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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.

FRIENDLY PAIRS - FINCHAMPSTEAD PLATE AND TESSA TEMPLETON MEMORIAL TROPHY(3) - 20 MAR 2022

 
 

Friendly Pairs for the Finchampstead Plate - for pairs with an NGS rating of Jack or less (20 boards)
The third of our three events for the Tessa Templeton Memorial Throphy - for pairs with an NGS rating of 7 or less (18 boards)

to be held on Realbridge on Sunday 20 March 2022 starting at 1:30pm

 

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.

These events are FREE to enter.

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.

ABOUT OUR FRIENDLY EVENTS

These three friendly events are aimed at players who would not normally compete in county competitions.

They are designed for regular and less experienced club players to play in a friendly and relaxed county environment.

We make special efforts to ensure that the events take place in a friendly atmosphere and so, no matter how inexperienced you feel you are, you can be sure of a warm welcome.

The Finchampstead Plate is only open to pairs with a rating of Jack or less on the date of registering on Bookwhen to play in the Tournament

The Tessa Templeton Memorial Trophy is only open to pairs with an NGS rating of 7 or less on the date of registering on Bookwhen to play in the Tournament.

BOOKING FORM FOR THE 20 MARCH 2022 EVENTS

Booking in to Berks & Bucks Events

Introduction

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

 Booking in

  1. Free Events

For free events we require one of the partnership to book in for both of you.

Start with the "Select" button and enter 2 in the number of tickets
Click on "View Selections" and then "Book Now". Enter your email address in the "Booker details" box for payment purposes. Click "Continue".
Please also add your partner's name in the box provided so that we know pairings.
Now click "Add another attendee" and add their details as the 2nd attendee ( no need to add partner name a second time ).
Click "Continue"
You and your partner 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.

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 redirected to our Bookwhen page