Please keep your contact details, including email address, up to date. If you do not need a printed version of English Bridge magazine please opt out to help reduce costs and waste. Go to www.ebu.co.uk/members/v2/, log-in and click 'my details' under the "account tab" (extreme right) to update your details and preferences'. The default option for all members has been reset to exclude the diary as of August 2019, if you wish to continue receiving a diary you need to reset this option under "my details". You may email the EBU membership manager or phone (01296 317201) if you need any help with updating your details.
The EBU has an item on their website about the virus, fundamentally passing on WHO and Public Health advice. Members please take the opportunity to use the hand gel at the club room door when passing and of course wash your hands frequently.
Watch youtube of meeting 16/05/2020
The minutes of EBU Board meetings are posted on the EBU website. When minutes are approved at a meeting they are moved in to the archive, accessed further down the page.
The Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2017 is now available for purchase. The new law must be introduced by the end of September but the intention is to use them at EBU events from the start of August to coincide with the annual updates to the Blue Book and White Book. See page 44 of the August 2017 edition of English Bridge. Click this link for more information http://www.ebu.co.uk/laws-and-ethics/new-laws-2017 but note the "erratum"! See also David's notes on the subject.
The EBU's shop has undergone a rebranding and is now called the Bridge Warehouse.
Click link for Winter 2020 edition. - Cafe Bridge, Training Course, Social Media, Club Straified Sim Pairs to name some of the topics covered.
EBU change to the magazine, English Bridge.
The EBU magazine, English Bridge, can be read on line if you do not receive a paper copy. There is also an extra section (not updated since 12/17) for news only available on-line. After the December 2017 edition the latest County news will no longer appear either in print or on-line.
EBU Announcing and Alerting
On August 1st 2013 changes were made to the EBU Announcing and Alerting rules. There is a copy of the new rules on the club notice board. There is also a notice on the board regarding permitted agreements (level 4 amplified) that are now the SBC standard.
The charity English Bridge Education & Development (EBED), set up in 2014, now manages educational programmes and support for teachers, and also provides Tournament Director training for Clubs and Counties. Please check their web site for information on TD and Club Teacher training courses.