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This tournament is for Bronze Members of the SBU.  Each team may have 1 Silver member of the SBU, and may have up to 8 participants.  Matches are currently being played over 7, 8 or 9 weeks depending on the number of entrants.

Dates for 2024 / 2025 are:

 Bronze League 4Q24 - From Wednesday 18th September to Wednesday 27th November 2024. 

 Bronze League 1Q25 - From Wednesday 15th January to Wednesday 26th March 2025.

 Bronze League 2Q25 - From Wednesday 16th April to Wednesday 25th June 2025.

Enhanced Local Masterpoints are awarded to teams winning their match; in addition to masterpoints there were financial prizes awarded to the first and second team in each division, so it is possible to get some or all of your entry fee back for ending a division in first or second place.


Registration for the next Iteration of the Bronze League, BL-4Q24 will open in mid-August 2024. About 4 weeks will be allowed for registration of new and returning teams. 

The Bronze League Web pages can be found below:




The Bronze League is generally scheduled to play online on BBO, in relaxed 16 boards matches. Matches are scheduled to be played on a Wednesday evening, but by mutual agreement between the captains, can be scheduled to be played at anytime. Each iteration of the Bronze League generally last for 9 weeks of scheduled matches, plus a 2 week period at the end for matches that need to be rescheduled. Local Masterpoints are awarded for winning a match, and cash prizes for teams finishing 1st or 2nd in a division. 

It is a good forum for new teams to begin to appreciate playing in teams matches. 

The Bronze League will continue to run on Wednesday evenings for the foreseeable future.

Full details can be found on the Bronze League Web pages.


Howard Greenwell

Bronze League Convener.