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Corwen Victory June 3rd 2019

posted 8 Jun 2019, 05:46 by Penny Riley

Earlier this week Paul Barden and Jon Cooke from the Cambridge Bridge Club, representing Cambs. and Hunts., came top in the Corwen trophy. The finals of this inter-county pairs competition was over four sessions which they won with 61.18%.  They  previously won this event in 2014. 

Cambs & Hunts AGM May 13th 2019

posted 30 May 2019, 03:43 by Penny Riley

  The County AGM was hosted by Balsham B.C. on Monday May 13th.
It was attended by 8 County Officers and 27 members, and followed by an enjoyable evening of bridge.
David Man was presented with the EBU Dimmie Flemming award by Adam Bowden the County Chairman, in recognition of the many years of service he has given to this County as Hon. Treasurer and Organiser of events.
 
Apart from presentation of the County Trophies, several members had been successful in National events.
 
Paul Barden brought the Tollemache trophy for display 
which his team of eight, representing Cambs. and Hunts. had won in February. 
                                                                


Adam Bowden presented Jenny Jacobsberg, captain of Cambridge B.C.2,
 with the County League trophy. 

Victor Milman received the County Knockout Team trophy 
on behalf of his  captain Carina Negreanu.

Some trophies had been presented at their events.
All winners are listed in the AGM minutes. (Document section)

Decisions made at this meeting were: to raise the County portion of UMS (originally called P2P) from 8 to 10p from April 2020; to charge those who played in County Finals of events £5.00 p.p.; and to change the Constitution to allow Officers, who were not club delegates, to vote at County Management meetings. 

ECL Match v University 5th May 2019

posted 14 May 2019, 04:22 by Jenny Jacobsberg

Many congratulations to the Cambs & Hunts A team, who beat the University team 20-0 on May 5th - an excellent start to the season!  All  other ECL matches this season will have 3 teams competing.

County Jubilee Swiss Pairs 2019

posted 30 Apr 2019, 05:25 by Penny Riley   [ updated 6 May 2019, 02:05 by Colin Sills ]

22 pairs took part in the Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs held at Trumpington Village Hall last Sunday. 
Congratulations to the overall winners, Nadia Stelmashenko and Victor Milman.
Tied in second place were Jamie and Paul Fegarty with Simon Barb and Rod Oakford.

(Rod, Victor, Nadia and Simon)

The ascenders after half time were Dave Simmons and Brian Combridge.
 
Highest placed pairs ranked lower than master were Allison Kaye and Clare Lewis 
who tied with Margaret Baker and Rosie Shaw. 

The winners received a trophy and cash prizes were given to the top two places. 
All winners each received a bottle of wine.

Final results can be viewed on Bridgewebs here.


County Pairs Final.........results

posted 1 Apr 2019, 00:39 by Penny Riley   [ updated 1 Apr 2019, 00:45 ]

Congratulations to Jonathan Mestel and Alan Shillitoe who won the County Pairs Final held at Trumpington Village Hall yesterday, March 31st. In second place were Malcolm Anderson and Stephen Goodwin and third place were Jon Cooke and Paul Barden.
17 pairs entered following heats held by clubs throughout the County. The top three pairs will be eligible to play into the Corwen which will be held in Daventry at the start of June.
Full results can be seen by following the link to Bridgewebs via cambridgebridgeclub.org. 



ECL Match v Herts - 17th March 2019

posted 18 Mar 2019, 06:39 by Jenny Jacobsberg

Many congratulations to the A team who won their match against Herts 20-0, thus ensuring that Cambs and Hunts are top of the Division 1 for the 2018-19 season, 24 VPs ahead of Herts.  The team won 6 matches and drew 1.  Paul Barden and Jonathan Cooke scored a remarkable 90 IMPs against Herts.
The B team lost 4-16 to Herts, probably finishing 5th out of 7 in Division 2, which has been won by Herts.
The C team lost 7-13 to Herts, finishing a creditable second in Division 3, 31 VPs behind Herts.


County Swiss Pairs April 28th 2019

posted 10 Mar 2019, 09:31 by Penny Riley   [ updated 13 Mar 2019, 09:49 by Colin Sills ]

The 2019 Swiss Pairs competition will take place at Trumpington Village Hall on April 28th, 1pm start.

To enter, please send your entry form (attached) to Peter Last at swisspairs@cambsbridge.org
by April 22nd.



East Anglia Bridge Week-end March 2nd/3rd

posted 5 Mar 2019, 09:29 by Penny Riley   [ updated 8 Mar 2019, 04:28 by Colin Sills ]

The Green Pointed EABW run jointly by Cambs & Hunts, Suffolk and Norfolk in Elmswell, was a great success. 

There were 48 entries in the Swiss Pairs on Saturday where Jamie and Paul Fegarty came 3rd.  Full Results

There were 21 entries in the Swiss Teams on Sunday where the Fegarty family, Jamie, Liam, Catherine and Paul came 3rd.  Joint 4th in the Swiss Teams were Roger Timmins, Mike Bradley, Matt May and Niel Pimblett. Congratulations to them all. Full Results

Full results can be viewed by following the links on the Suffolk Bridge website

Thank you to all the organisers - Elmswell Community Centre was a very good venue for this joint venture.

Tollemache Cup

posted 19 Feb 2019, 07:10 by Penny Riley   [ updated 8 Mar 2019, 03:40 by Colin Sills ]


Cambs & Hunts has won the Tollemache Cup - the inter-county teams of eight championship - claiming the trophy for the second time (the first in 1980).

The team (pictured) was: Paul Barden, David Kendrick (who was also part of the 1980 winning team for Cambs & Hunts), Jonathan Mestel, Jon Cooke, Giles Woodruff, Julian Wightwick, Catherine Curtis & Paul Fegarty.

They finished on 88 VPs, 7 ahead of Berks & Bucks, with Manchester finishing third.  Catherine Jagger, Graham Hazel and Victor Milman also played in the qualifying round, winning their group last November.

Full results may be seen on the EBU website.


County Individual Final 2019

posted 19 Feb 2019, 01:29 by Penny Riley   [ updated 8 Mar 2019, 04:34 by Colin Sills ]


The final of the County Individual was held at Dry Drayton on Sunday February 17th. 

20 players took part and the winner was Michael Clydesdale (left) with David Man second.

Congratulations to them both and many thanks to Dry Drayton for hosting the event.

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