On Monday Evening nine and a half tables played a single winner Mitchell movement. After a slow start, Malcolm Melrose & Maxwell Kynoch rose to lead the field with 63.99. Jim Bainbridge & Smita Basu came second with 61.31. Third were Peter & Vera Iredale with 57.81 leading a close chasing pack with Chris Cassin & Lo Tolbutt on 57.55; Betty Pickard & Mary Kerridge on 56.25; and Brian Mawby & David Reed on 55.36.
Carol and Geoff Davies still hold first position in the Summer Handicap. Alan Webb and Chris Cassin move ahead of Val Richards and Zena Hutchinson this week in the battle for second.
On Tuesday of last week Glenys Barton & Jan Maxon led nine full tables with 63.49. Lynne Bemand & Pauline Smith were second with 61.11 followed by Judy Douglas & Diana Kinch with 59.52; Pauline Batchelor & Janet O'Connor with 59.13; David Reed & Brian Mawby with 58.33 and Heather Spencer & Alan Page with 53.17.
There was no bridge on Monday because of the Bank Holiday. On Tuesday of last week nine and a half tables were led by Nicky and Jim Bainbridge. David Reed and Brian Mawby came second with 64.93, and a great result for Pauline Batchelor & Laura Von Tucher, third with 63.54. Alan Page & John Chard were fourth with 59.38 and fifth place was tied between Zena Hutchinson & Val Richards and Don Prowse & Brenda Berger, both pairs scoring 56.56.
Congratulations to Janet O’Connor and Sue Robards winners of Division 1 in the Pairs Ladder. Don Prowse and Roy Blackmore won Division 2 of this, the 4th round, of the pairs ladder. Next round starts Sept 17th.
On Wednesday Morning eighteen players practised the finer points of transfers.
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