24th European Youth Team Championships

Wroclaw, Poland • 11 - 20 July 2013


  ° Poland
  ° Wroclaw
  ° Venue
  ° Hotels
  ° Format
  ° Programme
  ° Entries
  ° Entry Fees
  ° Rules and Regulations
  ° Contact
Registration - Participants

 • Format

The Championships comprise the following competitions:

  • 24th European Junior Team Championship
  • 11th European Youngsters Team Championship
  • 6th European Girls Team Championship

All events are open to the member countries of the EBL. Each country may be represented by one national team in each series, consisting of 4-6 players, a non-playing captain and, possibly, other officials. The format is a simple round-robin of 20-board matches. In case of a high number of registered teams, the matches could be reduced to 16 boards and eventually 4 matches per day.

 • Programme

The schedule of the matches can be found in the Results page.

 • Entries - Registration

Right of Entry

Each member NBO, not in arrears with its payments to the EBL (including 2013 dues) is authorized to enter one team in the Junior series, one team in the Youngsters series and one team in the Girls series of the Championships.

By entering, each NBO accepts to play against all other NBOs. Entry and subsequent refusal to play will result in disqualification.

Every proposed player must, along with other criteria, satisfy the EBL Credentials Committee that:

  a.   he/she was born on or after 1 January 1988 (Junior or Girls series) or 1 January 1993 (Youngsters series); and either
  b1.   he/she is nominated by the NBO of the country of his birth or the NBO of which such nominated player first became a member, and has not, during the current or immediately preceding calendar year, represented a different NBO in any WBF competition or any zonal or intra-zonal competition; or
  b2.   he/she is nominated by the NBO of the country of his citizenship or bona fide residence and has not, during the current or immediately preceding two calendar years, represented a different NBO in any WBF competition or any zonal or intra-zonal competition.


All entries must be made electonically via this website (not by email), before 15 May 2013 (team registration) and 31 May 2013 (team roster).

 • Entry Fees

NBOs who did not participate in the European Youth Team Championships held in Jesolo 2007, Brasov 2009, or Albena 2011 are entitled to pay reduced entry fees, as below.

Events Entry Fees Reduced Entry Fees*
Junior Teams €1,000 €750
Youngsters Teams €800 €500
Girls Teams €800 €500

All entry fees must be paid by bank transfer (see below) before 15 May 2013 to the following address.

31 Chequer Street
St Albans AL1 3YN – UK -
IBAN: GB82MIDL 4005 1571 2825 45
(to be mentioned)

 • Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations

To see the supplementary conditions of contest click here.

The schedule of matches for the upcoming Youth Teams Championships in Wroclaw is the following.

Junior Teamsá Youngsters Teamsá Girls Teamsá

áClick hereáto find the Systems registered by the teams.

Dress Code

The EBL has a policy which seeks to encourage NBOs to provide teams participating in the European Championships to be dressed in appropriate uniforms which incorporate a badge or emblem identifying the country those players are representing. All players, captains and coaches of the participating teams are required to wear T-shirts, polo shirts, shirts or blouses that are of the same colour and contain the NBO's logo.

 • Contact

For further information, please contact Catherine Vitry at the EBL Secretariat:

European Bridge League
36 Ter, Route de la Croix
F-56860 SÚnÚ

Tel : +33 6 45 57 93 60
Fax : +33 2 97 66 36 29
Mail : secretariat@europeanbridge.org

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