Peter Lester

- 2022

Peter Lester was a well-known bridge player. He won the Tollemache in 1968 and the Robert Provost Cup at the Spring Foursomes in 1974 & 1975. He also played in the Gold Cup (1974).

Peter gave up bridge in the 70s and returned in the early 2010s where he had one last hurrah, winning Crockfords Cup in 2013 when his team won the split tie for first place. Winners Paul Hackett, Tom Hanlon, Peter Lester, Hugh McGann & Ian Panto, 2nd place Nick Irens, Espen Erichsen, Tom Townsend, Zia Mahmood, David Bakhshi.

Peter was happily married to Irene for many years and was the father of Aishleen & Sinead.

By Peter Hasenson, 2022

Tollemache Cup: 1968 winners
EBU Summer Congress Four Stars Teams winners: 1969
Gold Cup: 1974 
Robert Provost Cup: Spring Foursomes Winners: 1974 & 1975
Life Masters Pairs: 1974 (2nd) & 1976 (winners)
Two Stars Pairs: winners 1976 (photo) & 1977