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Stroud BC's new Monday afternoon session - details here.

Latest draft of GCBA Strategy added - read it here.

County Squad Training Day Saturday 1st June 10.00


18 Apr 19 : latest newsletter - Mar/Apr 2019 

12 Apr 19 : link to minutes for last AGM added to the calendar item for this year's AGM.

8 Apr 2019 : committee minutes from 01 April out.

Welcome to Gloucestershire County Bridge
♠  This is the official website for the GCBA   ♣ 
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.
Do check out the FORTHCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS page for Congress, Green Point and Blue Point events.

More Details on all sessions are under the GCBA EVENTS menu on the left :  click here for a summary of events 2018/19

  • 20th May    Summer Teams
  • 27th May    Bank Holiday (Summer) Pairs
  • 3rd June     Summer Teams
  • 10th June   Summer Pairs
  • 17th June   Summer Teams
  • 24th June   Summer 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 -

Weekend Events

See "Upcoming Special Events" Tab in main menu for:

  • Avon Green Point Weekend 18th - 19th May
  • Garden Cities Final 15th June
  • Tudor B.C. Garden Party Bridge 3rd July
  • Gloucestershire & Herefordshire Green Point Weekend 20th - 21st July
  • West of England Congress, Weston 4th-6th October



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" 

TETBURY : Jim Edwards runs lessons as part of the South Cotswolds Bridge Club venture - see the web site.

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.


Latest Trophy Winners

EBU Magazine Feb19 Opening Leads Competition : Keith Sharp won the Open Section (after winning the Telegraph Christmas competition).

County Pairs : Tony Hill & Alan Wearmouth

County Knock-Out : Keith Stanley with Paul Denning, Richard Plackett, Garry Watson, Alan Wearmouth

Newent Bowl : Sian Brady & John Wittenbury, John Councer & Suzy Lawson

External Results

Please email any external result to for inclusion here.

Telegraph Christmas Competition :  the competition was won by Keith Sharp.

SBU Winter Fours :  the team with Dan McIntosh & Patrick Shields came third.

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.

County League

MONDAY LEAGUES: Div 1  Div 2 and 2A and 2B

CLEVERLY TEAMS :  Divisions 1, NorthernSouthern

Summer Pairs
B.H. Pairs
Cheltenham Congress
GP Swiss Pairs
Friday Open Pairs
Evesham Cup
League 10
GCBA Squad Practice
B.H. Pairs
20th May 2019
Summer Teams
23rd May 2019
GCBA Squad Practice
27th May 2019
B.H. Pairs
1st Jun 2019
County Training Day RE-INSTATED
3rd Jun 2019
Summer Teams
3rd Jun 2019
Monthly Committee Meeting
10th Jun 2019
Summer Pairs
17th Jun 2019
Summer Teams
24th Jun 2019
Summer Pairs
27th Jun 2019
GCBA Squad Practice