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
2019


Sunday 3rd Nov Autumn Intermediate Pairs St Peters Assembly Rooms
(Altrincham Bridge Club)
Sunday 10th November Pendle Witch Pairs (Cancelled)
Brierfield
Saturday 23rd - Sunday 24th November Llangollen congress Llangollen
Sunday 1st Dec Ben Franks Pairs Manchester Bridge Club
Sunday 1st December Lytham Rose Bowl Lytham
Sunday 15th Dec Santa Claus Pairs Manchester Bridge Club
Sat 28th - Mon 30th December Northern Year End Congress Blackpool
2020

Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th January Manchester Congress Victoria and Albert  Hotel Water Street M3 4JQ
Sunday 12th January Blue Point Teams Preston Bridge Club
Saturday 18th January LCBA Butler Pairs Preston Bridge Club
Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th January Chester Congress Deva BC
Sunday 2nd February 13.00 Gazette Cup (Teams of 8) Altrincham
Sunday 2nd Feb Doncaster Swiss Pairs Doncaster
Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd February Harrogate Spring Congress Harrogate
Sunday 23rd February Cantor Cup (Newcomers) Manchester Bridge Club
Saturday 7th March EBU/Manchester Green Point Event (Pairs) St Peters Assembly Rooms
(Altrincham Bridge Club)
Sunday 8th March Merseyside & Cheshire GP Swiss Teams Deva
Sunday 15th March National Pairs Regional Finals Bradford
Fri 20th - Sunday 22nd March Cumbria Congress Bassenthwaite
Sunday 29th March Portland Pairs Brierfield?
Sunday 29th March Intermediate Swiss Pairs Manchester Bridge Club
Sat 4th - Sunday 5th April North Wales Spring Congress Acton
Sunday 5th April Preston Blue Point Pairs Preston BC
Friday 10th April - Sunday 12th April Northern Easter Festival Leeds
Sunday 19th April Bradford Swiss Pairs Bradford BC
Saturday 25th April
Shropshire GP Swiss Pairs Telford
Sunday 26th April Higson Cup and Plate Final Manchester Bridge Club
Sunday 3rd May LCBA Swiss Pairs Preston BC
Sunday 3rd May Leeds Swiss Pairs Leeds
Sunday 10th May?? Blackburn Swiss Pairs?? Blackburn??
Sunday 17th May Castle Swiss Pairs Huddersfield
Sunday 17th May Merseyside & Cheshire GP Swiss Pairs Deva
Tuesday 19th May
MCBA AGM Bramhall Bridge Club
Saturday June 6th - Sunday June 7th?? Yorkshire Congress Harrogate
Sunday June 21st Summer Intermediate Pairs Altrincham Bridge Club
Saturday 27th June - Sunday 28th June President's Cup Spondon??
Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th July Llandudno Swiss Pairs Venue Cymru Llandudno
Saturday 11th July NBL 1 Various see below
Sunday 12th July?? Manchester vs Derbyshire Spondon
Saturday 18th July?? Michelle Brunner Memorial Manchester Bridge Club
Sunday 19th July  (11 am start) EBU/Manchester Green Point Event (Teams) St Peters Assembly Rooms
(Altrincham Bridge Club)
Wednesday 22nd - Sunday 26th July EBU Scarborough Summer Congress Scarborough
Sunday Aug 2nd
Preston BC Pairs
Preston
Tues 18th - Thurs 20th August Northern Midweek Congress Harrogate?
Saturday 22nd August
NBL 2
Various see below
Saturday 29th - Sunday 30th August?
Bolton Congress Bolton BC
31st August??
Final date for entries to Merville Goldstone Trophy
Sat 12th - Sunday 13th September?? Welsh Foursomes Wrexham??
Saturday 19th September NBL 3
Various see below
Sunday 20th Sept?? LCBA Mixed Pairs Poulton??
Sat 26th - Sunday 27th September Cumbria/Westmorland Swiss Teams/Pairs Kendal??
Sat 26th - Sunday 27th September Derby Green Point Swiss weekend Spondon
Sat 3rd - Sunday 4th Oct Great Northern Swiss Pairs Leeds
Sun 11th Oct? North Wales Swiss Pairs Northop
Saturday 17th October NBL 4
Various see below
Sun 18th October? Chester Bowl Deva
Sat 31st Oct - Sun 1st Nov
Lancashire Congress Preston BC?
 

Manchester Events in bold, check home page for start time.

Northern League Dates 2020 (Venues provisional)

Date
A
B
C
Sat 11th July
Manchester
Bradford
Keighley
Sat 22nd Aug
Brierfield
Altrincham
Bradford
Sat 19th Sep
Bradford
Keighley
Manchester
Sat 17th Oct
Bolton
Bradford
Altrincham