CBAI Master Pairs – Session 3 starts at 1 O’Clock (Sunday 6th December)

You will find us under ‘Competitive’ – ‘All Tournaments’ – and then in the ‘search box’ type in ‘CBAI’.  Then REGISTER for the event – You can register anytime after 11 a.m.

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Leaderboard after 10 Rounds of Qualification

Board Details

Link to BBO Data

Session 3 tomorrow (Sunday) 1.00 p.m. until 4.30 p.m.  This third session will be divided into Final A (top 30 pairs from the qualification stage) and Final B (remaining 52 pairs) – you carry one quarter of your score from the qualification stage into the final session.  This third session will be as before i.e.  5 x 6 board matches imp scoring (swiss).  You will need to register for your correct final anytime after 11 a.m. – your entry fee has already been collected so there is no further charge for Session 3.

Swiss Pairs using imp scoring – 5×6 board matches per session.   TDs: Mairéad and Fearghal.

Session 1 Saturday 12 noon until 3.30 p.m.   Session 2 Saturday 4.30 p.m. until 8.00 p.m.

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The Irish are doing well in the Prestigious EBU Gold Cup…..

Mark Moran, John Carroll, Tommy Garvey, Adam Mesbur, Nick Fitzgibbon and Frederick Nystrom have just beaten the number 1 seeds (Alexander Allfrey Andrew Robson Peter Crouch Simon Cope Ed Jones Tom Paske) and now face the team seeded 5 this weekend in the semi-finals namely Tom Hanlon, Hugh McGann,  Simon Gillis, Glyn Liggins, Espen Erichsen and Odin Svendsen.

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Monday 7th December – Sligo and Friends starting at 8.30 pm – All Welcome.
Tuesday 8th December – Intermediate Team of Four (5×4 boards – 3 BB$ per person) starting at 8.00 pm and finishing at 10.20 p.m. (registration for teams will be open from 5 O’Clock) and you will find us in ‘Competitive’ – ‘All Tournaments’ – search for host ‘Sligo’.
There is also a Master Team of Four (5×5 boards – 4 BB$ per person) 7.15 pm to 10.15 pm – search for host ‘Diumraid’
Also on Tuesday 8th December – If you prefer a pairs game (3 BB$) – there are 2 games available at 7.30 one for ‘Novices’, ‘Inter B’ and a third one for ‘Intermediate A’ players…search for Ansuid, Diumraid, Sligo, 
Also on Tuesday 8th December, if none of the above suit you then we also have at 9 O’Clock a 12 board individual game (2 BB$) – Acol Bidding System (Weak No-Trump, 4-card majors, Red suit Transfers and natural signals) – all welcome.  Click here to see The Acol System Convention Card.
Wednesday 9th December – Carraroe Bridge Club starting at 7.30 pm
Wednesday 9th December – Sligo and Friends at 8.30 pm
Thursday 10th December – 45th Irish Intermediate Pairs Championship at 8.30 p.m
Friday 11th November is our ‘Sligo and Friends’ Fast Friday Game (6 minutes per board) starting at 8.30 p.m.

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Sligo and Friends – Friday 4th December 2020 (37 Tables)

Congratulations to John and Máire O’Keeffe (Dublin)

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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44th Irish Intermediate Pairs Championship – Thursday 3rd December 2020 (39 Tables)

Congratulations to Mary and John Bourke (Castlebar)

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Commentary on the Hands (Julian Pottage)

Click here to see Andrew Robson discussing the finer points of the very interesting Board 4

Link to BBO Data

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Sligo and Friends – Wednesday 2nd December 2020 (32 Tables)

Congratulations to David Melody and Tony Smyth (Dublin)

Full Leaderboard

Commentary on the boards (Mark Horton)

Click here to see Andrew Robson discussing the finer points of the very interesting Board 6

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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Carraroe Bridge Club – Wednesday 2nd December 2020 (8.5 Tables)

Congratulations to Pauline Smyth and Colm Gallagher

Full Leaderboard

Board Details

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27th Intermediate Swiss Teams – Tuesday 1st December 2020 (4 Teams)

Congratulations to Margaret McCarthy, Declan Harte, Mary and John Bourke (Tuam and Mayo)

Match Reports round by round

Link to BBO data

Commentary on the boards (Julian Pottage)

Click here to see Andrew Robson discussing the finer points of the innocent looking Board 10

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Inter ‘A’ Pairs Tuesday 1st December 2020 (25 Tables)

Congratulations to Brendan Rushe and Pauline Lawless (Dublin)

