CALENDAR – Plus

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

Oct
20
Sat
WBU 1st Premier League @ Hotel Commodore
Oct 20 @ 11:30 am – Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm
WBU 1st Premier League @ Hotel Commodore | Wales | United Kingdom

2018 PREMIER LEAGUE UPDATE
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There will be eight teams in this year’s Premier League. They are:

Gwynn Davis, Sue Ingham, Chris Rochelle, Simon Gottschalk
Steve Jarvis, Nick Forrest, Tony Howarth, Kevin Maddox
Ceri Pierce, Maggie Pierce, Gilly Clench, David Birt
Bob Pitts, Barry Jones, Peter Kaufman, Alan Stephenson
Richard Plackett, Paul Denning, Mike Pownall, Tony Disley
Julian Pottage, Tony Ratcliff, Mark Roderick, Paddy Murphy, Simon Richards and Jonny Richards
John Salisbury, Tim Rees, Gary Jones, Paul Lamford
Steve Webb, Tim Barsby, Geoff Evans, Helen Houston and Mia Deschepper

The event will take place over the two weekends of 20-21 October and 3-4 November in The Commodore Hotel, Llandrindod Wells. Sarah Amos will direct. Table money for each weekend is expected to be £180 for a team of 4 plus £30 for each additional player involved that weekend. Light refreshments will be provided on both days.

Systems and conventions will be as laid down in the Camrose regulations.

Screens will be in use at all tables on both weekends.

Seven 14 board matches will be played each weekend.

The draw will be made in advance and posted here together with the timetable. Play is expected to start at 1130 on the Saturdays and finish soon after 5pm on each Sunday.

Subject to Pairs having played at least 50% of the boards, all members of the winning team will be guaranteed selection for at least one Camrose weekend, and the Pair finishing top on X-imping will likewise be guaranteed at least one Camrose weekend. The Camrose weekends are: 4-6 January 2019 (in Wales) and 1-3 March 2019 (in England).

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Nov
3
Sat
WBU 2nd Premier League @ Hotel Commodore
Nov 3 @ 11:30 am – Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm
WBU 2nd Premier League @ Hotel Commodore | Llandrindod Wells | Wales | United Kingdom
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Nov
24
Sat
Llangollen Congress 2018 @ Bryn Howel Hotel
Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm

The same successful format as last year. A Welsh Bridge Union added value Congress. Director Tony Haworth

Congress Brochure & Entry Form

Book early to ensure a bedroom at the Bryn Howel venue.

Congress website

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Nov
30
Fri
Porthcawl Congress
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm
Porthcawl Congress @ Porthcawl | Wales | United Kingdom

Brochure for download – CLICK HERE Porthcawl Brochure 2018

Porthcawl Brochure 2018
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Dec
9
Sun
WBU Graded Masters @ Areas
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am
WBU Graded Masters @ Areas

Area Heats for all but top flight.
Grand Masters in East Wales

WBU GRADED MASTERS 2018
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Jan
26
Sat
Lady Milne Trials @ Mid Wales
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm
Lady Milne Trials @ Mid Wales
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Feb
2
Sat
Seniors Trials @ Cardiff Bridge Club
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm
Seniors Trials @ Cardiff Bridge Club | Wales | United Kingdom
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Feb
24
Sun
National Mixed Pairs
Feb 24 all-day
National Mixed Pairs

Two Sessions in Areas scored across the field.

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Mar
17
Sun
National Champion of Champions
Mar 17 all-day

Invitation to all WBU Clubs to send one pair Winners or runners up of Club Championships.

Two session. one day event – Metropole Hotel Mid wales?

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Jun
1
Sat
WBU AGM
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm

Perry, Spickett & President’s Cup.
East Wales – possibly Whitchurch Rugby Club.

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Jun
16
Sun
Teams of Eight
Jun 16 all-day

Investigating alternative venues.

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Aug
17
Sat
Welsh & Cambria Cups @ Crossgates Community Centre
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm

Regionalised early rounds. Venue for Final at Crossgates LD1 6RE.

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Sep
14
Sat
Welsh Foursomes
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm

VENUE TBA

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Oct
8
Tue
Proposed New WBU Congress
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm
Proposed New WBU Congress

Hotel in South Wales location not yet known.

