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Since this report is too soon for the Rhona and Bernard Goldenfield, Kathy (county open pairs), MBC. Please note
Master Point AGM, please note there will be a change and Alan Nelson, Michelle Brunner, Jeff this season’s Lady Connell (County
promotions of Treasurer. Unfortunately, Jeff Jeffery
has had to stand down due to family
Smith, Boris Ewart, Tracy Capal. The B
team finished 3rd in Keighley and move
teams) qualifying rounds: Sept 27 MBC,
Oct 9 LBC, Oct. 12 Deva BC.
11 Star Premier 7 Star Premier commitments.
Master Regional Master into second place, just 1VP off first; well
Mr MJ Rughani Mr G Barlow Dairy Dates: Oct 7, Restricted and
Nat. Pairs qualifying (the Restricted
done to Sidney Travers, Joyce and Peter Middlesex
5 Star Premier Premier Master Hismurgh, Pauline Lang, Dave Penning-
Master Mr D G J Matthews pairs is open to non-members and www.btinternet.com/~mcba
Mrs J Gibson Ms K Reissmann ton, Royce Alexander, Robert Jones. The
limited to players below 2* Master); C team, many of them enjoying their BRIGHTON Meeting:
Master Master Nov 4, County Swiss Teams (Pre-entry first Northern League match, had a great top Middlesex finishers
Mrs E Cooper Mr LG Barnes essential); Nov 18, Lincoln Imp (only for day out; they were Dave Matthews, in the Swiss Pairs were,
3 Star Master 5 Star Master players up to Tournament Master); Artur Malinowski (4th),
Mr J A Dean Mrs M Eisenberg Valerie and Barry Hobden, Jennie and
3 Star Master
Dec 2, Charles Heward (all members of Jim Morris, Eddie Thornton Chan, Joyce and Neil Rosen and
2 Star Master
Mrs L A Stone Mr D P Bailey the team must be no more than a 1* and Bill White. Martin Jones (6th). In
1 Star Master Dr K L Hughes Master; open to non-members). the Teams, Heather
Mr GB Beauchamp 2 Star Master The junior team crushed Yorkshire in
Mrs M W Wildey a head-on match, leading throughout. Dhondy finished second in the A Final.
Mr R Sherwood 1 Star Master London Well done to Mikey Bell, Joe Mela, Jon Glyn Liggins won the B Final. The
County Master Mr A F D Ferguson Brighton Bowl was won by Waseem
Miss MA Nicoll www.metrobridge.co.uk King, and Simon Mattinson.
Mr WM Harvison Naqvi, Jerry Stamatov, Manny Marks
Club Master Advanced Master MANY congratulations to President’s Cup: Manchester led
Mrs K M Clarke Mr P M Green Nick Sandqvist and Artur throughout but a slip in the last round and Victor Silverstone.
Mr C Cramphorn Ms J L Rich Congratulations to Richard Johnson
Mr M R Trounce Malinowski who won the saw them fall to second place. Well done
Lincolnshire Master silver medal in the European and hard luck to Rhona and Bernard for a successful July. He won the Teams
National Master Mrs R V Moorehead Open Pairs Championship, Goldenfield, Michelle Burnner, Jeff in Hertfordshire. In the Scarborough
Mr D Caldow District Master Congress, he finished second in the
and to David Bakhshi, David Gold and Smith, Alan Jones, Dave Barton, Ray-
7 Star Regional Mrs M A Gee
Master Tom Townsend who also did well in this mond Semp, Mikey Bell, Dave Collier, Teams and third in the Pairs.
Mr A Andrews
Merseyside/ event. Nick and Artur, along with Janet Well done to Ernest Glanville, Alan
Cheshire Boris Ewart, Sid Travers, Mark Halliwell,
4 Star Regional de Botton, also won the bronze medal in Gradus, Vic Reader and Gerard Brito
Master Life Master Mike Ardron.
