Diary dates: Feb 6, County Pairs start of the National Pairs heat has been Thanks to David Jones and his team for
Master Point Final. Mar 12, Novice Pairs Tournament. brought forward 30 minutes. directing and to Joan Ley and Joy
Promotions Apr 9, Garden Cities Qualifier. Apr 17,
County Swiss Pairs.
Diary dates: Feb 6, National Pairs
heat, Wadebridge BC, 1.30 start. Feb 27,
Murray-Brown who work very hard to
make it a success.
Club Teams of Eight, Ladock. Mar 6, Ann Slee and Richard Lingham won
Avon Kate Gordon John Perks heat, Ladock. Mar 9, John the Swiss Pairs in December at Torquay
Local Master Mr D Gowing Channel Islands Perks heat, Penzance BC. Mar 27, John Bridge Club – congratulations. At the
Janet Bowden Mr R Hirschfeld www.cwgsy.net/community/cicba/ Perks final, Ladock. November County Committee meeting,
Diana Cameron Mr Tony Hoare the new chairman, Andrew Leslie, set up
IN the Inter-Island compe-
Mrs B Cassely Hazel Howard tition played in Jersey this Derbyshire three working parties: (a) Competitions
Mrs Kay Collins Mr F Hulett year, Guernsey won the A and Handbook, (b) Education, and (c)
Moira Dingwall John Humphries www.dcba.org.uk Involvement of Affiliated Clubs. Sugges-
Level Match contested by
Mr Alan Evans Daphne Hutchings six teams (all play all) by DERBYSHIRE held its tions for consideration are welcome from
Mrs Delia Gist Marion Kaye 396 points to 324. Jersey won the B Match annual Invitation Pairs in clubs or members.
423 to 297. November, open to all Diary dates: Sunday Feb 20, Multiple
Annabel Glassby Mrs Karen Kirby
With the best players in the C.I. in one club championship win- Teams (formerly Petit Congress); contact
George Glassby Robin Kitcher
place, several county-level events were ners around the county. Tim Walton ( 01803 406963.
Susan Griffiths Mr N J Lawson This year, Mo Logan and
decided. The Sigma Pairs was won by
Lindsay Harrison Mrs ME Maskell John Reavy were the overall winners.
Mr Gordon Hodges Mrs Pauline Maund
Chris Hill – Jane Knight (J), with Anne
Llongyfarchiadau and Pob Lwc (congra-
and Don Babbe (G) runners-up. Ladies’
Mr John Hole Mr Richard May Pairs: 1. Lynda Mildon – Susie Farnon tulations and good luck!) to Derby- www.bridgewebs.com/dorset
Mr Alan Lawson Mr Peter Mayne (G), 2. Cherie McMillan – Tuala Lentinen shire’s Alex Hogg, selected to play for CONGRATULATIONS
Mrs June Lawson Mr John Mccarthy (G). Men’s Pairs: 1. David Friswell – David Wales in the Camrose. Alex has been to Ann Sharples who
Mrs Vanessa Mann Mrs Sue Mccarthy Hole (J), 2. Richard Christenson – Martin selected through the trials to play with recently became a
Ms Ros Mills Mrs Maeve O'Neill Rogers (J). Restricted Pairs Upper Level: Alex Maddocks. Well done Alex! Grand Master.
1. Brian Youd – Sue Rankin (J), 2. Marion The Christmas party brought a great Chope Salver results: 1. Miles Cowling –
Mrs Barbara Moar George Perry
Miles – Howard Basden Smith (J). Lower boost for the various beginners groups. Daphne Philipps 64.07%, 2. Janet Smith
Caroline Morris Chris Pool
Level: 1. Sue Corbet – Pat Self (G), 2. John Having the opportunity to play in com- – Harold Wayne 63.52%, 3. David
Mr David Nipper Patricia Popkin petition in an event, but against your
Roberts – Mike Hancock (G). Berwitz – Shirley Groome 60.37%.
Richard Ritter Peter Popkin peers, is hugely exciting. Hopefully this
Guernsey entered a team in the Com- Other notable results: Ron and Lynne
Mrs Carole Ryemill David Purcell fuels the desire to continue and join in Heath came 3rd in the A Final of the
monwealth Bridge Competition in New
Mrs J Thomas Mr Gwyn Roberts Delhi, consisting of Robert Plumley, Rudi with other clubs to perpetuate our Pairs at the Seniors Congress.
Mrs Anne Wall Mr G Sales Falla, Hugh Bacon, Martin Jones, wonderful game of bridge. We would all Diary dates: Feb 6, Knight Cup
Eileen Ward Clive Seigal Christine and Richard Ray. They finished like to give many thanks to Derbyshire Dorset Pairs Final (Holders: Claire
Ms J Williams David Short 20th out of 24 teams, beating Scotland President Mary Marshall and husband Hillyard – Richard Vessey). Apr 3, Gee
and Wales on the way. In a Pairs David for all their efforts with the Trophy Swiss Teams (Holders: Helen
Bedfordshire Joyce Short
competition, after the main event, Robert beginners and improvers classes. Ackroyd, Martin Brook, Alan Wilson
Local Master Mr BD Smith
and Rudi were 11th out of 48 pairs. A very Three feet of snow in some areas of and Chris Guy). Both at the Allendale
Shirley Barber Diane Smith the county have, however, played havoc
good performance by the whole Community Centre.
