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COUNTY NEWS

Diary Dates: Sept 5-7, Coventry Lambourne Congress winning both the

Master Point promotions Congress. Sept 15, EBU Sim Pairs, Pre-congress pairs and the Seniors Teams

Moseley. Sept 21, Midland Counties with colleagues from Kent.

5 Star Regional 1 Star Regional Worcester Mrs J F Shedden Pairs. Sept 24, Moseley Bowl. The county continues to promote

Master Master 2 Star Premier bridge, holding another very successful

Life Master

Mrs G Springer Mr M K Dean Master

Mr M J Downing Wiltshire teaching event run by Ian Thompson

4 Star Regional Mr P Randall Mrs C Heron

Premier National and Mike Theelke – our thanks go to

Master 2 Star Premier Master 2 Star Tournament www.wcba.co.uk

Mr D T Burman Master them. The association is also celebrating

Mr M A Stretch Master

Mr E Legg IN the Western League, its 60th anniversary on 21st July.

3 Star Regional 6 Star Premier Mr M Brennan

Master 5 Star Master the sleeping giant had a Diary Dates: Aug 4, Summer Swiss

Master 1 Star Tournament

Mrs A Burgess Mrs M Beaumont little doze in his final teams. Aug 11, Phillipps qualifier. Aug

Mr I Argyle Master

8 Star Premier 2 Star Master match, resulting in a third-place finish 18, Pairs Ladder. Sept 1, Phillipps qua-

Premier Master Mr N Smith

Master Mrs S Littlestone Mr D Philpott

overall – still a considerable improvement lifier. Sept 8, Swiss Pairs. Sept 15, EBU

Tournament Master

Mrs B E Allen 1 Star Master 3 Star Tournament Mr I A Willmott

on recent years. Our A and B teams Sim Pairs (Phillipps qualifier). Sept 22,

Ms B E Herold Mrs A Cox Master finished 4th and 5th respectively, but Club and League Multiple Teams. Sept

5 Star Master

7 Star Premier Advanced Master Mrs A E Hampton pride of place goes to our C team who 29, Pairs Ladder.

Mr D J Donaldson

Master Mr FR Begh 3 Star Master romped away with their division. David

Mr E Patten

Mr J M Henderson Mr G Sherlock-Brown Mr C J Mallinson and Margaret Thackaberry, Marion

Mr A M Pearson

4 Star Premier Mr C A Walters Mr M R Powers Mr R Williams Cowley, Prabir Nandi, Nick Pegg, Yorkshire

Master Master 2 Star Master 4 Star Master Roger Williams, Roger Bendall, Maurice www.ycba.freeserve.co.uk/

Mr R H Weir Mrs N Hale Mr R T Keates

2 Star Premier Mr M Jeal Baker will now represent the Western BELATED congratulations to

County Master 1 Star Master League in the Inter-Area event on 13th

Master Mrs C Laverack Swanland Bridge Club play-

Mrs G D Charlton Mrs D A Griffiths

Mr P Hunt 3 Star Master July. We don’t know the result at the ers, Marilyn Pearson and

Mr G N Kemp Mr G M Herbert

1 Star Premier Mrs K Moen

Mrs S Hulton time of writing, but we’re confident. David Holmes, winners of

District Master Mr SJ Vickerstaff

Master District Master Mr S Armstrong

The Wiltshire competitive programme the National Newcomers Pairs. In the

Mr D Municchi Mrs B White ended with the Chairman’s Cup, a National Pairs final, David Robinson –

Mrs V Cooper Area Master

Tournament Master Mrs B Hardstaff 2 Star Master handicap pairs event held in conjunction Peter Waterman of Sheffield finished

Mr P B Adams

Mr D B Gillespie Mr J R Brayshaw with the AGM. This was won by Pat fourth. In the final of the Corwen

Ms M Welch Mrs S Shaw

4 Star Master Mr D Gannon Davies – Valerie Austwick, who have a

Area Master Mrs D A Wood Trophy, Mark Bratley and Paul Brereton

Mr D E Ashby Mrs J Hey

Mr P I Hardstaff Club Master fine record in handicap events. The were in third place.

