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Plymouth Congress

This event will not take place in 2021-2022

This congress is run by the West Section and is held annually in Plymouth in September or October.
This event counts towards the Kevin and Ann Slee Trophy (Victor Ludorum).
Players must be members of the EBU.

Plymouth Congress 2020

This congress features a two session Championship Pairs (qualifying and final/consolation) on Saturday followed by a six-match blue pointed Swiss Teams on Sunday.


There will be a 1hr to 1.5hr break between the sessions and reasonably-priced meals can be pre-ordered (before play commences). Drinks from the bar and coffee/tea will also be available to purchase on arrival and in the break.


In the Championship Pairs, prizes will be awarded to the leading qualifiers, and to the leaders in the final and in the consolation final. In the Swiss Teams, prizes will be awarded to the leading teams and wine prizes for each round. The number and value of prizes will depend on numbers taking part.

The 2019 Programme

Day Times Description
Saturday 1pm to 4.30pm Championship Pairs, Qualifying Round
Short tea/coffee break (no charge)
  6pm to 9.30pm Championship Pairs Final for top pairs
Consolation Final
Sunday 11am to 1pm Swiss Teams (2 x 8-board matches)
  2.30pm to 7pm Swiss Teams (4 x 8-board matches)
Short tea/coffee break (no charge)

The Holders

2019 Championship Pairs winners: Ian Walsh and Stefan Lindfors

2019 Swiss Teams winners: Warner Solomon, Rob Lawy, Jim Grant and Alex Maddocks