The Really Easy Weekend took place in Alfriston, in Sussex, on 28th - 30th October, with numerous different winners across the four competitions. Seven different pairs won during the long weekend of bridge aimed at less experienced players seeking to combine competitive bridge with the social aspects of a residential event.
The main event, Sunday's Swiss Pairs, was won by Lynda Riecken & David Riecken (both Oxon). They scored 94 VPs in six matches. Although they lost twice they picked up 9 VPs in both matches, and scored two maximums, so finished well clear of the field. Ivor Richards & Jill Richards (both Sussex) were second on 78 VPs.
The other winners were:
- Friday evening pairs: Ivor Richards & Jill Richards and Richard Pocock (Surrey) & Dave Spink (Kent)
- Saturday afternoon pairs: Ann Bartle & Ian Bartle (both Sussex) and Kathy Bennis & Roy Greenbaum (both Sussex)
- Saturday evening pairs: Ann Bartle & Ian Bartle/Anna Collett & Michelle Cox (both Surrey) (tied) and Rica Hene & Mary Anne St Clair-Ford
The next Really Easy Weekend will take place in Wroxton, near Banbury, on 31st March - 2nd April 2017.