Internationals

Welcome to the International Selections and Trials home page. Here you will find information on all the England representative teams, who they are, how they fared and how you can try out to join them.

In the light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Selection Committee has made the decision to cancel the Premier League. The Selection Committee will determine means for the Camrose Selection.

Internationals News

Applications Open for Polish Bridge Union Transatlantic Seniors Cup

Applications are invited from Senior teams (born in 1959 and earlier) to play in the Polish Bridge Union Transatlantic Seniors Cup (PBUTSC), which is a memorial to Julian Klukowski. It will take place between Monday, 18th January – Sunday, 7th February 2021.

The first stage will be Swiss (12 or 13 rounds). From this, the top 8 or 16 teams will advance to the play-offs, followed by KO stages playing 48 board matches over 2 days. The remaining teams will continue playing Swiss, for third place in the competition. Dropouts from the play-offs will automatically enter the Swiss competition for third place.

The entry fee is to be supported by the applicant team of 250 euros. Two teams will be chosen to represent England.

Applications should be sent to charlie@ebu.co.uk by no later than midday Monday 1st December for consideration by the Selection Committee.

Trials for Camrose 2021

Trials for the 2021 Camrose Trophy, the competition between the teams of the 'home nations', will be held 11th - 13th December. Both the Camrose itself and the trials for it will be played online, via RealBridge. The trial will be all-play-all over the three days with the top six pairs offered a place in a Camrose team.

Entries for this pairs trial cost £90 per player, are open to all and will be accepted from Monday 16th November until the closing date of Wednesday 9th December. You can enter online via MyEBU, by email to charlie@ebu.co.uk or via phone 01296 317203. Entrants must have paid before the event to be eligible to play in it.

Watch Lady Milne and Teltscher Trophy This Weekend

This weekend has a bridge double. Two prestigious home nations events, Lady Milne and the Teltscher Trophy (Senior Camrose). The first matches start on Friday evening at 5pm for both events, with games taking place across the weekend. This year the events are being hosted by RealBridge, the new online platform. Due to this, you will be able to watch the match from the comfort of your own home.

Link for kibitzers

Full details, including teams and schedule, can be found on the event pages:

  • Lady Milne 2020
  • Teltscher Trophy 2020