Pairs, Ladock. Oct 17, County Swiss leads to details of the highs and lows of 46th; Ann Slee, Alison Pollock, Ruth came second in the Pairs A Final and the
Teams, Penzance. Nov 7, Pivot Teams, our county pairs over the last couple of Edmondson and Brigid McElroy were Swiss Pairs was won by Manny Marks and
Ladock. Nov 21, Newcomers’ Pairs, seasons. 54th in the Teams. The teams have been his partner. The Mountnessing B team
Ladock. Nov 28, Bodmin Swiss Pairs, In the Midlands League, our third selected to represent Devon A in the (David Tennet, Linda Fleet, Tim Connett
Lanhydrock Golf Club. team not only won last season’s Mark- Western League 2010 - 2011. and Steve Ensor) reached the last 16 of
ham Trophy but also won the overall Diary Dates: Oct 23-24, Plymouth the NICKO Plate. In the Essex / Herts One
trophy against all the other third divi- Congress; contact David Hugo ( 01548 Day Events, Jill Hair – Paddy Murray were
Cumbria sion teams from the other regions. 562267. Oct 26, Charity Simultaneous 5th in the Swiss Pairs, and Sandy Riach –
www.ccdba.co.uk Sheena Haytack – Mary Marshall Pairs; contact Paul Ainsworth ( 01803 Robert Elliott and team-mates were 4th
have won the Corry Cup for the Ladies’ 752846. Saturday Oct 30, Exeter Club in the Swiss Teams.
THE AGM on 1st August saw a number Pairs Championship, with John Griffin – One Day Swiss Pairs; Sunday Oct 31, In Essex competitions, the winners of
of long-serving officers retire. Our thanks Don Smedley winning the Dodson One day Swiss Teams; contact Jean the Team of Four Trophy were Margaret
go to Geoff Bell (Secretary), David Shep- Shield for the DCBA Men’s Pairs Cham- Whitlam ( 01404 815318. Nov 12-14, Curtis, David Sherman, Tony Philpott,
pard (Chairman) and Leo Lehninger pionship. Torquay BC Congress, Palace Hotel, Nigel Bardsley and Dick Green, who beat
(Equipment Officer) for their many years The July Green Point Event was jointly Torquay; contact Joan Ley ( 01803 Marc Chawner, Paul Spencer, Ian Moss
of hard work for bridge in Cumbria. The run by Notts and Derby, with Irene and 401119. Sunday Nov 21, One-day and Mike Graham in the final. The Plate
new Chairman is John MacLachlan, John Auld winning the Saturday Pairs Charity Swiss Teams, Filleigh Village was won by Val and Paul Mollison, John
Equipment Officer is Bruce Denwood and John Sansom, Pamela Pearce, Joyce Hall; contact John Boxall ( 01271 Williams, Brian Davies, who beat Peter
and the Secretary is Glenda Lloyd. Skelton and Sandy Davies the Sunday 882675. Sunday Nov 21, One-day Charity Scotting, Michael Watson, Jacek Lapszys
In the second match of the Northern Teams. Swiss Teams, New County Inn, Smith- and Sandy Riach in the final.
League ‘C’ Division the Cumbria team One of the DCBA’s most popular leigh; contact ( David Hugo 01548 Other recent Essex competitions:
continued their good form finishing events is our Summer Swiss Event. Every 562267. Mixed Teams: =1. John Stimson, Winnie
second to Lancashire and remaining top two weeks for eleven weeks up to twenty- Godber, Colin Elliot, Martin Baker and
of the group. Congratulations to Colin five teams of four battle it out for Alan Cohen, Bob Hair, Allan Greenstein,
Woods, Graeme Walker, Dorothy Prit- valuable prizes on each evening and Dorset
Yvonne Dias; 3. Margaret Curtis, Ray
chard, Howard Brown, Ian Reeves, Tony overall. Current overall leaders are Andy www.bridgewebs.com/dorset Cornell, David Clark, Ray Clarke.
Bartlett, Adam Aitken and Ian Smith. Wells’ team. It will be over by the time Summer Seniors: 1. Ian Moss – Peter
THE County would
Unfortunately, Cumbria was not as this goes to press and the final results Oake, 2. Mike Rand – Chris Chorley,
like to give special
successful in the Pearse McNamara can be viewed on the website. 3. Bob Hair – Alan Cohen. George Curtis:
thanks to Helen Ack-
Trophy on June 27, losing by a resound- 1. Nicole Cook, Peter Oake, Peter Frank-
royd and Julian Gregory
ing 84 IMPs to Lancashire. It was, as lin and Alan Mayo; 2. Margaret Curtis,
Devon for organising an excellent Green Point
always, a match played in great spirit and David Sherman, Frank Morrison and Ian
Swiss Teams, despite the distractions
many thanks to Barrow Bridge Club for www.devonbridge.co.uk Moss; 3. Roger and Jill Tattersfield, Alaric
from the glorious weather and a certain
hosting the event and providing a won- Cundy and Chris Megahey.
CONGRATULATIONS England World Cup match! We would
derful spread for tea. Diary dates: Oct 10, Fletcher Trophy.
to Sephen Lindfors – be interested in knowing your opinion
Diary Dates: week commencing Oct of extending the event to two days, in Oct 24, Tony Kelvin Swiss Teams.
