John Holland tops Master Point list; Club Champions announced

John Holland has regained the Sunday Telegraph Salver, for the most Master Points earned in the calendar year.

John, who has won the competition on six previous occasions, earned 26,361 points in 2018. Gary Hyett, was second with 21,699. Celia Oram and Derek Oram were joint third with 20,365. John also topped the Gold Point list.

The highest scoring Junior was Ben Norton, with last year's winner Shahzaad Natt in second.

In the All Time Leaderboard, Derek Oram is now top with 847,077 points, having overtaken John Durden.

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, and each Club Champion is entered in to the draw. Celia Tunnicliffe of Lutterworth Bridge Club was first out of the hat and wins £400. Roy Hughes of Heighington Bridge Club was drawn in second and wins £200, and Amalia Richardson of Shaftesbury Bridge Club wins £100 for being drawn third.

The top scoring players in each county in Master Point categories 4 to 6, and the top scoring players nationally in categories 1 to 3, also receive small prizes.

The Master Point leaderboards for 2018 can be accessed below - all lists can be filtered by county using the options in the menu at the top of the page.

To see your personal Master Point information, log-on to My EBU and follow the link at the top of the Master Point page. Alternatively, you can search for yourself using the box in the top right of any 2018 Master Points page. Well done to those who reached personal milestones during the year.

All the data is currently provisional - if you believe there are any anomalies please contact us as soon as possible.