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Welwyn Garden City 11am. Apr 23,
Master Point promotions Cadet Teams, Welwyn Garden City Leicestershire
7.30pm. Apr 25, Championship Pairs www.leicsbridge.org.uk
7 Star Premier Lancashire Lincolnshire 5 Star Premier Final, Welwyn Garden City 1pm. May 16,
SADLY we report the
Master AGM followed by Mixed Pivot Teams
Grand Master 6 Star Regional death of Arthur Blox-
Mr A Lis Dr HA Potts Championship, Bridge Centre, Gosling
Mr RAM Allison Master ham on 29th January.
4 Star Premier 1 Star Premier Sports Park, 3pm.
Master Premier National
Mrs SK Wimbles Before moving to Staf-
Master 5 Star Premier fordshire, where he was
Ms J Connor Mr J Parsons
3 Star Premier Mr BC Irlam
Master Kent President of Stafford Bridge Club, Arthur
Mr WE Herbert 5 Star Master was prominent in Leicestershire bridge
Master 8 Star Regional www.kcba.org.uk
2 Star Premier Mr DM Salden and his name appears on the honour rolls
Mr M Rixon Master
Master 4 Star Master CONGRATULATIONS to for many of the county trophies. He
2 Star Premier Mr N Mitra Denis O’Donovan – John
Mr R Shelley Mr DP Bailey served on the LCBA Committee as
16 Star Premier Short for winning the Tournament Secretary between 1966 and
Mr R Meredith 4 Star Master 2 Star Master
Master George Griffiths Cup in the 1973. He was also sometime Chairman of
1 Star Premier Mrs DM Dickinson Mrs D Rowlinson
Mrs H Sutton Kent Seniors Pairs Cham- County Club.
Master 1 Star Master Mrs L Williams
7 Star Premier pionship. Runners-up were The Joseph’s Bowl (Teams of Four
Dr DR Moore Mr P Evans Master
Master Brian Crack – Shirley Goldwin. Knock-out) has now reached the semi-
10 Star Tournament District Master Mr JL Berry The first session of the Corbett com-
Mrs B Forsyth final stage, where Langley will play
Master Mr B Bennett Mrs G Kenyon
2 Star Master petitions, Cup and Plate, (County Inter- Mahoney, and Lloyd will play Odams.
Mr RH Stockbridge Local Master County Master club Teams of Eight) was played at the
Mrs C Munro
Congratulations to the team of John
5 Star Tournament Mr A Myles Mr JM Bird beginning of February. The second session Lawson, Steve Foster, Brian Hughes, and
Master 1 Star Master
Mr DR Mitchell will take place at Kingshill on March 20, John Ruddock who won the Wilde Cup
Mrs CS Shaw Mr A Crabtree London
Area Master and will include the Mitchell Salver (Non-expert Teams of Four).
4 Star Tournament Mrs M Critchley Premier Life matches. In the first session of the Corbett After four rounds, Ian Bruce – Mick
Master Master Mrs S Taylor
Advanced Master Plate there was a late withdrawal so a Mahoney still lead the Stanley Trophy
Mr G Plummer Mr P Martin Club Master
Mrs S Gilbert change in format was necessary and con- (Butler Pairs) by a substantial margin.
2 Star Tournament Life Master Mrs C Bond
Master sequently each team played a half match After the local heat of the National
Master Mr M Pelham
Mr P Dunstan
Mr DS Ewart against each of the other four teams. See Pairs, Dennis Davis – John Myles, Alan
Mr KW Gravestock the website for the state of play.
2 Star Premier Merseyside & Langley – Dick Pathan, and Tim Glover –
5 Star Master County Master
Regional Master Cheshire London Year End Congress: congratu- Peter Neville qualified for the Midlands
Mr PR Cornelius Mr D Hilton lations to the winners of the ‘B’ Flight
Mr D Strawbridge Regional Final.
Mrs HH Ford Mr AL Walters Premier Life
Regional Master Master
Swiss Teams: Brian Crack, Shirley Gold- Recent County teams results: vs Staffs &
Mr RJ Maddison- Club Master win, Audrey Disbury, Chris Lohan. Shrops: 1st team lost 3-17, 2nd team won
Mr G Hart Mr J Hampson
Brown Mrs G Beattie The latest Kent Committee Meeting 18-2, 3rd team won 13-7; vs Lincs: 1st team
Mr J Lillycrop
Mrs EA Mitchell 1 Star Premier minutes can be viewed on the website.
Miss L Macdougall lost 1-19, 2nd team drew 10-10, 3rd team
3 Star Master Leicester Regional Master
1 Star Premier Diary Dates: Apr 11, Larsky Cup (Pairs won 20-0. Leics have now completed their
Mrs J Kerr 1 Star Premier Ms M Howe Championship), Tunbridge Well, 11am.
Master matches, and the current league positions
Mrs B Roberts Regional Master Ms B Serres May 23, Green-point One Day Event
Mr PB Cogliatti are (based on average VPs per match, with
2 Star Master Ms CV Bray 2 Star Regional Swiss Teams, Canterbury, 1pm. Jun 20, some matches still to be played): 1st team
Master Phillimore Cup (Swiss Pairs Champion- (Dawes League) 8th place; 2nd team
Mrs PA Ramm 5 Star Regional Ms AS Bragadir
1 Star Master Master Mr RG Cowie ship), Tunbridge Wells, 11am. (Porter Cup) 3rd place; 3rd team (Mark-
3 Star Master
Mrs V Baddams Ms S Northen 1 Star Regional ham Trophy) 2nd place, and Leics is 6th in
Dr F Davison Master
Mr B Fordham 3 Star Regional Lancashire the overall merit table.
