Affiliated clubs please note that the 2018 NSW State Affiliation fee invoices have been sent to you in the last few days by email.
Australia and Indonesia have agreed to hold an inaugural Youth test match from 11 – 12 December 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. More details are on the ABF Website.
The match will be broadcast on BBO commencing at 2.00pm.
Congratulations to the GUMBY team, Pauline Gumby, Warren Lazer, Peter Gill, Tony Nunn and Martin Bloom, winners of the 2017 John Arkinstall State Open Teams and the NORTHERN team, Gary Lynn, Eric Hurley, Marjorie Askew and Bill Powell winners of the 2017 State Country Teams.
The Annual General Meeting of the NSWBA will be held at the NSWBA premises on Wednesday December 20, 2017 commencing at 6:30pm. This is your opportunity to have your say and make suggestions or to simply congratulate the outgoing Council.
There will be two motions to amend the Constitution.
NSW has been invited to send a team to participate as a transnational team in the 5th Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship to be held at Broadbeach on 14-18 February, 2018. The selection for this team will be made via a teams event on December 16-17 at the NSWBA.
Further details can be found in the Flyer.
The final of the 2017 Grand National Open Teams was an all Sydney affair. Congratulations to the winners SYDNEY 1 (Liam Milne – Nye Griffiths – Sophie Ashton – Sartaj Hans – Adam Edgtton – Nabil Edgtton) and to runners up SYDNEY 3 (Michael Wilkinson – Shane Harrison – Matt Smith – Fraser Rew – David Wiltshire)
The State Open and Country Pairs Championships were held at the NSWBA on November 18-19.
The winners of the Swiss Pairs Congress were:
=1st Judy Zhu - Shuliang Yang
=1st Eric Lippey - Kerry Boytell
=1st Nazife Bashar - Kinga Moses
The NSW State Novice and Restricted Teams Championships were held at the Illawarra Bridge Associaiotn on November 4-5. 16 teams competed in the Novice section and 9 in the Restricted. The winners of the Novice teams were Sara Lynch, David Num, Michael and Louise Brassil. The winners of the Restricted Teams were Hans Van Weeren, Peter Clarke, Jeff Conroy and Jill Blenkey.
The NSWBA will be introducing a set of Congress Disciplinary Regulations at the start of 2018. All congress players will be subject to these regulations.
All players are invited to make submissions and suggestions regarding these draft regulations by email to before 20th November.