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Jack Hassan, Luke Webb, Laura Bonney Catherine Seale finished 2nd and Nevena
Master Point London and Alex Birchall – who won the Northern Senior was 6th, earning places on the
promotions www.metrobridge.co.uk Heat of the Arnott Davidson Trophy, the
inter-regional team of eight champion-
England and EBU teams respectively.
Congratulations to Victor Silverstone,
CONGRATULATIONS to ship for Under 19s. Richard Hillman, Keith Bennett, Neil
4 Star Regional 4 Star Premier those who qualified for Manchester are very proud to be Rosen, Jeremy Dhondy, Tony Waterlow,
Master Master selection to England teams hosting the 2010 Lady Milne Trophy
from recent trials: Gunnar Andrew McIntosh, Ian Pagan, Nick
Mr MC Shah Mr PD Ison from 16 to 18 April at Chancellors Con-
Hallberg and Ross Harper Sandqvist, Martin Jones for winning the
3 Star Regional Premier Master ference Centre, University of Manchester. Tollemache final.
Master who won the Seniors trials; Susanna There will be a Vu-graph and spectators
Mr B Drobny Well done to McIntosh and Sandqvist
Gross, Chris Duckworth and Nicole are very welcome.
Mr DR Arundel 1 Star Tournament for also winning the in augural TGR
Cook, who qualified and Gillian Fawcett Diary Dates: Apr 16-18, Lady Milne
Mr PR Shah Master Auction Pairs (see page 33).
who won the Lady Milne trials. Well Trophy. May 9, Higson Cup and Plate
7 Star Premier Mrs MA Smith done to David Bakhshi who won the At the London Year End Congress,
Master 4 Star Master
Finals, 1pm, MBC. May 27, Annual
National Swiss Teams and to all these in Frances Liew – Philip Town won the
Ms C Stafford General Meeting, 7.30pm, MBC.
Mr MJ Smith the London Year End Congress: Gunnar Mixed Pairs; Janet de Botton and Artur
1 Star Premier 3 Star Master Hallberg, 1st in the Swiss Teams A flight; Malinowski finished 3rd. Malinowski
Dr OR Hendrie Ros Nanayakkara, Michael Alishaw, Tim- Merseyside/Cheshire also finished 2nd in the Swiss Pairs.
Mr PH Shah Mr AJ Legg othy Wilson and Jon Lillycrop, 3rd in the www.mcba.org.uk In County events, Gill Stock – Marion
Premier Master B flight; Bernard Teltscher, 2nd, and Robertson won the Ladies’ Pairs. Gulab
Advanced Master CONGRATULATIONS
Mr TA Cox
Gunnar Hallberg – David Ewart, 4th in R and Mansukh C Shah won the Gentle-
Mrs AG Middleton
the Swiss Pairs; Simon Pollack, 3rd in the to David Stevenson, who
1 Star Tournament Master came out top at the men’s Pairs. Nasresh and Bakul
Open Pairs; and Sarah Dunn – David Mohanlal Shah won the Ranked Masters
Master recent EBL Tournament
Mrs CM Bullock Gold, 2nd in the Mixed Pairs.
Mr E Wolfson Directors’ course in San- Pairs. The Middlesex Club Championship
Dr BS Cole LMBA, in association with Age Con- was won by the Ace of Clubs; Anne
5 Star Master Mr RC Cooper cern Wandsworth, is very pleased to remo. and has now been invited to be a
European Bridge League TD. An impres- Rosen, Ian Draper, Keith Bennett,
Mr MM Shah Mrs E Sparrow announce a new event to be held on
sive performance as he had to go there Jeremy Dhondy, David Solomons,
Mr PM Shah County Master Tuesday April 20 – London’s first ever
Café Bridge Drive, to be played in a directly from playing in the tiring Iceland Richard Spencer, Neil Rosen, Steve
4 Star Master Mr MJ Gurney
number of venues in the Tonsleys area of Express congress in Reykjavik. Capal will compete for the Garden Cities
Mrs P Singer Mrs E Townsend Trophy.
Wandsworth. More details on our web- Pupils from Grange School, Hartford,
2 Star Master Mrs LJ Tracey
site at www.metrobridge.co.uk. Entries have had more success. Current holders Diary Dates: Jun 1, Committee Cup,
Mr J Baruch District Master of the EBU Schools Teams Cup, they also Ace of Clubs, 8pm. An extensive compe-
and enquiries to Ned Paul at ned@ned
Mrs R Gordon Mr S Rogers paul.com or ( 07944 768643. took the top three places in the North- titions calendar may be found on the
Mr JB Patel Area Master Results: Ian Gardiner Trophy Qualifier: West heat of the U-19 Pairs event. The website. Do report points of interest to
Mr NP Shah Mrs S Hinks 1. Sarah Dunn, David Gold, Tom Town- winners were Alex Roberts – Gareth email@example.com.
Advanced Master Mr KA Holmes send, David Ewart; 2. Brian Callaghan, Wilkes, the former is also a member of
Mr L Kendall Mr RH Middleton Chris Duckworth, Fiona Hutchison, Guy the England team for the Peggy Bayer
Miss S Pulley Hart. Palmer Bayer Trophy: 1. Dave Straw- Trophy. Well done to their teacher Simon Norfolk
Mr MP Symonds bridge – Lorna Vestey; 2. Monica Mari- Whitehouse for his continuing support. www.norfolkbridge.co.uk
Mr B Shah The County Trials held in early
Club Master nescu – Timothy Wilson.
