WBU Competition Journal 2014-5 Online

The Competition Journal can be read online here. It contains the rules for WBU competitions in 2014-15 (both the general rules and those specific to each event) and other information about the events.


The Llangollen Congress is on 15-16 November. Brochure. Website

The Porthcawl Congress is on 28-30 November. Brochure

International Bridge

The 2014 international training weekend took place on 18-19 October 2014. More information. There will also be a training day aimed at Camrose players on 13 December

Wales won the Gold Medals at the Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship held in Glasgow in September 2014. More, with pictures

The Wales team for the 1st Camrose weekend in Edinburgh on 9-11 January is: Mike Tedd & John Salisbury, Tim Rees & Gary Jones and Patrick Jourdain & Tony Ratcliff, with NPC Paul Denning and reserve pair Filip Kurbalija & Patrick Shields

Arrangements for the Seniors Trials on 7-8 February 2015 have been announced

Applications are invited from Women's Pairs wishing to enter the WBU trial for this year's Lady Milne team. The trial is to be held in the Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells on 24/25 January. Details on the selectors web page

WBU Teams Leagues

In the 2014-15 season the WBU is starting a new set of league competitions, with a Premier Division instead of trials, as well as Area Leagues. See here for more information, and forms.

What's New

20/10/14: New posting on Selectors' Blog about trials for women & seniors

18/10/14: More photos etc about Wales winning the Gold Medals at the Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship

18/10/14: Arrangements for the Seniors Trials on 7-8 February 2015

13/10/14: Results of the NWBA Swiss Pairs

9/10/14: New posting on Selectors' Blog

8/10/14: Team for the first Camrose weekend in January 2014 announced

6/10/14: Premier division now complete. Results- revised 8/10. (A successful appeal has changed the score on a board, with the effect that the Evans team has moved up to 4th overall.)

26/9/14: Competition Journal 2014-15 now online. More MP awards added & cup deadlines extended 2/10/14. Minor addition 9/10/14

26/9/14: Brochure now available for the East Wales Congress at the Lysaght Institute in Newport on 14-15 February 2015. (slight revision 28/9)

25/9/14: The Aberystwyth club have now decided that the successful 2014 Aberystwyth congress will be the last. A donation of about £1400 will be made to the local MacMillan Nurses who have supported a number of club members.

25/9/14: Ladies Welsh Cup cancelled

22/9/14: Invitation and information about the international training weekend

21/9/14: Full results of the Premier Division 1st Weekend {one linup corrected 23/9}

19/9/14: WBU/CBAI Overseas Congress cancelled

5/9/14: Results of the WBU Autumn Sim Pairs

1/9/14: More information about the new WBU Teams Leagues

1/9/14: Results of the Welsh Foursomes (MPs & X-Imps added 5/9/14)

Previous updates

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Llangollen Congress
Bryn Howel Hotel
15-16 November.
. Website

Porthcawl Congress
Seabank Hotel
28-30 November.

East Wales Congress
Lysaght Institute
14-15 February 2015.


Selectors' Blog
The WBU selectors have set up a blog edited by Gwynn Davis, where they will post regular reports on their decisions and plans.
Read it here
New post about trials for Lady Milne & Teltscher 20/10/14



Development Officer
The WBU would like to appoint a Development Officer. Further Information


















Recent Results

NWBA Swiss Pairs

Premier Division 2nd weekend & overall (corrected 8/10)

WBU Autumn Sim Pairs

Welsh Foursomes (MPs & X-Imps added 5/9/14)

Aberystwyth Congress

August GP events

More information

The complementary site

has membership and master points data, news items, and other useful things. Results may sometimes appear more quickly here (if Mike Tedd is away, or results are slow to reach him).

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