Links to EBU Information Arising from the COVID-19 Pandemic

This new page provides links to various documents that have been published by us with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on playing bridge.

General Information


General information from the government about COVID-19 and specific information about community facilities
Information from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) including social distancing and ventilation

Covid-19 Update: Updated Rules on Face Coverings - 9th December 2021
Club Restart Seminar - 30th July 2021
EBU Summer Meeting at Eastbourne - 16 July 2021
Covid-19 and Club Insurance -  July Update - 13 July 2021
End of Lockdown! - 16th June 2021
A Return to Face-to-Face Bridge? - 14th May 2021
Covid-19 and Club Insurance - Update - 28th April 2021
Planning for Face-to-Face Bridge in 2021 - 12th April 2021
Early Pointers about Restarting Live Bridge - 12th March 2021
Online Bridge Discussion - 21st October 2020
Face-to-Face Bridge and Government Regulations - 7th October 2020
County Chair Meeting - 2nd September 2020. Please note the discussion about clubs reopening starts 38 minutes in
COVID-19 and Club Insurance - 29th July 2020
EBU Forum Discussion on Advice about Social Distancing
Advice about Social Distancing - 26th July 2020
EBU Forum Discussion on Moving Forward after COVID-19 – 7th April updated 26th June 2020
Risk Assessment Form - PDF
Risk Assessment Form - Word
EBU Direct Membership Special Offer
UMS and Online Bridge - 18th June 2020
Webinar about Counties and Virtual Clubs - 16th May 2020
Membership Blog - 23rd March 2020


Teaching Friends and Family to Play Bridge under Lockdown:
Bridge Player Challenge Videos

Risk Assessment Examples

Risk Assessment Example from Clacton - Word
Risk Assessment Form - PDF
Risk Assessment Form - Word

Minutes of C19 Working Group


25th August 2020
3rd June 2020
5th May 2020
22nd April 2020
7th April 2020

Chairman’s Updates


22nd May 2021
18th February 2021
Christmas is cancelled... - 22nd December 2020
5th November 2020
30th July 2020
22nd June 2020
26th May 2020
23rd April 2020
26th March 2020
15th March 2020

Online Bridge Games


General Information about Online Bridge -29th April, updated 15th August 2020
BCL Now Offer F2F Virtual Club Sessions
New Online Ethics Investigation Group
Price increase for EBU Tournaments on BBO
EBU Lockdown League
EBU Skyblue Book - last updated November 2020
Online Bridge Ethics
Alerting Online on BBO
Sending a Link to a BBO Hand
Information About Running Swiss Teams Events Online


August 31, 2020