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The Club landline number is 01242 522502,  but in the case of an emergency please call 01242 524890 (chairman).

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Guidelines for CBC Online Tournaments

Open tournaments

  • Our thanks to our own Cheltenham Director volunteers and to Sarah Amos for hosting and directing.
  • Our thanks to our own Cheltenham Scoring volunteers for publishing the results and uploading them to the EBU for allocation of master points.
  • The director of the day will make sensible decisions about the movement based on the number of entries.
  • We will aim to play for around 2 hours - this is expected to be around 18 boards.
  • Each round of 2 boards will last approximately 14 minutes, and a round will be called if all play has finished within this time.
  • At the Director's discretion, rounds may be extended.
  • Players can choose to play with a robot.
  • Substitutes will be allowed either from the wider BBO community, or by selecting a robot. This will avoid a half-table or keep play going if a player drops out.
  • Use of the UNDO button is allowed for mis-clicks only (not for change of mind!).
  • Opponents are urged to be generous in agreeing to UNDO requests.
  • If a player loses connection, and logs back in quickly, they will be reseated.
  • Scoring will be by Matchpoints.
  • Kibbitzers are allowed but no chatting to players.
  • Master Points awarded, and events will qualify towards NGS rating.
  • Payment of 4BB$ on BBO when registering.

Gentle Bridge

  • As above but,
  • For less experienced players.
  • We suggest that these sessions are most suited to those with an NGS grade of 7 or lower.
  • We aim to play 14 to 16 boards, allowing 8 to 9 minutes per board.
  • Substitutes will be used at the discretion of the Director.
  • Kibitzers not allowed.