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Holmes Wilson Trophy 2020

We had a huge entry of 120 teams for the Holmes Wilson Trophy (national open teams championship) in Mount Wolseley over the weekend of 22-23 February. The winners were the western quartet of Enda Glynn, Gay Keaveney, Ciaran Coyne, and David Walsh. Second place went to...

Welcome New Bridge Teachers

The CBAI Teaching Committee is delighted to announce that eleven new bridge teachers have been certified under the Association's new teacher programme, which culminated in an assessment weekend in Greystones Bridge Centre over the weekend of 8/9 February. The general...

Novice & Intermediate Congress Winners

Well done to CBAI President Neil Burke and his team on a very successful Novice & Intermediate Congress in the Westgrove Hotel, Clane over the weekend of 14-16 February, and thanks to all who attended, especially those for whom this was a first national...

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 on 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, through...

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...

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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