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September newsletter now outClick here.

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.

 
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GCBA Printed Calendar

The printed

Calendar of Events 2017-18

Now available for collection from CBC.

If you can't collect from Cheltenham let me know and I will send some to your club.

contact Judy Sanis

LATEST NEWS/CHANGES

04 Sep: the latest newletter is there - September 2017, and older are on the Newsletter TAB on left.

08 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 Clubs League, which is played at the convenience of the teams involved.
There are three 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 will be held on Monday 2rd October 2017.  Prior entry not required - just turn up on the night.  This is the County's major teams trophy and the winners are given the opportunity to represent Gloucestershire in the EBU's Pachabo Cup. The qualifying round will be multiple or knockout teams depending on the size of the entry.  The top 8 teams will progress through to the quarter finals.  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.