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30/09/2020

Latest results EWBA League

29/09/2020

Winners Patrick Jourdain

25/09/2020

Tollemache announcement

February Congress announcement

WBU Master Points

Master Point Ranking by Name - Updated Aug 2019
Master Point Log In

Welcome to East Wales Bridge Association
Tollemache Team Selection

The qualifying round for the Tollemache cup, the inter-county championship for teams of eight organised by the EBU, will take place online on RealBridge on 21st-22nd November. Play will be from 11am to 6.30pm approx each day, with a lunch break halfway. The top eight teams will play in the final on 20th-21st February, on RealBridge or life if this is possible.

Every year, EWBA selects a team of 10 to take part in this prestigeous event. If your partnership would like to be considered for this event, please register your interest  with the EWBA secretary, William Parkinson, on william.parkinson@sky.com. The deadline for entries is 31st October.

Welsh Bridge Union AGM

Welsh Bridge Union AGM

The long awaited AGM, which was delayed due to Coronavirus, will be held online by ZOOM on

Sunday 11th October at Midday
Login from 11.45am.

Further information will be posted on the WBU website shortly.

EWBA Mixed Pairs
EWBA Mixed Pairs

Registration will end at noon on Saturday 5th December!

February Congress
February Congress
WBU Newsletter
WBU Newsletter

At last, the WBU newsletter seems to be getting back on track with Laura Woodruff at the helm.  The first issue can be enjoyed here.

However, this publication should not be a one-man/woman-show. So please send fitting articles, suggestions or news to newsletter@welshbridgeunion.org.

EWBA League 2019
All play-by deadlines for matches in all 3 divisions of the Teams League have been removed. No fixed play-by dates will apply. Teams are asked to arrange matches as and when the restrictions on movement and meeting make face-to-face bridge possible again. In the interim, teams may, if both so wish, agree to play their matches online. The results of the online matches should be notified to the League Organiser in the usual way. 
 
The 2020 KO Cup has been cancelled.
 
Congratulations to Newport Dragons who have already made sure of being Champions of Division 3!
 

Latest results: EWBA League 2019-2020

Find below the fixture lists for all divisions:

Updated 

EWBA League Div 1 Fixture List 2019-2020

EWBA League Div 2 Fixture List 2019-2020

EWBA League Div 3 Fixture List 2019-20

Further info:

EWBA League Results Report 2019-2020

EWBA League Rules
 

For more information, please contact
Adrian Trickey
01446.793779
adriantrickey1@gmail.com

Fixtures for 2019/2020

Many thanks to Steve Webb for organising the Western League for many years!

The new Western League co-ordinator is now Richard Welsford (rtw76@sky.com), who will also organise the C Team.

The A Team will be selected by Mike Best (mikebest778@gmail.com) and the B Team by Jason He (hejason095@aol.com).

 

Versus Place Date Result Players

Somerset

GBA

14/09/2019

A-team: won 20-0

B-team : lost 3-17

C-team: lost 1-19

A: Tony Ratcliffe & Julian Pottage, Susan Ingham & Gwynn Davis

B: Tim Barsby & Steve Webb, Kath Fewster & Bill Parkinson

C:Jacob Collins & Ron Thompson, Keith Edwards & Mike Clarke, Jo Copping & Chris Forbes, Sarah Penny & Arthur Matheston

