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Whiting – Roger Amey, Nigel Block – Final finishing third out of five teams. Local successes at the Oxfordshire

Master Point Mervyn Scutter (twice!), John and Julie Mary Knights – Trevor Thrower won Congress: Peter Russell – Ron Quainton

promotions Aspinall, Andrew Brown – Malcolm

Connolly, Iris Green – Robbie Roberson,

the Northants Green-pointed Swiss Pairs.

James and Shirley Dutton’s team came

won the Championship Pairs and Max

Booker – John Briggs captured the

and Mike and Barbara Harnden. second in the Warwickshire Green-pointed Sandra Landy Trophy, a pairs event for

North East Advanced Master Diary Dates: Oct 5, Allwood Wharton Swiss Teams. Jim Bainbridge – John players holding fewer than 10,000 MPs.

National Master Mr TH Burn

Mr J Kitching inter-club teams of eight, Roundwood. Larkin won the Gloucestershire Green- Erica and Christopher Sheppard, won

Mr R Davies

Mr A Love Oct 19, AGM and Houston Trophy Swiss pointed Swiss Pairs. At the Brighton Con- the Oxfordshire’s Mixed Pairs. The Seniors

11 Star Premier

Regional Master Mr MG Rowlands Teams, Roundwood. Nov 9, Barbara Dick gress, Jim Deacon, Robert Miller and Pairs event, continuing on the second

Mr D Benison Master Cleland / Buxton Trophy for restricted Mark Hodgson were in the team that Monday of every month, was won by

9 Star Premier Mrs AD Bryant teams, Bawburgh. Nov 23, Orb Pacquot came second in the Mid-week Knock-out Krishan Jalie – Geoff Nicholas in July,

Regional Master Mr B Graham

Mrs F Lander

Swiss Teams, Roundwood. Teams. Jim Deacon, Robert Miller and and Marian Day – Cyndy Lee in August.

Mrs K Armstrong Correction to August edition: Philip Dan Baines were also in the team that Oxfordshire successes at Brighton

County Master

5 Star Premier Sutton was Phyllis Spratt’s partner when reached the A Flight Teams final. In the feature Simon Cope and partner winning

Mrs M Bowes

Regional Master

Mr G Cox

Mr M Goldstein they won the Lowestoft Harry Hunt Cup. Brighton Seniors, Graham and Berry the prestigious Harold Poster Cup, Ed

Mr MK Guillain My apologies, Philip. Hedley were second in the Pairs B Final. Jones, Simon Cope and team-mates win-

1 Star Premier Mrs AI Stephenson

Regional Master Mr W Stephenson

Kettering BC’s Annual Charity Salver: ning both Sunday Open and Mid-week

Mr H Wells District Master North East 1. Jim and Susan Deacon, 2. Colin Tuton Knock-Out teams events, and Bryony

13 Star Regional Miss J Grist – Brenda Smith. Youngs and team-mates winning the

Master Ms GA Keating www.neba.co.uk Diary Dates: Oct 11, Winter League Mixed Pivot Teams. Also performing well

Mr J Atkinson Mrs B Mueller ALNWICK Bridge Club N/E 2, Kettering. Oct 15, Winter League were Lorna Swadling and Alastair

11 Star Regional Mrs DJ Ogg hosted the Northern

Master S/W 2, Northampton. Nov 15, Winter Gidman, achieving second place in the

Mrs LP Richardson Swiss Pairs at the end of

Mrs G Brown Mr J Ward League N/E 3, Kettering. Nov 19, Winter Tuesday Open Pairs.

9 Star Regional June: 1. Alan Lester – League S/W 3, Northampton. Nov 23, Diary Dates: Oct 12, Dawes league v

Area Master

Master Mr FJ Aitken Peter Prince; 2. Ian Lakeland, Kettering. Nov 23, Kettering Lincolnshire (away). Nov 9, OBA Men &

Mr B Shepherd Mrs MG Gilbert Rankin – Mike Stanbury. Trophy, Kettering. Kettering BC’s Swiss Ladies Pairs, Oxford BC. Nov 16, Dawes

5 Star Regional Mr M Hargreaves In July, the NEBA Summer Pairs was won Pairs (Porch Trophy) will take place on League v Leicestershire, Oxford BC.

Master Miss JE Marshall by John Kingcome – Jim Hodgson, with

Mrs J Springett Mr G Matthews

Dec 7 at Kettering BC. Nov 23, Oxford Times Cup, Oxford BC.

Mrs B Thompson

Ian Rankin – Mike Stanbury again second. Nov 27, OBA Management Committee

4 Star Regional

Master Mr D Tomlinson The first event of the new season was Nottinghamshire meeting, Oxford BC. Dec 7, OBA Swiss

Mr FE Robinson Dr WM Walker the well-attended MacMillan Charity Pairs, Oxford BC.

3 Star Regional Club Master Event at St George’s: 1. Christine and www.nottsbridge.org.uk

Master Mrs P Peckett Andrew Simmons; 2. NEBA’s Chairman IN the county match vs Staffordshire,

Mrs J Astill Local Master Pauline Durie with husband Nigel. The the 1st and 2nd teams lost 7-13 and 5-15

Somerset

Mrs V Ireland Mrs J Burnett

Mrs F Heather

Cramlington Congress resulted in a win for respectively, but the 3rd team won 20-0. www.somersetbridge .org.uk

1 Star Regional

Master Mr EB Roberts Frank and Janet Springett, with Brian In the Nottinghamshire/EBU Green- MANY congratulations to

Mrs E Goodway Notts Lumsden – Norman McTaggart runners- pointed Weekend, the Swiss Pairs was Glenda Shave – Stewart Upton

16 Star Premier 11 Star Premier up. Thanks to all our Tournament Secre- won by Chris Cooper – Dave Cropper, on winning the Swiss Pairs at

Master Master taries who have worked so hard to provide with David and Joan Burgess (the highest Cwmbran.

