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Open, Restricted and Novice Pairs

Posted by Marcia Scudder on Monday, 24 October 2016 at 18:51


This event drew a mammoth field of 128 pairs. 

    David and Matthew with the Herald Trophy with Paul                              Phil and Ben with Paul

After 12 rounds, the winners were:   David Beauchamp and Matthew Thomson

Second were: Phil Markey and Ben Thompson

This event is sponsored by Paul Lavings Bridge Books and Supplies who donated book vouchers to both pairs.  Paul presented the prizes. 



36 pairs, again well up on 2015, contested the Ted Chadwick Restricted Pairs.  Marilyn Chadwick presented the prizes.  The winners and runners up were recipients of free entry to the Tasmanian Festival of Bridge next year.  The third placegetters received vouchers from Paul Lavings Bridge Books and Supplies.


     Jenny and Susan with Marilyn and the trophy           Denis and Terry with Marilyn                     Rob and Alex with Marilyn

The winners were: Jenny Delany and Susan Laurenson, visitors from New Zealand

Denis Kristanda and Terry Dunne were second, with Alex Penklis and Rob Ward third



24 pairs took part in the Spring National Novice Pairs title which was for those players with fewer than 100 masterpoints.

                  Paul and Ken with Marilyn                                   Judy and John with Marilyn


The winners were: Bevin Brooks and Ingrid Cooke, with Ken Cahill and Paul Roach second and  John Russell and Judy Parsons third.

All three pairs were awarded vouchers redeemable at Paul Lavings Bridge Books and Supplies, and first and second also received 12 month subscriptions to Australian Bridge -  Novice Edition.

Bevin and Ingrid left before the presenation