Atheaeum vs MCC
The Athenaeum were hosted at Lords for this annual fixture against the MCC. The match could scarcely have been closer, the Athenaeum team running out winners by 3 IMPs (having led by 2 IMPs at half time). Our team was John Neilson & Paul Thornton, Catherine Rice-Evans & Rex Goad, Geoff Llloyd & Pascal Ricketts and Charles King-Farlow & Andrew Harris
Athenaeum vs. House of Lords
The first match between the Athenaeum and the House of Lords for 2 years was hosted by the House of Lords on Wednesday 23rd March. In a match played over 24 boards, the score was close at the half-way point however the House of Lords team went on to a strong victory by around 60 IMPs.
The Athenaeum team was John Neilson & Donald Singer, Hazelanne Lewis and Ellie Ferguson, Charles King-Farlow & Michael Oppenheimer and Geoff Lloyd & Pascal Ricketts.
Representing the House of Lords were James Cooper (also of the Athenaeum) & Tessa Blackstone, Malcolm Caithness and Archie Hamilton, Ruth Henig & Willie Coyle and Susie Allfrey & Richard Cumming-Bruce.