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The webmaster is Sue Ingham.

If you have any suggestions or material for the website please contact Sue on

Non-EWBA Events

Wiltshire green point events

Saturday 6th March/Sunday 7th March

For full details and entry form: 

click here

Devon green point events

Saturday 10th April/Sunday 11th April

For full details and entry form: 

click here

Dorset open and restricted events 

Saturday 27th March and Sunday 18th April 

For entry form and details:

Click here for Open Swiss Teams

Click here for Restricted Swiss Pairs

EWBA Committee Meeting
EWBA Committee Meeting

East Wales Committee


2pm, Wednesday 31st March


East Wales AGM 


11am, Sunday 25th April

WBU Newsletter



Welcome to East Wales Bridge Association

WBU National Pairs 2021

This year's WBU National Pairs will be played online on BBO on Sunday 14th March, starting at 11am. This is a two session Green point event. It is open to all WBU members and the entry fee is £20 (£10 per player). 

Please click here for the online entry form.

Upcoming EWBA events
Upcoming EWBA events

EWBA League and Knock-out 2021
EWBA League and Knock-out 2021

The East Wales Leagues and Knock-out competition are run by Adrian Trickey, tel: 01446 793779. 
The 2021 League will be played online, at least for the first few matches. There are three divisions, each comprised of six teams. The schedule of matches, contact details, and VP conversion tables have been sent to team captains. Team names are as follows:
Division 1 Division 2 Division 3

One Off In a Laydown 

Royal Bulawayo

Cardiff All Stars

Penarth Menagerie

Ace of Clubs

The Outsiders

Archway (Chepstow)

Brecon Bees

Chepstow Archers

Rhiwbina Diamonds

Newport Dragons

The Allsorts

Rhiwbina Ruffnecks

A Bridge Too Far

Chepstow Chancers

Lisvane Lemmings

Bees Buddies



The League is up and running, with matches having been played in all three divisions.

For current league standings, click on this link.

For last year's league results, see Menu on the left. 
East Wales Knock-out 2021
The draw for the Knock-out competition has now been made. To see the draw click here.
Western League 2021

The 2021 Western League will be played online. The competition will be played on Real Bridge - valuable experience for those who have yet to try it, and very enjoyable.

The remaining dates (both Saturdays) are: 13th March and 17th April. There are two matches on each day, 12 boards per match, making 24 boards in total.

Contact the organisers to indicate your availability.  

The Western League co-ordinator is Richard Welsford (, who also runs the C Team.

The A Team will be selected by Mike Best (

The B Team will be selected by Jason He (

Click here to view 2021 results


2020 Results

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

WBU News

Welsh Bridge Union News


WBU Tournaments on BBO 

All Change!! The WBU's weekly online tournament will now be held on BBO on Saturday afternoons, starting at 2pm. This new event will run from Saturday 27th February.

The Saturday games are for WBU members and their guests. Master Points will be awarded, and the cost is $2.50 per player. This is the perfect way to spend lockdown Saturday afternoons! Please join us and make it a popular, successful event.

To join the tournament, log on to BBO, click Competitive, then All Tournaments, then scroll down until you find wbu_1. Click on it; check that your partner is logged on; then invite them to play with you in the tournament.


Welsh Cup and Cambria Cup 

The closing date for entries to the Welsh Cup and Cambria Cup knock-out teams has been extended to March 31st following expressions of dissatisfaction with the format. The organiser is canvassing opinion by means of this questionnaire

Cambria 2021.pdf

Welsh Cup 2021.pdf


Welsh Bridge Union Newsletter

The January 2021 edition of the Newsletter has been published. Click here. 

Previous issues can be found in the WBU Newsletter box on the left.

East Wales Congress Swiss Teams 2021

Congratulations to Helen Erichsen, Fiona Brown, Alan Cooke and Ollie Burgess, winners of the online Swiss Teams in a field of 40 teams. For the full result see the Results column below. 

East Wales Congress Swiss Pairs 2021

Congratulations to Alan and Jette Bailey, winners of the online Swiss Pairs from an impressive field of 74 pairs. For the full result see the Results column below. 

East Wales Restricted Pairs

Congratulations to Simon Gould and Brian Quinlan for winning the East Wales Restricted Pairs. Runners up were Keith Edwards and Mike Clarke.

Arthur James & Beatus Cup

Congratulations to Mark Roderick & Mike Best for winning the Arthur James Bowl. Runners up were Sue Ingham & Gwynn Davis.

Winners of the Beatus Cup were Veronica Burrows & Martin Joseph

East Wales Mixed Pairs

Congratulations to Adrian Thomas & Mia Deschepper for winning the East Wales Mixed Pairs. Runners up were Gwyneth Dew & Steve Martin.

Patrick Jourdain Teams

Congratulations to the winners of the East Wales Teams: Diane & Filip Kurbalija, Sue Ingham & Gwynn Davis

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

Stan Berger Pairs

Congratulations to Sue Ingham & Gwynn Davis, winners of the East Wales Open Pairs. Second were Mrunalini Dewan & Martin David.

#35481 EWBA February Congress - Swiss Teams
EWBA February Congress - Swiss Pairs
EWBA Restricted Pairs
EWBA AGM + Arthur James & Beatus Cup AND Cambria Cup Final
EWBA Mixed Pairs - TBC
Thu 25th Mar 2021
EWBA Restricted Teams
online 7pm
Sun 25th Apr 2021
Arthur James Bowl & Beatus Cup
BBO 1pm
Sun 5th Sep 2021
Stan Berger Open Pairs
Sun 26th Sep 2021
Patrick Jourdain Open Teams
Sun 5th Dec 2021
EWBA Mixed Pairs