#SELECTORS BULLETIN #162 TELTSCHER TRIAL

You are invited to enter the WBU PAIRS TRIAL for the 2023 TELTSCHER taking place in WALES next May.

The PAIRS TRIAL will take place over the weekend of 4th & 5th February 2023 at the Commodore Hotel in Llandrindod Wells.

The entry fee is £100 per pair the Commodore Hotel are offering discounted hotel accommodation.

The closing date for entries is 31st December 2022.

More details are on the entry form which will appear here shortly.

 

#SELECTORS BULLETIN #161 LADY MILNE TRIAL

You are invited to enter the WBU PAIRS TRIAL for the 2023 LADY MILNE taking place in SCOTLAND next April.

The PAIRS TRIAL will take place over the weekend of 21st & 22nd January 2023 at the Commodore Hotel in Llandrindod Wells.

The entry fee is £100 per pair the Commodore Hotel are offering discounted hotel accommodation.

The closing date for entries is 30th November 2022.

More details are on the entry form which will appear here shortly.

 

SELECTORS BULLETIN #160 – CAMROSE TEAM TRIAL

You are invited to enter a TEAM OF FOUR for the WBU TEAMS TRIAL for the 2023 CAMROSE  (taking place in Belfast during January 2023 and Dublin during March 2023).

The WELSH TEAMS TRIAL will take place over the weekend of 1st & 2nd October 2022 at the Commodore Hotel in Llandrindod Wells.

The entry fee is £200 per team and the Commodore Hotel are offering discounted hotel accommodation.

The closing date for entries is 31st August 2022.

More details are on the entry form

https://www.msg.uk.com/bess/?eventcode=WBUCT22

 

SELECTOR’S BULLETIN #159 – 11th European Women’s National Pairs Championship 9th European Seniors’ National Pairs Championship Funchal – Madeira / Portugal

The 11th European Women’s National Pairs Championship and the 9th European Seniors’ National Pairs Championship will be held at the Savoy Palace Hotel in Funchal from 12th to 15th June 2022.

It is anticipated that each Championship will consist of two stages: a Qualifying Stage, and a Final Stage (with an Final A and Final B). However, should the number of participants permit, there will be a one stage all-play-all competition.

Details of the competitions may be changed according to the final
registration of participants. Further information is available in the Supplemental Conditions of Contest on the EBL Website. (http://www.eurobridge.org/regulations/conditions-of-contest/ )

Women and Senior bridge players who are registered members of Zone 1 NBOs and in good standing with their Federation are entitled to participate.

Please contact the Selectors should you want any additional information. Entries close on 10th May 2022

SELECTOR’S BULLETIN #158 – European Women’s Teams Championship, European Mixed Teams Championship and European Seniors’ Championship in Funchal – Madeira

A deadline of 31st March 2022 has been set in order for the Selectors to consider possible Wales teams for the European Women’s Teams Championship, European Mixed Teams Championship and European Seniors’ Teams Championship to be held in Funchal, Madeira over the period 16th – 22nd June 2022.

SELECTOR’S BULLETIN #157 – Lady Milne Update

The Lady Milne will now be held over the weeknd 22nd – 24th April 2022 at:

Holiday Inn Newport
The Coldra
Newport
NP18 2YG

The two teams that had previously been selected are:

Wales
Joan Marray and Andrea Knox
Gilly Clench and Maggie Pierce
Ceri Pierce and Mia Deschepper

WBU
Jennifer Wardell and Mrunalini Dewan
Sheila Shea and Margaret Ann Barnes
Margaret Lane and Lee Collier

Reserve Pair
Vida Halford and Glenda Roberts

The Non-playing Captains will be Julian Pottage (Wales) and Paul Denning (WBU).

SELECTOR’S BULLETIN #155 – Teltscher Trophy

Bob Pitts & Barry Jones have had to withdraw from the Wales Team that was chosen to play in the Teltscher Trophy scheduled to be held in Northern Ireland over the weekend of 20th – 22nd May. They will be replaced by Gilly Clench and Dave Birt, who were initially chosen as the reserve pair.

The Teltscher Trophy team is now:

Alan Stephenson & Peter Kauffmann
Gary Jones & Paul Lamford
Gilly Clench & David Birt
NPC – Simon Gottschalk

SELECTOR’S BULLETIN #154 – 11th European Women’s National Pairs Championship and 9th European Seniors’ National Pairs Championship Funchal – Madeira

11th European Women’s National Pairs Championship and 9th European Seniors’ National Pairs Championship will be held in Funchal – Madeira on 12th – 15th June 2022

The Events are organised by the European Bridge League in cooperation with the Portuguese Bridge Federation at the Savoy Palace Hotel from 12th to 15th June 2022

It is anticipated that each Championship will consist of two stages: a Qualifying Stage, and a Final Stage (Final A and Final B). However, should the number of participants permit, there will be a one stage all-play all (Endless Howell) competition. Details of the competitions may be changed according to the final registration of participants. Further information is available in the Supplemental Conditions of Contest on the EBL Website. (http://www.eurobridge.org/regulations/conditions-of-contest/ ).

All pairs must comprise two players from the same NBO.

To participate in the Seniors Series a player must have been born in 1959 or earlier.

Please contact the Chief Executive and the Selectors for further information.

SELECTOR’S BULLETIN #153 – European National Teams Championships

55th EUROPEAN BRIDGE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

Funchal – Madeira/Portugal

Organised by the European Bridge League – In cooperation with the Portuguese Bridge Federation

The 55th European Bridge Team Championships will be held at Casino Da Madeira & Savoy Palace Hotel on 12th to 22nd June 2022

The Championships consist of four Series: Open, Women, Seniors and Mixed.

All four Championships will be played as a single complete round robin. The number of boards played in each match will be determined and published when the number of participants is known.

The Open Championship will be played over 11 days, and the Women’s, Seniors’ and Mixed Championships will be played over 7 days.

• Open & Mixed Teams will be played at the Casino Da Madeira

• Womens/Seniors Pairs & Teams will be played at the Savoy Palace Hotel

Each member NBO is authorised to enter one team each in the Open, Women, Seniors and Mixed Series.

NBOs must have paid the entry fee and be in good standing with the EBL, including payment of 2022 annual dues to the EBL.