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County Swiss Teams at Scunthorpe BC on Sunday 25th February starting at 12.00

Our County Swiss Teams event is fast approaching.  Please let me have your entries asap and any dietary requirements. If we do not receive enough entries to make the Swiss Teams viable then the County Committee has decided that the event will then become a multiple teams event. The event does include a substantial buffet meal. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT WILL START AT 12.00

Entries for the Swiss Teams: David & Sally Williams,Barry & Lesley Leverett/, Phillip Harland & Sue Barraclough ,Andy Lewis & Mrs. L Lewis/, Mo Parsons & Maurice Ladlow,Brian Smith & Ron Wall/,Roger and Margaret Shelley,John and Gerry Petherick/,Maurice Lynn and John Hill,Chris Phillips and Alan Millington/,Dennis Mellor and Debbie Burton, Roy Hughes and Keith Stewart/, Zubair Ahmed and Ann Evans,Deidre Fell and Brenda Bassford/,David Trinder and Hazel Shipley, Margaret McLeod and David Radish/,Vic and Mike Llewellyn, Megan Williams and Brigid Hughes/,Reg Loosely and Sue York,Mark Wain and Maria Nelson/,

New bridge sessions at Lincoln Club

Lincoln BC are launching a new morning bridge session in March with members from other clubs welcome to come along anytime from 16th March onwards.

The emphasis is on friendly social bridge.

It starts at 10.30am, for more details see the Lincoln BC website.

Qualifiers for the Bainton Trophy Final

The Final of the Bainton trophy will be on Sunday, March 25th at the City of Lincoln Club starting at 12.00pm. The top 14 pairs qualified from the semi-final held at Dunholme Village Hall on Sunday, February 4th. I would appreciate it if those who qualified (below) would let me know if they intend to take part in the final. An early response would be appreciated.

Andy Lewis & Phillip Harland, Dennis Mellor & Debbie Burton, Gerry & John Petherick, Zubair Ahmed & Brenda Bassford, Andrew & Alison Howarth, Mo Parsons & Maurice Ladlow, Helen Gillatt & Pamela Greening-Lewis, Reg Loosely & Mary-Jo Mangion, Sue York & Mark Wain, Roy Hughes & Keith Stewart, Jeff Jeffrey & David Pettengell, Paul Wokes & John Brocklehurst, Roger & Margaret Shelley, Nick Hunter and Ruby Schnalke.

  I have received replies from all of the pairs that qualified for the final and the lineup is confirmed. The only changes will be if one, or more, of these pairs drops out of the final for any reason.

 

 

 

Advanced Notice

Will all County members please note that the County Championship Teams event has had to be brought forward by one week.It will now be held at Scunthorpe BC on Saturday June 16th starting at 11.30 a.m. This is due to unforseen circumstances. Sorry if this causes any difficulties for any members. Glynn

Lincs League Fixtures 2017-2018

The fixtures are, Parsons v Elwick, Parsons v Wardell, Millington v Parsons, Marshall v Parsons, Wardell v Elwick, Elwick v Millington, Elwick v Marshall, Wardell v Millington, Marshall v Wardell, Millington v Marshall

The first named team is deemed to be the Home team. The Away team captain in each match is responsible for getting in contact with the Home team captain to organise the match. The Home team should provide light refreshments, a grand buffet is not expected! Results should be passed on to Glynn Elwick as soon as it is possible after the fixture is played.

If the Competition is as close this season, as it was last, then the result of the League will be in doubt until the very end. Any problems then get in contact.

Contact details of Team Captains: Glynn Elwick glynglo@gmail.com.Tel 01652654872.Mark Wardell m.s.wardell@open.ac.uk Tel 01507480515. Mo Parsons m.parsons870@btinternet.com.Tel 01526342047.Alan Millington Alan.Millington@dynexsemi.com. Tel 01673885507. Graham Marshall gbm@doctors.org.uk. Tel 01507607015.

