At this week's AGM the 2017 Sim Pairs prize draw took place. Each host club, and the top pair at each club, were entered in to a draw.
The full list of winners, including the runners-up from the prize draw, and the overall winners for each heat, can be seen here. The winners of the top prizes were:
|1st Prize - £1000 per pair||Cliff Short & Anne Short||Hemel Hempstead Bridge Club|
|2nd Prize - £500 per pair||Frances Moor & Peter Edwards||Deben Bridge Club|
|3rd Prize - £200 per pair||Jim Ramadan & Charles Broughton-Pipkin||Petersfield Bridge Club|
|1st Prize - £1000||York Bridge Club||Yorkshire|
|2nd Prize - £500||Lines Bridge Club||Cambs & Hunts|
|3rd Prize - £200||Stamford Bridge Club||Northamptonshire|
The 2018 will have a similar prize structure, and entries for all events are open now. We hope you will take part as the proceeds from each of the events helps to support bridge in England.
- The British Sim Pairs (in January, April, July and October) and Club Stratified Sim Pairs (in March) help to support the work of the EBU in providing services to you, the members, and to your clubs and counties
- The Bridge England Sim Pairs (in February) helps to support England's international squads, including the four junior teams which will be competing in the World Championships in China in 2018
- The EBED Sim Pairs (in May and September) helps to support the work of the charity English Bridge Education and Development
For more information on the competitions, and how clubs can register to take part, see the information via the Sim Pairs webpage.