Great Northern Swiss Pairs

The Hilton Hotel, Leeds, LS1 4BX, 29th - 30th September 2018

This event is due to be played in Leeds and is run by Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association on behalf of the EBU. Information is available on their website at event webpage

This event consists of twelve 7-board matches using instant Swiss assignments based on results of the matches that are just completed. Scoring is by traditional Match Points.

To enter

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


Clive Owen & John Holland





Saturday, 29th September

1.30 pm - 5.30 pm

Rounds 1 - 4

5.30pm - 6.45 pm

Complimentary hot 2-course buffet supper

6.45 pm - 9.45 pm

Rounds 5 -7

Sunday, 30th September

11.15 am - 1.15 pm

Rounds 8 - 9

12:00 - 4:30pm

Improvers Swiss Pairs (with break for lunch 1:15 - 2:30)

1.15 pm - 2.00 pm

Complimentary hot 2-course buffet lunch

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Rounds 10 - 12

Entry Fees

Swiss Pairs


(£53 for Juniors)

Improvers Swiss Pairs


(£15 for Juniors)

Please note price is per player

Closing date for entries is 27th September 2018. Fees include an evening meal on Saturday and hot buffet lunch on Sunday

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 Life Master or above
(c) No Regional Master or above

Improvers Swiss Pairs
Blue Points are awarded


Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events.

Venue and Tariff

The Hilton Hotel, Leeds
Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4BX

2018 Tariff
Please ring through and speak to Nicola in the events department.
(Room rates £99 single, £109 double)
Booking can be either by telephone or through their website.
If booking by phone (0113 244 2000), please choose Option 1 - reference GNSP18.

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

A number of rooms are reserved for booking at this negotiated rate for a limited period of time. Any unbooked rooms are usually released for booking by the general public a few weeks before the event. Thereafter rooms may still be available, but at the hotel’s current rate. Likewise if all allocated rooms are booked then rooms may still be available, but at the hotel’s current rate. To ensure rooms are available at the negotiated rate please book as early as possible.

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