Seven pairs were victorious this weekend in championships aimed at those with specific Master Point rankings.
The Ranked Masters Pairs at Birmingham featured six of these events, and the winners were:
- Premier Grand Masters Pairs - Sandy Davies & Tom Gisborne picture
- Grand Masters Pairs - David Kendrick & Roger Gibbons picture
- Premier Life Masters Pairs - Callum McKail & Nigel Wolfendale picture
- Life Masters Pairs - Richard Creamer & Norman Inniss
- National Masters Pairs - Shahzaad Natt & Ambrose Holmes-Mackie picture
- Regional Masters Pairs - Jeffrey Jones & Dominic Wilson picture
The closest finish was in the Life Masters where Janis Maurins & David Woulds were pipped by just 0.33 IMPs.
The Masters Pairs, for those ranked below Regional Master, was held at seven venues around the country, and scored nationally. The winners were Elisabeth Bingham & Lars McBride (picture), who played at Richmond BC, with Ann Owen & Cath Fox, who played at First Class Bridge Academy in Billericay, finishing in second.