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June Committee meeting notes now out - click here. GCBA Privacy Notices published - click here.  June newsletter now out - click here.  

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Midland Bowl

Intercounty Teams Competition

  8th July 2018

Hosted by GCBA this year

Teams to represent Gloucestershire:

Patrick Shields & Garry Watson with Judy & Allan Sanis

Richard Harris & Trisha Gilham with Joe & Wendy Angseesing

 

LATEST NEWS/CHANGES

02 Jun 2018 : latest newsletter - June 2018; the Privacy Notice has been published;  the County Strategy which will be reviewed this month is there for reading;  the AGM minutes are published.

06 May 2018: the latest newletter is there - May 2018, and older are on the Newsletter TAB on left.  Committee minutes for April 18 meeting now added.

20 Feb 2018 : latests two sets of committee minutes added under GCBA Organisation TAB08 Jul : Facebook logo link added to the top of the screen

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

 
Welcome to Gloucestershire County Bridge
 ♠  This is the official GCBA web site ♣  
MONDAYS @ CBC

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

Click here for a summary of the 2018 schedule

  •  25th June   Summer Pairs
  •  2nd July     Summer Teams
  •  9th July      Summer Pairs
  •  16th July    Summer Teams
  •  23rd July    Summer Pairs
  • 30th July     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 - ctd@gcba.org.uk

Upcoming Special Events

GLOUCESTERSHIRE-HEREFORDSHIRE Green Point Weekend : 21-22 July 2018.  See TAB on left for more details. Poster Click here

Midlands League

Current and next season's MCL matches are in the calendar.  After the final match the teams have ended up 2nd in the Dawes (needed to get 3 more VPs from Warwickshire in that match to win), 2nd in the Porter (needed 3 more VPs against Oxfordshire in that match) and in 4th place in the Markham (which we won last year).   Running tables via the EBU - click for  Dawes, Porter, Markham

TRAINING FOR TEACHERS

There is a plan to run an EBED course for potential bridge teachers (the cost is £175, there might be a 20% reduction, and you get teaching materials and books thrown in) in Solihull over the weekend of 30 Jun - 01 July.  If you are interested, please contact teachers@gcba.org.uk

External Results

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

Avon 1-day teams: The winning team included John Councer and Angelos Agathangelou (46 teams).

Jersey Congress : Allan & Judy Sanis won the Mixed Pairs and came second, with John Arblaster & Mel Barlow, in the MidWeek teams.  John & Mel were also second in the Midweek Pairs.

East Wales Swiss Teams (Newport) : the two day event was won by a team with Dan McIntosh & Patrick Shields, and in second place was the team of John Atthey & Claire Robinson, Paul Denning & Richard Plackett.

EBU Ranked Masters Pairs : John Atthey was in the  pair which won the Grand Masters category, while Claire Robinson was in the pair which won the National Masters, and both wins by large margins.  Well done to both.

Latest Trophy Winners

The County Knock-Out was won by the team of Richard Chamberlain, Diana Nettleton, Patrick Shields, Keith Stanley, Garry Watson & Alan Wearmouth.

The Ace of Clubs was won by Steve Betteley & Kristian Cole

The County Pairs final was won by Mark Rogers & Patrick Shields.

The Cotswold Cup was won by three pairs : Enid Castle & Sybil Davies, Anne Swannell & Roger Williams, Paul Lilley & Peter Swales.

The Rank Xerox teams was won by Cheltenham B (Steve Betteley & Kristian Cole, Andrew Bull & James Hastie, Christian Fleming & Toby Roberts, Caroline Ovenstone & Sharon Roberts)

The 2016-17 Victor Ludorum (most Master Points on Mondays excluding 1st-team players) was won by Ashok Kwatra (more detail, 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.

 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE YOUTH BRIDGE

Click here or the title bar of this box to get to the GYB website

We need to reach reach out to candidate players who will never read this website.  If you could help, contact our team  gyb@gcba.org.uk

CLUBS LIST
County League

MONDAY LEAGUES: Div 1  Div 2

CLEVERLY TEAMS :  Divisions 1, NE, NW, S

Results
18th Jun 2018
Summer Teams
17th Jun 2018
Cleverly Teams League Day
11th Jun 2018
Summer Pairs
4th Jun 2018
Summer Teams
23rd May 2018
Squad Practice
21st May 2018
Spring Teams
14th May 2018
Spring Pairs
13th May 2018
GCBA AGM
6th May 2018
Cheltenham Congress Green Pt Swiss Team
5th May 2018
Cheltenham Congress Green Pt Swiss Pairs
Calendar
25th Jun 2018
Summer Pairs
27th Jun 2018
Squad Practice
1900
 Click for more information
2nd Jul 2018
Summer Teams
2nd Jul 2018
Monthly committee meeting
18.00
8th Jul 2018
Midlands Bowl
9th Jul 2018
Summer Pairs
16th Jul 2018
Summer Teams
21st Jul 2018
GCBA & HBA Greenpoint Swiss Pairs
22nd Jul 2018
GCBA & HBA Green Point Swisss Teams
23rd Jul 2018
Summer Pairs
GLOUCESTERSHIRE YOUTH BRIDGE

Click here or the title bar of this box to get to the GYB website

We need to reach reach out to candidate players who will never read this website.  If you could help, contact our team  gyb@gcba.org.uk

CLUBS LIST
County League

MONDAY LEAGUES: Div 1  Div 2

CLEVERLY TEAMS :  Divisions 1, NE, NW, S

Results
18th Jun 2018
Summer Teams
17th Jun 2018
Cleverly Teams League Day
11th Jun 2018
Summer Pairs
4th Jun 2018
Summer Teams
23rd May 2018
Squad Practice
21st May 2018
Spring Teams
14th May 2018
Spring Pairs
13th May 2018
GCBA AGM
6th May 2018
Cheltenham Congress Green Pt Swiss Team
5th May 2018
Cheltenham Congress Green Pt Swiss Pairs
Calendar
25th Jun 2018
Summer Pairs
27th Jun 2018
Squad Practice
1900
 Click for more information
2nd Jul 2018
Summer Teams
2nd Jul 2018
Monthly committee meeting
18.00
8th Jul 2018
Midlands Bowl
9th Jul 2018
Summer Pairs
16th Jul 2018
Summer Teams
21st Jul 2018
GCBA & HBA Greenpoint Swiss Pairs
22nd Jul 2018
GCBA & HBA Green Point Swisss Teams
23rd Jul 2018
Summer Pairs