Entries are now open for the Welsh and Cambria Cups, regionalised with stanza greens, see adverts.
Don't forget in September there is the WBU Welsh Foursomes in Wrexham - see flyer.
Don't forget our own Open Swiss Pairs at Tumble of 29th September.
Finally, book November 15th-17th in your diary and prepare your entries for this year's always popular Porthcawl Congress - see panel below.
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.
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.
TWO DAY GREEN POINTED TEAMS
14th & 15th SEPT 2019
Saturday 12:00 short break about 3:30
Sunday 11:00 break about 2:30
St Margaret’s Church Hall,
Chester Road, Wrexham, LL11 2SH
FORMAT DEPENDENT ON ENTRY
ENHANCED GREEN POINTS FOR MATCH WINS AND RANKING & PRIZE MONEY (approx 40% of entry fees)
Director: Matt Foster
Entries £160 per team to P. Murphy[PJM2]
Paypal - LFFbridge@gmail.com
Cheques payable to P. Murphy, School of Natural Sciences, Bangor, LL57 2UW.
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.
BEGINNERS & NOVICES CLASSES
Classes for Beginners and Novices are held at several locations throughout the Area, with volunteers from affiliated Clubs taking a special interest in encouraging newcomers into the game, and giving novices and returners to the game the confidence they need to join their Club for great Bridge and social connections. If you cannot find what you are looking for here, please contact the Secretary who may be able to suggest options to suit your particular requirments.
Monday begin/novice 2pm
Tues. improvers’ class 7.15pm
Jill & Bill Nicholls
Both sessions have lesson and then play. Tuesdays improver rather than beginner.
U3A classes at The Rest, Porthcawl
Barrie Robinson 01656 783157
Alternate weeks, lessons and play with analysis. Improvers can move into The Rest Bridge Club but currently, a waiting list for that.
West Cross Community Centre,
Mumbles Bridge Club,
Newton Road, Oystermouth ,
10a.m. - 12 noon
Very informal intro to duplicate with supervised play and usually a blackboard session.
SOUTHGATE, GOWER, SWANSEA
Southgate County Club
Anne Davies 01792 360711
Absolute beginners from September, novices welcome all year. Friendly environment.
22 St James Gdns. Uplands. Swansea
Thurs. 10 a.m. from Sept.22nd 2011 Beginners class
20/21 boards at a leisurely rate - Simple systems
Simple Systems .
Diana Panniers 01792 297081
10 week course Enrolment Fee £20
Fee £2 per lesson
£2.00 per session
Coffee/tea & biscuits provided free of charge.
'No Fear’ is a night where only simple systems are used and is therefore a good way for novices to improve at Club level.