Hauge & Laland do double at Guernsey Congress

The week-long Guernsey Congress concluded on Sunday, with Reidar Laland & Rune Hauge (pictured) completing 'the double' of winning both Swiss competitions.

Playing with Dan McIntosh and Kristian Stangelan they finished the Swiss Teams on 186 VPs, 27 ahead of Bernard Goldenfield, Rhona Goldenfield, Joy Blakey & Irving Blakey. The Commins and Cooke teams were joint third on 152 VPs.

Rune & Reidar lost only once in the twelve-round Swiss Pairs to finish on 179 VPs. Dan Crofts & Andrew Thompson were second with 172, and Gordon Rainsford & Lorne Anderson were third with 158.

The other winners were:

Pre-Congress Pairs Gordon Rainsford & Lorne Anderson Pivot Teams Janet Latham, Ted Latham, Peter Baxter, Agnes Baxter
Men's Pairs Ted Latham & Peter Baxter Women's Pairs Mary Andrew & Margaret Andrew
Senior's Pairs Joy Blakey & Irving Blakey Open Pairs Dan McIntosh & Michael Bane
Mixed Pairs Susie Farnon & Robert Plumley Multiple Teams Bernard Goldenfield, Rhona Goldenfield, Joy Blakey Irving Blakey
Senior's Multiple Teams Bernard Goldenfield, Rhona Goldenfield, Joy Blakey Irving Blakey