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County Pairs Final.........results

posted 1 Apr 2019, 00:39 by Penny Riley   [ updated 1 Apr 2019, 00:45 ]

Congratulations to Jonathan Mestel and Alan Shillitoe who won the County Pairs Final held at Trumpington Village Hall yesterday, March 31st. In second place were Malcolm Anderson and Stephen Goodwin and third place were Jon Cooke and Paul Barden.
17 pairs entered following heats held by clubs throughout the County. The top three pairs will be eligible to play into the Corwen which will be held in Daventry at the start of June.
Full results can be seen by following the link to Bridgewebs via 

ECL Match v Herts - 17th March 2019

posted 18 Mar 2019, 06:39 by Jenny Jacobsberg

Many congratulations to the A team who won their match against Herts 20-0, thus ensuring that Cambs and Hunts are top of the Division 1 for the 2018-19 season, 24 VPs ahead of Herts.  The team won 6 matches and drew 1.  Paul Barden and Jonathan Cooke scored a remarkable 90 IMPs against Herts.
The B team lost 4-16 to Herts, probably finishing 5th out of 7 in Division 2, which has been won by Herts.
The C team lost 7-13 to Herts, finishing a creditable second in Division 3, 31 VPs behind Herts.

County Swiss Pairs April 28th 2019

posted 10 Mar 2019, 09:31 by Penny Riley   [ updated 13 Mar 2019, 09:49 by Colin Sills ]

The 2019 Swiss Pairs competition will take place at Trumpington Village Hall on April 28th, 1pm start.

To enter, please send your entry form (attached) to Peter Last at
by April 22nd.

East Anglia Bridge Week-end March 2nd/3rd

posted 5 Mar 2019, 09:29 by Penny Riley   [ updated 8 Mar 2019, 04:28 by Colin Sills ]

The Green Pointed EABW run jointly by Cambs & Hunts, Suffolk and Norfolk in Elmswell, was a great success. 

There were 48 entries in the Swiss Pairs on Saturday where Jamie and Paul Fegarty came 3rd.  Full Results

There were 21 entries in the Swiss Teams on Sunday where the Fegarty family, Jamie, Liam, Catherine and Paul came 3rd.  Joint 4th in the Swiss Teams were Roger Timmins, Mike Bradley, Matt May and Niel Pimblett. Congratulations to them all. Full Results

Full results can be viewed by following the links on the Suffolk Bridge website

Thank you to all the organisers - Elmswell Community Centre was a very good venue for this joint venture.

Tollemache Cup

posted 19 Feb 2019, 07:10 by Penny Riley   [ updated 8 Mar 2019, 03:40 by Colin Sills ]

Cambs & Hunts has won the Tollemache Cup - the inter-county teams of eight championship - claiming the trophy for the second time (the first in 1980).

The team (pictured) was: Paul Barden, David Kendrick (who was also part of the 1980 winning team for Cambs & Hunts), Jonathan Mestel, Jon Cooke, Giles Woodruff, Julian Wightwick, Catherine Curtis & Paul Fegarty.

They finished on 88 VPs, 7 ahead of Berks & Bucks, with Manchester finishing third.  Catherine Jagger, Graham Hazel and Victor Milman also played in the qualifying round, winning their group last November.

Full results may be seen on the EBU website.

County Individual Final 2019

posted 19 Feb 2019, 01:29 by Penny Riley   [ updated 8 Mar 2019, 04:34 by Colin Sills ]

The final of the County Individual was held at Dry Drayton on Sunday February 17th. 

20 players took part and the winner was Michael Clydesdale (left) with David Man second.

Congratulations to them both and many thanks to Dry Drayton for hosting the event.

ECL Match v. Suffolk on 6th January 2019

posted 6 Jan 2019, 13:47 by Jenny Jacobsberg

Congratulations to all the teams who played in the ECL Match against Suffolk - the A team won 20-0; the B team 17-3; the C team 15-5.

ECL Match v Bedfordshire December 2018

posted 10 Dec 2018, 02:46 by Jenny Jacobsberg

Congratulations to all 3 teams for the results in the ECL Match against Bedfordshire on 9th December 2018.
The A team won 16-4; C team won 19-1; B team drew 10-10, but with a moral victory of +2 imps.

East Anglian Bridge Weekend - March 2nd and 3rd 2019

posted 6 Dec 2018, 05:40 by Penny Riley   [ updated 16 Dec 2018, 10:34 ]

Three East Anglian Counties, Cambs. and Hunts., Norfolk and Suffolk, will jointly organise a GREEN POINTED weekend in March 2019. The venue is ELMSWELL near to Bury St. Edmunds, (very convenient for Cambs. and Hunts. players). There will be Swiss Pairs on the Saturday and both Swiss and Relaxed Teams on the Sunday with cash prizes for the top 6 pairs and 1 pair and 1 team below National Master. 

Parking is free and there is good disabled access.
Coffee, tea and soft drinks are free all day.
Pre-booked food will be provided if there is sufficient demand. 
(An order form for food will be on the Suffolk website in January). 

The entry form is attached for you to download.
Enter early to be sure of a place.

County Management Committee minutes 12.09.2018

posted 9 Oct 2018, 02:13 by Penny Riley

For those of you who are interested, minutes from the recent County Committee Meeting are attached and those from previous meetings can be found in the 'Documents' section.

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