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Lancashire has a bridge club in most major towns, with several clubs having a host system to ensure visitors can get a game. Contact details, club times are on the Clubs page though you should check before attending a new club. Beginners, intermediate classes are also listed on the Clubs page. This website has details of forthcoming competitions and results. Unaffiliated clubs may become a direct member of the EBU. This entitles you to play in Lancashire competitions, be eligible for Lancashire County Teams, and attend all Lancashire Council Meetings. Lancashire CBA has a data protection policy ref LCBA Privacy Notice.pdf

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Corona Virus

Due to the current Corona Virus, the LCBA Executive has cancelled competitons and meetings for the near future. This includes cancellation of the two competitions Madeline Berney and County Cup Challenge. The Fylde & East Lancs league have been suspended while the Wainwright Cup is cancelled. The Teams of 4 competions have also been suspended till further notice. We will need to reassess any plans for the AGM, Presidents Cup or Northern bridge league at this time as advice and circumstances changes. 

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Richmond BP Swiss Teams 9th May 2021

Congratulation to Jackie Pye / John Holland who shared 1st place in the six round of 6 boards Richmond Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs Competition on Sunday 9 May 2021. There were 72 pairs taking part.

Northern Garden Cities Regional Final 8thMay2021

Hard luck to the Preston team in the Northern Garden Cities Regional Final. They finiished 5th with four teams qualifying for the Final.

NEBA GP Swiss Teams 18 Apr 2021

Congratulations to Jeff & Ann Wilkins, Mike Tomlinson & Linda Smith who won the North East Bridge Association Green Pointed Swiss Teams on 18th April 2021. After a narrow defeat 9-11 in Match 1, they won all their remaining 7 board matches.

LCBA Teams of 4 Final

LCBA Teams of 4 Final

The winners of the LCBA Knockout Teams of 4 final were Jeremy Stanforth's team of John Dearing, Bill Alston and Colin Mitchell, who defeated Brian Irlam's team of John Spencer, Paul Hepworth and Rick Bentley. The match, played on 4th May, had plenty of big swings with the final result being 62-51 imps.

The winners will now represent Lancashire in the Pachabo Cup competition on the weekend of 12/13th June, to be played on Realbridge.

Madeleine Berney 30th May 2021 at 11am

A two session Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs event to be held on Sunday 30 May 2021 starting at 11am on BBO

Please put in your entry using the link below.

Madeline Berney Swiss Pairs – iBEX (bridgeextra.com)

 

Entry Fee £16 per pair
Enquiries to: Mike Tomlinson, 65 Westwood Road, Burnley BB12 0HR Email: mike9.tomlinson@hotmail.co.uk  Tel: 07391 468820
Prizes: Dependent on the number of entries.
Master points to County Scale for top half of the field
Permissable Systems and Conventions: Level 4
General Conditions: All players must be EBU members.

LOTL Season 5

The Lancashire Online Teams League Season 5 starts on Thursday 15th April and will run until Thursday 10th June. This season we have 36 teams split into 4 divisions with 9 teams in each. The fixtures and latest results can be found here: Div1   Div2   Div3   Div4 A simplified view of all the latest results and league tables can be found by clicking HERE. A document containing further information regarding the LOTL can be found by clicking HERE. If you intend to play in Season 5 but have not yet paid, simply make your payment of £22 to LCBA by BACS as soon as possible:
Account Name: Lancashire Contract Bridge Association
Bank:          Lloyds Andover
Sort Code:  30-98-97 
Account:     73560068
Reference:  Captains Surname - S5L

LOTL Players' Survey

The recent LOTL survey is now closed.  A summary of findings can be found by clicking HERE.

LCBA Teams of 8 Sunday 28 February
LCBA ran the Club Teams of 8 on Sunday 28th Feb start on BBO. 12 teams took part. The winners were Preston (A Lum/J Brearley, A Petrie/B Alston, D Hilton/D Fazackerley, M Tomlinson/L Smith). Second were Bolton A and third Brierfield. Full results in the Results area..Preston qualify to represent Lancashire in the Garden Cities Regional Final on Saturday 8th May 2021.
Champ Pairs Sun 7 Feb 2021
There were 18 pairs at the the Green pointed Championship Pairs on Sunday 7th Feb 11am start.  The winners were Mike Nicholson & Des King, with second place Mike Tomlinson/Linda Smith,  3rd John Dearing/Jeremy Stanforth  and 4th Michael Fay/Stuart Clarke. These pairs now qualify to play in the Corwen Qualifier on June 5th/6th 2021 either live or online. The event was ably run by Sarah Amos and the Ibex team. Full results on Results page.
Latest Ongoing Results

LCBA Team of 4 Cup Results 2021

LCBA Team of 4 Plate Results 2021

LCBA Online Teams League
Div1   Div2   Div3   Div4

 

LCBA Competitions
Madeleine Bermey Blue Pointed Sun 30 May21 £16 per pair
LOTL Season 5 Thu 15 Apr 21 £22 per team
Calendar
Sat 15th May 2021
National Swiss Teams
BBO
Sun 16th May 2021
National Swiss Teams
BBO
Sun 23rd May 2021
Merseyside & Cheshire One Day Pairs (John Armstrong)
RealBridge 11am
Link to Entry: https://www.bridgewebs.com/merseysidecheshire/#home_1
Sun 30th May 2021
Madeleine Berney
BBO 11am
Results
LCBA Club Teams of 8
Scorer: Mitch
Championship Pairs (LCBA primary allegiance)
Director: iBex
Scorer: Mitch
Lancashire Congress GP Swiss Teams
Director: Team iBex
Scorer: IDM