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Kathleen Taylor. both the A and B Divisions. Seale and Keith Bennett finished 4th

Landmark The Champion Pairs League Round 5 Pairs events: well done to Gary Hyett with Sussex winning the event. The B

was held at Lincoln (Eastgate) Bridge who finished 2nd in a field of 106 pairs Team finished 5th in their competition

Promotions Club also in October: 1. Mike and Vic in the Great Northern Swiss Pairs, and to and the 2 C Teams finished 4th and 6th

Llewellyn, 2. Ted and Brenda Goodacre, John Holland – Bill Hirst who won the in their section.

Master 3. Roy Hughes – Andrew Milner. North West Wales One Day Green Point Congratulations to Martin Lerner –

Mr C Bonser Diary dates: Dec 16, The Vincents Event at Mold. Ernest Schlesinger who came 3rd in the

Mrs E Bristow (Ladies’ and Gents’ Pairs), Dunholme, National Womens Teams: Hard luck Hertfordshire Swiss Teams.

Mr JG Davis 1.30pm. Jan 6, Mixed and Married Pairs, on Barbara Hackett and Sarah Diary dates: Dec 9, Ranked Masters

Mr ET Duffelen Dunholme, 1.30pm. O’Connor whose team lost in the final. Teams, 2pm, Oshwal Bridge Club.

Mr JM Mates Diary dates: Dec 16, Santa Claus Troughout December, January and

Pairs, Manchester Bridge Club. Jan 5-6, February there are numerous qualifying

Mrs S McKelvie London Manchester County Congress, Victoria heats for the National Pairs, the

Ms A McMillan & Albert Hotel, Water St, Manchester, Middlesex Mixed Pairs and the

Dr R Nanayakkara M3 4JQ; entries to Jeff Smith, e-mail Middlesex Championship Pairs. The


Mr BA Pinner Alex Hydes, Alan and or ( 0161 702 County website has an extensive com-

Mrs EM Pinner Olivia Woo, who won the 3773; Championship Pairs Sat (1pm petitions calendar.

Mr Mike Regan Teams B Final in Brighton. start); Championship Teams Sun (11am

start); events for players new to tour-

Mrs JR Rolnick Also to Roland Gronau –

naments: Sat 1-5pm, Players Progress


Ms K Stynes David Wing who won the Guernsey

Congress Swiss Pairs, and to Graham Cup; Sun 11am-3pm, Kevin Comrie

Manchester Pollack – Paul Chapman who were 2nd Cup. Feb 3, Gazette Cup (Teams of

Eight), 1pm, Altrincham Bridge Club. MAUREEN Kimbley –

Regional Master in the Felixstowe Congress. Bogdan Drobny have been

Miss S O'Connor Clapham Café Bridge: 1. Robert flying the flag for Norfolk

Master Sheehan – Tania Bader, 2. Chris Ruff – Merseyside/Cheshire bridge at the Le Touquet

Mr KW Boulton Juanita Escudero, 3. Mike Skelly – Congress in September.

Margaret Hamilton. Mixed Pairs Cham- They were thrilled to come

Mr GW Fletcher THE season opener in

pionship: 1. Stelio di Bello – Laura Porro, 5th overall out of 268 pairs in the Open

Mr DR Higginbottom the Merseyside League

2. Nevena Senior – Denis Bennett, 3. Zia Pairs: ‘We were 2nd after the first day’s

David Johnston is invariably the two-

Mahmood – Anita Sinclair. play but dropped to 5th by the end of the

session Swiss Teams

Mrs W Joyce Lederer Memorial Trophy: 1. Holders weekend,’ said Maureen. ‘We were tickled

event. Dusty Millers

Mr Adrian Lee (Neil Rosen, Martin Jones, Espen pink to have such a good result.’ Other

Blue continued their excellent record by

Miss M Skinner Erichsen, Norman Selway, Michael Norfolk players taking part in the Con-

winning again, by a comfortable

Byrne, Mike Bell, see page 46), 2. Young gress were John Harrison – Nawal

Simon Townsend margin. The Amber team were runners-

Chelsea (Kitty Teltscher, Sally Brock, Fenwick.

Mr M Wymer up and Hilbre, from Division 2, were a

Nicola Smith, Colin Simpson, David Following the death of David

commendable 3rd.

