72 English Bridge February 2016 www.ebu.co.uk
Congratulations to Pat Chant & Cathy
Davies on winning the ACBA Ladies' Pairs
and to Tim Brierley & Graham Hartley on
winning the ACBA Mens' Pairs on 12 Nov.
Please visit our website for the latest
successes by our members.
Winners of the BBA Marsh Trophy on 12 Nov
were Purnima & Ashwin Ruparel who scored
71.3%. Paul Kilduff & Peter Scott won the BBA
Seniors' Pairs on 19 Nov with 61.3%. Winners
of the BBA Seniors' Teams on 10 Dec were Rita
& Brian Keable; Greg Ward & Monica Lucy with +44 IMPs.
The BBA County Pairs Final and Plate competitions will
be contested at Wilstead on 21 Feb, 2.00pm. Winners of each
gain entry to the Corwen. The BBA Green Pointed Swiss
Teams are at Wilstead on 6 Mar - further details to follow.
The BBA inter-club Teams of 8 takes place at Wilstead on 10
Mar, 7.30pm. The BBA Swiss Pairs on 21 Mar is being held at
Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club, 7.30pm.
Berks and Bucks
Please try to play at club heats for the Committee
Cup (club teams) and Waller Bowl (club pairs)
and if you do well you can represent your club in
the county finals.
Winners of the Sigma Pairs were John & Pat Panter
with Tuula Lehtinen & Sue Shaw coming second.
David & Biddy Waters won the Newcomers section.
The County Ladies Pairs was won by Cherry
McMillen & Jacqueline Crispini with Barbara Hunter &
Lynne Williamson coming second.
Robert Plumley & Rudi Falla triumphed in the County Men's
Pairs, with Hugh Bacon & Martin Jones coming second.
The County Open Pairs was won by Rosemary Pallot &
Norman Le Cocq, with second place to Sue Corbet & Jill Wills
CI Unrestricted Pairs - 1st Stephen & Sharon Halston, 2nd
Jacqueline Crispini & Cherry McMillen.
District results - Jersey. Mixed Pairs was won by Chris Hill
& Jane Knight, with Graham Boxall & Sue Rankin coming
Club results - Jersey. The Victoria Club Mixed Pairs was
won by Howard Basden-Smith & Marion Miles with Chris
Hill & Jane Knight coming second.
Highfield BC Slams Ladder was won by Jane Knight. John
Panter & Chris Hill came joint second.
JOINT winners of the Penzance Swiss Teams were
Ann Ampleford & Val Clifford, Linda & Phil
Dickson tying with Lynda & David Chidell,
Sandra & Chris Bickerdike. Winners of the Bee
Clarke Pivot Teams were Joe Bryant, Janet Heath, Peter
Hoadley and Rob Jones comfortably ahead of Rod Bell,
Richard Draycott, Jean Law and Geoff Warren. The Bodmin
Swiss Pairs was won with a match to spare by Richard
Draycott & Bob Underhill (Sidmouth). Second were Brian
Colvin & John Hardisty, with Brian & Elaine Relton third.
Diary Dates: 21 Feb, Swiss Pairs, John Betjeman Centre,
Wadebridge. 6 Mar, John Perks Cup, Ladock. 3 Apr, Club
Teams of Eight, Ladock.
THE Simple Systems Pairs was played at both Eden and
Barrow Clubs, to cut down on travelling, and scored as a
simultaneous pairs. The overall winners were Dorothy
Pritchard & Colin Woods, 2nd Margaret Thornley & Howard
Brown, both pairs from Barrow. Pro-Am Teams was won by
Brenda & George Bullamore with Glenda Lloyd & Peter
Boardman, runners up Bill & Sheila Rodger with Bob &
The County Teams qualifier was won by Glenda Lloyd,
Peter Boardman, David Strawbridge and John Farmer, who
will play either Ian Smith, Tony Bartlett, Peter Mollart and
Adam Aitken, or John Turner, Rosemary Jackson, Marjorie
Swann and Sylvia Rogerson, for a place in the Pachabo.
ALL county results, committee news and
minutes are on the website.
CONGRATULATIONS to all the following:
Children in Need SIMS - Mon, 5th place, Bill
Cannavan & George Tibbo. Tues, 1st place, Marc
Chawner & Graham Foster. Weds, 11th place, Paul
Spencer & Marc Chawner. Thurs. 4th place, David Tennet &
CONGRATULATIONS to this season's winners
so far: Tricia Gilham & Richard Harris in the
Mixed Pairs, Pam Pearce & Lesley Harrison in
the Ladies' Pairs, Ian Constable & Roy Collard in
COUNTY NEWS -- LOCAL RESULTS