Mr SM Shah February provided a sixth win for Stuart THE County A team
Mrs SJ Falgate Diary Dates: Apr 18, Fox Shammon
Mrs IR Veecock Trophy Seniors Pairs, Queen’s Club, 2 pm; Matthews – Alan Stephenson, who were continued their winning
Mrs P Wells
County Master contact Steve Eginton at steve@eginton. over 60 IMPs clear of the field. streak by beating Cambs &
Mr J Chase co.uk or ( 07989 557779. Apr 22, Peter Kaufmann – David Stevenson Hunts 11-9, but the B and
Ms L Glassberg Mr G Seaman Garden Cities Heat Inter-Club Teams of managed to retained their Pairs title at C teams both lost, 9-11
Mrs AR Haria Mrs K Seaman Eight, YCBC, 7pm; contact Chris Duck- the Chester Congress. The Swiss Teams and 3-17.
Mr R Haria North East worth at firstname.lastname@example.org. was won by Alan and Kath Nelson, Congratulations to Gabriel and Giles
Mrs K Lester May 23, London Trophy final; spectators Rhona and Bernard Goldenfield. Ip, Paul Darby and Steve Dannell (photo
Premier Life welcome, RAC Club, 2pm; contact Cecil The Merseyside Cup (teams of four),
Mr HK Shah on next page), who won the Silver Plate –
Mr N Shah Leighton ( 020 8500 0700. held each December, was won by Barry and a special congratulation to Giles
Mr JN Bailey Jones, Paddy Murphy, Ted Reveley, Colin
Mrs A who at 19 must be the youngest-ever
National Master Humphrey
Swietochowski Manchester Norfolk player to win a major national
Mr JT Scott Diary Dates: Apr 18, Charity teams, tournament.
14 Star Premier www.lighton.btinternet.co.uk/ MBC. Apr 25, Preece Rosebowl (County After the weather-delayed Round 4 of
Mr K Depala Regional Master Women’s Pairs), Blundellsands BC. May the Norfolk and Norwich League, Roger
Mr S Rai THE Manchester Tolle-
Mr J Wooton 3, May Day Pairs, MBC. May 7, Lady Cortis’s team topped the table and won
Area Master mache team of Michelle
3 Star Premier Connell Final. May 29, Andrew Rosebowl the Autumn Cycle. The two Division 2
Brunner, John Holland,
Mr M Gandhi Regional Master (County Mixed Pairs), LBC. May 22, top teams, Kath Liversidge and Peter
Michael Byrne, Mike Bell,
Mr S Shah Mrs M Tuke Open Green-pointed Swiss Pairs, MBC.
Gary Hyett, Rodney Howlett, are promoted and will start the
Club Master Jun 3, Liverpool Open Pairs, LBC. June
6 Star Premier Lighton, John Hassett and David Debbage Spring Cycle in Division 1.
Mr T Badiani Master achieved Manchester’s best result for 5-6, match v Dublin. Jun 10, Liverpool
The new year programme of events
Mrs M Kennerley many years in coming runners-up in the Open Teams, LBC. Jun 12, NCL Round 1.
Local Master got off to a good start with a well organ-
final held in February. Jun 17, Jim Davies Swiss Teams, Heswall
Ms L Gardner Dr NR Mehta ised and well supported Beccles Swiss
Steve Mattinson – Pauline Lang won BC. Jun 24, County AGM, LBC. Jul 3,
Mrs J Harris Mrs A Young Teams, won by Neville Hill, Peter Rowlett,
the Championship Pairs at the Midlands NCL Round 2.
Mr H Said 4 Star Premier Robbie Roberson, Iris Green. Other event
Master County Diamond Jubilee Congress. winners were Roger Amey – Mike
Norfolk Mrs P Graham Congratulations to John Holland who Middlesex Walsh, who won the Robertson Cup, and
5 Star Premier has won the Sunday Telegraph Salver for
3 Star Premier www.middlesexbridge.co.uk/ the Norfolk & Norwich team who won
Regional Master Master the most master points earned in 2009.
HEATHER Dhondy, Nevena the Committee Cup. The N&N team was
Miss G Hall
In sixth place was Michelle Brunner. In
Mrs J Laing Richard Thornley, Chris Mallon, Neil
the Gold Point listing to the end of 2009 Senior and Nicola Smith
4 Star Premier 1 Star Tournament
John Holland was in 2nd place and were selected for the Eng- and Laura Tracey, Peter and Helen
Regional Master Master Gaskin, John Brister and Mary Smith.
Michael Byrne in 4th. land Women’s Team for the
Mrs MS Kimbley Mrs B Pace In the 2010 Camrose, Michelle Brunner European Championships. Diary Dates: Apr 25, Hudson Cup,
15 Star Regional 5 Star Master – John Holland represented England in In the Open Teams, Andrew Bawburgh. If you haven’t already entered
Master Mr M Craig the first weekend (see page 11). McIntosh – Nick Sandqvist for some or all of the Norfolk Congress
Mr MJ Connolly 4 Star Master Congratulations to Jeff Smith who will represent England, and events at the Duke’s Head, King’s Lynn,
Regional Master Mr PG Marshall with team-mates from Yorkshire came Gary and Dafydd Jones will represent on Apr 9, 10 and 11, you might still get
Mr G Ip Mrs B Yarrow 2nd in the National Swiss Teams Congress. Wales. Jeremy Dhondy will act as NPC in if you step lively. This is not an event
Well done to four of our youngsters – for England. In the Lady Milne Trials, you should miss!
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