CALENDAR – Plus

Welsh, English, Irish and some Scottish events plus EBL.

Jan
31
Fri
European Senior Trial
Jan 31 – Feb 4 all-day
Feb
1
Sat
EBED – TEACHER TRAINING COURSE – CANCELLED. @ Cardiff BC
Feb 1 – Feb 2 all-day

“Will you teach the Bridge players of the future?

A rare opportunity has occurred.

 

English Bridge Education and Development are providing a Teacher Training course at Cardiff Bridge Club on Saturday/Sunday 1st/2nd February 2020.
This is an ideal opportunity to learn teaching techniques and take away teaching guidelines and other teaching material.
THIS COURSE IS FOR ANYONE.
Cost:  £200 per person.
Places are limited so book now!”
Email Brian.Quinlan@hotmail.com
WBU Seniors Trials @ Crossgates Community Centre
Feb 1 – Feb 2 all-day
WBU Seniors Trials @ Crossgates Community Centre

Please see Selection Blog.

TELTSCHER TROPHY 2020

The Teltscher Trophy (‘Senior Camrose’) will be held on 15th to 17th May 2020 in the Republic of Ireland (venue TBC).

The trial to help select the Wales team will be held on the weekend of 1st and 2nd of February, at Crossgates Community Centre near Llandrindod Wells.

Applications are invited from teams of four. All members of a team must be WBU members and eligible to represent Wales in this event (Players in the Teltscher Trophy must attain the age of 62 before or during the calendar year 2020, that is born in or before 1958). The winning team will be guaranteed selection for the Teltscher Trophy. The other pair will be chosen by the selectors, with the trial result taken into account along with other performances.

Applications to compete in this trial should be made to Alan Stephenson (alandst56@gmail.com), who is coordinating these trials on behalf of the selectors. The closing date for applications is Saturday 30th November.

There is no entry fee for the trial, but table money will be charged to cover costs.

Feb
2
Sun
Candlestick Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs
Feb 2 all-day

More information can be found here

Richmond Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Point)
Feb 2 all-day
Feb
7
Fri
European Mixed Trial
Feb 7 – Feb 11 all-day
Feb
8
Sat
EWBA Congress @ The Lysaght Institute
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm
Feb
9
Sun
Abingdon Duplicate Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Pointed)
Feb 9 all-day
Feb
14
Fri
JUNIOR CAMROSE @ University of South Wales
Feb 14 – Feb 17 all-day

Full details to follow when available.

Feb
15
Sat
Junior Camrose & Peggy Bayer
Feb 15 – Feb 16 all-day
Feb
18
Tue
No Fear Pairs EWBA @ Gwent Bridge Academy
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am
Feb
20
Thu
Keep Bridge Alive Pro-Am @ Stationer's Hall
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm
Feb
23
Sun
Mixed Pairs
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am

All detail to be confirmed.

Feb
28
Fri
EBL WINTER GAMES
Feb 28 – Mar 6 all-day
Feb
29
Sat
EBL Winter Games
Feb 29 – Mar 6 all-day
Mar
1
Sun
WWBA Tof8 Qualifier, TUMBLE @ Tumble Memorial Hall
Mar 1 all-day
Teams of 8 heat EWBA @ Gwent Bridge Academy
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am
Mar
5
Thu
Camrose Trophy 2nd weekend @ La Mon Hotel
Mar 5 – Mar 8 all-day
Mar
6
Fri
Camrose Trophy 2nd Weekend Northern Ireland
Mar 6 – Mar 8 all-day
Mar
7
Sat
Bedfordshire Green Pointed Swiss Pairs
Mar 7 all-day
County Green Point Weekend
Mar 7 – Mar 8 all-day
Webber Cup
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm

FORMAT, VENUE & DATE TO BE REVIEWED – MC MEETING 28th JANUARY

Mar
13
Fri
Norfolk Congress
Mar 13 – Mar 15 all-day
Olympiad Open Trial
Mar 13 – Mar 17 all-day
Mar
15
Sun
Champion of Champions @ The Metropole
Mar 15 all-day

Further details to follow.

