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Upcoming non WCBA Events
Avon/EBU Green Pointed Weekend

At the University of the West of England, Bristol

Swiss Pairs 20 May 2017

Swiss Teams 21 May 2017

Dorset Green Pointed Events

Dorset Contract Bridge Association are running a Swiss Pairs and a Swiss Teams Event in Wimborne on two Sunday's, 18 June and 23 July respectively.

West of England Congress 29 September to 01 October 2017

The Somerset Contract Bridge Association's West of England Congress will be at the Winter Gardens in Weston-super-Mare this year between Friday 29 September and Sunday 01 October.

The event incorporates two Green Pointed Events.

Upcoming Sim Pairs
Club Stratified Pairs
13 to 16 March
British Spring Pairs
03 to 06 April
Event times 2015/16
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
Knock Out Result 2016/17
Knock Out Result 2016/17

County Knock-out 2016-17 Final Result.
 
Congratulations to Dave Latchem* and his team (Andrew Parkes*, Richard Samter*, Philip Howard* and Norman Botton) who have beaten Sonya Blandy and her team (Georgie Dalton, David Hale, Sue Hands and Brian Johnson) in the final of the 2016-17 County Knock-out.  
* played in Final.
Williamson win Premier League
Williamson win Premier League

Congratulations to the Williamson team (Keith Williamson, Valerie Austwick, Pat Davies, Katharine Hodgson, Taf Anthias and Roy France) who have won the Premier League with 125 VPs ahead of Dunlop (118) and Latchem (117)

WCBA Leagues 2017/18
An online entry form is now available for teams wishing to play in the upcoming WCBA season in the Premier League, League 1 and League 2. 

Click on 'Leagues 2017/18' on the Menu on the left for the entry form.
Please note that there is a single generic entry form for all three leagues.  
The deadline for entries is 30 June 2017.
Coming up Chairman's Cup & AGM
Coming up  Chairman's Cup & AGM

The 2017 Chairman's Cup will be held on Sunday 02 April at Devizes Bowls Club, following the AGM (starts at 2.00pm). This is the last Sunday event of the season and is a friendly and popular event open to players of all levels. It's a handicap event, so everyone has a chance of winning!

Our AGMs are usually admirably short, and there is the added attraction of free bridge and a free tea – a splendid spread, as always. 

Please note that this event is limited to 18 tables and is now FULL.  

You can be added to a waiting list by contacting Phil Bennett as below:

Enter via the link on the left under "Other County Events" or contact Philip Bennett at philip_bennett@btinternet.com should you wish to be added to a waiting list
Time to enter the Knockout!
Time to enter the Knockout!

Wiltshire Knock Out 2017/18 

 

Entries are invited for this season’s Green Point County Knock-Out event usually played over four or five rounds.  

Matches are played at about two monthly intervals in team members’ homes though they may be played in Clubs.

The home team provides appropriate hospitality making it one of the most enjoyable events of the County’s calendar.  

To enter please click on 'County Knock Out' and  'Knock Out 2017/18' on the menu on the left.

Entry fee: £10 per team; payable at the time of entry to Sort code 52-30-27  A/c 35527234

For further information, please see the Rules section of the county web-site, or contact Richard Gwyer at rjgwyer@btinternet.com

There will be a 'Plate' event for those knocked out in the first round.

Please note that the deadline for entries is 30 April 17.

Turner win League 2
Turner win League 2

Congratulations to the Turner team (Richard Turner, Graeme Dalrymple, Jackie Miller, Heather Spalding, Jan Bailey, Steve Bailey) who have won League 2 with a score of 113 VPs, an average of 14.13. Team Baker were in 2nd place just 1 VP behind and Phillips in 3rd place with 101 VPs.


To see the final results, click on the League 2 panel, right.  

Green Pointed Weekend - Result
Green Pointed Weekend - Result

Congratulations to Jonny and Simon Richards winners of the Green Pointed Swiss Pairs and to

Gillian Fawsett and Jane Moore with Warner Solomon and Ian Walsh winners of the Swiss Teams

Success for Wiltshire Players in Ranked National Masters

Congratulations to Ambrose Holmes-Mackie and his partner Shahzaad Natt in winning the National Masters Pairs and

Keith Harris and Stuart Bridge in coming 4th out of 99 in the Masters Pairs

Knockout Plate Result 2016/17
Congratulations to Sam Sloan and his team (Roy France, Martin Buck & Kevin Hughes) who have beaten the Tranter team (Martyn Tranter, Lyn Alvis, Marion Cowley & David Jacklin) in the final of the 2016-17 County Knock-Out Plate.
van Praag win League 1
van Praag win League 1

With one round still to go, the van Praag team have secured victory in League 1 and win promotion to the Premier League next season.  Well done to Pete van Praag, Davor Vukanovic, Terry Butler, Liz Butler, Steve Elliot and Margaret Morgan-Jones on such an admirable achievement.

Latest Results
Western League
19 March 17
Wiltshire A 3 - 17 Dorset A   [table]
Wiltshire B 12 - 8 Dorset B   [table]
Wiltshire C 6 - 14 Dorset C [table]
Premier League
23 March 17
Ashton 3 - 17 Williamson
Blandy 18 - 2 Buck
McGarel-Groves 6 - 14 Latchem 
Holden 4 - 16 Dunlop
King 15 - 5 Webb 
Latest Leagues 1 and 2 hands click here
League 1
07 March 17
Webb 8-12 Tranter
Hodgson 0-20 van Praag
Gwyer 8-12 Nadel
Reid 18-2 Moxey
Moore 19-1 James
League 2
07 March 17
Baker 2-18 Turner
Elms 3-17 Wilcox
Phillips 10-10 Artus
White 17-3 Trayhern
Results
23rd Mar 2017
Premier League #6 (Rescheduled)
14th Mar 2017
Premier League #9
5th Mar 2017
Green Pointed Swiss Weekend - Teams
4th Mar 2017
Green Pointed Swiss Weekend - Pairs
22nd Feb 2017
Premier League #8
19th Feb 2017
Championship Pairs Final
Calendar
Sun 2nd Apr 2017
AGM
Bowls Club, Devizes 2.00pm
Sun 14th May 2017
Western League v. Devon
Devon 1 pm
Latest Results
Western League
19 March 17
Wiltshire A 3 - 17 Dorset A   [table]
Wiltshire B 12 - 8 Dorset B   [table]
Wiltshire C 6 - 14 Dorset C [table]
Premier League
23 March 17
Ashton 3 - 17 Williamson
Blandy 18 - 2 Buck
McGarel-Groves 6 - 14 Latchem 
Holden 4 - 16 Dunlop
King 15 - 5 Webb 
Latest Leagues 1 and 2 hands click here
League 1
07 March 17
Webb 8-12 Tranter
Hodgson 0-20 van Praag
Gwyer 8-12 Nadel
Reid 18-2 Moxey
Moore 19-1 James
League 2
07 March 17
Baker 2-18 Turner
Elms 3-17 Wilcox
Phillips 10-10 Artus
White 17-3 Trayhern
Results
23rd Mar 2017
Premier League #6 (Rescheduled)
14th Mar 2017
Premier League #9
5th Mar 2017
Green Pointed Swiss Weekend - Teams
4th Mar 2017
Green Pointed Swiss Weekend - Pairs
22nd Feb 2017
Premier League #8
19th Feb 2017
Championship Pairs Final
Calendar
Sun 2nd Apr 2017
AGM
Bowls Club, Devizes 2.00pm
Sun 14th May 2017
Western League v. Devon
Devon 1 pm