Jim Grant who were
4, Autumn Simultaneous Pairs held in order to incorporate both pairs and
second in the Swiss
clubs. Oct 10, Pro-Am teams, Eden BC. teams, in future.
Teams at the Mid Wales Gloucestershire
Nov 7, Championship Teams Qualifier, Weymouth Cup: 1. Helen Ackroyd,
Congress in July, playing
St Herbert’s Centre Keswick. with Andrew Thompson – Mike Fletcher. Martin Brook, Ann Sharples and Bob www.gcba.org.uk
The EBU Riviera Congress held in Mott, 202 VPs; 2. David and Isabel Marr, THE Summer events
Derbyshire Torquay attracted many players from Claire Hillyard and Richard Vessey, 162 had an increase in num-
other parts of the country. Congratu- VPs; 3. Hilary Brain, Chris Stevens, bers this year. The Pivot
www.dcba.org.uk lations to the following Devon players: Clive Russell and Alistair Cowley, 161 Teams, played over four
THESE last minute notes Warner and Louise Solomon, Alan and VPs. Congratulations to Jan Green, Joan sessions, was won by
are unfortunately not as Jette Bailey, second in the Swiss Teams; Meech, Frances Keene and Judy Petran J. Angseesing, W. Angseesing, P. Phair,
comprehensive as usual, Ann Slee, Richard Lingham, Ruth who won the actual trophy. A. Wearmouth, T. Hill, and R. Croot.
with our usual con tri - Edmondson and Brigid McElroy were Allendale Trophy: =1. Helen Ackroyd, The Summer Teams is an individual
butor, Jennifer Floutier, 3rd. Tim and Patricia Mantle were 3rd Martin Brook, Ann Sharples and Bob competition with participants being
being temporarily occu- in the Swiss Pairs. Mott; 2. Adrian Fontes, Mac Lowcock, only able to score with the same partner
pied building her new home! The Newton Abbot Charity Swiss John Jones and Keith Palmer, 81 VPs; twice; it was won by Joe and Wendy
The best way to catch up on what has Teams event held on the 1st August was 3. Eugene Sheehan, Mary Clews, David Angseesing. The Summer Pairs is an
been happening recently is to scour the won by Mike Crelley, Ann Hinkins, Gill and Pat Page, 79 VPs. individual competition where the best
Derbyshire website on www.dcba.org.uk. Eileen Davies and Tom Wallis. At Dorset Green Point Swiss Teams:
six scores with different partners count.
The Calendar and Handbook buttons Brighton, Ann Slee – Richard Lingham 1. Keith Bennett, Andrew Bennett, Tracy
It had one session left when this report
give full details of events in the new were 28th in the Swiss Pairs, followed by Adams and Steve Tearle, 99 VPs; 2. Phil
season. The County Matches button Ruth Edmonson and Brigid McElroy was submitted and Tony Letts narrowly
Norman, Guy Lawrenson, Mark Hooper
led Val Constable.
and Christine Bradley, 96 VPs; =3. Karen
By the time you read this, the autumn
Dewar, Mac Lowcock, Ken Dunn,
Charles Patrick, and Rohan Bagshawe, Monday Night sessions will be under
5th World University Julian Gregory, Margaret Williamson, way but don’t worry if you have not
managed to get to them, as the Pairs and
Keith Jerram, 93 VPs.
Bridge Championship Diary Dates: Oct 10, Simeon Cup League restart in January. Please contact
the Chief Tournament Director if you
Pairs. Oct 31, Ladies’ Pairs and Men’s
Pairs. Dec 12, Chope Salver Mixed Pairs. want to participate and need a partner
THE 5th World University Bridge Championship ended on August or team-mates.
Jan 9, Frost Rose Bowl Teams – all at the
9, 2010 in Kaoshiung, Chinese Taipei. After six days of play, Allendale Community Centre. The County Knock-out qualifying
Poland (who had the championship sewn up before the last round is being held on Monday October
round) took the gold medal with 276 VPs, leaving the silver to 26; those who qualify will then play a
Essex knock-out match every two months
France with 238 VPs and the bronze to Israel with 232 VPs.
www.essexbridge.co.uk until defeated. Why not get a team of
Cambridge University, representing England, came ninth out of four from your club and enter?
THERE have been several
fourteen teams. The team was: David Williams, Sarah O’Connor, good results in national Sunday events before Christmas are
David Faria, Graeme Robertson, Tom Rainforth, with John Hasle- competitions. Sue and the Lesley Everett Cup for teams of four
grave as coach and Michael Byrne as non-playing captain. Chris Taylor, Linda Fleet on October 17. The Bredon Vale Cup
and her partner won the takes place on November 7; all affiliated
Graeme Robertson won the Paul Magerman Trophy for the award
Sussex One Day Swiss clubs can enter up to two teams of four.
for best played/defended hand for his defence to a 4´ contract. Teams. In the Eastbourne Summer Seniors The Leonard Cup is a pairs competition
Congress, Richard Register – Alan Cohen for players ranked below National
48 English Bridge October 2010 www.ebu.co.uk