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Upcoming non WCBA Events

With many county and EBU competitions now online click here to see the full EBU calendar of national and county events

Somerset Paul Jones Pivot Teams

21st August

FREE EVENT!!

Woolavington Village Hall

More information, click here

West of England Congress

Green Point Weened

7th-9th October 2022

At The Winter Gardens 

For full details and to enter, click here

 

Green-point Swiss Pairs

Cornwall Bridge Association

Sunday 18th September

On Realbridge

Click here for more information

EBU Summer Meeting

11th - 14th August 2022

at Eastbourne

 

 
Welcome to the WCBA website
Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association
Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association

Wiltshire Contract Bridge Associaiton is affliated to the EBU and is the umbrella organisation for clubs in Wiltshire, supporting, developing and promoting bridge in the County.

Wiltshire Knock-out 2022-23

Wiltshire Knock-out - Entries now invited

Entries are now invited for the Wiltshire Knock-Out. Teams of up to 6 may enter, but at least 4 members of the teams (and preferably all) must have Wiltshire as the primary county of allegience, as the winners of the Knock-out will be invited to represent Wiltshire in the Pachabo Cup, due to take place in June 2023. If you and your partner would like to enter, but do not have team-mates, please contact the organiser, Richard Gwyer.

For more details and to enter, please click here

Wiltshire League 2022-2023

Entries are now open for the Wiltshire League. For more information, to enter a team, or if you and your partner would like to play, but need team-mates, please click here.

The EBU Eastbourne Summer meeting will be held 11th-14th August 2022. It is open to all club players, with a wide range of competitions for all levels. For more details and to enter, please click here.

 

 

New bridge courses starting in the Autumn

Have you ever thought about learning bridge? New courses are starting in the autumn - whether you have never played bridge before, have played soem card games, or have played bridge in the past and want to come back to it - there is something for you.

Full details are available by clicking on this link

Championship Pairs Winners

 After a close fought battle, the winners of the Wiltshire Championship Pairs were Roy France and Sam Sloan, and the runners up were Prabir Nandi and David Jacklin. Congratulations to Roy and Sam. The top two pairs will now have the chance to represent Wiltshire in Corwen Trophy, which is due to be played on Realbridge on 28th and 29th May 2022. More information about the Corwen is available here.

For the full results of the Championship Pairs, please click here.

Final matches of Western League

The final matches of the Western League took place on Saturday 2nd April. Full results are available here. Wiltshire A drew 10-10 with Dorset A and finished equal 4th in Division A, with Dorset A and Herefordshire A. Wiltshire B lost 5-15 to Dorset B, while Wiltshire C beat Dorset C 15-5 coming a very creditable 2nd place in Division C. Many thanks and congraluations to all the Wiltshire players who took part this year. The new season will start in September. Thanks also to Stuart Bridge who has organised the teams this year and represented Wiltshire at the Western League meetings. If you are interested in taking part, please get in touch with Stuart - details available here

 

Winners of Wiltshire League

The final two matches for the Wiltshire League 2021-2022 took place on Sunday 27th March on Realbridge. Results for Sunday are available here, and the final tables are available here.

The winning teams for this season are:

League 1: Bridge Team - Stuart Bridge, Roger Karn, Gavin Bailey, Keith Radmall, Andrew Parkes and Richard Samter

League 2: Buck Team - Martin Buck, Nick Pegg, Bob Bannister, Jana Zlamalova, David Marder and Michael Curtis

League 3: Paul Cooper, Martyn Tranter, Liz and Terry Butler, Marion Cowley, Frances Ind, David Jacklin, Marion Loudoun and Prabir Nandi

Many congratulations to the winners and thanks to Richard Samter for organising the teams this year. If you did not take part this year, but would like to try teams, then why not give it a go? Entries will soon be open for the new season, 2022-2023 - watch out for further information.

Robot scores in Wiltshire online games

After a number of comments from players about the scores achieved by robots playing in Wiltshire events, it has been decided to remove these scores before posting the results. If you had a bad score against a robot, this will be removed, regretably if you had good score this will also be removed. The director has made, and will continue to make, an annoucement at the start of the Wiltshire Tuesday and Saturday online games to this effect.

Have you considered becoming a bridge teacher in Wiltshire? EBED, the education arm of the EBU, are re-starting face-to-face training in September and there are courses on offer In Aylesbury, Yeovil and Solihull. Each EBU affiliated cub may apply for one free place every two years, and anyone applying via an affiliated EBU club (who will be paying the invoice), will be entitled to a 20% discount. This discount is funded by the EBU.

For more information about the course and details on how to book, please click here.

Latest Results
New Season starting September
For more information
League One
New season starts September
League Two
New season starts soon
League Three
New season starts soon
 
Results
Chairman's Cup
Wiltshire Saturday Pairs
Wiltshire League matches 9-10
Wiltshire League Match 10
Garden Cities Qualifier
Wiltshire Saturday Swiss Pairs
Calendar
Mon 12th Sep 2022
Wiltshire League Match 1
Online - Realbridge 7pm
Sun 18th Sep 2022
Blue Point Swiss Pairs
Devizes Bowls Club 2pm
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Sat 24th Sep 2022
Western League Match 1
Online - Realbridge
Tue 4th Oct 2022
Wiltshire League Match 2
Online - Realbridge 7pm
Wed 19th Oct 2022
Wiltshire League Match 3
Online - Realbridge 7pm
Sun 30th Oct 2022
Non-Expert Pairs
Devizes Bowls Club 2pm