2nd place and the B team in 3rd place. The C team won their
division and will represent the Eastern Counties in the
National Inter-County Leagues Finals.
Congratulations to Robert Miller - Daniel Baines for
winning the Grand Masters Pairs.
NOTTS finished the county season with close
matches against Leicestershire (11-9, 10-10 and
2-18) and Derbyshire (12-8, 20-0 and 6-14).
Next season starts against Oxfordshire (10th
May) and Warwickshire (28th June).
Nationally Willie Crook starred winning the Harrogate
Swiss Teams and the Northern Easter Festival Teams as well as
qualifying for the National Pairs Final with Daniel Crook.
John and Irene Auld won the Leicestershire Green Point
Pairs and came 7th in the Portland Pairs. Congratulations also
to Kyle Lam who captained Cambridge B to win the Univer sities
Championship for the Portland Bowl (see page 38).
CONGRATULATIONS to Aleksandar Lishkov -
Chris Wilson (photo below) on winning the
National Masters at the EBU Ranked Masters Pairs.
Aleksandar's team were 2nd in the Swiss Teams at
the Harrogate Congress.
At the Bedfordshire Swiss Teams, Paula Hopkinson, David
Patterson, Hugh Thomson and Mike Webley were 2nd. Rob
Dixon came 2nd and David Southcombe 3rd in the Swiss
Pairs at the Devon Congress. At the Norfolk Congress in March
Judy Wesselbaum - Ruth Kim won the Markwell Trophy.
Congratulations to the county teams who won the Dawes
and Porter Leagues. and were 2nd in the Markham League in
the Midlands County League this year.
Hampshire won the Beck Cup, Oxfordshire's Invitation
Teams of Four.
Freddie Illingworth and Laura Covill played in the England
team which retained the Peggy Bayer Trophy. Freddie was also in
the Portland Bowl winning Cambridge B team (photo page 57).
Diary dates: Tue June 9, OBA AGM. Sat & Sun June 13-14,
Oxfordshire Congress. Thurs July 16, OBA Management
CONGRATULATIONS to Caroline Macpherson
who came 2nd in the Portland Pairs out of
hundreds who entered the competition.
Andrew Robson returns to Somerset on
November 19 to present two seminars at the
Staffs and Shrops
DAN Crofts is the man in form. After winning
the Premier Grand Masters with Jason Hackett he
went on to win the Shropshire Congress Teams,
with Ed Levy in the team; 2nd was Richard
Horsley's Derbyshire team. Dan finished 3rd in the Pairs, with
Manchester's Rodney Lighton - John Currie and Brian
Nicholls - Keith Shuttleworth ahead of him. Pat Embrey -
John Higgs won email@example.com Griffith -
Shirley Redford 2nd.
On the international scene Paul Hackett, with Ireland's
Tom Hanlon, picked up the US$10,000 second prize in the
Yeh Bros Cup in Shanghai (see page 43). Paul also won the
Seniors' Teams in Belfast.
Diary dates: June 10, Mixed Pairs Championship, 7.15pm,
Wolverhampton BC; contact Judy Mitchell on 01743 235374
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
DEBBY Sutcliffe - Maria Allnutt, David Wiseman -
Eric Wright, Sarah Farr - Nick Farr all qualified to
represent Suffolk in the Corwen Trophy. Team Price
(David and Jenny Price, Jane Moore and Rosemarie Mascall)
have qualified to represent Suffolk in the Pachabo.
Jane Moore was part of the England team that finished a
close second to Wales in the Lady Milne.
Diary dates: Sun July 5, Club Players Championship,
Stansfield. Wed July 15, Senior Pairs, Clare.
Tf.email@example.comRule won the Regional
Masters at the Ranked Masters Pairs.
Brian Gladman was runner-up in the Flighted
Swiss Pairs at the London Easter Festival. Jamie
Muller was also a runner-up, in the Under-19 Pairs at the same
A team containing Jeffrey Allerton, Frances Hinden and
Graham Osborne won the London One Day Green Point Swiss
Among the winners of the Pairs at the Really Easy Weekend
Spring Break were Ruth Rettie - Dilwyn Edwards.
Diary dates: Sun June 14, AGM Swiss Pairs, 1pm, Ripley;
please remember to bring your own tea. Enter via the Surrey
web site or contact Frances Trebble (01252 679883 or email
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Oxfordshire's Chris Wilson and Aleksandar Lishkov, winners of
the National Masters at the EBU Ranked Masters Pairs