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Oct
20
Sat
WBU 1st Premier League @ Hotel Commodore
Oct 20 @ 11:30 am – Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm
WBU 1st Premier League @ Hotel Commodore | Wales | United Kingdom

2018 PREMIER LEAGUE UPDATE
——————————————

There will be eight teams in this year’s Premier League. They are:

Gwynn Davis, Sue Ingham, Chris Rochelle, Simon Gottschalk
Steve Jarvis, Nick Forrest, Tony Howarth, Kevin Maddox
Ceri Pierce, Maggie Pierce, Gilly Clench, David Birt
Bob Pitts, Barry Jones, Peter Kaufman, Alan Stephenson
Richard Plackett, Paul Denning, Mike Pownall, Tony Disley
Julian Pottage, Tony Ratcliff, Mark Roderick, Paddy Murphy, Simon Richards and Jonny Richards
John Salisbury, Tim Rees, Gary Jones, Paul Lamford
Steve Webb, Tim Barsby, Geoff Evans, Helen Houston and Mia Deschepper

The event will take place over the two weekends of 20-21 October and 3-4 November in The Commodore Hotel, Llandrindod Wells. Sarah Amos will direct. Table money for each weekend is expected to be £180 for a team of 4 plus £30 for each additional player involved that weekend. Light refreshments will be provided on both days.

Systems and conventions will be as laid down in the Camrose regulations.

Screens will be in use at all tables on both weekends.

Seven 14 board matches will be played each weekend.

The draw will be made in advance and posted here together with the timetable. Play is expected to start at 1130 on the Saturdays and finish soon after 5pm on each Sunday.

Subject to Pairs having played at least 50% of the boards, all members of the winning team will be guaranteed selection for at least one Camrose weekend, and the Pair finishing top on X-imping will likewise be guaranteed at least one Camrose weekend. The Camrose weekends are: 4-6 January 2019 (in Wales) and 1-3 March 2019 (in England).

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Nov
3
Sat
WBU 2nd Premier League @ Hotel Commodore
Nov 3 @ 11:30 am – Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm
WBU 2nd Premier League @ Hotel Commodore | Llandrindod Wells | Wales | United Kingdom
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Nov
24
Sat
Llangollen Congress 2018 @ Bryn Howel Hotel
Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm

The same successful format as last year. A Welsh Bridge Union added value Congress. Director Tony Haworth

Congress Brochure & Entry Form

Book early to ensure a bedroom at the Bryn Howel venue.

Congress website

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Nov
30
Fri
Porthcawl Congress
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm
Porthcawl Congress @ Porthcawl | Wales | United Kingdom

Brochure for download – CLICK HERE Porthcawl Brochure 2018

Porthcawl Brochure 2018
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Dec
9
Sun
WBU Graded Masters @ Areas
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am
WBU Graded Masters @ Areas

Area Heats for all but top flight.
Grand Masters in East Wales

WBU GRADED MASTERS 2018
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Jan
26
Sat
Lady Milne Trials @ Mid Wales
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm
Lady Milne Trials @ Mid Wales
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Feb
2
Sat
Seniors Trials @ Cardiff Bridge Club
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm
Seniors Trials @ Cardiff Bridge Club | Wales | United Kingdom
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Feb
24
Sun
National Mixed Pairs
Feb 24 all-day
National Mixed Pairs

Two Sessions in Areas scored across the field.

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Mar
17
Sun
National Champion of Champions
Mar 17 all-day

Invitation to all WBU Clubs to send one pair Winners or runners up of Club Championships.

Two session. one day event – Metropole Hotel Mid wales?

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Jun
1
Sat
WBU AGM
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm

Perry, Spickett & President’s Cup.
East Wales – possibly Whitchurch Rugby Club.

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Jun
16
Sun
Teams of Eight
Jun 16 all-day

Investigating alternative venues.

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Aug
17
Sat
Welsh & Cambria Cups @ Crossgates Community Centre
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm

Regionalised early rounds. Venue for Final at Crossgates LD1 6RE.

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Sep
14
Sat
Welsh Foursomes
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm

VENUE TBA

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Oct
8
Tue
Proposed New WBU Congress
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm
Proposed New WBU Congress

Hotel in South Wales location not yet known.

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