6th – 8th September 2013 Bolton Congress, Bolton Bridge Club. Mixed Pairs. Oct 17, Pairs League
Landmark • Island Pairs Championship Sept 14, Northern Bridge League, Round 1, Rothley. Oct 30, Stanley
29th September 2013 Round 3. Sept 22, LCBA Mixed Pairs, Trophy Round 2.
Promotions • Island Teams Championship Bolton Bridge Club. Sept 29, Westmor-
3rd November 2013 land Swiss Pairs, Kendal. Lincolnshire
Mr P J Harrison
• Green-pointed Pairs (Mini-
Mr Ralph Rea 16th March 2014 Leicestershire
THE Veterans Cup was played at
Hertfordshire • Rawcliffe Bowl (Mixed Pairs) www.leicsbridge.org.uk Dunholme in April: 1. Roy Hughes –
30th March 2014 Keith Stewart, 2. John Longmuir –
Life Master THE 2013 AGM was
The MBU has also accepted an invita- Andrew Green, 3. Phillip Harland –
Mrs S Dow tion from the Scottish Bridge Union to
held in June. The com-
Mr DJ Peers mittee reports were David Caldow.
send a team to compete in the 4th Round 10 of the Champion Pairs
Regional Master heard and adopted, and
Commonwealth Nations Bridge Cham- League only attracted five pairs, and was
Mrs B Aston officers were elected as
pionship to be held in Glasgow in won by Glynn Elwick – David Caldow.
Mr D Mail follows: Chairman David Pollard,
September 2014. There will be keen Congratulations to Maurice Ladlow,
Treasurer Henry Cooklin, General
Mrs MA Moore competition for places in the team. Maureen Parsons, John Gaunt and
Secretary Robert Northage, League
Mr JM Wareham Dennis Mellor, who defeated Ron Wall’s
Secretary Richard Smith, Tournament
Ms R Windler Kent Secretary Neil Beasley, Fixtures Secretary team in the final of the Lincoln Gold.
Master Dick Pathan, Webmaster John Thomp- The County League Division 1 was won
Mr NDP Barry www.kcba.org.uk son, Membership Secretary Pat Beasley. by Maurice Ladlow, Maureen Parsons,
Keith Darley THE Corwen Trophy The guest of honour was Nick John Gaunt, Dennis Mellor and Debbie
Mrs S Ford (played by leading pairs Stevens. Nick was also made a life Burton.
Mr Stephen Leadbetter from each County member of the LCBA, and then The 2012-13 Season was completed
Association’s main pairs presented trophies to the competition by the final of the Barbara Maplethorpe
championship) was won winners. These included: Stanley Trophy Plate, the winners being Glynn Elwick,
Mr G Lock
by Kent players Marten (Butler Pairs Championship), won by David Caldow, Mike and Vic Llewellyn.
Mr R Maureso The committee will strive to increase
Mr Ted Shaw Wortel – Doug Andrews (photo below). Gerry Bucciero and Roger Cook.
Many congratulations. Joseph’s Bowl (teams of four knockout), attendances at County events for the
Mr AJE Shields 2013-14 season, the fixture list for
Anju Tanna Congratulations to Diana Avis, Brian won by Simon Stokes, Yasser Haider,
Crack, Shirley Goldwin and Colin Tim Glover and Peter Neville. Butter- which will be published shortly after the
Kent Wilson, winners of the Oxford Midweek worth Plate (for first round losers in the upcoming AGM.
Grand Master Congress Swiss Teams. Joseph’s Bowl), won by Bharat Thakrar,
Mr E Erichsen At the Maidstone Green Pointed Swiss Jenny Grant, Anne and Steve Wright. London
Teams in May, the winners were Tim Gimson Trophy (Pairs Championship),
Life Master www.metrobridge.co.uk
Chanter, Helen Wildsmith, Mandie won by Dick and Lucy Pathan. Leicester-
Mr MS Hampton
Campbell and Ben Hackenbroch; Jackie shire Cup, won by Paul and Sue Bowyer, CONGRATULATIONS to
Mr NR Inniss Duncan and Kerri Happer, Jim Mason, David Gold – David
Davies, Chris Smart, Graham Pollack
Regional Master and Paul Chapman came in 2nd. Simon Stokes. Leicestershire Cup Plate, Bakhshi who reached the
Mr D Andrews Jeremy Willans, Ian Draper, Stuart won by Alan Langley, Dick and Lucy semi-finals of the NEC
Dr CH Game and Gerald Tredinnick won the Arnold Pathan, Bill Hood and Nick Stevens. Cup in Japan. Also to
Mr Alan Rogers Cup (Knockout County Teams of Four Bucky Cup (Men’s Pairs), won by Alan Tom Townsend and David Bakhshi, 2nd
Master Championship). The Gill Cup (Kent Lord – John Thompson. Olga Cup in the Crockfords final, with Andy
Mr Jim Anderson League North West Div. 1) was won by (Ladies’ Pairs) won by Audrey Mount – Bowles 3rd, and David Ould who won
Dr Chris Bowman Team Foster. NW Kent Div. 2 was won Jane Nichols. the Crockfords Plate. At the Jersey
Mr Brian Broadbent by Team Foreman. The Dover Cup (Kent Diary dates: Sept 15, Midland League Festival, Graham Horscroft – Mike
League East) was won by Team Adam- 3 v Staffs & Shrops (away). Sept 28-29, Fletcher won the Swiss Teams and were
Mr Eric Bunyon
son. The Mid Kent League was won by Green Point Swiss Pairs & Teams, 3rd in the Swiss Pairs; Roland Gronau –
Mrs Nadia Coote
the Maidstone Team. Congratulations Spondon. Oct 2, Stanley Trophy Round David Wing won the Jersey Tourism
Mr RS Garritty 1. Oct 13, Midland League Lincolnshire Trophy. At the Spring Bank Holiday
Mr C Owen Diary dates: Sun Oct 13, Dyer-Smith (home). Oct 16, Otto & Edith Bowl Congress, Gunnar Hallberg and Ben
Ms Molly Perham Cup (Kent Mixed Pairs Championship),
Mr David Warry 11am, Tunbridge Wells. Oct 26-27, 54th
Lancashire Kent Congress, Tunbridge Wells.
Mr SR Norris Lancashire
Mrs Diana Ackerman
AT the Lancashire Con-
Mr David Costich
tract Bridge Association’s
Dr V Hajela Annual General Meeting
Mr AG Muchall John Brearley was elected
Mrs Beryl Ratford as the new Chairman,
Mr Harry Ratford replacing Jeff Smith.
Miss H Thygesen Congratulations go to Ollie Burgess
Leicester on winning the Pairs at the Yorkshire
Congress with Fiona Brown. They also
Regional Master won the Teams playing with Michael
Mr K Preston Byrne and Hugh McGann.
Mr RA Smith Madeline Berney Swiss Pairs: 1. Barrie
Master Newall – Brian Ripley. Bolton Spring
Mr RA Schlich Bank Holiday Swiss Teams: 1. Roger
Hopton, Ann Thornton, Nicholas Greer
and Karen Reissmann.
Regional Master Diary dates: Aug 3, Northern Bridge
Miss D Burton League, Round 1. Aug 4, Preston Pairs,
Mr FJ Davis Preston Bridge Club. Aug 31, Northern Corwen Trophy winners: Marten Wortel and Doug Andrews of Kent.
Bridge League, Round 2. Sept 6-8,
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