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winners were: Div. 1, David Kendrick, and Mike Perry; runners-up: Glyn

Master Point David Stretton, John Cullingworth, Paul Leicestershire Elwick, Mike and Vic Llewellyn, and

promotions Roberts; Div. 2, Mike Finch, Stephanie

Kitchin, Molly Freeman, Julia Gayton. Megan Williams.

Lincoln Imp on 18th November saw


Following the resignation of Brian to Nick Steven’s team another low turn-out, in spite of the rank

Lancashire County Master

Evans from the committee due to ill (Nick, Paul Bowyer, restrictions being increased. Winners

Ms M Sperrings health, Malcolm Lewis has now taken on were Richard Tupper, Tom Welch, Roger

Premier National Jim Mason, Ben Green,

Master District Master the role of County Youth Officer. Duncan Happer and Haywood and Di Barclay; runners-up:

Mr BJ Ripley Mr M Dawson Matches for the Corbett Cup are now Dick Pathan) who reached the final of Helen Gillatt, Fred Davies, Richard

Mrs J Green well underway. To view the much dis- Watson and Mary Milnes.

National Master the Gold Cup in December. Defeated

Club Master cussed changes in the format proposed semi-finalists in 2005, they went one Would players please make sure all

Mr W Alston

Mr AF Woollin Mrs H Hughes for next year, go to the KCBA website better this time in their quest to be the members of a restricted event are within

and click on ‘News’ for the letter out- first ever all-Leicestershire team to win the set guidelines? Unfortunately, one

3 Star Premier Lincolnshire lining these proposals. You can also view this most coveted title. team was disqualified for contravening

Regional Master

8 Star Premier the results of competitions so far under In the Midland Counties League, the them.

Mrs W Blyth

Master ‘League/Knockout’. first team recorded 17-3 against Notting- In the Charles Heward Trophy held on

Regional Master Diary Dates: Feb 17, Seniors Pairs 2nd December, the winners were Mary

Mrs C Grant hamshire and then on Gold Cup Final

Mrs V Petrie (George Griffiths Cup) TW 11am; Milnes, Bill Gibbs, Joyce Gregory and

7 Star Premier day the reserve players achieved a 14-6

19 Star Premier Master Mar 16, National Newcomers Pairs, victory over Oxfordshire. The second Joan Robertson; runners-up: Andy Mil-

Master Lenham, 1pm; Apr 13, Larsky Cup Final team lost 0-20 and 5-15, the thirds twice ner, Roy Hughes, David and Sally

Miss H Bailey

Mrs A Stephens / Junior Pairs TW 11.00am (Premier won 18-2 and so, with three to play, firsts Williams.

5 Star Master

9 Star Premier Kent Pairs/ Junior Pairs). and thirds lead their divisions. Diary Dates: Feb 10, Random Seeded

Mrs P A Herring

Master The efforts of the Ashby, Blaby, Brad- Teams (pre-entry essential); Mar 2,

4 Star Master

Mrs P Cox

Mr D G Fearn

Lancashire gate, Grantham and Loughborough clubs Garden Cities Heat (a club can enter

Tournament in running heats of the David Boston Sim more than one team); Mar 30, Vincents

Master 3 Star Master Pairs raised £400 for LOROS, with a Men’s and Ladies’ Pairs. All at Dunholme

Mrs P Holden Mr WQ Lockwood LANCASHIRE qualified sixth heat at the County Club raising Village Hall for a 1.30pm start.

2 Star Master for the final of the Tolle- £100 for Rainbows.

4 Star Master

mache by finishing second Last year’s finalists in the Josephs Bowl,

Mr A Rosen Mr A Millington

in Group B behind Surrey. the Leics Teams-of-Four championship,


2 Star Master 1 Star Master The team was Austin

Ben Gibson (holder) and Simon Stokes

Mrs U Hewetson Miss SB York Barnes and Stuart Norris, Catherine have reached the quarter-finals where CONGRATULATIONS to

Mr SJ Rostron Advanced Master Draper and Andrew Woodcock, Andrew David Bakhshi, who won

they are joined by the teams of Val

Master Mrs J Aylett Petrie and Gareth Roberts, Nick and Challands, David Lashley, Kath Lindley, this year’s Gold Cup with

Mrs C Pilkington Master Sue Woodcock, and Paul and Hilda Tony Odams, Dave Pollard and Pat the Allfrey team, and com-

County Master Mr D Hornsby Williams. Watson. miserations to Phil King,

Ms JA Davies Congratulations go to Bill and Liz The Wilde Cup (Non-expert Teams of a member of the team who lost to Allfrey

District Master

Mrs P Drain Wattleworth on finishing second in the Four) was won by Keith Preston (Greta in the semi-finals.

