The Northern Midweek Congress took place in Harrogate this week, with Graham Osborne (Surrey) & Philip Wood (London) and the Pownall team winning the two competitions.
Graham & Philip won the Championship Pairs with a score of 62.46%. Damian Hassan & Clive Owen (both North East) were second with 59.83%, and Derek Oram & Celia Oram (both Herts) were third with 59.12%.
The Swiss Teams was won by Mike Pownall (London), Mia Deschepper, Helen Houston & Steve Webb. They lost only one of their seven matches, finishing with 107 VPs. There was a tie for second on 97 VPs between the team of Val Gibson, Nichola Cockerill-Smith, Beverley Godfrey (all North East) and Pearl Murphy (Yorkshire), and the team of Stuart Davies, George Bak, Gill Copeland & Steve Blackburn (all Yorkshire).