The Summer Meeting

The Summer Meeting is now less than two weeks away, so this is a final reminder of all that we have on offer for individuals, and clubs, who are joining us in Brighton.
If you haven’t already made your members aware of the event, please help us to spread the word, and encourage as many to attend as possible

A £50 discount for players

Any member booking for the Full Congress in 2015 will receive a £50 reduction on their cost of entry for the Full Congress in 2016. Coupled with the planned reduction in entry fees in 2016, we hope this will encourage an increased attendance for both congresses.

Discount for club group bookings

As was the case last year, we are offering clubs the opportunity to come as a group to our midweek afternoon events, and receive a significant discount off their entry fee. Clubs are invited to take advantage of our midweek special - 'buy one get one free' when entering ten pairs.

For a payment of £100 a club can secure places for up to ten pairs in the following events

These events are all single-sessions and blue points will be awarded.

An eleventh pair, or above, will also be allowed half-price entry (£5 per person). The offer applies when all club members take part in the same afternoon session (so the entry can be split across the two events on Friday afternoon if preferred). Not all ten places need be filled, so you can still make a saving if only coming as a group of six to nine pairs.

To take advantage of the offer, please see this entry form.

Club Tournament Director Training Courses

At the Summer Meeting English Bridge Education and Development will be running Club Tournament Director Training Courses. These are a suite of courses to equip participants with the necessary skills which will enable them to run events at a local level.
For information on the contents of the course, please visit

The schedule is:
Monday 11th August - Essentials
Tuesday 12th August – Book rulings
Wednesday 13th August – Judgement rulings
Thursday 14th August – Assessment

These courses are available on a buy-one-get-one-free basis, so two club members can attend each session for the price of one. The pricing structure will change at the end of August, so take the opportunity to attend at the current rates.

Please spread the word

We hope that there will be enough interest that you may attend as a group from your club, but if that is not the case then we hope that you will still encourage your members to join us. Information on the events is available on our website:

The Summer Meeting - for information on the full congress
Weekend Challenge Events – for information on the prestigious multi-day competitions which take place on the weekends.
One Day Events – for information on the single day competitions: multi-session events at the weekends, and single session events on weekdays.
Really Easy Congress – First Step events for those who have recently learned to play, and Next Step events for club players wanting to move their game forward by playing in a congress for the first time.

Thank you for your support of the event, and we hope to see you and your members (perhaps as a group booking) in Brighton.