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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. 

Welcome to Lancashire Contract Bridge Association
Knockout Teams-of-Four (Entries by 31Jan21)

LCBA Knockout Teams of 4 Championship
An online BBO  knockout for Teams of four with 20 board rounds and a 24 board final. All players must be EBU members with primary allegiance to the LCBA. Teams that lose their first match will enter a Plate competition played along similar lines to the main competition. The winning team will be invited to represent the County in the Pachabo Cup to be held on 12/13 June 2021 at a venue tba. Entry Fee £20 per team by BACS. Closing date for Entries 31 January 2021. A single draw covering all rounds will be made early in February in the EBU League area and will be sent to the captains, together with the full rules of the competition.Level 4 sytems. Green Points will be awarded for each match won, in the main competition. Local Points will be awarded in the plate. Enquiries to Jeff Smith Tel: 0161 702 3773 Email jasmith@nildram.co.uk.

Account Name: Lancashire Contract Bridge Association
Bank:          Lloyds Andover
Sort Code:  30-98-97 
Account:     73560068
Reference:  Surname - 21T4

FORM
Champ Pairs Sun 7 Feb 2021
LCBA CHAMPIONSHIP PAIRS SUN 7 FEB
LCBA will be running the Green pointed Championship Pairs on Sunday 7th Feb 11am start.  This is a 2 session event 40 to 48 boards depending on entry with an all play all or as well as can be arranged. Event to be run on BBO.Note this event acts as the Corwen Qualifier and is restricted to players with first allegiance to Lancashire. Entry will be £20 per pairs. Entries and payment via the link at https://www.bridgeextra.com/lgp/lcba-cp
 
LCBA Teams of 8 Sunday 28 Feb 11am
LCBA CLUB TEAMS OF 8 SUN 28 FEB
LCBA will be running the Club Teams of 8 on Sunday 28th Feb 11am start on BBO. Entry will be £40 per team. Clubs may enter more than one team. This event acts as a qualifier to the Garden Cities Trophy. Note that If an uneven number of teams enter then there will be a sit out team each round. Entries and payment via the link at https://www.bridgeextra.com/lgp/lcba-to8

LOTL SEASON 3

Season 3 of the LCBA Online Teams League (LOTL) has now completed. Thank you to all players in the 40 teams which competed in the 5 divisions, and congratulations to the leading teams:

Division 1
Winners - Mike Tomlinson, Linda Smith, Ann Wilkins, Jeff Wilkins
Joint Runners-up - Jeff Smith, Jackie Pye, John Holland, Rodney Lighton
Joint Runners-up - Andrew Petrie, Veronica Petrie, Bill Alston, Dagmar Fazackerley, Colin Mitchell

Division 2
Winners - Kate Webb, Catherine Draper, Michael Fay, Glenn Oliver, Liz Wattleworth, Andrew Woodcock
Runners-up - Bill Niccol, Michael Ellerby, John Gladders, David Morrison, Liz Muir, Don Reid

Division 3
Winners - Zaga Mansour, Jan Speed, David Ellis, Steve Quinn, David Williams
Runners-up - John Rigby, Trisha Murray, Ken Jones, Joe Bryson

Division 4
Winners - Robert Sloss, Maggie Sloss, Ian Barnett, Tom Daniels, Ian Matthews, Alyson Brailsford
Runners-up - Trevor Mayes, Brenda Begley, David De-Andrade, Sue Ozer

Division 5
Winners - Norman Cope, Kath Lees, Ian Peel, John Spencer
Runners-up - Olwyn Johnston, Pauline Standbridge, Janet Gander, Susan Woods, Kathleen Squire

Results for each division: Div1  Div2  Div3  Div4  Div5

Collated results and tables HERE


LOTL SEASON 4

Season 4 will start on Thursday 4 February. If you do intend to play in Season 4, there is no need to let us know or to inform us of any changes to your team, UNLESS you are changing captain.  Please simply make your payment of £22 to LCBA by BACS before the start and wait for the fixtures to arrive.
Account Name: Lancashire Contract Bridge Association
Bank:          Lloyds Andover
Sort Code:  30-98-97 
Account:     73560068
Reference:  Surname - S4L

LCBA Competitions
Online Congress GP Swiss Pairs Sat 31 Oct20 £20 per pair
Online Congress GP Swiss Teams Sun 1 Nov20 £40 per team
Lancashire Online League Thu 19 Nov20 £22 per team
LCBA Online Teams of 4 By 31 Jan31 £TBA
Online Champ Pairs LCBA Allegiance Sun 7 Feb21 £20 per pairs
 Online Club Teams of 8 Sun 28 Feb21 £40 per team
Madeleine Bermey Sun 2 May21 TBA

More details and Entry Form on the Competition Online Entry page.

Calendar
Sat 23rd January 2021
National Point a Board Teams
RealBridge 11:30am
Sun 24th January 2021
National Point a Board Teams
RealBridge 11:30am
Sun 7th February 2021
Championship Pairs (LCBA primary allegiance)
BBO 11am
Sat 13th February 2021
Harrogate Spring Congress
RealBridge
Results
Lancashire Congress GP Swiss Teams
Director: Team iBex
Scorer: IDM
Lancashire Congress GP Swiss Pairs
Scorer: IDM
LCBA TEAMS OF 8
Director: Stuart Davies
Scorer: Stuart Davies