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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?  

INFORMATION
BRIDGE TEACHER TRAINING

Chris Lohan is running another Teacher Training course in Faversham on February 29th and March 1st. 5 out of the 10 places have already been filled so any potential participant should contact Lisa Miller at the EBU sooner rather than later. Note: each EBU club gets a free place every 2 years

SURROUNDING COUNTY EVENTS
Blue Point Events 2020

Kent Phillimore Swiss Pairs - Sunday 28th June

Surrey - Sunday 28th June

Surrey - Monday 31st August

Tyler Hill Bridge Club - 19th September 

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UPCOMING EVENTS
KCBA One Day Green Pointed Swiss Pairs

The KCBA's green pointed Swiss Pairs is being held at Tunbridge Wells BC on Sunday 8th 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 here to download an entry form. Sue Parkins is Competitions Secretary for this event.

Last updated : 31st Jan 2020 15:48 GMT
The Larsky Cup - Semifinals & qualifiers
The Larsky Cup - Semifinals & qualifiers

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

The club heat stage is now over. Many clubs held heats on normal club nights. Any pair gaining 50% or more has qualified for one of the semifinals (26 board event) and can choose from: 

     Farnborough Monday 3rd February - 6 pairs certain to qualify (7th depends on number of pairs in each semifinal - 31pairs competed at Farnborough). 

     Maidstone Tuesday 11th February 7:25pm [VenueCivil Service Club, Recreation Close, ME14 5AZ] 6 pairs certain to qualify (7th qualifier depends on number of pairs in each semifinal, but 99% likely - 30 pairs completed at Maidstone). Well done to the following: 

Pos Players Score
%
Master
Points
1
Richard Sissons & Jenny Kendall (invite declined)
65.66 180
2
Mel Conquest & John Mills
61.68 162
3
Dean Mortlock & Andrew Collins
59.48 144
4
Paul Gibbons & Sharon Bayne
59.34 126
5=
Tony Walker & Jennifer Gentle
58.38 99
5=
Jane Hargraves & Alex Gibb
58.38 99
7
Tom Smith & Mike Penney 
57.28 72

    

     Tunbridge Wells Wednesday 19th February 7:30pm [Venue40 London Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1DL - note no parking allowed in club car park even for club members (car park is reserved for those playing in CLUB duplicate), please park on road6 pairs certain to qualify (7th depends on number of pairs in each semifinal - 28 pairs expected at Tunbridge Wells).

     Tyler Hill Sunday 23rd February 2:30pm [Venue: Memorial Hall, Summer Lane, Summer Hill, Tyler Hill, Nr Canterbury. CT2 9NJ 5 pairs certain to qualify (6th depends on number of pairs in each semifinal - 22 pairs expected at Tyler Hill).

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 (in proportion to the size of each semifinal) for the final being held at the Maidstone Civil Service Club on Saturday 21st March at 1.30pm. Those who qualify will be emailed by Stephen Brown, and are listed above.

Last updated : 12th Feb 2020 12:01 GMT
George Griffiths - Seniors Pairs

Kent's Seniors Pairs - TWBC Sunday 5th April 2020

Open to all KCBA primary and associate members born in or before 1958, only £13 per player with an optional two course lunch available to book in advance for £11.

Starting at 11am with an approx finishing time of 6pm.  Chief TD: Paul Gibbons.   Competitions Secretary for this event is Sue Parkins.

Please click here to enter online.  If you prefer to download an entry form please click here.

Last updated : 31st Jan 2020 15:49 GMT
KCBA One Day Green Pointed Swiss Teams

The KCBA's green pointed Swiss teams is being held at Tunbridge Wells BC on Sunday 17th 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. Sue Parkins is Competitions Secretary for this event.

Last updated : 31st Jan 2020 15:49 GMT
Results
Larsky Semifinal - Maidstone
Director: Stephen Brown
Larsky Semifinal - Farnborough
Director: Stephen Brown
Corbett Plate - Club Teams of 8 (Div 2)
Director: Paul Gibbons, Sharon Bayne
Corbett Cup - Club Teams of 8 (Div 1)
Director: Paul Gibbons, Sharon Bayne
Mitchell Salver - Club teams of 8 (Div 3)
Director: Stephen Brown, Jan Johnson
Calendar
19th Feb 2020
Larsky Semifinal - Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells 7:20pm
Director: Stephen Brown
23rd Feb 2020
Larsky Semifinal - Tyler Hill
Tyler Hill 14:20
Director: Paul Gibbons
8th Mar 2020
Green Pointed Swiss Pairs
Tunbridge Wells BC 11:00am
Director: Nicole Barclay, Diane Rogers, John Oakland
 Click for more information
15th Mar 2020
Green Point National Pairs Heat
Tyler Hill Bridge Club
 Click for more information
21st Mar 2020
Larsky Cup Final - Pairs Championship
Maidstone Civil Service Club 1:30 pm
Director: Geoff Smith
KENT CLUB EVENTS
RESULTS & CONGRATULATIONS
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