Athenaeum vs. MCC
14th January 2021. The Athenaeum has played its first match of the year - an entertaining online evening of 20 boards against the MCC. The Athenaeum pairs were John Neilson & Donald Singer, Michael Oppenheimer & Bill Shanahan, Pascal Ricketts & Geoffrey Lloyd, Catherine Rice-Evans & Rex Goad. The MCC pairs were Simon & David Alterman, Elliot & Beverly Black, Paul Singer & James Meynell, Shiv Datt & Daniel Flowers. Congratulations to the MCC team who were ahead by 6 IMPs in each half, thus with an overall win by 12 IMPs.
Success for Athenaeum member Paul Thornton in Premier EBU event
Congratulations to Athenaeum member Paul Thornton who took 3rd place with his Cumbrian partner Dave Harrison in the recent 2020 EBU Premier Life Masters Pairs event. This event is reserved for Premier Life Masters and partners who rank very highly in the EBU’s National Grading Scheme.