The ten-day Guernsey Congress concluded on Sunday in the same way it started the weekend before - with an emphatic victory in the Swiss competition.
On the first weekend Alan Scott & Robert Plumley took the Swiss Pairs title by 19 VPs from Gary Hyett & Alan Cooke. On the second weekend, Rune Hauge, Reidar Laland, Erik Saelensmind & Dan McIntosh were even more dominant, finishing the Swiss Teams 24 VPs ahead of Gary Hyett, Alan Cooke, Maureen Stairs & Brian Stairs. This was the fourth consecutive year that Rune and Reidar have won the competition.
The other winners at the congress were:
|Pre-Congress Pairs & Open Pairs - Gary Hyett & Alan Cooke
||Pivot Teams - Gary Hyett, Alan Cooke, Carolyn Fisher & Pat Watson
|Men's Pairs - Ted Latham & Peter Baxter
||Ladies' Pairs - Angela Walters & Kathie Gill
|Senior Pairs - Carolyn Fisher & Pat Watson
||Mixed Pairs - Jill Morgan & Martin Jones
|Multiple Teams - Erik Saelensminde, Reidar Laland, Alan Scott & Robert Plumley
||Senior Teams - Gary Hyett, Alan Cooke, Maureen Stairs & Brian Stairs