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.

League of Eight
Berks & Bucks League of 8 - End of season report

The annual League of 8 has been completed for another season. All matches in the four divisions were played online on Realbridge.

Congratulations to Reading A for winning Division 1. They finished with 133 VPs from their nine matches, 5 VPs clear of Burnham A in second place. Congratulations to the leading teams in the other three divisions:

Division 2 (10 teams): Chiltern 1st, Reading B 2nd

Division 3 (9 teams): Reading C 1st, Basingstoke B and SBBC B joint 2nd

Division 4 (5 teams): Stoke Mandeville C 1st, Hazlemere 2nd

We thank all those who played and all the team captains for organising their teams and arranging matches. We look forward to another successful season starting in September and would welcome any new teams from clubs. The League Secretary will be asking for entries as usual in June. 

County League for Teams of Eight


County League of Eight Secretary: Pat Dowdeswell, to whom all queries should be addressed

Tel: 0118 947 9585

Click here to E-mail Pat



Please click on a Division panel below  


Previous seasons' results can be accessed on the EBU website - click here