WBU HOME

Welcome to the National Bridge Organisation for Wales website

The Welsh Bridge Union (WBU) is a membership-funded organisation committed to promoting the game of duplicate bridge. It is also the National Bridge Organisation for Wales recognised by, and affiliated to the World Bridge Federation and the European Bridge League.

   Have you booked your place at the NWBA & MWBA Congresses yet? - Full details on the WBU Calendar.

Forthcoming Events

Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
Brochure NWBA Llandudno 2018 INCREASED PLAYING AREA NOW AVAILABLE – ENTER TODAY
Venue Cymru
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
A new venue and format this year Congress details & Brochure Large free car park and within easy walking distance of all town Hotels. Directors Christine MacFarlane and Malcolm Green. Christine MacFarlane Malcolm Green           Special Rates at The Metropole within easy walking distance. £138.00 for 2 guests sharing a Classic ... Read more
The Grand Pavilion
Aug 4 – Aug 5 all-day
12:00 am
 
Lysaght Institute
Oct 7 all-day
12:00 am
 
Holiday Inn
Oct 20 – Oct 21 all-day
12:00 am
 
Crossgates Community Hall

Further information to be used on Club listings welcomed. Competition details with brochures happily published on the Events Calendar.

For administrative purposes, the WBU is split into four geographical areas: the East, the Mid, the North and the West. We have a CEO but there are no full-time officers of the Union and much of the work is done by elected officials for a token honorarium. The President is elected for a period of one year and this honour rotates around the areas in sequence.

EWBAWelsh Feathers MWBA Welsh Feathers NWBA Welsh FeathersWWBA
Welsh Bridge Union Area Association Websites

All Welsh Bridge Union affiliated clubs welcome new members. Playing bridge improves concentration and helps memory retention which is an important part of the health and well being of all players but of particular benefit to the older age group. Playing bridge is a social event – particularly important to many widowed, elderly people and single people living alone.

Laws and Ethics Committee

The Laws and Ethics committee of the Welsh Bridge Union is the national authority for the game of duplicate contract bridge in Wales, when played under the auspices of the WBU. It has three principal functions: it is the final WBU appeal body for appeals arising under the laws of the game; it is the principal disciplinary body of the WBU, hearing complaints against members. Current members are Alan Screen, Paddy Murphy and Mike Tedd.

Selection Committee

The Welsh Bridge Union selection committee is responsible for all aspects of Wales’s international representation. It determines the format of trial matches to assist in choosing teams for major international championships such as the European Championship competed for bi-annually and for the annual home international series involving England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Éire. The home internationals are known as the Camrose (Open) and the Lady Milne (Women). The current chairman is Paul Denning, other selectors are Jean Hand, and Tony Disley. There is a vacant position to be filled.

 

AGM PERRY SHIELD WINNERS


EWBA PERRY SHIELD WINNERS
EWBA PERRY SHIELD WINNERS

Gwynn Davis, Filip Kurbalija, Mark Roderick, Susan Ingham, Mike Best & Tony Ratcliff

WBU National Mixed Pairs Final

Winners Ann Marie Zangouras and Gareth Jones from Haverfordwest Bridge Club.

RESULTS


Our Junior Camrose team who represented us with credit at the competition.
Jason He, Jonny Richards, Stephen Loat & Sarah Greener.
Pictured here with NPC Paddy Murphy
RESULTS – JUNIOR CAMROSE


An Editor for the WBU magazine urgently required. Please contact Alan Stephenson or Neville Richards.


Follow the WBU on social media