Full Leaderboard

Link to BBO Data – ‘A’ Pairs

Bridgewebs Result

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Acol Bidding Individual Event – Tuesday 1st December 2020 (11 tables)

Congratulations to Connie Fahy (Ennis)

Full Leaderboard Acol Individual

BBO data

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Intermediate B Pairs Tuesday 1st December 2020 (28 Tables)

Full detailed Result  (Joan Ahern and Bridie O’Connor)

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Novice Pairs Tuesday 1st December 2020 (8 Tables)

Full detailed Result  (Liam and Karen Magnier)

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Master SWISS Teams – Tuesday 1st December (32 Teams)

Congratulations to Pat Quinn, Micheal O’Briain, Donal MacAonghusa and Tommy Garvey

Full Leaderboard (Match by Match)

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Sligo and Friends – Monday 30th November 2020 (34 Tables)

Congratulations to Ann and Stephen Cairns (Enniskillen) – must be the Fermanagh Porridge that is producing so many Fermanagh winners?

Full Leaderboard

Commentary on the boards (Julian Pottage)

Click here to see Andrew Robson discussing the finer points of the innocent looking Board 10

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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Kilkenny Bridge Congress 27th to 29th November 2020

(Mairéad, Diarmuid and Fearghal)

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Sunday Results:

Congress Master Teams (12 Teams)  Thomas MacCormac, Robin Burns, Ruth Connolly and John Murchan (Dublin and Belfast)

Intermediate Teams (8 Teams)  Mary and Jim Shannon, Florence and Tony Jordan (Tullow)

11 am Open Pairs (8 Tables)  Frances Kelly and Willy Clingan (Sligo and Dublin)
2.30 p.m. Open Pairs (9 Tables)  Karel deRaemaeker and Michelle Moloney (Dublin and Bray)
Celebration Gala Open Pairs (24 Tables)  Paschal Browne and Anna Glavin (Waterford)

Saturday Results:

Congress Pairs (15 Tables)  Dave Terry and Tom Gilligan (Malahide)

Intermediate A Pairs (23 Tables)  Kitty and Michael Kelly (Malahide)

Intermediate B Pairs (13 Tables)  Noel Hughes and Anthony McMackin

Novice Pairs (8 Tables)  Eoghain Brady

1.00 pm Open Pairs (5 Tables)  Margaret Murphy and Vincent McMahon (Kilkenny and Ballina)
5.00 pm Open Pairs (5 Tables)  John Macdonald and Frank Goodwin (Sligo)
8.00 pm Open Pairs (31 Tables) Anne Butler and Mary Guinan

Friday Results:

Mixed Pairs (25 Tables) Roz Bavin and Mike Graham (England)
Gala Open Pairs (15 Tables) Nicola Power and Ann O’Kane
Novice Pairs (8 Tables) Mary Walsh, Margaret Delaney with Paul and Aideen Costigan
Intermediate B Pairs (15 Tables) Maria Lynch and Grace Corcoran (Sligo)
Fast Friday (25 Tables) The World’s number one online pair (Finola Higgins and Tom McIntyre) record a 17th win in a row!

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43rd Irish Intermediate Pairs Championship – Thursday 26th November 2020 (39 Tables)

Congratulations to Martin Connell and Sean Keane (Navan)

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Commentary on the Hands (Brian Senior)

Link to BBO Data

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Sligo and Friends – Wednesday 25th November 2020 (36 Tables)

Congratulations to Finola Higgins and Tom McIntyre (Currently the Number One pair in the World)

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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Carraroe Bridge Club – Wednesday 25th November 2020 (11.5 Tables)

Congratulations to Kathleen Kennedy and Olwyn Bourne

Full Leaderboard

Board Details

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26th Intermediate Swiss Teams – Tuesday 24th November 2020 (7 Teams)

Intermediate Teams Overall Leaderboard

Congratulations to Mary O’Dowd, Mary Gilvarry, Philomena O’Connor and Denise Cassidy (Ballina & Sligo)

Match Reports round by round

Link to BBO data

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Inter ‘A’ Pairs Tuesday 24th November 2020 (21 Tables)

Congratulations to Roisin McHugh and Mary Keegan (Sligo)

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data – ‘A’ Pairs

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Acol Bidding Individual Event – Tuesday 24th November 2020 (11 tables)

Congratulations to Donal Cahill (Malahide)

Full Leaderboard Acol Individual

BBO data

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Intermediate B Pairs Tuesday 24th November 2020 (24 Tables)

Full detailed Result

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Novice Pairs Tuesday 24th November 2020 (6 Tables)

Congratulations to Breda Roche and Sandie McCanny (Sligo)

Full detailed Result

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Master SWISS Teams – Tuesday 24th November (30 Teams)

Full Leaderboard (Match by Match)

BBO Data

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Sligo and Friends – Monday 23rd November 2020 (41 Tables)

Congratulations to Flor Higgins and Martin Naughton (Claremorris)

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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Sligo and Friends – Friday 20th November 2020 (41 Tables)

Congratulations to Finola Higgins and Tom McIntyre (Fermanagh) the most successful online pair in the world!

