Well done to all players who have re- bers, and Andrew Urbanski from the
Landmark presented Dorset this season. EBU, enjoyed a wonderful evening of Herefordshire
Hampshire Green Point Swiss Teams: bridge, cake and champagne.
Promotions Helen Ackroyd, Ann Sharples, Krzysztof We have a new President this year:
IT’S the end of the season, and the
Ginda and Mark Hooper finished 4th. Alan Wearmouth, supported by Jim multi-round competitions have been
Master EBU Spring Bank Holiday Congress: Simons, his deputy, is looking forward
Mr G Batey concluded.
Eugene Sheehan – Robin Wright and to steering the county towards good The Inter-club Teams of Four were
Mr C Butt David Gill – Mike McMorran reached results and a range of competitions for
Mr M Forrest won by Wyeside B (John Thacker, Cathy
the B final in the Championship Pairs. all our members. England, Dave and Sarah Weller). The
Dr V Rushton Lynne and Ron Heath and Janet Smith – Congratulations to the team of
Mr E Wilkinson In-house League Div. 1 winners on a
Lesley Lewis finished joint 8th in the Kambites, Chamberlain, Butland and split tie were Chris Chowney, Ben
Devon Swiss Pairs. Margot Wilson, John Kinloch who won the Div. 1 League this Britton, George Richardson and Paul
Gardner, Kelly Courtney and Janet year and to Harrison, Lilley, Schofield Smith from John Thacker, Mike Ralph,
Grand Master Smith finished 4th in the Teams. and Wignall who won the Div. 2 League.
Mr ACR Maddocks Cathy England, Dave Weller and Nick
Diary dates: Aug 18, Weymouth & Norah Allen won our Individual com- Duberley; Div. 2 was won by Martyn
Life Master Hardwick Cups, Cup Multi-Teams (Blue petition and Megan Davis was 2nd. The
Moxley, Neville Shorrick, John Crowe,
Mrs P Gowland Pointed), Fordington, Dorchester. Sept first competition of the new season, the
Brian Meadows, Judy Eaton and
Mr IM Walsh 8, Men’s & Ladies’ Pairs Championship, Champions’ Cup, was won by Joe and
Daphne Whittaker. The winners of the
Mrs G Wiseman Romsey. Oct 13, Flemmich Cup (Mixed Wendy Angseesing.
Restricted Section were Ruth and Fred
Regional Master Teams), Allendale BC, Wimborne. The Monday night Autumn season
Stott, Henry Watson, Michael Green
Mrs B Golding will kick off with the Men’s and Ladies’
and Dinah Johnston.
Mrs JC Keith Pairs on September 2, followed by the
Essex Swiss Pairs and Swiss Teams on Sept 9
The Knock-out Cup was won by Dave
Mr J Pietrzycki Weller, Nick Duberley, Paul Ford and
www.essexbridge.co.uk and 16. The first weekend event is on
Mrs J Whitlam Guy Van der Gucht; and the KO Plate by
ESSEX and Herts have a September 1st and it is the first round of
Master Chris Chowney, Ben Britton, Sue Shore,
new Green-pointed Pairs the Ace of Clubs, a Club Players’ Cham-
Mr J Davey George Richardson, Paul Smith and
event on Saturday Sept- pionship for those with a rank below
Mr George Delafield Bob Underhill.
ember 28; this is the day National Master.
Mr John Dick In other events, the Avocet Teams was
before the regular Green-
Mr David Kaye won by Chris Chowney, Ben Britton,
pointed Swiss Teams on
Bill Luscombe September 29.
Hants and IoW Paul Smith and George Richardson, and
in the Next Step Pairs (Restricted), the
Ms AM Smith The Club Pairs is a new event for club www.bridgewebs.com/hiwcba/ winners were Andrew Davis – John
Dorset members who are not members of the
THE AGM was held on Duvall.
Essex squads. Winners were Eric Field –
Life Master June 2nd. Our Chairman, This has not been a great year in the
Dave Brace, 2. Jon Ward – Alan Aylot,
Mr Nick Forrest Jeremy Baker, retired and Western League. The A Team rescued a
3. June Brown – Angela Fenton.
so did Lillian Craigen who measure of respectability by ending the
Regional Master Essex Expert event for the Warboys
has worked on the Com- season with two wins after five losses,
Mr Kryzysztof Ginda Cup: 1. Yvonne Dias – Alan Greenstein,
mittee for many years as Treasurer, then finishing 7th out of eight. The B Team
Mr DR Wooldridge 2. Richard Register – Alan Cohen, won four and lost three but also
Events Secretary. Our thanks to both for
Master 3. Graham Foster – Simon Moorman. finished 7th out of eight. The C Team
all their work for the county. We welcome
Mr J Holland The Essex League First Division won three, lost three and drew one,
Andy Hughes as our new Chairman.
cham pions are South East Essex – finishing 5th.
