Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association
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Upcoming non WCBA Events
National Pairs Heat - Bath Bridge Club

Bath Bridge Club are running a heat of the National Pairs competition on

Sunday 15th March, 11.30am 

at Devizes Bowls Club

Dorset "Try a Tournament" on 19 April 2019

Dorset Contract Bridge Association are running a Swiss Pairs "Try a Tournament" on Sunday 19 April 2020.

Open to players with an NGS rating of 9 or below and no more than 9,999 Master Points.

The event will be held in Wimborne, Dorset.

Avon Green Pointed Weekend 16 and 17 May 2020
Berks and Bucks Green Point Weekend - 20 and 21 June 2020

Berks and Bucks Green Point Weekend

Held in Windsor on 20/21 June 2020

Upcoming Sim Pairs
Club Stratified Pairs
09 - 12 March 2020
 British Spring Sim Pairs
 06 - 09 April 2020
Event times 2017/18
All Sunday events please arrive by 1.45 for 2.00pm start of play.
League matches please arrive by 7.00 for 7.15pm start of play.
Welcome to the WCBA website
Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association
Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association
Allcomers Swiss Pairs


Congratulations to Dave Latchem and Phil Green 1st with 93 VPs

Ambrose Holmes-Mackie and Joseph Clark 2nd with 85 VPs

Marion Cowley and David Jacklin 3rd with 82 VPs


2020 Championship Pairs Final - Result
2020 Championship Pairs Final - Result

Congratulations to Brian Johnson and Sue Hands 1st with 60.47%

Taf Anthias and Pat Davies 2nd with 58.33% and

Joseph Clark and James Dunlop 3rd with 53.42%

These three pairs will now go forward to represent Wiltshire in the Corwen Trophy at the beginning of June when they will play the winning pairs from the other counties

Results can be accessed below right
Championship Pairs Plate


Congratulations to Philip Meats and Alistair Spence 1st with 60.00%

Chris Clements and Jana Zlamalova 2nd with 54.63%

Chaz Cross and Malcolm Church 3rd with 53.25%

Well done to everyone who took part in this inaugual event, running alongside the Championship Pairs


Garden Cities Qualifier Result
Garden Cities Qualifier  Result
Congratulations to the Sarum team 
David Hale & Sarah Cowell
Brian Johnson & Sue Hands
Georgie Dalton & Sonia Blandy
Paul Wright & Nigel Lewis
winners of the Garden Cities Qualifier held at Devizes on Sunday, 26 January with 90 VPs , narrowly pipping Bath A by just 1VP
Semington came third with 67 VPs
The Teams of Eight, between eight County Teams, were played in two groups, A & B.  The results for each group and the combined result can be viewed under 'Results' below right.
Mixed Pairs Result
Mixed Pairs Result


Well done to Pat Davies and Keith Williamson winners of the Mixed Pairs held at the Bowls Club, Devizes on Sunday,  12 January 2020 with a score of 64.57% just 0.16% less than they scored in winning the same event in 2019.

Also to Brian Johnson and Sue Hands, 2nd with 59.40%

Giles Gould and Rachel Pickford, 3rd with 57.71%

Results can be accessed below right
Wiltshire Knock-out Champions 2019-20

Congratulations to Team Samter, 

Richard Samter, Andrew Parkes, David Latchem, Phil Howard and Norman Botton 

having beaten Team Webb, 

Gayle & Colin Webb, David & Margaret Thackaberry 

83-67 in a final of large swings 

Team Webb were ably assisted by Michael Porteous & Laurie Meale in an earlier round.

The Samter Team will go on to represent Wiltshire in next year’s Pachabo Competition – we wish them well!

Jack High Handicap Pairs Result
Jack High Handicap  Pairs  Result

Well done to Chaz Cross and Malcolm Church in winning the WCBA Jack High Handicap Pairs held at Devizes Bowls Club on Sunday 24 November with 57.33%

Jo Seddon and Pat Lewis were second with 56.68%

Bryan Willis and Alan Perkins were third with 56.13%

Latest Results
Western League
11 January 2020
Hereford A 13 - 7  Wiltshire A   [table]
Hereford  B 18 - 2  Wiltshire B   [table]
Hereford C 10 - 10 Wiltshire C   [table]
07 February 20
van Praag 0 - 20 Williamson
Samter 16 - 4 Loudoun 
King 7 - 13 Dunlop
Blandy 6 - 14 Webb
28 January 20
Baker 18 - 2 Gwyer
Buck 12 - 8 Winstone
Tranter 14 - 6 Nadel
Reid 17 - 3 Webb
28 January 20
Elms 14 - 6 Phillips
Hill 10 - 10 Brackenbury
Marriott 19 - 1 Trivett
Allcomers Swiss Pairs
League 1 #5
Champ Pairs Plate
Championship Pairs Final
League 2 #4
Wed 19th Feb 2020
League 2 #5
Trowbridge Rugby Club 7.15pm
Wed 19th Feb 2020
League 3 #7
Trowbridge Rugby Club 7.15pm
Tue 25th Feb 2020
League 1 #6
Devizes Bowls Club 7.15pm
Tue 25th Feb 2020
League 3 #8
Devizes Bowls Club 7.15pm
Sat 7th Mar 2020
Wiltshire Green Point Pairs Event
Bath University 1.00pm
Sun 8th Mar 2020
Wiltshire Green Point Teams Event
Bath University 11.00am