Mr P Childs Mrs O E Brown the European Open Mixed Teams event. Brighton Meeting: Manchester players for their 1st equal in the Eastbourne
5 Star Master Mr C J Merrill Well done to Nicola McDougall, had several good results. Bill Hirst and Senior Swiss Teams. Waseem Naqvi and
Mr EE Poole 3 Star Premier Laura McDougall and Alice Kaye, all Manny Marks won the Pairs in Essex.
3 Star Master Regional Master John Holland were in the team that won
members of the England Girls team in In county events, Jacqui Tobias, Gary
Mrs JF Hill Mr K McNeill the Seniors Teams. In the mid-week
2 Star Master
the Youth European Championships also Jones, Uday Hegde and Richard Bowdery
2 Star Premier events, Denis Robson came 2nd in the
Mrs JS Paley Regional Master held this summer. won the Middlesex Plate. Well done to
Mixed Pivot Teams. In the Teams finals,
Master Mrs JM Lovatt Congratulations to those who did well the Victor Ludorum winners: the Expert
Mr R Shelley 9 Star Premier in Brighton: Andy Bowles came third in Kath and Alan Nelson, Jeff Smith and
County Master Master Andrew Petrie were 3rd in the B Final. category was won by Waseem Naqvi
Mrs EM Wilson the main Swiss Pairs, with Artur and the Non-Expert category by Pauline
Mrs F L P Spriggs
Malinowski and David Herman in Youth Europeans: Jennie Marvin was
Club Master 2 Star Premier Cohen.
Mrs M McLeod fourth place; Sarah Dunn and David part of the England Girls team. Michael
Master Best of luck to our Middlesex players
Mr D Trinder
Mrs S Mattison Ewart won the Play with the Experts Byrne was coach and led his Under 20s
London team to 4th place, an excellent result. invited to compete for the Lederer
5 Star Master Pairs; Gunnar Hallberg won the Mixed
Premier Life Mrs F J Davies Pairs; Rob Cliffe was second in the Four NICKO: Manchester B (Michael Memorial Trophy: Heather and Jeremy
Master 2 Star Master Byrne, Andrew Woodcock, David Deb- Dhondy, Artur Malinowski, Glyn
Mr S X Cochemé Mr R Roberts
Stars A final; and David Burn won the
Premier National Four Stars B final, with David Bakhshi in bage, Michael Newman, Kathy Nelson) Liggins, Neil Rosen, Martin Jones and
County Master Andrew McIntosh.
Master Mrs J E second place. reached the semi-final of the NICKO for
Mr J Jacobs Courtney the second year running by beating West Neil Rosen was elected to serve as
Mr B C Peers In the Riviera Congress, Dave Muller
District Master won the Swiss Pairs. of England D. Middlesex County Chairman. Heather
1 Star Premier Mr M Greatbatch
Regional Master Mrs A Thompson This year’s Lederer Memorial Trophy Dhondy is the new Vice Chairman.
Mrs C Tomkin
Mr S K Thompson will be held on 20th-21st October at the Merseyside/Cheshire Diary Dates: Oct 24 and Nov 7, Ace
Club Master Young Chelsea BC. Come along to see of Clubs Championship Pairs; Oct 31
Mr A T Goodier www.mcba.org.uk
Miss S Dunn Mrs K Gordon
Zia and all the other national and inter- semi-final, and Nov 14 final, of the
Ms S Rohan CONGRATULATIONS to two local
Mr P Herbert national bridge stars in play. 1.00pm Dorset Cup and Plate at Eastman’s
2 Star Regional start both days. More details from teams on reaching the latter stages of
Master Middlesex (closing date for entries Oct 24). Nov
Simon Cochemé 020 7603 3032 or national events. In the Crockfords Plate
Mr E A M Leatham National Master 17-18 Middlesex Congress, Stevenage;
1 Star Regional Mr R Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org. Dave Keen, Jean Keen, Tim Prior and
Nov 18, Under 19 Pairs qualifier at
Master Mr DH Wing Results: London League winners: Div I: Matt Foster have reached the final. In the
Mr D Strawbridge 2 Star Premier Pinner.
