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Latest (November) committee minutes published.  October newsletter out.    

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Hussein Fatemian

We are sad to learn that Hussein Fatemian has died at his home in Iran.  He was 92.  Hussein will be remembered fondly by all his bridge partners and friends.

Tollemache Team 2018/9

The Team for the Tollemache Qualifier (17th/18th Nov 2018)

J Sanis (Capt.)
RJA Butland & G Watson
PJ Denning & R Plackett
P Shields & RM Chamberlain
J Atthey & C Robinson

Reserves:
K Stanley & J Angseesing

LATEST NEWS/CHANGES

15 Nov 2018 : committee minutes from 06 November out.

31 Oct 2018 : Knock Out draw published

08 Oct 2018 : latest newsletter - October 2018 

13 Sep 2018 : entries being chased for ther Everett Cup on 20th October.

 
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MONDAYS @ CBC

More Details on all sessions are under the GCBA EVENTS menu on the left :  click here for a summary of events 2018/9

  • 19th Nov.   League 4
  • 26th Nov.   Mixed Pairs
  • 3rd Dec.     Winter Swiss Teams
  • 10th Dec.   Winter Pairs
  • 17th Dec.   League 5
  • 24th Dec.   Club Closed

This Season's Monday events are in the calendar with extra information under Monday Nights Pairs/Teams

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

Weekend Events

Bredon Vale Cup

Sunday 18th November.  Start time 14.00.  At Cheltenham B.C. 

This event is for inter-club teams of four and will be held on Sunday 18th November 2018.

Clubs, affiliated or not, can enter up to 3 teams of four and each team may contain only one member who is ranked National Master of higher.  Prior entry (email ctd@gcba.org.uk) would be helpful for arranging a movement and catering.  We will expect to play about 25 to 30 boards with a break for tea.  Finish time is before 6 pm.

External Results

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

EBU Premier League :  the team of John Atthey, Richard Chamberlain, Patrick Shields & Garry Watson won Division Two and earned promotion to Div One for next year.

Weston Congress : Brian Golby's team came 2nd

EBU 'Play with an expert pair' Simultaneous Pairs: 3rd East-West (62 pairs) Nicky Ferguson & Tom Jarman.

East Wales August Swiss Pairs (31 tables) Alison Pritchard & Ben Handley Pritchard were equal 2nd.

Midlands League

The Worcester match saw a 19-1 win for the Dawes, a 17-3 win for the Porter, and a 20-0 win for the Markham team.

The next match is Derbyshire on 9th December.

Latest Trophy Winners

Mens Pairs     Roger Jackson & Peter Waggett

Womens Pairs     Wendy Angseesing & Anne Swannell

Summer Pairs     Joe Angseesing

Summer Teams     Allan Sanis

The 2017-18 Victor Ludorum (most Master Points on Mondays excluding 1st-team players) was won by Roger Schofield, (past winners - click here)

BRIDGE LESSONS

There is lots of learning to be done at the Gloucestershire Youth Bridge - click here for its website.

CHELTENHAM :  The teaching team are starting a new series of lessons starting in September. For more information see the club web site.

GLOUCESTER: Starting September 2017.  Lessons available on Monday at Gloucester B.C..  For further discussion contact Tom (01452 725587) or Stewart (01452 525005)

NEWENT : Starting 29th September 2017.  More details at click here.  EBU qualified teachers, and it runs for two terms.

MALMESBURY (Tetbury & Cirencester) : Robert Cobbold offers "fun and friendly bridge for beginners and beyond.  07526451532" 

WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE (boundary of South Glos and Glos, NW Wiltshire) : Ian Cooke (accredited EBUTA teacher) offers lessons for beginners, improvers and runs Gentle bridge sessions. Contact details here.

 

COUNTY KNOCKOUT 2019
CLUBS LIST
County League

MONDAY LEAGUES: Div 1  Div 2

CLEVERLY TEAMS :  Divisions 1, NorthernSouthern

Results
12th Nov 2018
Winter Pairs
11th Nov 2018
Midlands Counties League : OXF(H)
5th Nov 2018
Winter Swiss Teams
29th Oct 2018
League 3
25th Oct 2018
GCBA Squad Practice
22nd Oct 2018
County KO Qual.
19th Oct 2018
EVERETT CUP 2018
15th Oct 2018
League 2
8th Oct 2018
Winter Pairs
7th Oct 2018
Midlands Counties League : WOSC(A)
Calendar
18th Nov 2018
Tollemache Q
18th Nov 2018
Bredon Vale
1400
19th Nov 2018
League 4
 Click for more information
22nd Nov 2018
GCBA committee meeting
1900
22nd Nov 2018
GCBA Squad Practice
1900
 Click for more information
26th Nov 2018
Mixed Pairs
1st Dec 2018
County Training Day
1000
3rd Dec 2018
Winter Swiss Teams
3rd Dec 2018
Monthly committee meeting
18.00
9th Dec 2018
Midlands Counties League : DERBY(A)
1400
 Click for more information
COUNTY KNOCKOUT 2019
CLUBS LIST
County League

MONDAY LEAGUES: Div 1  Div 2

CLEVERLY TEAMS :  Divisions 1, NorthernSouthern

Results
12th Nov 2018
Winter Pairs
11th Nov 2018
Midlands Counties League : OXF(H)
5th Nov 2018
Winter Swiss Teams
29th Oct 2018
League 3
25th Oct 2018
GCBA Squad Practice
22nd Oct 2018
County KO Qual.
19th Oct 2018
EVERETT CUP 2018
15th Oct 2018
League 2
8th Oct 2018
Winter Pairs
7th Oct 2018
Midlands Counties League : WOSC(A)
Calendar
18th Nov 2018
Tollemache Q
18th Nov 2018
Bredon Vale
1400
19th Nov 2018
League 4
 Click for more information
22nd Nov 2018
GCBA committee meeting
1900
22nd Nov 2018
GCBA Squad Practice
1900
 Click for more information
26th Nov 2018
Mixed Pairs
1st Dec 2018
County Training Day
1000
3rd Dec 2018
Winter Swiss Teams
3rd Dec 2018
Monthly committee meeting
18.00
9th Dec 2018
Midlands Counties League : DERBY(A)
1400
 Click for more information