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NEW WEBMASTER:

Christine Smith has taken over as WWBA Webmaster

Click here to email Chris

Change of Date....

Apologies....due to a clash with the West of England Congress

The VINCE BEVAN CUP

(Western Area Pairs)

will now be held on

Sunday 17th October 2021

Full details will be available soon!

Bridge Lessons for Children

BridgeWhiz: Please spread the word about this exciting new venture. Free for students 10-18 years.  BridgeWhiz classes will be held on Thursdays starting on October 28th 2021 at 4pm UK time.  Click for more info.

Welcome to the West Wales Area web site
Welsh Cup / Cambria Cup 2021

  Welsh Cup

  The draws can be seen by clicking the appropriate cup

and will be updated as results come in

 

 Cambria Cup  

 

Playing Online

Perforce many of you will  be turning to the internet to play your favourite game.

To help you on your way, Dave Lea and Tony Haworth have produced a couple of  "how-to" guides to the largest and arguably most comprehensive site for watching and playing bridge online, bridgebase.com. These are available via the home page of the Bridgend club's Bridgewebs site and for convenience also here. Simply click on the links below to access the documents.

BBO Overview

Playing Bridge On BBO

StepBridge User Guide

                             

Bridge under the Microscope

Many will be aware that there is an ongoing academic project based in Glasgow studying bridge and bridge players. An update on recent progress has been released and may be read by clicking on the link below:
Bridge and Covid-19

WWBA GP SWISS PAIRS 2021

Congratulations to Stephanie Rohan & Paul Lamford, winners of the WWBA 4th annual GP SWISS PAIRS competition held 19th September 2021. They were followed by Tony Haworth & Mike Best, than Chris Rochelle & Simon Gottschalk.

Well done everyone.                     Full results below.

ANN DOLAN CUP

Congratulations to John Bowen and Julia Gilbertson who won after a well-fought contest on Sunday 9 May.  They were closely pursued by Tony & Kath Brown - the full list of players is shown in the Results column.

This very special competition is for all those club players who don't normally think of themselves as "tournament players" - should you be entering next year...?

JOHN ISAACS CUP

Congratulations to Mike Baker and Steve Jarvis who won after a good battle on Sunday 9 May.  They were pursued 5% down by a pack of players led by Mike Best & Kevin Maddox - the full list of contestants is shown in the Results column.

OSSIE EVANS CUP (Mixed Pairs)

Congratulations to Linda Pinnock and Steve Burgoyne who won after a tightly-fought contest on Sunday 2 May.  They were closely pursued by the defending champions Keith Richards & Eleanor Price, and Gareth Jones & Cindy Middleton.  Keith Davidson & Jennifer Wardell and Martin & Aileen Neilan were the last of the point scorers - the full list of contestants is shown in the Results column.

Results
#87090 Pairs WWBA Swiss Pairs
Laidlaw Murray
RealBridge
Director: Frank Coltman
Ann Dolan Cup
BBO
Director: Derek Roberts
John Isaacs Open Pairs
BBO
Director: Derek Roberts
Mixed Pairs (Ossie Evans Cup)
BBO
Director: Derek Roberts
West Wales Monday Pairs
West Wales Monday Pairs
#10854 West Wales Monday Pairs
West Wales Monday Pairs
West Wales Monday Pairs