Devon

Willand

21/09/2019

A-team: won 15-5

B-team: lost 8-12

C-team: won 12-8

A: Tony Ratcliffe & Julian Pottage, Kevin Maddox & Mike Best

B: Marion Shewell & Peter Smith, Kath Fewster & Bill Parkinson

C: Enid Snelgrove & Alan Snelgrove, Keith Edwards & Mike Clarke

Herefordshire

Ross-on-Wye 29/09/2019

A-team: won 15-5

B-team: lost 10-10

C-team: won 18-2

A: Mark Roderick & Mike Best, Tony Ratcliff & Filip Kurbalija

B: Marion Shewell & Peter Smith, Helen Houston & Tim Barsby

C: Sheila Montgomery & Ray Mardon, John Dewsnap & Iain Brisbane

Wiltshire

GBA

14/12/2019

A-team: won 18-2

B-team: lost 4-16

C-team: lost 3-17

A: Tony Ratcliff & Julian Pottage, Susan Ingham & Gwynn Davis

B-team: Linda Pinnock & Steve Burgoyne, Kath Fewster & William Parkinson

C-team: Hazel Rudland & Laurie Delmonte, Enid & Alan Snelgrove

Avon

Bristol

12/01/2020

A-team: lost 3-17

B-team: won 12-8

C-team: won 16-4

Team A: Tony Disley & Simon Richards, Mike Best & Kevin Maddox

Team B: Tim Barsby & Steve Webb, Helen Houston & Nalini Dewan

C-team: Sheila Montgomery & Ray Mardon, John Dewsnap & Iain Brisbane

Cornwall

Willand

21/03/2020

CANCELLED

A-team: Filip Kurbalija & Tony Ratcliff, Susan Ingham & Gwynn Davis

B-team: Tim Barsby & Steve Webb, Simon Brindle & Tony Campbell

C-team: Leighton Williams & Richard Welsford, Jo Copping & Chris Forbes

Dorset

Woolavington

10/05/2020

 

 

 

Western League Division 1
Western League Division 2
Western League Division 3

Patrick Jourdain Teams Winners

The winning team in the Patrick Jourdain competition existed of Diane & Filip Kurbalija and Sue Ingham & Gwyn Davis. Many congratulations!

Second were Maggie Pierce & Aida Aris with Adrian Thomas & Mia Deschepper.

Stan Berger Winners

Congratulations to Sue Ingham & Gwyn Davis for winning the Stan Berger pairs event on Sunday 6th September. Second were Mrunalini Dewan & Martin David.

Winners EWBA Summer Congress

Congratulations to Trevor Towers & Joe Patrick for winning the Swiss Pairs on Saturday 25th July. Runners up were Gilly Clench & David Birt.

Also congratulations to Alan Stephenson, Peter Kaufmann, Ted Reveley and Bill Niccol for winning the Swiss Teams on Sunday 26th July. Runners up were John Dearing, Jeremy Stanforth, Michael Tomlinson and Linda Smith.

Thanks to all who took part and hope you enjoyed it.

Winners Teams of 8 East Wales Heat

Congratulations to Joy Seculer & John Salisbury, Trish Tracey & Tony Ratcliff, Mike Downey & Roy Holloway and Simon Brindle & Tony Campbell for winning the East Wales Heat for the Teams of 8.

WBU Mixed Pairs

WBU Mixed Pairs

Congratulations to Liz Atkinson & Geoff Evans for winning the East Wales section of the WBU Mixed Pairs. They also came second in the overall national results. Third place nationally went to Susan Ingham & Gwynn Davis.

Click on the Mixed Pairs Result lower down this column for the full East Wales results.

No Fear Pairs

Congratulations to Pearl & Graham Thomas for winning the EWBA No Fear Pairs, which took place in Newport on February 18th. 

Claret Jug 2020 Barry
Claret Jug 2020 Barry

Congratulations to Vivien Liles and Lyn Matthews for winning the 2020 Claret Jug in Barry.

Winners Restricted Teams

Congratulations to Richard Stevenson & Greg Howell and Jean Chuter & John Mayo for winning the EWBA restricted teams competition.

It was a very succesful event with 14 teams competing.

Winners EWBA February Congress
Winners EWBA February Congress

Congratulations to Liz Commins & David Stevenson and Mark Roderick & Patrick Murphy for winning the EWBA February congress A final. Second in the A final were Diane & Filip Kurbalija and Graham Kirby & Jeremy Dhondy.

Helen Wildsmith & Tim Chanter and Graham Pollack & Andrew Whittome won the open teams final with second Louise & Norman Selway and Helen Houston & Steve Webb.

Claret Jug 2019-2020 Crickhowell
Claret Jug 2019-2020 Crickhowell

Congratulations to Joan Parry & Di Cule for winning the Crickhowell Claret Jug this yeat!

Cambria and Welsh Cup Results

The Welsh and Cambria Cup Results are now updated on the WBU Bridgewebs site below

https://www.bridgewebs.com/cgi-bin/bwon/bw.cgi?club=wburesults&pid=display_page2

Results
Patrick Jourdain Teams
Online
Stan Berger Pairs
Online
EWBA Summer Congress - Swiss Teams
Online
EWBA Summer Congress - Swiss Pairs
Online
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Calendar
Sun 6th Dec 2020
EWBA Mixed Pairs - TBC
Online
Sat 20th Feb 2021
EWBA February Congress
Sun 21st Feb 2021
EWBA February Congress