Tollemache Cup

Qualifier: 18th - 19th November 2017, Solihull | Final: 10th - 11th February 2018, Mercure Brandon Hall Hotel and Spa, Coventry

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The Tollemache Cup is the inter-county championships for teams of eight.

Entry is open only to County Associations of the EBU and District Associations of the WBU please refer to the eligibility regulations for more details. Teams are limited to 12 playing members, although not necessarily the same 12 in the qualifying round and the final.

The qualifying event, on 18th - 19th November 2017 at the The St Johns Hotel, Solihull, will be played in four sections, in each of which every team plays every other. The composition of sections will be determined by advance draw, but the previous year’s finalists will be seeded, two into each section. Play starts at 1.30pm, with a finish at approximately 5.00pm on the Sunday. The top two teams in each section will qualify to play in the final on 10th - 11th February 2018, at venue to be confirmed. Play starts at 1.30pm and finishes at approximately 5.00pm on the Sunday.

Holders 2018

Kent - Patrick Collins, Helen Erichsen, Espen Erichsen, Jeremy Willans, Phil Bailey, Kay Preddy, Ian Draper, Norman Selway, Michael Hampton and Peter Law


Finals Timetable




10th - 11th February 2018

Saturday 1:30pm - 3:20pm

Finals Weekend Match 1

3:40pm - 5:30pm

Match 2

7:20pm - 9:10pm

Match 3

9:20pm - 11:10pm

Match 4

Sunday 10:30am - 12:20pm

Match 5

12:40pm - 2:30pm

Match 6

2:40pm - 4:30pm

Match 7

Entry Fees

£430 per team

Entries should be submitted only by County Associations of the EBU or District Associations of the WBU, on entry forms that will be supplied to all County Secretaries. Closing date for entries is 8th November 2017.

Master Points

Qualifier: Green Points per match won or drawn at standard EBU rate – eg 0.42 per 12 board match won, 0.21 for a draw . There are no bonus awards for overall ranking in the qualifier.
Final: 1 Green Point per match won (1/2 for a draw), plus bonus ranking awards to the top four teams (6, 3, 2 & 1, respectively).

Level 5 agreements are permitted in this event.

Venue and Tariff

Mercure Brandon Hall Hotel and Spa, Main Street, Brandon, Coventry CV8 3FW

In order to take advantage of the following rates book via the EBU Accommodation Booking Service and call Bridge Overseas Freephone on: 0800 0346 246

2018 Rates (for final)
DB&B - £79 pppn sharing, £92 single occupancy.

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