John Holland tops Master Point list; Club Champions announced

For the third year in a row, John Holland has won the Sunday Telegraph Salver, for the most Master Points earned in the calendar year.

John, who has won the competition on seven previous occasions, earned 25,760 points in 2019. Gary Hyett, was second with 23,083. Mike Bell was third with 21,562.

In the Gold Points list, Mike Bell ended the year on top, followed by John Holland (last year's leader) and David Gold.

The highest scoring Junior was Ben Norton, who was also last year's highest scoring junior. In second place was again Shahzaad Natt and in third was Daisy Dillon.

In the All Time Leaderboard, Derek Oram remains top with 863,012, having overtaken John Durden last year.

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. Michael Douglas of East Midlands BC was first out of the hat and wins £400. Stuart Linn of West Wight BC was drawn in second and wins £200, and Nicholas Greer of Manchester BC 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 2019 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 2019 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.