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Links to recent results can be found on the left. Events for the next three months, entry forms and committee news on the right.

Quick links (links to recent results and events for the next three months) are at the bottom of the page, accessed via the button above.

Summer Success

East-Wales Green Point Weeklend
Ann Husk and Sue Gregory came third in the Swiss Pairs.

Mid-Wales Swiss Teams Congress
Ann Slee, Alison Pollok, Richard Lingham and Viv Mably came second.

Gloucestershire and Herefordshire Swiss Teams
Ann Slee, Richard Lingham, Robert Mabley and Viv Mably came third.

Dorset Swiss Pairs
Mike Orriel and Peter Bowles came fourth.

Robin Barker

Congratulations to Robin Barker, from Exeter, who has been promoted to Deputy Chief Tournament Director of the EBU. Look out for hid Q&A in English Bridge.

Palace Hotel

The Palace Hotel Torquay is closing at the end of July 2017. As a consequence the Devon Congress in April 2018 will be transferring to the TLH Toorak Hotel.

The Torquay Congress in November 2017, run by Torquay Bridge Club will be transferring to the Grand Hotel. More details of this congress can be found here.

Riviera Congress
30 June - 2 July 2017

Congratulations to The Anoyrkatis family who won the Swiss Teams on Friday.


Also to Stefano Tommasini and Shahzaad Natt (both from London) who won the two-day Swiss pairs event and to Warner Solomon and Alex Maddocks who were second.

The full results can be found on the EBU website.

AGM and Swiss Teams
18 June 2017

At the AGM, Geoff Clements was elected as Chairman and Ruth Edmondson as Treasurer There were no nominations for vice-Chairman or Secretary. These posts urgently need filling; anyone wishing to volunteer can be co-opted at the next committee meeting. The next year will be extended to end at 30 April, with the 2018 AGM in July. Full details are in the draft minutes.

The Swiss Teams followed the AGM. Congratulations to the winners: Terence Treeby, Geoff Clements, Mike Walsh and Dave Strawbridge.


Thanks to Robin Barker for directing and to Terence Treeby for the boards.

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