The EBU's month at the seaside started this weekend with the Riviera Congress in Torquay.
The Swiss Teams was won by Warner Solomon, Alex Maddocks, Bill Taylor & Robert Miller, with 105 VPs from seven matches. They are pictured receiving the Wing Trophy from donor David Wing. Rob Lawy, Andrew Thompson, Jim Grant & Stefan Lindfors, finished second, 7 VPs behind. Tim Chanter, Helen Wildsmith, Graham Pollack & Andrew Whittome were third. The 'non-expert' prize was won by Martin Baker, Dave Strawbridge, Norman Botton & Ian Dalrymple, who finished fifth.
The Swiss Pairs was won by Janet Smith & Alan Wilson (see picture here). They finished level with Rob Lawy & Andrew Thompson on 162 VPs after 12 matches, but took the title by virtue of victory in the head-to-head match. There was also a tie for third place between Dan McIntosh & Tim Gauld, and Diane Kurbalija & Filip Kurbalija, who finished on 155 VPs. The 'B' Stratification prize was won by Stuart Bridge & Roger Karn, who finished 14th. The C Stratification prize was a tie between Bill Luscombe & George Delafield and Hanna Tuus & India Leeming.