1 Star Master Mr K Perry Diary Dates: Apr 14, Stanley Trophy
Mrs B Noble Master
Mrs S Behrmann Mr N Worthington www.lancsbridge.co.uk Heat 6. Apr 14, Yates No Fear Pairs. Apr 21,
Advanced Master Mrs J Gibson
Advanced Master 5 Star Master THE Lancashire CBA’s Buckby Men’s and Olga Ladies’ Pairs. Apr
Mr GJ Traynor 8 Star Premier
Mrs M Pangalos Mr B Moore Annual General Meeting 28, Gimson Trophy Semi-finals. May 5,
Master 1 Star Master will take place at Bolton Joyce Pivot Teams. May 9, Gimson Trophy
Mr TJ Connor Mrs VE Scott
Mr RAN Balchin Bridge Club on Monday, Final. May 12, Hyman Crammer Pairs.
Mr DW Fairbairn 5 Star Premier Mr P Swarbrick
Mrs S Komine May 17, at 7.30pm. May 16, Midlands League vs Worcs. May
Mr R Kendall Master Master
Mr P Lehos County Master Lancashire teams performed well at the 19, Stanley Trophy Heat 7.
Mrs JE Hulland Mrs G Clarkson Blackpool Year End Congress, with Austin
Mrs CP Lohan Mrs E Bingham
2 Star Tournament District Master Barnes, Stuart Norris, Rod Greenhalgh,
Mr JH Metcalf
Mr F Burghout Lincolnshire
Mr HD Swales Mr E Gozdowski Mr GA Charlesworth Malcolm Robinson winning the Swiss
Mrs J Dearden Mr M Hayden Teams, and Catherine Draper, Dave Deb- www.lincsbridge.org.uk
Mr S Walsh Mr P Willis
Tournament Mr S O’Brien bage, Ollie Burgess, Andrew Woodcock MEMBERS should now
County Master District Master
Mrs JC Vening
Mrs A Geser
Club Master runners-up; Bill Carr, Stuart Clarke and have received the latest
Mr D Pollard Mrs K Wilde George and Maureen McConkey, and Bob newsletter with the entry
District Master Area Master
Mr J Yardley Loveridge, Peter Sizer, Paul and Hilda form to the annual cham-
Mrs P Chowdhury Ms MT Channon Middlesex Williams occupied the next two places. pionships in April. After
Mrs B Cochran 3 Star Master Ms A Gauld
Premier Grand Unfortunately the Butler Pairs was a P2P on April 1st all Lincs notifications
Mr MS Hampton Mr DL Taylor Mrs S Nurock
Master casualty of the snow in January. will be sent direct to affiliated clubs for
Mrs AG O'Riordan- 1 Star Master Club Master
Mr IM Panto Lancashire’s representatives in the distribution, starting with AGM minutes.
Robinson Mrs I Pacey Mr M Alishaw
Mrs J Wreford National Master Corwen Trophy will be David Hodge Results: Ghost Pairs (slightly down on
County Master Mr M Landon – Adam Skalski, Bill Alston – Colin last year): N/S 1. Di Barclay – Richard
Area Master Mr SN Shah
Mr A Ansari Mr S Lohfink Mitchell, Paul and Hilda Williams, and Tupper, E/W 1. Ron Wall – Brian Smith.
Mrs S Cole Ms K Stynes 1 Star Premier
Mr M Harvey Regional Master Mike Nicholson – Steve Haley. Sidney Vincent (Ladies’ Pairs): 1. Brenda
Mr RF Markwick Mr T Wilson
District Master LCBA Championship Pairs: 1. David Goodacre – Barbara Evans; 2. Helen
Mrs J Martin Local Master Dr I Budden
Mrs AS Abbott
Hodge – Adam Skalski. Gillatt – Debbie Burton. Vincent (Men’s
Club Master C Dean Premier Regional
Mrs H Hughes
Diary Dates: Apr 18, Sowerby Cup, Pairs): 1. Brian Smith –Ron Wall; 2. Mike
Mrs RM Baldwin Master
Mr T Sawers Lancaster BC. Apr 25, Doyle Trophy Grant – Maurice Ladlow. Bainton Final:
Mrs A Moxon Mrs M Trowell
Local Master Mr V Tron Swiss Teams, Southport BC. May 2, 1. Elaine Proctor – Maurice Lynn; 2.
Mr JW Spencer Mr MJ Trowell
Mrs L Cummings Madeline Berney Swiss Pairs, Brierfield Stuart Watson – Glynn Elwick.
Club Master Manchester
Mr L Piper 5 Star Regional BC. May 16, Blackburn Swiss Pairs, Dairy Dates: Apr 24-25, Annual
Mr R Pope Mrs R Page Life Master Master Blackburn BC. May 17, LCBA AGM, Cham pionships, Scunthorpe; contact
Mr JR Williams Mrs S Perrett Mr NJK Thomas Mr GR Shah Bolton BC. May 31, Bolton Swiss Teams, Stuart Knox. May 16, Veterans’ Cup,
Bolton BC. Dunholme.
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