England wins Corn Cairdis

The Corn Cairdis - the Cup of Friendship - has been won by England in the annual friendly match against Ireland. The events pits against each other teams representing the clubs, counties and officials of the EBU and of the CBAI. At half time on Saturday evening the Irish were winning but England turned it round on Sunday. The victorious EBU team is pictured (photo from Jane Scarfe).

Thanks to Norfolk Contract Bridge Association for hosting the event.

England wins Teltscher Trophy

England have retained the Teltscher Trophy, at the 'Senior Camrose' which took place in Belfast.

The England team of Nick Irens, Tony Forrester, David Kendrick, Norman Selway & John Holland started slowly, losing three of their first four matches, but thereafter were undefeated. They finished on 138.82 VPs, with Ireland second on 122.39 VPs, and the Patron's team (which included Clive Owen & Brian Senior) third on 96.83.

It is believed that Tony and David are the first English players to have won the Junior Camrose, Camrose, and Senior Camrose.

The NPC for the team was Derek Patterson. Colin Simpson, who recently received the EBU's Diamond Award, was selected for the team but due to ill-health was unable to take part.

Top 50 clubs by players 2016/17

Every year we produce a list of the top 50 clubs by number of player sessions in the year, and we are pleased to announce this year's list. The top 5 are available below, and the full list can be seen via the 'read more' link.

1 Richmond Bridge Club =
2 Wimbledon Bridge Club =
3 Kenilworth Bridge Club =
4 West Midlands Bridge Club Limited =
5 Bristol Bridge Club =

Welcome to Castle Cary BC

We are pleased to welcome Castle Cary Bridge Club, in Somerset, the most recent club to affiliate with the EBU.

The club meets in the Methodist Church in Castle Cary on Thursday evenings, and visitors are welcome.

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