2011 Grand National Open Teams (GNOT)
November 25-28 (Friday - Monday)
The 2011 National Final will be played at the Tweed Ultima Resort in
Information about the National Final can be found on the ABF website at
Enquiries from clubs outside the Sydney Metropolitan region should be directed
to the relevant regional co-ordinator whose details will be found on the ABF
website when available.
Sydney 3 defeated Sydney 1 in the Final
Teams Qualified to the National Final - Sydney Region
- Double Bay
Sydney 1 - Pauline Gumby, Warren Lazer, Bruce Neill, Nye
Griffiths, Andrew Peake, Bob Richman
Sydney 6 - Henry Dyall, Peter Jeffrey, Steven Bock, Kevin
Sydney 5 - Kieran Dyke, Jane Dawson, Liz Adams, Murray Green
Sydney 4 - Sue Crompton, Peter Fordham, Paul Lavings, Michael
Waring, Michael Wilkinson
Sydney 7 - Neil Perry, Elly Urbach, Ross Stuart, Chris
Sundstrom, + Richard Douglas
Sydney 2 - Martin Bloom, Helena Dawson, Sartaj Hans, Peter
Gill, Tony Nunn
Sydney 3 - David Beauchamp, Terry Brown, Kim Morrison, Jamie
Ebery, Avinash Kanetkar
Sydney 8 - John Gray, Ross Best, Les Marks, Norma Bousfield, +
Sydney Metropolitan Qualifying
All Sydney Metropolitan clubs are invited to hold qualifying events to determine
representative teams that will compete in a Metropolitan Final at the NSWBA on
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October.
Direct Qualifying Events
Three Metropolitan clubs will run events in 2011 to qualify teams directly to
the GNOT National Final.
Double Bay Bridge Centre, Wednesdays 4, 11, 18, 25 May, 1 June
NSWBA, Mondays 6, 20, 27 June, 4, 11 July
North Shore Bridge Club, Thursdays 25 August, 1, 8, 15 September
Qualifying Events Supplementary Regulations
June 6, 20 & 27, July 4 & 11
The NSWBA will run one qualifying event on Monday nights at 7.30pm June 6, 20
& 27, July 4 & 11 to qualify teams for the Sydney Metropolitan Final
and two teams directly to the National Final.
R3 , R4,
Week 1, Week 2, Week
3, Week 4, Week 5
National Final Qualifiers
Henry Dyall, Peter Jeffrey, Steven Bock, Kevin Davies
Kieran Dyke, Jane Dawson, Liz Adams, Murray Green
Play commences at 10am on each day.
Sydney Metropolitan Final Results
A knock-out teams event (28 board matches) with Swiss repechage (14 board
matches). Two teams from the knockout section and two teams from the Swiss
repechage qualify to the National Final, held from 25-28 November in Tweed
Metropolitan Final Supplementary Regulations updated September 29
Teams may enter the Sydney Metropolitan Final directly. Such teams must consist
entirely of players who have previously played in Metropolitan Club qualifying
competitions. Entry fee is $250.
As the first day of the GNOT Metropolitan Final falls on the
Jewish Day of Atonement, substitutions will be permitted beyond the normal
scope of the NSWBA Tournament Regulations, if necessary substitutes will be
permitted for an entire team on the Saturday.
All enquiries to Michael Wilkinson on 0459 981 124. Email