Mrs B M Jones Mrs E Watson

Mrs S Smith Mrs M D Bloore Committee, chaired by master diplomat There are many results to report from

Mrs F B Lecky- Mr J Bloore 1 Star Master

Thompson

Club Master Colin Webb, was re-elected nem con. a busy spring calendar of events.

Mrs E A Brandon Mr M Chapman

Mrs B Rignall

Mr S Creasey

Mrs M Chapman In the Corwen Trophy, Norman Botton Yorkshire Congress – Mixed Pairs: Janet

Mr B Gould Miss S Bristoll

3 Star Master Mrs B A Huxstep – Richard Samter finished a creditable and Ted Latham. Ladies Pairs: Sarah

Mr P Markham Mrs R J Carter

Mrs P Hobden Mrs L A Kennedy Advanced Master 38th (out of 113 pairs), while in the Teshome – Fiona Brown. Men’s Pairs:

Mr H Toy

Mrs H G Tozer Mrs C Power Mrs L Burdett Pachabo Pat Davies, Gwynn Davis, Keith Les Jones – Geoff Kenyon. Moortown

Local Master Sharp and Keith Williamson finished

2 Star Master Mr J Stevenson Mr J D Burns Cup: Giles Foster – Richard Winter. York

Ms S Fursier

Mr M J Dancy Local Master Mr D A Crossland 14th (out of 28 counties). Mount Group Trophy: Les Brown –

1 Star Master Westmorland Mrs F Allsop Mr J R Hoole The team chosen to represent Wilt- Karen Bradley. Chairman’s Plate: Stephen

Mr J F Bushell Mr D J Bell Mr J W Johnson shire in the Tollemache is: Andrew Law, Peterkin – Samantha Punch. Fell-Vincent

Mrs S Gray 2 Star Premier Mrs E A Burt Master

Master Bob Bannister, Norman Botton, Richard Trophy: Fiona Brown, Susan Stockdale,

Advanced Master Mrs A V Bussey Mr J Blackett

Mr M A Marshall Samter, Pat Davies, Gwynn Davis, Phil Hugh McGann, Tom Hanlon. Johnstone

Mr D Harris Mr B Carter Mr S Fletcher

County Master Mrs J B Dowty

Green, Roger Karn, Keith Sharp and Keith Cup: Robin Zigmond, James Ewington,

Master Mrs V Lowe

Dr M L Howse Mrs S Dowty Williamson. Clare Dutton, Eve Hatfield. Scarborough

Mrs G R Bainbridge Mr G L Nash

Mrs J Jeffreys Mrs E Evans Mr P Pascoe

Urgent! Those Wiltshire members who Trophy: Ian Johns, David Waxman,

County Master

District Master Mrs J C Kavanagh Mr I L Walker have yet to enter the coming season’s Richard Pike, David Fletcher.

Mr M Causley

Mrs W Ellwood Mrs A Kendrick Premier League and County Knock-out The winners of the county’s knock-

Mr P E Goldsmith County Master

Mrs S J Howse Mr R W Kendrick competitions should do so without out teams events were: Waddington

Mr R Harris Mrs S Bellard

Local Master Mr A Moyse delay – see the website for details. Also,

Mrs D Ireland Mr G Burdett Shield: Tom Gisborne, Sandy Davies,

Mrs D Whitehead

Mr P Lindsten Mr R Brazier Mrs C Eastham if there are any Wiltshire members who Mike Pomfrey, David Banks. Yorkshire

Mrs S M Morgan Miss A Ford Yorkshire Mrs W V McLean have not been asked to declare their Trophy: Heather Hobson, Roy Garth-

Mrs A Strong Premier Grand Mr J S Sheehan availability for the Western League, please waite, Dennis and Pearl Murphy. Seniors

District Master

Wiltshire Mr L S Taylor

Master contact Diana King. Teams: Bill Townsend, Bob Ross, Giles

Mr T Tribe 5 Star Regional Mrs H Wigley Diary Dates: Sept 28, Cliff Sibley

Mr R Garthwaite Foster, Tony McNiff, Sue Logan.

