54 English Bridge April 2016 www.ebu.co.uk
AT THE EBU Overseas Congress in Cyprus
Sue O'Hara & Jan Duncan won the Ladies
Pairs and Sue with Nelson Stephens came 3rd
in the Swiss Pairs.
Trevor Ward & Rob Lawy were in the
team which came third in the Senior
Diary dates: Avon Mixed Pairs, 14 Apr. County AGM &
Handicap Pairs, 22 May.
IAIN Roberts & Alan Oddie formed half of the
Southwell team coming 2nd in the National
Swiss Teams on 17 Jan. In the Bridge England
Sim Pairs, Iain and Alan were also 2nd
nationally while playing at Milton Keynes on 3
Feb with a score of 68.1%. Janet & Derek Marsh were 7th
overall (out of 445 pairs) in the recent ECats Charity Sim
Pairs for Syrian Children while playing at Leighton Buzzard
BC on 25th Jan, scoring 69%.
Diary dates: Charity Pairs, 10 Apr, 1.00pm, Wilstead.
BBA AGM followed by Sim Pairs, 5 May, 7.00pm, Wardown
BC. BBA Champions' Trophy, 26 May, 7.30pm. Qualifiers will
be listed on the BBA website and also emailed individually
where their email address is known.
Berks and Bucks
SALLY Brock & Barry Myers recently had two
notable successes. Their team was runner-up in
the Gold Cup and also members of the team that
won the trials to represent England in the
Teltscher Trophy (the Senior Camrose) in May.
Congratulations also to Colin Simpson who was in the
winning team in the trials to represent England in the
European Championships in June.
HOWARD Basden-Smith & Sue Rankin won the
Mixed Pairs on a split tie at the EBU Cyprus
Congress. They also came third in the Swiss Teams
playing with Chris Hill and Jane Knight.
THE CORNWALL Congress will be held at the
Falcon Hotel in delightful Bude on 9-11 Sep.
Championship Pairs will be held on the Friday,
followed by two Green-Pointed Swiss events.
Diary dates: Ladies' & Men's Pairs, 24 Apr, Ladock.
Diary dates: Friendly match v Westmorland Sun 19 June,
Pearse McNamara - friendly match v Lancashire, Sun 10 July,
Barrow Club. Green Point Swiss Teams and Pairs, 24-25 Sep,
Castle Green Hotel, Kendal.
TWO MEMBERS of Allestree Bridge Club have
recently reached their 95th birthdays. Ethel
Halls, 95 on 21 Jan, has been playing bridge for
50 years and has played at the Allestree Club for
the past 20 years. Ethel plays bridge three times a week. Judy
You will find your County's 'Local Results' (if submitted) and obituaries (in our 'In Memoriam'
column) in the online magazine (page 67 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.
Ethel Halls and Judy Holland enjoy their 95th birthdays. They
are both regular players at Allestree Club, Derbyshire
Holland was 95 in November. Judy started to play bridge
when she was called up to the army in 1939 at the age of 18
and now plays twice a week.
Diary dates: DCBA Mixed Pairs, 6 Apr. Vic Morris Cup
Round 1 (pivot teams of four, initial losers from round one
go into the consolation plate event), 20 Apr. Midlands Mixed
Pairs and Flitch, 1 May. DCBA AGM, 5 May. Summer Swiss
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