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members of other clubs wanting to see June. There is a vacancy for Tournament At the AGM in May, Ted Cockle was
Master Point them in action. Secretary. Terence Treeby would be elected to Tournament Secretary and
promotions Diary Dates: Sept 7, AGM and indi-
vidual championship, Ladock; Sept 20,
pleased to hear from any member
prepared to take this on. Following the
Nicole Cook to Tournament Director.
We wish them the very best of luck in
Falmouth Swiss pairs; Sept 28, One Day meeting, the County Swiss Teams Cham- their new roles.
National Master Master pionship was held with a very disappoin- In Essex competitions, the winners of
Green Point Swiss Teams, Wadebridge
Miss J Watts- Mrs D L Suter
School. ting eleven teams taking part. Results: the Team of Four Trophy were Dennis
Wakeham Mrs O J Webster
Mrs L Williamson County Master
=1. Terry Cannon, Robin Giles, Phil Valtisiaris, Alan Drew, Simon Moorman
Palmer, Jenny Flood; and Carol Ritzen, and Ray Clarke, who beat Roger and Jill
11 Star Premier Mr N H Empson Cumbria Richard Carter, John Boxall, Roger Tattersfield, Alaric Cundy, Chris Megahey,
Regional Master Mr G MacArthur
Mr B L Skiming Mr J Squires www.ccdba.co.uk Luckham; 3. Ruth Edmondson, Brigid Martin Smith and Ted Cockle in the
2 Star Premier Local Master EDEN Bridge Club staged their annual McElroy, Alison Pollok, Ann Slee. final. The Switch Cup winners were
Regional Master Mrs I White Swiss Teams competition on April 27th: Diary Dates: Sept 20, Devon Pairs. Roger and Jill Tattersfield, Alaric Cundy
Mr P Pitcher Aug 11, Closing date for entries for and Chris Megahey, with Peter Oake,
Devon 1. P. Mollart, J. Halliwell, L. and P. Smith;
1 Star Premier Devon Teams (Western Morning News). Ray Clarke, Ray Cornell, David Clark
Regional Master Premier National 2. A. Robertson, S. Service, A. and N.
Master Watson. runners-up. The League First Division
Mrs G Pitcher
Our last Cumbria Competition of the champions were: West Essex: Waltham
1 Star Premier Ms C Ritzen Dorset Foresters (Tony Verran, Remi Tatur, Phil
Master 5 Star Premier season was the Swiss Pairs, held on May
Regional Master 18th: 1. John Mclachlan – Bruce www.dorsetbridge.org.uk Mattacks, Andy Barker, Stuart Dunstan);
Mrs S Amy
Premier Master Mr K Wynn Denwood (90 VPs); 2. Babs Matthews – NATIONAL and other South East: Crowstone (Alan Cohen, Bob
Mr D C Babbe 6 Star Regional David Strawbridge (87 VPs); 3. Jim results: Spring Bank Hair, Allan Greenstein, Yvonne Dias,
Mr C Blackstone Master Holiday, Bournemouth: Richard Register, George Wilcox). League
Blackwell – Howard Brown (72 VPs).
Mrs P A Self Mrs S Crowley Qualifiers A Final: Miles Cup winners were Hanley (Rick Hanley,
Club Master Regional Master Cowling – Eddie Lucioni, Janet Smith – Michael Sherer, Jeff Orton, Eric Newman,
Mr D F Waters Mr C Stares Derbyshire Harold Wayne, Martin Brook – Helen Bill Tweddle).
Dr P Wood
www.dcba.org.uk Ackroyd; Qualifiers B Final: Daphne Winners of the Eve Goblets trophies,
Cornwall 6 Star Premier
Master Philipps – Ann Sharples, John Gardner – for overall results during the year, were:
Life Master THE Mixed Pairs Cham- Margot Wilson, Eugene Sheehan – Mary Ladies: 1. Jill Tattersfield, 2. Margaret
Mr A D Tooley Mrs J Algar
pionship for the Bill Pratt Clews. Swiss Pairs: 10. Paul Bennett – Curtis . 3=. Val Mollison and Sue Taylor.
