Great Northern Swiss Pairs

Online via BBO, 3rd - 4th October 2020

It is hoped that this event will be held face to face at the Hilton in Harrogate, if this is not possible, the event will be held online via BBO and is run by Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association on behalf of the EBU. Information is available on their website at The format of the event will be Swiss Pairs played over 2 days with 32 Boards played each day as 2 x 16 Board Sessions. Green Points will be awarded. There will also be a 9 High Pairs held on the Sunday.

To enter

Please enter with Yorkshire CBA, and not with the EBU. See below for details.


2019 Bob Marchbank & Terry Read

Day Times Description
Saturday, 3rd October TBC Day 1
Sunday, 4th October TBC Day 2
TBC 9 High Pairs (18 boards, with a break)
Entry Fees
Event Price
Pairs TBC
9 High Pairs TBC
Closing date for entries is 2nd October 2021.

Master Points

Main event 0.25 green points for each match won and 0.13 green points for each match drawn. Bonus ranking awards are stratified as follows: (a) Overall ranking to the top quarter (b) No Premier Life Master or above (c) No Premier Regional Master or above. Improvers Pairs Blue Points are awarded


Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events.

Venue and Tariff

2021 via BBO

Additional information is available on the YCBA Great Northern Pairs Event Webpage.


* Enquiries & entries to: Stuart Davies [] During these difficult times, YCBA are only accept payment by Bank Transfer to Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association: Sort code 09 - 02 - 22 Account no. 10861509 Quote ref. GN9+surname If you wish to use a credit from your EBU account please contact the EBU Competitions Department (01296 317203, or and they will make a transfer to the YCBA. Please email Stuart confirming details of your entry.

Previous Winners

2019 results 2018 results 2017 results 2016 results 2015 results 2014 results 2013 results 2012 results 2011 results 2010 results 2009 - no event 2008 results 2007 - results not available 2006 results 2005 results Previous winners

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