15th – 17th April 2022, York Marriott, Ilkley
The details for the venue in 2022 are not yet confirmed. Further details will be updated in due course.
The event is run by Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association on behalf of the EBU. Their website is available at www.ycba.co.uk
Please enter with Yorkshire CBA, and not with the EBU. See below for details
Swiss Pairs - Robin Jepson & Alan Brosgill
Swiss Teams - Jackie Pye, John Holland, Alan Mould, Michael Newman
Mixed Pairs - David Harrison & Jill Rushton
Improvers Pairs - Andrew & Kathy Pearson
Improvers Teams - Katherine Libbert, Jon Crook, Andrew Pearson, Kathy Pearson
Open Pairs - Andrew Thompson & Dan Crofts
Not held in 2020 or 2021
|Friday 15th April||1.30 pm - 5.10 pm||Mixed & Open pairs|
|1.30 pm - 5.10 pm||Improvers Pairs|
|7.00 pm - 10.40 pm||Swiss Pairs (four x 7-board matches)|
|Saturday 16th April||1.30 pm - 5.15 pm||Swiss Pairs (four x 7-board matches)|
|5.15 pm - 6.30 pm||Complimentary 2 course hot buffet supper|
|6.30 pm - 9.15 pm||Swiss Pairs (three x 7-board matches)|
|Sunday 17th April||11.30 am - 7.15 pm||Swiss Teams (seven x 7-board matches)|
|with buffet lunch break after three matches|
|12.30 am - 4.00 pm||Improvers Teams|
|A Full Congress||TBC|
|B Swiss Pairs||TBC|
|C Swiss Teams||TBC|
|D Mixed/Open Pairs||TBC|
|IP Improver's pairs||TBC|
|IT Improver's Teams||TBC|
Entry fees are per player and should be made in advance. Fees for 2022 are still to be confirmed
The Swiss events are fully Green Pointed; the Mixed and Open Pairs award Blue Points.
Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events, except the Really Easy Afternoon, which is level 2.
Venue and Tariff
The venue is the York Marriott Hotel, Ilkley, next to the racecourse.
Room rates B&B £235 per night for double occupancy, £225 single occupancy.
There will be free parking (first come first served) and free tea & coffee throughout the congress.
Cheques should be made payable to YCBA. Unfortunately payments cannot be made in credit/debit cards. You can however also pay by bank transfer as follows: Sort code 09 - 02 - 22 Account no. 10861509 Quote ref. NEF20+surname
If you wish to use a credit from your EBU account please contact the EBU Competitions Department (01296 317203, or email@example.com) and they will make a transfer to the YCBA. Please then email Stuart confirming details of your entry.
2021 - event not held
2020 - event not held
2011 results - no event
Northern Easter Festival Pairs - the history
Find a partner/team mates
If you are looking for a partner or team mates for this congress, please email firstname.lastname@example.org