English Bridge Education & Development is pleased to announce that Lee Guy has been appointed as a trustee of the charity. Lee will initially take the position of Vice Chair and it is intended that he will become Chair when Andy Margetts retires in the summer. The appointment represents the conclusion of the open search for EBED's next Chair announced in January. Lee will be working closely with Andy over the next few months to ensure a smooth handover.
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The Young Bridge Challenge took place this weekend, Saturday 6th March with young players enjoying an afternoon of bridge, this year held online via RealBridge.
Eighty-one players – from the Isle of Wight to Glasgow – fought hard over five hours to win the sought after trophies.
Entries are now welcomed for the Young Bridge Challenge, which we have decided to run again this year – on Saturday March 6th.
The Young Bridge Challenge is an historic annual schools cup competition hosted by EBED. It is a one-day bridge event for school-aged players of all experience levels.
This year the competition will be run online, the exact format will be decided upon once we see how many participants we look likely to get.
EBED is looking to recruit a successor to the current (non-executive) Chair, Andy Margetts, whose term ends this Summer. EBED is the national bridge education charity and its aims include: promoting the game of duplicate bridge; developing learning programmes and training materials (both online and physical) for teachers and students; training bridge teachers and tournament directors; and encouraging youth duplicate bridge throughout England. The EBU is a major donor to EBED.