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Forthcoming Events

Jan 27 @ 11:30 am
11:30 am
Participants Sarah Amos & Andrea Knox Margaret Barnes & Sheila Shea Lee Collier & Jean Hand Mieke Deschepper & Helen Houston Sue & Charlotte Ingham Ceri & Maggie Pierce Eleanor Price & Jennifer Wardell Glenda Roberts & Jenny Vaughan The trials will be held at Crossgates Community Centre, four miles north of Llandrindod. Play will ... Read more
Crossgates Community Centre
Feb 3 @ 11:30 am
11:30 am
Participants Dave Birt & Gilly Clench Tony Disley & Philip Felman Ray Forrest & Steve Jarvis Simon Gottschalk & Chris Rochelle Barry Jones & Bob Pitts Gary Jones & Paul Lamford Peter Milewski & Anthony Stevens Glenda Roberts & Liam Sheridan The trials will be held at Crossgates Community Centre, four miles north of Llandrindod. ... Read more
Crossgates Community Centre
Feb 10 – Feb 11 all-day
12:00 am
2018 East Wales February Congress entry form
Lysaght Institute
Feb 24 – Feb 25 all-day
12:00 am
Crossgates Community Centre
Feb 26 – Mar 2 all-day
12:00 am
The WBU Green Pointed Simultaneous Pairs events are held twice a year, in Spring and Autumn. This event has been expanded to a full five days, with different hands each day so players can play every day if they wish! Commentaries and travellers are sent out to the participating clubs as normal – the WBU ... Read more
Mar 3 – Mar 4 all-day
12:00 am
Does your Club need Directors? Director Training Courses managed by the WBU National Director Tony Haworth using the WBU syllabus are available now. These not for profit courses run by the WBU will offer you formal qualification once a course has been successfully completed. The WBU offer Standard & Advanced Courses anywhere in Wales on ... Read more
Mar 17 – Mar 18 all-day
12:00 am
Crossgates Community Centre

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

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.

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.

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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 Gwynn Davis, Jean Hand, and Tony Disley.

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

70th Anniversary Celebration of the European Bridge League.

Representatives of the eight countries who founded the EBL, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, & Great Britain (which is now sub divided into Scotland, England & Wales). Pictured in the group is Paul Denning representing Wales at the 70th Anniversary Celebration of the European Bridge League.


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