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SURROUNDING COUNTY AND CLUB EVENTS

 

 

Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association

Green Pointed Swiss Weekend

Saturday 4th March 2023, Swiss Pairs

Sunday 5th March 2023, Swiss Teams

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NEW BLUE BOOK

The EBU have announced the publication of a new Blue Book which becomes effective from 1st September.

There are changes to

  • Rules on announcements
  • Rules on strong opening bids
  • Rules on non-strong 2-bids and 3-bids (at Level 4)

It can be downloaded from the EBU website at :-   Blue Book

In addition there are also new Alerting and Announcing rules which can be found at :-

New Alerting and Announcing Bidding Rules

It is recommended that clubs should advise their members of the new rules and

club directors should make themselves familiar with the three main changes.

County Teams Championship

 

County Teams Championship  2022-2023
for the Crowhurst Quaich

The County Teams Championship is a knock-out competition running throughout the season.   It is the premier teams competition in the County's calendar, and the winners will be invited to represent the County in the Pachabo Cup (the EBU's inter-counties teams of four competition).  Open only to players whose primary allegiance is to B&BCBA. 

THE DRAW

The 2022-23 County Teams KO competition has now been set up on the EBU on-line Knockout Management System ("EBUKnockout") - see link below.    Captains can start to arrange and play matches as set out in the draw.     Captains can access the competition via thier MyEBU login (see Guidance Notes below).    Captains' contact details for arranging matches have been set up in EBUKnockout (click on your match to display these details).     

VENUE

For this season matches will be played on BBO (or a mutually agreed online platform) but if both captains agree F2F matches would be OK.