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England win Junior Camrose and Peggy Bayer. Click for leaderboards and other details

MOYLAN TROPHY 2019
This event will be held over the weekend April 6th-7th, provisionally in Malahide.
Any partnerships wishing to be considered as part of the NIBU contingent should let Michael know (mjmcfaul@gmail.com) no later than midnight on Sunday February 24th.

Click for details of 2nd European Universities Mind Sport Championship (Bridge and Chess)

Click for details of 27th EUROPEAN YOUTH BRIDGE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

Event Start End Venue
Feb-19      
Junior Camrose/Peggy Bayer Fri 15 Sun 17 La Mon
Robb Cup, click for details Mon 18   Derryvolgie
North Down Pairs Sun 24   Clandeboye GC
Intermediate Pairs Wed 27   KMBC

Due to circumstance beyond our control:-
The Spring Congress will NOT now take place on
4-5 May 2019 at La Mon Hotel & Country Club
It will either be rearranged or cancelled.

Click to read EBL and FIGB suspension letters


Click here for details of the 2nd WBF Online YOUTH TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIP (February – July, 2019) For more details contact Harold Curran

Click for details of Senior Congress in Cavan and the Novice and Intermediate Congress in Althlone

See flyer and 2nd letter about 9th EUROPEAN OPEN BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS in Istanbul in June

Winners and 2nd in the N.I. Teams. Click for full results

Check 2 articles on Bridge in the Newsletter

https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/card-game-seeking-to-bridge-age-gap-in-northern-ireland-1-8762617

https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/on-the-hunt-for-the-news-letter-s-1917-bridge-correspondent-1-8762618

Click for letter about 9th EUROPEAN OPEN BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS in Istanbul in June

Click to read note from the International Committee

See Teltscher Trials Notice for trials early February

Winners and 2nd in the N.I. Pairs. Click for full results

The Lady Milne team has been selected.

See the team for the first Camrose weekend in Wales.

Due to a clash with the Premier League the next Council meeting has been changed from 12th to 11th December, 6.30 in Corrs Corner.

Please see article on schools bridge

The teams to represent Ulster in the Inter-provincials have been selected

Apologies for the incorrect date change, the NI Teams will now be held on 20th January in New York Hotel, Portstewart.

See letter to EBL from Paul Porteus

See WBF minutes for 27th September 2018

Ryan Lightowler and Craig Smylie (pictured on right) who finished 3rd in the IBU under 26 trials

Team winners at the Autumn Congress 2018


The league and cup draws have been made and are on our results website.

See EBL President letter to NBOs

Photos of some of the prize winners at the Ciara Burns Gala Pairs

The Inter A's
Inter B's
Novices

Read the Camrose Trials Notice for this season.

Read details of University of Stirling Research project into the benefits of playing bridge.

Check videos for help with Tournament Direction

The teams have been selected for the Sonya Britton Trophy

Encouraging bridge at school level

Suspensions letter at EBL.

See notice for IBU Trials for Mixed Teams

Our Seniors at the Teltscher

NEW DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS(GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulations came into effect from 25th May 2018.
Please read the attached forms and ensure that they are in effect in your clubs.
What is GDPR   Club Privacy notice template    Membership Form template


Some winners at the NIBU Spring Congress
There was a very large turnout for the Northern Pairs held in Derry on Sunday 29th April where the Bergins gave prizes and Eric McNicholl, the Director, managed to overcome difficult seating issues to allow the event to complete. Details below.
Cass O'Donnell and Ian Hamilton win the Northern Pairs. Click for full results
Elbha and Stan win the North Down Pairs. Click for full results
Well done Bill Scott and Drew Lindsay, winners of the East Down Pairs. Click for full results
Robin Burns and Ian Hamilton win the MidUlster Pairs. Click for full results
Peggy Bayer Team
Xander Todd, Molly O’Donnell, Lauren Colville, Lucy O’Kane, Conor Gallagher, Luke McGarvey, Sandie Millership NPC
Junior Camrose Team
Wayne Somerville NPC, Gavin Irvine, Phil Adams, Craig Smylie, Ridwan Farouki, John-William Carey , Ryan Lightowler
Peggy Bayer team 2017

A very successful Robb Cup for Intermediate Pairs was organised by Pat Johnson. See full results here

Anne Turkington & Geraldine Markey, winners of the Robb Cup, with Anne Hassan.

Kelvin&Malone have asked that team captains please do not arrange Cup matches for a Tuesday night - this is a club night in both rooms and the availability of free tables cannot be guaranteed.

EBL Senior age limits are changing from 2018 on.

Please feel free to comment or query by email to greer