Mar
19
Thu
ACBL National
Mar 19 – Mar 29 all-day
Mar
20
Fri
Cumbria Congress
Mar 20 – Mar 22 all-day
Mar
21
Sat
Hampshire Green Point Congress
Mar 21 – Mar 22 all-day

More information can be found here

Mar
29
Sun
National Pairs
Mar 29 all-day

To be organised by Area Tournament organisers.

Apr
3
Fri
Devon Congress
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day
Olympiad Mixed Trial
Apr 3 – Apr 7 all-day
Apr
4
Sat
NWBA Green Point @ St Margaret’s Church Hall
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm
Apr
17
Fri
Coventry Congress – (Blue Pointed)
Apr 17 – Apr 19 all-day
Lady Milne
Apr 17 – Apr 19 all-day
Lady Milne @ Doubletree by Hilton Hotel,
Apr 17 – Apr 19 all-day
Apr
24
Fri
Olympiad Senior Trial
Apr 24 – Apr 28 all-day
Apr
25
Sat
Staffordshire & Shropshire Congress
Apr 25 all-day
Apr
26
Sun
IMSA World Masters Championships
Apr 26 – May 3 all-day
EWBA Arthur James & AGM @ Cardiff BC
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am
May
8
Fri
Cheltenham Congress
May 8 – May 10 all-day
May
10
Sun
Philip Graham Blue Pointed Teams
May 10 all-day

Further information can be found here

May
15
Fri
Teltscher Trophy (Ireland Venue TBC)
May 15 – May 17 all-day
May
16
Sat
County Green Point weekend
May 16 – May 17 all-day
May
17
Sun
WWBA AGM John Isaac
May 17 @ 10:00 am
MWBA AGM & King Arthur Teams @ Community Hall
May 17 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
May
22
Fri
Olympiad Women’s Trial
May 22 – May 26 all-day
WBU Celtic Congress @ Fishguard Bay Hotel
May 22 – May 25 all-day
May
31
Sun
WEBBER CUP
May 31 all-day

PROVISIONAL DATE ONLY.

COMPETITION REVIEW BY MC 28th JANUARY

Jun
6
Sat
Oxfordshire Congress
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day
WBU AGM – Perry/Spickett/President’s @ TUMBLE Memorial Hall
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day

Further details to follow.

Yorkshire Congress
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day
Jun
14
Sun
Richmond Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Point)
Jun 14 all-day
Jun
17
Wed
European Teams Championships
Jun 17 – Jun 27 all-day
Jun
20
Sat
County Green Point weekend
Jun 20 – Jun 21 all-day
Jun
21
Sun
Teams of Eight Finals @ Crossgates Community Centre
Jun 21 all-day
Jul
4
Sat
NWBA SWISS PAIRS @ Venue Cymru
Jul 4 – Jul 5 all-day
Jul
11
Sat
London Congress
Jul 11 – Jul 12 all-day
Jul
18
Sat
County Green Point weekend
Jul 18 – Jul 19 all-day
Jul
26
Sun
Richmond Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Point)
Jul 26 all-day
Aug
15
Sat
WELSH CUP FINAL @ Crossgates Community Centre
Aug 15 all-day
WELSH CUP FINAL @ Crossgates Community Centre

Further detail to follow.

Aug
16
Sun
CAMBRIA CUP FINAL @ Crossgates Community Centre
Aug 16 all-day
CAMBRIA CUP FINAL @ Crossgates Community Centre

Further detail to follow.

Sep
5
Sat
Bedfordshire Congress
Sep 5 – Sep 6 all-day
Sep
6
Sun
Richmond Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Pointed)
Sep 6 all-day
Sep
11
Fri
Isle of Man Congress
Sep 11 – Sep 13 all-day
Sep
18
Fri
Cornwall Congress
Sep 18 – Sep 20 all-day
Sep
19
Sat
Essex & Hertfordshire Congress
Sep 19 – Sep 20 all-day
Sep
26
Sat
County Green Point weekend
Sep 26 – Sep 27 all-day
Oct
2
Fri
West of England Congress @ Weston-super-Mare
Oct 2 – Oct 4 all-day
Oct
3
Sat
Felixstowe Congress
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day
Oct
31
Sat
Lancashire Congress
Oct 31 – Nov 1 all-day
Malvern Congress
Oct 31 – Nov 1 all-day
Nov
6
Fri
North-East Congress
Nov 6 – Nov 8 all-day
Nov
12
Thu
Champions Cup @ venue tba
Nov 12 – Nov 14 all-day
Nov
14
Sat
Llangollen Congress
Nov 14 – Nov 15 all-day

