Malinowski. Well done to Jacqui Tobias Team of John Dobson, Audrey Bain- The winning teams in the four
Landmark for winning the Victor Ludorum Trophy, bridge, and Alison and Godfrey Young. divisions of the League for Teams of
awarded to the player who gains the The NEBA AGM was held in May Eight were Nottingham Gambit, West
Promotions most points from Middlesex events and amongst the trophies presented Bridgford A, Wollaton and Keyworth B.
throughout the season. were the John Clark Salver for the cham- The winning teams in the two divisions
Mrs T Foster The winners of the Middlesex Leagues pion club, which went to the Whitley of the League for Teams of Four were
Mrs C Plunkett were as follows: Div. 1 (Peter Edelman Bay Club, and the Player of the Year Four Deuces and Ruffians.
Mr Gary Putman Trophy): Uday Hegde, Jerry Harouni, Trophy which was won by Martin Kane. The Team of Four Championship was
Mr Brian Renouf Steve Root, Richard Bowdery, Ray In a disappointing finish to the year’s won by William Crook, Rob Sharpe,
Mr Bob Speller Robinson; Div. 2: Vanessa Clarke, Trevor calendar, three events due to be held in Sandy Fulton, David Hodge and Mark
Mr NJ Watts Morris, Steve Foster, Jacqui and Peter June had to be cancelled because of an Goddard.
North East Tobias; Div. 3Y: Irene Fine, Nigel insufficient number of entries. There are still vacancies on the
Clayton, Denise Miller, Saleem Sachek Committee, and the Chairman would
Regional Master be pleased to hear of members willing
and Latchmin Tiwarie; Div. 3Z: David
Mrs A Young Northamptonshire to serve on the committee.
Landes, Dennis Backer, Ellard Roberts,
Master Denice Golend, Jeff Harris, Russell Spiro. www.northantsbridge.info/ Diary dates: on Wednesdays the
Mrs E Bennett Please consult the county website for Black and Farr Cups alternate until Sept
THE Winter League
Mr RM Cottrell the Autumn schedule. 25. Beyond that, details will become
will start in Sept-
Mrs J Robson available on the website.
ember; the Saturday
Mrs P Thuburn
Mr R Willis
Norfolk event will be held at Stamford, starting
at 7pm. Entries to Trevor Thrower. The Oxfordshire
Northamptonshire www.bridgewebs.com/norfolk/ Wednesday event will be held at
Northampton starting at 7pm. Entries www.oxfordshirebridge.co.uk
Master NORFOLK bridge clubs
Mrs Celia Beaty are doing their bit for the to Jim Bainbridge. AT the AGM, players were
Mrs E Healey Big Society this summer The Broke Cup is a teams of four congratulated on their
with a positive epidemic knockout event with the winners success over the past year.
Mr Jim Norman
of charity events for good representing the county in the Pachabo. President’s Cup winners
Mr J Samworth
causes. These include Holt First round losers compete in the Betts Chris Cooper, Stuart
Mr R Tickle
Bridge Club running its annual fund- Bowl, so everyone is guaranteed at least McPhee, Lorna Swadling,
Mr CNJ Tily two matches. Entries are required by the
raiser for the Kimbley Cup, which raised Alastair Gidman, Ian Angus and Ed
Nottinghamshire £400 for the National Coastwatch end of August to Jim Bainbridge. Jones are representing the county in the
Life Master station at Wells-next-the-Sea and build- The joint Bedford and Northants Pachabo.
Mr L Eagling ing works at High Kelling Village Hall, Congress will be held on Saturday 14 and Mike Brown, Clive Keep, Gillian
plus the Afternoon Bridge Club’s launch Sunday 15 September with Pairs on the Lonsdale, Nigel Wilkes and John Slater
Master Saturday and Green-pointed Teams on
event in July for the £3 million Norfolk won the Chester Cup. Nigel Wilkes –
Mr PD Hunt the Sunday. The event will be held at
Bone and Joint Appeal. Mike Webley won the County Pairs Final
Mr DJ Wilkins Heron’s Lodge Guide Centre, opposite and Nigel Wilkes also won the Premier-
On the competition front, Maureen
Oxfordshire Kimbley – Bogdan Drobny won the the National Badminton Centre, Brad- ship Award. Wallingford A won the
Grand Master Hudson Cup, with Peter Ison and well Road, Loughton, Milton Keynes Wessex League in Div. 1; Oxford C, Div.
Mrs B Kerr Michael Whiting 2nd and Roger MK8 9LG. I would ask Northants mem- 2; Oxford D, Div. 3; Aylesbury Aces, Div.
