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Coming up in October/November
At the Committee meeting this week it was decided that the three upcoming Championship Pairs events would go ahead as planned, subject to Taupo still being at Level 2.
The events are:
Club Championship Pairs (Wednesday) starting on 20th October 2021
Bin Inn Junior Championship Pairs (Monday) starting on 1st November 2021
Friday Championship Pairs (Friday) starting on 5th November 2021
Details of these events are in your yellow programme book.
New Zealand Wide Pairs
Friday 12th November
Commencing at 7:00pm - please put your name up on the list in the clubrooms, or email the club, or you can also just turn up on the night with your partner. Again it is just bridge this year - no bar open and no potluck dinner.
More x club results
On Monday 11th. Well done Pamela Burge and Sylvia Lee in finishing top in X club with 68.85%. Going back to the lessons this year has obviously helped your play.
Also Gillian Robertson and Alex Cornock were 4th, Kim Chung and Sheryl Righton were 7th.
About 200 players played these boards on the night.
BBO and X club update
Waikato-Bays are running BBO sessions at present using the X club boards like that you play in Taupo. If you play on BBO then try to join the WB event (look for NZX Club in the event name). Besides the results being on BBO, they will later be in X club as well.
To check session times go to the Waikato-Bays website or CLICK HERE
Some Excellent Club Results in a shortened September.
Well done Betty Watts and Sue Swanney on Tuesday, Denise Chisholm and Ann Eastwood on Wednesday for getting top in X Club.
and also Pam Burry and Kim Chung on an amazing 80% on Wednesday night and also top in X Club.
July Competition Winners
(All results based on Handicaps except teams or swiss pairs)
Monday: Sponsored by Bin Inn
Bin Inn July Pairs.
1. Gillian Robertson / Alex Cornock
2. Jill Jones / John Paine
3. Chris Younger / David Nutt
Tuesday: Monthly High Flyers: ( 3 sessions to qualify)
1. Judith Davis
2= Colleen Mankelow , Jan Cook
3. Mike Corkin
Wednesday: Tauhara Pairs
1. Gill Scrymgeour / Jude Merwood
2. Alex Cornock / Garth Robinson
3. Kim Chung / David Nutt
Friday: Monthly Top Players: ( 4 sessions to qualify )
1. Chris Younger
2= Alex Cornock, Gillian Robertson
3. Hazel Milliken
BOP Interclub Teams Competition
Rosemary, Joan, Alex and Garth
Kim, David N, Lauren and Pamela
Ruth, Barry, Rebecca and Colin
Thank you for representing Taupo
It was tough competition with wins and losses by all teams. We hope you all had an enjoyable day
Mid-Winter Bridge and Dinner
A great afternoon of bridge followed by an excellent dinner, was held yesterday afternoon. It was lots of fun and a most enjoyable afternoon and evening. Winners were:
1. Tineke Baldwin/Hazel Milliken.
2. Pam Burry/ Joan Berg.
3. David Nutt/Rosemary Ritchie
1. Frances Rankin/Derek Rankin.
2. Rona Driscoll/John Driscoll.
3. Eleanor Burrow/Christine Knowles.
A very worthy presentation was made to Estelle Davis, who was presented with the Volunteer of the Month from NZ Bridge - a well deserved win for an always cheerful, helpful and obliging member of our Bridge Club.
Check out the gallery for further photos.
Taupo Open 5A Tournament
This two day tournament attracted players from Auckland to Christchurch.
With NZ representative players competing this was a very strong field.
16 tables playing 3 sessions over the 2 days.
Richard Solomon spent part of this week giving lessons to appreciative Taupo bridge players. He acclimatised so well that with partner Noel Grigg, they finished joint winners David and Lynette O'Shaughnessy from New Plymouth, with an overall 60.28%
Further photos are in the gallery.
Richard Solomon Lessons
Wednesday April 28th 2.00pm
Thursday April 29th 2.00pm
Thursday April 29th 7.00pm
View POSTER HERE for more details
Add your name to the list at the club or email the club to make the most of this great opportunity.
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