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Blue Book 2023 – effective from 7 August 2023

The EBU have made changes to the Blue Book covering Announcements and Alerts. These changes are effective immediately.

Please see item in main body to the right.



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

to be held at SBBC on Sunday 3 December 2023 starting at 1:30pm


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

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.


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 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 to play in the Tournament. People can enter as many of the 3 Tessa Templeton Memorial Trophies as they wish.