Guernsey Bridge Congress

St Pierre Park Hotel, 13th - 19th September 2021

The venue St Pierre Park Hotel is set in beautiful gardens and just one mile from the picturesque harbour of St Peter Port. The town is a short stroll with all its facilities, shopping and restaurants, and boat trips to the islands.

To enter

Entries: Should be to Martin Jones (martin.j@cwgsy.net or 07781154517) with funds made payable to CICBA(Guernsey) via bank transfer (Lloyds Sort code 309373 Account 01275497) and EBU credits will be taken into account.

For cheque payments, please make payable to CICBA(Guernsey) and post to:
Martin Jones
Braye Lodge
Braye du Valle
St Sampson
Guernsey
GY2 4RB

Timetable
Day Times Description
Monday 13th 14:30-17:45 Mixed Teams session 1*
Monday 13th 19:45-23:00 Mixed Teams session 2*
Tuesday 14th 14:30-17:45 Mixed Pairs session 1*
Tuesday 14th 19:45-23:00 Mixed Pairs session 2*
Wednesday 15th 14:30-17:45 Pivot Teams
Wednesday 15th 19:45-23:00 IMP Pairs
Thursday 16th 14:30-19:30 Swiss Pairs Session 1
Friday 17th 11:00-19:30 Swiss Pairs Session 2 & 3
Saturday 18th 11:00-19:30 Swiss Teams Session 1 & 2
Sunday 19th 11:00-16:00 Swiss Teams Session 3

*Single sex pairs or teams will be allowed to play in the mixed events but will not be able to win the trophies or first prizes.

Entry Fees
Event Code Event Price (per person)
(A) Full Congress £200
(B) Swiss Pairs £80
(C) Swiss Teams £80
(D) Both Swiss Events £140
(E) Mixed Pairs (Tues - 2 sessions) £25
(F) Mixed Teams (Mon - 2 sessions) £25
(G) Pivot Teams (Wed - single session) £15
(H) IMP Pairs (Wed - single session) £15
(I) All Mon - Wed events (6 sessions) £70

Entry fees are per player and should be made in advance.

Master Points

Swiss Pairs, Swiss Teams, Mixed Pairs and Mixed Teams: Fully Green Pointed Wednesday single-session events: Blue Points on the National Congress scale

Agreements

Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events.

Covid

The Civil Contingencies Authority (CCA) has announced the travel rules that will be in place from 1 July 2021. These are slightly different to those that were announced previously and are laid out below.

If you are fully vaccinated and 14 days have passed since your second vaccination, there will be no isolation or testing requirements if you are arriving from the Common Travel Area. This means you will be in the “blue channel” travel category.

If you are not fully vaccinated or if you have had both doses of vaccination but 14 days have not passed since your second dose, then country and region categories will apply as normal. More info on categories can be found at: https://covid19.gov.gg/guidance/travel/countries.

The Common Travel Area (CTA) includes the United Kingdom, the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey, the Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland.

Travel:

Fast ferry from Poole, Conventional ferry from Portsmouth and Aurigny and Blue islands airlines.

Venue and Tariff

Visitors to the Guernsey Congress have a free choice of hotel and travel arrangements. Please visit: www.visitguernsey.com Early reservation of hotel accommodation and flights is strongly recommended. Healthcare in Guernsey Please be aware that the provision of healthcare in Guernsey is not part of the National Health Service, and nor is the European Health Insurance Card valid. Visitors to the island should therefore ensure that they have adequate travel insurance to cover the costs of treatment, should any be necessary during the congress. For more information see here (option iv). Things to do in Guernsey