Manchester County
Bridge Association

This calendar lists MCBA events as well as events of interest to MCBA members in nearby counties i.e. Cumbria, Westmorland, Lancashire, Merseyside & Cheshire, North Wales, Mid Wales, Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire & Shropshire, also EBU events held in the North.  I do not guarantee the accuracy of all this information and you are advised to check the relevant web site for detailed information.  Please inform me of any errors, omissions and changes.

 
Date
 
Event
Venue
2018


Wednesday 23rd May (7.30 pm) MCBA AGM Altrincham Bridge Club
Saturday 26th May
Preston Swiss Pairs
Preston
Fri 1st - Sunday 3rd June
Yorkshire Congress
Harrogate
Sunday 17th June
Manchester vs Derbyshire
Spondon
Sunday 24th June (13.30) Summer Intermediate Pairs Altrincham Bridge Club
Saturday 30th June- Sunday 1st July
President's Cup
Spondon
Saturday 7th - Sunday 8th July
Llandudno Swiss Pairs
Venue Cymru Llandudno
Saturday 21st July
Michelle Brunner Memorial Manchester Bridge Club
Sunday 22nd July  (11 am start) EBU/Manchester Green Point Event (Teams) St Peters Assembly Rooms
(Altrincham Bridge Club)
Wednesday 25th - Sunday 29th July
Scarborough Summer Congress
Scarborough
Sunday 5th August Preston Blue Point Pairs Preston
Tues 21st - Thurs 23rd August
Northern Midweek Congress
tba
3rd Sept Final date for entries to Merville Goldstone Trophy
Friday 7th - Sunday 9th Sept Bolton Congress Bolton BC
Sat 15th - Sunday 16th September Cumbria/Westmorland Swiss Teams/Pairs Kendal
tba
Premier League Manchester Bridge Club
Sat 22nd - Sunday 23rd September Derby Green Point Swiss weekend Spondon
Sat 29th - Sunday 30th Sept
Great Northern Swiss Pairs Leeds
Sun 7th Oct?? North Wales Swiss Pairs Northop
Sun 14th Oct Chester Bowl Deva BC
Sat 27th - Sun 28th Oct Lancashire Congress Bolton/Blackburn/Brierfield?
Sunday 4th Nov? Autumn Intermediate Pairs St Peters Assembly Rooms
(Altrincham Bridge Club)
Sunday 11th November Pendle Witch Pairs Brierfield
Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th November Llangollen congress Llangollen
Sunday 2nd Dec? Ben Franks Pairs (MCBA members only) Manchester Bridge Club?
Sunday 2nd December? Lytham Rose Bowl
Lytham
Sunday 16th Dec? Santa Claus Pairs
Manchester Bridge Club
Fri 28th - Sun 30th December Northern Year End Congress Blackpool
2019


Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th January Manchester Congress Victoria and Albert  Hotel Water Street M3 4JQ
Sunday 13th January? Blue Point Teams Preston Bridge Club
Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th January Chester Congress Deva BC
Sunday 3rd February? 13.00 Gazette Cup (Teams of 8) Altrincham
Sunday 3rd Feb? Doncaster Swiss Pairs Doncaster
Friday 8th - Sunday 10th February Harrogate Spring Congress Harrogate
Sunday 24th February? Cantor Cup (Newcomers) Manchester Bridge Club?
Saturday 2nd March (11 am start) EBU/Manchester Green Point Event (Pairs) St Peters Assembly Rooms
(Altrincham Bridge Club)
Sunday 3rd Mar? Merseyside & Cheshire GP Swiss Teams Deva
Sunday 3rd March? Martin Braid Memorial Pivot Teams Manchester Bridge Club
Sunday 10th March National Pairs Regional Finals Bradford
Fri 15th - Sunday 17th March Cumbria Congress Grange over Sands??
Sunday 24th March Portland Pairs Brierfield
Sat 6th - Sunday 7th April? North Wales Spring Congress Bryn Howel Hotel, Trevor, Nr Llangollen?
Sunday 7th April? Intermediate Swiss Pairs ?
Sunday 14th April? Preston Blue Pointed Pairs Preston
Friday 19th April - Sunday 21st April Northern Easter Festival Leeds?
Sunday 21st April? Bradford Swiss Pairs Bradford BC
Sunday 28th April? Higson Cup and Plate Final ?
Saturday 27th - Sunday 28th April Shropshire Congress
Telford
Sunday 5th May? LCBA Swiss Pairs Brierfield
Sunday 12th May? Blackburn Swiss Pairs Blackburn
Sunday 12th May? Leeds Swiss Pairs Leeds
Sunday 19th May? Castle Swiss Pairs Huddersfield
Sunday 19th May? Merseyside & Cheshire GP Swiss Pairs Deva
Sunday 21st July  (11 am start) EBU/Manchester Green Point Event (Teams) St Peters Assembly Rooms
(Altrincham Bridge Club)
 

Manchester Events in bold, many events start at 13.30 (but check home page for exact times)

Northern League Dates 2018

Sunday 24th June National League Finals (provisional)

Date
A
B
C
Sat 14th July
Sheffield
Bradford
Keighley
Sat 11th Aug
Brierfield
Leeds
Bradford
Sat 22nd Sep
Bradford
Keighley
Bradford
Sat 6th Oct
Bolton
Bradford
Leeds