NEW VENUE, NEW DATES!
15th - 17th November 2019
This Autumn the 2019 Porthcawl Congress will take place in the Hi-Tide Inn on the sea front at Porthcawl. West Wales' friendly yet competitive Congress commences on Friday 15th of November and runs until Sunday the 17th of November. There are competitions for Improvers, Mixed Pairs, Ladies' Pairs, Men's Pairs and Teams. For full details - view or print the prospectus and entry form by clicking HERE.
The draws and results are shown on the WBU results website. Click on this box to go there.
Double elimination knockout so you have to lose twice to be eliminated. Before the finals day all matches for South Wales teams will be against other South Wales teams with Stanza Greens so you will usually get Greens even if you lose! There will be a finals day in August 2020 in Mid Wales.
How to enter is in the menu called Welsh and Cambria Cups.
Click on this box to go there.
Mixed Pivot Double elimination knockout so you have to lose twice to be eliminated. Each team member plays with each other member in every match and there must always be a woman and a man playing. Before the finals day all matches for South Wales teams will be against other South Wales teams with Stanza Greens so you will usually get Greens even if you lose! There will be a finals day in August 2020 in Mid Wales.
Looking for something to do on Saturday evenings?
Swansea Bridge Club now holds a 'Dragon' night on the 1st Saturday of the month at 7p.m. All are welcome - £4 with prizes.
The Perry Cup is a National Open inter-area teams competition.
The Spickett Bowl is a National Ladies' inter-area teams competition.
The President's Cup is a National inter-area teams competition held for the first time in 2011.
This year the Perry Shield Spickett Bowl and President's Cup were hosted by the west and held at the Seabank Hotel in Porthcawl.
It was a really successful weekend for the west, winning all three trophies.
The teams were:
Mike Close (Captain) & Laura Woodruff
Roger Penton & Tony Disley
Peter Milewski & Eric Hartland
Mary Moore & Di Jones
Beryl Warner & Wendy Thornton
Irene Thomas & Jenny Vaughan
NPC Bob Alderdice
Kevin Thomas (Captain) & Liz Crockford
Irene Delahunty & Colin Steer
Nicky Hancock & Peter Oeppen
2011 Perry Shield Spickett Bowl & President's Cup
This year these competitions were hosted by the east at the Copthorne Hotel in Cardiff.
This year the west won the Perry Shield.
Congratulations to the team.