Area Master Master District Master Multiple Teams, Nursteed Centre,

Life Master First places in the Non-league and

Mr M Beglin Mr D Cooke Mr C Baxter

Mr S Hall Devizes; Oct 12, Corsham Pairs. See the League Club Teams of Four events went

Mrs C Bond 7 Star Premier Premier National Mrs A Cole

website for details of both these events. to Guiseley and Sheffield respectively.

Mrs W B Botfield Master Master Mr R C Johnston

Mr J B K Carrie- Mrs T K H Attwater Ms R M Marston The winners of county pairs events

Mr A Goulding

were: Yorkshire Masters Pairs, Grade 1:

Wilson 2 Star Premier National Master Mr A Montgomery Worcestershire

Mrs J Cole Master Mr D A Shaw Jack Stocken – Phil Godfrey; Grade 2:

Mr T Dessain

Mr B Davies Mr R Williams Mrs K Hall Area Master www.wcba.freeserve.co.uk Bob Brown – David Butler; Yorkshire

Mrs K M C Humphrey Premier Master 5 Star Premier Mr P S Y Anwar IT is with deep sadness that Mixed Pairs: June Manning – Mark

Mrs E Jones Mr A J Snell Regional Master Mrs P J Bailey we learnt of the sudden Stead; Castle Swiss Pairs: Richard Pike –

Mr R Naldrett 4 Star Master Mr P R Tempest Mr R Cornfield David Waxman.

death of John Cattanach.

Club Master Mr R J Gwyer 1 Star Premier Mr J R Fearnley Bridlington Congress, Championship

John contributed hugely to

Mrs B Alldridge 1 Star Master Regional Master Mr A Jefferson Pairs: Graham Jepson – Keith Cornish.

Mrs W Keech Mr J Link

Worcestershire bridge as a

Mrs R J Fussell Mrs J P Powell Swiss Teams: Judith Biles, Carole Kelly,

Mr R C Saunders Mrs S Stevens former chairman, and latterly as mem-

Mrs S Nesbitt 2 Star Regional Ted and Janet Latham.

Mr B Slade Master Mrs D Sykes bership secretary and editor of the pop-

Mr T A Parker Sheffield Charity Swiss Teams: Gill

Local Master Mr M Armitage Mr E A Vickerman ular Worcestershire Bridge News. He will

Master Woodcock, Sue Wormald, Bernard and

Mrs P Feltham Mr P Nicholson Dr R A Litton Mrs G Wooler be very sorely missed and our sympathies

Mr B E T Fry Regional Master Club Master are with Rosemary and his family; please Jennifer Fletcher.

County Master Diary Dates: Sept 7, Examiner Rose

Mrs M May Mr T W Copeland Dr A J I Faraj see the obituary on page 25.

Mrs E M Reeves

Mr M Sheppard 8 Star Premier Mrs C Kaye Richard Jephcott’s tenure as chair came Bowl (Huddersfield). Sept 21, Garforth

District Master Mrs A Knox-Milne Swiss Teams (Collingham).

Master to an end at the AGM in May and he was

Warwickshire Mrs F Dewar

Mr J Barnett Mrs K Leeson

Area Master thanked for his valuable contribution.

Life Master 6 Star Premier Local Master

Mr D A Andrews Mr J Treble Nick Forward was installed as our new AUGUST 23 is the closing date

Master Mr K M Brown

Mrs Y Andrews Club Master Mr R P Eaton Mr R Hall

chair. for the submission of county

2 Star Premier Mrs A M O'Reilly 4 Star Premier Mr P Jones The Seniors Pairs title was retained by reports for the next issue

Regional Master Local Master Master Mrs M I Pratt John Sansom and Richard Jephcott. Out- of English Bridge.

Mrs S Green Mrs M S Turner Mr P Lloyd Mr C Roberts side of the county, Carol and Brian Varley Please e-mail: elena@ebu.co.uk

had a very successful time at the Jersey

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