Leo Lehninger & Nick Rushton
William Thompson & John Wilmott
who won the
County Teams Championship
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2018 Trevor Ward, Christine Ward, Colin Woods, Margaret Thornley
2017 Babs Matthews, Tim Matthews, Ken Johnston, Ian Reeves
2016 Glenda Lloyd, Peter Boardman, David Strawbridge, John Farmer.
2015 Ken Johnston, Ian Reeves, Babs Matthews & Tim Matthews.
2014 Ken Johnston, Ian Reeves, Babs Matthews, Tim Matthews
2013 Ken Johnston, Ian Reeves, Adam Aitken, Ian Smith
2012 Babs Matthews, Tim Matthews, John Farmer & David Strawbridge
2011 Ian Reeves, Tony Bartlett, Peter Mollart, William Thompson
2010 Babs Matthews, Tim Matthews, David Strawbridge, John Farmer
2009 Ken Johnston, Peter Mollart, Trevor Duddle, William Thompson
2008 Glenda Lloyd, Peter Boardman, Bruce Denwood, John Maclachlan
2007 Ken Johnston, Colin Smith, Mike Ash, Ian Reeves
2006 Babs Matthews, Tim Matthews, David Strawbridge, Dave Mullany
2005 Mike Dunstan, Tony Parker, John Robinson, David Latimer
2004 Ken Johnston, Adam Aitken, Geoff Thomson, Ian Stedman
2003 Glenda Lloyd, Peter Boardman, Peter Thompson, Alan Williamson
2002 Mike Dunstan, Trevor Duddle, John Robinson, David Latimer
2001 Ken Johnston, Ian Reeves, Geoff Thomson, Graham Pearl
2000 Babs Matthews, Dave Mullany, David Strawbridge, Colin Woods
1999 Babs Matthews, David Strawbridge, Dave Mullany, Colin Woods
1998 Geoff Bell, Kathleen Bell, Ken Anderson, Ian Stedman
1997 Glenda Lloyd, Peter Boardman, Peter Thompson, Mary Cooney
1996 Tony Aldred, Alan Williamson, Dave Mullany, Colin Woods
1995 Mike Dunstan, Tony Parker, Don Blake, Phil Porter
1994 Tony Aldred, Alan Williamson, Dave Mullany, Colin Woods
1993 Tony Aldred, Alan Williamson, Dave Mullany, Colin Woods
1992 Tony Aldred, Alan Williamson, Dave Mullany, Colin Woods
1991 Ann Breakey, Martin Lamping, Alan Fisher, George Surtees
1990 Don Blake, Mike Dunstan, Tony Parker, Phil Porter
1989 Elmar Zivtins, Ian Stedman, Ken Anderson, Enid Anderson
1988 Ken Johnston, Ian Rankin, Alan Fisher, George Surtees
1987 Phil Porter, Jim Duerden, William Thompson, A Thompson
1986 Bob Brunskill, John Wilson, Jack Boardman, John Martin
1985 Bob Brunskill, John Martin, Jack Boardman, Don Philips
1984 Bob Brunskill, John Wilson, Jack Boardman, John Martin
1983 Marjorie Bamford, Connie Kite, May and Peter Brown
1982 Bob Brunskill, John Wilson, Jack Boardman, John Martin
1981 Dorothy Heron, John MacLachlan, Mike Quin, Charlie Connon
1980 John Patrick, Jack Capstick, Henry Pachul, Bill Thompson
1979 John Patrick, Jack Capstick, Henry Pachul, Bill Thompson
1978 Dorothy Heron, John MacLachlan, Mike Quin, Charlie Connon
1975 Bob Brunskill, John Martin, Jack Boardman, Michael Martin
1974 Bob Brunskill, Jack Boardman, John Martin, Harry Brooks
1973 Bob Brunskill, Derek Hetherington, John Martin, Harry Brooks
1972 Dorothy Heron, Andrew Scott, Marianne and Walter Valenta
1971 Bob Brunskill, Jack Boardman, John Martin, Harry Brooks
1970 Jack Boardman, Derek Hetherington, John Martin, Harry Brooks
1969 Alma and George Parkinson, Hilda and Laurence Parkin
1968 Bob Brunskill, Jack Boardman, John Martin, Harry Brooks
2018 Glenda Lloyd, Peter Boardman, John Farmer, David Strawbridge & Mike Howse
Championship Teams of Four (MAJOR EVENT)
General. A straight knockout event, with the draw being made at the County AGM. Winners (or runners-up or combination of winners and runners-up) qualify for Pachabo. (Eligibilty for the Pachabo; players must have their County of Allegiance as Cumbria). Green-pointed event. Scoring by IMP's. Entries consist of a team of 4-6 players with only 4 players playing in any one round.
Eligibility. Bona fide county club members including those whose County of Allegiance is other than Cumbria or Direct members of the EBU whose County of Allegiance is Cumbria. A Bona fide member is one who has paid their membership subscription to a Cumbrian club for the current year of competiton.
Systems and Treatments Scoring IMP's. Ties broken by playing four extra boards until there is a winner
Sponsorship. Pachabo (entry fee and some expenses).
The first (top on the draw) placed team will be the HOME TEAM. The captains of each team are encouraged to contact each other and attempt to agree a date and venue for their match at as early a date as possible. In the event that the captain's are unable to agree a mutual date the HOME TEAM captain shall formally offer three dates which shall be on different days in different weeks including one weekend date. If none of these dates are suitable to the opponents the captain of the AWAY TEAM shall offer three dates on the same basis as above. In the event of any dispute the matter should be referred to the Tournament Organiser who will form a sub-committee consisting of the Chairman, Secretary and Tournament Officer which will consider the matter and whose decision is final. The matches must be played on or before the due date specified for each round on the draw - no extensions will be made except if the sub committee deem that there are exceptional circumstances. The current draw & results will be displayed on this page.
Normally the home team will be responsible for providing simple refreshments. If a club or other venue is chosen as a half-way point then each team will be jointly responsible for any charges. If the home team chooses its own club as the venue and the opposing team has to travel more than an average of 15 miles per player the home team will be responsible for any table charges, otherwise these will be borne equally.
Each match will be played over 24 boards in two sets of 12 boards. The home team will change polarity for the second stanza. A victory by 1+ IMP will constitute a win. In the event of a tie a further four boards will be played (and so on until a result is obtained).
Matches will be played without a Tournament Director present. It is hoped that any problems arising will be able to be resolved between the players at the time. In the event that this is not possible you may seek resolution of the problem by phoning one of the EBU Tournament Directors listed on the EBU website. If for some reason this is not possible a full report of the circumstances together with details of the hands should be made to the Tournament Officer immediately after the match.
The winning captain will be responsible for transmission of the result to the Tournament Officer.