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The Darker Side of Bridge

Bridge has been plagued with sharp practices for many years, but recently several top players were exposed, thanks mainly to a fellow professional who became the whistle blower. You can enjoy the story by following this link 


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Saturday 17th July Swiss Pairs 11.30 am: 7x7 Board matches Enter here
Sunday 18th July Swiss Teams 11.30 am: 7x7 Board matches Enter here

With a break of approximately 45 minutes after match 4 on each day 
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Both events will be Green Pointed  

All players must be members of EBU (or a foreign National Bridge Organisation if based abroad).

Entry fee: £25 per pair / £50 per team (juniors half price)

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Enquiries: to where entries may also be submitted. 

What else is happening?  


Event Date Further Information
Berks & Bucks Green Pointed Weekend June 26, 27 Click Here
International Bridge Conference June 28-July1 Click Here
London Congress July 17-18 2021 Poster    Pairs   Teams 
Somerset Blue Point Swiss Pairs July 25 Click Here
Herts & Essex Summer Congress July31-Aug1 2021 Click Here
YCBC August Bank Holiday Teams TBC Click Here


Bridging Academia, Policy and Practice - online onference

An international bridge conference 28 June – 1 July 2021

The conference has eight sessions across four days, plus two playing sessions, a conference pairs tournament and a bridge taster for first-timers. (Attendance at other sessions is not a condition of registering for either the tournament or the bridge taster.) 

Each day has its own theme: 

  • Day 1:  Bridge as a Mindsport
  • Day 2:  Digital Bridge: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Day 3:  Healthy Ageing, Intergenerationality and Gender
  • Day 4:  Education, Development and Marketing

For more details, click here.

Don't miss the Home Counties League results

Now showing on the results calendar

London Winners - Congratulations


Congratulations (somewhat belated, apologies) to Nick Sandqvist & Nathalie Shashou, Glyn Liggins & Andrew Dyson who won the London Teams of Four for the Ian Gardiner Trophy in January.

Congratulations also to the winners of the Championship Pairs in March, Chris Duckworth and Brian Callaghan.


London Championship Pairs

Twenty pairs competed in the LMBA Championship Pairs on Sunday 13th. March 2021.

The 4 pairs who qualified to represent London in the Corwen are:

Chris Duckworth & Brian Callaghan
Nick Sandqvist & Nathalie Shashou
David Newman & Chris Brewin
Gad Chadha & Stephen Lee

In addition Qian Li & Tony Ye are also entitled to represent London in the Corwen as a 5th pair because they won the Championship Pairs last year and there was no Corwen last year.

London Mixed Pairs - results

The London Mixed Pairs event on Sunday 13th September 2020 was held on BBO and was greatly enjoyed by the participants. The winners were Jules Davidoff & Carla Sidney-Woollett with 57.38%. 

Full results may be found here

This was very successful with 21 teams. The winners were all from the Anorykatis family - Sam & Venetia,Theo & Harry.

Click here for the full results.

Club TD courses coming up

Course information and full course calendar can be found here :

If anyone has any queries they should email Richard Banbury:

Delegates are welcome from both affiliated and non-affiliated clubs.  

Individuals can book online via the MyEBU page of the EBU website (and then Utilities/courses). Clubs can book on behalf of their members by emailing Richard Banbury (at the above address.


17th July 2021
London Congress Pairs
RealBridge 11.30 am
 Click for more information
18th July 2021
London Congress Teams
RealBridge 11.30 am
 Click for more information
2nd September 2021
Zoom/YCBC 7 pm
HC London Red vs Sussex
HC London Red vs Essex Green
Garden Cities Heat
Director: Jonathan Lillycrop