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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42nd Irish Intermediate Pairs Championship – Thursday 19th November 2020 (35 Tables)

Congratulations to Marie and Michael Connolly (Galway) just pipping our local pairing of Mary Lyons and Margaret Dowd.

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Commentary on the Hands (Mark Horton)

Link to BBO Data

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Sligo and Friends – Wednesday 18th November 2020 (37 Tables)

Congratulations to Mary and Kieran Corban (Galway)

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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Carraroe Bridge Club – Wednesday 18th November 2020 (10 Tables)

Congratulations to Anna McKiernan and Mairin Ui Ruanai

Full Leaderboard

Board Details

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25th Intermediate Swiss Teams – Tuesday 17th November 2020 (7 Teams)

Intermediate Teams Overall Leaderboard

Congratulations to Margaret McCarthy, Declan Harte, Mary and John Bourke (Galway/Tuam)

Match Reports round by round

Link to BBO data

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Inter ‘A’ Pairs Tuesday 17th November 2020 (19.5 Tables)

Congratulations to Nancy Curran and John Walsh (Dublin)

Full Leaderboard

Link to BBO Data – ‘A’ Pairs

Bridgewebs Result

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Acol Bidding Individual Event – Tuesday 17th November 2020 (12 tables)

Congratulations to Olive Kenny (Dublin)

Full Leaderboard Acol Individual

BBO data

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Intermediate B Pairs Tuesday 17th November 2020 (29 Tables)

Full detailed Result

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Novice Pairs Tuesday 17th November 2020 (7 Tables)

Full detailed Result

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Master SWISS Teams – Tuesday 17th November (32 Teams)

Congratulations to

Full Leaderboard (Match by Match)

BBO Data

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Sligo and Friends – Monday 16th November 2020 (39 Tables)

Congratulations to Assumpta Kelly and Nora McVeigh (Sligo) and well done also to another local sibling partnership finishing in second place Mary and Tommy Banks.

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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Sligo, Kenmare and Friends – Friday 13th November 2020 (36 Tables)

Congratulations to Finola Higgins and Tom McIntyre – They just get better and better!!!!

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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41st Irish Intermediate Pairs Championship – Thursday 12th November 2020 (36 Tables)

Congratulations to Valerie Durney and Nuala McGlade (Ranelagh)

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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Sligo and Friends – Wednesday 11th November 2020 (37 Tables)

Congratulations to the best online pair in Ireland – by a two miles – Finola Higgins and Tom McIntyre (Fermanagh)

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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Carraroe Bridge Club – Wednesday 11th November 2020 (10 Tables)

Congratulations to Rose Horan and Sean Stewart

Full Leaderboard

Board Details

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24th Intermediate Swiss Teams – Tuesday 10th November 2020 (6 Teams)

Intermediate Teams Leaderboard

Congratulations to Margaret McCarthy, Declan Harte, Mary and John Bourke (Galway/Tuam)

Match Reports round by round

Link to BBO data

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Inter ‘A’ Pairs Tuesday 10th November 2020 (20 Tables)

Congratulations to Anne-Marie Keaney and Maura McTernan (Sligo)

Full Leaderboard

Link to BBO Data – ‘A’ Pairs

Bridgewebs Result

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Acol Bidding Individual Event – Tuesday 10th November 2020 (9 tables)

Congratulations to

Full Leaderboard Acol Individual

Link to BBO Result

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Intermediate B Pairs Tuesday 10th November 2020 (27 Tables)

Full detailed Result

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Novice Pairs Tuesday 10th November 2020 (6 Tables)

Full detailed Result

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Master SWISS Teams – Tuesday 10th November (28 Teams)

Congratulations to Connell McLoone, Denis Ellis, Jimmy Gallagher and John McGinley (Donegal)

Full Leaderboard (Match by Match)

BBO Data

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Sligo and Friends – Monday 9th November 2020 (39 Tables)

Congratulations to Liam Hyde and Joe Carroll (Limerick)

Full Leaderboard

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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40th Irish Intermediate Pairs Championship – Thursday 5th November 2020 (39 Tables) IBU Simultaneous Pairs

