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Eastmans Bridge Club, 2pm. Nov 14, playing with Charles Outred from team that won the B Final at the Scerri and partner as runners-up, and

U19 Pairs Championship, Pinner Bridge Glasgow. The Hurworth B team of Scarborough Summer Congress. Cathy Rowland – Mary-Ann Sheehy in

Club, 2pm; Nov 27-28, Middlesex Con- David Broadhead, Damien Hassan, Diary dates: Sat Oct 9, Saturday 3rd place. The Swiss Teams was won by

gress, Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet, Clive Owen, Chris Owen, Malcolm Winter League, Stamford. Sun Oct 10, Ed Scerri and team-mates, with David

1pm start. Oliver and Martin Kane have won Eden Cup and Murchie Lerner, Kettering. Flower, David Stead, Michael Goldsmith

through to the semi-final of the NICKO Wed Oct 20, Wednesday Winter League, and Nick Perceval-Price runners-up.

Plate where they will play Welwyn Northampton. Sun Oct 24, Lakeland Geoff Nicholas – Krishan Jalie won

Norfolk Garden City J. and Kettering Trophy, Kettering. Wed the June Seniors Pairs, with Geoff and

www.bridgewebs.com/norfolk/ Two NEBA clubs ran events for Nov 17, Wednesday Winter League, Rosemary Runnicles winning in July

Macmillan Cancer Care. The Macmillan Northampton. Sat Nov 27, Saturday and Colin Jones – Norman Gascoyne in

THE Eastern Counties Pairs for the Margaret Watts Memorial Winter League, Stamford. August.

League season started Trophy, won by Pauline and Nigel Diary dates: Oct 10, Midlands League

ingloriously for Norfolk. Durie, played at St Georges, raised over v Warwickshire, Oxford BC. Oct 12,

Against Hertfordshire, the £900 for the Charity, whilst the 24 Hour Nottinghamshire County Pairs Heat, Oxford BC. Oct 31,

A team lost 3-17, the B Bridgeathon organised by Wearside www.bridgewebs.com/nottinghamshire Men’s and Ladies’ Pairs, Oxford BC. Dec

team lost 8-12 and the C Bridge Club and Elvet Rotary Club raised 5, Swiss Pairs, Oxford BC.

team lost 2-18. Must do better! NOTE the new website address for

over £10,000.

The summer open events continued Notts above.

Diary dates: Oct 20-22, NEBA

to be well supported. Trophy winners Autumn Simultaneous Pairs for the

In the County Match against Leicester- Somerset

were: Shaw Trophy: Roger Cortis – Stuart shire, Notts 1st and 3rd teams lost 12-8

Cramlington Cup, clubs. Sunday Oct www.somersetbridge.org.uk

Langridge; Mills Knight Trophy: John and 4-16 respectively, but the 2nd team

24, King Cup. Saturday Oct 30, Gazette CONGRATULATIONS to

Harrison – Nawal Fenwick; Broke Trophy: won 17-3.

Cup Final. Nov 12-14, NEBA Congress, John and Marjorie Dil-

Mike and Barbara Harnden. The In the Notts / EBU One-day Green-

Allensford. worth, Helen Lilly and

Wymondham Trophy (Restricted Pairs) point Swiss Events at Spondon there

went to Alan Hourd – Trish Raywood. were 80 pairs in the Pairs and 25 teams Olgar Belding who won the

Open Pairs: 1. Roger Amey – Mike

Northamptonshire in the Teams. The Swiss Pairs was won Swiss Pairs at our AGM,

Whiting, 2. Gabriel Ip – Stuart Langridge, by the Notts pair John and Irene Auld and Ken and Ann Bawdon,

www.northantsbridge.info/

3. John Harrison – Nawal Fenwick, 4. with another Notts pair, David Julian Brown and Kathy Pilkington who

THE Eden Cup and Murchie Lerner will were second.

Brian Parkinson – Harry Fox, 5. Bogdan Burgess – Gordon Fullerton, 3rd. The

take place at Kettering Bridge Club on Thanks to Ken and Ann Bawdon for

Drobny – Maureen Kimbley, 6. Roger Swiss Teams was won by John Sansom –

Sunday October 10 starting at 1pm. The administering the Michael Coda Cup

Amey – Robbie Roberson. Pamela Pearce with Joyce Skelton –

afternoon session will be a qualifying event, which we are delighted to say

Forthcoming attractions: Oct 17, Sandy Davies.

session with the top fourteen pairs raised £1330 for last year’s county

Allwood Wharton Trophy, Club Teams Diary dates: the full calendar is

playing for the Eden Cup and the others nominated charity, the EBU’s Youth and

of Eight, Roundwood. Oct 31, Houston available on the website. On Wed-

for the Murchie Lerner. Entries to Jim Education Charitable Trust. Thanks

Trophy, Swiss Teams, Bawburgh. Nov nesdays the President’s Cup continues,

Bainbridge. also to Dave Latchem for preparing the

14, Orb Pacquot, Swiss Pairs, Round- interrupted by a BGB Sim on Oct 13.

