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Latest committee minutes published.  Latest newsletter published.  Details of next year's competitions are now available (GCBA Events button above) July Committee meeting notes now out - click here. 

GCBA now has a Facebook presence : search on "GCBA bridge" or click here to find it; if you have a Facebook account, you can "follow" the page and get all the news delivered to you as it happens.

 Printed Calendars for 2018/19

They are available at CBC please take one.  If your club would like some sent to you please ask Judy

Email: judy.sanis@gcba.org.uk

 
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Tollemache Team 2018/9

The Team for the Tollemache Qualifier

(17th/18th November 2018)

J Sanis (Capt.)
RJA Butland & G Watson
PJ Denning & R Plackett
P Shields & RM Chamberlain
J Atthey & C Robinson

Reserves:
K Stanley & J Angseesing
D Nettleton & B Youngs

LATEST NEWS/CHANGES

31st Jul 2018 : latest newsletter - July/August 2018 

28 Jul 2018 : dates and formats etc for next year's competitions are now available from the "GCBA Events" tab.

13 Jul 2018 : minutes of two committee meeting published (21jun, 02jul)

2 Jun 2018 : latest newsletter - June 2018; the Privacy Notice has been published;  the County Strategy which will be reviewed this month is there for reading;  the AGM minutes are published.

06 May 2018: the latest newletter is there - May 2018, and older are on the Newsletter TAB on left.  Committee minutes for April 18 meeting now added.

20 Feb 2018 : latests two sets of committee minutes added under GCBA Organisation TAB08 Jul : Facebook logo link added to the top of the screen

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

 
Welcome to Gloucestershire County Bridge
 ♠  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 events 2017/8

Click here for a summary of events 2018/9

  • 13th August  Summer Pairs
  • 20th August  Summer Teams
  • 27th August  Summer Pairs (BH)

Start of New Winter Season

  • 3rd Sept.    Winter Swiss Teams
  • 10th Sept.  Winter Pairs
  • 17th Sept.  League 1
  • 24th Sept.  Women's & Men's Pairs     

This Season's Monday events are in the calendar with extra information under Monday Nights Pairs/Teams

Patrick Shields is our CTD. Do contact him for more information - ctd@gcba.org.uk

Midlands League

Training Day: Saturday 18th August.  Lead by Richard Butland and Garry Watson.  All team members and members wishing to improve their game made very welcome.

Start promptly at 10.00.  Let Judy Sanis know you are coming.  £7.50 to include tea/coffee and cake. Sandwiches available to purchase.

Current and next season's MCL matches are in the calendar.  After the final match the teams have ended up 2nd in the Dawes (needed to get 3 more VPs from Warwickshire in that match to win), 2nd in the Porter (needed 3 more VPs against Oxfordshire in that match) and in 4th place in the Markham (which we won last year).   Running tables via the EBU - click for  Dawes, Porter, Markham

JUNIOR FUND raising SIMS PAIRS

This was held over four days between 9th and 12th July - with two heats each day.  Cheltenham BC provided four heats, plus GCBA, Nomads, Southam and Tewkesbury.  Chipping Campden couldn't play but sent in a useful donation, and a number of other donaitons were received and welcomed. The proceeds of the event have been declared as £465.43.  Many thanks to all - particularly the extra donations and CBC for free use of boards and printing.  The top scorers were

  • Monday : Tony Letts & MIke Wignall (GCBA)
  • Tuesday : Liz McWalter & Bill Richmond (CBC morning)
  • Wednesday : Colin & Maggie Davison (Southam)
  • Thursday : Roger Eaton & Edward Phillips (Nomads)
External Results

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

East Wales August Swiss Pairs (31 tables) Alison Pritchard & Ben Handley Pritchard were equal 2nd.

Scarborough Summer Congress 2018.  Claire Robinson & John Atthey won the the Swiss pairs.  In a field of 140 pairs they were 10 VPs clear of second place.

ECATS Kidney Research Sims Pairs: The winning pair - across 757 pairs playing - was Norah Allen & Stewart Harrison from the Gloucester heat with over 71% nationally. Well done ! m [Curiously, the other pair with the same percentage from in-club scoring, dropped to 44th nationally]

Avon 1-day teams: The winning team included John Councer and Angelos Agathangelou (46 teams).

Latest Trophy Winners

The County Knock-Out was won by the team of Richard Chamberlain, Diana Nettleton, Patrick Shields, Keith Stanley, Garry Watson & Alan Wearmouth.