PROVISIONAL

Nov
22
Sun
Richmond Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Pointed)
Nov 22 all-day
Nov
28
Sat
Middlesex Congress
Nov 28 – Nov 29 all-day
Jan
8
Fri
Camrose Trophy (first weekend) @ Ireland
Jan 8 – Jan 10 all-day
Feb
19
Fri
Junior Camrose & Peggy Bayer Trophies @ Scotland
Feb 19 – Feb 21 all-day
Mar
5
Fri
Camrose Trophy (second weekend) @ Wales
Mar 5 – Mar 7 all-day
Mar
19
Fri
Cumbria Congress
Mar 19 – Mar 21 all-day
Apr
16
Fri
Lady Milne Trophy @ Northern Ireland
Apr 16 – Apr 18 all-day
May
21
Fri
Teltscher Trophy @ England
May 21 – May 23 all-day
Jan
29
Wed
Intermediate Individual @ KMBC
Jan 29 @ 7:15 pm – 10:30 pm

 
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Jan
31
Fri
European Senior Trial
Jan 31 – Feb 4 all-day
Feb
1
Sat
EBED – TEACHER TRAINING COURSE – CANCELLED. @ Cardiff BC
Feb 1 – Feb 2 all-day

“Will you teach the Bridge players of the future?

A rare opportunity has occurred.

 

English Bridge Education and Development are providing a Teacher Training course at Cardiff Bridge Club on Saturday/Sunday 1st/2nd February 2020.
This is an ideal opportunity to learn teaching techniques and take away teaching guidelines and other teaching material.
THIS COURSE IS FOR ANYONE.
Cost:  £200 per person.
Places are limited so book now!”
Email Brian.Quinlan@hotmail.com
WBU Seniors Trials @ Crossgates Community Centre
Feb 1 – Feb 2 all-day
WBU Seniors Trials @ Crossgates Community Centre

Please see Selection Blog.

TELTSCHER TROPHY 2020

The Teltscher Trophy (‘Senior Camrose’) will be held on 15th to 17th May 2020 in the Republic of Ireland (venue TBC).

The trial to help select the Wales team will be held on the weekend of 1st and 2nd of February, at Crossgates Community Centre near Llandrindod Wells.

Applications are invited from teams of four. All members of a team must be WBU members and eligible to represent Wales in this event (Players in the Teltscher Trophy must attain the age of 62 before or during the calendar year 2020, that is born in or before 1958). The winning team will be guaranteed selection for the Teltscher Trophy. The other pair will be chosen by the selectors, with the trial result taken into account along with other performances.

Applications to compete in this trial should be made to Alan Stephenson (alandst56@gmail.com), who is coordinating these trials on behalf of the selectors. The closing date for applications is Saturday 30th November.

There is no entry fee for the trial, but table money will be charged to cover costs.

Feb
2
Sun
Candlestick Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs
Feb 2 all-day

More information can be found here

Richmond Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Point)
Feb 2 all-day
NI Teams @ York Hotel Portstewart
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

 
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Feb
5
Wed
Teltscher Trials @ KMBC
Feb 5 – Feb 6 all-day
Feb
7
Fri
European Mixed Trial
Feb 7 – Feb 11 all-day
Feb
8
Sat
EWBA Congress @ The Lysaght Institute
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm
Feb
9
Sun
Abingdon Duplicate Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Pointed)
Feb 9 all-day
Feb
12
Wed
Premier 1 and Intermediate @ KMBC
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Feb
13
Thu
Premier 2 and Intermediate (Alternate) @ KMBC
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Feb
14
Fri
JUNIOR CAMROSE @ University of South Wales
Feb 14 – Feb 17 all-day

Full details to follow when available.

