Guernsey Bridge Congress

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.

To enter

Timetable
Day Time

*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
Event

Entry fees are per player and should be made in advance.

Master Points

Swiss Pairs, Swiss Teams, Mixed Pairs and Mixed Teams: Fully Green Pointed Wednesday single-session events: Blue Points on the National Congress scale

Agreements

Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events.

Covid

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.

Travel:

Fast ferry from Poole, Conventional ferry from Portsmouth and Aurigny and Blue islands airlines.

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

 

Previous Winners

2021 - Not held
2020 - Not held
2019 results
2018 results
2017 results
2016 results
2015 results
2014 results
2013 results
2012 results
2011 results
2010 results
2009 results
2008 results
2007 results
2006 results
2005 results

Find a partner/team mates

If you are looking for a partner or team mates for this congress, please email comps@ebu.co.uk