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CONGRATULATIONS to 11 year old Henry Rose,
who plays at Oxford Junior Bridge Club, who has
been selected to play for the England Under 15s at
the Youth World Championship in Italy this
Recent Oxfordshire successes included 2nd place for
Alastair Gidman's team in the Manchester Congress Swiss
Teams' B final. Alan Steer & Richard Sills were 2nd in the
Tuesday Bridge England Simultaneous Pairs.
Ed Jones' team were 2nd in the Point a Board final at the
EBU National Teams Congress. In the Swiss Teams, David
Patterson, Brian Geary and Aleksandar Lishkov were 7th.
Congratulations to Jean Squires' team on winning the
Pivot Teams at the EBU Cyprus Overseas Congress.
The Oxfordshire Congress is being held in Woodstock
again this year on 11-12 June. Further information is on the
Diary dates: OBA Beck Cup, 10 Apr. OBA County Pairs
Final, 24 Apr. Henley Café Bridge, 26 Apr. OBA Mixed Pairs,
WE ARE pleased to announce that the West of
England Congress will be held on 30�Sep - 2 Oct in
Weston-Super-Mare at the Weston College
Conference Centre. �Our web site has full details.
Changes to SCBA Committee, Jean Howard
(Education Officer) and Daphne Greatorex �(Secretary)
replacing Tony Russ and Joe Patrick respectively.
Diary dates: SCBA AGM and prize giving will be held on
18 June, 1.30pm, Woolavington Village �Hall, followed by
Staffs and Shrops
MIKE Goldsmith, Jason Hackett, Adrian
Kenworthy and Edward Levy, representing
Manchester Bridge Club were in the winning
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them to play in the Garden Cities semi-final. Paul Hackett
won the Swiss Pairs at the Year End Congress. Jason and Justin
have been selected to represent England in the European
Championships in Budapest.
Diary dates: Shropshire Congress, Green pointed pairs,
16 Apr and teams on 17 Apr. Contact Judy Mitchell
01743235374 or email email@example.com. The
Bearn qualification, 24 Apr, Newcastle BC. Ladies and Mens
Pairs, 12 May, Wolverhampton BC. Celebrate the life of Roy
Edwards in a teams event, 15 May, Wolverhampton BC.
CONGRATULATIONS and commiserations to
David Price on finishing as runner up in the
European Seniors Trial Final.
Diary dates: AGM with Pairs, 22 May, Barton Village
Hall. Bridge with lunch, 7 May, 10.30am.
THE SURREY team came third in the Tollemache
Diary dates: County Pairs & Plate, 3 Apr,
1.00pm, Oxshott. Blue Pointed Bracketed Pairs, 3
July, 1.00pm, Oxshott. We urge players to please book online
using the new website. If you do want to book by phone
please call Shirley Pritchard on 0208 5407636.
MANY congratulations to Sandra Landy who has
thoroughly deserved her recent Diamond Award
from the EBU.
Many congratulations also to Chris Jepson who,
with partner Catherine Curtis finished second in the
Lady Milne Trials and has thus qualified to represent
England in the 2016 Lady Milne Trophy.
Well done to Ros and Geoffrey Wolfarth who were in the
team which won the Swiss Teams at the National Teams
Congress. Andrew Southwell and Richard Fedrick also did
extremely well by being in the runners-up team.
Diary dates: SCCBA Green Pointed Swiss Pairs, 21 May
Uckfield Civic. The Henfield Candles (a Blue Pointed event),
5 June. Entry details and more information can be found on
the SCCBA website.
THE COUNTY is delighted to firstname.lastname@example.org>of its young players, - Liz Gahan and Meg Jones -
have been selected to represent England in the
2016 under 15 Junior Youth Team Championships
to be held in Italy this summer.very well done and
good luck in the tournament.
The Midland Counties Congress, now run solely by the
County, was a great success and congratulations to the
Diary dates: 30th Coventry Congress, 8-10 Apr. Open
pairs Friday night, Peeping Tom pairs Saturday afternoon for
players with little or no Congress experience. This event will
consist of 4x6 board matches. Also on Saturday is the Swiss
Pairs Championship with the Championship Swiss Teams on
Sunday. Both these events are Blue Pointed.
For a brochure and more information contact Stephanie
Galvin 01675 443291, email email@example.com .Details
can also be found on the Coventry and North Warwickshire
bridge club website, and on the County website
CONGRATULATIONS to Sally & Philip
Wraight and Glenda Lloyd & Peter Boardman
for winning the Northern Year End Swiss Teams.
Tim and Babs Matthew and Ian Reeves and
Ken Johnston won the County Pivot teams and
Alan Farmer won the County Individual for the
third time. The County day proved to be a very successful
simple systems pairs at the Carus Green Golf Club with
Carole Williamson & Dorothy Pritchard taking the honours.