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TBIB Spring National Open Teams

Posted by Mike Prescott on Monday, 23 October 2017 at 14:43

This year saw a record-equalling field of 62 teams contest the Open Teams.  
At the end of 9 rounds of Swiss Qualifying, the top four places were secured by:

1st       JACOB         150.52  VPs
2nd      FISCHER      117.82  VPs
3rd      DALLEY        117.40  VPs
4th      HAFFER        116.40  VPs

In the two 56 board semi-finals

JACOB      Tom Jacob - Brian Mace - Justin Williams - Johnno Newman                        144.1
                              played and defeated
DALLEY      Paul Dalley - Ashley Bach - Justin Mill - Ervin Otvosi                                    56 


FISCHER      Stephen Fischer - David Morgan - Richard Brightling - David Hoffman         139.1
                              played and defeated
HAFFER       Joachim Haffer - Ron Cooper - Matt Smith - Jamie Thompson                        99 


The 56 board Final was therefore fought out between JACOB and FISCHER.

After a hard fought and see-sawing match JACOB emerged the Winner 92.1 to 74.




JACOB   Johnno Newman - Justin Williams    Tom Jacob - Brian Mace



                              Runners Up

FISCHER      Stephen Fischer - David Morgan - Richard Brightling - David Hoffman



The Datum Winners from the Qualifying Rounds were

               Paul DALLEY - Ashley BACH


            Paul and Ashley - Top of the Datums