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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 Pairs Final - Rex Avery - 5 February 2023


The County Pairs Final for the Rex Avery Trophy 

Will be held on-line on Realbridge on Sunday 5th February 2023 starting at 1:30 pm

The winner will be eligible to play in the EBU's Corwen Trophy, entry paid for by the county

The cost of this event for each player will be £5.00 - Payment by Direct bank transfer (full details below)

 If you need help of the day of the event please call the Director on the County mobile (07401 079752) after 8:00 am.

 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.




 Payment for all B&BCBA events needs to be made by direct bank transfer as soon as you have registered by using the entry form below.

Only one person of the partnership should register and pay for both players.

Once you have completed your entry form please make a payment to the following bank account.    


Account Name: Berks & Bucks Contract Bridge Association

Sort code: 30-96-96

Account no: 04013813


In the payment reference please quote your SURNAME so we can tie-up your entry and payment. 


If you have any problems making your payment please feel free to contact Nigel Marlow at