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Green Pointed Congress - September 2020
Green Pointed Congress - September 2019

A weekend of Green Pointed Swiss Events, jointly held with the Essex Contract Bridge Association.

When: Swiss Pairs: 12 noon on Saturday 19th September 2019
Swiss Teams: 12 noon on Sunday 20th September 2019
Venue : Wodson Park, Wadesmill Road, Ware SG12 0UQ 
Cost: £25 per person per event, half price for Juniors (under 25 and who have registered their age with the EBU).  
A £1 per player supplement will be applied to entries that are not paid in advance.

Tea and coffee will be provided free of charge from 12.00 each day. The Sports Centre cafeteria will be open betwen 11.00 and 16.00 on both days for tea, coffee, sandwiches and a range of hot food.

Online entry:

Online entry forms will be made available nearer the time

Postal Entry:

If you do not wish to enter online, postal entries may be sent to:  

Mrs Linda Fleet, 64 Gandalfs Ride, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM3 5WS.


Payment should be made in advance, either

  • by bank transfer to Herts & Essex, account number 00252078, sort code 30-90-69;
  • by sending a cheque to Linda Fleet at her address above. Cheques should be payable to "H&E Swiss"  
Note that these are not the same details that are used for Hertfordshire's other events.
Further Information:
The Venue :

Wodson Park is a modern sports centre located on the A1170 about one mile from Ware town centre and within a quarter of a mile of the A10. The events will take place in the South Sports Hall which is a spacious well lit arena on the ground floor. Banqueting chairs will be provided for all players.

Directions and Parking:

Travelling on the A10 from the south, take the exit to Ware marked “Ware, Wadesmill, A1170” towards Ware. From the north, this is the first exit to Ware. From the A10 slip road roundabout/s, follow the signs to Wodson Park which is on the left after a few hundred yards. There is ample free car parking in the grounds of the Park.  The South Sports Hall is approached via the main entrance to the sports centre.

Eating & Drinking:

There will be an interval for refreshments on both days after the 3rd round of matches. The Sports Centre cafeteria will be open between 11am and 4pm on both days where hot food can be purchased. Tea, coffee and a variety of sandwiches and snacks will also be available to buy during the cafeteria’s opening times Free tea/coffee will be available in the Sports Hall from 12.00 each day. Free bottled drinking water will be in the Sports Hall. There are no other catering facilities within easy walking distance. If competitors bring their own food, this may be consumed in the Sports Hall.

  • 7 x 7 board matches and Level 4 conventions on both days.
  • Prizes will be awarded based on final entry numbers.
  • Duplimated boards with hand records available at the end of each session.
  • Random draw for first round. Thereafter, current round match assignments in both the pairs and the teams.
  • Green points in accordance with the EBU scale will be direct credited.
  • Results will be posted promptly on the Essex and Herts county websites:   —–

For more information contact Alan Woof,  e mail:  or  mobile 07714 430650.