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Upcoming Sim Pairs
British Summer Sim Pairs
23 to 26 July 2018
EBED Autumn Sim Pairs
03 to 07 September 2018
British Autumn Sim Pairs
01 to 04 October 2018
Upcoming non WCBA Events
Dorset "Try a Tournament" Event on 30 September

Dorset Contract Bridge Association are running a "Try a Tournament" on Sunday 30 September.

Open to players with an NGS rating of 9 or below and no more than 9,999 Master Points.

The event will be held in Wimborne, Dorset.

West of England Congress 28 to 30 September 2018

The Somerset Contract Bridge Association's West of England Congress will be at the Winter Gardens in Weston-super-Mare this year between Friday 28 September and Sunday 30 September.

The event incorporates two Green Pointed Events.

Event times 2017/18
All Sunday events please arrive by 1.45 for 2.00pm start of play.
League matches please arrive by 7.00 for 7.15pm start of play.
Welcome to the WCBA website
Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association
Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association
Trowbridge CafeBridge Kicks of with a Fine Turn Out

Trowbridge CafeBridge, organised by Phil Meats, gets off to a fine start with 17 pairs attending the inaugural event.

Please click here for details and results 

Coming up Open Pairs
Coming up  Open Pairs
Sunday, 23 September at Devizes Bowls Club
Our first Pairs event of the season.  This event provides a relaxed and friendly atmosphere for players of all levels.
Play starts at 2.00 pm.  Please arrive by 1.45 pm latest.

Cost: £20 per pair – to include a wonderful tea!

Click here to enter or contact Emma Scarisbrick on 07776 234802 or by email here
(preferably before 20 September to enable us to plan the movement and catering).
Tollemache Team Announced
The Tollemache Team selection is as follows:
Ambrose Holmes-Mackie and James Green
Andrew Parkes and Richard Samter (captain) 
Brian Johnson and Sue Hands
Ed Leatham and Nick Forrest
John Treble and Richard Moore
Roger Karn and Stuart Bridge (reserves)
The qualifier is in Daventry on 17th-18th November. There will be four groups of about nine counties and the top two in each group qualify for the final in the new year. Wiltshire has not qualified for about twenty years, but we are forever hopeful.
Bridge Lessons in Corsham

CORSHAM BRIDGE CLUB will be running “Beginner” lessons in Corsham on Tuesday evenings commencing 09 October 2018.

Come and learn the basics in comfortable surroundings at Church House, 3 Church Street, Corsham.

For further details please visit

or phone Sue Phillips on 01249 661415 or Ray Elms on 01225 810240

Fast track Bridge Teaching Course in Warminster


Warminster Bridge Club is running a fast track course in Longbridge Deverill Village Hall, starting with a one-day Introductory session on Thursday, 01 November and then over 5 days between 05 to 09 November.

Contact Colin Webb on 01985 214102 for further details or email

Bridge Teaching Courses in Devizes
Chaz and Lucy Cross will shortly be starting Bridge Teaching Courses in Devizes.
In September, they will be running an EBU Bridge for All Beginners course.  This will be for absolute beginners and will be a more relaxed introduction to bridge.  It is a 30 week course run over three terms.
We would be grateful if you could kindly pass information about these courses on to anyone you know who may be interested.
The courses will be held in Devizes (Location to be advised).
For more information please contact Lucy and Chaz Cross on 01249 821717  or
Success for Wiltshire Players at EBU's "Really Easy Congress"

Well done to Paul Winstone & Roger Harris coming top of EW pairs in the Friday afternoon 'Welcome Players'

Also, well done to Shirley Kayne and Wendy Trayhern with team-mates Maju Sethia, Sampat Sethia winning the Saturday evening Teams

Wiltshire Players Reach Final of Crockfords Plate

Well done to Phil Green and Dave Latchem along with Colin Wilcox and Frank Coltman in qualifying for the final (last eight) of the Crockfords Plate.

Good Luck team!

League 1, 2 & 3 Fixture and Teams - 2018/19

The Leagues 1,  2 and 3 Fixture and Teams can now be viewed by clicking on the appropriate League on the left menu under "Leagues 2018/19"

Entry Fee is £18/team (payable at the first league match)

Table fee is £5/player/league match

Running a Charity Bridge Event in Wiltshire?

If so, get free advertising here on the WCBA website.  Please send a copy of your flier or all details to Emma Scarisbrick (

Click on 'Wiltshire Charity Events' on the left menu for details of forthcoming Charity Events.

Amendments to Rules Concerning Leagues and Knock Out 2017/18

There have been a number of minor amendments to the Rules for Leagues and the Knock Out 2017/18

The amended Rules can be viewed by clicking on the appropriate item on the left menu.

Click here for a short summary of the changes

Please note there may be further changes to the League rules next season after the feedback received from the recent Leagues 2 & 3 questionnaires have been analysed.

Latest Results
Western League
08 September 18
Wiltshire A 5 -15 Cornwall A   [table]
Wiltshire B 5 - 15 Cornwall B   [table]
Wiltshire C 4 -16 Cornwall C   [table]
League 1 #1
AGM and Chairman's Cup
League 1 #9
Mixed Teams
WCBA League 3 (9)
WCBA League 1 (8)
Sun 23rd Sep 2018
Open Pairs
Bowls Club, Devizes 2.00pm
Mon 24th Sep 2018
League 2 #1
Bowls Club, Devizes 7.15pm
Mon 24th Sep 2018
League 3 #1
Bowls Club, Devizes 7.15pm
Thu 4th Oct 2018
League 1 #2
Bowls Club, Devizes 7.15pm
Sun 7th Oct 2018
Mixed Teams
Bowls Club, Devizes 2.00pm
Tue 9th Oct 2018
League 2 #2
Bowls Club, Devizes 7.15pm