September 2023

NICKO 2023/24 Entries Closing Soon

As a reminder the National Inter Club Knock Out ( NICKO) 2023/24, entries close on Monday 9th October at midday. This year the competition returns to face-to-face play. If your club would like to...

Alan Williams

Alan Williams, who has died after a long illness, was a gifted computer scientist, manager, player and administrator in both the chess and bridge worlds. He was General Manager of the English Bridge Union between 1994 and 1997. He was made a life vice-president of the Bristol & District Chess League in 1994, having previously served terms as Vice-President, President, Treasurer and General Secretary. 


Team Leslie wins Crockfords Cup

The Crockfords Cup final took place over the weekend and was won by team Leslie: Sarah Bell, Stefano Tommasini, Ben Norton & Mike Bell ( pictured from left). Tim Leslie, not pictured, played in...

Summer Junior Bridge Camp

The recent EBED youth camp saw 72 youngsters from all parts of the country, ranging from 7 to 20 years of age descend on the Pioneer Centre in Northampton. This was the largest number of students...