Congratulations to our local heat winners – Peter Mullin and Oliver Morgan (Galway)

Full Leaderboard

National Leaderboard

Commentary on the Hands (Brian Senior)

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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Sligo and Friends – Wednesday 4th November 2020 (35 Tables) IBU Simultaneous Pairs

Congratulations to our local heat winners – the best online pair in Ireland – by a mile – Finola Higgins and Tom McIntyre (Fermanagh)

Full Leaderboard

National Leaderboard

Commentary on the Hands (Brian Senior)

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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Carraroe Bridge Club – Wednesday 4th November 2020 (9.5 Tables)

Congratulations to Angela Stewart and Anne Leonard

Full Leaderboard

Board Details

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23rd Intermediate Swiss Teams – Tuesday 3rd November 2020 (6 Teams)

Intermediate Teams Leaderboard

Congratulations to Una Cunningham, Kate Hogan, Margaret Kenneally and Joan Collins (Youghal)

Commentary on the Intermediate Team hands (Paul Delaney)

Match Reports round by round

Link to BBO data

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Inter ‘A’ Pairs Tuesday 3rd November 2020 (22 Tables) – IBU Sim Pairs

Congratulations to Breda Hogan and Annette Walsh (Dublin)

Full Leaderboard – Inter ‘A’ Pairs

National Leaderboard

Link to BBO Data – ‘A’ Pairs

Bridgewebs Result

Commentary on the Intermediate ‘A’ Pairs hands (Paul Delaney)

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Acol Bidding Individual Event – Tuesday 3rd November 2020 (10 tables)

Congratulations to Gerry O’Keeffe (Donegal)

Full Leaderboard Acol Individual

Commentary on the Individual Event Hands (Paul Delaney)

Link to BBO Result

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Intermediate B Pairs Tuesday 3rd November 2020 (33 Tables) -IBU Sim Pairs

Full detailed Result (Inter B Pairs) – Congratulations to Shula McCarthy and Carol Moore (Limerick)

National Leaderboard

Commentary on the Intermediate ‘B’ Pairs hands (Paul Delaney)

Full BBO Data

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Master SWISS Teams – Tuesday 3rd November (28 Teams)

Congrats to Kath Nelson, David Kendrick, Alan Nelson and Steve Eginton

Final Leaderboard (Match by Match)

Link to BBO data

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Sligo and Friends – Monday 2nd November 2020 (44 Tables) IBU Simultaneous Pairs

Congratulations to our local heat winners Danny Dillon and Danny Liddy (Ennis)

Full Leaderboard

National Leaderboard

Commentary on the Hands (Paul Delaney)

Bridgewebs Result

Link to BBO Data

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CBAI Camrose Trials 2020 – 13th to 15th November 2020 and Kenmare Congress.

Congratulations to the winning team:  BJ O’Brien, Ranald Milne, Micheal O’Briain, Padraig O’Briain, Terry Walsh and Derek O’Gorman

Final Result

Crossimp Result

All the details

Click here if you would like to results – sign in with your full name

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Kenmare Congress 13-15th November

Congress Master Teams (14 Teams)

Intermediate Teams (9 Teams)

11 am Open Pairs (6 Tables)
2.30 pm Open Pairs (8.5 Tables)
Celebration Gala Open Pairs (25 Tables)

Congress Pairs (10 Tables)
Intermediate A Pairs (23 Tables)
Intermediate B Pairs (12 Tables)
Novice Pairs (5 Tables)
1.00 pm Open Pairs (11.5 Tables)
5.00 pm Open Pairs (7.5 Tables)
8.00 pm Open Pairs (22 Tables)

Mixed Pairs (20 Tables)
Gala Open Pairs (12.5 Tables)
Novice Pairs (8.5 Tables)
Intermediate B Pairs (12.5 Tables)
Sligo and Kenmare Fast Friday (36 Tables)

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Donegal Bridge Congress 6th to 8th November 2020

Welcome to Donegal

Congress Secretary Jim O’Sullivan and your TDs (Mairéad, Huey, Diarmuid and Fearghal) thank you all for supporting Donegal Virtual Congress 2020 – see you all next year for more singing and dancing.

You will find us under ‘Competitive’ – ‘All Tournaments’ – and then in the ‘search box’ type in ‘Donegal’.  Then REGISTER for the event – You can register anytime from 2 hours before kickoff.

