Catherine Seale started playing bridge at home when 10 and club bridge in Harare, Zimbabwe at 19. Serious bridge started in her mid 30's and she represented Zimbabwe before returing to England about 15 years ago. After a break from the game to have children numbers 3 and 4, she started playing again around 7 years ago.
Catherine has won various National Teams and Pairs events. In 2009 was a member of the team which won the National Ladies Teams.
Catherine got together with Catherine Jagger at the end of 2008 and since then they have been second in the Ladies Trials twice resulting in Catherine Seale's second appearance for England in the Lady Milne Trophy 2010. She played with Anne Rosen in the 2014 trials, and was again second, earning her third Lady Mile appearance.
In July 2015 won a bronze medal in the Women's Teams at the European Open Championships, in Tromso, Norway. She was playing with Marusa Basa (Slovenia), Gail Cameron & Vanessa Vos (both Zimbabwe). She was also part of the highest finishing English pair in the Mixed Pairs, playing with Tom Paske. In 2016, playing with Tom, she represented England in the Mixed Team at the World Bridge Games.
Last updated: September 2016
Major International Selections
World Bridge Games (Mixed team): 2016
Lady Milne Selections: 2009 2010 and 2014