Position Vacant
Ceri Pierce
UK Weekly Tournaments
Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri – £1.
Club Sessions.
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RealBridge + BAMSA – A teaching/coaching conference organised by RealBridge and BAMSA is scheduled for 7th & 8th October. The conference will feature speakers from around the world, on a range of topics useful for teachers and coaches. This is a free event open to all – see Details & Registration.

Patrick Jourdain Teams – East Wales Bridge Association are running their annual Green Pointed Teams Championship for the Patrick Jourdain trophy, on Sunday 1st October in Cardiff Bridge Club. See East Wales – PJ Teams for details

Gold Cup – BGB are now inviting entries for the 2024 Gold Cup – the most prestigious event in the UK calendar. The closing date for entries is 6th October. See Gold Cup Details and Entry Form

Director Training – Sarah Amos will be running a Club Directors’ training course on 23rd and 24th September in Cardiff Bridge Club. See Course Details.

Womens’ Newsletter – a special Womens’ Newsletter featuring the 2023 Venice Cup is now available – Newsletter

Premier League – this year’s Premier League will be held on the weekends of 21st-22nd October and 4th-5th November in Cardiff Bridge Club. The events will also be used as the primary method of selection for the 2024 Camrose series. Up to three pairs can be entered as a team at a team cost of £400. For further information and entry form see Details. The closing date for entries is 31stAugust.

Subscriptions – the WBU would like to remind all members that WBU subsriptions are due from April 1st. The fees are: – £15 via an affiliated Club (incl Area Subscription); –  £20 Direct Membership; –  £1 Juniors (under 25). Please use the Online Renewal Form. Alternatively send directly to WBU Membership Secretary mpmsec@wbu.org.uk with payment via cheque or BACS .
New members can join by submitting a WBU Application Form (members who joined after Jan 1st will have their membership automatically renewed at no charge). Clubs can also submit a bulk membership renewal on behalf of their members – Bulk Renewals via Club.

Talking Bridge – the WBU have launched a new initiative, whereby a team of experienced players can visit Clubs to give presentations on various selected Bridge topics. This will be done as a service to its members with no fee being charged. Presentations will be at a time mutually agreed between a Club and the presenter –  for full details on how Clubs can avail themselves of these talks, see “Talking Bridge”

Bridge Classes – Cardiff Bridge Club are now offering courses to beginners of all ages. The tutors are both experienced bridge players and qualified bridge teachers dedicated to helping you achieve your goal of becoming an active participant in your local bridge playing community. For full details see Beginners’ Course Flyer

Directors’ Courses – now that many Clubs are resuming ‘normal activities’ there have been a few enquiries about the availability of Director Courses. The WBU run a basic 2-day course, but in order to make this viable we need a few attendees. It is hoped to run a course in Cardiff in the near future (date tba), so any further people interested in attending please contact Tony Haworth (thaworth@tonyh1.plus.com).



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.

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

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