Essex Congratulations to Pauline Serby –
Barleylands (Peter Oake, Rob Elliott, Full results of all county competitions
John Moore who won the Beck Cup
Life Master Bernie Harrison and Dave Duffy.) West are on our website.
(Oxford CBA invitation pairs) and also
Mr P Mattacks Essex: Loughton Collier (Peter Scotting, Diary dates: Sept 6, Annual General
came 2nd, with team-mates John Jones –
Master Phil Collier, Sandy Riach, Michael Meeting, 7pm, Hampton Bishop. Oct
Adrian Fontes, in the HIWCBA Green
Mr AR Anstey Watson and Jacek Lapszys.) 11, Inter-club Teams Round 1, 7pm,
Point Swiss Teams, where Helen Ackroyd,
Peter Bailey Essex Mixed Teams of Four: well done Ledbury. Oct 19, Ladies’ and Men’s
Ann Sharples, Krysztof Ginda and Mark
to Margaret Curtis, David Sherman, Ian
Mrs S Lowe Hooper finished 4th. Pairs, 10.30am, Tarrington.
Moss and Frank Morrison who came 1st.
Mr R Strudwick County league and Knockout events
Essex Championship Pairs: 1. Chris
winners: HICKO: Swanmore A Isle of Man
Gloucestershire Megahey – Alaric Cundy, 2. Margaret
(Richard Green-Wilkinson, Ted
Master Curtis – David Sherman, 3. Ian Moss – www.manxbridgeunion.org
Quincey, Bob Wilson, Liz Borrow).
Mrs EM Devereux Mike Graham. Consolation Final: 1. Ted THE Manx Bridge
Solent Cup: Richard and Christine Ray,
Mrs Carole Foulkes Cockle – John Williams, 2. Peter Oake – Union’s 2013 AGM was
Bob McRobert, Richard Harris, Steve
Mr RG Miles Simon Moorman, 3. Jacek Lapszys – held in May. 2012-2013
Tearle, Keith Bennett, Brian Anderson,
Mr M Siejka Manny Marks. had been a satisfactory, if
John Shergold, Chris Kinloch. League
Sandy Riach – David Clark were 2nd slightly quiet year, and
Hants and I.O.W. winners, Div. 1: Guy Lawrenson, Chris
in the EBU Spring Congress Swiss Pairs, the Union’s finances remained healthy.
Bradley, Karen Dewar, Mac Lowcock,
Master Cecil Leighton was 4th. Sue and Chris Jack Jowett, who had served as the
Adrian Fontes Mike Gwilliam; Div. 2:
Mr Martin Church Taylor came 5th in the Oxford Midweek Union’s Treasurer for many years,
Madeline Lawson, Sula Turpin,
Mr John Foster Congress Swiss Teams. retired with the members’ thanks for his
Eleanor Rice, Stuart Strachan, Phil
Mr Tim Howard Diary dates: Thurs Sept 26, Daytime long services. He has been replaced by
Downham, Mac Nurmohamed; Div. 3:
Mr Peter Lang Pairs League. Sat Sept 28, GP Swiss Paul De Weerd. Two additional members
Liz Madeley, Gill Weeks, Ann
Mrs B Manners Pairs. Sun Sept 29, GP Swiss Teams. were recruited onto the Committee:
McMahon, Val Moules, Michael Beer.
Mr David McCulloch Finale Pairs: Open Div. 1: 1. Macushla Tim Eyre and Mike English. It will be
Mrs Vera Orlandini Gloucestershire Stewart – Gwyn Evans, 2. David good to have their input. After some
Mr Rob Paton Dunhill – John Fairhurst. 3. Dave discussion the AGM agreed to keep all
www.gcba.org.uk subscriptions and the P2P levy
Mr CA Patrick Willis – Lesley Lewis; Div. 2: 1. Mary
Dr N Silk CONGRATULATIONS Lucas – Sandra Ruffell; Div. 3: 1. Char- unchanged for the coming year and the
Mr MJ Sullman are in order for Glou- mayne Hoey – Gill Vaughan. evening concluded, appropriately, with
Aubrey Welterveden cestershire: GCBA has a Diary dates: Sept. 8, Ladies’ & Men’s a friendly game of bridge.
75th Birthday this year Pairs. Sept 20, Candover Mini Swiss The Committee has published its
Herefordshire and we plan to cele- Teams. Oct 6, Simmons Trophy (Mar- programme of events for 2013-2014, as
Regional Master brate it with a Youth Bridge event in a ried Pairs) & Lincoln Plate (other Mixed follows:
Mr J Crowe local school in November. Pairs). All to be held in Romsey starting • Island Individual Championship
Mr N Duberley Newent Bridge Club also has a Birth- at 2pm. 4th August 2013
day, its 40th; in celebration the mem- For entries, see yearbook. • Isle of Man Congress
48 English Bridge August 2013 www.ebu.co.uk