The teams finishing in the top four positions in the County Teams of Four Championship have qualified for the semi-finals of the knockout, and have indicated their willingness to take part :
MIKE BOOTH (Alan Biggs, Rob Mabley, Bill Thomson, Celia Bishop)
CHRIS BICKERDIKE (Rod Bell, Wendy Miller, Jo Bryant)
RICHARD DRAYCOTT (Roger Bunt, Pat Meade, Geoff Fogg)
CAROL BRAY (Jennifer Congdon, Pat Joseph, Jenny Northmore)
Teams can nominate up to two further players, assuming they did not play for a different team in the qualifier.
Table money is £2.50 per player per match, which should be given to David Stone or Chris Bickerdike. Results to Chris.
Semi-finals to be played by 15 March
Final to be played by 3 May
First named team is at home, unless teams agree an alternative venue. Away team should offer home team three dates including one at a weekend. Any problems over agreeing a date for the match before the end-date, will be resolved using the EBU guidelines on Knockout Competitions.
Winner of each match is underlined.
SEMI-FINALS (32 boards 4x8 stanzas)
Match 1 : Bickerdike v Bray
Match 2 : Draycott v Booth
FINAL (40 boards 5x8)
Match 3 : Booth v Bickerdike
FINAL NOT PLAYED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC