FOLLOWING an extremely close contest in the
final of the Chronicle Cup in February, victory
went to Bodhan Hnyda - John Eglington
(57.13%) just edging out Damian Hassan - Bill
March (56.89%). Third place was taken by Inga and Neil
Aiston. Clear winners of the Chronicle Plate were Nichola
Cockerill-Smith - Beverley Godfrey who finished more than
6% clear of the field.
Team Gibson beat Team Muir in the final of the North
Eastern League and go on to represent NEBA in the Pachabo
Cup. The winning team comprised Val Gibson, Bill March,
John Atthey, Julian Gibson and Clive Owen.
In March, the winning team in the final for the Kempson
Vases was Inga and Neil Aiston, Don Reid and David
Brickland, 19 IMPs clear of Pat Barton, Graham Cox,
Catherine Longley and John Moor. Congratulations go to all
THE Alastair Brodie event was an enjoyable day.
The trophy was won by Gill Webb - Brian
Churchill; 2nd were Chandra Ramamoorthy -
Trevor Thrower, with 3rd place taken by Terry
and Mary Knights. The Teams event in the evening was won
by Marlene Jones, David Banks, Liz Coltman and Simon Few;
2nd were Doreen Simpson, Alan Coker. Lynda McNally and
Aman Ansari; in 3rd place were Luszek Lubaszewski. Maggie
Jones, Jim and Nicky Bainbridge.
Congratulations to the following teams who have won
their divisions in the Inter-club League: Kettering A in Div. 1;
Kettering B in Div. 2; Rugby Village in Div. 3 South; Stamford
D in Div. 3 North.
The Broke Cup was won by Jim Deacon, Daniel Baines,
Chris Wormleighton, and Robert Miller. The winning margin
was 26 IMPs and the team will represent Northants in the
The Betts Bowl was won by Richard Gibson, Eifion Jones,
Ian James, Maggie Jones and Malcolm Orr-Ewing.
The Eden Cup was won by Mike Trask - Mark Tilley; 2nd
were Jim Deacon - Chris Wormleighton, with 3rd being Tony
Hough - Robert Miller. These three pairs will represent the
county in the Corwen.
LLOYD Eagling - Wendy Walker became county
Mixed Pairs champions in January and Mark
Goddard - David Hodge won the Journal Cup to
be County Pairs champions in April. The County
Teams champions were again Willie Crook, Rob
Sharpe, Sandy Fulton, Mark Goddard and David Hodge.
The four county Teams of Eight Leagues ended with
victories for Nottingham Gambit, Retford B, Nottingham A
and Retford C.
OXFORDSHIRE members are invited to the
County AGM on Tuesday 9th June at the Oxford
Bridge Club and are reminded that there is still
time to enter the Oxfordshire Congress on June 13
The OBA Swiss Teams was won by Gillian Lonsdale, John
Clifford, Clive Keep and Nigel Wilkes.
Central Yarnton Bridge Club held an event as part of Night
of the Stars 2015 (see page 41) and raised £205 locally for four
CONGRATULATIONS to Yeovil BC who won the
Inter-club competition; Langport were the runnersup.
Twelve clubs competed with pairs and team
Staffs and Shrops
BEARN Final: 14 pairs played 39 boards over the
afternoon and early evening. The winners were
Roger Keane - Dave Beavon; 2nd Annette
Lumitchellmj@btinternet.comm Booth-Jones -
Tony Leech. These players qualified to represent the county in
the Corwen Trophy.
The League Championship was won by Geoff Davies, Robin
Adey, Geoff Feltblower, John Day and Peter Cartwright.
Winners of the Staffs Cup, and thus qualidying for the
Pachabo, were Dan Crofts, Ed Levy, Barbara, Justin and Paul
Hackett, who beat Kath Adams, Anne Jones, John Seymour
and Nick Thorne in the final.
Diary dates: Wed June 10, Mixed/Flitch Championship
Pairs, 7pm for 7.15pm start. Entries to Judy Mitchell, ( 01743
235374, email email@example.com by the previous
Sunday. Holders: Monica Scott - James Vickers.
CHAMPIONSHIP Pairs Final: 1. Debby Sutcliffe -
Maria Allnutt; 2. David Wiseman - Eric Wright;
3. Sarah and Nick Farr. Championship Pairs SemiFinal:
1. David and Jenny Price; 2. Roger and Jill Tattersfield;
3. Debby Sutcliffe - Maria Allnutt.
Team Price (David Price, Jane Moore, Jenny Price and
Rosemarie Mascall) beat Team Carey (Malcolm Carey,
Barbara Carey, Phillip Edwards, Anne Edwards) to win the
Championship Teams Final by 43 IMPs.
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