58 English Bridge February 2016 www.ebu.co.uk
OUR JOINT green-pointed weekend with
Wiltshire and the EBU is on the 5 & 6 March.
More information on the website.
ACBA Pairs qualifier on 11 Feb, 7.15pm @
Congratulations to Tim Brierley, Robert
Covill, Graham Hartley, David Jones and Steve Tomlinson on
winning the EBU 2015 NICKO, representing Bristol BC. Well
done to Jan Duncan & David Jones on winning the Torquay
BC Congress Mixed Pairs on 13 Nov.
IN THE ECats BBC Children in Need Sims, Paul
Bower & Steve Webster were 14th nationally
with 67.3% while playing at Wardown on 9 Nov.
Rita Keable & Monica Lucy were 7th with 68.3%
while playing at Milton Keynes Club on 11 Nov.
Thia & Kamala Thiagarajah won the Saturday Afternoon
Pairs event (N/S) at the Really Easy Weekend at Horwood
House in Buckinghamshire on 31 Oct to win their first ever
Berks and Bucks
CONGRATULATIONS to Kevin Elstow & Chris
Mooney who were runners up in the national
senior knock-out competition (Gerald Faulkner
salver) playing with Rob Lawy & Trevor Ward
from Avon. Also congratulations to the
Tollemache team, Sally Brock, Barry Myers, Ed Scerri, Gary
Jones, Richard Bowdery, Andrew Murphy, John Howard and
Tim Rees, for reaching the national inter-county finals for the
fourth successive year.
Guernsey won the A Team match 410-310 and the
B Team match 431-289. The A Team was: Dan
McIntosh, Rune Hauge, Don Babbe, Anne Babbe.
The B team was: Peter Keeling & Rod Goldsbrough, Sue
Corbet & Margaret Le Page.
THIS month our report can be found online on
AT THE Malvern Congress in October, Warner
Solomon was in the winning team and was 2nd
in the Swiss Pairs; Ian Walsh was in the 6th
placed team. Phil Palmer and Jenny Flood won
the B Final Pairs at the Welsh Open in Porthcawl in
In the Tollemache qualifier Devon finished 7th in their
group of nine. Their four wins included beating the group
Diary dates: Qualifiers end soon for the Devon Pairs
Final on 12 Mar (please confirm entries to Ann Slee). North
Devon Congress 26-28 Feb (entries to Beryl Lloyd). Devon
Congress 8-10 Apr (teams can fill up by mid-March).
CONGRATULATIONS to all the following:
South Wales Porthcawl Congress - Ladies Pairs: 1st,
Pat Watson & Margaret Lane. Essex Competitions:
Autumn Seniors: 1st, Tony Philpott & Nigel
Bardsley. 2nd, Graham Foster & Marc Chawner. 3rd, Pat
Johnson & Peter Scotting. Tony Kelvin: 1st, David Piper &
Albert Kitchin, Chris Megahey & Alaric Cundy. 2nd, Pat
Johnson & Peter Scotting, Jacek Lapszys & John Birch. Mixed
Pairs: 1st, Audrey Hartley & Ian Moss. 2nd, Margaret Curtis &
David Sherman. 3rd, Ray Clarke & Linda Fleet. Flitch: 1st,
Terence & Ann Clark. League Cup Final: Winners
Barleylands; Peter Oake & Robert Elliott, Alan Green & David
Clark. Eastern Counties League vs Northants. A team won
14-6, B team won 15-5, C team lost 8-12.
Diary dates: 13 Feb, Play with an expert. 21 Feb, Ray
Cornell Trophy. 11 Mar, Gwen Herga. 13 Mar, National Pairs
Heats. 16 Mar, Spring Seniors. 25 Mar, Really Easy Afternoon.
10 Apr Championship Pairs & 'B' Flight Pairs.
You will find your County's 'Local Results' (if submitted) and obituaries (in our 'In Memoriam'
column) in the online magazine (p72 onwards). These pages are also available as a standalone
pdf in the English Bridge Section of the website and at www.ebu.co.uk/
documents/magazine/county-extra.pdf. We would also encourage you to visit your County
website for up-to-date news and results. The websites are given in each county report.