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Printed Programme 2016/7

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Printed Programme now available 2016/7 season

Plenty of copies available in the club at Cheltenham

If you wish to collect some for your own club you are most welcome

News from the Clubs

Newent Bridge Club:

GCBA & CBC Congress 2017

Note for you Diary!

The Congress will be held at the Chase Hotel Brockworth GL3 4PB

Dates: Friday 28th to Sunday 30th April 2017

Friday - a full programme including No Fear

Saturday - Green Point Swiss Pairs   NEW for 2017

Sunday Green Point Swiss Teams

Midlands League
MCL vs Warks 9 Oct. 2016 (h)
Dawes
P Shields (Capt.) & R Chamberlain
R Butland & P Denning
K Stanley & J Angseesing
A Wearmouth & T Hill
Porter
I (Capt.) & V Constable
M Rogers & P Waggett
R Harris & T Gilham
D Atthey & A Pritchard
Markham
D Simons (Captain) & A Kwatra
M Wignall & P Lilley
T Letts & R Schofield
L Harrison & P Swales

 

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

BRIDGE LESSONS

CHELTENHAM : see the club web site.

GLOUCESTER: Starting September 2016.  Each Monday at Gloucester B.C. Intermediate course of lessons for those who have completed the beginners course.  If you wish to join contact Tom (01452 725587) or Stewart (01452 525005)

BOX: Starting October 6th 2016 in the village hall.  Mark Rogers will be offering lessons and invites you to contact him by email: mark@greyroofs.me.uk

 
 ♠  This is the official GCBA web site ♣  
MONDAYS @ CBC

More Details on all sessions are under the GCBA EVENTS menu on the left.

Click here for a summary of the schedule

3rd October Winter Teams 2 (of 6). You are welcome at any session but let Paul know if you are coming for the first time or you are missing a session.

10th October Winter Pairs 2 (of 6) Just turn up for any session - no need to let us know.

17th October County League 2   See More Info tab on calendar for match 2 details

24th October County Knock Out Qualifier Just turn up as a team of 4.

31st October County League 3 See More Info tab on calendar for match 3 details

Paul Denning is our new CTD do contact him for more information - ctd@gcba.org.uk

Bredon Vale Cup

The Bredon Vale Cup for inter-club teams of four is being held on Sunday 16th. October at Cheltenham Bridge Club with a start time of 1.30pm. We will play about 25 to 30 boards with a break for tea so the finish time will be no later than 6pm. Each club may enter up to three teams of four and teams may contain only one player who is ranked National Master or higher. The entry is £5 per person which includes tea.

New Season Events on Mondays

  2016/17 Season Timetable is now available  

Sessions are shown in the calendar.

The season kicks of with session 1 of the Winter Swiss Teams (of 6) on 5th September and this competition continues on the first Monday in following months.

Second Mondays in the month are Pairs sessions (of 6) and the third Monday will be the County League Matches (for Teams of 4).

Also, please start thinking about your entry for the County Teams of 4 Knockout. The first round is Monday 24th October.

LATEST NEWS / CHANGES

04 Sep: the latest newsletter is out - click here for September - [Aug16 here] - [Jul16 here]  [Jun16 here] - [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

Everett Cup : Penelope Healey & Ashok Kwatra, Peter Swales & Anne Swannell

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.

Richard Butland's team has reached the final of the EBU Seniors Knock Out.

Gloucestershire/Herefordshire Congress - Kanwar Rahim & Paul Denning won the Swiss Pairs.

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. (updated 20 September). 

Butlers now available for League match 1 - see results.   

Clubs League current results tables  Div 1  Div 2  Div 3

County Knock Out

Was won by Angseesing & Chamberlain, Butland & Denning.   Full detail - click on header.

GCBA Web page updates

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

Results
26th Sep 2016
GCBA Mens Pairs
26th Sep 2016
GCBA Ladies Pairs
19th Sep 2016
League 1
18th Sep 2016
EDGAR FOSTER (Midlands Teams)
12th Sep 2016
Winter Pairs 1
11th Sep 2016
Midlands Counties League vs STAFF (A)
5th Sep 2016
Winter Teams 1
29th Aug 2016
B.H. Summer Pairs
22nd Aug 2016
Summer Pairs
15th Aug 2016
Summer Teams
Calendar
3rd Oct 2016
Winter Teams 2
9th Oct 2016
Midlands Counties League vs WARW (H)
10th Oct 2016
Winter Pairs 2
16th Oct 2016
Bredon Vale
17th Oct 2016
League 2
 Click for more information
24th Oct 2016
Knockout Teams(4) Heat/First Round
31st Oct 2016
League 3
 Click for more information
6th Nov 2016
Everett Cup
7th Nov 2016
Winter Teams 3
13th Nov 2016
Midlands Counties League vs LEIC (A)
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. (updated 20 September). 

Butlers now available for League match 1 - see results.   

Clubs League current results tables  Div 1  Div 2  Div 3

County Knock Out

Was won by Angseesing & Chamberlain, Butland & Denning.   Full detail - click on header.

GCBA Web page updates

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

Results
26th Sep 2016
GCBA Mens Pairs
26th Sep 2016
GCBA Ladies Pairs
19th Sep 2016
League 1
18th Sep 2016
EDGAR FOSTER (Midlands Teams)
12th Sep 2016
Winter Pairs 1
11th Sep 2016
Midlands Counties League vs STAFF (A)
5th Sep 2016
Winter Teams 1
29th Aug 2016
B.H. Summer Pairs
22nd Aug 2016
Summer Pairs
15th Aug 2016
Summer Teams
Calendar
3rd Oct 2016
Winter Teams 2
9th Oct 2016
Midlands Counties League vs WARW (H)
10th Oct 2016
Winter Pairs 2
16th Oct 2016
Bredon Vale
17th Oct 2016
League 2
 Click for more information
24th Oct 2016
Knockout Teams(4) Heat/First Round
31st Oct 2016
League 3
 Click for more information
6th Nov 2016
Everett Cup
7th Nov 2016
Winter Teams 3
13th Nov 2016
Midlands Counties League vs LEIC (A)