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GCBA & CBC Congress 2017

Note for you Diary!

The Cheltenham 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

Entry form and printed programme available early December

Gloucestershire Teams' Training Day

Saturday Training Day for GCBA County Teams run by Patrick

Saturday January 28th 2017

coffeee 9.45 with 10.00 prompt start. Lunch 12.45.  End 15.00

Cost £7.50 (incl. lunch)

Saturday January 26th link to notes

Contact Judy if you wish to attend - judithsanis@aol.com

 

Midlands League

MCL vs Worcs (a) 11 Dec 2016
 
Dawes
 
P Shields (Capt.) & T Hill
R Butland & P Denning
R Chamberlain & A Kambites
K Stanley & J Angseesing
 
 
Porter
 
J Simons (Capt.)  & P Phair
R Harris & T Gilham
M Rogers & P Waggett
D Atthey & A Pritchard
 
Markham
 
D Simons (Captain) & A Kwatra
T Letts & R Schofield
M Wignall & P Lilley
J Councer & N Ferguson

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

News from the Clubs

Newent Bridge Club:

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

5th December     Winter Teams 4

12th December   Winter Pairs 4

19th December   League 5

26th December. CLUB CLOSED

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

Bredon Vale Cup

Well done to EDF Energy on winning the Bredon Vale Cup with Thribb second and Tewkesbury third

LATEST NEWS / CHANGES

05 Dec  the latest newsletter is out - December 2016 . See the Newsletter TAB on left for more.

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

Latest Trophy Winners

Mixed Pairs: Ben Britton & Maggie Eaton (Allan and Judy Sanis win the Flitch)

Men's Pairs: Patrick Shields & Garry Watson

Women's Pairs: Val Constable & Alison Pritchard

Everett Cup : Penelope & Chris Healey, 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.

 

 

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 17 October). 

Butlers now available for League match 4 - see results.   

Clubs League current results tables  Div 1  Div 2  Div 3

County Knock Out

Season 2016-17 draw now available.   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
5th Dec 2016
Winter Teams 4
28th Nov 2016
Mixed Pairs / Flitch
23rd Nov 2016
GCBA Squad Practice 3A
23rd Nov 2016
GCBA Squad Practice 3B
21st Nov 2016
League 4
14th Nov 2016
Winter Pairs 3
13th Nov 2016
Midlands Counties League vs LEIC (A)
7th Nov 2016
Winter Teams 3
6th Nov 2016
Everett Cup
31st Oct 2016
League 3
Calendar
11th Dec 2016
Midlands Counties League vs WOSC (A)
12th Dec 2016
Winter Pairs 4
19th Dec 2016
League 5
 Click for more information
26th Dec 2016
No Event - Club Closed
2nd Jan 2017
Individual
9th Jan 2017
Winter Pairs 5
15th Jan 2017
Midlands Counties League vs OXF (H)
16th Jan 2017
League 6
 Click for more information
23rd Jan 2017
County Pairs Qualifying Heat
23rd Jan 2017
Rank Xerox
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 17 October). 

Butlers now available for League match 4 - see results.   

Clubs League current results tables  Div 1  Div 2  Div 3

County Knock Out

Season 2016-17 draw now available.   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
5th Dec 2016
Winter Teams 4
28th Nov 2016
Mixed Pairs / Flitch
23rd Nov 2016
GCBA Squad Practice 3A
23rd Nov 2016
GCBA Squad Practice 3B
21st Nov 2016
League 4
14th Nov 2016
Winter Pairs 3
13th Nov 2016
Midlands Counties League vs LEIC (A)
7th Nov 2016
Winter Teams 3
6th Nov 2016
Everett Cup
31st Oct 2016
League 3
Calendar
11th Dec 2016
Midlands Counties League vs WOSC (A)
12th Dec 2016
Winter Pairs 4
19th Dec 2016
League 5
 Click for more information
26th Dec 2016
No Event - Club Closed
2nd Jan 2017
Individual
9th Jan 2017
Winter Pairs 5
15th Jan 2017
Midlands Counties League vs OXF (H)
16th Jan 2017
League 6
 Click for more information
23rd Jan 2017
County Pairs Qualifying Heat
23rd Jan 2017
Rank Xerox