Mike Bell tops Master Point list for 2016

Congratulations to Mike Bell, who has claimed the Sunday Telegraph Salver, for the most Master Points accumulated in the calendar year, for the first time.

Mike earned 25,712 points, with Jason Hackett second with 20,741, and John Holland - who was top scorer for the previous four years - third with 20,647. David Gold has reclaimed the top spot in the Gold Point rankings, with Andrew Robson in second, and 2015 leader John Holland in third.

The winners of the Club Champions prize draw have also been selected. Club Champions are those who won the most Master Points in events held at each club. Pam Moore of Ridgeway Bridge Club was first out of the hat and wins £400. Inu Kassam of Wimbledon Bridge Club was drawn in second and wins £200, and Michael Shine of Herts & Essex Bridge Club wins £100 for being drawn third. The top scoring, lower-ranked players in each county also receive small prizes.

The full Master Point lists for 2016, including a breakdown by county, can be accessed below. All the data is currently provisional - if you believe there are any anomalies please contact us as soon as possible.