TOPS Lockdown Teams 2021 – Invitation to enter

Given it’s likely we will be in Level 3 or 4 lockdown for the next few weeks, the Top of the South regional committee has given approval for another online teams’ competition using the Bridge Base Online (BBO) platform.
This is open to all bridge players, not just those in the TOPS region.
How it works:
Teams of at least four players with two pairs playing in each match
16-board matches played on the Bridge Base Online (BBO) platform
A draw will be communicated by email
At the completion of each match, the winning captain emails the result (in imps) to the competition coordinator at
Teams negotiate when they play. If possible, at least two matches should be played each week.
It is helpful, but not essential, for each team to have at least one experienced BBO player (over 100 logins)
Ray Curnow will maintain the VPs points table and advise teams of the week by week draw
Wayne Smith will be available to provide technical support if required

How to enter:
Email your team list to
Your team list needs the following:
Player names
Player email addresses
Player phone numbers (useful but not essential)
BBO usernames
Each team needs a nominated captain
Closing date for entries: Wednesday 25 August.
Once we have confirmed entries, instructions will be emailed to team captains.

Voluntary donations can be made to the TOPS regional committee at this bank account number:
The donation guideline is $20 per player.

Sponsored prizes? Watch for an announcement…

New to online bridge?
If you have never played online bridge before but would like to learn how, email back me and I’ll arrange a tutorial for you. It’s pretty straight-forward.

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