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Please check our new Schools Bridge section

Event Start   Venue
Mar-19      
Mid Ulster Pairs  Sun 24   Portadown Golf Club 11.00 am to approx 6.30
Louis Herbert Handicap Pairs Wed 27   KMBC
Apr-19  
Teltscher Trophy Fri 05 Sun 07 Edinburgh
Moylan Sat 06 Sun 07 Malahide
Lady Milne    Fri 12 Sun 14 Dublin
Premier 2  Tue 16 Boat Club
Premier 1 Thu 18 KMBC
Senior Intermediate Pairs  Wed 24 KMBC
Northern Pairs Sun 28 Derry 

Please click to see details of Assumption Grammar School Charity event, which clashes with the Mid Ulster Pairs

Well done to Tyrone who won the Burke Trophy reepresented by, L to R, Bill Scott, Drew Lindsay, William Dukelow and Deane Bradley. Cup presented by Anne Hassan, President IBU. See full results

 Please see a letter to the IBU

Christine Stewart and Anne Milligan win the Robb Cup. See full results and hands
Our junior teams
Peggy Bayer Junior Camrose

Xander Todd lying on floor, Min-Seog Kim, Lucy O’Kane, Sandie NPC, Harold Chair, Aileen Armstrong, Luke McGarvey, Conor Gallagher 

L-R Phil Martin, John William Carey, Ridwan Farouki, Diane NPC, Gavin Irvine, Ryan Lightowler, Craig Smylie
 

England win Junior Camrose and Peggy Bayer. Click for leaderboards and other details

MOYLAN TROPHY 2019
This event will be held over the weekend April 6th-7th, provisionally in Malahide.
Any partnerships wishing to be considered as part of the NIBU contingent should let Michael know (mjmcfaul@gmail.com) no later than midnight on Sunday February 24th.

Click for details of 2nd European Universities Mind Sport Championship (Bridge and Chess)

Click for details of 27th EUROPEAN YOUTH BRIDGE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

Due to circumstance beyond our control:-
The Spring Congress will NOT now take place on
4-5 May 2019 at La Mon Hotel & Country Club
It will either be rearranged or cancelled.

Click to read EBL and FIGB suspension letters

Click here for details of the 2nd WBF Online YOUTH TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIP (February – July, 2019) For more details contact Harold Curran

Click for details of Senior Congress in Cavan and the Novice and Intermediate Congress in Althlone

See flyer and 2nd letter about 9th EUROPEAN OPEN BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS in Istanbul in June

Winners and 2nd in the N.I. Teams. Click for full results

Check 2 articles on Bridge in the Newsletter

https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/card-game-seeking-to-bridge-age-gap-in-northern-ireland-1-8762617

https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/on-the-hunt-for-the-news-letter-s-1917-bridge-correspondent-1-8762618

Click for letter about 9th EUROPEAN OPEN BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS in Istanbul in June

Click to read note from the International Committee

See Teltscher Trials Notice for trials early February

Winners and 2nd in the N.I. Pairs. Click for full results

The Lady Milne team has been selected.

See the team for the first Camrose weekend in Wales.

Due to a clash with the Premier League the next Council meeting has been changed from 12th to 11th December, 6.30 in Corrs Corner.

Please see article on schools bridge

The teams to represent Ulster in the Inter-provincials have been selected

Apologies for the incorrect date change, the NI Teams will now be held on 20th January in New York Hotel, Portstewart.

See letter to EBL from Paul Porteus

See WBF minutes for 27th September 2018

Ryan Lightowler and Craig Smylie (pictured on right) who finished 3rd in the IBU under 26 trials

Team winners at the Autumn Congress 2018


The league and cup draws have been made and are on our results website.

See EBL President letter to NBOs

Photos of some of the prize winners at the Ciara Burns Gala Pairs

The Inter A's
Inter B's
Novices

Read the Camrose Trials Notice for this season.

Read details of University of Stirling Research project into the benefits of playing bridge.

Check videos for help with Tournament Direction

The teams have been selected for the Sonya Britton Trophy

Encouraging bridge at school level

Suspensions letter at EBL.

See notice for IBU Trials for Mixed Teams

Our Seniors at the Teltscher

NEW DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS(GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulations came into effect from 25th May 2018.
Please read the attached forms and ensure that they are in effect in your clubs.
What is GDPR   Club Privacy notice template    Membership Form template


Some winners at the NIBU Spring Congress
There was a very large turnout for the Northern Pairs held in Derry on Sunday 29th April where the Bergins gave prizes and Eric McNicholl, the Director, managed to overcome difficult seating issues to allow the event to complete. Details below.
Cass O'Donnell and Ian Hamilton win the Northern Pairs. Click for full results
Elbha and Stan win the North Down Pairs. Click for full results
Well done Bill Scott and Drew Lindsay, winners of the East Down Pairs. Click for full results
Robin Burns and Ian Hamilton win the MidUlster Pairs. Click for full results

Kelvin&Malone have asked that team captains please do not arrange Cup matches for a Tuesday night - this is a club night in both rooms and the availability of free tables cannot be guaranteed.

Please feel free to comment or query by email to greer