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the announcement that ‘I’m giving up Championship Pairs event was won by Leicestershire GP Teams. by Margot Wilson, John Gardner, Janet

sex for Lent.’ Keith Ashcroft – Michael Prior, who also Diary dates: June 6, First Round of Smith, Kelly Courtney, Michael Gore.

The Club Teams of Eight was won by won the Swiss Teams with Catherine the Summer Pairs for the Smedley Salver. They will represent Dorset in the

Helston, from Wadebridge A. Rod Bell – Draper – Andrew Woodcock. There were June 20, Individual Championship for Pachabo.

Stephen Crouch won the John Perks, local winners of the Consolation Pairs the Gerry Fletcher Cup. July 18, Men’s Other notable results: Allendale C

Cornwall’s Pairs Championship, from event with Peter Thompson – Colin Pairs for the Dodson Shield and Ladies’ (Kelly Courtney, David Gill, Chris Guy,

Brian and Elaine Relton, tied with Jenny Woods of Barrow prevailing. The Ladies’ Pairs for the Corry Cup. July 19, First Hugh Kevill-Davies, Eugene Sheehan)

Cant – Margaret Warner. Pairs competition was won by Maria Round of the Two Counties. July 21-22, have reached the 5th round of the

At the Falmouth Congress, Barbara Budd – Celia Oram. The Gents’ Pairs Notts GP weekend at Spondon. NICKO; Bob Mott – Ann Sharples were

Shipley – Catherine Harris won the winners were John Halliwell – John 10th in the Grand Masters at the Ranked

Newcomers’ Event from Rod Langton – Whitaker. Our thanks go to Janet Devon Pairs; Lesley Lewis – Janet Smith were

Ron Fulford. Friday afternoon’s Open Sheppard for all the hard work she puts in 4th in the Premier Life Masters; Eugene

Pairs was won by Chris Stevens – Hilary throughout the year to make the weekend Sheehan – David Gill were 5th in the

Brain (69.48%), from June Fitness – such a success. THE Devon Pairs Swiss Pairs at the Devon Congress.

Barrie Benfield, while Phil Palmer – Jenny This year the Swiss Pairs event was Cham pionship (Julia Congratulations to Phil Norman

Flood beat Sue Gregory – Ian Hopkins in played at Workington Bridge Club: the Chadwick) was won by who recently became a Grand Master.

the evening. Tony Ratcliffe – Kevin winners were Wadvern Davies – Chris Mike Smith – George Diary dates: June 24, Dorset Green-

Maddox led qualification for the Cham- Hamilton of St Bees; Manel Trepte – Simnet; 2. Jim Grant – Pointed One-Day Swiss Teams, Canford

pionship Pairs, with Roger Eaton – Mike Howard Brown tied for 2nd place with Stefan Lindfors; 3. Graham Hoare – Ian Magna. July 15, Boston Cup Swiss

Booth 2nd. The Final was won by Pam Tim and Babs Matthews. Walsh; 4. Pete Wood – Howard Kent- Teams, Shaftesbury Bridge Club. July

Pearce – Lesley Harrison from Rob Diary dates: June 17, Annual Match v Webster. The first and third pairs are 22, Dorset Green Pointed One-Day

Mabley – Sallie Green. Bob and Jacky Lancashire for the Pearse MacNamara not available, therefore the second and Swiss Teams, Canford Magna.

Baker won the B Final, from Ruth Trophy, Barrow Bridge Club. June 24, fourth pairs qualify for free entry to the

Edmondson – Brigid McElroy, while Cumbria Green Point Event, Stonecross EBU’s Corwen Trophy.

Dick Andrews – Gaynor Wiseman won Manor Hotel, Kendal. Download an The North Devon Congress held in


the C Final from Jan and Ken Keast. Chris entry form from the Cumbria website. March was very successful, with a

Stevens, Hilary Brain, Val and Steve maximum 36 tables pairs and 40 tables THE Gwen Herga was won

Kennewell won the Swiss Teams from Phil teams. Held at a good hotel, this is a

Palmer, Jenny Flood, Dick Andrews and Derbyshire by Carol McCue – Linda

very pleasant bridge weekend thanks to Barker, 2. Linda Fleet –

Gaynor Wiseman. the hard work by Carol Ritzen, Richard Mary Homer, 3. Marion

Joan Quiddington, who learnt bridge Carter, Brenda Martin and helpers.

