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SUNDAY 22ND SEPT
at Poulton Bridge club is the annual Mixed pairs starting at 11am. Entries can be made via LCBA website to Jeremy Stanforth or jeremy@stanforth.net 
This event is just £10 to enter, tea and coffee provided throughout the day and people are requested to bring a packed lunch so that a short break can be held between sessions. For this event players from other counties may enter but must pay a £2 fee to register second allegiance to the county.
 
SAT 26th OCT LCBA Green pointed SwissPairs
SUN 27th OCT LCBA Green pointed Swiss Teams
Both events held this year at Preston Bridge club starting at 11am Tea and coffee provided free throughout both days. No food provided so please bring a packed lunch so that a short break can be held on both days.
 
Swiss Pair and teams are only £15 per person. This is the cheapest green pointed events you will find any where in this part of the country so please come out and support these events so that the bTournament secretary can report back to the LCBA committee that by keeping cost down we are increasing numbers and then hopefully prices can stay low !!
 
The entries for Swiss pairs and team come to me and again can go through the LCBA website or direct to me and payment on the day is OK.
 
Entries to: Mike Tomlinson, 65 Westwood Road, Burnley BB12 0HR Email: mike9.tomlinson@hotmail.co.uk  Tel: 07391 468820

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Lancashire has a bridge club in most major towns, with several clubs have a host system to ensure you 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. The website has details of forthcoming competitions and results. If your club is not affiliated you 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

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Competition Online Entry
LCBA Mixed Pairs (Sun 22 Sep 2019)

LCBA Mixed Pairs Championship

(Holders: Ian Kane & Barbara Eastabrook)

A two session pairs event held at Poulton Bridge Club. 10 Blackpool Old Road, Poulton-Le-Fylde FY6 7DH
(Tel 01253 884844) on Sunday 22 September 2019 starting at 11am

Entry Fee £10 per player (juniors £5). Bring your own Food.
Entries to: Jeremy Stanforth, 62 Cartmel Road, Lytham, St Annes, Lancs FY8 1DF Email: jeremy@stanforth.f9.co.uk Tel: 07775 974704
Prizes: Dependent on the number of entries.07775974704
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 affiliated to the LCBA.  Non LCBA primary members may pay a £2 fee for LCBA secondary membership.

FORM
Knockout Teams-of-Four (Entries by 30Sep19)

LCBA Knockout Teams of 4 Championship

(Cup Holders: A & V Petrie, A Lum & D Costich, I Edwards)
( Plate Holders: S & N Woodcock, B Carr & S Clarke)

A knockout for Teams of four with 24 board rounds and a 32 board final. Teams that lose their first match will enter a Plate competition played along similar lines to the main competition.

Entry Fee £28 per team of 4,5 or 6 players, only four of whom may play in any one match.
Entries by 30 September 2019 to: Jeff Smith, 28 Windsor Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 0FF Tel: 0161 702 3773 Email jasmith@nildram.co.uk
Cheques payable to: LCBA
Master points Green Points will be awarded for each match won, in the main competition. Local Points will be awarded in the plate.
Prizes: The winners will hold the Blackburn Bridge Club Cup for one year and there will be money prizes for the winners and runners up in the main competition and for the winners of the Plate competition.
Permissable Systems and Conventions: Level 4
General Conditions:
1 All players must be EBU members with primary allegiance to the LCBA
2 Unless the away captain agrees otherwise, all matches shall be played within the LCBA area.
3 No person may play for more than one team.
4 A single draw covering all rounds will be made early in October and will be sent to the captains, together with the full rules of the competition.

Pachabo: The winning team will be invited to represent the County in the Pachabo Cup to be held on 6/7 June 2020 at a venue tba. The entry fee will be paid by the LCBA.

FORM
LCBA Congress GP Swiss Pairs (Sat 26 Oct 2019) Preston BC

LCBA Congress Swiss Pairs For The Douglas Trophy

(Holders: Gary Hyett & Alan Cooke)

A two session swiss pairs event held at Preston Bridge Club, St Walburges Garden, Weston Street, Preston
(Tel 01772 720060)
on Saturday 26 October 2019 starting at 11am. 

Entry Fee £15 per person (does not include meal)
Entries 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 Green Pointed
Permissable Systems and Conventions: Level 4
General Conditions: All players must be EBU members.

