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31/03/2020

Updated EWBA League results + announcements

Junior Bridge
Junior Bridge

On 6th february, in preperation for the Junior Camrose, many of the Thursday evening players paired up with the juniors. The evening was a great success and gave the youngsters a taste of playing in a larger field against more experienced opposition. Thanks to everyone who gave their time and patience and hopefully another evening like this will be organised in future.

EWBA Committee Meeting
EWBA Committee Meeting

The next committee meeting will take place in Cardiff Bridge Club on 26th April before the Arthur James Pairs and AGM at CBC. 
All clubs are invited to send a representative to attend the meeting.

Minutes of the previous meeting can be found here.

Agenda for the coming meeting TBA.

WBU Master Points

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

Welcome to East Wales Bridge Association
CORONA

The EWBY committee has a responsibility for a population of bridge players which includes a large proportion of older people as well as many players with underlying health problems. We all know by now that the Coronavirus is most dangerous for this section of the population. Therefore, the decision has been made to cancel all competitive bridge (WBU Championship Pairs East Wales Section on 29th March and EWBA AGM & Arthur James Pairs on 26th April) at least until the end of April. Please keep an eye on the website for further notices regarding future events.

The EWBA committee also urges individual clubs to take responsible decisions regarding the running of their own club.

We wish you all to stay safe and well.

New Events Calender!

                                

The South-West of England regions, in cooperation with the EWBA, have set up an events calendar which endeavours to list all events in all the partaking regions. This new calendar can be accessed through the new tab 'Regional Events E-Wales & SW-England', found in the list of tabs on the top left of the EWBA homepage.

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

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!

WBU Graded Masters

WBU Graded Masters Pairs

Congratulations to Adrian Thomas & Tony Disley for winning Section 1 of the Graded Masters.

Also congratulations to East Wales players Richard Welsford & Michael Jones for winning Section 4.

The final results for all divisions can be found here

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

Claret Jug Winner Lisvane
Claret Jug Winner Lisvane

Congratulations to Elizabeth Nam & Alastair Jinks for winning the Claret Juge in Lisvane!

EWBA Mixed Pairs
EWBA Mixed Pairs

The EWBA mixed pairs competition took place in Cardiff bridge club on Saturday 9th November. Congratulations to winners Sue Ingham & Gwynn Davies!

Patrick Jourdain Teams

It was sad to see only six teams turned up to play in this very enjoyable event in Newport. First were Mike Best & Geoff Evans with Kevin Maddox & Tony Haworth, followed by Ceri Pierce & Aida Aris with Debbie & Simon Richards. Congratulations to all!

Claret Jug 2019 - Chepstow
Claret Jug 2019 - Chepstow

Congratulations to Sheila Montgomery and Ray Mardon for winning this year's Claret Jug in Chepstow.

Stan Berger Winners
Stan Berger Winners

The Stan Berger, played in Cardiff on Sunday 8th September, was won by Tim Barsby & Steve Webb, with Sarah Amos & Geoff Evans coming second and Mia Deschepper & Trevor Towers third. Congratulations to all!

Results
To8 A1
No Fear Pairs
Gwent Bridge Academy
EWBA February Open Teams Overall
EWBA February Congress A Final
EWBA Teams Qualifier Yellow
Calendar
Sun 26th Apr 2020
Arthur James & AGM
Cardiff Bridge Club