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Confirmed Pair Offs & Pairs Seeking Pair Offs Here
(If you are seeking a pair off and would like to be added to this list, please email here)

Division A Links Click Here
 

Division B Links Click Here
 

Division C Links Click Here

Goodman 2021-22

 

Goodman Cup

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Welcome to the homepage of Warwickshire CBA
Midland Counties League Result

Gloucestershire vs Warwickshire

Dawes 13-7

Porter 5-15

Markham 13-7

More details can be found in the Midland Counties League section

Warwickshire Online Club (WOC) 2021-2022 Season
Warwickshire Online Club (WOC) 2021-2022 Season

♣   ♠ Warwickshire Online Club (WOC) using Bridgebase Online (BBO) & Realbridge (RB) ♣   ♠ 

WOC operates independent of Warwickshire’s normal face-to-face programme, with its own set of (simpler) guidelines/rules, which you will agree to when you register and each time you play, with a focus on fair and enjoyable bridge.  Pre-registration is required (below), of your Name, EBU Number, Email Address and BBO ID (please check carefully for spaces, etc), where applicable.  Membership of WOC is free and open to anyone (EBU member or not).   Each time you play (excluding leauge matches) you will either pay table money at the point of entry (BBO) (details on the EBU website), or pre-pay (RB).

Warwickshire’s online programme includes:

Online League – Entry Closed.  The 2021/22 League and Handicap Draws are now live.  Please see links under Warwickshire Online Club (left hand menu).  Any questions regarding the League should be emailed to the League Secretary, Derek Oddy.

Monthly sessions as follows:

  • 1st Tuesday of February, March & April - Championship Pairs - BBO - See Below
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 7.15pm - Gentle Pairs - BBO
    • A drop-in, match-pointed pairs, event open to those who have been playing for no more than 4 years - Run over 5 months (series) with the best 4 scores counting for the overall winner.  You can change partnerships if you wish, but qualifying scores will only be from those of the same pairing.  Pre-entry required with Myra by 12.00 on the day of the event at the latest.  Your entry will be confirmed by 14.00 along with any other information.  NB You can play in these events without any commitment to the 5 months' series.  Remember you should have pre-registered as a member of WOC before this (only required once). Please contact Myra if you have any questions.  Look (and register) for the event: WOC - Gentle Pairs - Entry Fee: 4BBO$ per person payable at event registration.
  • 3rd Tuesday @ 7.10pm for 7.15pm WPLOnline (Pairs) - RealBridge 
    • Entry OPEN FOR FEBRUARY 2022.  Already entered? - a link will be emailed to you for each session.  An email will be sent w/c 7th February with details.  If you have any quesitons please email here.
      • Useful Information
      • If you are having difficulties finding a substitute pair, this list contains details of players who have Paired off and who are looking for a pair to pair off with.  If you have notified us of your inability to play and you are not listed there is a problem.  Please do let us know as your pair off may not be registered correctly, thank you.
      • RealBridge Links and Overall VP Tables may be found in the under WPLO in the lefthand menu (or below it).

If you have any questions, etc, please email the competitions team here

Check your WOC Registrations Here
If your name is not listed, and you expect it to be, please re-register below.
Register for WOC Here:

FORM
Warwickshire Pairs League Online (WPLO) - Current & Next Series
Warwickshire Pairs League Online (WPLO) - Current & Next Series

With the move to online, the Competitions Committee have now been able to review the format of WPLO taking into account some of the past feedback received that, until the move online, they were previously unable to implement for logistical reasons.  One of these is the desire to play more boards per match in Division A and Division B, but this was not the feeling of players in Division C.  To try to accommodate all, as you may recall prior to lockdown we addressed this by playing 3 sessions (evenings) of 9 board matches and 2 sessions of 14 board matches.  The reason for this was because playing a different number of boards across the 3 divisions was a recipe for disaster and so we avoided it.  However, there are no risks of doing this online, so we are pleased to be able to provide something that has been long sought after by many, along with some other amendments. 

The formation for WPLO from February 2022 will, therefore, be as follows:

Divisions A & B
The aim is to run with 7 Tables (14 pairs) in each playing 2 x 12 board matches per session (evening), the swiss being resent after session 3.

Division C
The aim is to run 6+ Tables (12+ pairs) continuing to play 3 x 8 board matches per session, the swiss being resent after session 3.

The Swiss will continue to be reset after the 3rd session in all divisions – this means that you cannot play the same pair twice in the first three sessions of a series (a series is each of the 5 sessions Sept-Jan then Feb-June), nor in the last two sessions of a series, but you can play the same pair in the final two sessions that you already played in the first three sessions.

