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Shropshire Congress

Swiss Pairs and Swiss teams.  April 16-17.  Click for details

Cheltenham Congress 2016

Comes on Fri 29 April to Sun 1 May.  Flyer with detail - click here.

Entry form - click here for printable, here for on-line entry

Information about sponsors - click here.

Hereford-Gloucester Green Point weekend

Comes on 23-24th July 2016.  Full details and entry forms - click here.

Midlands League

Match #6 against Oxfordshire (A) : DAWES team is AngseesingJ & Hill, Butland & Denning, Collard & Hope, Shields & Wearmouth.   The PORTER team is Atthey & Pritchard, Constables, Gilham & Harris, Rogers & Waggett.   The MARKHAM team is AngseesingW & Wignall, Harrison & Swales, Letts & Schofield, Lilley & SimonsD..

The 5th match against Worcestershire generated 10 VPs for the Dawes, 16 VPs for the Porter, and 13 VPs for the Markham teams.

The 4th match of the season produced mixed results with a win of 15-5 and losses of 5-15 and 8-12 respectively for the Dawes, Porter and Markham teams.

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

BRIDGE LESSONS

BOX : in the village hall, on Thursdays starting 1st October at 1930 hrs, for total newcomers, by Mark. 

NEWENT : starting 25th September - click here for more.

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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County Night at Cheltenham Bridge Club
More details on all sessions is under the EVENTS menu on the left. Click here for a summary of the schedule.
 
Mondays in February 2016
8th       Winter Pairs 2 (turn up as a pair - ask Patrick if you need a partner)
15th     League 7
22nd    Spring Pairs 2 (turn up as a pair)
29th     County Pairs Qualifying (just turn up as a pair), and the Rank Xerox teams.(clubs teams-of-8, max of 2 "experts")
If ever you are free to be a standby on a pairs night, that is welcome - tell Patrick and it will be advertised here.  No advert here means no standby that night.
LATEST NEWS / CHANGES

01 Feb : the February newsletter is out - click here to see it[January16 here].   Rules update published (find them via the Events TAB on the left)

09 Jan : Notes on last committee meeting added (use GCBA Organisation TAB on the left)

Special Events

The planned Ace of Clubs round at Stroud on 7 February is cancelled.

Sat Feb 20 : Directors Refresher Course : Cheltenham, run by Sarah Amos from 1000-1600 hrs. No cost to attendees. If interested please tell Malcolm.  ONLY 4 PLACES LEFT.

Sun Feb 21 : NEWENT BOWL : starts at 1400 hrs, entry £80 per team - click here for Newent web site and entry form.

Sun Mar 13 : Inter-Club Team-of-8 : Cheltenham, starting at 1330 hrs for 32 boards.  This is the qualifying round for the EBU's Garden Cities competition (Regional Final, Bristol 7 May).

Sat Mar 19 : EVERETT CUP : Cheltenham, starting at 1130 hrs.  A charity event with some special features.   Enter as a pair.  Details soon.

Sun Apr 3 : ACE OF CLUBS FINAL : Cheltenham, starting at 1330 hrs (finish around 1700).  Clubs heats to be held between now and then..

Sun Jun 19 : Midland Counties IMPROVERS Simultaneous Pairs : Cheltenham, starting at 1430 hrs for 24 boards with a food break and commentaries on the hands and discussion. Entry £10 per person.

[If your club has a special event to advertise here, please email details to publicity@gcba.org.uk]

External Results

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

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!

 

Latest Trophy Winners

Swiss Pairs: Martin McWilliam & Toby Roberts

Swiss Teams: Garry Watson, Richard Butland, Patrick Shields & Diana Nettleton, Keith Stanley

Cotswold Cup: Paul Lilley, Mike Wignall, Geoff Foster & Andrew Courtman

Mixed Pairs: Tricia Gilham & Richard Harris (the Constables won the Flitch)

Bredon Vale :  THRIBB (Agathangelou & Councer, Davenport & Whittenbury).

