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Hereford-Gloucester Green Point weekend

Comes on 23-24th July 2016.  Full details and entry forms - click here.   To find out more click GCBA Events on the menu above.

Midlands League

After the final match, DAWES is in second place, PORTER is in second place, MARKHAM is in fourth place.   The one county above us on all three is Warwickshire.  Well done the GCBA squad.

See results for details.  Running tables via the EBU - click for  Dawes, Porter, Markham.

BRIDGE LESSONS

CHELTENHAM : see the club web site.

STROUD : starting Thursday 3rd September 2015, by Angelos (an English Bridge Union affiliated teacher sponsored by Stroud Bridge Club) and at the Imperial Hotel.  Intermediate level course suitable for relative novices or those who are rusty.   Runs  from 7pm to 9pm.  Contact details : telephone  01453 450135 or email to  learnbridge@therightplace.net.

 
 ♠  This is the official GCBA web site ♣  
Our own GREEN Point Event

Two Day Green Point Event

Gloucestershire joins with Herefordshire

Saturday 23rd July - Swiss Pairs - Start 1pm

Sunday 24th July - Swiss Teams - Start 11am

Down load entry form by  clicking on link on the left of the page

or contact Chris Chowney - 01989 750144 - gandhgpw@gmail.com

SPECIAL EVENTS

Sat 2 July :

♠  Everett Cup ♠ 

A charity event supporting MINDSONG : enter as a team-of-4 : cost is £15 per head, to include a hot meal, with profits going to MINDSONG.

Held at Cheltenham Bridge Club.  Start time 11.30

 

Sun 3 July :

Midland Counties IMPROVERS

Simultaneous Pairs

To be held at Cheltenham BC, starting at 1430 hrs for 24 boards with a food break and commentaries on the hands and discussion. There will be wine prizes!  Aimed at those playing under 5 years and with less than 5000 master points (less than the rank of Master).  Cost £10 per person. Entries to: entries@gcba.org.net

 

ENTRIES to ctd@gcba.org.uk

[If your club has a special event to advertise here, please email details to publicity@gcba.org.uk]

County Night at Cheltenham Bridge Club
More details on all sessions is under the EVENTS menu on the left.
 
Mondays in June 2016
 
27th     Summer Pairs - all welcome - just turn up
Mondays in July 2016
4th       Summer Teams - come as a pair
11th     Summer Swiss Pairs - let Patrick know if you are a new pair
18th     Summer Teams - come as a pair
25th     Summer Pairs - just turn up
 
Entry Sheet for the 2016-7 League now available on the GCBA notice board
Matches to be held on Monday evenings from September (dates to be agreeed)
 
LATEST NEWS / CHANGES

31 May : the latest newsletter is out - click here for June - [May16 here]  - [April16 here] :  - [March16 here].   [February16 here][January16 here].   We also have masses of older newsletters : click here for 2006-2012  and click here for 1997-2006.

01 Apr : the EBU have released a video about card dealing - well worth watching - click here.

Latest Trophy Winners

Champion's Cup:  Patrick Shields & Derek Rue

Spring Pairs:       Alan Wearmouth & Tony Hill

County Knockout : Joe Angseesing & Richard Chamberlain, Richard Butland & Paul Denning.

CONGRESS : congratulations to Wendy and Joe Angseesing who had an excellent set of results in the Cheltenham Congress, winning the Mixed Pairs, the Mixed Teams and the Green Point Teams. In the teams events they were partnered by another local pair, Keith Stanley and Alan Wearmouth. The Ladies Pairs was won by Lesley Harrison and Alison Pritchard and the Mens Pairs by David Ballinger and Ashok Kwatra. Mark Rogers and Peter Waggett came a close second in the B Final. Full results for all events are available from the Results column on the right of this page.

County Pairs : Ian & Val Constable

Winter Pairs:  Joe Angseesing & Keith Stanley

Open Teams:  Joe & Wendy Angseesing, Christian Fleming, Mike Wignall, Roger Jackson & Richard Chamberlain

Ace of Clubs : Robert Macrae & Lesley Mitchell from Chipping Campden club.

 

External Results

Please email any external result to results@gcba.org.uk for inclusion here.

The Midlands Counties Bowl was won by Gloucestershire who were represented by Joe & Wendy Angseesing, Ian & Val Constable.

Bath Swiss weekend : in the pairs Paul Archer was 10th, Malcolm Green & Mike Lewis 12th, Andrea & Stan Powell 14th and David Jones 14th (out of 122 pairs).  In the teams Peter Shelley's team was 1st of 60.

EBU Masters Pairs : Patrick Shields & partner won the top section the Premier Grand Masters Pairs.  Peter Shelley & partner won the National Masters section.

