The Northern Midweek Congress saw its highest entry for five years, with Harrogate the venue for three days of weekday bridge.
The two-day Championship Pairs was won by Justin Hackett & Martin Taylor who finished with 60.00%, only narrowly ahead of the defending champions, Graham Osborne & Philip Wood, who scored 59.86%. Tom Cohen & Alan Jarvis completed the podium with 58.96%.
The Swiss Teams competition was won by the team of Pearl Murphy, Val Gibson, Martin Kane & Bill March (picture here). They finished with 99 VPs from their seven matches, 5 VPs ahead of Liz Commins, David Stevenson, Tim Chanter & Helen Wildsmith. The Solomon and Carpenter teams tied for third with 92 VPs.