FORM
LCBA Congress GP Swiss Teams (Sun 27 Oct 2019) Preston BC

LCBA Congress Swiss Teams For The Southport Bowl

(Holders: D King & M Nicholson, S Norris & R Greenhalgh)

A two session swiss teams event held at Preston Bridge Club, St Walburges Garden, Weston Street, Preston
(Tel 01772 720060)
on Sunday 27 October 2019 starting at 11am

Entry Fee £15 per person (does not include meal)
Entries 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 Green Pointed
Permissable Systems and Conventions: Level 4
General Conditions: All players must be EBU members.

FORM
LCBA Butler Pairs (Sat 18 Jan 2020) Preston BC

(Holders: Mike Tomlinson & Jeremy Stanforth)

A Two session Blue Pointed Butler Pairs event held at Preston Bridge Club, St Walburges Garden, Weston Street, Preston
(Tel 01772 720060) on Saturday 18 January 2020 starting at 11:00am

Entry Fee £10 per player (juniors £5) does not include meal
Entries to: Jeffrey Smith, 28 Windsor Road, Prestwich M25 0FF jasmith@nildram.co.uk Tel 0161 702 3773
Prizes: Dependent on the number of entries.
Master points Blue Points will be awarded - the number depending on the entry.
Permissable Systems and Conventions: Level 4
General Conditions:

1 Both partners must be EBU members (because its Blue Pointed and hence Licensed Event)
2 Assuming sufficient entries, the event will be played as a two session near all-play-all event (around 2 x 24 board sessions).

 

FORM

Postings/Entries will appear here, but none currently posted !!
LCBA Championship Pairs (Sun 2 Feb 2020)

LCBA Championship Pairs for the Robinson Salver

(Holders: John Dearing & Jeremy Stanforth)

A two session pairs event held at Bolton Bridge Club. 4 Chorley Old Road, Bolton, BL1 3AA
(Tel 01204 526484) on Sunday 2 February 2020 starting at 1:30pm

Entry Fee £20 per player (juniors £10) including meal
Entries 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 awarded depending on the number of pairs entering (see 3 below)
Permissable Systems and Conventions: Level 4
General Conditions:

1 Both partners must be EBU members with primary allegiance to the LCBA
2 Assuming sufficient entries, the event will be played as a two session quali final. 14 pairs will qualify for the all-play-all final. The remaining pairs will qualify for the secondary final. There will be a carry forward score from the 1st session of approximately 50%. If entries are low, then it will be run as an all-play-through.
3 Green Points will be awarded - the number depending on the entry. 
Corwen: the leading four pairs will be eligible to play in the Corwen trophy.
Entry Fee will be paid by LCBA

FORM

Postings/Entries will appear here, but none currently posted !!
Club Teams of 8 (Sun 23 Feb 2020)

Club Teams-of-8 Championship

(Holders 2018: Preston BC)

A multiple Teams-of-8 competition held at Bury Athaneum Club, Moss St, Bury BL9 0DF (Tel 0161 764 4518)
on Sunday 23rd February 2020 starting at 11am (with an early finish)

Entry Fee £48 per team (please note that a meal is not included - bring your own food)
Entries to: Mike Tomlinson, 65 Westwood Road, Burnley BB12 0HR Email: mike9.tomlinson@hotmail.co.uk  Tel: 07391 468820

Cheques payable to LCBA
Prizes: The winning club will hold the Holborn Trophy for one year and will have the fee paid for entry to the Garden Cities Trophy event.
Master points will be awarded to County Scale
Permissable Systems and Conventions: Level 4
General Conditions:
1 Each team will have just eight players all of whom must be EBU members and belong to the same LCBA-Affiliated club.
2 More than one team may be entered from a club. If there are space constraints, second and subsequent entries will be admitted on a first come first served basis.
3 Entries should arrive by 3 February 2020. Late entries may be accepted if space permits.

Garden Cities: The winning club will be entitled to represent the County in the Garden Cities Trophy held at Bradford Bridge Club. The entry fee will be paid by the LCBA.

FORM

Postings/Entries will appear here, but none currently posted !!
Madeleine Berney Swiss Pairs (Sun 3 May 2020)

Madeleine Berney Swiss Pairs

(Holders: Don Hilton & Andrew Petrie)

A two session pairs Swiss event held at Preston Bridge Club, St Walburges Garden, Weston Street, Preston
(Tel 01772 720060)
on Sunday 3 May 2020 starting at 11am

Entry Fee £14 per player (juniors £7) does not include meal
Entries 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.

FORM

Postings/Entries will appear here, but none currently posted !!