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Townsend – Lily Cox; Men, Richard Diary dates: There is still time to

Middlesex Thornley – Malcolm Connolley. Shaw enter the NEBA Congress which will be Oxfordshire Trophy: Roger Amey – Dave Newstead. held over the weekend of Nov 11-13.

Mills Knight Trophy: Mervyn Scutter – Note that in a change to the brochure CONGRATULATIONS to

CONGRATULATIONS to Barbara Hacker. Brooke Cup: Peter and the format of the Friday night com-

Shivam Shah – Basil Letts County Captain Chris

Brenda Howlett. Wymondham Trophy: petition has been changed to a single Cooper and team-mates

who were part of the Neil and Laura Tracey. Kings Lynn Open Pairs event – see the NEBA

English Under-20 Team to on winning the Midweek

Trophy (Teams): John and Julie Aspinall, website for further details. Afternoon Knock-Out Teams

finish 4th in the Junior Roger Amey, David Newstead. Other dates to note are: Oct 19-21,

European Championships. event at Brighton.

The Summer Open Pairs events were NEBA Autumn Simultaneous Pairs. Oct The OBA Management Committee is

By doing so they have well supported. Winners were: 1. Mike 23, King Cup. Nov 27, Cramlington

qualified for the World to be commended for its commitment

and Barbara Harnden, 2. Maureen Teams Congress. to provide encouragement, support and

Championships in Cuba (see page 14). Kimberly – Bogden Drobny, 3. Eileen

Well done to Bernie Hunt – Andrew opportunities for novice players to

Townsend – Andrew Brown, 4. Nigel Northamptonshire thrive. Recently the first All Oxfordshire

Mundy who were the top UK pair in the Block – Mervyn Scutter, 5. John

World Simultaneous Pairs and came Newcomers Pairs event was well attended.

Aspinall – Andrew Haslehurst, 6. Neil In addition, Non-Expert Pairs will again

38th world-wide. and Laura Tracey. WE are sad to report

Congratulations to Jeremy Dhondy be included in both sections of the

Diary dates: Oct 23, Allwood- the death of Len annual Men’s and Ladies’ Pairs event in

who was part of the winning team in the Wharton Trophy (Club teams of Eight), Shulman in June. He

Summer Senior Congress Swiss Teams in October. Oxfordshire is fortunate to

Roundwood Bowls Club. Oct 30, was Northants’ first life master and a have dedicated Youth and Education

Eastbourne, a feat he repeated at the Houston Trophy (Swiss Teams), Baw- founder member of Northampton BC.

Brighton Seniors Swiss Teams. Officers whose efforts have proved

burgh. Nov 13, Orb Pacquot Trophy At his funeral it was mentioned he had invaluable in this field.

Middlesex players have enjoyed some (Swiss Pairs), Roundwood. Dec 4, Bar- played with Omar Sharif and Liz Fraser.

success around the country with Gill A picture of the winners of the

clays Bank Trophy (Qualifiers only), He donated the Shulman Bowl for the Oxford Times Cup (for Novices) being

Walker – Rosella Emanuel winning the Roundwood. Bedford Congress.

Bedfordshire Swiss Teams, Ian Pagan presented with their trophy by Peter

The Northants B team, winners of Jordan can be seen below left.

coming 2nd in the Essex & Herts Swiss the B Division of the Eastern Counties

Pair, and Mike Vail finishing 3rd in the North East The popular monthly Seniors’ Pairs

