♥Minutes from the 2019 AGM now published.
♥The latest GCBA Newsletter is available click:
GCBA Newsletter Jul19.pdf
♥The new season's printed calendar can now be colllected from Cheltenham Bridge Club
14 Aug 19 : minutes of the August meeting of the new committee
15 Jul 19 : latest newsletter - May/Jun/Jul 2019
23 May 19 : minutes of the 2019 AGM have been published,
The Gloucestershire and Herefordshire weekend pairs event will be held on Saturday 20th July 2019. The venue is the Larruperz Centre Ross-on-Wye.
Qualifying rounds for this can take place at any affiliated club.
From any qualifying round, the top half of the field (including ties, but no substitutions for drop-outs) will qualify. People may play in as many heats as they like, with as many partners as they like - but if they qualify they must choose with whom to play.
The final will be an all-play-all event of roughly 40 boards, and will be held at Cheltenham Bridge Club on Saturday 28th March 2020 11.00am start. Cost is £7.50 per person to include a light lunch. Plus green points for everyone - just turn up!
All affiliated clubs in the County are allowed to hold heats from which to qualify pairs to play in thie event, and the final will be held on Sunday 29th March 2020. The rules for qualifying are
This matchpoint pairs competition takes place immediatelty after the AGM on Sunday 17th May 2020. This will be run as a stratified pairs event, with pairs split roughly into three categories in accordance with NGS ratings. There will be prizes for the best performance in each stratum.