Congratulations to Jean Paxton and Maggie Piazza, who have won the "Fleming Femina" (KCBA Women's Pairs), with Christine Whyman and Elaine Cockerell second, and to Colin Wilson and Gerald Soper, who won the "Hunter Homines". A clean sweep for TWBC pairs! (Jean's other success, earlier in the week, was to top the National table with her husband Jim for Monday's simultaneous pairs.)
Also to Jim Wortley and his team who came 4th (out of 47 teams) in the Midlands Counties Congress.
Espen Erichsen and Nick Irens, Jeremy Willans and Ian Draper all finished above average in a strong international field in the TGRs Auction Pairs at the Cavendish.
Helen and Espen Erichsen won the Mixed Pairs event at the London Year End Congress.
Norman Selway, Nick Irens and their team performed exceptionally well in the senior Camrose trials (Teltscher Trophy), finishing top of a very strong field.
Also, the Kent team (including Norman) won their Tollemache qualifying group, and Norman, together with Jeremy Willans and Ian Draper, have been selected to play for Kent in the final on 14th-15th February.
At club level, trophy winners in November and December include Helen and Espen Erichsen (Autumn Championship Pairs and Maud Corbett Cup), Jeremy Willans, Ian Draper, Steve Barnfield and Frances Connell (Handley Trophy), Mike Proto, Kathleen Lee, Dave Voller and David Greene (Brian Forty Trophy), Peter Allen and Ann Hunt (TW & Hawkhurst Salver), Diana Avis (Kirk-Greene Cup), and Pat and Bernie Waters (Flitch). Trophies for the annual individual points competitions go to Angela Tompson (M), Dave Voller and Daphne Erzen (TA), Gerald Soper (TE), Eddie Lucioni (W), Christine Whyman (T), Robert Pope (FA) and Colin Wilson (FE). Congratulations to all. For a full list of club trophy winners in 2014, click here.
If you know of any members' successes at major events, please let us know, as simply searching bridge results sites may not reveal everything.