Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association  

 

The Great Northern Swiss Pairs

Holders:Fiona Brown & Helen Erichsen

30th September & 1st October 2017

  THIS IS A NATIONAL GREEN POINT EVENT  

and will incorporate an
IMPROVERS PAIRS
to be played on Sunday alongside the main competition

at the  Hilton Hotel
Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4BX    tel: 0113 244 2000

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Played in Leeds and run by the YCBA on behalf of the EBU on the first weekend in October. This event consists of twelve 7-board matches. Scoring is by traditional Match Points converted to Victory Points and using current round assigning

Accommodation:
Please ring through and speak to Nicola in the events department.
Obviously they have to release the rooms at this time for other people
than the Bridge to take but you may be able to do a deal.
(Room rates were: £89 single, £99 double)
Booking can be either by telephone or through their website.
If booking by phone (0113 244 2000), please choose Option 1 - reference GNSP 17.

Programme:
Saturday, 30th 1.30 p.m. -- 5.30 p.m. Matches 1 - 4
 5.30 p.m. -- 6.45 p.m. Supper*
 6.45 p.m. -- 9.45 p.m. Matches 5 - 7
 
Sunday, 1st 11.15 a.m. -- 1.15 p.m. Matches 8 - 9
 12 noon -- 1.15 p.m. Improvers' Pairs
 1.15 p.m. -- 2.00 p.m. Lunch* (Swiss Pairs)
 1.15 p.m. -- 2.00 p.m. Lunch* (Improvers' Pairs)
 2.00 p.m. -- 5.00 p.m. Matches 10 - 12
 2.00 p.m. -- 4.15 p.m. Improvers' Pairs
  
  * Complimentary 2-course hot buffet supper on Saturday
  & hot lunch on Sunday are included in the entry fee.
  Please note the amended times.
Entry Fees:£75 per player (£150 per pair)
Juniors £53 per player (under 25 on first day of event)
Improvers £19 per player
Closing date for entries is 27th September 2016
     Green Point Awards:
0.25 green point per match won and 0.13 green point per match drawn
Bonus ranking awards are stratified:
(A) overall ranking to the top quarter
(B) no Life Master or above
(C) no Regional Master or above
Enquiries & entries to: Stuart Davies  [stuart@svd1.uk]
4 Moorhead Lane, Shipley, BD18 4JH
Cheques should be made payable to YCBA
You may also pay by bank transfer to sort code 16-23-37
account number 00225326, quoting reference GNSP17 + surname
If paying by either of these methods, please email Stuart Davies
confirming details of your entry.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept payment by credit/debit card.


Directions to Hilton Leeds City Hotel
Address: Neville Street, Leeds LS1 4BX

By train:   Leave Leeds Station via the main exit near Marks and Spencer's. Cross the road via the pedestrian crossing and go down the staircase to the right of the taxi rank. At the bottom of the stairs take a right turn and continue along the road and under the railway bridge. Hilton Leeds City Hotel is located approximately 200yds on the right.

By car:   Hilton Leeds City Hotel is conveniently located just off the M621. From the M1 and M62 join the M621 signposted Leeds City Centre. Leave the M621 at junction 3, Hilton is located about 3/4 mile on the left. For satellite navigation the postcode is LS1 4BX.

Parking:   Car parking available but will be charged by the hotel (£5 per day or £10 overnight.) The car park is located underneath the hotel. It is advisable to drive slowly when approaching the hotel as the car park can be easily missed.

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