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We are sad to report that Nigel Guthrie passed away on 29 August 2022. Many members will remember Nigel as a regular player at Reading Bridge Club and in B&BCBA and EBU events until his return to Scotland in about 2010. He played in the League of 8 Reading A team with Stuart Maurice and in the B&BCBA Tollemache Team. He was Double Dummy compiler for Bridge Plus magazine. He was 11 times a winner of the B&BCBA County Teams, County Pairs, Mixed Pairs, Mens' Pairs, Swiss Pairs, Committee Cup, Waller Bowl and Jarrett Cup, about half of which were in partnership with David Barnes. Nigel will be missed by his many bridge partners and other friends. A longer tribute by former B&BCBA partner Paul Gipson can be found at:


Bridgewebs Website Training
Do you:

Have a new Webmaster who would like some assistance?

Need some help setting up your website on Bridgewebs?

Need help with a specific thing on your site?

Our Webmaster Tracy Coleman is very happy to offer free help and guidance to any of our Affiliated Clubs.  
Everyone has different needs so the help will be tailored to your Club and would be one-on-one assistance for your Club Webmaster.  

EBUScore Training

Following the success of the County’s training courses for Club Directors, we are now putting together a course on EBUScore for club scorers.

Although yet to be finalised, it is envisaged that the course will likely be one or two days and will be free to any of our Affiliated Clubs 

It will be targeted at anyone who wishes to become a club scorer or an existing scorer who wants to improve their knowledge of EBUScore.

INTERESTED? - Click to email Mick Green




Senior Pairs for the Directors Cup 

for players who are members of the EBU and are 60 or over on 20 April 2022

to be held on Realbridge on the 20 April 2022 at 10:30 am

 To assist in planning the event, entries should be submitted as soon as possible.

Entries for this event MUST be received via Bookwhen by 5:00 pm on the day BEFORE the event.

The cost of this event for each player will be £5.00

A list of entrants will be updated every 48 hours and can be accessed by clicking the box below.  
Later entrants may still be accepted, but they should phone the Event Director on the County mobile (
07401 079752) after 8:00 am on the day of the event.

Players turning up at an event unexpectedly will not be guaranteed to be allowed to play.

The above number should also be used in the event of a late cancellation.

Contact the Friendly Events Organiser Mike Ribbins by Click here to Email  or by Phone: 01189 473207 for more information.



Booking in to Berks & Bucks Events

Berks & Bucks County events use the “Bookwhen“ online system for entering an event and paying the entry fee online.

Events with an entry fee

Start with the "Select" button and enter the number of tickets (1 for just you or 2 for you and partner)
Click on "View Selections" and then "Book Now". Enter your email address in the "Booker details" box for payment purposes. Click "Continue".
If you are booking for yourself, enter your name as 1st attendee. If you are booking for someone else and the 1st attendee is not you, click "Change Attendee" and enter their details.
Please also add your partner's name in the box provided so that we know pairings.
If you are booking for you and your partner, click "Add another attendee" and add their details as the 2nd attendee ( no need to add partner name a second time ).
Click "Continue"
You will now be taken to the payment section. Click "Pay by card" and enter your card details.
When the booking is completed, you (and your partner if you have booked for two) will receive a confirmation e-mail.

If the event is online on the RealBridge platform then the confirmation email will include the RealBridge player’s link. Use this link to login to the event on the day.

Please click here to be re-directed to entry form and payment