Mrs M McLeod

Swiss Pairs at the EBU Seniors Congress in Cole, Gilly Chivers, Josie Hyslop) with Well done to Tom Townsend, David

District Master Miss M Williams

Daventry. Congratulations also go to Richard Lewis (Bryn Price, Tracey Rowe, Gold and Gunnar Hallberg, whose team

Mrs DJ Ault

London Andrew and Veronica Petrie, and Nick Chris Sleigh) taking the prize for best has reached the finals of the English

Mr D Ault

Dr H Searson and Sue Woodcock, on winning the team comprised entirely of players Trials having beaten the team including

Premier National Teams at the Peebles Congress. Nick Sandqvist and Artur Malinowski in


ranked County Master or below.

Club Master Lancashire Congress: Pairs: 1. Andrew Diary Dates: (NOTE: details of the the semi-finals.

Mr JP Montague Mr DS Ewart Woodcock and Catherine Draper; Conso- Gimson Trophy Heats are on the LCBA At the Autumn Congress, David Gold

Mrs O Morgan 1 Star Regional lation Pairs: 1. Dorothy Gilbert and Doro- website). Feb 4, LCBA National Pairs and Sarah Dunn were second in the

Mr A Pollitt Master thy Slater; Teams: 1. Jeff Smith, Jackie heat; Feb 17, Midland League County Satellite Pairs Final; Helen and Espen

Dr C Brewin Pye, Alan and Kath Nelson. Erichsen were equal second in the Swiss

Leicestershire Match v Warwickshire; Feb 27, Stanley

Regional Master Bury Athenaeum Swiss Teams: 1. Alan Trophy Heat 5; Mar 5, Buckby (Men’s) Pairs; David Gold, Sarah Dunn and David

National Master Mr J Strauss and Kath Nelson, Tracy Capal and Boris Ewart were second in the Burlington Cup.

and Olga (Ladies’) Pairs Cups; Mar 8,

Mr I Bruce Ewart. Lytham Rosebowl: 1. Nick and Sue Well done also to John Matheson,

6 Star Premier Green Point Swiss Pairs; Mar 9, Green

10 Star Premier Master Woodcock. Point Swiss Teams; Mar 18, Leicester second in the Pairs at the SBU Gold Cup

Master Miss AL Chess Diary Dates: Feb 3, LCBA Champ- Mercury (Learners) Pairs; Mar 30, Congress in Peebles.

Mr RC Parker ionship Pairs, Blackburn Bridge Club; Barkby Charity Swiss Teams. NOTE: the advertised organiser of the

Mrs PF Simpson 1 Star Master

Feb 17, LCBA Teams-of-Eight Champ- London Green-Pointed Swiss Weekend

Mr B Foux

9 Star Premier Mr A McDiarmid ionship, Bury Athenaeum; Feb 22-24, Lincolnshire on Mar 8-9 will be away for the three

Master EBU Spring Congress, Harrogate; Mar 2, weeks immediately prior to and includ-

Ms S Northen Master LCBA Restricted Pairs, Brierfield Bridge ing the event. Last minute enquiries

Mr J Parry Mrs S Behrmann Club; Mar 14-16, Cumbria Congress, THE Swiss Teams held should be directed to Sati McKenzie,

8 Star Premier County Master Windermere Hydro; Mar 21-23, EBU 4th November last saw a 020 7627 0977 or

Master Miss GA Davies Easter Festival, Blackpool Hilton; worrying low turn-out. Results: Under-19 Pairs Championship:

Mr GW Loxley District Master Mar 30, Bury Spring Swiss Pairs, Bury Winners were Drene and 1. Robert Sassoon and Philip Railing;

5 Star Premier Mr C Nelson Athenaeum. Alan Brown, Nick Dyer 2. Andrew North and Matthew Morgan.

Master Ms AC Nichols

Mrs M Brown


2 Star Premier


Ms JA Hill

Premier National



Mr F Brown OFFICIAL guests Ann Cryer MP, Yorks President Hubert Castle, and Vice-Chairman Graham Jepson, joined

4 Star Master

Mr BE Davies founder members John Tarpy and Michael Day, officers, members and other guests to celebrate the club’s 40th

Mrs J Hurst

10 Star Premier anniversary. Ann Cryer acknowledged the club’s role in the community and toasted its success.

1 Star Master Master

Mrs A Crispin A ‘magic’ party lunch followed appropriate toasts and formalities. Paul, PS It’s Magic, entertained and amazed

Mr GK Barker

Prof M Patterson diners, some slick card players among them, with his own sleight of hand before nostalgic reminiscences and

6 Star Premier cake cutting. A raffle, prizes from members and commercial bridge donors, raised over £250 for Manorlands local

Advanced Master Master

Mrs C James hospice. Prize Bridge, an individual event directed by Lynda Yates, completed the celebrations.

Mr PM Wanless

Mr D R Twells Keighley Bridge Club has developed from the rented room of 1968 to almost tailor-made premises, bought and

3 Star Premier

refurbished in 2004. We now host County events including Northern Bridge League matches and look forward to

Master Master

the next forty years with great confidence. – Chris Close

Mrs O McClain Mr G Cohen February 2008 English Bridge 45


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