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Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 20th February 2019

Results
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Dates for your Diary

Note Change of Venue:  Monday 4th March and Wednesday 6th March – we are playing in the Clayton Hotel

 

North-West Regional Presidents Prize (Ann McGivney)

Sunday 10th March – Bush Hotel Carrick on Shannon at 5 O’Clock – Prizes for all grades (including Novices)

Entries in advance to John McCrohan 087-2422945

Beneficiaries:  North West Hospice and Roscommon Hospice

 

Acol and Phoenix Annual Charity Drive – Wednesday 13th March in the Southern Hotel at 7.30 p.m.

IBU Inter-County Teams Final Sat & Sun 9th and 10th March Cavan Crystal Hotel

National Pairs Final Sat & Sun 23rd and 24th March Hodson Bay Hotel

National Teams Final Sat & Sun 27th and 28th April Hodson Bay Hotel

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Started: 17 hours ago

Junior Camrose (under 26) and Peggy Bayer (under 21) – Belfast – Friday 15th to Sunday 17th February 2019

The Junior Camrose (under 26) is contested by England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland and the CBAI.  Each team will play 2 x 16 board matches against the other 5 teams (10 rounds)

The Peggy Bayer Trophy (under 21) is contested by England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.  Each of the 4 teams will play 3 x 16 board matches against the other 3 teams (9 rounds)

Peggy Bayer NIBU 2019 (FOB) – Final Result

Peggy Bayer NIBU 2019 (FOB) – Butler Rankings

Junior Camrose NIBU 2019 (FOB) – Final Result

Junior Camrose NIBU 2019 (FOB) – Butler Rankings

Meet the Players,         The players and their Convention Cards,            Regulations

Junior Camrose (Full Details and much more)

Peggy Bayer (Full Details and much more)

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Keep Bridge Alive

The University of Stirling has launched the international ‘Keep Bridge Alive’ CrowdFunder to establish the Sociology of Bridge and to communicate messages about the benefits of bridge beyond the bridge world.  This emerging academic field explores interactions within the mind sport, well-being, healthy ageing and social connection as experienced in the bridge community.  The key goals of this research are to transform the image of bridge, to increase participation and enhance the sustainability of the mind sport.

The Keep Bridge Alive (KBA) campaign aims to attract new players to our game via innovative and collaborative approaches (including targeted resources aimed at children, young people, families as well as policy-makers, employers and teachers). Keep Bridge Alive is about taking action to share best practice, pool resources and develop an evidence-base to re-brand and grow the bridge world. This as an excellent opportunity to do something different and create momentum for change within the bridge community.

A5 Bridge KBA Leaflet,    Bridge KBA poster digital,    Keep Bridge Alive! donation form (2019)

More information  https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/u5c0e5e7810869

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CBAI Holmes Wilson – National Swiss Teams Championship – 9th & 10th February 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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CBAI Novice and Intermediate Congress – Athlone – 15th-17th February 2019

Intermediate  Teams  Live  Result

Intermediate Teams:  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (25 Teams)

 

Mixed Pairs:  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (9 Tables)

Gala Pairs:  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (12.5 Tables)

Intermediate ‘A’ Pairs – Session 1 :  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (27.5 Tables)

Intermediate ‘A’ Pairs – Session 2 :  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (27.5 Tables)

Intermediate ‘A’ Pairs – Final Result, S2 Hand Records and Personal Records (27.5 Tables)

Intermediate ‘B’ Pairs – Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (14.5 Tables)

Novice Pairs:  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (6 Tables)

Open Pairs (Saturday Afternoon):  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (8 Tables)

Open Pairs (Sunday Afternoon):  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (3.5 Tables)

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Started: 1 week ago

Acol Bridge Club – Sonny Bree (Hi-Lo) Monday 18th February 2019

Sonny Bree Cup (Hi-Lo) (14.5 Tables)

Results

Section B (7 Tables)

