The Borders Association of Bridge Clubs (BABC) has seven members: Berwick BC, Duns BC, Hawick BC, Jedburgh BC, Kelso BC, Ormiston BC (Melrose), and Peebles BC. The presidency of the association rotates around these clubs with Ormiston BC presiding for 2017-18.
The association runs two events during the year: the Border Pairs on Sunday 19 November 2017; and on Sunday 25 February 2018, the Border Teams competition.
Brian Griffiths is the Berwick representative on BABC and should be contacted if you wish to play in these events.
2017-18 Border Teams result - congratulations to Ros French & George Martin and Reg Drysdale & Jean Mole on winning the event. Jo & Bill Rowley and Brian Griffiths & Louis Moore were fourth, one place ahead of last year's winners.
2017-18 Border Pairs result - congratulations, once agan, to Brian Thomas and George Martin on successfully defending their title. Marguerite Robson & Ann Ross were fourth.
2016-17 Border Teams result - congratulations to Joan Tait & Marion Mead and Marguerite Robson & Dorothy Moore who won the title convincingly.
2016-17 Border Pairs result - congratulations to Brian Thomas and George Martin who won. Marilyn Hodgson and Jo Rowley were third.
2015-16 Border Pairs result - congratulations to Jean Mole and Reg Drysdale who finished second.
2015-16 Border Teams result - congratulations to Brian Griffiths & Rita McCreath, Christine & Ian McCreath who finished second.
The 1st Borders Charity Simultaneous Pairs was held on Thursday 6 July 2017. It was organised by the Peebles Bridge Club in association with a number of bridge clubs in the Scottish Borders.
A hand commentary was provided by Paul Gipson. It was assumed that most participants would be playing Acol, with a weak no trump and weak two bids in the majors.
The Berwick-upon-Tweed Bridge Club made a donation to the Grenfell Tower Appeal.
Hand commentary (PDF, two hands per page, 16 pages)
Hand commentary brochure (PDF, print out double-sided and fold, 4 pages)
Interclub results (click on the link and select the Interclub button)