Harrison Trophy - Event Details

Event DateSaturday 25 April 2020
Start Time 10:15
LocationOn BBO - Stay At Home, Save Lives,
ConvenerAnne Coles
Event Capacity40
Available Places-5

The start time has been brought forward to 10:15 am

Pleased to announce that the Harrison Trophy will be played online on BBO on Saturday 25th April, starting at 10:15am.  

The cost of entry is £5 and all proceeds will be donated to the NHS

Instructions and Format

Logon to BBO at least 5 minutes beforehand

You must REGISTER for the event from the home page: COMPETITIVE/ TOURNAMENTS/ FREE TOURNAMENTS/ scroll to ‘ANBA Harrison Bridge’/ REGISTER then wait to be taken to the first table.

We have 40 entrants/ 10 tables.  Please note that the list of entries on the popup is not exactly accurate since this event is being organised specially and not via online bookings.

Session I 24 boards.  
45 minute break 
Session II 15 boards (you will need to re-register for session II) 

Rounds will be one board each and you must play the system on the attached card below.  You should self-alert your conventional bids, but of course everyone is playing the same system


Competition Name Harrison Trophy
Holder Joint 1st Moyra Forrest and Joe Duxbury
Event Type Match pointed individual - One day event.
System Players are required to play a designated simple system (used for the Harrison & Benjamin).
Master Points Maximum award of 10 National Points, based on a minimum entry of 25 players; awards to the top half of the field with at least 36 boards in play, otherwise to the top third.
Qualification Players with ranks of Regional Master up to Grand Master. Ranking is determined by the list published on 1st March 2020 on the SBU website and listed on the MEMPAD website. Players having entered the Harrison may become eligible for the Benjamin, depending on places available.

Carlton Bridge Centre
36B Warriston Gardens, Edinburgh EH3 5NE
Phone: 0131 552 3122

or Melville tbc

No. of Boards Approx. 50
  Estimated end time: 18h45
Entry Fee     £16 per player
Closing Date Mid-April.  The format of the tournament will be decided early next year once numbers and ranks of players are known.