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  • Results of Western Cape Pairs

    The Western Cape Pairs tournament on BBO takes place on 20th and 21st August 2022. Once the results are available you will be able to access them here. read more...
    Wednesday, 17 August 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Warwick Wealth July and August Bridge Bidding Competitions

    Congratulations to Roy Danilovitz on winning the WCBU's July bidding competition. You can download the August edition of the competition here. read more...
    Sunday, 14 August 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Saturday National Player Index

    Commencing 3rd September 2022, players playing face to face bridge on Saturdays at the Trumps (Bridge Centre) and Links (Joburg) clubs will play the same bridge hands as those those playing online in the WCBU, Links and Orchards BBO sessions. The results from each of the five tournaments will be distributed and posted on websites as before. However, the scores will also be merged to create a Saturday National Player Index so you can match yourself against all the others playing the hands. The index... read more...
    Saturday, 13 August 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Bridge Rules, Ethics and Etiquette - Weekly Update

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    Thursday, 11 August 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • New Saturday BBO start time of 14h00

    Please note effective 6th August 2022, the start time for our Saturday BBO session will be 14h00. Our thanks to those of you who took part in our survey, the results of which can be found here. read more...
    Monday, 01 August 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Western Cape win Medwin, runner up in Berkowitz Interprovincial Teams

    Congratulations to the Western Cape Team (Andrew Cruise, Tim Cope, Anton Der Kinderen, Michael Alexander, Imtiaz Kaprey and Martin Grunder) on winning the 2022 Medwin Interprovincial teams competition, while, in the 2022 Berkowitz Interprovincial Teams Competition the Western Cape Team (Duncan Keet, Carol Stanton, Stephen McBride and Paul Lawrence) were runners up. Well done to all of them! read more...
    Monday, 01 August 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • WCBU / Bridge4Hospice Charity Pairs Tournament

    The WCBU, together with Bridge4Hospice, is holding a fundraising pairs tournament in aid of hospices on BBO on Friday 5 August 2022 at 10h00 South African time. The tournament, hosted by sabf_6, will be listed for registration from 08h00 entitled "#56005 Pairs WCBU Bridge4hospice fundraiser" with a registration fee of BBO$2.50. Please try to register by 09h50. All players are welcome; as is usual with our BBO events, you don't have to live in the Western Cape. If you are not an SABF member, then... read more...
    Saturday, 30 July 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Western Cape Bridge News - July 2022

    July newsletter highlights: Bridge and Lunch next Sunday / Western Cape Pairs / Jeff Sapire lecture / Teaching and Transformation / Bidding Competition / Alerting As usual there's a host of bridge related activities coming up that will be of interest to bridge players and beginners, not just in the Western Cape, but around the rest of the country so read on. More information can be found in the attachments to this E-mail; by clicking on the links in the text below; or by visiting the WCBU website... read more...
    Thursday, 28 July 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Materials for Personal Trust Intermediate Bridge Workshops

    Please click on the links to download the slides and the notes from Sven Bjerregaard's fascinating 24th July lecture on slam bidding. You can view the recording here; NOTE because some attendees did not mute their mikes, there is a lot of interference before the guilty party could be silenced after which the recording is fine. You can view the recording of Craig Gower's lecture on leading here. You can download the slides from Bernard Donde's 15th May 2022 lecture on Balancing by clicking here. You... read more...
    Sunday, 24 July 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Personal Trust Sunday Pairs and Lunch - 31st July 2022

    The Western Cape Bridge Union and Personal Trust invite you to participate in our July Sunday Pairs and Lunch Event to be held at the Bridge Centre in Green Point on 31st July 2022 at 10h00.• COST: (inclusive of lunch & wine) R65.00 per person• ENTRIES TO: SHIRLEY PHILLIPS 072 673 4248• OR EMAIL: [email protected]• LUNCH & DRINKS AFTER PLAY • PAY R65 ON THE DAY OR• FNB BANK, ACCOUNT # 62926125263 ref: nameThe attached flyer contains more details. read more...
    Sunday, 17 July 2022 by Brian Paxton
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