Entries to the medal events should be submitted electronically via the EBL Website (not by email) latest seven days prior to the starting date of the respective event. Later entries will be accepted only if technically convenient.
Entries to the EBL special teams and pairs events are to be made latest the evening prior to the start of the respective event through an electronic procedure to be advised.
Bridge players from all WBF zones are entitled to participate in the Championships provided they are members in good standing of a National Bridge Organization (NBO).
To be eligible for participation in the 2017 European Open Championships a player must comply with the EBL Rules & Regulations and the EBL Eligibility Code under the control of the EBL Credentials Committee.
Entries received will be automatically forwarded to the NBO of each proposed player, and are subject to their NBO’s approval. Cancelations for reasons of force majeur shall be made at the earliest opportunity and the entry fee will be refunded. “No Shows” without valid reasons are subject to sanctions at the discretion of the EBL. Withdrawals of accepted entries must be acknowledged by email to firstname.lastname@example.org latest 5 days prior to the start of the respective event to allow a refund of the entry fee (minus costs). Those who fail to notify withdrawals by this date may incur disciplinary sanctions.
For Open, Women and Seniors Teams the players must only register for one event. No player may be registered in two teams.