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Dimmie Fleming Awards 2008 ORANGE BOOK INTRODUCTION
PERMITTED TO BIDDING FOR
AGREEMENTS THE FUTURE
Roger Amey, Norfolk Stan Harding, Herts
ADDITIONS and amendments BIDDING for the Future (see
to permitted methods normal- pages 3 and 4 of the pull-out
ly take effect from August 1st at the centre of this issue)
and any applications to change addresses strategy. This is
anything need to be received by essentially a road map, a
the Laws and Ethics Committee framework of ideas. Once the
Secretary by the end of different elements of the
February. strategy have been investigated
If you wish to apply for through consultation and
Roger has been at the sharp end Stan has been involved in bridge approval of any agreement not research, an operational plan
of Norfolk Bridge for almost for over fifty years. He has currently permitted, you can then be costed, time-
fifty years. He has been involved served on the Herts CBA Com-
should send it either typed on tabled, implemented and
in every new initiative to widen mittee since the 1970s in a
the support for bridge. A past variety of roles. A4 paper to the Secretary to the reviewed – ensuring that
President and past Chairman of He was Chairman of Welwyn Laws and Ethics Committee, duplicate bridge is accessible
the County, he currently chairs Garden City BC from 1992 to EBU, Broadfields, Aylesbury and popular, and that the EBU
the County Tournament Sub- 2004, when he became the HP19 8AZ, or by e-mail to meets the needs of its
committee as well as the Norfolk club’s first President in its email@example.com. You should members, both now and in
Congress Committee. His name seventy-year history. During his include a logical defence to any the future, in a timely and
is synonymous with the running period as Chairman, he esta-
agreement and indicate how it efficient way.
of the Eastern Counties League. blished a teaching programme
Roger served as an EBU Board which has enabled the club to is to be shown on the conven-
Director and has been a national
selector. He has also been a
double its membership.
Stan is always willing to help The Committee tend to look ♠♥♦♣
delegate to the EBU. however small or large the task. more favourably on applica-
tions that are not especially dif- NATIONAL PAIRS
ficult to defend against.
Roy Hughes, Lincs Philip Wraight, ♠♥♦♣ HEATS
MASTER POINTS FROM now until early
February, many clubs will be
PRICES running a heat of the National
Pairs. This is an event for all
HAVING held the price of club players where approxi-
master-point certificates mately one third of the field
unchanged for well over two qualifies for one of five
years, we now need to increase regional finals, which are in
Since the 1960s, Roy has devoted it in line with the recently turn qualifiers for a national
many years to bridge in Lincoln- Philip moved to Kendal in 2001 agreed increases in final.
shire. He still continues to enjoy from Cambridge, where for membership subscriptions. The Is your club running a heat?
success in county events and twenty years he had been Tour- cost will rise by 5%, just one If it is, then please let
over the years has won all the nament Organiser of both Cam-
year’s inflation, which means Michael@ebu.co.uk know if
trophies that he is eligible for. bridge BC and the County.
Roy was Lincs CBA’s County Philip started teaching bridge that the cost of a certificate you would like it advertised
Secretary for thirteen years in 2002 and since then has been goes from £0.38 to £0.40 and on the web-site; if not, contact
until 2004, and County Captain running many classes, as well as the cost of a book of fifty Peter@ebu.co.uk if you would
for twenty years. He continued teaching MiniBridge in the local certificates from £19 to £20. like to know more about
as County Vice Chairman in primary school and developing For books of certificates, this doing so.
2005, having served as Chair- U3A bridge in Kendal. As Kendal increase will take effect from Full details are in the EBU
man in the early 1980s. Since BC Chairman, Philip has esta-
1st December, 2008. For direct- diary on pages 36-38 or see
‘retiring’, he has organised blished a ‘gentler’ evening where
Bridge For All in his home experienced players welcome the ly credited master points, it will the website www.ebu.co.uk
village. newly graduated students. take effect from 1st January, where you can also download
2009. Mike Hill, Treasurer an entry form.
30 English Bridge December 2008 www.ebu.co.uk