League, took first place playing against continued throughout the summer

English Riviera Congress Swiss Teams. the B Division winners of other Inter-

In the county, Jill Feldman’s team featuring Gordon Carroll – Elizabeth

County Leagues (see page 9). Congratu- Yearling winning the May event, David

(A. Sobell, A. Skry, B. Ritacca, T. Stanley- THE NEBA Summer

lations to the team of John Walshaw, Patterson – Andrea Smith in June, Geoff

Clamp and A. Perelman) have won the Pairs was won by Jenny

Peter Coleman, Colin Porch, Amy Nicholas – Krishan Jalie in July and

Middlesex Plate. Grist – David Rossiter

Cherry, Maggie Jones, Jim Bainbridge, Marian Day – Cyndy Lee together with

Diary dates: Oct 23, Ranked Masters with Niall Keaney –

James and Shirley Dutton. Michael Lucas – Amanda Potter jointly

Pairs, Oshwal Bridge Club, 2pm. Nov 13, Wojtek Zakrzewski as

The Northants representatives in the winning in August. The Sadler Salver,

Senior Pairs, Pinner Bridge Club, 2pm. runners-up. Congratu-

Pachabo finished 2nd. Congratulations awarded annually to the highest ranked

Nov 19-20, Middlesex Congress, Queen lations to Stella Findlay – Simon Hedley

to Rob Miller, Dan Baines, Jim Deacon, pair throughout the series, was eventual-

Elizabeth’s School, Barnet, 1pm. There is who won the NEBA Northern Swiss Pairs

Chris Wormleighton, Mark Hodgson, ly wrested from Geoff Nicholas – Krishan

also a number of Mixed Pairs and Cham- on a split tie from Anne Bell – Barry

for the best-ever Northants result in this Jalie by the 2011 winners, Norman

pionship Pairs heats. For full details Graham. Winners of the 10th Annual

event. Gascoyne – Colin Jones.

please visit the county website which has McMillan Event held at St George’s

Congratulations to Ian Clarke – Diary dates: Sun Oct 30, Men’s and

an extensive competitions calendar. Bridge Centre for the Margaret Watts

Mark Hodgson who took 2nd place in Ladies’ Pairs including Non-Experts in

Memorial Trophy were Rose Boddy –

the Northants Green Point Swiss Pairs. both sections, Oxford BC, 2pm. Mon

Peter Williams, with Marian Wilson –

Norfolk Congratulations also to Ross Stacey, John Oct 31, OBA Management Committee

Eileen Cotton runners-up. The event

Josephs, Maggie Jones, Jim Bainbridge Meeting, TBA, 7pm. Sun Nov 13, Mid-

raised £957 for this very worthwhile who finished 2nd in the Green Point land League v Notts, Oxford BC, 2pm.

charity and a great day was had by all!

THE County Match Swiss Teams at Spondon. Tues Nov 13, County Pairs Heat, Oxford

The winners of the annual Cram-

against Bedfordshire res- Diary dates: Sat Oct 8, Saturday BC, 7.30pm. Sun Dec 4, Swiss Pairs

lington One Day Pairs event were Barry

ulted in a loss for the A Winter League, Stamford. Sun Oct 9, Championship, Oxford BC, 2pm.

Graham – John Beamont. Congratula-

team, 7-13. The B and C Eden Cup & Murchie Lerner, Kettering.

tions to Clive Owen’s team (Clive, John

teams each won their Wed Oct 19, Wednesday Winter League,

Holland, John Hassett and Jeff Morris,

Northampton. Sun Oct 30, Lakeland Somerset

matches 20-0. photo on page 49) who have won the

Winners of the summer trophy Trophy, Stamford. Sun Oct 30, Kettering

2010-11 Gerard Faulkner Salver for

events were: Gender Pairs: Ladies, Eileen Trophy, Kettering. Sat Nov 12, Saturday

Senior Teams. A TEAM that included

Winter League, Stamford. Wed Nov 16,

three members from Nailsea

Wednesday Winter League, Northamp-

Bridge Club came 2nd at

ton. Sun Dec 4, Porch Trophy, Kettering.

the Welsh Seniors Swiss

Teams after leading all the

Nottinghamshire way. The players were

Daphne and Joe Patrick, Norman Massey, Keith Shuttleworth. Congra-

IN the County match against Derbyshire tulations to them.

all three Notts teams lost, by 2-18, 0-20 We were very pleased to see so many

and 9-11 respectively. county members at our AGM in June.

In the Nottinghamshire/EBU Green- Congratulations to the winners of the

point Weekend there were 32 tables in Swiss Teams: Sheena Lanham, Andy

the Swiss Pairs and 26 tables in the Swiss Ridgers, Mike Roberts, Norman Massey.

Teams. The Pairs was won by Alex Hogg The team comprising Valerie Dunn,

– Roman Gembicki and the Teams by Anona Taylor, Gillian Toogood, Mike

Don Smedley, John Griffin, Cedric Readman was 2nd. Wendy Miller, Tish

Cockcroft and Roman Gembicki, all of Hopkins, Phil Dyer, Pat Bedwell won

Derbyshire. the Ascenders prize.

Diary dates: the Anniversary Teams Each year one or more bridge events

will be held on Sunday Oct 30 at are organised and promoted by the

Nottingham Bridge Club. Entries, by SCBA Committee in support of a

Photo: Oxon CBA

Oct 26, to Graham Brindley ( 0115 charity. Last year £1541 was raised for

Tony and Alison Lee, winners of the Oxford Times Championship Pairs 9232186. On Wednesdays the President’s Somerset Cancer Care. This year’s

event for novice players, presented with the trophy by Peter Jordan (right). Cup continues, except for the BGB nominated charity is Secret World. It

Simultaneous Pairs on Oct 12. specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation

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