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The Newent Bowl

February 22nd February at Newent Community School

Application form and more info from the website

Pages viewed in 2015


STROUD : starting Thursday 18th September, by Angelos at the Imperial Hotel.   Click here for more details.

BOX : in the village hall, starting Thursday 11th September for total newcomers, from 2nd October for everyone, by Mark.  Click here for more details.

Midlands League

Next match is not until March 2015 (away to Staffs).   Teams:

DAWES; Shields(c)/Wearmouth, Denning/Butland, J.Simons/Phair, Collard/Hope

PORTER; Constable(c)/Constable, Swannell/Nasturas, Rogers/Waggett, W.Angseesing/Wignall

MARKHAM; Councer/Ferguson, Harrison/Lilley, Goalby/Letts, Kwatra/D.Simons

Standby Powell and Powell

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 ♠  This is the official GCBA web site ♣  
Welcome to our Winter Season
Weekends in February
Sunday 1st Feb : next heat of the Ace of Clubs (restricted to non-National Masters) happens in Stroud, cost £7 per head, entries direct please to Nigel.
Sunday 22nd Feb : Newent Bowl
Mondays in February
2nd   Winter Pairs      <<  we have no standby - if you can do it, please tell Patrick
9th    County league 6
16th   Swiss Pairs 4
23rd   Swiss Teams 7 + Introduction to County Bridge
Latest Trophy Winners

Cotswold Cup (PAB teams) : Anne Swannell & Richard Harris, Mark Rogers & Peter Waggett

County Individual : Lindsay Stewart

Bredon Vale Trophy : Cheltenham C (Ralph Brooks, Chris Healey, Alan & Judy Richards)

Ladies Pairs : Mary Jones & Cynthia Moore

Mens Pairs : Ashok Kwatra & Patrick Shields

External Results


Please email any external result to for inclusion here.

Camrose Internationals - Paul Denning had an unexpected late call-up when one of the Welsh team was taken ill the day before the first leg. Playing in an unfamiliar partnership Paul had a good weekend, and Wales are leading the event at the halfway stage. The second weekend will be in March.

Hubert Phillips - Mark Rogers, Anne Swannell, Richard Harris & Peter Waggett have reached the semi-finals of the Plate competition.

GCBA Non-expert Events

Entries please to Patrick ( or on the list at CBC.  

The first heat of the Ace of Clubs (at Cheltenham Bridge Club) was on October, on Sunday 5th, and we had 8 tables and it was enjoyed by all.  Everyone remembered the earlier start time of 1330 hrs. 

The second heat was at  Newent Community School on Sunday 7th December.  The winners were John Whittenbury and Sian Brady with Val Glendenning and Ann Christie coming second.

The next Heat is on the 1st February and hosted by Stroud B.C.  Please put it in your diary.  Later heats is again at Cheltenham. All scores count towards the club championship.  Winning pair will be determined by their best 3 scores.

Introduction to County Bridge

Many club players have told us that they find it difficult to join in events run by the County because they don't feel good enough.  We would like to change this and offer an:
♠  "Introduction to County Bridge" ♠ 
Several of our top players have offered to host sessions on the 4th Monday of the month from October to April.  There will be 16 boards in play and this will be interspersed by discussion and teaching.  They will be friendly and fun sessions as well as being a real opportunity to play better bridge. 

Please come with a partner.
The next session is at 7.00pm on 26th January at Cheltenham Bridge Club. Your mentor will be announced.  Please be tempted!

You will find other dates in the calendar under Mentored Sessions

County Knock Out

Click above for the new year's draw & results.

Well done to all who qualified. We'll have a new winner this year as the winnign team of the last two years has dissolved.

County League

County League 2014/15

Monday 12th Jan  Final Butler Imps on Info tab

 2014/15 League tables found by clicking here. as at Match 5.

Clubs League results are found by clicking here.

26th Jan 2015
Swiss Teams 6
19th Jan 2015
Swiss Pairs 3
12th Jan 2015
County League 5
11th Jan 2015
Cotswold Cup
5th Jan 2015
Winter Pairs 4
29th Dec 2014
22nd Dec 2014
Swiss Teams 5 + Mentored
15th Dec 2014
Swiss Pairs 2
8th Dec 2014
County League 4
7th Dec 2014
Midlands Counties League vs Derby
31st Jan 2015
1st Feb 2015
Ace of Clubs
2nd Feb 2015
Winter Pairs 5
9th Feb 2015
County League 6
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16th Feb 2015
Swiss Pairs 4
22nd Feb 2015
Newent Bowl
23rd Feb 2015
Swiss Teams 7 + Mentored
2nd Mar 2015
Winter Pairs 6
8th Mar 2015
Everett Cup
9th Mar 2015
County League 7
 Click for more information
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