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23rd May 2016 14:45 BST
 
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All Comers Duplicate Pairs

A nice relaxing afternoon of Duplicate Pairs is in the offing at the City of Lincoln Bridge Club on Sunday May 15th starting at 1.30 p.m. Hopefully experienced players will pair up with those who do not  have much knowledge about County events and play. Cost is £5 per player and entries should be sent to Chris Phillips at Lincoln, although if you tell me then I will pass them on. Please give it a go. We have had a couple of these afternoons recently and players do seem to enjoy them

   Please be aware that there is an important cycle race in, and around, Lincoln on this date. Please give yourselves a few extra minutes to get to the venue. The event will be directed by Maurice Lynn and Elaine Proctor. Glynn

Players entering the All Comers Pairs

Chris Phillips and Cos Corry,  Audrey Powney and Pat Lucas,  David and Sally Williams,           

Mo Parsons and Toni Raynor,    Maurice Ladlow and George Nicoll,  Megan Williams and Joan Tong,

Peter and Corrine Cole,   Deirdre Fell and Gertie Eley,  Chris and Rosie Fowler,  David Lucas and Ann Ford.

Margaret McLeod and Hazel Shipley, Guy Grainger and Jo Pike,  Andrew and Alison Howarth

Emer Ward and Margaret Barr

2016 AGM

                  2016 Annual General Meeting 

                  Sunday 26th June - 1.30pm - at Dunholme Village Hall               

  1.      Members Present        
  2.      Apologies
  3.      Minutes of AGM 2015

     (a) Accuracy

     (b) Proposer & Seconder

  1.      Matters arising
  2.      Chairman’s Address
  3.      Treasurer’s report
  4.      Competition Secretary’s report
  5.      Honoraria
  6.      Election of Officer for 2015 – 2016
  7. Notification of Affiliated Club Representatives
  8. Appointment of Independent Examiner
  9. Any Other Business:
  10. Presentation of County Trophies including the Waitrose Trophy
Veterans Cup

The Veterans Cup was held at Dunholme Village Hall on 08/05/2016. 14 pairs took part in the event. This meant that a full Howell movement could be played over 26 boards. This meant that the Veterans were not taxed too much and could get home early. The whole afternoon went very well and the event was played in a very friendly spirit.

When everything had been scored up the result was very close. Third were Maurice Ladlow and Mo Parsons with 56.97%. In second place came Reg Loosley and Mary Jo Mangion scoring 62.18%. The winners, by two Match Points, were Pete Stackhouse and Glynn Elwick, they scored 62.82%.

Thank you to all of the members who supported this event. We only have a couple of fixtures to fulfill now. The All Comers pairs will be held at the City of Lincoln playing room on 15/05/2016 and the AGM will finish the season off and be held at Dunhome Village Hall on 26/06/2016. We need to make sure that enough members turn up to the AGM to make the meeting viable. At least 25 members are needed to do that.

Glynn.

 

 

County League and Lincs Gold

   As well as the normal events which are always held at the weekend we still have the other two important County Competitions. These are the County League and the Lincs Gold competition.

 

    The County League consists of a match against every other team in the League. The matches are arranged by agreement between team Captains and take place between October and May. We had 5 teams in the League last year and the League winners were not known until the very last match. Each match consists of 24 boards, 12 boards against each pair and is short enough to be played in the evening.

  The Lincs Gold competition is the premier County teams event. It is played for Green Points and is a knock-out competition. Again, we had 5 teams enter last season but it would be nice if we could attract a few more teams. This competition is played in players homes between October and May. The winners of the competition are entitled to play in the national Pachabo competition. Also, the more teams that enter the more Green Points can be awarded. If you have not entered these then give it a go. The cost is £16 per team for the County League and £20 per team for the Lincs Gold.

2015-2016 Calendar

The 2015-2016 season is on the horizon. After the disappointments of last season let's try and make this one a good one! The events for the forthcoming season have been streamlined. Those that did not attract support have been culled. This means that there are fewer events to enter and should draw bigger attendances.

   We start off this year with the Random Seeded Pairs on Sunday September 20th at Dunholme Village Hall at 1.30 p.m. This event will be Directed by Helen Barr. Light refreshments will be available during the afternoon and the entry cost will be £5 per player. We have amended the rules for next season. You must enter each event at least 7 days prior to the event. After this date you must get in contact with me to find out if you can play. This is because we had no idea, last season, how many people wanted to play and we had to cancel some events at the very last moment, when we were at Dunholme. It is more than likely that you will be able to play but, please, do not leave it until the last moment.

   My telephone number is 01652654872 or e-mail gloria@prescott78.orangehome.co.uk.

   As an experiment we are holding our second event at the City of Lincoln Bridge Club. That will be the Allcomers Duplicate Pairs on Sunday October 11th  at 1.30 p.m. cost £5 each. Remember, stronger players are expected to pair up with weaker players to encourage them to have a go at County events.

   I will try to get the events on the County website asap and then Club Reps can take a copy and put them on the Club noticeboards. Please try and make this season more popular than last season. Once again the motto must be use it or lose it. Glynn

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Honorary Membership
Honorary Membership

 

 

 

AGM Presentation

Congratulations to Maurice Ladlow

pictured receiving his Honorary Life Membership

from Chairman Guy Grainger

League 2014/15

 

Congratulations

to

Nick Hunter, Ruby Schnalke, Andrew Green & John Longmuir

on winning the League by 12 VPs.

(Full results can be found in Teams Competitions).

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 me a call on 01652654872 or send me an e-mail at gloria@prescott78.orangehome.co.uk.

   It is always nice to know what you, the member, thinks about what we are doing, or probably not doing, for you. For example, where should we be thinking of playing our County events from 2014? Should we stay at Dunholme? Should we play at Scunthorpe? Will the new facilities at the City of Loincoln Club be such that we could hold events there? Let me know your thoughts or have a chat with your Club representative. We need your views so that we can try and improve things for you. Glynn.
EBU Competitions
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Requests
Return of County Trophies

Amazingly it is that time of year again. I require County Trophies to be handed in so that they can be engraved for presentation at the 2016 AGM, in June.

The most convenient method is for the trophies to be brought to the County Championships and handed in then.

Otherwise, winners will have to make alternative arrangements to get them to me.

I must have them handed in by the beginning of May, at the latest, so that I can get it all sorted out.

Thank you, Glynn.

Results
15th May 2016
Allcomers Event
Scorer: Philip Batty
11th May 2016
League Hughes v Phillips
Scorer: Victor Llewellyn
8th May 2016
Veterans Cup
Scorer: Victor Llewellyn
Calendar
26th Jun 2016
AGM followed by Herbert Trophy (pairs)
Dunholme Village Hall 1.30pm
Click for the latest results
Requests
Return of County Trophies

Amazingly it is that time of year again. I require County Trophies to be handed in so that they can be engraved for presentation at the 2016 AGM, in June.

The most convenient method is for the trophies to be brought to the County Championships and handed in then.

Otherwise, winners will have to make alternative arrangements to get them to me.

I must have them handed in by the beginning of May, at the latest, so that I can get it all sorted out.

Thank you, Glynn.

Results
15th May 2016
Allcomers Event
Scorer: Philip Batty
11th May 2016
League Hughes v Phillips
Scorer: Victor Llewellyn
8th May 2016
Veterans Cup
Scorer: Victor Llewellyn
Calendar
26th Jun 2016
AGM followed by Herbert Trophy (pairs)
Dunholme Village Hall 1.30pm