165 – LADY MILNE TRIAL TEAM SELECTION

Thank you to all the pairs competing in the Lady Milne Trial.

Congratulations to the pairs selected to represent Wales in the forthcoming Lady Milne in Scotland on 21-23 April 2023 are:-

Gilly Clench & Aida Aris

Ceri Pierce &  Mia Deshepper

Jo Copping & Joan Marray

NPC Maggie Pierce

Reserve Pair  Helen Houston & Joy Secular

 

164 – TELTSCHER TEAMS

The WALES team selected to play in the TELTSCHER on 19-21st MAY 2023 at the Holiday Inn, Newport is:-

Paul Denning & Diane Kurbalija

John Salisbury & Tim Rees

Gary Jones & Paul Lamford

The WBU team is

Gilly Clench & Dave Birt

Simon Gottschalk & Chris Rochelle

Steve Jarvis & Nick Forrest

#SELECTORS BULLETIN #162 TELTSCHER TRIAL

You are invited to enter the WBU PAIRS TRIAL for the 2023 TELTSCHER taking place in WALES next May in the Holiday Inn Hotel, Newport.

Should you qualify to represent either WALES or the WELSH BRIDGE UNION in this event there are additional hotel costs of £330 per player.

These costs may be reduced should locally based players not need hotel accommodation.

Any players who do not want to stay at the hotel should contact the organisers to see if this will be possible.

The PAIRS TRIAL will take place over the weekend of 4th & 5th February 2023 at the Commodore Hotel in Llandrindod Wells if there are enough entries.

If there are not enough entries for a trial to be viable then teams will be selected from those that were prepared to enter the trial.

If there are still not enough players to make up the two teams needed, other pairs may be invited to play.

The entry fee for the trial is £100 per pair the Commodore Hotel are offering discounted hotel accommodation.

The closing date for entries to the trial is 31st December 2022.

More details are on the entry form.

 

#SELECTORS BULLETIN #161 LADY MILNE TRIAL

You are invited to enter the WBU PAIRS TRIAL for the 2023 LADY MILNE taking place in SCOTLAND next April.

The PAIRS TRIAL will take place over the weekend of 21st & 22nd January 2023 at the Commodore Hotel in Llandrindod Wells.

The entry fee is £100 per pair the Commodore Hotel are offering discounted hotel accommodation.

The closing date for entries is 30th November 2022.

More details are on the entry form.

 

SELECTORS BULLETIN #160 – CAMROSE TEAM TRIAL

You are invited to enter a TEAM OF FOUR for the WBU TEAMS TRIAL for the 2023 CAMROSE  (taking place in Belfast during January 2023 and Dublin during March 2023).

The WELSH TEAMS TRIAL will take place over the weekend of 1st & 2nd October 2022 at the Commodore Hotel in Llandrindod Wells.

The entry fee is £200 per team and the Commodore Hotel are offering discounted hotel accommodation.

The closing date for entries is 31st August 2022.

More details are on the entry form

https://www.msg.uk.com/bess/?eventcode=WBUCT22

 

SELECTOR’S BULLETIN #159 – 11th European Women’s National Pairs Championship 9th European Seniors’ National Pairs Championship Funchal – Madeira / Portugal

The 11th European Women’s National Pairs Championship and the 9th European Seniors’ National Pairs Championship will be held at the Savoy Palace Hotel in Funchal from 12th to 15th June 2022.

It is anticipated that each Championship will consist of two stages: a Qualifying Stage, and a Final Stage (with an Final A and Final B). However, should the number of participants permit, there will be a one stage all-play-all competition.

Details of the competitions may be changed according to the final
registration of participants. Further information is available in the Supplemental Conditions of Contest on the EBL Website. (http://www.eurobridge.org/regulations/conditions-of-contest/ )

Women and Senior bridge players who are registered members of Zone 1 NBOs and in good standing with their Federation are entitled to participate.

Please contact the Selectors should you want any additional information. Entries close on 10th May 2022

SELECTOR’S BULLETIN #158 – European Women’s Teams Championship, European Mixed Teams Championship and European Seniors’ Championship in Funchal – Madeira

A deadline of 31st March 2022 has been set in order for the Selectors to consider possible Wales teams for the European Women’s Teams Championship, European Mixed Teams Championship and European Seniors’ Teams Championship to be held in Funchal, Madeira over the period 16th – 22nd June 2022.

SELECTOR’S BULLETIN #157 – Lady Milne Update

The Lady Milne will now be held over the weeknd 22nd – 24th April 2022 at:

Holiday Inn Newport
The Coldra
Newport
NP18 2YG

The two teams that had previously been selected are:

Wales
Joan Marray and Andrea Knox
Gilly Clench and Maggie Pierce
Ceri Pierce and Mia Deschepper

WBU
Jennifer Wardell and Mrunalini Dewan
Sheila Shea and Margaret Ann Barnes
Margaret Lane and Lee Collier

Reserve Pair
Vida Halford and Glenda Roberts

The Non-playing Captains will be Julian Pottage (Wales) and Paul Denning (WBU).