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
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,
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-
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
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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