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This competition is held from February to September 2018 on every 2nd Wednesday, 7.30pm except date in March is on 21 March 2018.
By invitation only.
The Warboys Cup competition has been reinstated in a new format. Click on heading of this box for full details. Congratulations to Paul Spencer & Marc Chawner who won the last of the four heats. Robert Elliott & Richard Register, won the third heat; Peter Franklin & Frank Morrison won the second heat; Alaric Cundy & John Sutcliffe won the first heat.
The second "B" Flight event was won by Roger Bright & Michael Rand. Alan Cohen & Tanya Genthe won the first heat, in August. Well done!
ESSEX EXPERT EVENT FOR THE WARBOYS CUP
Holders: Monty Krimgoltz & Cecil Leighton
Dates: Monthly, four 2nd Wednesdays Venue: Barleylands Starting at: 19.30 (- 22:30)
The four heats are on Wednesdays 14th June, 12th July, 9th August and 13th September.
Due to the change of format and purpose of the competition, the Warboys Cup will not be awarded this year.
The awarding of the Warboys Cup for next year and the formula for this will be subject to next selection committee meeting.
Results ("A" Flight):-
Results ("B" Flight):-
The ECBA has reinstated the Warboys competition. Instead of a one-off annual event this is now a rolling event taking place on the second Wednesday of every month from June to September, at Barleylands, start time 7.30pm.
The purpose of the event is to bring together pairings who are considered as suitable for selection to represent Essex at A squad level and in national events, both to help the Selection Committee in assembling the best possible teams for these events, and to afford the pairs concerned an opportunity to play regularly in a higher standard field than they would usually experience at club level, thereby helping them to develop their bidding system and playing skills. Butler scoring will be used, and Table Money of £5 per person will be charged. The event will take place in four heats. Participation will be by invitation only.
The movement will be 7 tables all play all. It is therefore very important that all turn up, or let Robert Elliott know urgently if anything is going to stop them from doing so, so a reserve pair can be substituted.
As of August 2017, as a new initiative, a "B" Flight competition was introduced, with the same parameters as the "A" Flight, but with a view to the selection of the "B" and "C" squads.
Last Updated: 14/09/2017
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