 

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!

Last years winners were Stroud M (in Div One), Acolytes (in Div Two), and Churchdown (in Div Three).

EBED - Education & Development

Anything you want on bridge teaching, schools etc

CLUBS LIST

And a list of which plays when ...

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.

County Knock Out

The draw for the last two rounds for the 2016 trophy is Constable vs Green, Chamberlain vs Letts - click here for more.

LATEST : Chamberalin won their semi-final by 2 imps (124-122 over 40 boards)after winning their first round match by 1 imp.  Constable won their semi-final sensibly.

County League

For assignments click here.     Note that results in all 10 matches count (equally) in the final league rankings. Full carry forward is not reflected in the tables you see below.

Div 1 completed Autumn league tableDiv 1 current Winter league.

Div 2 current league table

Clubs League results table (updated 2 Feb 2016)

TOLLEMACHE team

It is annoucned as : Angseesing & Chamberlain, Butland & Denning, Hill & Wearmouth, Shields & Stanley.  The team was 4th in their group (and so failed to qualify for the final).

Results
8th Feb 2016
Winter Pairs
1st Feb 2016
Open Teams + Hosted
27th Jan 2016
County Squad Practice 7
25th Jan 2016
Spring Pairs
24th Jan 2016
Midlands Counties League vs Worcs (H)
18th Jan 2016
League 6
11th Jan 2016
Winter Pairs
4th Jan 2016
Open Teams + Hosted
28th Dec 2015
Individual
21st Dec 2015
League 5
Calendar
15th Feb 2016
League 7
21st Feb 2016
Midlands Counties League vs OXF (A)
21st Feb 2016
Newent Bowl
22nd Feb 2016
Spring Pairs
24th Feb 2016
County Team Squad Practice 8
 Click for more information
29th Feb 2016
County Pairs Qualifying
29th Feb 2016
Rank Xerox teams
7th Mar 2016
Open Teams + Hosted
13th Mar 2016
Inter-Club team-of-8
TBC
14th Mar 2016
Winter Pairs
EBED - Education & Development

Anything you want on bridge teaching, schools etc

CLUBS LIST

And a list of which plays when ...

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.

County Knock Out

The draw for the last two rounds for the 2016 trophy is Constable vs Green, Chamberlain vs Letts - click here for more.

LATEST : Chamberalin won their semi-final by 2 imps (124-122 over 40 boards)after winning their first round match by 1 imp.  Constable won their semi-final sensibly.

County League

For assignments click here.     Note that results in all 10 matches count (equally) in the final league rankings. Full carry forward is not reflected in the tables you see below.

Div 1 completed Autumn league tableDiv 1 current Winter league.

Div 2 current league table

Clubs League results table (updated 2 Feb 2016)

TOLLEMACHE team

It is annoucned as : Angseesing & Chamberlain, Butland & Denning, Hill & Wearmouth, Shields & Stanley.  The team was 4th in their group (and so failed to qualify for the final).

Results
8th Feb 2016
Winter Pairs
1st Feb 2016
Open Teams + Hosted
27th Jan 2016
County Squad Practice 7
25th Jan 2016
Spring Pairs
24th Jan 2016
Midlands Counties League vs Worcs (H)
18th Jan 2016
League 6
11th Jan 2016
Winter Pairs
4th Jan 2016
Open Teams + Hosted
28th Dec 2015
Individual
21st Dec 2015
League 5
Calendar
15th Feb 2016
League 7
21st Feb 2016
Midlands Counties League vs OXF (A)
21st Feb 2016
Newent Bowl
22nd Feb 2016
Spring Pairs
24th Feb 2016
County Team Squad Practice 8
 Click for more information
29th Feb 2016
County Pairs Qualifying
29th Feb 2016
Rank Xerox teams
7th Mar 2016
Open Teams + Hosted
13th Mar 2016
Inter-Club team-of-8
TBC
14th Mar 2016
Winter Pairs