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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) 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 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

Ulla Lee

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

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

to all.

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.

Grand Master

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

Photo: EBU

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.

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