the winners of the Ladies’ Pairs. Jason Alastair Dunbar 3rd. venues). Jan 7-9 2011, Midland Counties
Hackett won the Pairs at Scarborough. Venture Pairs: 1. N/S Frank Howard – Congress. Yorkshire
Avril Strong, 2. N/S Tony Whitely – More information available from www.ycba.freeserve.co.uk/
Carson Pratt; 1. E/W Pam Bache – www.warwickshirebridge.co.uk or
Suffolk Doreen O’Dell, 2. E/W Mayra Henday – Sandra Squires sandra_squires@email.
SANDY Davies, David
Robinson, Graham Jepson
www.suffolkbridge.co.uk Nelly Wheelwright. Sussex Green Point com.
and David Musson were
SUFFOLK County Chair- Swiss Teams: 1. Sue and Chris Taylor,
winners of the Champion-
Linda Fleet and Peggy Moss; 2. Gerald
man Andrew Moore has
Soper, Terry Goldsmith, Brian Ransley,
Wiltshire ship Teams at the EBU’s Scarborough
been monopolising the Congress.
prizes recently. He and Brian Mcquire. www.wcba.co.uk
Alex Hydes and James Thrower
David Price retained their Seniors title A great result in Brighton for Andrew THE county is building (photo below) won the Swiss Pairs event
(68.8%), from Julian Lang – David Southwell – Matthew Hoskins who up to the start of the at the EBU’s Riviera Congress.
Morran (63.3%) in second and Claude finished 3rd in the first weekend in the new season. At the time Roy Garthwaite, Heather Hobson
Stokes – Jeff Orton (62.3%) in third. Swiss Pairs. Seniors Swiss Teams: 4. of writing, entries are coming in well for and Janet and Ted Latham won the
Then Andrew and his wife Jane won the Roger Poulter – Pyers Pennant, 46. the two leagues and for the knock-out Mixed Pivot Teams at the Brighton
Married Pairs (61.8%), from Elaine and Mary Briant – Judith Brown. Wednesday competitions. Summer Meeting. They were also the
Alan Green (59.7%) in second; third Open Pairs: 2. Matthew Hoskins –Jens Players should note that our Sunday runners-up in the Gerard Faulkner
place was tied between Jenny and David Toft. Second Weekend: in the Teams events will be held at a new venue this Salver (Seniors Knock-out Teams).
Price, and Maureen and John Heath event Jeremy Willans was in the team season, at the Wyvern Club in Devizes. The York A team finished in 5th place
(57.3%). Also with his wife Jane, Andrew that came 2nd in the B Final and 7th in Consult the county web site for in the final of the EBU’s Garden Cities
won the Clare Swiss Pairs (93 VP), from the B Final were Matthew Hoskins, directions. competition.
Julian Lang – David Morran (89 VP) in Andrew Southwell, Mick Carrington Congratulations to the Swindon Congratulations also to the
second and Jan Wynne – Audrey Tillet and Richard Fedrick; well done to all of quintet (Andrew Law, Bob Bannister, following on their successes in county
(88 VP) in third. them. Roy France, Sam Sloan and Kathy events and club congresses: Malton
Diary dates: Sunday Oct 31, Club Diary dates: Oct 17, Basic bridge Hodgson) who reached the semi-final Swiss Teams: Stuart Davies, Giles
Teams-of-Eight, Woodbridge. Sunday Pairs, East Grinstead. Oct 24, Ladies’ of the NICKO Plate, losing to a Young Foster, Richard Winter and Tom
Nov 7, Novice Pairs, Risbygate. Sunday Pairs, Patcham. Nov 13, Chairman’s Chelsea team at that stage. Copeland. John Gerrard Simultaneous
Dec 5, Club Teams of Four, Ipswich Cup, Avenue. Dec 5, Basic Bridge Pairs,
Pairs: 1. Sylvia Symons – Frank Leigh
Bowls Club.Full details of all events on Bognor.
Worcestershire (Leeds), 2. George Bak – Gill Copeland
the SCBA website. (Bradford), 3, Derek Markham – Giles
Warwickshire www.worcestershirebridge.co.uk Foster (Bradford); 204 pairs took part
Surrey SUMMER is a quiet from thirteen clubs. Yorkshire Flitch:
time for Worcestershire Annette and Mike Jackson. Waddington
www.surreycountybridge.org.uk OVER one hundred bridge as everyone goes Cup Final: Bradford (Alan Jarvis, Giles
people celebrated the on holiday, but there is Foster, Tony McNiff and Sue Logan).