Results

Combined Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Started: 1 week ago

Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 13th February 2019

Valentine Individual Championship (14 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Valentine Pairs  (6.5 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Garden Club – Thursday 14th February 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Started: 1 week ago

Acol Bridge Club – Monday 11th February 2019

Section A (10 Tables)
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Section B (15 Tables)
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Both Section Combined (25 Tables)
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Started: 1 week ago

CBAI Holmes Wilson – National Swiss Teams Championship – 9th & 10th February 2019 – Tullow

Started: 2 weeks ago

Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 6th February 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Carraroe Bridge Club – Wednesday 6th February 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Commentary on the Hands

National Leaderboard

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Garden Club – Thursday 7th February 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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North-West Regional Team of Four Qualifier Sunday 3rd February in the Gateway Hotel, Swinford.   

Master Result (6 Teams)

Inter ‘A’ Result (6 Teams)

Inter ‘B’ Result (4 Teams)

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inal Sat & Sun 27th and 28th April Hodson Bay Hotel

 

57th Yeats Country Congress – Fri-Sun 7th to 9th June – Radisson Blu Hotel Sligo

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16th Annual Bridge Holiday to Lanzarote – Click here for full details.

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Started: 2 weeks ago

Acol Bridge Club – Monday 4th February 2019

Started: 3 weeks ago

Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 30th January 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Garden Club – Thursday 31st January 2019

Results and Personal Records

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Started: 3 weeks ago

Acol Bridge Club – Monday 28th January 2019

Section A
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Section B
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Gillian Ballantyne RIP

We are sorry to hear of the passing of our dear friend Gillian Ballantyne, former President of the North West Region and Chief Open Pairs Tournament Director at the Yeats Country Bridge Congress for over 20 years.  May Gillian’s gentle soul rest in peace.

We extend our deepest sympathies to her loving husband Frank and her brother, Chris (UK), sisters, Carol (UK) and Barbara (Belfast), brothers-in-law, sisters –in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family and many friends.

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Started: 4 weeks ago

Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Garden Club – Thursday 24th January 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Started: 4 weeks ago

Acol Bridge Club – Monday 21st January 2019

Section A (Team of Four)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Section B

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Started: 1 month ago

Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 16th January 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Garden Club – Thursday 17th January 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Started: 1 month ago

National Mens and Womens Weekend – (Clane) 12th and 13th January 2019

Started: 1 month ago

Acol Bridge Club Monday 14th January 2019 – (Declarer Play Night)

Started: 1 month ago

Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 9th January 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Interesting Boards

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Garden Club – Thursday 10th January 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Started: 1 month ago

Acol Bridge Club – Monday 9th January 2018

Section A

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Section B

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Both Sections Combined

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Charity Bridge Drive in aid of Northwest SPCA, this Sun 13th January, 5pm, Gateway Hotel, Swinford. All welcome

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Sligo Burke Trophy Qualifier will take place on Monday week 21st January in the Southern Hotel at 7.30 p.m.  All Welcome.

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Started: 1 month ago

CAMROSE 2019 (organised by WBU and EBU)

Camrose Results 2019 First weekend WBU

Full Details available here

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Mai Neary RIP

(Retired lecturing staff at St. Angela’s College, Sligo) January 3rd 2019, peacefully, in the care of the staff at Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Boyle.   Sadly missed by her sister Ita, sister-in-law Dorothy, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and many friends.  Rest in Peace

Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, from 4.00pm on Friday January 4th. Removal at 5.30pm on Friday to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection at 2.00pm on Saturday, January 5th. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.

Angela Raftery RIP

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in the care of the staff at North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Dearly loved wife of Brian and mother of Gillian, Brian (jnr) and Louise. Predeceased by her brothers John and Dermot. Sadly missed by her loving husband and family, brother Jim, sons-in-law Pat and David, daughter-in-law Anette, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, adored grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and many friends.  Rest in Peace.

