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  • Western Cape's Zela Stern and Laureen Harris win SAWBA 2021 Pairs

    Congratulations to Zela Stern and Laureen Harris on winning the keenly contested SAWBA 2021 Pairs competition. The results included many from the Western Cape who play in our regular tournaments: A Section:1st. Laureen Harris & Zela Stern 56.50%2nd. Nicola Bateman & Tas Nestoridis 55.04%3rd. Lydia Benatar & Joy Swiel 54.79%B Section:1st. Vanessa Armstrong & Carol Stanton 60.54%2nd. Riekie Louw & Emmie Ackermann 55.43%3rd. Judith O'Hara & Janet Forgan 54.48%C Section:1st.... read more...
    Thursday, 06 May 2021 by Brian Paxton
  • WCBU Novice Duplicate Pairs start on Friday 7th May

    Starting at 10h00 on Friday 7th May, 2021, the WCBU is arranging a weekly BBO bridge pairs tournament for novice duplicate players who have a BBO ranking of 2 or less. We encourage players who have not experienced duplicate or BBO before to take the plunge and learn to enjoy playing online. You can download our novice duplicate instruction sheet by clicking here. For those with some BBO duplicate experience, log on to BBO soon after 09h30 on Friday, select Virtual Clubs - South Africa and click... read more...
    Saturday, 01 May 2021 by Brian Paxton
  • 2021 Bridge Player Survey

    The Covid lockdown has meant that the bridge authorities have lost the two way communication with our players that we enjoyed when we played face to face. We badly need your input as we plan the way forward. Please click here to access a very short questionnaire where you only have to tick 10 to 20 boxes and then press the Submit button. We thank you in advance for your participation. We will report the results at the end of next week. read more...
    Wednesday, 28 April 2021 by Brian Paxton
  • Western Cape Bridge News - April 2021

    This is the second of monthly bridge updates from the Western Cape Bridge Union (WCBU). Further information on all the topics covered can be found on the WCBU website. Please feel free to forward this to fellow bridge players who might be interested. The WCBU and its affiliated clubs continue to organise well-directed pairs and teams competitions on BBO and RealBridge each day of the week. As of 1st May, the WCBU's daily BBO pairs schedule will be changed slightly. The start time of the Tuesday... read more...
    Monday, 26 April 2021 by
  • JM Bridge Sunday Teams - April results, May entries

    Congratulations to the Gersowsky team (Gail & Selwyn Gersowsky, John Bryant, Mark Kenyon) on winning the April JM Bridge Sunday teams competition. Hot on their heels were the mostly Europe based Balkin Team (Diana Balkin, Kaythryn Herz, Eckhard Bohlke) and the local Stern Team (Zela Stern, Laureen Harris, Susan Botha, Lorraine Weirs).Entries for the May edition of the competition are open and the Cape Town teams are going to be facing strong competition from teams based elsewhere in South Africa... read more...
    Monday, 26 April 2021 by Brian Paxton
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