National Master Pairs

for the Bridge Magazine Cup

The rank of National Master was introduced at the inception of the master point system in 1956 and this competition started in 1966 when a new series of ranked master competitions came into being.

Last updated 27th February 2017

Year Players
1966 Paul Gordon & Douglas Smerdon
1967 Bob Rowlands & Marius Wlodarczyk
1968 Douglas Romain & Irving Rose
1969 Gerard Faulkner & Brian Cowley
1970 Paul Hackett & AG Jeffery
1971 Margaret Armstrong & D Valley
1972 Michael Dilks & David Gostyn
1973 Dr & Mrs Robin Banerjee
1974 JT Chapman & DJ Lockyer
1975 Roger Jackson & Keith Loveys
1976 Peter Franklin & David Gritt
1977 N McLaughlin & Alan Hudson
1978 Garry Watson & EN Wilde
1979 Garry Watson & Paul Bowyer
1980 Stuart Norris & EH Powell
1981 Steve Green & DJ Peters
1982 MH Clark & J Wyndham
1983 Andrew Macalister & Rob Cliffe
1984 JC Angel & JM Aveyard
1985 Roger Gibbons & Graham Horsley
1986 Ian Pendlebury & Pauline Rudolf
1987 Ian Popplestone & Dean Hardie
1988 NL McTaggart & Brian Lumsdon
1989 Julian Bacon & Gillian Durmus (Fawcett)
1990 JG Harrison & GNL Hill
1991 Jeff Smith & Neil Crawford
1992 Paul Fegarty & Nigel Freake
1993 Ian Draper & Catherine Draper
1994 AJ Smith & MD Short
1995 G Russell & Mrs G Aranha
1996 Gavin Mackay & Cros Croswell
1997 Paul Darby & Steve Dannell
1998 Steve Allerston & Nick Forward
1999 Chris Potter & John Yuill
2000 Brent Wormald & Peter Oldbury
2001 Keith Bennett & Steve Noble
2002 Larry Coe & Bo Deyal
2003 Rob Helle & Darren Evetts
2004 Steve Dannell & Paul Darby
2005 David Willis & Tim Smith
2006 Alan Oddie & Iain Roberts
2007 John Griffiths & Karen Pryor (picture)
2008 Richard Johnson & Nick Boss (picture)
2009 Roger Courtney & Robin Cambery (picture)
2010 Lorraine Jones & Peter Owen-Smith (picture)
2011 Norman Inniss & Stefan Syplywczak (picture)
2012 Jim Wortley & Pete Nicholds (picture)
2013 Mike Skelly & Martin Baker (picture)
2014 Richard Johnson & Nick Boss (picture)
2015 Christopher Wilson & Aleksandar Lishkov (picture)
2016 Jack Terry & Peter Shelley (picture)
2017 Shahzaad Natt & Ambrose Holmes-Mackie (picture)