Reposing at the home of her daughter Louise at Ballyweelin, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo, from 3.00pm to 6.00pm on Sunday January 6th. Home private to family at all other times. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Monday January 7th in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice Fund c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.

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Started: 2 months ago

Phoenix Christmas Game – Wednesday 19th December 2018

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to our members and friends – Bridge Resumes on Monday 7th January 2019.

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We extend our deepest sympathies to Eamon Gaughan on the passing of his mother Ita Gaughan (Dublin).  May she Rest in Peace.

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Started: 2 months ago

Acol Bridge Club – Monday 17th December 2018

Started: 2 months ago

Tralee International Congress – 14th-16th December 2018

Click here for Congress Brochure

 

CONGRESS  TEAMS

Congress Teams Results, Hand Records and Personal Records  (10 Teams)

 

Congress Pairs Results

Congress Pairs Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – First Session  (9.5 Tables)

Congress Pairs Overall Results, Second Session Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Intermediate Pairs Results

Intermediate Pairs Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – First Session  (7 tables)

Intermediate Pairs Overall Results, Second Session Hand Records and Personal Records

 

 

Open Pairs Results

 

Friday Night Gala Pairs Results, Hand Records and Personal Records  (15 Tables)

Saturday Afternoon Open Pairs Results, Hand Records and Personal Records  (5.5 Tables)

Saturday Night Open Pairs Results, Hand Records and Personal Records  (4.5 Tables)

Sunday Afternoon Open Pairs Results, Hand Records and Personal Records  (4.5 Tables)

Sunday Night Charity Open Pairs Results, Hand Records and Personal Records  (8 Tables)

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AODHAN O’HIGGINS RIP

We send our deepest sympathies to Patricia O’Higgins on the passing of her husband Aodhan – one of the most gifted, passionate and caring teachers ever to grace the profession.

Funeral Arrangements:  Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 3.00 to 4.30 pm on Sunday, December 16th.  Mass of the Resurrection at 12.00 noon on Monday, December 17th in St. Patrick’s Church, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. HOUSE PRIVATE. No flowers, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Irish Wheelchair Association c/o Seán Feehily Funeral Services, Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.

“Leaba i measc na naomh go raibh aige”

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Started: 2 months ago

Acol-Phoenix Christmas Party Wednesday 12th December 2018

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Acol Bridge Club – the second last game of the year takes place this coming Monday night in the Southern Hotel at 7.30 p.m.    To keep with the spirit of Christmas – the prizes will be vouchers for Turkeys, Hams and Chocolates and Wines.  All Welcome.  It seems the last game takes place on Wednesday night at 7.30….if you need a partner just say the word.

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Started: 2 months ago

Acol Bridge Club – Monday 10th December 2018

Section A
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Section B
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Both Sections Combined

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Brian Crummy RIP

We are all very saddened to learn of the passing of one of our long standing members – Brian Crummy.  We remember with fondness Brian’s wit, sense of humour and charm and his masterful command of the spoken word.  Back in the day when a Bridge party really was a Bridge party, no evening was complete without Brian’s extra special talent – his magical singing voice – and his rendition of the ‘Woods of Gortnamona’ still warms our hearts.  May he Rest in Peace.  We extend our deepest sympathies to Dolores and Rena.
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Started: 2 months ago

CBAI Master Swiss Pairs – Dublin Saturday and Sunday – 8th and 9th December 2018 (54.5 Tables)

4 matches of 7 boards per session.  Butler Scoring (Imps converted to Victory Points)

Master Pairs 2018 Final Result

All the board details and much much more 

Or if you prefer Bridgwebs

 

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Started: 3 months ago

Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 5th December 2018

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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The Garden Club – Thursday 6th December 2018

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Jackie Healy Memorial Drive Tuesday 27th November in Summerhill College

Gemma Healy and Phelim O’Doherty would like to say a big ‘Thank You’ to all who attended the ’25’ game or the ‘Bridge’ game or who contributed money or helped out in any way to another very successful night.  Gemma and Phelim are happy to report that €1075 has been raised to be divided amongst two worthy charities Sligo Hospice and Pieta House.  Your support was very much appreciated.

