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Welcome to CBAI Western Region
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2023-12-4- Regional Pair Qualifier Results

Congratulations to all the pairs below who qualified in the regional qualifiers held in the Galway Bridge Centre in December 2023.

They will represent the western region in the national pairs in spring 2024

Inter B:  Franny Byrne/Trina Byrne and Mary Costello/Mary Treacy
Inter A:  Pat Ward /Thomas Maher and Patsy Hanbury/Patsy Donohue
Master: Marion Coy /Deirdre McCoy and Joan Kenny/Enda Glynn

Bridge Lessons

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There are plenty of Bridge Lessons taking place this coming 2022/23 season.

Bridge Lessons, starting Sept 8th at 10 am in Ballybane Resource Centre, contact Carmel Murphy 
Bridge lessons starting Sept 8th at 7.30 pm in Raftery's Rest , Kilcolgan, at 7.30 pm, contact Carmel Murphy carmelmur1@gmail.com

Bridge Lessons will commence every Tuesday eve in Galway Bridge Centre at 7.30 pm, commencing 11th October 2022, Contact Anne McElwain (annemcelwain2@hotmail.com) and Marlene O' Connor (marleneoco@gmail.com)

Bridge Lessons will commence every Friday night in Portumna Town Hall at 7.30pm, contact Patricia Eames
Bridge Lessons in Ballinasloe, contact Patricia Eames  patriciaeames11@gmail.com  

Improvers lessons On-Line. The lessons are for those who have done their ten-week beginner's course to the more advanced players. Commencing Oct 12th  for the different levels. Contact Emily Deavy (emilydeavy568@gmail.com) or phone (086)3941338. The first lesson is free on all levels.

If you want a feel for what Bridge is like OnLine and learn Bridge OnLine, check out the six online Bridge Taster Session Lessons provided on the link on the left menu on this page, contact  Margaret Forde, margaret.forde1@gmail.com

CBAI Grading System/ Master Points
CBAI Grading System/ Master Points
20240113 CBAI Ladies Team Regional Master Winners

The western region had great success in the national CBAI women's team/4 event which took place over the weekend in the Westgrove Hotel Claine (13th & 14th January 2024). Joan Kenny was on the overall winning team that won the competition outright and Rhona Bolgers Team/4 were the best Regional Master team.

Pictured L: R: Marion Coy, Deirdre Coy, Geraldine Carroll, Rhona Bolger on winning the best Regional team section within the Ladies CBAI National Team event.

See results here

Western Region

Welcome to the website of the Western Region of the Contract Bridge Association of Ireland.
The CBAI is the national body that administers the game of contract bridge across the 26 counties of Ireland.
This national association is made up of various regional branches including the Western Region which administers the game in County Galway. 
For results of the major competitions in Ireland check out Fearghal O' Boyles Web site here

Each region is run by a committee comprised of representatives of the affiliated clubs. The region's officers (President, Secretary, Treasurer, etc,) are elected at the AGM which is traditionally held in December. The position of President rotates equally between the various clubs of the region.

At present, there are 32 clubs affiliated to the Western Region. Click the following link to view a list of clubs currently affiliated to the Western Region: Clubs affiliated with Western Region CBAI.

The Western Region organises regional events (Regional Pairs, Regional Mixed Pairs, Regional T/4) which facilitate qualification to the relevant National Events organised by the CBAI. See the Western Region Calendar for the schedule of regional events. 

Posted by Western Region, 15th December 2016

Photographs credited to Paul Scannell

Upcoming Events

Regional Pairs Competition will be held in the Galway Bridge Centre on Sunday, 3rd December 2023 at 1.30pm. (Two Sessions)

Regional Teams Competition will be held in the Galway Bridge Centre on Sunday 28th January 2024 at 2pm.

The Regional President, Kathleen Kilroy, will host her President's Prize on Sunday 3rd March 2024 in Holy Rosary College, Mountbellew.

Results
Masters Teams: Overall Result
Director: Liam Faherty
Inter A Teams: Overall Result
Director: Liam Faherty
Inter B Teams: Overall Result
Director: Liam Faherty
Master Teams: Session 1
Director: Liam Faherty
Master Teams: Session 2
Director: Liam Faherty
Inter A Teams: Session 1
Director: Liam Faherty
Inter A Teams: Session 2
Director: Liam Faherty
Inter B Teams: Session 1
Director: Liam Faherty
Inter B Teams: Session 2
Director: Liam Faherty