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Midlands League

After the final match, DAWES is in second place, PORTER is in second place, MARKHAM is in fourth place.   The one county above us on all three is Warwickshire.  Well done the GCBA squad.

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

BRIDGE LESSONS

CHELTENHAM : see the club web site.

STROUD : starting Thursday 3rd September 2015, by Angelos (an English Bridge Union affiliated teacher sponsored by Stroud Bridge Club) and at the Imperial Hotel.  Intermediate level course suitable for relative novices or those who are rusty.   Runs  from 7pm to 9pm.  Contact details : telephone  01453 450135 or email to  learnbridge@therightplace.net.

 
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August Mondays @ CBC

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

Click here for a summary of the schedule 

1st August Summer Teams - just turn up as pairs for Butler scoring 

8th August Summer Swiss Pairs  New pairs please mail ctd@gcba.org.uk

15th August Summer Teams - just turn up as pairs for Butler scoring

22nd August Summer Pairs - just turn up (as pairs)

29th August Bank Holiday Pairs - just turn up (as pairs)

 

Entry Sheet for the 2016-7 League now available on the GCBA notice board

Matches to be held on Monday evenings from September (dates to be confirmed)

 
LATEST NEWS / CHANGES

09 Jul : the latest newsletter is out - click here for July  [Jun16 here] - [May16 here]  - [April16 here] :  - [March16 here].   [February16 here][January16 here].   We also have masses of older newsletters : click here for 2006-2012  and click here for 1997-2006.

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

Latest Trophy Winners

Everett Cup : Penelope Healey & Ashok Kwatra, 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.

County Pairs : Ian & Val Constable

Winter Pairs:  Joe Angseesing & Keith Stanley

Open Teams:  Joe & Wendy Angseesing, Christian Fleming, Mike Wignall, Roger Jackson & Richard Chamberlain

Ace of Clubs : Robert Macrae & Lesley Mitchell from Chipping Campden club.

 

External Results

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

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. Div 3 current Winter League. (updated 17 May).  Div 1 completed Autumn league table; Div 2 completed Autumn league table.   Clubs League results table (final results on 8 Jun 2016 - well done to Thribb A captained by John Councer, Wanderers captained by Mike Lewis and EDF Energy A captained by Jon Nicholls)

County Knock Out

Was won by Angseesing & Chamberlain, Butland & Denning.   Full detail - click on header.

GCBA Web page updates

These are empowered to edit the web pages : contact any of them if you see something needs to be done : Judy, Patrick, Alan, Joe, MikeW.

Results
24th Jul 2016
Glos/Here GP Swiss Teams
23rd Jul 2016
Glos/Heref. Green Point Pairs
18th Jul 2016
Summer Teams 4
11th Jul 2016
Summer Swiss Pairs
4th Jul 2016
Summer Teams
2nd Jul 2016
Everett Cup (charity event)
27th Jun 2016
Summer Pairs
22nd Jun 2016
County Team Squad Practice 11
22nd Jun 2016
GCBA Squad 11a
22nd Jun 2016
GCBA Squad 11b
Calendar
25th Jul 2016
Summer Simultaneous Pairs
1st Aug 2016
Summer Teams
8th Aug 2016
Summer Swiss Pairs
15th Aug 2016
Summer Teams
22nd Aug 2016
Summer Pairs
29th Aug 2016
B.H. Summer Pairs
11th Sep 2016
Midlands Counties League vs STAFF (A)
18th Sep 2016
EDGAR FOSTER (Midlands Teams)
9th Oct 2016
Midlands Counties League vs WARW (H)
13th Nov 2016
Midlands Counties League vs LEIC (A)
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. Div 3 current Winter League. (updated 17 May).  Div 1 completed Autumn league table; Div 2 completed Autumn league table.   Clubs League results table (final results on 8 Jun 2016 - well done to Thribb A captained by John Councer, Wanderers captained by Mike Lewis and EDF Energy A captained by Jon Nicholls)

County Knock Out

Was won by Angseesing & Chamberlain, Butland & Denning.   Full detail - click on header.

GCBA Web page updates

These are empowered to edit the web pages : contact any of them if you see something needs to be done : Judy, Patrick, Alan, Joe, MikeW.

Results
24th Jul 2016
Glos/Here GP Swiss Teams
23rd Jul 2016
Glos/Heref. Green Point Pairs
18th Jul 2016
Summer Teams 4
11th Jul 2016
Summer Swiss Pairs
4th Jul 2016
Summer Teams
2nd Jul 2016
Everett Cup (charity event)
27th Jun 2016
Summer Pairs
22nd Jun 2016
County Team Squad Practice 11
22nd Jun 2016
GCBA Squad 11a
22nd Jun 2016
GCBA Squad 11b
Calendar
25th Jul 2016
Summer Simultaneous Pairs
1st Aug 2016
Summer Teams
8th Aug 2016
Summer Swiss Pairs
15th Aug 2016
Summer Teams
22nd Aug 2016
Summer Pairs
29th Aug 2016
B.H. Summer Pairs
11th Sep 2016
Midlands Counties League vs STAFF (A)
18th Sep 2016
EDGAR FOSTER (Midlands Teams)
9th Oct 2016
Midlands Counties League vs WARW (H)
13th Nov 2016
Midlands Counties League vs LEIC (A)