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Started: 3 months ago

Acol Bridge Club – Monday 3rd December 2018

Section A
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Section B

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Started: 3 months ago

NORTH-WEST REGION CBAI – Regional Pairs – Sunday 2nd December

 Summary of Final Results

 

Master Section (8 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Intermediate ‘A’ Section (7 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Intermediate ‘B’ Section (5 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

All Sections Combined (20 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Started: 3 months ago

Ireland qualify for Bridge World Cup

Our Irish Senior team of Nick FitzGibbon, Adam Mesbur, Micheal O’Briain, Padraig O’Briain, Ranald Milne and B.J. O’Brien (NPC Derek O’Gorman) have finished in fourth place in the European Championships in Ostend and in so doing have qualified for the D’Orsi Cup to be held  in China in 2019.  This is an outstanding achievement and we are all proud of their success.  Well done to all.  The top three places went to France, Sweden and Poland.

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Started: 8 months ago

Yeats Country Bridge Congress 8th – 10th June 2018

A big ‘Thank You’ to all of you who came and played in our congress or supported us in any way.  As well as being the last Congress in the CBAI season it was once again the biggest Congress of the year. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and we hope you enjoyed your stay with us.  Well done to all the prizewinners and a special thank you to our hard working committee who have already started planning next year’s 57th Annual Congress.  Hopefully we will see you all back here again next year.

Chairman:  Jim Sproule

Administration:  Mairead Basquille, Frank Goodwin, Declan Gallagher, Assumpta Kelly and Kelsey Henry.

Hospitality:  Margaret Dowd, Mary Kilfeather, Kathleen Maher and Gladys Sheridan.

Setup:  Tommy Banks, Tom Byrne, Dave Flanagan, Ronnie Kelly, Pat Lyons, Jim O’Malley, John Scanlon and Robert Wallace.

Tournament Directors:  Gillian Ballantyne, Eileen O’Connor and Diarmuid Reddan.

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Click here for list of all the Prizewinners

 

Mixed Pairs Championship (25 Tables)

Results. Hand Records a Personal Records

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Gala Open Pairs (44 Tables)

Results. Hand Records a Personal Records

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Congress Pairs Result (32.5 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – First Session

Overall Result, and Second Session Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Intermediate A Pairs Result (23 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – First Session

Overall Result, and Second Session Hand Records and Personal Records

Inter B & Novice Pairs Result (19.5 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – First Session

Overall Result, and Second Session Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Congress Teams Result (38 Teams)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Open Pairs – Saturday Afternoon (15 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Open Pairs – Saturday Night (19 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Open Pairs – Sunday Morning A (13 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Open Pairs – Sunday Morning B (13 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Open Pairs – Sunday Afternoon (20 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Beginner Pairs – Saturday Night (2 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Follow our Irish Women and Men playing in the various European Championship events currently taking place in Ostend Belgium.

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Started: 9 months ago

Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 20th February 2019

Results
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Dates for your Diary

Note Change of Venue:  Monday 4th March and Wednesday 6th March – we are playing in the Clayton Hotel

 

North-West Regional Presidents Prize (Ann McGivney)

Sunday 10th March – Bush Hotel Carrick on Shannon at 5 O’Clock – Prizes for all grades (including Novices)

Entries in advance to John McCrohan 087-2422945

Beneficiaries:  North West Hospice and Roscommon Hospice

 

Acol and Phoenix Annual Charity Drive – Wednesday 13th March in the Southern Hotel at 7.30 p.m.

