Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association  

 

The Great Northern Swiss Pairs

Holders:John Holland & Clive Owen

29-30th September 2018

  THIS IS A NATIONAL GREEN POINT EVENT  

and will incorporate an
IMPROVERS SWISS 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 last weekend in September. 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.
(Room rates £99 single, £109 double)
Booking can be either by telephone or through their website.
If booking by phone (0113 244 2000), please choose Option 1 - reference GNSP18.

Programme:
Saturday, 29th 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, 30th 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. -- 2.30 p.m. Lunch* (Improvers' Swiss Pairs)
 2.00 p.m. -- 5.00 p.m. Matches 10 - 12
 2.30 p.m. -- 4.30 p.m. Improvers' Swiss 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 2018
     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 Premier Life Master or above
(C) no Premier 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 GNSP18 + 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:   The City Train Station is approximately a three minute walk to the hotel. Leave via the new South Entrance located on the south concourse above Platform 16. Bear left after exiting and cross the foot bridge onto Little Neville Street. Walk to the end of Little Neville Street. The Hilton Leeds City is located on the left hand side.

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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