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Welcome to Gloucestershire County Bridge
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GCBA now has a Facebook presence : search on "GCBA bridge" or click here to find it; if you have a Facebook account, you can "follow" the page and get all the news delivered to you as it happens.
Do check out the FORTHCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS page for Congress, Green Point and Blue Point events.

More Details on all sessions are under the GCBA EVENTS menu on the left :  click here for a summary of events 2018/19

  • 17th June   Summer Teams
  • 24th June   Summer Pairs
  • 1st July      Summer Teams
  • 8th July      Summer Pairs
  • 15th July    Summer Teams
  • 22nd July   Summer Sim Pairs
  • 29th July    Summer Pairs

This Season's Monday events are in the calendar with extra information under Monday Nights Pairs/Teams

Patrick Shields is our CTD. Do contact him for more information -

Weekend Events

See "Upcoming Special Events" Tab in main menu for:

  • Garden Cities Final 15th June
  • Tudor B.C. Garden Party Bridge 3rd July
  • Gloucestershire & Herefordshire Green Point Weekend 20th - 21st July
  • West of England Congress, Weston 4th-6th October

There is lots of learning to be done at the Gloucestershire Youth Bridge - click here for its website.

CHELTENHAM :  The teaching team are starting a new series of lessons starting in September. For more information see the club web site.

GLOUCESTER:  Lessons available on Monday at Gloucester B.C.;  see the GBC website for details.

NEWENT : Starting 27th September 2019 (1850 hrs for 1900).  More details at click here.  EBU qualified teachers, and it runs for two terms.

MALMESBURY (Tetbury & Cirencester) : Robert Cobbold offers "fun and friendly bridge for beginners and beyond.  07526451532" 

TETBURY : Jim Edwards runs lessons as part of the South Cotswolds Bridge Club venture - see the web site.

WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE (boundary of South Glos and Glos, NW Wiltshire) : Ian Cooke (accredited EBUTA teacher) offers lessons for beginners, improvers and runs Gentle bridge sessions. Contact details here.


Latest Trophy Winners

Steve Darke Salver (AGM Pairs) : Kate & Philip Morgan

County League : Tony Letts & Duncan Cairns, David Jones & Peter Shelley

EBU Magazine Feb19 Opening Leads Competition : Keith Sharp won the Open Section (after winning the Telegraph Christmas competition).

County Pairs : Tony Hill & Alan Wearmouth

County Knock-Out : Keith Stanley with Paul Denning, Richard Plackett, Garry Watson, Alan Wearmouth

Newent Bowl : Sian Brady & John Wittenbury, John Councer & Suzy Lawson

External Results

Please email any external result to for inclusion here.

Telegraph Christmas Competition :  the competition was won by Keith Sharp.

SBU Winter Fours :  the team with Dan McIntosh & Patrick Shields came third.

EBU Premier League :  the team of John Atthey, Richard Chamberlain, Patrick Shields & Garry Watson won Division Two and earned promotion to Div One for next year.

Weston Congress : Brian Goalby's team came 2nd

EBU 'Play with an expert pair' Simultaneous Pairs: 3rd East-West (62 pairs) Nicky Ferguson & Tom Jarman.

East Wales August Swiss Pairs (31 tables) Alison Pritchard & Ben Handley Pritchard were equal 2nd.

County League

MONDAY LEAGUES: Div 1  Div 2 and 2A and 2B

CLEVERLY TEAMS :  Divisions 1, NorthernSouthern

Summer Teams
Summer Pairs
Summer Teams
Monday Evening
GCBA Squad Practice
Summer Teams
Summer Pairs
B.H. Pairs
Cheltenham Congress
24th Jun 2019
Summer Pairs
27th Jun 2019
GCBA Squad Practice
1st Jul 2019
Summer Teams
1st Jul 2019
Monthly Committee Meeting
8th Jul 2019
Summer Pairs
15th Jul 2019
Summer Teams
20th Jul 2019
Glos/Heref Green Point Pairs
21st Jul 2019
Glos/Heref Green Point Teams
22nd Jul 2019
Summer Sim Pairs
29th Jul 2019
Summer Pairs