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The EBU, in conjunction with the EBL and the WBF, has updated our acclaimed series of TD Videos to bring them in line with the 2017 Laws of Duplicate Bridge. The new videos, together with three of the original ones that have not been superseded, are available on the Laws & Ethics section of the website.

Stansfield Bridge Club support our junior teams

As reported in April’s English Bridge, Stansfield Bridge Club have been raising money to help our four junior teams go to China for the world championships in August. Local artist Rui Paes donated prints of his original artwork “Dr Double” to be sold with all proceeds going to the junior fund and this week the club presented us with a cheque for £1300.

Pictured are (L to R) Gordon Rainsford (EBU general manager), Richard Evans (club chairman), Rui Paes and Jerry Cope (EBU treasurer).

Natt does double at Spring Bank Holiday Congress

Shahzaad Natt was the winner of the main pairs and teams competitions at the Spring Bank Holiday Congress in Stratford. Playing with David Bakhshi he won the Championships Pairs, ahead of Ben Norton - his partner in August's World Youth Team Championships - and fellow participant in China, Stephen Kennedy, with Eddie Lucioni & John Dakin in third.

Shahzaad then teamed up with Nathalie Shashou, Nick Sandqvist, & Stefano Tommasini (picture here) to win the Swiss Teams, with Mark Hodgson, Maggie Jones, Bill Taylor & Robert Miller in second.

The B Final in the Championship Pairs was won emphatically by Marusa Basa & Diana Nettleton (picture here), almost 5% ahead of Susan Johnson & Steve Root.

Those not reaching the A or B Final, or joining the Congress on the second day, contested a Swiss Pairs which was won by Nevena Senior & Martin Lee, with Phil Downham & Chris Mooney in second.

June issue of English Bridge out now

The June 2018 issue of English Bridge is out now and will be delivered to eligible members in the next few days.

The online version, which contains extra content, is available via My EBU (use the 'Magazine' link in the top right corner of the My EBU webpage). More information on accessing and using the online version is available here.


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