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Welcome to Gloucestershire County Bridge
♠  This is the official website for the GCBA   ♣ 
GCBA now has a Facebook presence : search on "GCBA bridge" or click here to find it; if you have a Facebook account, you can "follow" the page and get all the news delivered to you as it happens.
Do check out the FORTHCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS page for Congress, Green Point and Blue Point events.

More Details on all sessions are under the GCBA EVENTS menu on the left :  click here for a summary of events 2018/19

  • 22nd Apr.    Bank Holiday (Summer) Pairs
  • 29th Apr.     League 10
  • 6th May      Bank Holiday (Summer) Pairs
  • 13th May    Summer Pairs
  • 20th May    Summer Teams
  • 27th May    Summer Pairs

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 -

Latest Trophy Winners

EBU Magazine Feb19 Opening Leads Competition : Keith Sharp won the Open Section (after winning the Telegraph Christmas competition).

County Pairs : Tony Hill & Alan Wearmouth

County Knock-Out : Keith Stanley with Paul Denning, Richard Plackett, Garry Watson, Alan Wearmouth

Newent Bowl : Sian Brady & John Wittenbury, John Councer & Suzy Lawson

Weekend Events
  • On 27th April, Gloucestershire will be represented in the Garden Cities Trophy Regional Final by Cheltenham BC (as no other club came forward to challenge them).


  • GCBA  AGM. Sunday 12th May starting at 13.30.  Free bridge!  Free tea!  Prizes in multiple categories!  All very welcome.  Sign up on notice board or email Click here for poster: AGM 2019.pdf

See "Upcoming Special Events" Tab in main menu for:

  • Cheltenham Congress 3rd - 5th May
  • Avon Green Point Weekend 18th - 19th May
  • Tudor B.C. Garden Party Bridge 3rd July
  • Gloucestershire & Herefordshire Green Point Weekend 20th - 21st July
External Results

Please email any external result to for inclusion here.

Telegraph Christmas Competition :  the competition was won by Keith Sharp.

SBU Winter Fours :  the team with Dan McIntosh & Patrick Shields came third.

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.


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" 

TETBURY : Jim Edwards runs lessons as part of the South Cotswolds Bridge Club venture - see the web site.

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 League

MONDAY LEAGUES: Div 1  Div 2 and 2A and 2B

CLEVERLY TEAMS :  Divisions 1, NorthernSouthern

League 9
Ace of Clubs Final
Midlands Counties League : WARW(H)
Spring Swiss Pairs
Youth Bridge Sun
Youth Bridge Sun - improvers
Youth Bridge Speedball
Youth Bridge Sat - improvers++
Spring Teams
County Pairs Final
22nd Apr 2019
B.H. Pairs
25th Apr 2019
GCBA Squad Practice
27th Apr 2019
Garden Cities County Q
29th Apr 2019
League 10
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3rd May 2019
Cheltenham Congress
4th May 2019
Cheltenham Congress
5th May 2019
Cheltenham Congress
6th May 2019
B.H. Pairs
12th May 2019
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13th May 2019
Summer Pairs