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EBU News

WOULD YOU LIKE PLAY MORE CARDS WITH BAKER TILLY

TO HELP US DEVELOP

THE GAME YOU LOVE?

THE EBU is delighted to sponsorship will assist the EBU

by Sally Bugden announce that Baker Tilly – the with its plans to take the game

leading national independent to more people.’

THE EBU Youth and Education duplicate bridge is promo- firm of chartered accountants Baker Tilly provides a range

Trust has been created to ted for young people with- and business advisers – is of accountancy and business

provide funding to advance in England and abroad. sponsoring the production of advisory services to assist with

knowledge in the playing of • To provide and organise its playing cards once again.

Baker Tilly are also venturing

a full spectrum of advice from

compliance to facilitating

duplicate bridge for young tuition for young people to

people in full time education. learn duplicate bridge into sponsorship of our two growth. Their teams of spe-

For many years the English within schools and univer- Easter Bridge Festivals in cialists bring a wide range of

Bridge Union has been suffering sities in England. London and the North. The experience in a variety of disci-

from a declining youth mem- sponsorship package is worth plines, with industry specific

bership and a decreasing ability We have had several donations £20,000 over two years. knowledge of the latest practi-

to invest in Youth Bridge. The to the Trust which have enabled Tamsin Dickinson, Baker ces and emerging issues.

new Trust is intended to provide additional training to be sup- Tilly’s National Marketing Dir- For further information

funds for many worthwhile plied to our U20 and U25 ector, said: ‘We are pleased to about Baker Tilly, visit their

projects and enterprises which squads. continue to be involved with website www.bakertilly.co.uk

will help young people access So if bridge has given you a lot the EBU and the provision of where you will find a full range

and develop their bridge. The of pleasure and you feel you high-quality bridge tourna- of services, case studies and

Trust is fully independent of the would like to make a donation ments. We hope that our your nearest contact.

English Bridge Union and will to spread the enjoyment of the

devote its funds to some or all of game to young people, please

the following which are listed in consider the EBU Youth and

the Trust Document: Education Trust. You can give

in numerous ways: a one-off

GREAT

• Publicising the educational

merits of duplicate bridge

donation, or you can spread

your donation via a monthly NORTHERN

as an activity for the deve-

lopment of young people.

standing order, both of which

can be Gift Aided if you pay UK SWISS PAIRS

• Promoting the encourage- tax – which means an additional

ment of young bridge 28p can be claimed from the tax 4th – 5th October 2008

players within the English authorities for every £1 donated.

Bridge Union. You may even like to remember Birchwood Park Centre

• Providing support for the Trust in your Will.

Risley, near Warrington

young English bridge For further information on

players to attend duplicate how to donate, please contact

bridge activities organised Barry Capal, the Trust’s secre- The event will be butler (IMP) N

by the English Bridge tary, on 01296 317 200. He will FO EW

scored and it will be stratified. There RM

Union and/or Bridge Great supply you with all the practical AT

will be green points and prizes for three

Britain and/or European information you need. If you

Bridge League and/or would like to read the full Trust categories of players: the top category

World Bridge Federation. Deed, please visit our website containing at least one Life Master or above, the

• To collect and disseminate www.ebu.co.uk and follow the second category for pairs containing no Life Master

information as to how links. or above, and the third category containing no

Regional Master or above.

The EBU is pleased to announce a series of one-day Entries to EBU Competitions Department

regional seminars on the new laws for club and

01296 317203 fax 01296 317220

county tournament directors and anyone interested

in the laws of the game. Details on page 38. or e-mail comps@ebu.co.uk

www.ebu.co.uk August 2008 English Bridge 31

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