Crockfords Cup

2017/18 Final 1st - 2nd September 2018, St John’s Hotel, Solihull

The English open teams-of-four championship.

This is England's premier teams championship. It consists of knock-out matches in the early stages, played privately, qualifying eight teams to contest an all-play-all final.

The competition is part of the Championship Series, in which points can be earned towards the Player of the Year Championship.

The Crockford's Plate competition is open to all unseeded teams who are defeated in their first match of the main event, be this in round 1, or in round 2 following a bye. The last 8 from the Crockfords Plate will play alongside the main final (same dates, venue and format).

Results

2017/18 Results - Crockfords Cup; Crockfords Plate
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Holders 2016/17

Cup - Dennis Bilde, Simon Cope (capt), Anita Sinclair, Peter Crouch, Zia Mahmood & Glyn Liggins
Plate - Ian Reissmann, Andrew Murphy, Steve Eginton, Tim Rees, Mike Perkins & Chris Cooper

Timetable

2017/18 Timetable

Round

To be completed by

I

26th November 2017

II

11th February 2018

III

22nd April 2018

IV

5th August 2018

2017/18 Plate Timetable

I

18th February 2018

II

29th April 2018

III

5th August 2018

2017-18 Finals Timetable

Saturday

Session 1

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Match 1

2:10pm - 3:10pm

3:20pm - 4:20pm

Match 2

4:30pm - 5:30pm

5:40pm - 6:40pm

Match 3

Session 2

8:05pm - 9:05pm

9:15pm - 10:15pm

Match 4

10:25pm - 11:25pm

Sunday

Session 3

10:30am - 11:30am

Match 5

11:40am - 12:40pm

Session 4

1:15pm - 2:15pm

Match 6

2:25pm - 3:25pm

3:35pm - 4:35pm

Match 7

4:45pm - 5:45pm

Results and presentation of trophy by 6:00pm

2018/19 Cup Timetable

Round

To be completed by

R1

2nd December 2018

R2

24th February 2019

R3

6th May 2019

R4

11th August 2019

2018/19 Plate Timetable

R1

3rd March 2019

R2

12th May 2019

R3

11th August 2019

Entry Fees

Entry fee for 2018/19 is £102.00 per team

The closing date for entries for 2018/19 is Monday 17 September

Master Points

This is a Green Point event, with the following awards.

2017-18 Masterpoint Details

Crockfords Cup

Round I II III IV Final
GPs 2 2 3 4 see below

Final: 1 Green Point per match won (0.5 for a draw) plus ranking points to the top four teams: 1st 24; 2nd 12; 3rd 7; 4th 3.

Crockfords Plate

Round I II III Final
GPs 1 1.5 2 50% of awards for Cup

Agreements

Level 5 agreements are permitted in this event.

Venue and Tariff

2018 Final Information

St Johns Hotel, 651 Warwick Rd, Solihull, B91 1AT,

2018 Rates

DB&B £69 per person per night sharing, £87 single occupancy

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

A number of rooms are reserved for booking at this negotiated rate for a limited period of time. Any unbooked rooms are usually released for booking by the general public a few weeks before the event. Thereafter rooms may still be available, but at the hotel’s current rate. Likewise if all allocated rooms are booked then rooms may still be available, but at the hotel’s current rate. To ensure rooms are available at the negotiated rate please book as early as possible.

Halfway venues

Some clubs are available for hire by teams wishing to hold a knockout match at a 'halfway venue'. A list of some of these is available here.

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