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Gloucestershire Team Training Day

Saturday January 28th  at 10.00.  Cost £7.50 to include lunch.

Places still available.  If you wish to come please contact Judy Sanis in advance of the day.

judithsanis@aol.com

 
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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

Midlands League

 MCL vs Oxfordshire (h) 15 Jan 2017

    Dawes

P Shields (Capt.) &  A Wearmouth

R Butland & P Denning                                        

R Chamberlain & A Kambites

K Stanley & J Angseesing

      Porter

I (Capt.) & V Constable

M Rogers & P Waggett

D Simons & A Kwatra

J Simons  & P Phair                  

Markham

T Letts & R Schofield (Capt.)

D Atthey & A Pritchard

M Wignall & P Lilley

R Harris & T Gilham

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 ♣  
2017

 We wish you Health and Happiness in the New Year  

We look forward to seeeing you at the bridge table in 2017!

MONDAYS @ CBC

More Details on all sessions are under the GCBA EVENTS menu on the left.

Click here for a summary of the schedule

16th January      League 6

23rd January      County Pairs Qual + Rank Xerox

30th January      League 7

6th February       Winter Teams

13th February    Winter Pairs

20th February    League 8

27th February    Spring Teams  

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

Cotswold Cup 2017

♣ Midday Sunday 5th February 2017♣ 

♦ Cotswold Cup and  Play with an Expert ♦  

Enter as a pair and draw for "expert" team mates.  We will auction the teams and give a proportion of the proceeds to Sue Ryder Hospice.

Cost is £10 p.p. to include Bridge, Brunch, a Glass of Wine and a Light Tea.

We expect to finish about 6.00pm

Sign up on the GCBA notice board or email ctd@gcba.org.uk

**We can not take more entries but contact Allan Sanis (allansanis@aol.com) for waiting list**

Cotswold Cup 2017.pdf

WESSEX Youth Bridge Weekend

8 – 9th April 2017

at Cheltenham Bridge Club

Come and enjoy a packed weekend of bridge tuition and play for young people 8 - 21 years.

(Parents can come too!)

All levels welcome from beginners to junior experts.

There will be fun competitions, tournaments and prizes.

For more information and application forms contact Joan Bennett, 07548 782538

or joanmbennett@hotmail.co.uk

 

CHELTENHAM CONGRESS 2017

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 Gentle Bridge 

Saturday - Green Point Swiss Pairs   *NEW* for 2017

Sunday Green Point Swiss Teams

For programme and forms please click on the menu entry "Congress"

LATEST NEWS / CHANGES

24 Dec  the latest newsletter is out - January 2017.  For the previous one - Dec16 click here 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.

Latest Trophy Winners

Individual: Mike Wignall

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

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).

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 21 December). 

Butlers not available for League match 5.   

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
16th Jan 2017
League 6
15th Jan 2017
Midlands Counties League vs OXF (H)
9th Jan 2017
Winter Pairs 5
2nd Jan 2017
Individual
19th Dec 2016
League 5
12th Dec 2016
Winter Pairs 4
11th Dec 2016
Midlands Counties League vs WOSC (A)
5th Dec 2016
Winter Teams 4
28th Nov 2016
Mixed Pairs / Flitch
23rd Nov 2016
GCBA Squad Practice 3A
Calendar
23rd Jan 2017
County Pairs Qualifying Heat
23rd Jan 2017
Rank Xerox
30th Jan 2017
League 7
 Click for more information
5th Feb 2017
Cotswold Cup
6th Feb 2017
Winter Teams 5
13th Feb 2017
Winter Pairs 6
19th Feb 2017
Midlands Counties League vs DERBY (A)
20th Feb 2017
League 8
 Click for more information
27th Feb 2017
Spring Teams (4) 1
5th Mar 2017
Newent Bowl
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 21 December). 

Butlers not available for League match 5.   

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
16th Jan 2017
League 6
15th Jan 2017
Midlands Counties League vs OXF (H)
9th Jan 2017
Winter Pairs 5
2nd Jan 2017
Individual
19th Dec 2016
League 5
12th Dec 2016
Winter Pairs 4
11th Dec 2016
Midlands Counties League vs WOSC (A)
5th Dec 2016
Winter Teams 4
28th Nov 2016
Mixed Pairs / Flitch
23rd Nov 2016
GCBA Squad Practice 3A
Calendar
23rd Jan 2017
County Pairs Qualifying Heat
23rd Jan 2017
Rank Xerox
30th Jan 2017
League 7
 Click for more information
5th Feb 2017
Cotswold Cup
6th Feb 2017
Winter Teams 5
13th Feb 2017
Winter Pairs 6
19th Feb 2017
Midlands Counties League vs DERBY (A)
20th Feb 2017
League 8
 Click for more information
27th Feb 2017
Spring Teams (4) 1
5th Mar 2017
Newent Bowl