The Lakeland, the inter-club teams of commentary.

wood. Dec 5, Barclays Bank Trophy, The NCBA Anniversary Teams will take

eight event, will be taking place at We have a large programme of

Roundwood. Enjoy! place on Sunday Oct 24. (Enquiries and

Kettering Bridge Club on Sunday county sponsored events, twenty-three

entries to Graham Brindley ( 0115

October 24 starting at 1pm. The winners in total played over a ten-month

9232186.) Joan Burgess has become the

North East will represent the county in the Garden

League for Teams of Four Secretary. season. Running the programme takes a

Cities Trophy. On the same day the lot of organisation, administrative sup-

www.neba.co.uk Kettering Trophy for teams of four will port and event management. We would

THE NEBA Summer be held at Kettering Bridge Club starting Oxfordshire like to thank all the Committee mem-

Pairs was won by Janet at 1pm. Entries to Jim Bainbridge. bers involved with the county pro-

www.oxfordshirebridge.co.uk

and Frank Springett. There have been a few successes of gramme for a large amount of work

Cramlington Bridge county members in national compe- AT the OBA AGM in June,

the following Officers behind the scenes, and also all members

Club again held their titions, James and Shirley Dutton outside of the Committee who are

successful one-day Pairs finished second in the Northants Swiss were elected: John Briggs,

Chairman; Sandra Nichol- involved with directing and scoring, as

Congress and winners of the Bridge Pairs. Jim Bainbridge, Margaret Jones, well as those transporting tables,

Holiday were Hayden Dando – Martin Ross Stacey and Leszek Lubaszewski son, Secretary; Dinah

Lintott, Treasurer; Stephen bidding boxes and the pre dealt hands

Kane. North East players had a were second in the Nottinghamshire to and from the events. The county is

successful weekend at the Peebles Con- Swiss Teams with Christine White, Ian Brown, Chief Tournament Director;

Alan Grunwald, Tournament Secretary; fortunate to have a very good website

gress with the main Teams event being Clarke, Chandra Ramamoorthy and run by Tony Manickam, which provides

won by Clive Owen, Malcolm Oliver Michael Gore Browne in 3rd place. Geoff Nicholas, President’s Cup, Chester

Cup and Wessex League Secretary; Ian an excellent service. The site is kept up

and Chris Owen from the North East Robert Miller was a member of the

Angus, Match Secretary; Brenda Harris, to date with news and results not only

Publicity Officer and Marryat Stevens, for the county itself, but also for some of

Youth Officer. OBA President Evan our affiliated clubs. We would like to

Harris presented the prizes, followed by thank Holly Quinn, Barry Morrison,

free bridge and refreshments. Joan Sprague, and David and Pat

Sixteen thousand pairs entered the Hancock for acting as stand-by pairs at

World-Wide Simultaneous Pairs, from various of our county competitions last

which Lorraine Jones – Peter Owen- season.

Smith emerged as the highest-ranked Diary dates: Oct 23, Mixed Teams of

UK pair, achieving a remarkable 159th Four, Street. Nov 6, Swiss Teams, Wool-

place. avington. Dec 5, Men’s and Ladies’ Pairs,

In the Swiss Pairs at Brighton, Chris West Camel.

Cooper and partner achieved 28th place

from a field of 352 pairs. Kathy and Staffs and Shrops

Denis Talbot won the Monday Open

Pairs. Robert Procter, Michael Robin- www.staffsandshrops.org.uk

son, Nathan Piper and Ian Angus WE welcome Kath Adams

reached 8th place from a field of 164 on to the County Com-

teams in the Brighton Bowl. Meanwhile mittee as our new

at Cwmbran, Maxine and Stuart Henry Treasurer.

reached 11th place in the Swiss Pairs The winners of the

From the left: Manchester CBA’s Rhona Goldenfield, Jim Luck, Kath Nelson from a field of 86 pairs. Phoenix Trophy were Paul Cutler and

Photo: EBU

and Bernard Goldenfield, winners of the Seniors Swiss Teams The Oxfordshire Congress attracted a James Vickers.

at the Brighton Summer Meeting. record entry this year. Beryl Kerr and Apologies to Pat Poxon and Gillian

partner won the Swiss Pairs, with Ed Allsop: they should have been down as

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