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Welcome to the Bracknell Bridge League.  
We have been been running a teams-of-four Bridge league in the Bracknell, Wokingham, Crowthorne, Camberley and Yateley area for more than 50 years and currently have three divisions in the League as well as a knockout handicap/pivot competition. New teams are welcome to join, although it is now, unfortunately, too late for the 2017/8 season. Team members do not need to be EBU members, or members of a local club, to play in the league.  You do need a minimum of four players (preferably 5 or 6 to provide reserves), and a venue where you can host your home matches. Please contact info@bracknellbridge.com for more information, or if you wish to register interest in entering a team in the 2018/9 season.

Results and Match Schedule
2017/18 Season:

Division 1

Division 2

Division 3

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Pivot/Handicap Cup

Participating Clubs and Teams (2017/18 Season)

-     Aerospace
-     Ascot
-     Bracknell Forest
-     Bradshaw
-     Camberley
-     Crowthorne
-     Finchampstead
-     Lilly Research
-     Woodley
-     Yateley and Hawley

Quick Links:

Access My EBU

Guide to using LMS

IMP to VP Conversion Table

Handicaps for 2017/18

News

There was a Committee Meeting held on 17 July, which, amongst other things, finalised the League Structure for the 2017/8 season and conducted the draw for the annual Handicap Pivot Teams knockout competition.  A copy of the Minutes is available to view here.                                                   21 Jul 17

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Pivot/Handicap Cup Rules updated.   Following discussions at the AGM, the method of calculating handicaps has been amended to bring it into line with the EBU National Grading Scheme.  The rules for the event have now been updated to reflect this and  can be viewed on the Pivot/Handicap Page.
                                                                                                                                         
31  Jul 17

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Pivot/Handicap Cup Draw now on EBU Knockout.  The EBU Knockout system has now been updated with the results of the draw held on 17 July and Team Captains will now be able to access this thorough their My EBU page in order to input players’ details and the results of matches.  Captains who experience any difficulty in accessing EBU Knockout through their My EBU account should send an email to Dave Lee (dave.lee@bracknellbridge.com) outlining their problem.  

Details of the draw and results may be viewed Here.  

Team Captains are reminded that the First Round must be completed by 22 Oct 17.                31  Jul 17

League Match Schedule and Results Table are now live on LMS. Team Captains will now be able to access LMS thorough their My EBU page in order to input players’ details and start organising their matches. Captains who experience any difficulty in accessing LMS through their My EBU account should send an email to Dave Green (dave.green@bracknellbridge.com) outlining their problem.  There is a guide to using LMS here for those who are either new to LMS, or who wish to remind themselves how to use it.

Team Captains are reminded that, in accordance with Para 5.3 of the League Rules, all matches must be completed by Sun 8 Apr 18.                                                                                                 8 Aug 17

Handicaps for the 2017/18 Pivot competition, based on players’ NGS standings, are now ‘Live’ and can be viewed here. Team Captains are asked to examine this list carefully and email David Pinder (dave.pinder@bracknellbridge.com) with the name and EBU number of any team members not listed. These handicaps will remain in force until the end of the season and will not be revised to take account of any changes in NGS grade until the start of next season.  

Captains who wish to add players to their team later in the Season should also contact David Pinder if the players do not currently appear in the table.                                                                      5 Sep 17

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