Charity Donation

Our nominated charity for 2017-18 was the Rennie Grove Hospice and through the Marjorie Lukyn, we raised £1,299 for them.  Click here for their letter of thanks.

Congratulations to all those achieving new master point promotions. Click here.. to see the September list.

Do you want to learn/improve your bridge - click here.

Club Directors - click here for useful information on:
training courses, EBU score, new laws and updated flowcharts.

Youth - new handbook and safeguarding policies also applicable for vulnerable adults,

EBED are here to help you. 

Eccles Cup

2017 winners: Royston Bridge Club

An inter-club competition for teams of four pairs of limited rank (no player above 5* Star Premier Master). All players must be members of the club they are representing.


Eccles Cup 2018

When: 7:30pm on Friday 16th November 2018
Where: Bennetts End Community Centre, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9LZ
Cost: £24 per team
Eligibility: See rules below.
Format: Approximately 24 boards will be played, with matchpoint scoring. The room is split into two sections, with each team having a N/S and an E/W pair in each section, so that four separate ranking lists are produced. The winning team is the one whose top three pairs are ranked highest within their sections.
How to enter: Clubs can enter their teams using our online entry form: 


Click here to enter a team



The total rank of all the players on a team is limited to 50 points on the following scale:

Club Master or below 2
Area Master or District Master 3
County Master 4
Master or Premier Master 5
Advanced Master, 1* Master or 1* Premier Master 6
2* Master or 2* Premier Master 7
3*, 4* ,5* Master or 3*, 4*, 5* Premier Master 8
Tournament Master up to 5* Tournament Master 8


A player's category is determined by their masterpoint rank at the start of the season (1st September).

For an unranked player, we ask clubs to use their discretion and knowledge of that player’s experience and recent and long term success in their events when selecting the most suitable category to ensure that the spirit of this competition is respected.

No player may be above 5* Tournament Master or 5* Premier Master, e.g, a Premier Tournament Master is not eligible.


For more information contact the Tournament Secretary at