Plan, Count, Plan
by Janice Seamon-Molson
Plan, Count, Plan
by Anas Mestiri
70 English Bridge December 2016 www.ebu.co.uk
May became the Membership Secretary, John's other role.
Jane Stirton & Celia Day won the Phoenix Trophy played
following the AGM. The result was decided, after a
complicated tie-break decision, with second place going to
Dom Wilson & Jeff Jones.
Six clubs, Basford, Chasetown, Newcastle, Oswestry,
Stafford and Wolverhampton took part in the SSCBA Sim
Pairs in mid-August. The winners were Penny Grocott &
Albert Pankhurst at Basford, second Paul Leese & Harold
Godwin at Newcastle and third Nat White & Mary Bound at
Oswestry. The next County Sim Pairs event takes place on
Thursday 26th January 2017.
Two trophies were won by SSCBA at the Edgar Foster
Cups on 18th September. Laurence Haynes & Keith
Shuttleworth (Shrewsbury) won, with Celia Day & David
Clarke (Wolverhamption) runners up and Marion Jordan &
Kevin Sullivan (Newcastle) coming 9th. The team trophy was
retained this year by SSCBA.
The next No Fear Pairs event is to be played on Thursday,
23rd February at Wolverhampton.
MEN'S Pairs: 1st, David Morran & Julian Lang;
2nd, Andrew Moore & David Price. 3rd, Eric
Newman & Mike Sherer.
Ladies' Pairs: 1st, Jane Moore & Elizabeth Tora; 2nd, Bim
Wilson & Trissa Orange; 3rd, Helen Mason & Sue Flin.
Felixstowe Congress Pair's Final: 1st, Konrad Mau & Mike
Bull; 2nd, Robert Elliott & Albert Kitchin; 3rd equal, Alan
Sparkes & Eric Campbell with Dinesh Gudka & Cathy
Felixstowe's Congress Pairs Consolation Final: 1st, Val
Mollison & Paul Mollison; 2nd, Richard Creamer & Graham
Horscroft; 3rd, Graham Pollack & Malcolm Pollack.
Felixstowe's Pairs Shield: 1st, Bogdan Drobny & Maureen
Kimbley; 2nd, Graham Olliffe & Keith Thompson; 3rd, John
McCoy & Ann Morgan.
Felixstowe Swiss Teams: 1st, Paul Littlewood & Fiona
Littlewood, Julie Abley & Steve Abley; 2nd, Peter Oake &
Robert Elliott, Alan Green & Frank Morrison; 3rd, Steven
Berg & David Green, Jill Tattersfield & Roger Tattersfield.
Felixstowe Really Easy Inaugural Pairs: 1st, Andy Lewis &
Peter Watson; 2nd Jan Turner & Jean Gaffer; 3rd, Carol
Durston & Sue Cooper.
Allan Webber and Mick Edwards won the Dorin
Salver which raised over £3000 for the Banstead
THE county competitions are now in full swing.
The Men's and Ladies' Pairs was held on 12th
September. In the Ladies' Pairs, Jane Morton &
Sue Evans triumphed, with Linda Gervis &
Stephanie Forward in second place. The Men's
Pairs was in doubt until the final round, but Stewart
Fishburne & Mike Willoughby narrowly edged out David
Thomas & Jimmy Ledger.
Front runners in the current county competitions are:
Phillipps Pairs, Brian Stanley & Simon Harrison; Pairs
Ladder, Mike Willoughby & Stewart Fishburne; Grand Prix
Teams, Half and Half.
WADDINGTON Cup: The winners were Bill
Barraclough, David Duckworth, Richard Pike &
Olicana Invitational Swiss Teams: The winners
were Mark Armitage, George Bak, Gill Copeland &
Kath Grimoldby Simultaneous Pairs: 1st, Pearl & Denis
Murphy (Huddersfield); 2nd, Terry Read & Martin Ott
(Leeds); 3rd, Tom Copeland & Alan Hayward (Leeds); 4th,
Frank Leigh & Angela Buckley (Leeds); 5th, Graham Jepson &
Frank Littlewood (Beauchief).
Huddersfield Rose Bowl: A final - Graham Jepson, Dave
Robinson, Steve Blackburn & George Bak; B final - Angela
Booth, Peter Radley, Kevin Hawkins & Denis Murphy.
Garforth Swiss Teams: The winners were John Hayton,
Mike Jackson, John O'Sullivan and Ian Johns.
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