February 2017

The Spring Overseas Congress concludes in Lisbon

The Spring Overseas Congress, sponsored by Bridge Overseas, has recently concluded, and again proved to be the highlight of the bridge year for many of the participants.

The venue this year was Lisbon, with the schedule combining a week of bridge with time to enjoy the sights of the city.

The winners were:
Swiss Pairs: Joy Blakey & Irving Blakey (both Manchester)
Swiss Teams: Chris Taylor (Essex), David Schiff, Anne Catchpole & David Wing (all London) (pictured)
Open Pairs: Jonathan Harris & Steve Root (both Middlesex)
Mixed Pairs: Sandy Davies (Yorks) & Warner Solomon (Devon); Women's Pairs: Pauline Cohen & Elizabeth Barnard (both Middlesex); Men's Pairs: Dominic Rayner (Yorks) & Nicholas Dean (London)
Pivot Teams: Malcolm Lewis, Nicky Adamson (both Kent), Elizabeth Barnard & Pauline Cohen (both Middlesex)
Pre-congress Pairs: Joy Blakey & Irving Blakey (both Manchester)

The next overseas congress takes place in Halkidiki in Greece in October.

Bridge England Sim Pairs

The Bridge England Simultaneous Pairs is now over and you'll be able to find all the results and commentaries at the links below. Results will be finalised and Master Points credited once all the results have been submitted and checked. Best of luck to everyone taking part.

The proceeds from the event go towards supporting our international teams, and in 2017 it will specifically be supporting our junior squads. Thank you to everyone who is taking part and supporting their build up to the summer's European Championships in Slovakia.

Tuesday 7th February Commentary Booklet
Wednesday 8th February Commentary Booklet