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2024 Australian National Championships
Orange, 6-18 July 2024

Entries are now open for the Congress events and Butlers.
Enter via MyABF

Everything you need to know about the 2024 Australian National Championships is in the flipbook below.

2024 Teams of Three

The Teams of Three congress was held at the Sydney Bridge Centre on Sunday June 2. Hosted by Bridge NSW 34 teams competed in two sections.

1st in the Open was the Van Der Vlugt team - Maurits van der Vlugt, Mary Poynten, Tony White and Jake Andrew. !st in the Restricted was the Rosendorff team - Ian Jackson - Vicky Cahill - Steve English - Nigel Rosendorff. THe Best Novice team was the Beauchamp team - David Beauchamp, Maria Douglas, Pamela Bedwell, Midori Miyamoto.

» photos and results

State Mixed Pairs Championships

The State Mixed Pairs Championships were held at the Sydney Bridge Centre on 18-19 May.


State Mixed Pairs
Sherlock Shao and Catherine Zhang


State Mixed Pairs
Best Country Pair
Alan Bustany and Di Coats

» more photos and results

2024 State Seniors Championships

The Central Coast Leagues Club Bridge Club invites all players born before 1 Jan, 1961 to participate in the the 2024 State Seniors Championships on 28-31 May.

The championships promises to be a great open event for all bridge players of all skill levels. Both the Pairs and Teams events offer you a day and a half of bridge, lunch on the full days and drinks and nibbles at the end of each day's play. It will be held in the spacious Parkview Room at The Central Coast Leagues Club Gosford.

Details and entry are on My ABF

Bridge NSW - Positions Vacant

Bridge NSW is recruiting two part-time roles - an Executive Officer and a Marketing and Communications Officer.

It is desirable, but not required, that the successful candidates are bridge players and we encourage applicants from the NSW bridge community.

Please read or forward the role descriptions below to suitable candidates.

» Executive Officer

» Marketing and Communications Officer

Applications should be sent to by 5pm on Monday, 20 May 2024.

Lessons for Young Players - FREE and ONLINE

The ABF is sponsoring a series of online free lessons to be given by Paul Marston and Nevena Djurovic for 14 to 24 year olds commencing May 1.

» read more

Bridge NSW

Consultation on proposed Governance Arrangements,
Constitution and By-Laws of Bridge NSW now Finalised

Thank you to all Clubs and individuals who participated in the consultation process on the draft Constitution and By-Laws for Bridge NSW.

» Full details on the results of the consultation

Next steps
The next phase in the separation process is the approval by the ABF of Bridge NSW Limited as the constituent association of the ABF for New South Wales. This approval is expected to take place at the ABF AGM on 24 May. We expect that separation will occur soon thereafter, pending the completion of several administrative processes.  

Bridge NSW Draft Constitution and By-Laws

On behalf of the NSWBA Council and the BNSW Proxy Board, we are delighted to advise that at its Annual General Meeting held on 28 February, the members of the NSWBA voted to approve the Separation Proposal to separate the peak body functions of the NSWBA from its bridge club operations.

Continue reading to review the Draft Constitution and to provide feedback.

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Online Pairs League - Autumn 24


To enter the Autumn Season of our Online Pairs League - suitable for everyone from Novices to Internationals!

Registrations close Friday April 5 (with later entries at Director's discretion) for the eight-week season starting next Tuesday evening, April 9 at 7:30pm.

NSWBA ANC Restricted Butler Pairs Qualifying

Entries are now open for the NSWBA ANC Restricted Butler Pairs Qualifier, Tuesdays March 19 & 26 at 7.15pm on RealBridge.

All pairs who had fewer than 300 masterpoints at 31 December, 2023 and who are members of a club affiliated with the NSWBA are invited to play.

Prizes include a grant offered to the winning pair to attend the ANC Restricted Butler Pairs in Orange on 13-14 July. Other prizes (dependent on entries) include free entry to the ANC Restricted Butler Pairs and a restricted event in the Spring Nationals.

The grant, which will cover the ANC Restricted Butler Pairs entry fee, travel and accommodation is generously donated by the Australian Bridge Federation.

ABF Foundation Fund Raiser

The ABF Foundation is auctioning Professionals and Leading Players to play in a Red-Point Session at 7pm (AEDT) on RealBridge on Tuesday 5 March 2024.

All proceeds go towards the ABF Foundation.

» read more

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the NSW Bridge Association will be held at the NSWBA premises on Wednesday, 28 February, 2024 at 6pm.

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2023 McCutcheon

Congratulations to Liam Milne, the winner of the McCutcheon Trophy for the most masterpoints earned in 2023 with 438.37 masterpoints.

For all McCutcheon lists go to National Masterpoint Reports

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