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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



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.

Monday Night Teams Events
Winter Swiss Teams 2017-18

This starts on Monday September 4th 2017  and there are 5 sessions on the first Mondays of September to December, with 2*14 board matches each night. 

You are welcome to come to any session but please let Paul know if you are coming for the first time or missing a session.


County League 2017-18

Starts Monday 18th September 2017
The League is for teams of four to six players, with head to head matches of 28 boards over 10 sessions. 
Details of matches and results can be found by clicking in the County league box on the right of the Home page.

There is also a Cleverly Teams League, which is played at the convenience of the teams involved.
There are four divisions currently.  Contact Richard Harris if you are interested in joining in.

Single Session Teams 2017-8

The Rank Xerox Trophy for club teams  (of 8) will be held on TBA.  Clubs can enter up to 2 teams.  Prior entry not required but could be helpful for making arrangements.

The County Knock Out Qualifying was held Monday 2rd October 2017  The County K/O is the County's major teams trophy and the winners are given the opportunity to represent Gloucestershire in the EBU's Pachabo Cup. Due to reduced entries the qualifying round was made the first round of the  knockout.   4 teams have now progressed to the semi finals.  40 boards (or less by team agreement) will be played in the semi finals and 48 boards will then be played in the final.   Green Points awarded at the Knockout stages of the competition.

Spring & Summer Teams 2017-18

Spring Teams:   5 sessions starting on Monday 26th February.  Total merit points (8, 6, 4 & 2) awarded to the top four teams each session

Summer Teams:  Starting on Monday June 4th.  Each evening Multiple Teams.  Top 4 teams each evening earn VPs (8 down to 2) to accumulate to an overall total.  To enter just turn up as a team on any of the six evenings.  Individuals in that team score the points and the overall winner will be the individual with the best overall total (subject to at most 2 scores with same partner).