Amey – Mike Walsh 3rd. Paul bers to support this event. Entries can 4; Aylesbury Vale, Div. 5.
Life Master be made online on the Bedford shire Other prize-winners not previously
Whittley – David Thompson scooped
Mr DW Patterson Bridge Association website or to Rita featured were Mary-Ann Sheehy –
the Lowestoft Trophy, followed by
Mrs LE Swadling Keable, 170 Bideford Green, Leighton Christopher Whitehouse (Mixed Pairs);
Gabriel and Giles Ip 2nd and Sylvia
Regional Master Carver – Gaye Pocock 3rd. The Dere- Buzzard, Beds. LU7 2TS, email: congress@ John Slater (Pairs Ladder); Robert
Mrs S Bliss ham/Swaffham Trophy winners were bedsbridge.co.uk Procter (Teams Ladder); Dale Thomas
Mr S Bliss Nawal Fenwick – John Harrison, The `new Eastern Counties season has – Keith Goswell (Sadler Seniors’
Mrs W Claye 2. Gabriel and Giles Ip, 3. Barbara and started well with the A team winning Salver).
Master Mike Harnden. both matches 20-0 and 16-4; the B team Congratulations to Kathy and Denis
Mr H Arnes Holt Bridge Club is celebrating its have lost 8-12 and won 20-0, the C team Talbot on their success at the EBU Jersey
25th anniversary with a champagne have won 11-9 and lost 8-12. Festival including 3rd in the Mixed Pairs
Mr B Atkins
evening on Wednesday August 7. Chair- Congratulations to Tim Durdin – Championship, 1st in the Multiple Teams
man Nigel Baker said: ‘Holt has this nice Tony Hough who won the Warwickshire Championship and 2nd in the Swiss
Mr Jeff Millard
combination of people enjoying the Green Pointed Swiss Pairs. Also congra- Teams Championship with Helen
Mr N Whiting Lawton-Smith – John Slater.
social occasion and those who play tulations to Robert Miller who won the
Somerset competitive bridge.’ Swiss Pairs at the Spring Bank Holiday At the Hampshire & IoW Swiss Teams
Life Master Tickets are still on sale at £20 for Congress. Debbie Roberts, Geoff Nicholas and
Mr G McBride international bridge player Heather Diary dates: Sat Aug 24, Charity Kathy and Denis Talbot were 3rd.
Dhondy’s All Day Seminar at Afternoon Salver, Kettering Sat Sept 7, Winter Congratulations to Oxfordshire pairs
Regional Master Ron Quainton – Adrian Lambe, Alison
Bridge Club on Sunday October 6. Email League N/E, Stamford. Sat Sept 14,
Mr RE Feetenby Nicolson – Keith Robbins, and
Jan Wells on firstname.lastname@example.org Bedford Congress Pairs. Sun Sept 15,
Mr ML Gordon Erica and Christopher click
Bedford Congress Teams. Wed Sept 18,
Mrs MA Gordon Sheppard who won three of
Winter League S/W, Northampton.
Master North East the EBU Spring Simultaneous link
Mrs J Chadwick Pairs (photos on page 54).
www.neba.co.uk Nottinghamshire Congratulations to Debbie Roberts –
Mrs YN Knight
Mr P Lockley The North East League Geoff Nicholas who came 2nd in the
for Teams of Four was www.bridgewebs.com/nottinghamshire EBU Oxford Belfry Midweek Congress
Staffordshire & Shropshire won by Val and Julian IN the first County Match of the new Championship Pairs and equal 1st in the
Regional Master Gibson, John Atthey, season, against Gloucestershire, the first Swiss Teams with Adrian Lambe – Mike
Mr FA Rebello Bill March, Chris and team lost 8-12, but the second and third Webley.
Clive Owen. They repre- teams both won, 15-5 and 11-9. The Oxfordshire Congress was a great
Suffolk sent the NEBA in the Pachabo Cup. In Retford Swiss Teams: 1. John and success: Swiss Pairs winners were Celia
Regional Master the competitions for the champions of Irene Auld, Lloyd Eagling, Keith and Derek Oram; Swiss Teams winners
Mrs B Ditchburn each club, the Pairs event was won by Rodgers; 2. Liz Rothwell, Bernard were Charles King-Farlow, Bruce Leslie,
Master Nichola Cockerill-Smith – Liz Reese Plumb, Nick and Angie Dyer. Priday Jane Davies and Stephen Gore. The
Mr Derek Borrowman representing Hurworth, while the Teams Cup: 1. David Burgess, 2. Gordon Sandra Landy Trophy winners were Pat
event was won by the Bishop Auckland Fullerton. Lewis – Miriam Seaver.
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