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Next up we have Kenmare Congress this coming weekend 13th to 15th November

Click here for full brochure and entry form

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Sunday’s Results

Congress Teams   (24 Teams)  BJ O’Brien, Ranald Milne, Micheal O’Brian and Derek O’Gorman (Dublin and Cork)
Intermediate Teams  (15 Teams) Mary and Jim Shannon, Florence and Tony Jordan (Tullow)
Open Pairs 11 a.m. (8 Tables)
Open Pairs 2 p.m. (16 Tables)

Celebration Gala Open Pairs (34 Tables)  Mary Santry and Mark Adams (Waterford)

Saturday Results

Congress Pairs – Overall Result (21 Tables)  Miriam McConville and Cecilia Billiet (Dublin)

Congress Pairs – Session 1
Congress Pairs – Session 2

Area Master Pairs – Overall Result (15 Tables)  Roisin and Willie O’Gorman (Dublin)

Area Master Pairs – Session 1
Area Master Pairs – Session 2

Inter ‘A’ Pairs – Overall Result (34.5 Tables)  Margaret Nairn and John J. McBride (Donegal)

Inter ‘A’ Pairs – Session 1
Inter ‘A’ Pairs – Session 2

Inter ‘B’ & Novice Pairs – Overall Result (20.5 Tables)  Margaret and Liam Doherty (Donegal)

Inter ‘B’ and Novice – Session 1
Inter ‘B’ and Novice – Session 2

Open Pairs 1 p.m.  (10 Tables)
Open Pairs 5 p.m. (7.5 Tables)

Open Pairs 8 p.m. (27 Tables)

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Friday Night Results

Mixed Pairs (35 Tables)

Inter ‘A’ Pairs (24.5 Tables)

Inter ‘B’ Pairs (20.5 Tables)

Novice Pairs (9.5 Tables)  Commentary on the Novice Hands (Hilary McDonagh)

Ladies Pairs (5 Tables)

Gala Open Pairs (14.5 Tables)

IBU Simultaneous Pairs (27.5 Tables)  Commentary on the IBU Sims Hands (Hilary McDonagh)

IBU Friday Night National Leaderboard

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North Kerry Congress (Tralee) – 23rd to 25th October 2020

Mixed Pairs Championship (21 Tables)  Phyllis O’Regan and Horst Rosler

Open Pairs – Friday Night (19 Tables)  Anne Downey and Kathie McGrath,  Olive O’Connor and Jean Rogers

Novice Pairs (10 Tables)  Marie Fitzgerald and Carmel Lawlor,  Aiden McLaughlin and Eibhlin McCracken

Congress Pairs (13 Tables)  John Phelan and Diarmuid Reddan

Intermediate Pairs (21 Tables)  Freddie Murphy and Anne Hegarty

Open Pairs – Saturday Afternoon (15 Tables)  Helena Redmond

Novice Pairs – Saturday Night (7 Tables)  Marion Mallinson and Eileen McFarland

Open Pairs – Saturday Night ( 24 Tables)  Ruth Peare and Deirdre Fallon

Congress Teams  (12 Teams)  Martin Brady, Paul Delaney, Sean O’Lubaigh and David Dunne

Intermediate Teams (8 teams) Margaret Forde, Rhona Bolger, Siobhan O’Sullivan and James Ward

Open Pairs – Sunday Afternoon (14 Tables)  Mary and Jim Shannon,  Grace Coll and Shaun Gallagher

Inter ‘B’ and Novice Pairs (33 Tables)  Grace Corcoran and Maria Lynch

Open Pairs – Sunday Night (18 Tables)  Anne O’Kane and Nicola Power,  Catherine Moran and Garry Windebank

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CBAI Virtual National Mixed Pairs (Spiro Cup) and Mixed Teams (Coen Trophy) Weekend – 17th and 18th October 2020

Enjoy your weekend – Mairéad, Diarmuid and Fearghal

CBAI Virtual (Spiro) Mixed Pairs Championship – Saturday 17th October (38 Tables)

Congratulations to Breda Synnott and Kevin O’Dea

CBAI Virtual Spiro 17th October 2020 – Overall Result

Overall Result Details

First Session Leaderboard

First Session Details

Second Session Leaderboard

Second Session Details

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CBAI Virtual (Coen) Mixed Teams Championship – Sunday 18th October (46 Teams)

Congratulations to:  Lucy Phelan, John Phelan, Anna Onishuk and Karel deRaemaeker

Overall Result

Match Details Round by Round

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This coming weekend (23rd to 25th October) we have North Kerry Congress (Tralee) – have a chat with Trish and Nicky when you meet them today

Donegal Bridge Congress will online here in just 2 weeks time (6th to 8th November) – get your partner’s organised

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