Mr Keith Bolton with the calendar. Matches have been
team, considering the standard of the
Mrs Margaret Codd Mrs Jo Smith postponed everlastingly, so there are no
Mr Tom Codd Mrs Shula Stamp meaningful halfway results to announce Essex
Dr M Collins Mr A Stamp at present. For future diary dates please www.essexbridge.co.uk
Mrs R Cook Geoffrey Taylor Cornwall see the DCBA website at www.dcba. IN the Middlesex Con-
Mr Bob Efford Elizabeth Thompson org.uk.
www.cornwallbridge.co.uk gress Swiss Pairs, Martin
Val Efford Mrs V Thornhill
CONGRATULATIONS to and Sandy Smith fin-
Mr Roger Hodge Mrs Pam Tomalin Rod Bell, Bill Thomson, Devon ished in 9th place.
Mr Bill Jackman Mrs Sonia Wakely Pauline Deal and Jenny Winners of recent
Shirley Parsons Pat Watson Cant, who won the Mixed Essex events: Fletcher
Mr QT Stephens Jacqui Watterton Pivot Teams Championship. Trophy: Hutton BC (Ray Cornell, David
to Peter Bowles on be-
All members of the County Clark, Simon Moorman, Ray Clarke,
Alan Teale Bryanna Whitaker ing promoted to Grand
Committee, they have played Linda Fleet, David Tennet, Theo
Berks & Bucks Brenda Whitston Master.
together infrequently, if at Todman, Colin Scott). Cup for Clubs:
Local Master Mrs Pamela Wilde Willie Hamilton, play-
all. They won quite easily from Dave and Collier Row BC (Sandy Riach, Robert
Mr P Appleford Mrs C Wilkinson ing with his brother Ian,
Dommie Boxall, Val Clifford and Elliott, Jon Ward and Alan Aylott). Tony
Mrs Nova Williams
finished second in the Northern Ireland
Beryl Austin Kelvin Trophy: 1. Ian Moss, Mike Graham,
Stephen Crouch. trials and will be playing in the forth-
Mrs HJ Bale Angela Wilson
There was a certain symmetry in the Paul Spencer and Andy Graham; 2. Roger
coming Camrose series; we wish them
Mrs Jeanne Barton Ron Wilson next two results. After losing in round and Jill Tattersfield, Alaric Cundy, Chris
the best of luck.
Mrs A Bellis Cambs & two of the Bodmin Swiss Pairs, Ken and The Devon team finished 8th in a Megahey; 3. Graham Foster, Steve Cade-
Graham Bennett Hunts Janice Keast won their last three matches strong group in the Tollemache qualifier. Bowyer, Alan Cohen and Richard
Pam Best Local Master 18-2, 20- 0, 20-0, to overhaul Rob Mabley Congratulations to Louise Solomon Register. Mixed Pairs: 1. Martin and
and Sallie Green, who were undefeated who finished 5th in the A Final at the Sandy Smith; 2. Sue French – Rod
Stuart Bridger Margaret Allen
but lost by 1 VP. Chris and Sandra Bicker- EBU Seniors Congress playing with Pat Hudson; 3. Jill and Roger Tattersfield
Sarah Brown Karen Blacklock
dike were 3rd equal with David Stone – Davies, and to Warner Solomon who (Flitch winners).
John Cadman Shirley Coleclough Diary dates: Feb 20, Helliar Trophy.
Val Pitman. The Men’s Pairs had Ken won the Swiss Pairs playing with Roger
Gordon Cantlay Chris Crane Mar 16, Essex Spring Seniors. Mar 25,
Keast again winning, this time partnered Sweet. These four were 5th in the Swiss
Gurli Castenskiold Mr Julius Dooman Gwen Herga Trophies.
by Jo Bryant, who had won this title many Teams. Congratulations to Norman
David Colwill Mr Eric Elliott times, and who was presumably celebrat- Massey – Tom Cook, who won the Cham-
Peter Dale Mr John George ing his promotion to the rank of Master. pionship Pairs, and to Richard Lingham, Gloucestershire
Mrs Pat Dunn Mrs SDK Holmes Second was Rob Mabley, now playing Ann Slee, Ruth Edmondson and Brigid
John Fagence Simon Marsden with Alan Biggs, with Chris Bickerdike McElroy, who won the Swiss Teams at www.gcba.org.uk
Angela Fecher Anthony Morbey again third, with Stephen Crouch (they the Plymouth Congress in October. WITH the New Year well
Mrs J Ferre Mrs G Peters were last year’s winners). Another successful congress was held at under way and perhaps
Teresa Fitzmaurice Ms Paola Pugsley The unfamiliar pairing of Margaret the Palace Hotel, Torquay, attended by some resolutions already
Marion Forde Mick Smith
Warner – June Fitness won the Ladies’ over 200 players. Congratulations to all slipping, why not come
Pairs, from Sue Gregory – Christine the winners especially Mike Orriel – along to one of the
Mrs C Fulljames Bettie Sweet
Maunder (Plymouth), and Viv Mably – Howard Kent-Webster who won the Gloucestershire bridge events? On 20th
Mrs Mona Gabb Dora Twell
Celia Bishop. Championship Pairs and Trevor Ward, February the charity event, the Cotswold
Rosemary Gibb Helen Warnock Please note that the Penventon Swiss Rob Lawy, Alex Maddocks and Stefan Cup, takes place; enter as a pair, draw
Pairs has been cancelled and that the Lindfors who won the Swiss Teams. team-mates and have two chances to
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