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CALENDAR

OF EVENTS

CLUB SELECTION

s FEBRUARY 2008

9 - 10 Tollemache Cup Final

Hinckley

NEWS NEWS

10 G.W. Arnott-Davidson

Trophy Qualifier

UNDER-28 CHAMPIONSHIP

World Bridge Games – Youth Series

16 - 17

London, Sheffield

Junior Camrose Weekend Duplimate Seminar (formerly known as the Olympiad)

England

at Stratford-on-Avon B.C. at 2pm Beijing 3rd-18th October 2008

22 - 24 Spring Congress

Harrogate on 15th March 2008

23 Golfprint Regional Finals (until 5pm or as long as interest lasts) THE World Bridge Federation has introduced

Various an Under-28 series for the Mind Sports Olym-

s MARCH 2008 PER Jannersten and the EBU invite you to a piad to be held in Beijing in October 2008.

1-2 Ranked Masters Pairs seminar for those who already use a Duplimate The English Bridge Union Selection Com-

Hinckley machine, or are intending to acquire one, and mittee invites applications from partnerships,

6 - 16 (American Spring wish to learn more about the ins and outs of both members of which are under 28, or will

Nationals

Detroit) duplimated deals. The seminar, including attain the age of 28 during 2008. The selection

7-9 Camrose – final weekend afternoon tea/coffee and biscuits, is free of process will be dependent on the number of

Republic of Ireland charge for EBU affiliated clubs and county applications, and if appropriate, a Trial will be

8 One-day events:

Avon / Wiltshire, associations. It consists of three parts: held on 29th-30th March 2008.

Leicestershire, i. Software related issues Applications should be sent to Dawn

9

London, Manchester

One-day events:

• Import/Export of deal files to/from Mertens at The English Bridge Union,

Avon / Wiltshire, Channel

various bridge software. Broadfields, Bicester Road, Aylesbury HP19

Islands, Leicestershire, • How your club can show (tourna- 8AZ. E-mail: dawn@ebu.co.uk.

London, Merseyside ment) deals in vu-graph style.

14 - 16 Cumbria Congress

Bowness-on-Windermere • How to tailor-make deals, e.g. for PREMIER LEAGUE

15 Young Bridge Challenge classes.

(inc Schools Cup)

Loughborough

• Publishing of deals (and results) in The EBU Selection Committee is to re-

various ways, styles and formats. introduce the Premier League in 2008. The

16 National Newcomers Pairs

Counties ii. Hardware related issues League will replace the existing schedule of

16 National Pairs Regional

Finals

• How to prevent fouled boards and Trials for Open events, and will be used for

how to get maximum output from a international representation for the 2009

Bradford, Bristol,

Leatherhead, Solihull, dealing machine. Camrose Trophy and other international

Peterborough iii. Workshop events. Entrants will not be obliged to take up

21 G.W. Arnott-Davidson

Trophy Final

• Workshop for those who have (or opportunities for representation if earned or

London

might be acquiring) a Duplimate. offered.

21 - 22 Under-25 Pairs • Free service and support for those The precise format will be determined when

London who bring their Duplimate. Any entries are confirmed. It is anticipated that the

21 - 23 Easter Festival expensive spare parts, and/or repairs League will be played over a maximum of three

Blackpool

21 - 24 Easter Festival that cannot be carried out on the spot, weekends in Autumn 2008, and the dates will

London are not included in this offer. be publicised as soon as possible.

22 Under-19 Pairs Final The seminar will be conducted by Per Applications are invited from teams of 4, 5

London

28 - 30 Seniors Trials Jannersten, an authority on the organization of or 6, which should be sent to Dawn Mertens,

London bridge tournaments and the proprietor of the contact details as above, accompanied by a

28 - 30 Cornwall Congress company which supplies the Duplimates. brief resumé of the team’s recent performance.

Falmouth

29 Golfprint National Final

Please register by emailing krys@ebu.co.uk or

TBA by post to Club Liaison Officer, EBU, Broad-

30 Portland Pairs

Various

fields, Bicester Road, Aylesbury, HP19 8AZ.

Places are limited, so first come, first served!

Notes

30 - 31 Isle of Man Congress

Isle of Man Closing date for registration: 10th March 2008. APRIL BGB SPRING SIM PAIRS: note this is

being held on Tuesday 8th, Wednesday 9th

s APRIL 2008 and Thursday 10th instead of Wednesday,

4-6 Really Easy Spring Break Thursday and Friday.

Derby YOUR MEMBERSHIP

8-10 BGB Spring Sim Pairs DEVON COUNTY CONGRESS: the date in the

Clubs RENEWAL INVITATION EBU Diary is no longer correct. The Congress

11 - 13 Lady Milne Trophy

Scotland FORM FOR 2008-2009 will now be held on April 18-20.

11 - 13 Norfolk Congress CORNWALL CONGRESS: this will be held on

Kings Lynn IS INCLUDED April 25-26 at the Falmouth Beach Hotel (not

18 - 20 Devon County Congress

Torquay

WITH THIS ISSUE on April 9-11 in Newquay).

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