The Spa provides a splendid venue right on the seafront in a wonderful seaside town. The congress has a relaxed holiday atmosphere ideal for players new to national bridge competitions. There is great value for money in the many restaurants and Scarborough hotels. Players are advised to book the congress before the accommodation. Mornings are free to enjoy the many attractions of North Yorkshire (see below).
The Swiss Pairs is stratified.
Changes for 2018
In response to demand for more seniors events in the North of England, the Scarborough Congress will be expanded in 2018 to include new Seniors Tournaments. There will be a Seniors Pairs on the Wednesday and Thursday with qualifying rounds followed by a final. The rest of the congress format is unchanged, and open to all, but there will be a prize for the top ‘senior team’ in Friday’s Multiple Teams competition.
Swiss Pairs - Richard Winter & Sarah Teshome
Multiple Teams - Paul Darby, Steve Dannell, Mark Hill & Giles Ip
Pre-Congress Pairs - Rowena Clow & Claire Robinson
7.15pm - 10.45pm
2.00pm - 5.30pm
Multiple Teams qualifier
7.30pm - 11.00pm
Multiple Teams finals
2.00pm - 5.45pm
Stratified Swiss Pairs (four x 7-board matches)
8.00pm - 10.45pm
Stratified Swiss Pairs (three x 7-board matches)
11.00am - 4.30pm
Stratified Swiss Pairs (five x 7-board matches including a short break).
Stratified Swiss Pairs
All events are fully Green Pointed, save for the Pre-congress Pairs (Blue Points on the National Congress Scale).
Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events.
Venue and Tariff
Scarborough Spa Complex
South Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD
On the sea front South Bay, off Spa Road/Spa Bridge.
Things to do in and around Scarborough