was entered by 44 teams and our county Teams competition followed by the play
Landmark Gloucestershire members featured high in the list of of the first-round matches, Ledbury
successful teams: 1. Steve Preston, Andy Community Centre, 7pm. Oct 14, Round
Hughes, Nick Craik, Dave Huggett; 3. 1 of the Inter-Club Teams League,
WITH the round up of
Helen Ackroyd, David Berwitz, Ann Ledbury Community Centre, 7pm.
Derbyshire the winter/autumn events
Sharples, Robert Mott; 4= Andrew
Life Master given in the last edition
Bennett, Keith Bennett, Ros Concanon, Hertfordshire
of the magazine and the
Dr R Ross Dave Hinkin, and David Lewis, Joyce
summer events in full www.hertsbridge.co.uk
Master Blatchford, Phil and Manny Navarro.
swing, the only GCBA event to report on
Mrs J Allsop County Results: Pottage Cup: 1. Pauline AS announced at this year’s
is the Steve Darke Trophy which was held
Mr P Knighton Serby – John Moore; 2. Phil Downham – AGM, congratulations go
after the AGM for the first time. Three
Mac Nurmohamed; 3. Owen Lee – Mike to the winners of the Victor
Mr JV Robshaw team mates are allocated an expert to
Kinsey. Finale Pairs: Seniors: 1. John Ludorum awards for the
Devon play with and the winners were Nicky
Moore – Pauline Serby; 2. Jeremy 2010-2011 competition:
Life Master and Ray Mitchell and Eira Arkley with
Baker – Sheila Stubbings. Intermediates: 1. Open: Anne Flockhart and Mike Hancock
expert Roy Collard.
Mrs AM Husk Loise Mellor – John Pearson. Juniors: 1. (joint winners); Intermediate: Jill Mum-
This gives a chance to report on some
Regional Master John Hawkins – Mike Gowlett. ford; Cadet: Sharon Richmond and Roger
of the successes of Gloucestershire
Mrs BA Carr Diary dates: Sept 4, Ladies’/Men’s Perrott (joint winners). Congratulations
players in national events.
Mr N Massey Pairs. Sept 18, Harrop Swiss Mixed also to the winners of the AGM Mixed
Pride of place must go to Paul
Teams. Oct 2, Mixed Pairs. Oct 16, Teams: Sheila Evans, Bill Blackman,
Mrs GA Watkins Denning and Patrick Shields who
Wessex Swiss Teams. All the above will Peter Clark and Maggie Dawson.
Master followed up their triumph of being in
be held in Romsey and start at 2pm. A good result for Welwyn Garden
Mr CW Clifton the Wales team that won the Camrose
Entries to Lillian Craigen at least four City BC, representing the county, whose
Mrs C Crocker Trophy for the first time in the history of
the competition, by winning the Crock- days before if possible, ( 02380 254276 team of Sheila Evans, Bill Blackman, Roy
Mrs GI Eveleigh or e-mail email@example.com Button, Karima Basse, Derrick Kime,
fords Cup with their Welsh Colleagues
Mr BM Foster Tim Nash, Tara and Stan Harding quali-
(see page 13). The Crockfords Cup is the
Mrs Eve Mathews fied for the final of the Garden Cities
most prestigious knockout competition Herefordshire Trophy where they came 4th.
Mrs ML Wade run by the EBU and former winners
Anne Flockhart: after more than thirty
include most of the greats from the past. www.herefordshirebridge.co.uk
Direct years on the HBA Committee and Chair
Life Master Gloucestershire can be proud that in THIS year the major County Teams of the Selection Committee, Anne has
fourth place in the same competition competition (the Avocet Cup, run by the
Mr MJ Newman decided to retire from the Committee.
were three other Gloucestershire players: Fownhope Club) achieved only a
Dorset She has contributed enormously over
Richard Chamberlain, Richard Butland disappointing seven entries despite the
Life Master that time and it is fitting that she should
and Daniel McIntosh. attraction of lunch, and so was played as wish to retire after a particularly success-
Mr RA Riley With the addition of Paul Denning Multiple Teams rather than as a Swiss ful season for the Hertfordshire teams.
Regional Master these three also came fourth in the competition. The winners were Robin Harry (Big Harry) Goreing: it is sad
Mrs A Allerston Pachabo Cup, a competition for the Lewis, Paul Smith, Ben Britton, Chris to report the passing of Harry Goreing,
Mrs H Kearns winners of all the county premier team Chowney with 89 VP; 2nd were Carol a supporter of county bridge for over
Master competitions. and Albert Brown, Pat Jenkins, Ian forty years.
