The results for the 2018 Under 100MP Championships have been finalised. Congratulations to Paulina Martin - Ming Li from North Shore Bridge Club @ Lindfield who were the winners on handicap and to the non-handicap winners Anthea Piddington and Warwick Birch from Trumps Bridge Centre.
The World Bridge Federation has announced that a Mixed Teams Event will be added to the Open, Women's and Seniors' divisions at the World Teams Championships in odd numbered years. The playoff to select the 2019 Australian Mixed team will be held at the NSWBA on January 25-28, 2019.
All teams of 4 or 6 players comprising mixed pairs may enter, but non-contending teams cannot proceed to the semi-finals.
Entries close January 15, 2019.
More details on the Championship Website
Congratulations the the Open, Women's and Seniors' Australian Teams selected in November and December:
Sartaj Hans – Peter Gill – Nabil Edgtton – Andy Hung – Tony Nunn – Liam Milne
Helene Pitt – Helena Dawson – Giselle Mundell – Avril Zets – Lorna Ichilcik – Rena Kaplan
Bruce Neill – Avinash Kanetkar – Pauline Gumby – Warren Lazer – Andrew Braithwaite – Arjuna De Livera
Congratulations to the BLOOM team, Pauline Gumby, Warren Lazer, Peter Gill, Tony Nunn and Martin Bloom, winners of the 2018 John Arkinstall State Open Teams and the NORTHERN team, Gary Lynn, Eric Hurley, Marjorie Askew and Bill Powell winners of the 2018 State Country Teams.
The final the the 2018 Grand National Open Teams was won by SYDNEY 2 who defeated CANBERRA 2 in the final. Congratulations to Avi Kanetkar, Bruce Neill, Nye Griffiths , Johnno Newman, Pauline Gumby and Warren Lazer.
The State Open and Country Pairs Championships were held at the NSWBA on November 25-26.
The winners of the Swiss Pairs Congress were:
Alexander Bradley and Simon Stancu
The NSW State Novice and Restricted Teams Championships were held at the Illawarra Bridge Associaiotn on November 17-18. 14 teams competed in the Novice section and 8 in the Restricted. The winners of the Novice teams were Robbie Feyder, Michael Hogan, Gail McKenzie and Martin Brown. The winners of the Restricted Teams were Marianna Xerri, Nola Daly, Pamela Leathley and Forde Leathley.
The NSWBA is conducting a survey about the Monday night championship session. This considers its current format and timing and possible changes that could be considered, depending on feedback.
An email with the link below has been sent directly to current and past players of the session (except those who have opted out of receiving NSWBA emails). However the survey is open to other interested parties as well. http://www.Swiftpage8.com/survey/MonNight2018
We would be grateful if you could spare some time to complete this survey. Feedback will be taken into account in future design of the calendar.
Julian Foster - NSWBA Monday night convener