IBU Inter-County Teams Final Sat & Sun 9th and 10th March Cavan Crystal Hotel

National Pairs Final Sat & Sun 23rd and 24th March Hodson Bay Hotel

National Teams Final Sat & Sun 27th and 28th April Hodson Bay Hotel

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Junior Camrose (under 26) and Peggy Bayer (under 21) – Belfast – Friday 15th to Sunday 17th February 2019

The Junior Camrose (under 26) is contested by England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland and the CBAI.  Each team will play 2 x 16 board matches against the other 5 teams (10 rounds)

The Peggy Bayer Trophy (under 21) is contested by England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.  Each of the 4 teams will play 3 x 16 board matches against the other 3 teams (9 rounds)

Peggy Bayer NIBU 2019 (FOB) – Final Result

Peggy Bayer NIBU 2019 (FOB) – Butler Rankings

Junior Camrose NIBU 2019 (FOB) – Final Result

Junior Camrose NIBU 2019 (FOB) – Butler Rankings

Meet the Players,         The players and their Convention Cards,            Regulations

Junior Camrose (Full Details and much more)

Peggy Bayer (Full Details and much more)

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Keep Bridge Alive

The University of Stirling has launched the international ‘Keep Bridge Alive’ CrowdFunder to establish the Sociology of Bridge and to communicate messages about the benefits of bridge beyond the bridge world.  This emerging academic field explores interactions within the mind sport, well-being, healthy ageing and social connection as experienced in the bridge community.  The key goals of this research are to transform the image of bridge, to increase participation and enhance the sustainability of the mind sport.

The Keep Bridge Alive (KBA) campaign aims to attract new players to our game via innovative and collaborative approaches (including targeted resources aimed at children, young people, families as well as policy-makers, employers and teachers). Keep Bridge Alive is about taking action to share best practice, pool resources and develop an evidence-base to re-brand and grow the bridge world. This as an excellent opportunity to do something different and create momentum for change within the bridge community.

A5 Bridge KBA Leaflet,    Bridge KBA poster digital,    Keep Bridge Alive! donation form (2019)

More information  https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/u5c0e5e7810869

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CBAI Holmes Wilson – National Swiss Teams Championship – 9th & 10th February 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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CBAI Novice and Intermediate Congress – Athlone – 15th-17th February 2019

Intermediate  Teams  Live  Result

Intermediate Teams:  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (25 Teams)

 

Mixed Pairs:  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (9 Tables)

Gala Pairs:  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (12.5 Tables)

Intermediate ‘A’ Pairs – Session 1 :  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (27.5 Tables)

Intermediate ‘A’ Pairs – Session 2 :  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (27.5 Tables)

Intermediate ‘A’ Pairs – Final Result, S2 Hand Records and Personal Records (27.5 Tables)

Intermediate ‘B’ Pairs – Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (14.5 Tables)

Novice Pairs:  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (6 Tables)

Open Pairs (Saturday Afternoon):  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (8 Tables)

Open Pairs (Sunday Afternoon):  Results, Hand Records and Personal Records (3.5 Tables)

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Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 6th February 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Carraroe Bridge Club – Wednesday 6th February 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Commentary on the Hands

National Leaderboard

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Garden Club – Thursday 7th February 2019

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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North-West Regional Team of Four Qualifier Sunday 3rd February in the Gateway Hotel, Swinford.   

Master Result (6 Teams)

Inter ‘A’ Result (6 Teams)

Inter ‘B’ Result (4 Teams)

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inal Sat & Sun 27th and 28th April Hodson Bay Hotel

 

57th Yeats Country Congress – Fri-Sun 7th to 9th June – Radisson Blu Hotel Sligo

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16th Annual Bridge Holiday to Lanzarote – Click here for full details.

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Acol Bridge Club – Monday 28th January 2019

Section A
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Section B
Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Gillian Ballantyne RIP

We are sorry to hear of the passing of our dear friend Gillian Ballantyne, former President of the North West Region and Chief Open Pairs Tournament Director at the Yeats Country Bridge Congress for over 20 years.  May Gillian’s gentle soul rest in peace.

We extend our deepest sympathies to her loving husband Frank and her brother, Chris (UK), sisters, Carol (UK) and Barbara (Belfast), brothers-in-law, sisters –in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family and many friends.

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