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April 2016 English Bridge

www.ebu.co.uk

Middlesex

www.middlesexbridge.co.uk

WE ARE sad to announce the passing of our

President, Charlotte Vine (obituary p25).

Congratulations to Andrew McIntosh on

winning a silver medal at the 1st European Winter

Games in Monaco; Nicola Smith on winning the

Seniors Camrose Trial; David Burn on winning

the Year End Swiss Pairs; Simon Cope and Tom

Paske on winning the National Teams Point a Board final; and

Emile Lawy and Richard Spencer on winning the EBU

Overseas Congress Swiss Pairs.

We are saddened to announce the passing of our Vice

President and former Vice Chairman Peter Tobias and send

Jacqui our sincere condolences. Peter won 18 Middlesex titles

and in 1999 he was EBU National Pairs champion.

Diary dates: Ladies Pairs, 10 Apr. Seniors Teams, 22 May.

Norfolk

www.bridgewebs.com/norfolk/

IN 2017 the Norfolk Contract Bridge

Association will host a team from Ireland in the

Corn Cardis, a prestigious annual match

between Ireland and England. On 6 Feb a Quiz

was held to raise funds for the event.

The NCBA and its affiliated clubs continue to place

increasing emphasis upon bridge education. Members and

the general public can avail themselves of a wide variety of

courses on offer from beginners and improvers to advanced,

private coaching and masterclasses. Details can normally be

found via your local club or by an internet search.

Bawburgh Bridge Club has recently hosted a very

successful EBED teacher training course with 13 delegates

attending from Norfolk and surrounding counties.

North East

www.neba.co.uk

WE REGRET to record that after more than 40

years of membership, Parsons Bridge Club has

resigned from the EBU/NEBA because the

progressive reduction in playing members makes

the club no longer viable.

Diary dates: The 2016 NEBA Congress will be held in the

fine bridge facility at the Marriott Metro-Centre Hotel from

11-13 Nov. All main events, Saturday Swiss Pairs and Sunday

Swiss Teams, will be green pointed.

Nottinghamshire

www.bridgewebs.com/nottinghamshire

COUNTY match v Derbyshire. Notts first team

lost 5-15; second team won 14-6; third team lost

9-11. Match v Leicestershire results were 6-14; 119;

and 20-0.

Congratulations to Ankush Khandelwar who

won the Open Pairs at the Lonon Year End Congress.

Diary dates: Journal Cup, 10 Apr, Nottingham BC.

Retford Teams, 29 May, Blyth (contact Sandy Fulton

01909479748).

Chester Congress Pairs Winners, Staffordshire's

Seb Jones and Keith Shuttleworth, with Ian

Taylor, Club President

won the Swiss Teams, with Nick Sandqvist & Tom Townsend

second; in the Mixed Pairs Glyn Liggins was second and Terry

Hewett third; and in the Open Pairs Toby Nonnenmacher

won, with Mark Teltscher &lmbaentries@gmail.com/p>

At the National Teams Congress, Richard Bowley won the

PAB Teams with Kieran Dyke second and Brian Callaghan &

Ben Green third, while Kiril Delev won the Swiss Teams.

Diary dates: London Championship Pairs, 10 Apr,

11.30am, YCBC. London Trophy Pairs, 17 Apr, 2.00pm, RAC.

Café Bridge in the Tonsleys, 19 Apr. Fox Shammon Senior

Pairs, 24 Apr, 2.00pm, YCBC. London Trophy Finals, 3 June,

RAC. Entries/enquiries to lmbaentries@gmail.com.

Manchester

www.manchesterbridge.org.uk

CONGRATULATIONS to John Holland who

has won the Sunday Telegraph Salver for the

most Master Points accumulated in the

calendar year 2015. John also won this award

in 2009, 2012, 2013 & 2014.

The county interclub teams of eight (Gazette Trophy)

took place on 7 Feb at Altrincham Bridge Club. There was a

good turn out of ten teams, with Manchester (Burgess)

winning comfortably ahead of Cheadle Hulme. They go on

to represent Manchester in the Garden Cities competition

which was won by Manchester last year. The intermediate cup

went to Altrincham (Fitzgerald) who were sixth. Stretford

Bridge Club who have recently affiliated to the EBU sent a

team for the first time

Diary dates: Higson Cup and Plate Finals, 10 Apr,

1.00pm, MBC. Annual General Meeting, 26 May, 7.30pm,

Cheadle Hulme BC.

Merseyside/Cheshire

www.mcba.org.uk

IN THE Northern Year End Congress, Stuart

Matthews & Mark Weeks finished 3rd in the

pairs event and David Stevenson & Liz

Commins were 4th. These four then teamed

up to finish a creditable 3rd in the Swiss teams.

Diary dates: Preece Rosebowl (Ladies pairs), 24 Apr,

BBC. Championship pairs, 5 May, MBC. John Armstrong

trophy, 22 May. Liverpool BC Open Pairs, 8 June, LBC.

County AGM, 16 June, MBC. Bill Hughes Sim Pairs, 28 June

Deva BC.

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