Junior Camrose/Peggy Bayer @ Wales
Feb 14 – Feb 16 all-day
Feb
15
Sat
Junior Camrose & Peggy Bayer
Feb 15 – Feb 16 all-day
Feb
16
Sun
NI Mixed Pairs
Feb 16 all-day

 
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Feb
17
Mon
Robb Cup @ Derryvolgie
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Feb
18
Tue
No Fear Pairs EWBA @ Gwent Bridge Academy
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am
Feb
20
Thu
Keep Bridge Alive Pro-Am @ Stationer's Hall
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm
Feb
23
Sun
Mixed Pairs
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am

All detail to be confirmed.

Feb
26
Wed
Council Meeting @ Corr’s Corner
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Intermediate Pairs @ KMBC
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

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Feb
28
Fri
EBL WINTER GAMES
Feb 28 – Mar 6 all-day
Feb
29
Sat
EBL Winter Games
Feb 29 – Mar 6 all-day
Mar
1
Sun
WWBA Tof8 Qualifier, TUMBLE @ Tumble Memorial Hall
Mar 1 all-day
Teams of 8 heat EWBA @ Gwent Bridge Academy
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am
Mar
2
Mon
4Th Interclub Duplicate @ Clubs
Mar 2 – Mar 6 all-day
Mar
5
Thu
Camrose Trophy 2nd weekend @ La Mon Hotel
Mar 5 – Mar 8 all-day
Mar
6
Fri
Camrose Trophy @ La Mon
Mar 6 – Mar 8 all-day
Camrose Trophy 2nd Weekend Northern Ireland
Mar 6 – Mar 8 all-day
Mar
7
Sat
Bedfordshire Green Pointed Swiss Pairs
Mar 7 all-day
County Green Point Weekend
Mar 7 – Mar 8 all-day
Webber Cup
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm

FORMAT, VENUE & DATE TO BE REVIEWED – MC MEETING 28th JANUARY

Mar
11
Wed
Premier 1 and Intermediate @ KMBC
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Mar
12
Thu
Premier 2 and Intermediate (Alternate) @ KMBC
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Mar
13
Fri
Norfolk Congress
Mar 13 – Mar 15 all-day
Olympiad Open Trial
Mar 13 – Mar 17 all-day
Mar
14
Sat
Burke Trophy
Mar 14 – Mar 15 all-day
Mar
15
Sun
Champion of Champions @ The Metropole
Mar 15 all-day

Further details to follow.

Mar
18
Wed
Senior/Intermediate Pairs @ KMBC
Mar 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Mar
19
Thu
ACBL National
Mar 19 – Mar 29 all-day
Mar
20
Fri
Cumbria Congress
Mar 20 – Mar 22 all-day
Mar
21
Sat
Hampshire Green Point Congress
Mar 21 – Mar 22 all-day

More information can be found here

Mar
25
Wed
Louis Herbert Handicap Pairs @ KMBC
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Mar
29
Sun
Mid Ulster Pairs @ Portadown GC
Mar 29 all-day
National Pairs
Mar 29 all-day

To be organised by Area Tournament organisers.

Apr
3
Fri
Devon Congress
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day
Olympiad Mixed Trial
Apr 3 – Apr 7 all-day
Apr
4
Sat
Moylan Trophy @ Malahide
Apr 4 – Apr 5 all-day
NWBA Green Point @ St Margaret’s Church Hall
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm
Apr
15
Wed
Premier 2 and Intermediate (Alternate) @ KMBC
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Apr
16
Thu
Premier 1 and Intermediate @ KMBC
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Apr
17
Fri
Coventry Congress – (Blue Pointed)
Apr 17 – Apr 19 all-day
Lady Milne
Apr 17 – Apr 19 all-day
Lady Milne @ Doubletree by Hilton Hotel,
Apr 17 – Apr 19 all-day
Lady Milne Trophy @ England
Apr 17 – Apr 19 all-day
Apr
21
Tue
IBU Seniors Congress
Apr 21 – Apr 23 all-day
Apr
24
Fri
Olympiad Senior Trial
Apr 24 – Apr 28 all-day
Apr
25
Sat
Staffordshire & Shropshire Congress
Apr 25 all-day
Apr
26
Sun
IMSA World Masters Championships
Apr 26 – May 3 all-day
EWBA Arthur James & AGM @ Cardiff BC
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am
May
8
Fri
Cheltenham Congress
May 8 – May 10 all-day
May
10
Sun
Philip Graham Blue Pointed Teams
May 10 all-day

