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Upcoming Sim Pairs

British Winter Sim Pairs
09 to 12 January 2017

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
Brilliant Result for Wiltshire v. Hereford in Western League
 
Congratulations to our Wiltshire Teams v. Hereford in Western League
A Team
Dave Latchem & Philip Howard; Georgie Dalton & Sonia Blandy      18 -2
B Team
Ron King & Mike Toft; Sue Hands & Brian Johnson        18 -2
C Team
Martyn Tranter & Lyn Alvis; Lucy & Chas Cross        16 - 4
 
Coming up – Mixed Pairs
Coming up – Mixed Pairs
You are invited to take your partners for the WCBA
 

Mixed Pairs
 
to be held at Devizes Bowls Club on Sunday 22th January, 2.00 pm start.

Enter via the link on the left under "Other County Events" or contact David Thackaberry at davethack@aol.com

Coming up – Wiltshire Green Point Weekend
Coming up – Wiltshire Green Point Weekend

The Wiltshire Green Pointed event will take place in Bath University's Claverton Rooms on

Saturday 04 March starting at 1.00pm - PAIRS

 Sunday 05 March starting at 11.00am - TEAMS 

Entry can be made on-line by clicking on 'Green Pointed Swiss Weekend' on the menu on the left.

You can pay electronically for the full weekend or Teams/Pairs only to WCBA, Sort Code 52-30-27, A/C 35527234.  Please use your EBU number as a reference.  

Alternatively, you can send a cheque, payable to WCBA, to:  Marion Loudoun, 7 Garstons, Bathford, Bath, BA1 7TE

Please note your entry is not confirmed until payment is made

In order to avoid disappointment we suggest you make your entry early.  If we are over-subscribed you will be added to a 'standby' list.
Garden Cities Qualifier – Result
Garden Cities Qualifier – Result
Congratulations to the Bath A team (James Green, Ambrose Holmes-Mackie, Valerie Austwick, James Dunlop, Trevor Purches, Chris Jones, Richard Samter and Andrew Parkes)
winners of the Garden Cities Qualifier held at Devizes on Sunday, 08 January with 88 VPs. Swindon came second with 79 VPs and Bath B were in third place with 66 VPs.
All the results can be accessed from the bottom right corner of the Home page
Coming up – Non-Expert Spring Teams of Four
Coming up – Non-Expert Spring Teams of Four

The Non-Expert Spring Teams of Four will be held at Devizes Bowls Club on Sunday 05 February at 2.00 pm. This event is specifically for those below the rank of Premier Master and provides competitive, but friendly, bridge at County level.

Whether you're a seasoned League 1 or 2 player, are a regular Sunday eventer or are just thinking of trying a County event for the first time, we look forward to seeing you there.

The entry fee is £10 per player, including the usual splendid tea, and is collected on the day.


Enter via the link on the left under "Other County Events" or contact Sue Phillips at suephillips222@gmail.com

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 will be provided, as always, by Christine Starr. 

Enter via the link on the left under "Other County Events" or contact Philip Bennett at philip_bennett@btinternet.com
Latest Results
Western League
14 January 17
Wiltshire A 18-2 Hereford A   [table]
Wiltshire B 18-2 Hereford B   [table]
Wiltshire C 16-4 Hereford C   [table]
Premier League
09 December 16
Ashton 1 - 19 Holden
Buck 1 - 19 Dunlop
Blandy 6 - 14 Webb 
Latchem 14 - 6 Williamson
McGarel-Groves 15 - 5 King
Latest PL Cross-imps – click here
Latest Leagues 1 and 2 hands – click here
League 1
18 January 17
James 0-20 Van Praag
Nadel 11-9 Webb
Moxey 4-16 Moore
Hodgson 1-19 Tranter
Gwyer 0-20 Reid
League 2
18 January 17
White 19-1 Hill
Turner 2-18 Phillips
Elms 4-16 Baker

Trayhern 5-15 Wilcox
Results
8th Jan 2017
WCBA Garden Cities Qualifier
11th Dec 2016
Non Expert Pairs
9th Dec 2016
Premier League #5
27th Nov 2016
Championship Pairs Qualifier
22nd Nov 2016
Premier League #4
6th Nov 2016
Butler Pairs
Calendar
Sun 22nd Jan 2017
Mixed Pairs
Bowls Club, Devizes 2.00pm
Fri 3rd Feb 2017
Premier League #7
Bowls Club, Devizes 7.15pm
Sun 5th Feb 2017
Non Expert Spring Teams of Four
Bowls Club, Devizes 2.00pm
Thu 9th Feb 2017
League 1 & 2 #8
Bowls Club, Devizes 7.15pm
Sun 19th Feb 2017
Championship Pairs Final
Bowls Club, Devizes 2.00pm
Wed 22nd Feb 2017
Premier League #8
Trowbridge Rugby Club 7.15pm
Latest Results
Western League
14 January 17
Wiltshire A 18-2 Hereford A   [table]
Wiltshire B 18-2 Hereford B   [table]
Wiltshire C 16-4 Hereford C   [table]
Premier League
09 December 16
Ashton 1 - 19 Holden
Buck 1 - 19 Dunlop
Blandy 6 - 14 Webb 
Latchem 14 - 6 Williamson
McGarel-Groves 15 - 5 King
Latest PL Cross-imps – click here
Latest Leagues 1 and 2 hands – click here
League 1
18 January 17
James 0-20 Van Praag
Nadel 11-9 Webb
Moxey 4-16 Moore
Hodgson 1-19 Tranter
Gwyer 0-20 Reid
League 2
18 January 17
White 19-1 Hill
Turner 2-18 Phillips
Elms 4-16 Baker

Trayhern 5-15 Wilcox
Results
8th Jan 2017
WCBA Garden Cities Qualifier
11th Dec 2016
Non Expert Pairs
9th Dec 2016
Premier League #5
27th Nov 2016
Championship Pairs Qualifier
22nd Nov 2016
Premier League #4
6th Nov 2016
Butler Pairs
Calendar
Sun 22nd Jan 2017
Mixed Pairs
Bowls Club, Devizes 2.00pm
Fri 3rd Feb 2017
Premier League #7
Bowls Club, Devizes 7.15pm
Sun 5th Feb 2017
Non Expert Spring Teams of Four
Bowls Club, Devizes 2.00pm
Thu 9th Feb 2017
League 1 & 2 #8
Bowls Club, Devizes 7.15pm
Sun 19th Feb 2017
Championship Pairs Final
Bowls Club, Devizes 2.00pm
Wed 22nd Feb 2017
Premier League #8
Trowbridge Rugby Club 7.15pm