12th – 18th September 2022, venue TBC
For 2022 the details have not yet been confirmed. Further details will be available in due course.
There will no longer be any separate Seniors events but there will be additional seniors prizes in some events. Swiss Pairs are held over the first weekend and Swiss Teams over the second weekend. There are a variety of midweek events, including some Seniors events. To be eligible for a Seniors prize, both players in a pair must have their 61st birthday or beyond during the calendar year (January-December) of the event. For example, a player can win a Seniors prize at the age of 60 provided his/her 61st birthday falls later that year.
*Single sex pairs or teams will be allowed to play in the mixed events but will not be able to win the trophies or first prizes.
Entry fees are per player and should be made in advance.
Swiss Pairs, Swiss Teams, Mixed Pairs and Mixed Teams: Fully Green Pointed Wednesday single-session events: Blue Points on the National Congress scale
Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events.
The Civil Contingencies Authority (CCA) has announced the travel rules that will be in place from 1 July 2021. These are slightly different to those that were announced previously and are laid out below.
If you are fully vaccinated and 14 days have passed since your second vaccination, there will be no isolation or testing requirements if you are arriving from the Common Travel Area. This means you will be in the “blue channel” travel category.
If you are not fully vaccinated or if you have had both doses of vaccination but 14 days have not passed since your second dose, then country and region categories will apply as normal. More info on categories can be found at: https://covid19.gov.gg/guidance/travel/countries.
The Common Travel Area (CTA) includes the United Kingdom, the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey, the Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland.
Venue and Tariff
Visitors to the Guernsey Congress have a free choice of hotel and travel arrangements. Please visit: www.visitguernsey.com Early reservation of hotel accommodation and flights is strongly recommended.
Healthcare in Guernsey
Please be aware that the provision of healthcare in Guernsey is not part of the National Health Service, and nor is the European Health Insurance Card valid. Visitors to the island should therefore ensure that they have adequate travel insurance to cover the costs of treatment, should any be necessary during the congress. For more information see here (option iv).
Things to do in Guernsey
2021 - Not held
2020 - Not held
Find a partner/team mates
If you are looking for a partner or team mates for this congress, please email email@example.com