Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association  


on behalf of the

is pleased to present

The Northern Easter Festival

Friday 30th March to Sunday 1st April 2018

at the  Hilton Hotel
Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4BX    tel: 0113 244 2000

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(Blue Points for Mixed/Open Pairs only)
The Congress will incorporate
to be played on Friday afternoon alongside the main Congress
(Please click on the above for more information)
Please ring through and speak to the events department.
Obviously they have to release the rooms at this time for other people
than the Bridge to take but you may be able to do a deal.
Room rates: £89 on the Friday B&B, £139 on the Saturday B&B (because it is the Easter weekend)
Rates are per person where two people share a room. Add £10 per night for single occupancy. Note that if you are staying on Saturday, you should book B&B only as dinner will be included in the entry fee for the bridge. Booking can be either by telephone or through their website.
If booking by phone (0113 244 2000), please choose Option 1 - reference NEF 18.
Friday, 30th1.30 p.m. -- 5.10 p.m. Mixed and Open Pairs, Improvers Pairs
7.00 p.m. -- 10.40 p.m. Swiss Pairs (4 x 7-board matches)
Saturday, 31st1.30 p.m. -- 5.15 p.m. Swiss Pairs (4 x 7-board matches)
5.15 p.m. -- 6.30 p.m. Complimentary 2-course hot buffet supper
6.30 p.m. -- 9.15 p.m. Swiss Pairs (3 x 7-board matches)
Sunday, 1st11.30 a.m. -- 7.15 p.m. Swiss Teams (7 x 7-board matches)
Master Points:
All events are fully Green Pointed, save for the Mixed and Open Pairs on the Friday afternoon
for which Blue Points will be awarded
Entry Fees per player: (Juniors - discounted)
A  Full Congress£100(J £58) *
B  Swiss Pairs£66(J £41) *
C  Swiss Teams £30(J £15)
D  Mixed/Open Pairs £10(J £5)
H  Improvers Pairs £10(J £5)
* Includes a two-course hot buffet supper
If you are entering the Swiss Teams and require a buffet lunch please add £12 per person to your entry fee
Enquiries & entries to: Stuart Davies  [stuart@svd1.uk]
01274 5984084 Moorhead Lane, Shipley, BD18 4JH
Cheques should be made payable to YCBA
You may also pay from your EBU account
However, if you wish you may pay by bank transfer as follows:
Sort code 16-23-37   A/c No.00225326   Quote ref: NEF18+your surname

Directions to Hilton Leeds City Hotel
Address: Neville Street, Leeds LS1 4BX

By train:   Leave Leeds Station via the main exit near Marks and Spencer's. Cross the road via the pedestrian crossing and go down the staircase to the right of the taxi rank. At the bottom of the stairs take a right turn and continue along the road and under the railway bridge. Hilton Leeds City Hotel is located approximately 200yds on the right.

By car:   Hilton Leeds City Hotel is conveniently located just off the M621. From the M1 and M62 join the M621 signposted Leeds City Centre. Leave the M621 at junction 3, Hilton is located about 3/4 mile on the left. For satellite navigation the postcode is LS1 4BX.

Parking:   Car parking available but will be charged by the hotel (£5 per day or £10 overnight.) The car park is located underneath the hotel. It is advisable to drive slowly when approaching the hotel as the car park can be easily missed.


EBU Web page

Directions to Hilton

Improvers Pairs

Events Calendar

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