AT the Lambourne Jersey Congress, the Swiss Pairs
was won by Sue and Nick Woodcock from Paul
Martin - Roz Bavin. Paul and Roz did one better in
the Swiss Teams with Andrew and Jane Moore; 2nd
were Messrs Horscroft, Walsh, Thompson and Fletcher.
Other winners were: Pre Congress Pairs: Jean Squires -
Rosalind Morgan. Multiple Teams A: Roy Garthwaite, Heather
Hobson, Ted and Janet Latham. Multiple Teams B: Alan
Cooke, Maris Sheppard, Brian and Maureen Stairs. Midweek
Pairs: Adrian and Prue Knight. Mixed Pairs: Alan Cooke -
Maris Sheppard. Seniors' Pairs: Roy Garthwaite - Heather
Hobson. Seniors' Teams: Roy Garthwaite, Heather Hobson,
Ted and Janet Latham.
Diary date: the Confiance Guernsey Congress is from Sept
11 to 20.
CHRIS and Sandra Bickerdike, playing with
Richard Draycott - Jean Law, have won the Greenpointed
County Knockout, by just 2 IMPs after 48
boards, from Jim and Frances Barker, John and
Appropriately, the Jo Brown Memorial was won by John
Hardesty - Jenny Cant, who had been a close friend of Jo's.
Brian Colvin - Steve Flavell were runners-up. £220 was raised
for the Cornwall Leukaemia Trust.
The Western League programme is now complete, all three
teams having done well. The 'A' team won six out of seven
matches and were runners-up in their division. After a good
season the 'B' team slipped to fifth after a poor last match. The
'C' team remained undefeated and were runners-up to
Devon. Overall, the three teams' total score was well ahead of
the other counties.
Please see 'In Memoriam' online for the obituary of John
Diary dates: Sept 7, AGM, Ladock. Sept 18-20, Cornwall
Congress, Falcon Hotel, Bude.
DIARY dates: Aug 9, AGM followed by the AGM Pairs,
Keswick. Sept 6, Blue Point IMP Pairs. Sept 26-27, Green
Point Weekend Pairs and Teams, held jointly with West morland,
Castle Green Hotel in Kendal. Oct 18, Simple
WE have recently held an EGM for election of
officers due to attendance at our AGM being
below the quorum specified in our constitution.
The officers for 2014 were re-elected.
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for 12 sessions). All teams are welcome, it is not
compulsory to play in all sessions.
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interested in playing in either our Swiss Pairs on Sept 26 or
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• In August we have our Individual Championship and our
Ladies' and Men's Pairs events.
Contact the DCBA secretary if you are interested in any of
the events above: email@example.com
Playing in the county: details of events scheduled by our
county association can be found on our website.
CONGRATULATIONS to Ann Slee - Alison
Pollok who were first equal in the Champion ship
Pairs at the Cheltenham Congress and to Richard
Lingham, Viv Mably, Phil Palmer and Jenny
Flood who won the Open Teams.
May was a good month for Devon players on the road;
congratulations to them all. Ian Walsh, Peter Bowles, Jacek
Pietrzycki and Mike Orriel won the Hants & IOW One-day
GP Swiss Teams. Warner Solomon (with Sandy Davies of
Yorks) won the Welsh Senior Pairs and the team of Phil
Palmer, Jenny Flood, Dick Andrews and Gaynor Wiseman was
3rd in the Teams at the same congress. Joe and Gillian Fawcett
were 6th in the Swiss Pairs at the Spring Bank Holiday Congress.
Devon finished top of the C division of the Western League.
Entries are soon due for the Devon Teams (Western
Morning News) - two matches guaranteed at dates to suit the
teams. Full details of all events and results are on the website.
CONGRATULATIONS to Margot WilsonGardner
who has achieved the rank of Grand
Garden Cities: the Allendale team representing Dorset
finished 2nd in the Regional Final and 7th in the National
Final. Congratulations to the following players: John Gardner,
Margot Wilson-Gardner, Daphne Philipps, Alan Wilson,
Jeremy Dhondy, Mike Pownall, Krzysztof Ginda, Mark
Hooper, James and Shirley Dutton, and Phil Norman.
SBU Corfu Congress: Margot-Wilson Gardner - John
Gardner and team won the Swiss Teams.
Hampshire Green Pointed Teams: Mark Hooper, Phil
Norman, Miles Cowling and team finished 5th.
Spring Bank Holiday Congress: Mark Hooper, Robin
Wright, Alan Wilson and Anne Allerston won the B
stratification of the Swiss Teams and finished joint 2nd
overall. Mark & Robin finished 9th in the B final of the
Corwen Trophy: Keith Bartlett - Barrie Cantello finished
Diary dates: Aug 6, Chope Salver, Open Pairs, 7pm,
Allendale Bridge Club, Wimborne.
CONGRATULATIONS to all of the following: TGR
Super League: the Saxons won the 2nd Division with
a 25 VP margin and are promoted to Division 1.
Special congratulations to John Sutcliffe who
played in 7 of 10 matches and came 2nd in the overall Butler