LIST OF REGIONAL & NATIONAL TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS

Movement (Howell) Cards :

Click on the links below for pairs and teams movements

Pairs Movements

Team Movements


The next Basic Level Club Tournament Director’s Course has not yet been scheduled.  If you are interested in doing a course please contact Bernard Higgins on bernardhiggins@gmail.com (or 087-9880115) or Michael O’Malley on mikeandfu@gmail.com (or 086-8444429).  

Score Bridge Course: to be advised. 

BridgeMate Course:  Date to be advised.   Templeogue Bridge Centre

If you would like to attend the Scorebridge or Bridgemate course please contact Michael or Bernard on the above phone numbers or by email.

 

 


New WBF Victory Point scales

The World Bridge Federation has issued new recommended Victory Point scales, which is in force in CBAI events since 1st September 2013

The Simple (Discreet) Scale

The Simple Scale is suitable for club competitions

Click here for the updated Simple VP scales.

Continuous VP Scale

The Continuous Scale is used for National and Regional competitions

and extends to two decimal places

Click here for the updated Continuous VP Scales (please excuse spelling error in PDFs)

NEW REGULATION ON DOUBLES

– IN OPERATION SINCE 1 September 2010

Any double on the first round of bidding of a one or two level suit bid is deemed to be for takeout; all other doubles are deemed to be for penalties unless otherwise alerted.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

These came into effect from 1 September 2009

Announcements in the following 3 instances will be made each time the bid is made:

1. When partner opens 1NT you state the range e.g. “12-14”

2. When partner opens a “short” or “prepared” minor, you say “could be short”.

3. When partner responds 2D or 2H as a “Transfer” – you say”Transfer”.

Changes to Laws in 2007 Review – Click Here

  • The following links are to  relevant Bridge Laws & Ethics.
  • Tournament Director Training Courses are run initially at regional level so please contact your Regional Secretary for further details
  • Tournament Direction Books & Bridge Law Books are available from the 1-Stop Bridge Shop
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