Neil Beasley

We are sorry to hear of the death of Neil Beasley. In 2020, Neil was a recipient of the Dimmie Fleming Award, nominated for his volunteer work with Leicestershire CBA. Neil was a long time member of Blaby Bridge Club and was the LCBA's Tournament Secretary for many years.

Dimmie Fleming Award citation - 2020 (nomination from Leicestershire):

Neil joined the LCBA Executive in 1980-1 as a committee member. He was Vice Chairman between 1983-5 and Chairman 1985-7 and was past Chairman between 1987-9. After which he became a committee member again. He became Tournament Secretary in 1987 until 2008 and then from 2013 to date. Neil has been Master Point Secretary since 2004. The Tournament Secretary role is a demanding one as it involves sending the adverts for competitions to clubs, acting as competition controller or getting someone to do it, ensuring there is a TD, providing the relevant paperwork for him or her and keeping track of the results.

July 4, 2024