2 Star Tournament 2 Star Premier Trophy was won by Roger
Master Chris Denton, 17. Mark Hooper – Jon Men: 1. Roger Tattersfield 2. Ray Clarke
Master and Jennifer Floutier
Mrs A P James
Mr N Massey Holland. A Flight Swiss Teams: 7. Martin 3. Alaric Cundy.
Tournament with David Taylor – Liz Brook, Martyn Hill-Jones, Helen Ackroyd Diary Dates: Sept 3, Autumn Seniors
5 Star Master Hall second. The Derby-
Master and Ann Sharples, 10. Miles Cowling, pairs.
Mrs P J Dodge
Mrs M D Walker
Mrs C Davey shire team of Malcolm Young, Alan Kenny, Eddie Lucioni, Steve Tomlinson and
4 Star Master
5 Star Master Miranda Vinecombe and Gary Watson Steve Turner. B Flight Swiss Teams: 1.
Mr J M Rishworth
Mrs F Lane won the inter-county team of four Eugene Sheehan, Mary Clews, Doris
Hants and IoW
3 Star Master competition at Oxford for the Beck Cup
3 Star Master Hutchinson and Inga-Lill Button. www.bridge.hampshire.org.uk
Mrs A Ewins (photo page 55). David Briggs – Jim
Mrs E A Williams
Dr W R Pickering
County Results: Udall Trophy: 1. THE AGM, held on June
2 Star Master Tomlinson were 4th at the Corwen Martin Brook, Helen Ackroyd, Keith
2 Star Master 15th, was better attended
Mrs J E Fisher Trophy. Bartlett, Ann Sharples. Allendale Trophy:
Mr D L Biscoe than usual, probably due
1 Star Master Mrs R W Davis At the inaugural competition for the 1. John and Marion Howitt, David and to a last minute nomina-
Mr D A Barber Midlands Teams Challenge Bowl, which Isabel Marr.
1 Star Master tion of Keith Palmer to Chairman. The
Mr J N James has replaced Derbyshire’s Macfarlane Cup
Mrs M Vanstone Please note that entries for the County vote was close but the position is retained
Mr M Rowbottom
Advanced Master and the invitation events of several other Teams KO will close on the 14th August by John Carter, who has put a huge am-
Mr C J Baker Midland’s Counties, Roger and Jennifer and the draw will be made shortly ount of time into his work as Chairman
Mrs C Bishop
Mr G K Baker Floutier, and Arnold and Sandra thereafter. Dates for the Knight Cup
Mr R G S Draycott
Mr P Hartnell
and been scrupulously neutral when
County Master Chandler came third out of an entry of qualifiers will be announced shortly on handling the EBU ‘Pay to Play’ proposal.
Master 18 teams.
Mr W Harris the County website. This proposal had not found approval
Mr P Blatchford
Mrs A L Mitchelmore
Mr G Tompkinson
Diary Dates: Aug 21, Second round Diary Dates: Aug 8-15, EBU Summer with the majority of clubs, and, accord-
Mrs J Vaughan of the Three Counties Teams of 4 Event. Congress at Brighton. Sept 14, Mixed ingly, had been opposed at the EBU’s
Mrs J Tompkinson
District Master Mrs M Waterfield Sept 17, India Cup. Sept 18, Third round Swiss Teams for the Flemmich Cup, EGM where it was, however, accepted.
