Berks and Bucks Contract Bridge Association
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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.

Graduate League


Graduate League for Teams-of-Four

This competition is restricted players who have been 2nd year students of a recognised taught bridge course within the last 2 years. 

It involves about six matches (depending of the number of teams entered), and these are usually played in players' homes. 

At least four players need to be named at the time of entry.
The League runs until 30th April the following year.

The organiser of the Student League is Nigel Thompson.  Click here to email Nigel  or Tel: 01494 433841
Enquiries and entries should be sent to the organiser as above.