The Ace of Clubs was won by Steve Betteley & Kristian Cole

The County Pairs final was won by Mark Rogers & Patrick Shields.

The Cotswold Cup was won by three pairs : Enid Castle & Sybil Davies, Anne Swannell & Roger Williams, Paul Lilley & Peter Swales.

The Rank Xerox teams was won by Cheltenham B (Steve Betteley & Kristian Cole, Andrew Bull & James Hastie, Christian Fleming & Toby Roberts, Caroline Ovenstone & Sharon Roberts)

The 2016-17 Victor Ludorum (most Master Points on Mondays excluding 1st-team players) was won by Ashok Kwatra (more detail, past winners - click here)

BRIDGE LESSONS

There is lots of learning to be done at the Gloucestershire Youth Bridge - click here for its website.

CHELTENHAM :  The teaching team are starting a new series of lessons starting in September. For more information see the club web site.

GLOUCESTER: Starting September 2017.  Lessons available on Monday at Gloucester B.C..  For further discussion contact Tom (01452 725587) or Stewart (01452 525005)

NEWENT : Starting 29th September 2017.  More details at click here.  EBU qualified teachers, and it runs for two terms.

MALMESBURY (Tetbury & Cirencester) : Robert Cobbold offers "fun and friendly bridge for beginners and beyond.  07526451532" 

WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE (boundary of South Glos and Glos, NW Wiltshire) : Ian Cooke (accredited EBUTA teacher) offers lessons for beginners, improvers and runs Gentle bridge sessions. Contact details here.

 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE YOUTH BRIDGE

Click here or the title bar of this box to get to the GYB website for the latest on the Youth World Championships.

CLUBS LIST
County League

MONDAY LEAGUES: Div 1  Div 2

CLEVERLY TEAMS :  Divisions 1, NE, NW, S

Results
13th Aug 2018
Summer Pairs
12th Aug 2018
GLOS-AVON friendly match
6th Aug 2018
Summer Teams
30th Jul 2018
Summer Pairs
24th Jul 2018
Summer Pairs - hctest
23rd Jul 2018
Summer Pairs
16th Jul 2018
Summer Teams
10th Jul 2018
Summer Pairs SIMS-hctest
9th Jul 2018
Summer Pairs - SIMS PAIRS FOR JUNIOR FUND
8th Jul 2018
Midlands Bowl
Calendar
18th Aug 2018
County Training Day
1000
20th Aug 2018
Summer Teams
23rd Aug 2018
Tollemache Squad Preparation
19.00
27th Aug 2018
BH Summer Pairs
3rd Sep 2018
Winter Swiss Teams
3rd Sep 2018
Monthly committee meeting
18.00
9th Sep 2018
Midlands Counties League : LEIC (A)
1400
 Click for more information
10th Sep 2018
Winter Pairs
16th Sep 2018
EDGAR FOSTER CUP
 Click for more information
17th Sep 2018
League
GLOUCESTERSHIRE YOUTH BRIDGE

Click here or the title bar of this box to get to the GYB website for the latest on the Youth World Championships.

CLUBS LIST
County League

MONDAY LEAGUES: Div 1  Div 2

CLEVERLY TEAMS :  Divisions 1, NE, NW, S

Results
13th Aug 2018
Summer Pairs
12th Aug 2018
GLOS-AVON friendly match
6th Aug 2018
Summer Teams
30th Jul 2018
Summer Pairs
24th Jul 2018
Summer Pairs - hctest
23rd Jul 2018
Summer Pairs
16th Jul 2018
Summer Teams
10th Jul 2018
Summer Pairs SIMS-hctest
9th Jul 2018
Summer Pairs - SIMS PAIRS FOR JUNIOR FUND
8th Jul 2018
Midlands Bowl
Calendar
18th Aug 2018
County Training Day
1000
20th Aug 2018
Summer Teams
23rd Aug 2018
Tollemache Squad Preparation
19.00
27th Aug 2018
BH Summer Pairs
3rd Sep 2018
Winter Swiss Teams
3rd Sep 2018
Monthly committee meeting
18.00
9th Sep 2018
Midlands Counties League : LEIC (A)
1400
 Click for more information
10th Sep 2018
Winter Pairs
16th Sep 2018
EDGAR FOSTER CUP
 Click for more information
17th Sep 2018
League