The two Richards also had success Murray-Watson with 71 VP, and June
Mrs F Keene Diary dates: Tue Sept 6, Senior Teams,
winning the Championship Pairs at the Homes, Janet Holder, Elizabeth Drew,
Essex 11am, Bridge Centre. Sun Sept 25, Green-
Cheltenham Congress, while the winners Kate Neale were 3rd with 67 VP.
Life Master pointed Swiss Teams, 12 noon, Wodson
of the Swiss Teams were Tony Hill, Alan The Next Steps Pairs competition was Pk, Ware. Fri Oct 28, Club Winners Cup,
Mrs WA Clark Wearmouth, Roman Klis, Peter Waggett. run by the Birches Club and attracted 16 7.30, Bridge Centre.
Regional Master At the EBU inaugural Mid-week entries: 1. Richard Cottam – Peter
Ms W Logan Congress held in Cheltenham (no con- Landau (61.3%); 2. Ralph Rea – Richard
Master fusion there!) Tony Hill – Martin Garvey Manuel (59.8%); 3. Andy Lowe – Richard Isle of Man
Mrs FR Alexander won the Championship Pairs, and David Malim (55.9%). www.manxbridgeunion.org
Athey and Andrew Kambites were two of The Open Section of the In-House
Mrs E Bowman THE Manx Bridge Union
the winners in the Swiss Teams. Teams League was played as a single held two consecutive
Mr Paul Cast
division with 7 teams. The winners (to general meetings on May
Mr TJM Glover
Mrs P Johnson
Hants and IoW represent the County in the Pachabo) 15: first a special general
were John Griffiths, George Barrett, meeting to approve a
Mrs J Pateman www.bridgewebs.com/hiwcba/ Peter Watts, Sarah Mathews, Nigel new constitution for the Union and
Mr R Perera THE AGM for HIOWCBA Edmondson and Tony Truluck with an second, the Union’s 44th Annual General
Mrs Pat Peters was held on June 5. impressive 115 VP out of 120; 2nd were Meeting, which was conducted under
Members of the com- Carol and Albert Brown, Ian Murray- the terms of the new constitution. The
mittee are unchanged as Watson and Pat Jenkins with 80 VP. Six new constitution incorporates the EBU’s
are charges for county teams played in the Restricted Section; P2P arrangements and generally updates
Mr JW Polhill events. Financially (as stated before the winners were Diana and Stephen the previous constitution while leaving
Master audit) the year made a small profit. The Martin, Susan and Gordon Young and many of its main provisions unchanged.
Mr CP Fleming main point of debate was the definition Jody Stott with 92 VP out of 100; 2nd The AGM transacted the necessary
Mrs V Glendenning of the role filled by the shareholders were Judy Kingston, Heidi McDougall, business efficiently. The Chairman, John
Mr R Small representing HIOW in the EBU. This Elizabeth Dinnen, Allen Kingston, Ruth Large, reported on a satisfactory year
Hants and I.o.W. awaits an answer from the EBU for their Gibbon and Janet Hardy with 73 VP. with increased attendances at the Union’s
Life Master views and will then be discussed further. Congratulations to Roman Klis who competitions. The finances were sound
Hampshire was well represented in was in the team that won the Swiss and the introduction of the website and
Mr WM Kinsey the National Pairs Final with Eleanor Teams at the Cheltenham Congress from the electronic scoring system had been
Mr B Tobutt Rice – Stewart Strachan coming 7th, and an entry of 67 teams, and to Ben welcome improvements. The Committee
Regional Master Bob McRobert and out of county Britton – Chris Chowney who finished was re-elected with just one change: Paul
Dr JW Parlour partner coming 12th. Congratulations 3rd with 61.3% from a strong field of 92 de Weerd stood down as Competition
Master to them and also to Chris Bradley – Guy pairs in the Championship Pairs at the Secretary and was replaced by Liz Kelly.
Mrs AM Brewster Lawrenson, who came 7th in the Corwen Cheltenham Mid-week Congress. Paul will administer the 2011 Manx
Mr AA Brewster Trophy (a national competition for the Diary dates: the AGM of the Here- Congress, but will hand over to Liz after
best county pairs – in our case the top fordshire Bridge Association will be held that.
four pairs in the Pottage Cup com- on Friday, Sept 9, at 7pm at the Bartes- Arrangements are well in hand for the
Mr KW Goldie petition qualify for entry). tree Village Hall, hosted by the Marches 2011 Congress, which will be held a
The HIOW Green Point Event in May Bridge Club. Sept 30, Draw for HBA KO month later than usual on October 7-9.
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