Midlands Counties Congress: The Swiss Teams was won by Patrick Shields & Richard Chamberlain playing with a pair from Wales.

EBU Seniors Congress : Tony Hill & Alan Wearmouth & Garry Watson (with David Jones) came 4th in the Swiss Teams out of 45 teams.   None of those who played in the pairs events wish their results reported!

 

CLUBS LEAGUE

This is the entry level teams event run by (David Hauser on behalf of) the County.  There are 3+ divisions across the County and matches are played at your choice of location (Cheltenham Bridge Club is available on some Mondays for this) and the entry fee is only £5 per team per year.  If you want to learn more just ask and we'll put you in touch with some current participants to get an authentic view!

The 2016 winners were Thribb A (in Div One), Wanderers (in Div Two), and EDF Energy A (in Div Three).

EBED - Education & Development

Anything you want on bridge teaching, schools etc

CLUBS LIST

And a list of which plays when ...

County League

CLICK FOR ANY OF : Div 1 current Winter league.   Div 2 current Winter League. Div 3 current Winter League. (updated 17 May).  Div 1 completed Autumn league table; Div 2 completed Autumn league table.   Clubs League results table (final results on 8 Jun 2016 - well done to Thribb A captained by John Councer, Wanderers captained by Mike Lewis and EDF Energy A captained by Jon Nicholls)

County Knock Out

Was won by Angseesing & Chamberlain, Butland & Denning - who amassed a lot more imps in the final than the 3 imps by which they had won their previous two matches.  We wish them all the best in the Pachabo.   Full detail - click on header.

GCBA Web page updates

These are empowered to edit the web pages : contact any of them if you see something needs to be done : Judy, Patrick, Alan, Joe, MikeW.

Results
27th Jun 2016
Summer Pairs
22nd Jun 2016
County Team Squad Practice 11
22nd Jun 2016
GCBA Squad 11a
22nd Jun 2016
GCBA Squad 11b
20th Jun 2016
Summer Teams Session 1
20th Jun 2016
Summer Teams 2 Session 2
20th Jun 2016
Summer Teams 2 Combined
13th Jun 2016
Summer Swiss Pairs
6th Jun 2016
Summer Teams
5th Jun 2016
Champions Cup OVERALL
Calendar
2nd Jul 2016
Everett Cup (charity event)
1130
3rd Jul 2016
Midlands Counties Improvers Pairs
1430
4th Jul 2016
Summer Teams
11th Jul 2016
Summer Swiss Pairs
18th Jul 2016
Summer Teams
23rd Jul 2016
Glos/Heref. Green Point Pairs
24th Jul 2016
Glos/Heref. Green Point Teams
25th Jul 2016
Summer Pairs
1st Aug 2016
Summer Teams
8th Aug 2016
Summer Swiss Pairs
EBED - Education & Development

Anything you want on bridge teaching, schools etc

CLUBS LIST

And a list of which plays when ...

County League

CLICK FOR ANY OF : Div 1 current Winter league.   Div 2 current Winter League. Div 3 current Winter League. (updated 17 May).  Div 1 completed Autumn league table; Div 2 completed Autumn league table.   Clubs League results table (final results on 8 Jun 2016 - well done to Thribb A captained by John Councer, Wanderers captained by Mike Lewis and EDF Energy A captained by Jon Nicholls)

County Knock Out

Was won by Angseesing & Chamberlain, Butland & Denning - who amassed a lot more imps in the final than the 3 imps by which they had won their previous two matches.  We wish them all the best in the Pachabo.   Full detail - click on header.

GCBA Web page updates

These are empowered to edit the web pages : contact any of them if you see something needs to be done : Judy, Patrick, Alan, Joe, MikeW.

Results
27th Jun 2016
Summer Pairs
22nd Jun 2016
County Team Squad Practice 11
22nd Jun 2016
GCBA Squad 11a
22nd Jun 2016
GCBA Squad 11b
20th Jun 2016
Summer Teams Session 1
20th Jun 2016
Summer Teams 2 Session 2
20th Jun 2016
Summer Teams 2 Combined
13th Jun 2016
Summer Swiss Pairs
6th Jun 2016
Summer Teams
5th Jun 2016
Champions Cup OVERALL
Calendar
2nd Jul 2016
Everett Cup (charity event)
1130
3rd Jul 2016
Midlands Counties Improvers Pairs
1430
4th Jul 2016
Summer Teams
11th Jul 2016
Summer Swiss Pairs
18th Jul 2016
Summer Teams
23rd Jul 2016
Glos/Heref. Green Point Pairs
24th Jul 2016
Glos/Heref. Green Point Teams
25th Jul 2016
Summer Pairs
1st Aug 2016
Summer Teams
8th Aug 2016
Summer Swiss Pairs