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Simultaneous Pairs coming up !
Welsh Bridge Union Autumn Pairs
The WBU Autumn Pairs, which raises money for the Wales Air Ambulance, will run from 1st - 5th September, with different hands each day. All clubs are welcome, including EBU non-affiliated clubs, though overall master points will not be available for affiliated EBU clubs I am afraid - more information ...
The ECatsBridge for Children in Need Pairs 2014
Yes, yes, we are doing it again ... and thank you all so so much for taking part last year and raising over £67,000 ... you are amazing.
NEWS! - We are pleased to announce that for the first time we have been made an official partner of the BBC Children in Need because of all the money raised in the past! Thanks to all the bridge players for their support!
The BBC has confirmed that appeal night will be Friday 14th November.
So we will be running events on Friday 7th, then Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th, Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th. So do pop those dates into your calendar won't you ? Read more...
General News from ECatsBridge ...
Have a look at our Archive Bulletins and Programmes - you can search for any player or just browse through.
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