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April newsletter now out.  Click here.

 
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Midlands League

MCL vs Nottinghamshire   2 April 2017 : 1430hrs
Dawes:  drew 10-10 to retain second place in the league, and the only team to beat the winners (and well done, Warwickshire),

Porter:  won 15-5 to end up 4th in the league.

Markham:  won 17-3 to move even further ahead at the top of the league, undefeated and over a match clear of second.  Well done!

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

LATEST NEWS/CHANGES

**NEW** : HAND OF THE DAY : see the left hand menu.

2 Apr 2017  the latest newsletter is out - April 2017 - and older are here too : March 2017,  February 2017January 2017 : December16 and see the Newsletter TAB on left for older issues.

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

TD Course at CBC

TD COURSE 2017

Venue Cheltenham Bridge Club

Training by Ted Hill

Dates: Saturdays - Sept. 9th - Oct. 14th - Nov. 11th - Dec. 9th 

Bookings through EBU

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

24th April        Spring Teams (just turn up as a team)

1st May          Bank Holiday Summer Pairs

8th May          Spring Pairs

15th May        Spring Pairs

22nd May.      Spring Teams

29th May.       Bank Holiday Summmer Pairs

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

Coming Events

County AGM and the Champions Cup : Sunday 21st May starting at 1330 : entry to the bridge is free, you just have to turn up for the AGM.  This includes free food, and there will be prizes in multiple categories.  You won't often get an offer like this!  And there will be a stanby partner, so you can come to the AGM by yourself if you want to.

Upcoming Special Events

CHELTENHAM CONGRESS : the weekend of 28-30 April at the Chase Hotel. Click here for more details.

MIDLANDS MIXED PAIRS being played in DERBYSHIRE on Sunday 30th April.  Click here for details.

NATIONAL SWISS TEAMS : the weekend of 13-14 May at WMBC in Solihull.  Excellent value for an EBU event!  Click here for more details.

AVON GREEN POINT SWISS : the weekend of 20-21 May at University of West of England in Bristol.  Click here for details.

OXFORDSHIRE GREEN POINT : weekend 10-11 June at Marlborough School's Enterprise Centre Woodstock. Click here for more details

GLOS-HEREFORD GREEN POINT SWISS : the weekend of 22-23 July at Ross-on-Wye.  Click here for more details

Latest Trophy Winners

League & Knock-out - See separate boxes

Ace of Clubs : Diana & Ken Vowles  - Leonard Cup : Ruth Thomas & Caroline Bristol

Winter Teams : Ian & Val Constable, Roy Collard, Steve Evans, Patrick Phair

Newent Bowl : Daphne Hogarth & Chris Lewis, Mary Jones & Cynthia Moore

Winter Pairs: Joe Angseesing & Keith Stanley

Rank Xerox: Thribb

Individual: Mike Wignall

 

External Results

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

Llangollen Swiss Teams : Paul Denning and Patrick Shields were members of the team who came 3rd in this Swiss Teams.

EBU Seniors Congress : Richard Chamberlain & Patrick Shields played in a team with Graham Sadie and came 3rd in the Swiss Teams.

SBU Autumn Congress : Patrick Shields (with Clive Owen) won the 2-session Pairs Qualifying round, and won the Teams Qualifying round and came second in the Teams Final.

Richard Butland's team lost in the final of the EBU 2016 Seniors Knock Out to a Berks & Bucks team.

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).

CLICK HERE FOR HAND OF THE DAY
CLICK HERE FOR HAND OF THE DAY
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 final Winter league.  Winners Angseesing, Denning, Watson, Butland & Chamberlain

Div 2 final Winter league   Winners Rogers,Waggett, Harris & Gilham

Div 3 current Winter league  Winners Simons, Phair, Edmondson, Downes & Croot ( by 1 VP)

Updated Butlers for 3 April matches on results info tab

(updated 5 April) 

 

Clubs League current results tables  Div 1  Div 2  Div 3

County Knock Out

Season 2016-17 draw now available.   The winners were Angseesing, Atthey, Butland, Chamberlain & Denning who beat Rogers, Waggett, Harris & Councer in the final

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
24th Apr 2017
Spring Teams 3
10th Apr 2017
GCBA Spring Swiss Pairs
3rd Apr 2017
League 10
2nd Apr 2017
Midlands Counties League vs NOTTS (H)
2nd Apr 2017
Ace of Clubs Final
27th Mar 2017
Spring Teams 2
26th Mar 2017
County Pairs Final
22nd Mar 2017
GCBA Squad practice
22nd Mar 2017
GCBA Squad practice B
20th Mar 2017
League 9
Calendar
26th Apr 2017
GCBA Squad practice
 Click for more information
28th Apr 2017
GCBA & Cheltenham Congress
29th Apr 2017
GCBA & Cheltenham Congress Swiss Pairs
30th Apr 2017
GCBA & Cheltenham Congress Swiss Teams
1st May 2017
BH Summer Pairs
8th May 2017
Spring (Swiss) Pairs 3
15th May 2017
Spring (Swiss) Pairs 4
21st May 2017
GCBA AGM
22nd May 2017
Spring Teams 4
24th May 2017
GCBA Squad practice
CLICK HERE FOR HAND OF THE DAY
CLICK HERE FOR HAND OF THE DAY
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 final Winter league.  Winners Angseesing, Denning, Watson, Butland & Chamberlain

Div 2 final Winter league   Winners Rogers,Waggett, Harris & Gilham

Div 3 current Winter league  Winners Simons, Phair, Edmondson, Downes & Croot ( by 1 VP)

Updated Butlers for 3 April matches on results info tab

(updated 5 April) 

 

Clubs League current results tables  Div 1  Div 2  Div 3

County Knock Out

Season 2016-17 draw now available.   The winners were Angseesing, Atthey, Butland, Chamberlain & Denning who beat Rogers, Waggett, Harris & Councer in the final

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
24th Apr 2017
Spring Teams 3
10th Apr 2017
GCBA Spring Swiss Pairs
3rd Apr 2017
League 10
2nd Apr 2017
Midlands Counties League vs NOTTS (H)
2nd Apr 2017
Ace of Clubs Final
27th Mar 2017
Spring Teams 2
26th Mar 2017
County Pairs Final
22nd Mar 2017
GCBA Squad practice
22nd Mar 2017
GCBA Squad practice B
20th Mar 2017
League 9
Calendar
26th Apr 2017
GCBA Squad practice
 Click for more information
28th Apr 2017
GCBA & Cheltenham Congress
29th Apr 2017
GCBA & Cheltenham Congress Swiss Pairs
30th Apr 2017
GCBA & Cheltenham Congress Swiss Teams
1st May 2017
BH Summer Pairs
8th May 2017
Spring (Swiss) Pairs 3
15th May 2017
Spring (Swiss) Pairs 4
21st May 2017
GCBA AGM
22nd May 2017
Spring Teams 4
24th May 2017
GCBA Squad practice