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Australian National Championships (ANC)
Melbourne, July 23 - August 7, 2004

Butler and ANC Results 

The winners of the Steve Hurley Trophy for the highest score in the 2004 ANC Open Teams datums were Robert Fruewirth and Bill Jacobs

Congress results


Photos Butler | Pairs | Teams | Dinner

ANC Teams Finals (in Word format)(28/10/04)

Open  ACT vs Vic 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Seniors' SA vs Vic 1 | 4

Women's NSW vs WA 2 | 6

Youth ACT vs SA 1 | 3 | 4

Vugraph files (9/8/04)

Comprehensive online vugraph coverage of the 2004 Australian Interstate Teams will be undertaken through Bridgebase Online from Monday 2 August 2004 to Saturday 7 August 2004. Software necessary to view the coverage can be downloaded for free from

There will be single-table coverage of round-robin matches 3, 6 & 9 of the Open Interstate Teams on each of the first three evenings (Monday 2 August 2004 Wednesday 4 August 2004). For the last three round-robin matches (12, 13 & 14) starting on the evening of Thursday 5 August 2004, coverage of two separate matches will be undertaken as the leading four teams from the first round-robin fight it out for the two spots in the final.

For the finals, which commence on the evening of Friday 6 August 2004 and conclude on Saturday 7 August 2004, full coverage will be undertaken of the six-segment (60-board) Open Final. For the Seniors, Women and Youth, each of those finals will have one segment on vugraph during the first three segments, after which the most interesting match will be shown in each of the last three segments.

A live (and free) auditorium vugraph presentation will be undertaken at the Dallas Brookes Centre for the last 40 boards commencing at 10:00 am on Saturday 7 August 2004.

The venue for the ANC is the Dallas Brooks Convention and Function Centre, 300 Albert Street, East Melbourne. It is close to the city, within walking distance to many hotels, serviced apartments and eateries. Public transport is readily available.

ANC Brochure including entry form for the Butler Pairs and Congress.

Details of the venue and accommodation can be found on the
VBA Website.

Draw for the ANC Teams

System cards: procedure for interstate representatives.
Cards that have been submitted (25/7/04)

Entry forms & fees for state associations: (10/5/04)
MS Word version
PDF version

Press release (April 27, 2004)

Past ANC and Butler Trial Events

You will need the Adobe Acrobat(R) reader Version 5.0 to view the PDF file format. It is available free of charge for most operating systems from the Adobe Web site.