August 2015

Summer Meeting underway in Brighton

The Summer Meeting got underway on Friday, when EBU Chairman Jeremy Dhondy welcomed everyone to Brighton for the final time. The 49th Summer Meeting has started well, with entry for the Swiss Pairs higher than last year.

The Summer Meeting Hub is the place for all the news and results from the event and will be updated frequently throughout the congress.

The event programme, with a timetable and full details on each competition, is available to download.

Brian Senior to contribute articles during the Summer Meeting

At the Summer Meeting in Brighton Brian Senior will again be contributing articles on some of the hands he plays during the event.

With only 100 hours to the start of the event, here's his report from the final round of the European Youth Championships to get your bridge brain cells working.

His reports during the event will be posted on the Event Hub, along with results, photographs and more.

There's still time to enter - you can enter on the day, or in advance via 01296 317203,, or through the members area of the website.

Draw made for World Championships

The draw for the World Championships, which take place 26th September to 10th October in Chennai, has been made.

England begin the round robin phase in the Bermuda Bowl against hosts India, and conclude against Argentina.

In the Venice Cup the women's team starts against Poland, and end the opening stage against USA2.

In the D'Orsi Bowl, the senior's begin against Brazil, and finish against Canada.

After the round robin phase, the top teams in each event will progress to the quarter finals.