Stroud BC's new Monday afternoon session - details here.
Latest draft of GCBA Strategy added - read it here.
Saturday Team Training CANCELLED for March 2nd. New date March 23rd
We are very sad to announce that Ian died on Monday afternoon 4th February.
Ian will be missed by so many of us. We send our thoughts to Val and all their family.
The Funeral is on Friday 1st March at 11.00am at Cheltenham Crematorium. There will be refreshments afterwards at the Ellenborough Hotel and everyone is welcome. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, to Sue Ryder or the Blue Cross.
For Ian's Obituary click: Ian Constable Obituary.pdf
10 Feb 2019 : committee minutes from 04 February out.
09 February : moved the Newent Bowl advert to the Upcoming Special Events page
27 January 2019 : latest newsletter - Jan/Feb 2019
GCBA runs the Monday night bridge (mostly short series of event) at Cheltenham bridge Club, and a variety of weekend events (more stand-alone).
The latest GCBA Rules are found by clicking here. A summary of current competitions is at click here. The latest GCBA Rules for the Cleverly Teams League (replacing the Clubs League) are found here.
For more details on any event, choose from the menu on the left under GCBA Events - selecting either Monday or weekend, and either Pairs or Teams.
These Events are generally multi-session but pre-entry is mandatory only for the County League (but notice of newcomers is always welcome - by email to email@example.com). The Monday night pattern depends on which Monday of the month it is
More details are given in the tabs on the left (Monday Night Pairs, Monday Night Teams).
There are no restrictions on entry imposed by a person's county of allegiance. The only effect that has is on representing Gloucestershire in the Corwen or Pachabo if you happen to do well in the County Pairs or the County Knock-Out.
The GCBA runs a mix of matchpoint pairs events and teams events, with some open to all, and some restricted entry. More details can be found on the tabs on the left, but the summary is
The events are spread throughout the year and on a mix of days, in an attempt to avoid ruling any player out of all of them. These events take place at Cheltenham Bridge Club, and the starting time is given on the calendar (and in the item's description).
This is awarded annually to whoever collects the greatest number of Master Points on Monday evenings, in the September to August year. Those who have played in the top County team (Dawes or Tollemache) in the past three years are not eligible. The trophy was given to the County by Jamie Paterson, Geoffrey's son in 2011.
Winners in the past have been