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Congratulations to the team of Ravi Athwal, John Hemington, John Amor and Phil Jones who are joint winners of the Essex/Herts Swiss teams (21st July 2019)
Congratulations to Malcolm Lewis & Nicky Adamson who finished joint first in the Swiss Pairs at EBU Summer Seniors Congress in Eastbourne. Click for full result
Many congratulations to Konrad Mau & Mike Bull, winners of the blue pointed Swiss Pairs. Malcolm Lewis and Frank Wright were runners up with Elaine Cockerell and Denise Baxter just behind them in third place.
Full results may be viewed here.
At the EBED Bridge Teachers’ Conference this weekend, there was a presentation for the inaugural “Bridge Teacher of the Year” award and the board of trustees chose to give it to Chris Lohan. Congratulations.
The TWBC team of Colin Wilson (capt), Gerald Soper, Jeremy Willans, Ian Draper, Helen & Espen Erichsen, Frances Connell and Steve Barnfield finished third in the National Final. Please click here for the full results.
A Kent club has played in the final nine times in the last 20 years, winning the trophy an impressive four times, Farnborough twice, Chislehurst once and Tunbridge Wells last year. Even more impressive is the fact that Ian Draper was in every winning team!
Click here for details of other national successes for Kent teams and players in our archive section.
Many congratuations to Christine Kempton and Norman Inniss who finished in 4th place out of a national field of 94 pairs in the Corwen Trophy.
Please click here for the full results.
Congratulations to Gerald Tredinnick and his team, Patrick Collins, Ian Draper & Jeremy Willans, who have won the Arnold Cup (Kent’s teams of four event) beating Jon Chapman’s Team in the final. Also in Gerald’s team were Derek Patterson and Peter Law.
The Arnold Plate was won by Mike Hampton, Phil Bailey, Michael Prior & Jon Thoresen. They beat Colin Game’s team in the final.
Full results of all matches in both events may be found on the EBU’s web site - Arnold Cup Arnold Plate.
Just 1VP behind on 93VPs were Ian Draper, Anne Rosen, Richard Hillman and Neil Rosen.
Full results available here.
Congratulations to Jeremy Willans and Jill Skinner, winners of the Sussex one day Swiss pairs competition.
Please click here for the full results, 52 pairs took part.
The Inter-Schools Tournament held at Weald Community Primary School ran two sections - Bridge and MiniBridge.
Congratulations to Tanya Gupta & Bhavana Ratakonda who won the main bridge section, Antoinina and Amelia Mauve were second. Ben Wild and Theo Marchal won the MiniBridge section with Toby Williams & Dana Chang and Carla Burton & Namira Nasir finishing in joint second place.
Please click here for the results from both sections.
Many congratulations to the Tunbridge Wells team of Espen Erichsen, Helen Erichsen, Jeremy Willans, Jill Skinner, Frances Connell, Steve Barnfield, Matthew Brown and Croz Croswell who won their regional final of the Garden Cities Trophy winning every match. Sussex finished in second place and will go forward, along with the winners and runners up from the other three regional finals, with TWBC to the National Finals in Solihull on June 15th.
Jeremy, Jill, Espen and Helen topped the X Imps ranking table. Please click here for results from all four regional finals.
TWBC are the current holders of the trophy and we wish them all the best of luck in the finals.
Congratulations to Kay Preddy and Jeremy Willans, winners of the George Griffiths Cup, Kent's seniors pairs event. Eddie Lucioni and Jean Smallwood were runners up, Konrad Mau and Andrew Shillam finished in third place.
Click here for the full results.
Many congratulations to Mike Hampton & Chris Wall, winners of the Larsky Cup, Kent's championship pairs event. Mike and Chris, along with Bill Gardner & Elaine Cartledge, Jon Wittman & Chris Morgan and Stephen Brown & Stuart McPhee will be invited to represent Kent in the EBU's Corwen Trophy in June.
Please click here for the full results.
Congratulations to Steve who was presented with the EBU's Silver Award for his long service to Regulation and Laws & Ethics.
He was Chairman of the L&E for six years and served on the committee before that. He was a referee for some years and he was also until recently the EBU pro bono advisor.
Congratulations to Yves Lebrec and Richard Illingworth (left) winners of the Swiss pairs with 112 VPs. Mike Hampton and Michael Prior (below left) and Mike Bull and Konrad Mau (below right) were joint second with 100VPs.
The Ranked Masters pairs were held over the weekend of 23rd/24th February in Peterborough. Many congratulations to David Stern and Howard Jennings who won their category, the Regional Masters, and were also overall winners of the combined National and Regional Masters Pairs.
Full results of all categories are available on the EBU's website.
Click here for the complete lists for Kent and other counties on the EBU's website.
Jeremy Willans (Capt), Ian Draper, Phil Bailey, Mike Hampton, Colin Wilson & Gerald Soper, Derek Patterson & Gerald Tredinnick were defending Kent’s Tollemache title over the weekend of 16/17th February. Sadly they didn’t manage to retain the Cup, finishing fourth. The full results may be viewed on the EBU’s website by clicking here. The history and team lists since 1950 may be viewed in our archive section.
Congratulations to Tunbridge Wells 'A' who have won the Corbett Cup for the third year running and will now go on to represent Kent in the Garden Cities regional final in April. Farnborough 'A' were runners up.
Tunbridge Wells 'B' won the Corbett Plate, runners up were Farnborough 'C'. The Mitchell Salver was won by Bromley North 'B', Tunbridge Wells 'C' were the runners up.
Corbett Cup winners - Tunbridge Wells 'A'
Left to right: Helen Erichsen, Jill Skinner, Steve Barnfield, Jeremy Willans, Colin Wilson (Capt), Croz Croswell, Gerald Soper and Frances Connell.
Left to right:
Diana Avis (Capt), Chris Morgan, Ann Hunt, Chris Parrish, Jean Smallwood, Maggie Piazza, Eddie Lucioni and Jon Wittmann.
MItchell Salver winners - Bromley North ‘B’ (with apologies to the team for the lack of photograph)
Dave Harper, Jan Whitman, Jean & Paul Fishleigh, Margaret Jones, Mary Richards, Philip Wolfson and Liora Eveleigh. Please click here for the full results.
Please note that the split tie for 4th place in the Corbett Plate was decided by the result of the head to head match which was won by Swanley.
Congratulations to Liz Blande and Christine Kempton (left), who have retained the ladies pairs narrowly beating Angela Treen and Frances Connell into second place.
Full results: Fleming Femina Hunter Homines
Congratulations to Derek Patterson, fellow KCBA member and partner Gerald Tredinnick, plus the rest of his team (Andrew Black, Gunnar Hallberg, Phil King & Andrew McIntosh) who finished at the top of the leader board after the first Camrose weekend. Derek's team is representing the EBU. Another Kent player, Espen Erichsen, is a member of the team representing England who are in second place.
Click here for the full results. We wish them all continued success at the final over the first weekend in March.