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.

The remaining trials for the world bridge games will be postponed indefinitely, including the closing date of entry, until such time as certainty is restored regarding Covid-19. The events will be rescheduled when possible and new deadlines will be made public once the dates have been fixed.

Internationals News

U31 World Championship Bridge Series

The EBU are now welcoming applications from pairs or teams for the U31 World Championship Bridge Series in Salsomaggiore Terme from 31st July – 9th August. Applications will be reviewed by the Selection Committee and selection will be on an unfunded basis (uniform will be provided). Closing date for applications is the 28th May 2020.

Applicants should email their team or partnership to charlie@ebu.co.uk

Further information about the events can be found here and here

Junior Camrose and Peggy Bayer 2020

The Junior Camrose Trophy and the Peggy Bayer Trophy take place this weekend, 14th - 16th February in Newport, South Wales.

The Junior Camrose Trophy is contested between England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland with the participants being under the age of 26. The Peggy Bayer Trophy will be contested between England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland with the participants being under the age of 21. The Welsh Bridge Union have generously invited two teams for both competitions from England.

Watch all the action on Bridge Base Online, starting from 7pm on Friday.

The England and EBU teams are as follows:

Hinden Team wins European Mixed Trials

The trials to represent England in the 2020 European National Mixed Teams Championship, has been won by the Hinden team.

The winning team (pictured, left to right: Kay Preddy, Michael Byrne, Frances Hinden, Graham Osborne, Heather Dhondy and Joe Fawcett) topped the four team round robin section of the trial with 86.78 VPs, with the Seale team (Ian Pagan, Catherine Seale, Neil Rosen and Anne Rosen) in second place. The Hinden and Seale team then competed in a head to head final, with the Seale team conceding after 64 boards.

The 2020 European National Mixed Teams Championship, will be held from the 21st to 27th June 2020, in Funchal, Madeira.

  • Results
  • Mixed Trials