MANY congratulations to Bob Rowlands grand opening of the new
who is this year’s winner of the John still some news to report. Newcomers Pivot Teams: Chris Riggall,
purpose-built Coventry A team from Pershore Bridge Club Gill Woodcock, Julia Broady and Marie
Armstrong Award for exemplary sports- and North Warwickshire
manship in bridge (see page 25). Peter (Wilf Atkinson, Ken Southwell, Bernard Hallam.
Bridge Club on 25th July, Palmer, Sally Martin) won the Avon In schools bridge, the Yorkshire
Lee collected the award on Bob’s behalf which was opened by the Lord Mayor
at the Brighton Summer Meeting. Cup, and at the Nottinghamshire Green- Schools Cup and Christine Asquith Trophy
(see page 38). Guests included EBU pointed Weekend John Sansom, Pam teams-of-four events were won by Jack
Also at Brighton Angela McCready – Board Members Malcolm Oliver and
John Samuels won the B Final at the Pearce, Joyce Skelton and Sandy Davies Simm – Sam Smith (Harrogate) with
Graham Jepson, World Chief TD Max won the Teams event, with Pam and Manchester team-mates. A special award
Seniors Congress. Bavin and Daily Mail Bridge Corres-
Shirley Pritchard, Graham Hudson, John also finishing second in the Pairs. was made for excellent play by Matthew
pondent Peter Donovan. David Jones, Diary dates: Mon Oct 4, Closed Poulter (Leeds) and Julian Ostrowski
Peter Bentley and an out-of-county Club President, expressed the hope that
player were runners-up in the Teams at Teams Qualifier*. Sat Oct 9, Irene Allen (Barnsley). The Yorkshire Schools Pairs
with a forty-table capacity and the most ‘Non Expert’ Swiss Pairs, Stourbridge, competition was won by Joseph
the Eastbourne Seniors Congress. up-to-date technology, Coventry would
Details of forthcoming events for the 1pm. Sat Oct 30, Malvern Green Pointed Cresswell – Daniel Cerigo.
become a major bridge venue. The Swiss Pairs, Bransford, 1pm. Sun Oct Diary dates: Oct 24, Nelson Rose
new season are available on the website opening pairs event was won by Mike
– contact Frances Trebble ( 01252 31, Malvern Green Pointed Swiss Teams, Bowl, Harrogate. Oct 31, Yorkshire
Butler – Peter Donovan. Bransford, 12 noon. Mon Nov 8, Mixed League (Match 1). Nov 14, Ryedale Pairs,
679883 for further details. Congratulations to our Dawes team Teams (Bill Dalman Trophy). Mon Nov New Earswick. Nov 21, Yorkshire
of David Jones, Gary Watson, George 22, Grand Prix Teams. Sun Nov 28, League (Match 2). Nov 28, YCBA 75th
Sussex Cuthbertson, Ian Handley, Roger Bryant, Inter-club Teams for Healey Cup. Mon Anniversary Event, Walshford). Dec 5,
Dave Kenward and Mike Leese, Steve Dec 6, Mixed Pairs. Mon Dec 20, Yorkshire League (Match 3). Dec 19,
Wood on winning the National County Christmas Charity Swiss Team, 7pm. Mixed Pivot Teams, New Earswick. r
NOVICE Sw iss Teams: Teams of Eight Final in July.
1. Mark Withington, Ann WPL winners: George Cuthbertson –
Bradstock, Dave Collard Ian Handley (PremA), Roy Moore –
and Ros Osbourne; 2. Ann Norman Selwyn (PremB), Mark
Binder, Maggie Conway, Johnson – Joan Macleod(PremC).
Frances Wallace and Jose- Teams League: Div. 1: WMBC (Hackett);
phine Forrester. Div. 2: WMBC (Poole); Div. 3, Moseley
The hot summer must have (Heighway).
diminished the numbers at the Ardingly Sutton BC winners of the Joyce Hare
Swiss Pairs this year but a fiercely Teams: Anne Woosnam, Barbara Wren,
competitive day ensued with Mike Nick Woosnam, Mike Morriss.
Dancy – Amanda Bolton coming top, Diary dates: Sunday Oct 17, Frank
George Phillips – Valerie Frearson Cup, WMBC, 1.45pm. Nov 22-26,
second, and Peter Llewellyn-Jones – County Simultaneous Pairs (various
OCTOBER 19 is the closing date for
the submission of county reports
for the next issue of English Bridge.
London’s Alex Hydes (left) and Yorkshire’s James Thrower,
Please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org winners of the English Riviera Swiss Pairs event
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