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reached the B Final in the Swiss Teams finish a close second to the Exeter team.

Congratulations to the Avon and was in the winning teams in the Congratulations to Bill Thomson and

newly promoted Sunday Open and Mid-week Knock-out Rob Mabley, who were sixth nationally

IN the Gold Cup, the team including Steve teams. Well done also Carole Mueller – in the Tuesday July Simultaneous Pairs,

Grand Masters: Chris Mooney, second in the Mixed Pairs. with an excellent 68.59%.

Tomlinson – Steve Turner with Somerset

Mr C.M. Burley and team-mates will be playing for a place in Chris Burley, Steve Gore, Richard St Austell, Cornwall’s longest-esta-

Mr M.J. Tan, the quarter-finals. Palmer and Phil Thornton had an out- blished bridge club, is starting a bridge

At the Brighton Congress, the Swiss standing win in the Eastbourne Seniors school, following EBU guidelines, in

both of Berks & Bucks Pairs saw good performances by several Congress Swiss Teams with an amazing October. Please phone Jenny Cant

Avon pairs, the best of which were Steve score of 125/140, winning all seven 01726 852182, or Dougie Bence, an

Turner – Steve Tomlinson (15th), Robert matches, five by 20-0! alumnus of the ACOL bridge club,

Covill – Aidan Schofield (37th), Jeremy Diary Dates: Oct 12, Swiss Pairs 01726 816886. It is also hoped that the

Master Point Rickard – Robert Glass, and Mike Elliott – (Denys Jenkins Trophy). Oct 26, County

Teams Qualifier. Nov 23, Friendly Pairs.

Rugby Club will be up and running again

in the near future, with a new name and

Tim Brierley ( 49th ) in the field of almost

promotions 500 pairs. Jeremy and Robert in fact led Nov 30, Flitch (married pairs). All at the venue and possibly on a changed night.

the field after nine of the fourteen new, earlier start time of 1.30pm. Diary Dates: Oct 5, Mixed Pairs,

Avon 7 Star Premier matches. In the Swiss Teams, the best Ladock. Oct 12, St Austell Open Pairs,

Tournament Master Arts Centre. Oct 19, Swiss Teams, Queens

Mrs P Gordon placed Avon team in the field of 195 teams Cambs and Hunts

Master Hotel, Penzance. Nov 2, Mixed Pivot

Mr C Jones 6 Star Premier were Marc Lee, Tony and Mike Letts and

Master Andrew Urbanski (13th). Teams, Ladock. Nov 23, Bodmin Swiss

3 Star Master

Ms E Roddan Mrs M Van Beest At the East Wales Congress in Cwm- CHRIS and Catherine Jagger, Jonathan Pairs, Lanhydrock GC. Nov 30, New-

Advanced Master 4 Star Premier bran, Cathy and Andrew Smith finished Mestel and Julian Wightwick have won comers Pairs, Conservative Club, Truro.

Mr L Barth Master

third, and Gareth Evans – Janine the Hubert Phillips final and are also in

Mr CJ Jones Mr NF Carter

Mr JL Miller Griffiths-Baker fourth in the Swiss Pairs. the NICKO final. Catherine and Jonathan Derbyshire

District Master

1 Star Tournament Bristol BC’s Premier Pairs was won in finished 12th in the Swiss Pairs at the

Mr PM Lynch

Master June by Andrew Urbanski – Mike Elliott, Brighton Congress, while Catherine Curtis

Area Master

Mr PR Wells and in July by Tony Letts – Brian Goalby. – Paul Fegarty were 26th. In the Teams, IN a high-scoring, close

Dr I Holyer

Mrs PE Woolley

Mrs EA Hutchinson Chris Jagger finished fourth in the A contest, Pym Berry won

Club Master Tournament

Master Bedfordshire Final, while Catherine Curtis and Paul the Gerry Fletcher Cup

Ms T Cottee Fegarty were second in the B Final, ahead

Mrs B Sinclair- for the DCBA Individual

Local Master

Brown of Catherine Jagger in fifth place. Championship just ahead

Mr A Millichamp

5 Star Master THE new County season Ely have retained their crown in the of Clive Warbrick. The

Bedfordshire Mrs E Lloyd started in September with First Division of the County League. winners of the Dodson Shield for Men’s

15 Star Premier Mrs GC Ray

a new calendar of events Diary Dates: Oct 26, Cambs & Hunts Pairs were Roy Wood – Ray Jolland, with

Master 4 Star Master

Mrs A Stark Mrs S Fox including a few changes. Swiss Teams, New England Complex, Peter Kelly – Graham Marshall in

12 Star Premier Mrs JC Lark A new Seniors’ Teams Lincoln Road, Peterborough. second place. In a split tie for the Cory

Master 3 Star Master event has been introduced and the Men’s/ Cup for Ladies Pairs, Pat Hobson –

Mr RE Brown Mrs A Lamont Ladies’ Pairs event has been moved from Margaret Watson took the title ahead of

8 Star Premier Mr M Lister the afternoon to the evening. Channel Islands Amanda Grimsey – Judy Lomas.

Master Mr GW McLeman

Mrs M Westley 2 Star Master Full details of all events are now on the Don Smedley, John Griffin, Paul

2 Star Premier Mrs T Havard BBA website but dates for the earlier This has been a quiet period Madden and John Squibb won the GP

Master Mrs JF Irvine forthcoming events are as follows: during in Jersey. District Individual: Team Event at Spondon in July. In second

Mr S Gibbs Dr J Kennedy October, the Swiss Pairs on Sunday Oct 12 place were Annice and Howard Morton,

Mrs M Kennedy

1. Carl Harrison, 2. Martin

1 Star Premier starts at 2.00pm at Wilstead and the and Randy and Doreen Curzon.

Master 1 Star Master Rogers, 3. John Honey.