In order to achieve the desired number of tables in Divisions A and B from February 2022, the following will apply to the current series promotion relegations following the January session with any new entrants being considered in the usual way:

  1. Division A – 4 pairs will be demoted to Division B.
  2. Division B – 2 pairs will be promoted to Division A.
  3. Division C – A line will be drawn on the Division B ranking list under 12th place, with the players below 12th place forming the new Division C.

Promotion/Relegation from February 2022 will be 3 pairs up and 3 pairs down.

The Competitions Committee has also amended the rules regarding sitouts/pair offs and substitutes when a player, or pair, is unable to make one of the sessions.  From February 2022 players the requirement to either play, substitute one or both players, or pair off will be reinstated.  A pair off is when a pair joins up with another pair in the same divisions to sitout the same session.  The reintroduction of this condition will reduce the likelihood of a half-table.  We thank you for your understanding in this regard and whilst the position remains the responsibility of the players, if you are in need of assistance, please let us know.

WPLO Rules from February 2022 - Click Here

Thank you.

Championship Pairs 2021/22
Championship Pairs 2021/22

1st Tuesday of

February, March & April 2022
@ 7.15pm on BBO

OPEN TO ALL*
* but only Warwickshire Primary Members are eligible to win the Championship Pairs 
* EBU Corwen Qualifier *
** Final Overall Rankings Green Pointed **

*** Pairs must play in all 3 sessions to qualify ***
**** 
Top 4 Pairs will be invited to represent Warwickshire in the EBU Corwen Trophy ****


Click here for more Championship Pairs information

Latest Championship Pairs Ranking Will Appear Here

Rules - Click here

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You should have pre-registered (free) as a member of WOC before this (only required once). 

If you have any questions, etc, please email the competitions team here

Look (and register) for the event: WOC - County Pairs - 4BBO$ per person payable at event registration.

 

Gentle Pairs
Gentle Pairs

2nd Tuesday of the Month

Sept-June
(excluding November)
@ 7.15pm on BBO

Open to those who have been playing for no more than 4 years - A drop-in, match-pointed pairs, session run over 5 months (series) with the best 4 scores counting for the overall winner. 
You can change partnerships if you wish, but qualifying scores will only be from those of the same pairing. 
Pre-entry required with Myra by 12.00 on the day of the event at the latest. Your entry will be confirmed by 14.00 along with any other information.  

You should have pre-registered (free) as a member of WOC before this (only required once). Please contact Myra if you have any questions.  

Look (and register) for the event: WOC - Gentle Pairs - 4BBO$ per person payable at event registration.

Click here for more information

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Website disclaimer - Links contained on this website may lead to websites not under the control of Warwickshire CBA (WCBA) including Midland Counties Congress (MCC) and National Swiss Teams (NST) and WCBA is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Links provided on this website are provided to users only as a convenience and WCBA accepts no liability in respect of the content of any such linked site, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by WCBA.  Users link to any linked sites at their own risk.

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Results
WPLO - Division B
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
WPLO - Division A
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
County Match v Gloucester
Gentle Pairs
Director: Darren Evetts
WPLO - Division B
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
WPLO - Division A
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
Gentle Pairs
Director: Darren Evetts
WPLO - Division A
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
WPLO - Division B
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
Children in Need Simultaneous Pairs
Director: Darren Evetts
Children in Need Simultaneous Pairs
Director: Darren Evetts
Children in Need Simultaneous Pairs
Director: Darren Evetts
Children in Need Simultaneous Pairs
Director: Darren Evetts
County Pairs
Director: Darren Evetts
WPLO - Division A
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
Calendar
1st Feb 2022
Championship Pairs 1 of 3
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts
8th Feb 2022
Gentle Pairs
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts
15th Feb 2022
WPLO - Division A
RealBridge 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/Liz Gahan
15th Feb 2022
WPLO - Division B
RealBridge 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/Liz Gahan
1st Mar 2022
Championship Pairs 2 of 3
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts
8th Mar 2022
Gentle Pairs
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts
15th Mar 2022
WPLO - Division A
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
15th Mar 2022
WPLO - Division B
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
5th Apr 2022
Championship Pairs 3 of 3
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts
12th Apr 2022
Gentle Pairs
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts
19th Apr 2022
WPLO - Division A
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
19th Apr 2022
WPLO - Division B
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
10th May 2022
Gentle Pairs
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts
17th May 2022
WPLO - Division A
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
17th May 2022
WPLO - Division B
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
14th Jun 2022
Gentle Pairs
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts
21st Jun 2022
WPLO - Division A
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
21st Jun 2022
WPLO - Division B
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan
12th Jul 2022
Gentle Pairs
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts
19th Jul 2022
WPLO - Division A
BBO 7.15pm
Director: Darren Evetts/LizGahan