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Non-EWBA Events

Shropshire Swiss Pairs 

Saturday 24th April

Click here for further details. 

Dorset Swiss Pairs 

Sunday 16th May

Click here for further details. 

Avon Swiss Pairs and Teams  

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd May 

Click here for the entry form. 

EWBA Committee Meeting
EWBA Committee Meeting

East Wales AGM 


11am, Sunday 25th April

WBU Newsletter




Welcome to East Wales Bridge Association
Perry Shield, Spickett Bowl and President's Cup

The Perry Shield, Spickett Bowl and President's Cup are the Welsh Bridge Union's Inter-Area teams events. The Perry Shield is Open, the Spickett Bowl is for Ladies only, and the President's Cup is restricted to players with limited tournament experience. This year these events will take place online, over the weekend of 5th/6th June. The East Wales team to contest the President's Cup has already been selected, based on the result of our recent Restricted Teams event. Players wishing to be considered for selection to represent East Wales in the Perry Shield or Spickett Bowl should submit their names, as Pairs, to by 24th April.

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



For current league standings, click on this link.   Last updated: 17th April 

For last year's league results, see Menu on the left. 
East Wales Knock-out 2021
Western League 2021

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

The A Team is selected by Mike Best (

The B Team is selected by Jason He (

The 2021 Western League has been completed. 

Click here to view 2021 results

For final league tables click on the links below

A Division

B Division

C Division

WBU News

Welsh Bridge Union News


WBU Championship Events to be held in May/June this year


16 May    WBU Mixed Pairs  Enter here.

5+6 June Perry Shield/Spickett Bowl/President's Cup

13 June   Champion of Champions Pairs Final

27 June   Inter-club Teams of 8 Final



Click here to read or download the April issue of the WBU Newsletter, edited by Laura Woodruff. 

Previous issues can be found at the foot of the Menu column on the left.

East Wales Restricted Teams 2021

Congratulations to Tony Campbell, Justin Cooper, Simon Brindle and Rod Hudson, winners of the East Wales Restricted Teams. 

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. 

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. 

East Wales Restricted Pairs 2021

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

EWBA Restricted Teams
#35481 EWBA February Congress - Swiss Teams
EWBA February Congress - Swiss Pairs
EWBA Restricted Pairs
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