Mrs A Welsh Mr BS Rasmussen us with a year of good, interesting, and At our Annual General

placed Notts pair) third, while the Swiss

14 Star Premier 1 Star Tournament well organised competitions. Meeting held in July, Bob

Master Master Teams was won by Don Smedley, John

Further afield, John Atthey, playing Griffin, Paul Madden and John Squibb. Warrender was awarded an honorary life

Mr A Eglon Mr MJ Gauntley

12 Star Premier 5 Star Master with Simon Cope, won the Brighton Swiss The Retford Swiss Teams was won by membership of the County in recogni-

Master Mrs MH Ball Pairs as well as the Peebles Congress Keith Cornish, R. Gembicki, D. Fletcher, tion of, and thanks for, his twenty-two

Mrs JL Gordon 3 Star Master Teams, playing with Chris Owen, Liz Mrs S. Davies, with the Notts team of years of service to bridge in Somerset.

Mr S Khadaroo Mrs D Mairs Reese and Liz Muir; NEBA teams were Congratulations to Colin Simcox, Mike

John and Irene Auld, Lloyd Eagling and

10 Star Premier 2 Star Master also third, fourth and fifth. At the Scar- Toft, Donne Hoong and Rachael Brown

Master Mr CN Harrop

Keith Rodgers second.

borough Congress, Clive Owen (with John Diary Dates: On Sundays, the Anni- on winning the Swiss Teams at the AGM.

Mrs M Chipperfield 1 Star Master

8 Star Premier Mr GD Pole

Holland, Ron McEwan and Giles Foster) versary Teams will be on Oct 26 and the Diary Dates: Nov 1, Mixed Teams,

Master Advanced Master won the Teams. Well done all our winners. County Swiss Teams Championship on Taunton. Dec 7, Men’s and Ladies’ Pairs,

Mr R Cuerden Mr JF Stevenson Diary Dates: Oct 11, Newcomers’ Dec 7. Enquiries and entries to Graham West Camel.

6 Star Premier County Master Teams of Four. Oct 12, Inter-club 2. Nov Brindley 0115 9232186. On Wednes-

Master Mrs D King 1, Gazette Cup. Nov 9, Inter-club 3. Nov

Mrs S V Robson District Master

days, the President’s Cup this year will Staffs and Shrops

14-16, NEBA Congress. Nov 26-28, consist of ten sessions through October,

5 Star Premier Mrs RM Hooper www.wolverhamptonbridge.org.uk/

Master

NEBA Autumn Sim Pairs. Details of all November and December, interrupted

Area Master Staffs/

Mr A Greenhill Mrs CEJ Goundry

events at www.neba.co.uk. by the BGB Sim Pairs on Oct 8.

2 Star Premier Mrs J Moore THE Aberystwyth Congress in July was a

Master Mr P Moore Northamptonshire happy hunting ground for our players.

Ms SM Findlay Mr R Stock

Oxfordshire

Keith Shuttleworth – Brian Nicholls

Mr D Thunder Club Master www.northantsbridge.info/ www.oxfordshirebridge.co.uk won the Championship Pairs, with Roger

Tournament Mr PD Hunt ALL novice players, please

Master Mrs P Payne

WE are sad to report the death of John Bowles and John Waller fourth. Geoff

Mr PN Pratt Larkin, a regular competitor in county note that your very own Roberts – Ewart Evans were runners-up

Mrs J Lowson

Mrs J Meth-Cohn Mrs M Waterhouse and EBU events. county competition, the in the Consolation Final, while Pam

Dr O Meth-Cohn Local Master The Lakeland, the inter-club teams of Oxford Times Cup, for Booth-Jones – Tony Leech won the Open

5 Star Master Mr J G Allen eight event, will take place at Kettering those who have taken up Pairs. In the Mixed Pairs, Michelle Davies

Mrs P Niven Mrs R Gunn the game within the last

BC on Nov 23. The winners will represent – Graham Foster were second.

3 Star Master Mrs I Summers

the county in the Garden Cities Trophy. three years, will be held on Sunday 23 David Owen’s Brighton team was

Mrs V Allan Oxford

The Kettering Trophy for teams of four November at Oxford BC. Details from deliriously happy when they whitewashed

Mrs M Dodds Life Master

Dr PA Dodds Dr JS Bygott will be held on the same day, same venue. Brenda Harris 01865 511136. the Norwegian Olympic and European

Mr D Morse Mr N Gascoyne In the first match of the season in the An excellent result for Oxfordshire’s B Championship team. Paul Hackett was

2 Star Master Mr C Jones Eastern Counties League against Norfolk, team (Dinah and Andrew Lintott, Ed in the winning Swiss team.

Mr O Brown National Master the A team won 13-7, the B team won Jones, Andrew Murphy, John Slater, Rob Paul and Justin finished third in the

Mrs E Matthewson Mr M Clark 20-0 and the C team won 20-0. In the Procter, John Williams and Chris Wilson) Biarritz Teams and then went on to

Mr AM Robson Mr CA Gidman

second match against Hertfordshire, the was achieved by winning the National Peebles, where Paul and Jim McMahon

Mrs J Robson 8 Star Premier

1 Star Master Regional Master A team lost 4-16, the B team won 11-9 County League Finals in Solihull, beating were third in the Pairs.

Mr B Lumsden Mr K Jalie and the C team lost 4-16. The B team B teams from Manchester, Northants, It was a disappointing European Cham-

played in the National County League B Dorset and Surrey. pionship for Jason, Justin and Paul

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