Mr V C Crump

Men’s/Ladies’ Pairs takes place on Thurs- Guernsey pairs took the first Ron McEwan was a member of the

Mr PF Habershon

Tournament Mr M Ramzy day Oct 23 starting at 7.30 pm. The inter- five places in the Inter-insular Simulta- winning team in the Premier Final of the

Master Mr CC Steele club Teams of Four will be held at neous Pairs: 1. Lynda Mildon – Colin GP Multiple Teams Event at Scarborough;

Mr B Gillett Mrs G Trinder Wilstead on Thursday Nov 20, again only 1 IMP behind was a full Derbys team

Tostevin, 2. Margaret Allen – Robert

3 Star Master Advanced Master starting at 7.30 pm. Please take note. of Malcolm Young, Alan Kenny, Jeff

Mrs P S Bentley Plumley, 3. Dick Langham – Martin Jones.

Mr P Malpass Recent successes: the team of Derek Calladine and Richard Horsley.

2 Star Master Mr A Bevan In Guernsey, the Higher Restricted

Mr JW Calder Marsh, David Stimpson, Roger Edmonds Pairs event was won by Alastair Kent – Diary Dates: Oct 8, First round of the

Mr DJ Spratt

Mr R G Cheetham and George Summers were runners-up in Mike Allen, ahead of Barbara Hunter – Eric White Cup and Winter Plate. Oct

1 Star Master

Mr C Challinor

Prof MGB Drew the Swiss Teams at the Summer Seniors’ David Trestain. The Lower level resulted 26, Atkins Cup. Nov 23, Invitation Pairs.

Mrs TJ Hamilton

Master Mrs BB Mayfield

Congress. Alan Oddie and Jon Williams in a win for Robin Endean – Marie

Mrs B Clevely Mrs M Murtagh won the recent North Wales Swiss Pairs Auchincloss ahead of Geoff Clarke – Devon

Mr C O'Hara Mrs M Savage event; they also came fourth in the Swiss Cliff Drillot. The Individual title went to

Area Master Mrs B Sawyer

Pairs at the Scarborough Northern Con- Andy Hall, with Pat Self second.

Mr PL Shah Mr M Stroud gress. In the 2008 Crockford’s Plate, Jon’s The Manor Club award, the Frank CONGRATULATIONS

Club Master Mr JA Tryon

Mr K Jani team of himself, David Harris, Alan Money Trophy, to the best player over the to Alex Maddock, Rob


Mrs DG Blaker Oddie, Malcolm Harris, Bill Hodgkiss and year resulted in a tie between Brenda Lawy, Jim Grant and

Berks & Bucks

Mrs CL Bushnell Malcolm Pryor won the final. Walker and Brenda Lihou. Stephan Linfors, who

Grand Master won the Green-pointed

Mr CA Clark

Mr CM Burley

Mr R Ellis Swiss Teams at Cwmbran, East Wales.

Mr MJ Tan

Mr LR Gill Berks and Bucks Cornwall Congratulations also to Margaret and

Premier National Mr N Higham

Master Mrs HL Hinman Robin Mardlin, Bill Oke and Cathy Lee

Mr P Cherrett Mr RN Holt CONGRATULATIONS to MANY congratulations to on winning the Swiss Teams Charity Event

Mrs C Poole at Newton Abbot. Torquay Bridge Club

Mr R Walther James Paul on coming 6th Pat Meade – Colin Pote,

National Master Mr T Williams in the European Junior who were second of 108 celebrated their 50th anniverary with

Mr N Wolfendale County Master

3 Star Premier Pairs. Also, well done the pairs in the Swiss Pairs at champagne and a special cake made by

Mr I Clark

Regional Master Mrs H Craig B&B team that came 2nd in the Bournemouth Spring club member Pauline Bennet.

Mrs SM Dickens Mr R Kozlowski the A final of the Counties League of Eight Congress. They won six of It is with sadness that we report the

Premier Regional Mr M Mullard – Dick Davey, Richard Palmer, Chris their seven matches and death of Mary Hugo, married for 54

Master Mr R Razzak were just ahead of Lawrence years to David. David and Mary have

Burley, Ed Scerri, Steve Johnston, David

Dr E Brennan Mr J Robotham

Mr SP Cope Owen, Kevin Elstow and Phil Thornton. Haynes, playing with Trevor Thrower been staunch supporters of Kingsbridge

District Master

Mr J Howard Mrs C Aitken There were a number of good perfor- (Northants), who finished fourth. Regal Bridge Club and Devon bridge.

3 Star Regional Mrs M Bishop mances by BBCBA players at Brighton, Robert Mabley, Bill Thomson, Jenny She will be sadly missed and our deepest

Master Mrs J Chisnall the outstanding highlight being Simon Cant and Barrie Benfield won five of sympathies go to David and her family.

Mrs V Morris Ms P Fordyce Cope’s victory in the Swiss Pairs with their first six matches in the Devon Green- Diary Dates: Oct 25-26, Plymouth

1 Star Regional Mrs A Glynn

Master Mrs LA Higham

John Atthey – I heard on the grapevine Pointed One-day at Exmouth and drew Congress. Nov 1- 2, One-day Swiss Pairs

Ms EM Ellery Mr N Jones that they had only ever played sixteen with Sallie Green’s team from Exeter. and One-day Swiss Teams, Isca Centre,

boards together beforehand! Simon also They then lost in the final round to Exeter. Nov 14-16, Torquay BC Congress. October 2008 English Bridge 43


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