Year End Congress

London, 27th – 30th December 2022

This Year End congress will be held between Christmas and New Year over four days. The Swiss Teams and Swiss Pairs are both stratified events.

To enter

The easiest way to enter is online through My EBU. Log-in and select 'Book Events' from the Utilities menu. You can also call 01296 317203 or email

Day Times Description
Day 1: Tuesday 11.00am - 2.15pm Session 1 Stratified Swiss Pairs (three x 8-boards)
3.00pm - 6.00pm Session 2 Stratified Swiss Pairs (three x 8-boards)
Day 2: Wednesday 11.00am - 2.15pm Session 3 Stratified Swiss Pairs (three x 8-boards)
3.00pm - 6.00pm Session 4 Stratified Swiss Pairs (three x 8-boards)
11.00am - 1.45pm Jack High Swiss Pairs 1 (three x 6-board matches)
2.45pm - 5.30pm Jack High Swiss Pairs 2 (three x 6-board matches)
Day 3: Thursday 11.00am - 2.15pm Mixed or Open Pairs, session 1
3.00pm - 6.00pm Mixed or Open Pairs, session 2
Day 4: Friday 11.00am - 1.50pm Stratified Swiss Teams (three x 7-boards), session 1
2.30pm - 6.10pm Stratified Swiss Teams (four x 7-boards), session 2
11.30am - 1.45pm 9-High Improvers Pairs (session 1)
2.30pm - 4.45pm 9-High Improvers Pairs (session 2)
Entry Fees
Number of Days Playing Price Per Person
One Day £35
Two Days £67
Three Days £98
Four Days £130
Jack High Swiss Pairs £25
9-High Pairs BB$ 5 (per player, per session) Players may enter one or both sessions via the Kent CBA website.
Entry fees are per player and should be made in advance. 
Please enter prior to the office closing for Christmas on Friday 24th. Don't forget you can always enter online via your My EBU. If this is not possible then please enter and pay on the day, allowing plenty of time to do so.

Master Points

All of the congress events are fully Green Pointed.


Level 4 agreements are permitted in all of the main congress events. Level 2 agreements are permitted in the Jack High Swiss Pairs. System cards can now be uploaded via your My EBU using the "Utilites" - "System Card" tool.

Venue and Tariff

In 2022 we will be returning to London for the Year End Congress.

The congress will take place as a live event at the London Suite, ILEC Conference Centre near Earls Court.

The linked hotel is the IBIS at Earls Court London

There is a chargeable car park at the hotel and further car parking nearby.

2022 rates Accommodation is available at the adjacent Ibis hotel

  • £107.50 Bed and Breakfast for single occupancy (or £96.75 for Ibis members - free to join)
  • £118.00 Bed and Breakfast for double occupancy (double and twin rooms available) (or £106.20 for Ibis members - free to join)

Rates per room, per night.

Ibis London Earls Court is a 12-storey three-star hotel with breathtaking views of the London skyline. With 504 guestrooms, including suites, family, triple and accessible rooms, a business centre, La Table Restaurant, George & Dragon Pub and on-site parking, it offers an ideal base for both business and leisure travellers. The hotel offers a 24-hour reception and information desk and 24-hour snack service. All bedrooms are spacious and comfortable and include en-suite, environmentally friendly air-cooling, tea and coffee facilities, hairdryer, direct line telephone, WI-FI access, TV and radio channels and pay per movie.

EBU Policy on Venue Hotels



Find a partner/team mates

If you are looking for a partner or team mates for this congress, please email