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).
For the 2020-21 competition please note that all matches must be played online.
Cup - Tony Forrester, Ed Jones, Graham Osborne and Tom Paske (Alexander Allfrey (captain) and Andrew Robson played in earlier rounds)
Plate - Simon Cope (captain), Maruša Gold, Diana Nettleton and Marion Robertson
2020/21 Cup Timetable
To be completed
October 12th - November 23rd
November 24th - January 18th
January 19th - 8th March
2019/20 Cup Timetable
To be completed by
8th December 2019
1st March 2020
2019/20 Plate Timetable
2019/20 Finals Timetable
1:00pm - 2:00pm
2:10pm - 3:10pm
3:20pm - 4:20pm
4:30pm - 5:30pm
5:40pm - 6:40pm
8:05pm - 9:05pm
9:15pm - 10:15pm
10:25pm - 11:25pm
10:30am - 11:30am
11:40am - 12:40pm
1:15pm - 2:15pm
2:25pm - 3:25pm
3:35pm - 4:35pm
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Results and presentation of trophy by 6:00pm
The entry fee for 2020/21 is £96 per team
This is a Green Point event, with the following awards.
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.
|GPs||1||1.5||2||50% of awards for Cup|
Level 5 agreements are permitted in this event.
Venue and Tariff
2021 Final Information
The 2020/21 Final will be played online via RealBridge, unless Face-to-Face bridge is possible.