Merseyside/Cheshire Price), 3. Crockfords (Alexander Allfrey,

In the Westmorland Swiss Pairs, Newstead, Paul Darby, 57, is taking over

Master Andrew Robson, Tony Forrester, David as Captain of the Norfolk county team –

Bernard Kaye – Roger Waddington

Mr N Layhe Gold, Peter Crouch, Derek Patterson); which he regards as a great challenge:

finished equal 2nd, on the same score as

Teltscher Cups: N/S: 1. Sheila and Brian ‘David is a great loss to the county and I

Ms RA Williams Peers, 2. Charlotte Pole – Penny Borough;

Neil Thomas, who was partnering Sue

Richmond of Lancashire. have big shoes to fill,’ said Paul. His first

Middlesex E/W: 1. Robert Mundy – Marina Grose,

In the North Wales Green-pointed big challenge is fielding a team for the

Life Master 2. Keith Clow – Angus Simpson. Tollemache in Daventry in November.

Pairs event in October, Peter Kauffman

Mr SN Shah Diary dates: Feb 10, Palmer Bayer ‘We are short of up-and-coming players

– Chris Pope were runners-up.

Trophy (No Fear Pairs), 1pm, YCBC. in Norfolk – they keep moving away,’ he

Regional Master Diary dates: Dec 9, Waterworth Cup

Contact Chris Duckworth ( 020 7385 said.

Mr VJ Martin (county GP pairs), MBC. Feb 3, County

3534 or Norfolk Contract Bridge Association

Mr DS McDouall Trials, MBC. Feb 10, Merseyside & Dee-

Feb 17, Ian Gardiner Trophy London webmaster Neil Tracey is also on a

side Cup, MBC. Feb 17, Jean Keen

Mr R Spencer (Championship Teams of Four), mission – to recruit more teams of four

Trophy (Women’s Teams), MBC. Mar 7,

Master 11.30am, YCBC. Contact Sati McKenzie to play in the League, which meets on the

Charity Challenge, MBC. Mar 10, Eric

Mrs S Chapman or ( 020 third Friday of each month at the British

Howarth Cup (GP Teams), Deva BC.

Mrs E Collins 7627 0977. Legion Club on Aylsham Road in

Mar 24, Portland Pairs Heat, Deva BC.

Mr Ajit Hemchand Dhanani Norwich. ‘It’s the only event like it in the

Mrs F Frais Manchester county,’ said Neil. ‘If you want to progress

Middlesex you need to challenge yourself and take

Mr Z Hasan on Norfolk’s best players. Come and join

Mr R Martin us.’ There are currently 26 teams but new

Mr M Rawji LEDERER Trophy: con- CONGRATULATIONS to ones are welcome to join in January.

Mrs M Rawji gratulations to Michael Neil Rosen and Martin Contact Neil via the NCBA website:

Byrne – Mike Bell who Jones who have won the

Mr Bimal Raishi Shah for the second year Lederer for the second Finally, don’t forget that next year’s

Mrs M Shah running were members of the winning successive year (see page Norfolk Congress is relocating to Wensum

Pragna Mansukh Shah team (see page 46). 46). Nicola Smith was in Valley Golf Club in Taverham, near

Mr P Shah Gold Cup: congratulations to John the team that finished 2nd. Norwich, on 5-7 April 2013.

Mr Ravindra Moolchand Shah Hassett’s team (Jeff Morris, Michael As Middlesex’s 75th

Mr Rohit Merag Shah Byrne, Michael Newman, John Holland anniversary celebrations come to a close,

Mr Sharad Chhaganlal Shah

and Bill Hirst) who are through to the the county played its third invitation North East

quarter-finals of the Gold Cup where match, this time a teams-of-twelve affair

Mr Uswin Shah

they will play Alexander Allfrey’s team. against London. London edged a close

Norfolk Annual Derbyshire Match: Manchester match, but the result was not really THE first event in this

Master won. Well done to Sylvia Massey, important. A good time was had by all, year’s calendar was the

Herbert Potts, Susan Triggs, Graham and our thanks go to David Burn for NEBA Swiss Pairs held

Joseph Braka

Winn, George Leigh, Michael Wymer, directing proceedings on the night. at a new venue in

Dora Rose David Matthews, Ann Thornton, In the Metropolitan Cup the A Team Durham. The winners

Mr TM Semmence Haidee Tattersall, Irene Davies, Nicholas of Ray Robinson, Jerry Harouni, Ben were Frank and Janet

Miss JM Warboys Greer, Sean Mekie. Ritacca, Nick Simms, Steve Capal, Ivor Springett, with Norman and Rosemary

Mrs P Wells Northern Counties Bridge League: con- Miller, Anthony Golding, Francis Gray in second place.

gratulations to Manchester on winning Morton, Neil and Anne Rosen, Catherine Disappointingly the second event in

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