Further information can be found here

May
15
Fri
Teltscher Trophy (Ireland Venue TBC)
May 15 – May 17 all-day
May
16
Sat
County Green Point weekend
May 16 – May 17 all-day
May
17
Sun
WWBA AGM John Isaac
May 17 @ 10:00 am
MWBA AGM & King Arthur Teams @ Community Hall
May 17 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
May
22
Fri
Olympiad Women’s Trial
May 22 – May 26 all-day
WBU Celtic Congress @ Fishguard Bay Hotel
May 22 – May 25 all-day
May
31
Sun
WEBBER CUP
May 31 all-day

PROVISIONAL DATE ONLY.

COMPETITION REVIEW BY MC 28th JANUARY

Jun
6
Sat
Oxfordshire Congress
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day
WBU AGM – Perry/Spickett/President’s @ TUMBLE Memorial Hall
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day

Further details to follow.

Yorkshire Congress
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day
Jun
14
Sun
Richmond Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Point)
Jun 14 all-day
Jun
17
Wed
European Teams Championships
Jun 17 – Jun 27 all-day
Jun
20
Sat
County Green Point weekend
Jun 20 – Jun 21 all-day
Jun
21
Sun
Teams of Eight Finals @ Crossgates Community Centre
Jun 21 all-day
Jul
4
Sat
NWBA SWISS PAIRS @ Venue Cymru
Jul 4 – Jul 5 all-day
Jul
11
Sat
London Congress
Jul 11 – Jul 12 all-day
Jul
18
Sat
County Green Point weekend
Jul 18 – Jul 19 all-day
Jul
26
Sun
Richmond Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Point)
Jul 26 all-day
Aug
15
Sat
WELSH CUP FINAL @ Crossgates Community Centre
Aug 15 all-day
WELSH CUP FINAL @ Crossgates Community Centre

Further detail to follow.

Aug
16
Sun
CAMBRIA CUP FINAL @ Crossgates Community Centre
Aug 16 all-day
CAMBRIA CUP FINAL @ Crossgates Community Centre

Further detail to follow.

Sep
5
Sat
Bedfordshire Congress
Sep 5 – Sep 6 all-day
Sep
6
Sun
Richmond Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Pointed)
Sep 6 all-day
Sep
11
Fri
Isle of Man Congress
Sep 11 – Sep 13 all-day
Sep
18
Fri
Cornwall Congress
Sep 18 – Sep 20 all-day
Sep
19
Sat
Essex & Hertfordshire Congress
Sep 19 – Sep 20 all-day
Sep
26
Sat
County Green Point weekend
Sep 26 – Sep 27 all-day
Oct
2
Fri
West of England Congress @ Weston-super-Mare
Oct 2 – Oct 4 all-day
Oct
3
Sat
Felixstowe Congress
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day
Oct
31
Sat
Lancashire Congress
Oct 31 – Nov 1 all-day
Malvern Congress
Oct 31 – Nov 1 all-day
Nov
6
Fri
North-East Congress
Nov 6 – Nov 8 all-day
Nov
12
Thu
Champions Cup @ venue tba
Nov 12 – Nov 14 all-day
Nov
14
Sat
Llangollen Congress
Nov 14 – Nov 15 all-day

PROVISIONAL

Nov
22
Sun
Richmond Bridge Club – Swiss Pairs (Blue Pointed)
Nov 22 all-day
Nov
28
Sat
Middlesex Congress
Nov 28 – Nov 29 all-day
Jan
8
Fri
Camrose Trophy (first weekend) @ Ireland
Jan 8 – Jan 10 all-day