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CBAI Newsletter 2020

We are pleased to present the CBAI Annual Newsletter for 2020. In keeping with the theme of the year, it is in digital rather than physical format, but we hope that you will enjoy it none the less for that; indeed it may be that this format, being more...

Virtual Duais An Uachtarain 2020 – Results

Congratulations to the winners of the two virtual Duais An Uachtarain competitions held on BBO over the weekend of 26/27 September. The Master & Intermediate A event was won by Thomas MacCormac & Marcin Rudzinski, with Mary Kelly-Rogers & Danny Liddy...

Return to Live Bridge!

We are pleased to report that the Drogheda ABCD Centre was the first club to return to live bridge since the cessation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, with an open night on Tuesday 22 September. Well done to all those involved who put in all the hard work to make...

Plans for Season 2020/21

In normal times, we would all be getting together around now to welcome in the new bridge season after the summer break. Obviously, these are not normal times, and getting together in any numbers is not possible. However, we would like to outline the plans for the...

Zoom Tuition Session for BBO Tournament Organisers

Many thanks to our top national TDs, Diarmuid Reddan and Fearghal O'Boyle, for running an excellent Zoom session recently on how to organise and run tournaments on BBO. Thanks also to Martin Brady for managing the Zoom meeting so efficiently, which with well over a...

Coronavirus Update 6 August 2020

We flagged in a previous post that we were well advanced in preparations towards being able to provide guidance to clubs on the conditions under which they might re-open, assuming the general re-opening of activities within the country continued in accordance with the...

CBAI Virtual Bridge Clubs on BBO – Update

We informed you in an earlier post of our agreement with BBO to authorise CBAI-affiliated clubs as virtual clubs on BBO, the benefits of this status, and how to apply to become a virtual club. We are pleased to report that we now have just over 100 CBAI virtual clubs,...

Coronavirus Update 1 July 2020

As the country this week enters the third phase of the easing of the public health restrictions put in place to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic, and significant sections of our society re-open to the public, the thoughts of all keen bridge players are turning to...

NIBU Virtual Autumn Congress, 11-13 September

The Northern Ireland Bridge Union will hold its autumn congress virtually on BBO from 11-13 September, and all CBAI members are welcome to participate. Pre-entry is required. You'll find all the details details here or at https://www.bridgewebs.com/nibucongress/. The...

Fundraiser Tournament – Dublin & Limerick Civic Trusts

Courtesy of Eamon Galligan and Peter Pigot, a special fundraising tournament in support of the Dublin and Limerick Civic Trusts will take place online on BBO at 11 a.m. on Thursday 23 July. This is a mixed-level fun tournament with prizes for the first three places as...

Want to Learn to Play or Teach Bridge?

If you are thinking of learning to play bridge, congratulations – you’ve made a good a choice, a game which will fascinate, stimulate, and occasionally frustrate, you for the rest of your life. Click below for details of classes being run under the auspices of the CBAI.  If you’re already a bridge player, and would like to pass on to your knowledge and experience to aspiring players, click below for details of the CBAI’s teaching programme.

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Templeogue, Dublin 6W, Co. Dublin, D6W F822

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