Stroud BC's new Monday afternoon session - details here.
Latest draft of GCBA Strategy added - read it here.
We are very sad to announce that Ian died on Monday afternoon 4th February.
Ian will be missed by so many of us. We send our thoughts to Val and all their family.
The Funeral is on Friday 1st March at 11.00am at Cheltenham Crematorium. There will be refreshments afterwards at the Ellenborough Hotel and everyone is welcome. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, to Sue Ryder or the Blue Cross.
For Ian's Obituary click: Ian Constable Obituary.pdf
10 Feb 2019 : committee minutes from 04 February out.
09 February : moved the Newent Bowl advert to the Upcoming Special Events page
27 January 2019 : latest newsletter - Jan/Feb 2019
More Details on all sessions are under the GCBA EVENTS menu on the left : click here for a summary of events 2018/19
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 - email@example.com
And don't forget the Newent Bowl comes on 3rd March - details here.
Our Annual Charity Event for the Sue Ryder Hospice
Sunday February 17th February at 1'oclock. Cost is £10 per person and includes afternoon tea. Enter as a Pair and score as a team with international players who played the hands in an earlier match. Please join us for a fun afternoon.
EBU Heat of Ranked Master Pairs for those below the rank of Regional Master
Cheltenham Bridge Club is running the heat on 24th February starting at 11.00. This is a 48-board session with a meal break and will be coordinated with simultaneous play in other parts of the country.
Cost is £13 including free tea/coffee and biscuits. Sandwich and cake tea available at £5. Director is Christine Macfarlane.
Entry through link on CBC website - www.cheltenhambridgeclub.com
Rank Xerox teams-of-8 : THRIBB
Bredon Vale Cup : THRIBB-A : Angelos Agathangelou & John Councer, Natalie Davenport & John Polhill.
Mens Pairs Roger Jackson & Peter Waggett
Womens Pairs Wendy Angseesing & Anne Swannell
Summer Pairs Joe Angseesing
Summer Teams Allan Sanis
The 2017-18 Victor Ludorum (most Master Points on Mondays excluding 1st-team players) was won by Roger Schofield, (past winners - click here)
The Staffordshire & Shropshire match saw a 16-4 win for the Dawes, a 16-4 win for the Porter, and an 11-9 win for the Markham team.
In the Dawes we are still 2 VPs behind Leicestershire; in the Porter we have slipped to 11 Vps behind Oxfordshire; in the Markham we are equal first with Warwickshire. In Dawes and Markham we are gauranteed a firstor second place finish.
The final match of the season is Warwickshire on 14th April 2019.
Please email any external result to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion here.
EBU Premier League : the team of John Atthey, Richard Chamberlain, Patrick Shields & Garry Watson won Division Two and earned promotion to Div One for next year.
Weston Congress : Brian Golby's team came 2nd
EBU 'Play with an expert pair' Simultaneous Pairs: 3rd East-West (62 pairs) Nicky Ferguson & Tom Jarman.
East Wales August Swiss Pairs (31 tables) Alison Pritchard & Ben Handley Pritchard were equal 2nd.
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.
Click here or the title bar of this box to get to the GYB website
MONDAY LEAGUES: Div 1 Div 2
CLEVERLY TEAMS : Divisions 1, Northern, Southern