NDF (Ian Swanson); Div II: Young NICKO Plate, Deva BC E (David Flacks,
15 Star Premier Regional Master Do report points of interest for this
Mr D E Lake Chelsea 5 (Dave Muller); Div III: Mad John Leather, Paul Roberts, John
Master column to email@example.com.
Mr C Moore 9 Star Regional Axemen III; Newcomers: August Red Hampson) have reached the semi-finals.
1 Star Premier Master (Paul Spence). The Risley GP Weekend in mid-July
Master Mr K A Drane
Diary Dates: 7 Oct, Junior Inter- was very successful for M&CBA players. Norfolk
Mrs M Robertson 4 Star Regional
5 Star Master Master County Teams, YCBC (contact David In the Swiss Pairs, the top two places in a www.norfolkbridge.co.uk
Mr D N Bowers Mrs H Greenholtz Muller 020 8204 3975 or dmuller@ strong field were taken by John Hamp- The Norfolk and Suffolk Green Point
Mrs J A Bowers 3 Star Regional dircon.co.uk); 7 Oct, Champions Cup for son and Paul Roberts, with Richard Weekend was well supported, and there
2 Star Master Master
Mrs D S Birshan Ms LJ Quigley League winning teams, YCBC (contact Silcock and Bill Niccol not far behind. In were good results for Norfolk players.
Mrs K Diezinger Regional Master Sati McKenzie 020 7627 0977 or the Teams, Barry Jones, David Stevenson, The Swiss Teams event was won by Mike
1 Star Master Ms H Bakhshi firstname.lastname@example.org); Oct 20-21, Paddy Murphy, Tim Prior finished 2nd. Whiting, Maurice Lewis, June Scotting
Mr R R Pingle Mrs BR Fess
Mr S E Haring Lederer Memorial Trophy (see above); The annual County Match B Team and Jon Williams (Beds); Mike Bolster,
Mrs L Kennedy 6 Star Premier Nov 11, Under-19 Pairs Championship, against Derby resulted in a loss for us by Mark Hill, Paul Darby and Steve
Mrs H Rizk Master YCBC (contact Dave Muller as above); 37 IMPs, but thanks to all those who Dannell were 4th. In the Swiss Pairs,
Master Mr M Davis Dec 2, Daily Telegraph Cup (Invitational
Mr P W Blumer 5 Star Premier
took part. The M&CBA team were Chris June Scotting and Jon Williams, and
Mr G Fraser-Sampson Master inter-County Teams of 4), YCBC (con- Whaley, Rekha Gatfield, Geoff Cowie, Paul Darby and Steve Dannell were
County Master Mr S M Walter tact Chris Duckworth 020 7385 3534 Cameron Boyd, Rob Roberts, Earl equal 3rd.
Mrs S Cowen Premier Master or chris.duckworth @lineone.net). O’Keeffe, Margaret Lloyd, David Howe, Trophy event winners: Kings Lynn
District Master Mr G Ridger
Mrs DA Friedman 3 Star Tournament Ian Stanley, Joan King, John Griffith, Trophy (teams), Tony and Sheila Warner,
Mr RS Friedman Master Manchester Olwen Brown. and John and Julie Aspinall. Gender
Ms M Stanley Mr PH Vernon
Club Master www.lighton.btinternet.co.uk/ Diary Dates: Oct 6-7, Great Northern Pairs: Ladies: Irene Bevan and Ann Ellis;
5 Star Master Swiss Pairs; Oct 7, Chester Bowl (charity
Mr T Chapman Mr E Littlejohns NORTHERN League Men: Richard Thornley and Malcolm
Mrs F M Gordon pairs), Deva BC; Oct 27, Northern Connolly. Mills Knight Trophy: Mary
1 Star Master Match 2: The A team
Manchester Mr C D Morren continued to stamp their Counties League round 4; Oct 31, Smith and Graham Hardman. Broke
Life Master Advanced Master authority by winning the Smedley Hydro (County inter-club Trophy: Mike and Barbara Harnden.
Mr WD White Mr J Baruch
Mrs J White Mrs A Mace second match. The team at Brierfield was teams of eight); Dec 2, Waterworth Cup Wymondham Trophy (restricted pairs):
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