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 www.metrobridge.co.uk & 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 email@example.com 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 www.bridgewebs.com/norfolk/
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 – www.mcba.org.uk 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 www.bridgewebs.com/norfolk
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 www.neba.co.uk
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
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
48 English Bridge December 2012 www.ebu.co.uk