THE winter league winners are: Divi- Cook – Pat Johnson.

with Truro’s No-fear group, and played at Congratulations to Alison Pollok –

sion 1: East Midlands White, who will Men’s: 1. Albert Kitchin –

Newquay and with U3A Truro, with Richard Watkins who won the Swiss

represent Derbyshire in the Garden Chris Taylor, 2. Alan Cohen – Richard

Terry, her husband, has died after a Pairs and to Ann Slee, Alison Pollok,

Cities competition; Division 2: East Register, 3. Roger Tattersfield – Bill West.

stroke. She was 67. Brigid McElroy and Ruth Edmondson

Midlands Red; Division 3: Allestree Red; Congratulations to Chris and Sue

Division 4: Burton B; Division 5: Ring- who won the Swiss Teams. Taylor who won the Open Pairs and

Cumbria wood Green; Division 6: Allestree Green. The Devon Congress was again very came 4th in the Championship Pairs at

The winners of the Eric White Cup, successful; entry to the teams closed two the Norfolk Congress. who will represent Derbyshire in the weeks before the event (64 tables teams, Peter Oake, Robert Elliott, Dave

THE Championship Pairs event was held Pachabo Cup, are Peter Kelly, Alex Hogg, 57 tables pairs). Congratulations to Duffy, Bernie Harrison won the Teams

at Eden Bridge Club: 1. Sam Norman – Don Smedley and John Griffin. This Gavin Mackay – Croz Croswell who of Four competition. The Essex Switch

John MacLachlan; 2. Tim Matthews – foursome won the Pachabo in 2003. won the Swiss Pairs and to Sandra Cup was won by Peter Scotting, Michael

Ian Reeves; both pairs will represent Jeff Calladine, Derek Robinson, Bennett, Sue Gregory, Ann Husk and Watson, Phil Collier, Sandy Riach. The

Cumbria in the Corwen Trophy and we Richard Horsley and Wilson Howden Barbara Schultz who won the Swiss Spring Seniors competition was won by

wish them all the best. Tim will also be won the Winter Plate after leading Teams. Ian Walsh – Graham Hoare were Graham Foster – Richard Register

representing Cumbria in the Pachabo throughout. Jonty Wootten’s team were a close 2nd in the Pairs and Teams with (picture below left) and the Seniors Cup

Cup having won the County Teams of in 2nd place. Howard Kent-Webster and Mike Orriel. Winners were Peter Scotting – Pat

Four with team-mates Babs Matthews, The Swiss Pairs for the Atkins Cup Thanks to Terence Treeby, Mike and Johnson (best results from all three

John Farmer and David Strawbridge. have been won by Chris Rogers – Marion Kelsey and Pam Ward for all seniors events).

Again, we wish them well. The losing Richard Hodgkins, well ahead of 2nd their hard work organising the event. A Essex had four pairs qualify for the

finalists were Adam Aitken, Ian Smith, placed Keith Sherwood – Mike Spencer. special thanks to David Jones and his finals of the National Pairs: Richard

Ian Reeves and Tony Bartlett. Alex Hogg – Peter Kelly finished 8th team for directing. Perryman – Paddy Murray, Margaret

It was good to welcome friends old in the National Pairs Final. Malcolm Congratulations to Margaret and Curtis – David Sherman, Graham

and new to the annual Cumbria Congress Young, Alan Kenny, Jeff Calladine and Robin Mardlin, overall winners of the

Foster – Richard Register and Robert

at the Windermere Hydro in March. The Richard Horsley were runners-up in the Winter Pairs competition.

Elliott – Peter Oake.

Well done to David Tennet – Theo

Dorset Todman who came 2nd in the Regional

Masters at the Ranked Pairs, and Mike Harbour – Catriona Lovett, 13th in the

WEYMOUTH College London Easter Festival Swiss Pairs.

Trophy: 1. Chris Stevens, Diary dates: June 10, Warboys Cup.

Hilary Brain, Ann June 17, George Curtis Swiss Teams of

Sharples, Bob Mott; Four. July 1, Pro-Am Pairs. July 11,

2. Janet Smith, Harold Wayne, Margot Summer Senior Pairs. July 21-22, Essex

Wilson, John Gardner; 3. Ron and & Hertfordshire Joint Green-pointed

Lynne Heath, Hugh Kevill-Davies, Jon Weekend.


Garden Cities Qualifier: 1. Allendale

A (Claire Hillyard, Richard Vessey, Alan Gloucestershire

Wilson, Daphne Philipps, Janet Smith,

Lesley Lewis, Guy Lawrenson, Phil

Norman), 2. Allendale B, 3. Weymouth. IF you have not already

Allendale A will represent Dorset in the booked your place at the

Garden Cities Regional Finals in Bristol. Gloucestershire/Hereford

Portland Pairs (Dorset Heat): 10th Ron Green Point Event at

Photo: Essex CBA

and Lynne Heath, 20th Krzysztof Ginda – Ross-on-Wye, there is

Lesley Lewis, 35th Miles Cowling – Ann still time to enter. Saturday July 21 is

Graham Foster and Richard Register,

Sharples. Swiss Pairs and Sunday 22 is Swiss Teams.

winners of the Essex Spring Seniors competition

The Dorset Knockout Final was won The entry form is available from the

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