The conversion table to convert the IMP score of each match into a VP score is:-

0-1 IMPs (10-10 VP), 2-5 IMPs (11-9 VP), 6-10 IMPs (12-8 VP), 11-15 IMPs (13-7 VP), 16-21 IMPs (14-6 VP), 22-27 IMPs (15-5 VP), 28-34 IMPs (16-4 VP), 35-43 IMPs (17-3 VP), 44-53 IMPs (18-2 VP), 54-65 IMPs (19-1 VP), 66 or more IMPs (20-0 VP)

Results: Parsons beat Wardell by 25 IMPs (15-5 VPs). Millington beat Wardell by 16 IMPs (14-6 VPs). Wardell beat Marshall by 39 IMPs (17-3 VPs). Parsons lost to Millington by 1 IMP (10-10 VPs).

Lincs Gold Draw

The first named team will be the Home team. The Home team is expected to provide light refreshments. The contact details of captains are:-

Glynn Elwick: glynglo@gmail.com tel 01652654872, Mark Wardell: m.s.wardell@open.ac.uk tel 01507480515, Brian Smith: briangsmith14@gmail.com tel 01472505239, Mo Parsons: m.parsons870@btinternet.com tel 01526342047, Alan Millington: Alan.Millington@dynexsemi.com tel 01673885507, Paul Wokes: pwokes@yahoo.com tel 01205368077, Phillip Harland: No email tel 01522595420, Graham Marshall: gbm@doctors.org.uk tel 01507607015

Our Chairman made the draw for the semi-finals of the Gold. The draw came out :-

Harland vs Smith and Elwick vs Parsons. The first names side will be the home side. Matches should be of 32 boards, or 40 boards by agreement of Captains. Please try and play the matches so that the Final can be played in good time before the deadline for the Pachabo Cup.

The result of the Smith vs Harland match was that Smith won by 7 IMPs.

 

Waitrose Trophy 2016.17
Waitrose Trophy 2016.17

Waitrose annually sponsor a prize for the pair who achieve the highest percentage in any EBU affiliated club in the County. This year was won by Andy Lewis and Phil Harland won won with 77.34%. They are shown being presented with the prize by Jane Adams, Manager of Waitrose Lincoln, at the AGM. Well done both and many thanks to Waitrose for their generous sponsorship.

Any News or Views?

  I am always keen to know about either your views about Bridge in the County or if you have any news to publicise to the other members of the County. If you have then give Glynn a call on 01652654872 or send me an e-mail at glynglo@gmail.com.

 
 
EBU Competitions

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Garden Cities

Result of Garden Cities Qualifier

Sunday, 5th November

City of Lincoln: 58.5 VPs

Scunthorpe: 52 VPs

Heighington: 40 VPs

Louth Duplicate: 38 VPs

Market Rasen: 11 VPs

Good luck to Lincoln in the Regional Semi-Final.

Waitrose Trophy

The Waitrose Trophy is awarded at the AGM to the Pair with highest percentage score in a club duplicate session in the previous 12 months.

Please notify Adrian Underwood if you achieve a high score.

Current Leaders

Glynn Elwick & Pete Stackhouse with 77.14%

Results
11th Feb 2018
Men's & Ladies Pairs
Scorer: Victor Llewellyn
10th Feb 2018
Lincs Gold Smith v Harland
Scorer: Victor Llewellyn
4th Feb 2018
Bainton Trophy Semi Final
Director: Helen Barr
Calendar
25th Feb 2018
Swiss Teams
Scunthorpe BC 12.00
25th Mar 2018
Bainton Trophy Final
Lincoln BC 12.00
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Garden Cities

Result of Garden Cities Qualifier

Sunday, 5th November

City of Lincoln: 58.5 VPs

Scunthorpe: 52 VPs

Heighington: 40 VPs

Louth Duplicate: 38 VPs

Market Rasen: 11 VPs

Good luck to Lincoln in the Regional Semi-Final.

Waitrose Trophy

The Waitrose Trophy is awarded at the AGM to the Pair with highest percentage score in a club duplicate session in the previous 12 months.

Please notify Adrian Underwood if you achieve a high score.

Current Leaders

Glynn Elwick & Pete Stackhouse with 77.14%

Results
11th Feb 2018
Men's & Ladies Pairs
Scorer: Victor Llewellyn
10th Feb 2018
Lincs Gold Smith v Harland
Scorer: Victor Llewellyn
4th Feb 2018
Bainton Trophy Semi Final
Director: Helen Barr
Calendar
25th Feb 2018
Swiss Teams
Scunthorpe BC 12.00
25th Mar 2018
Bainton Trophy Final
Lincoln BC 12.00