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  • May Personal Trust Sunday Pairs

    Personal Trust and the WPBU invite you to join us for a morning of bridge followed by lunch. Sunday 29th May 2022 at the Bridge Centre. · TIME: 10 am Cost:(inclusive of lunch) R 65 · LUNCH & DRINKS after PLAYING. · ENTRIES To: Shirley Phillips 072673 4248 · OR EMAIL: [email protected] · Payment to: FNB BANK, Account # 62926125263 ref: name & “May Sunday Pairs” Normal 0 false false false EN-ZA ... read more...
    Sunday, 22 May 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Materials for Personal Trust Intermediate Bridge Workshops

    You can download the slides from Bernard Donde's 15th May 2022 lecture on Balancing by clicking here. You can click here to access the slides from Chris Bosenberg's March and April lecture on doubles. On 13th February Sven-Aka Bjerregaard ran a workshop on Signalling and Carding. You can click here to view the slides. On 16th January 2022, Glen Holman ran a workshop on the Law of Total Tricks and its application in two situations. You can click on this link to access a copy of the Powerpoint... read more...
    Sunday, 15 May 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Warwick Wealth Bidding and Leading Competition

    Warwick Wealth is the sponsor of the WCBU's monthly bridge bidding and leading competition where a prize of R 250 will be awarded to the entrant with the best answers. You can click here to download the May 2022 set of problems. Answers should be submitted to [email protected] by midnight on 31st May 2022. The judges' decision will be final! read more...
    Wednesday, 11 May 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Western Cape Players star in Heidi Atkinson Memorial Tournament

    Congratulations to the Western Cape's Pauline van der Vyfer and Rinda Jacobs on winning the 2022 Heidi Atkinson MemorialTournament. Other Western Cape Players who were hot on their heels included Brian Pincus and Jeanne and Wilson McLeod. Well done to all of them. You can click here to access the results. read more...
    Sunday, 08 May 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Strategy for Matchpoint Pairs

    The WCBU has published a thought provoking bridge book written by our regular international bridge playing visitors, Kathryn Herz and Eckhard Bohlke, and with a foreword by Tim Cope and sponsorship from Personal Trust. The book has been positively reviewed by 3 European World champions.The cost is R75 plus postage. Please contact Mark Kenyon ([email protected]) to order copies. Payment should be made to FNB Account # 62926125263 reference MP and your name.Alternatively, you can collect them... read more...
    Saturday, 07 May 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Bridge Rules, Ethics and Etiquette - Weekly Update

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    Wednesday, 04 May 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Results of Western Cape Medwin Berkowitz Trials

    Congratulations to the Cruise team (Andrew Cruise, Tim Cope, Michael Alexander and Anton Der Kinderen) who will represent the Western Cape in the Medwin and the Keet team (Duncan Keet, Jimmie Potgieter, Stephen McBride and Paul Lawrence) in the Berkowitz Please click here to view the full trials results. read more...
    Monday, 25 April 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • WCBU Newsletter - April 2022

    Although this April update is from the Western Cape Bridge Union (WCBU), much will also be of interest to bridge players elsewhere in the country. Further information on all the topics covered can be found on the WCBU website; just click on the links in this newsletter. Please also feel free to forward this to fellow bridge players, including beginners, who might be interested. The last few months have seen clubs opening for face to face bridge. However, disappointingly, and with a few exceptions,... read more...
    Sunday, 24 April 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • Western Cape Bridge Newsletter - March 2022

    Although this is the monthly update from the Western Cape Bridge Union (WCBU), much of the material will be of interest to bridge players elsewhere in the country. Further information on all the bridge topics covered can be found on the WCBU website; just click on the links in this newsletter. Please also feel free to forward this to fellow bridge players, including beginners, who might be interested. As I write this, the South African men's team is doing great things at the Bermuda Bowl world... read more...
    Thursday, 31 March 2022 by Brian Paxton
  • 2022 AGM / New WCBU Committee

    At the 2022 AGM of the WCBU, the following committee was elected: Mark Kenyon (President and SABF delegate) Michele Alexander (Vice President) Hilary Nick (Treasurer) Brian Paxton (Joint Secretary) Adrian Mauerberger (Joint Secretary) Jocelyn Ashberg (SABF Vice President) Eric Marx Shirley Phillips Carol Stanton Lara Woznica You can click on the links to access: AGM Minutes President's and other reports WCBU 2021 Financial STatements read more...
    Sunday, 20 March 2022 by Brian Paxton
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