Great Northern Swiss Pairs

5th - 6th October, Village Hotel, Leeds North


Great Northern Swiss Pairs

5th - 6th October 2024, Village Hotel, Leeds North


The event is run by Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association on behalf of the EBU. 

Further information is available on the YCBA website.

The event consists of twelve 7-board matches. Scoring is by traditional Match Points using current round assigning converting to Victory Points.

There will be 9-High Swiss Pairs on Saturday 5th October at 12 noon to 4.30pm approx. playing 25 boards.

To enter

By entering an EBU congress or event you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set out in the Terms and Conditions document.

Please enter with Yorkshire CBA, and not with the EBU. Further details can be found on the Yorkshire CBA website.

Enquiries & entries to: including proper names & EBU numbers of both players.

YCBA are only able to accept payment by Bank Transfer to
Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association:
Sort code 09 - 02 - 22
Account no. 10861509

When making payments to the above bank details please quote one of the two following references:

  • For the Main Swiss Pairs, quote ref. GNSP24+surname
  • For the 9-High Swiss Pairs, quote ref. GNSP9H+surname

Payment by cheque or debit/credit card is not accepted.

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.



Swiss Pairs: Steve Raine & Matt Brown
9-High Swiss Pairs: Meg Jenkins & Margaret Crowe

Day Start Time End Time Description
SAT 5 12:00 16:30 9-HIGH SWISS PAIRS
14:00 17:30 SWISS PAIRS (Matches 1 - 4)
17:30 18:45 Supper
18:45 21:45 SWISS PAIRS (Matches 5 - 7)
SUN 6 12:00 13:45 SWISS PAIRS (Matches 8 - 9)
13:45 14:30 Afternoon tea
14:30 17:30 SWISS PAIRS (Matches 10 - 12)
Entry Fees
Event Price
Pairs £108 per player, £75 for junior players
9-High Swiss Pairs £25 per person (includes afternoon tea)
Entry fees for 2024 are still to be confirmed
Closing date for entries is 2nd October 2024

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.


Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events.

Venue and Tariff


Location is the Village Hotel, Leeds North

Current room rates £130 (double occupancy), £120 (single occupancy) including breakfast. Free parking is included. Contact the hotel for booking. These rates are held until 1st September 2024. 

Please note: Most hotels cannot guarantee check-in times earlier than 3pm.

9 High being held on Saturday 5th October.

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2009 - no event
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