2022

The Kent committee met recently. The 9-High events will continue every week. The 10am event (open to all), will take a break until the Autumn. Well done to Peter & Rose Edkins for winning the ladder. LADDER SCORES.    The NS/EW winners / Howell winners get a free Saturday game. So please enter for a BBO event

Please enter here and then register on the day (cost $3) for 28th May: 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

Last updated : 24th May 2022 08:15 BST
Players representing Kent in May / June 2022

We wish success to the following players who are representing Kent

GARDEN CITIES REGIONAL FINAL on 8th May:  Frances Connell & Gerald Soper, Ian Draper & Jeremy Willans, James Lee & Ravi Athwal, Espen and Helen Erichsen

                 They came 8th/13 in the South Heat. FULL RESULTS

NATIONAL INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE ON 15th May:   League A: Kay Preddy ( Captain) / Norman Selway,  Peter Law & Steve Autcherlonie,  John Amor & John Hemington,  Colin Wilson & Gerald Soper 

            Well done, they came first     RESULTS

CORWEN on 28/29th May: Gerald Soper & Frances Connell, Norman Inniss & Christine Kempton, Andrew Collins & Bob Jones, TBC

PACHABO on 11/12th June:   John Amor, Jonathan Chapman, Bill Charlwood & John Hemmington  TBC

 

Last updated : 24th May 2022 07:40 BST
Convention Cards using MyEBU
Convention Cards using MyEBU

The EBU has now created a facility for each player to upload system cards to their MyEBU (for use when playing online bridge)

See their instructions.  Players should go to their MyEBU then Utilities....System Cards.

You can store cards with any partner here, choose your own convention card name, and copy the link from MyEBU at any time.

[Any partnership who has already submitted a convention card for Kent competitions may of course continue to use the link they have been sent, but if they wish to update their convention card, please use the EBU facility]

Last updated : 27th Apr 2022 23:20 BST
Results
Kent Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Director: Rob Sassoon
Scorer: Stephen Brown
NGS 9-High On-line Pairs
Director: Sharon Bayne
NGS 9-High On-line Pairs
Director: Sharon Bayne
Calendar
28th May 2022
NGS 9-High On-line Pairs
BBO 2.30pm
Director: John Oakland
19th Jun 2022
Phillimore Cup - Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs (& AGM)
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
28th Jan 2023
Mitchell Salver - Club teams of 8 (Div 3)
Tunbridge Wells BC 11am
RESULTS & CONGRATULATIONS
Arnold Cup & Plate 2022
Arnold Cup & Plate 2022

Congratulations to the winners: John Amor, Jonathan Chapman, Bill Charlwood & John Hemmington. They beat Peter Law, Ian Draper, Gerald Tredinnick & J Sivayogan by 14 IMPs. TABLE

And to the winners of the Arnold Plate:  Peter Bibb, Nick Osler, Charles Mocatta, Paul Beckenham  beating Brian Crack, Shirley Goldwin, David Ellerby, Mark Rixon  TABLE

Home Counties League

The current scores can be seen at:  EBU Results | Home Counties 2022 Division A

Publicity and Social Media Officer
Publicity and Social Media Officer

The Kent Committee are looking for volunteer to join the KCBA committee as Publicity and Social Media officer. Do you have skills in this area and would like to help bridge in Kent. If so please either contact Norman Inniss (chair) or the Sharon Bayne (Secretary), or fell free to contact them for more information.