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Junior Home International Championships Results

The two teams representing Ireland at the junior home international championships in Newport, Wales, over the weekend of 14-16 February both did well without taking home any prizes. In the Peggy Bayer Trophy (Under-21) event, we fielded a very young and inexperienced...

Trials Results

Well done to the team of Ranald Milne, BJ O'Brien, Padraig O Briain, and Micheal O Briain, who qualified from the trials of 14-16 February to represent Ireland at senior level in two major events this summer - the European Teams Championships in Madeira, Portugal, in...

Congratulations to Ballinrobe Bridge Club

Congratulations to Ballinrobe Bridge Club on celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this Thursday, 20 February, having been founded in 1970. This is a great tribute to all the committees and volunteers whose dedication has seen the club thrive over half a century,...

Welcome to the New CBAI Website

Welcome to the redeveloped CBAI website. This exercise proved to be a bigger job than originally anticipated, so thank you for your patience. Following feedback from members, our key objectives in the redevelopment of the site were to make it less cluttered, more...

Computer-Generated Hands

The topic of computer-generated hands comes up in conversation with CBAI members every now and again. When they first play computer-generated deals, as for example in the recent Simultaneous Pairs competition, some bridge players complain that the hands are “unfair”...

Trials & Tournament Director Success

Congratulations to the successful teams in the Open and Women's trials held over two weekends in January and February to determine the Irish representatives at two major events this summer - the European Teams Championships in Madeira, Portugal, in June and the World...

CBAI Simultaneous Pairs Week 2020

The CBAI Simultaneous Pairs week 2020 is now underway, with competitions for each of the five weekdays. You can track your progress at the ECATS website to check how you are faring in the national rankings. If your club does not take part in the Sims, why not...

Nell Foley RIP

We are sad to report the death of Ellen (Nell) Foley, who was a former President of the Association (1977-78) and Member of the IBU Council (1978-79). Nell passed away peacefully in Tramore on Monday, and was apparently playing bridge online right up until her death....

National Men’s & Women’s Championships

We had the usual large and strong entry for the national men's and women's championships, held over the weekend of 18/19 January in the Westgrove Hotel in Clane. The 2020 national champions are: Women's Pairs (Jackson Cup): Ann Burns & Helen Healy, with Gilda...

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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