Diary Changes 2018-19

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information in the diary is accurate, some changes are made after the diary has gone to print. Please therefore note the following changes and additions to the information in the 2018-19 diary.

Please relate any information below to the relevant information on the 'date pages'.

All corrections/updates were added to this page prior to the diary being distributed at the end of July unless noted.

Event/Item Page Notes Added/updated
EBU Committees 8 Anthony Golding stood down from the Selection Committee in May
Bev Godfrey stood down from the Board at the 2018 AGM in November
Richard Fleet left Law & Ethics Committee at AGM, replaced by Sarah Bell
Peter Hasenson left Selection Committee at AGM, replaced by Mike Bell

Current organisation of the EBU 9 Gordon Rainsford's title changed to Chief Executive on 1st July
Emma Gardiner was replaced by Steve Walker
Liz Goodchild was replaced by Briony Mobey
Peter Stockdale was replaced by Samantha Kelly
Seniors Congress 32 The venue for 2018 will be the Hallmark Hotel in Gloucester
Tollemache Cup 32 The venue for qualifying round in 2018 will be the Staverton Estate Hotel, near Daventry.
The final will be at Brandon Hall, near Coventry

Ranked Masters Pairs 33 The event will take place at the Holiday Inn Peterborough West. 17/10/18
National Pairs 33 The National Final is provisionally planned to take place at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Coventry. This will be confirmed as soon as possible.
Easter Festival, London 34 The congress will be held at ILEC, near Earls Court, and not at the Royal National
The U21 Pairs will not be held at the congress and will take place at a date later in 2019 (TBC)
Summer Meeting 37 It is expected that the renovation work at the Devonshire Park complex will be completed and that the event will be held there as planned 23/10/18
Crockfords Cup Finals 38 The venue for the 2017-18 finals is St John’s Hotel, Solihull
The 2018/19 final will be 31st August-1st September (not 7-8/9/19 as stated)
Junior Teach-In 40 The venue for the Junior Teach-In is Phasels Wood Activity Centre in Hertfordshire (not Loughborough University as stated). This is correct in the 'diary' portion.
U21 Pairs 40 The competition will not be part of the easter Festival. It will be held later in the year - date TBC 16/10/18
U26 Pairs Championships 40 The venue has been changed - it will not be at the Young Chelsea BC, though the new venue is not known at present
Simultaneous Pairs 41 The EBED Spring Simultaneous Pairs is Monday 13th to Thursday 16th (not Thursday 17th) 5/9/18
World Teams Championships 44 The WBF has changed the venue and dates of the event - it will be held in Wuhan, Saturday 14th to Saturday 28th September 2019 8/10/18 & 5/11/18
EBL Mixed Teams Championships 44 This event will be held in Lisbon
European Open Teams Championships 44 The venue has been changed - it will be held in Istanbul 22/11/18
Middlesex Congress 24 - 25 November 2018 The venue is the Jewish Free School in Kenton, not in Barnet 5/9/18
Overseas Congress October 2019 The Overseas Congress will be in Sicily, and will be 8th-14th October (not 9th-15th)