Mr A J Biggs County Master of the Three Counties Teams of 4 Event. 2.00pm, hosted by Dorset CBA at the Congratulations to Chris Kinloch –
Cumbria Mrs D Lomax Sept 21, Atkins Cup. Sept 27-28, Green Allendale Community Centre. Oct 12, Miles Cowling for winning the National
Area Master Point Pairs and Teams Events at Spondon. Swiss Teams for the Hardwick Cup, 2.00 Pairs Championship and to the following
Life Master Mr J M Brown
Mr K Johnston
pm, hosted by Sherborne BC at Digby County event winners: League 1: Brian
Club Master Hall, Sherborne. Please feel free to e- Anderson’s team; League 2: Madeline
5 Star Regional Mrs S B Seymour Devon mail any information of interest for
Master Lawson’s team; League 3: Mark Witham’s
Local Master www.devonbridge.co.uk inclusion to martin.john.brook@google
Mr A Aitken team. Hicko Cup: Swanmore; Basingstoke
Mr P A G Keith
Master CONGRATULATIONS to mail.com. Cup: Titchfield; Solent Cup: Southamp-
Mrs S Jackson Direct Richard Lingham, Ann ton; Cahalan Cup: Jeremy Baker’s team.
Club Master Area Master Slee, Brigid McElroy and Pottage Cup: 1. Dave Ross – Barry
Mr G C Bramwell Ruth Edmondson on
Mrs M E Cross Mitchell, 2. Sonia Zakrzewski – Gareth
Mrs J C Rostollan winning the Swiss Teams www.essexbridge.co.uk Birdsall. Farley Trophy: 1. Roy Riley – Rick
Derbyshire Local Master at the Cornwall Congress, and to Sandra THE very sad news for Staff, 2. Miles Cowling – Steve Turner.
Life Master Dr B J Gardner Bennett – Ian Hopkins on winning the Essex is the death of Sid Ladies’ Teams: 1. Chris Ray, Christine
Mr B R Elliott
Dorset Fistral Cup for the Secondary Pairs. Prince on 12 June, after a McNiven, Karen Dewar, Eleanor Rice; 2.
2 Star Premier
Regional Master Regional Master In the Spring Bank Holiday Congress long illness. Sid had been Babs Boswell, Celia Carter, Kathy Vaile,
Mr P B Dodson Mr P Caton at Bournemouth, Stefan Lindfors came a long-standing ECBA Lesley Lewis. Hill Head Trophy: 1. John
1 Star Premier Premier Master third in the Championship Pairs playing Committee member and Dakin, Susie Russell, Chris and Richard
Regional Master Mr P Craven with Rob Lawy from Somerset. was Tournament Secretary and Chief Ray; 2. Marilyn and Mike Mollart-
Mrs M A Beale 4 Star Tournament The Devon Teams (Western Morning Tournament Director during the period Rogerson, Philip Clemow, Sheila Clifford.
4 Star Master Master News) was won by Robin and Margaret 1988 -1999. From 1986 to 2008, he was a Finale Pairs winners: Seniors, Pauline
Mrs M Plant Ms L Angus Mardlin, Bill Oke, Julian Foster, who went delegate to the EBU Council and then a Serby – John Moore; Intermediate, Mary
3 Star Master 1 Star Master on to represent Devon in the Pachabo. shareholder. He received the Dimmie Lucas – Sandra Ruffell; Non-experts, Gill
Mr A Skidmore Mr R Burrows The highest placed Devon pair in the Fleming Award for services to bridge in Vaughan and Sharmane Hoey. Congratu-
1 Star Master County Master Corwen Trophy were Carol Ritzen and 2001, and was Eastern Counties captain lations also to this year’s Victor Ludorum
Mrs A Capewell Ms S Fazakerley
Richard Carter in 8th place. for some years. He was a winner of the in the county competitions, a tie this
Advanced Master District Master
The Kevin and Ann Slee Trophy National Seniors Pairs and also the year: Rosemary and David Spencer.
Mrs A P Hobson Mr T Benjamin
(Victor Ludorum) was won jointly by National Seniors Team of Four, the The new season will be starting on
Mrs M Newton Club Master
Mrs M Watson Mr J Holland
Nethie and Geoff White. latter in 2005. He will be very much Sept 7 with the Ladies’ and Men’s Pairs –
The AGM was held at Exeter on 15th missed by us all. meanwhile enjoy the summer break.
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