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2013 Camrose – First Weekend

Posted on 05 January 2013

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Camrose TrophyThe British Home International Series, so called Camrose Trophy, has started. The tourney format is a double round robin by 32 hand matches; it will be held in two week ends: now – 4-6 January in Belfast – and 1-3 March in the Republic of Ireland. The venue is the La Mon Hotel and Country Club, in the County Down countryside, 15 minutes from Belfast City Centre. There are six teams, the five British Countries and another one of the Guest Country of the second week-end, that is the Contract Bridge Association of Ireland (CBAI); this needs to avoid the by.

The Teams:

Ireland: npc Michael McGloughlin; Tom Hanlon, John Carroll, Nick Fitzgibbon, Adam Mesbur, Micheal & Padraig O’Briain. The last pair plays a Blue Team system next to Neapolitan Club, with strong club from 17 and control responses, 4CM, Canapé, and Preparedness Principle on Majors openings (with 4CM and 5Cminor the opening can be either in major as in minor, in order to better rebid after any response).

CBAI: npc Gay Keaveney; Ranald Milne, B.J. O’Brien, Louise Mitchell, Lucy Phelan, John Phelan, Diarmuid Reddan

Northern Ireland: npc Philip Dufton; Rex Anderson, David Greenwood, Greer MacKenzie, Hastings Campbell, Ciara Burns, John Murchan

Scotland: npc Malcolm Cuthbertson; Sam Punch, Stephen Peterkin, John Matheson, Iain Sime, Alex Wilkinson, Phil Stephens. The Scottish Team two weeks ago defeated in a friendly match the team of Neapolitan Club Staff

England (Holders): npc David Burn; Frances Hinden, Graham Osborne, Jeffrey Allerton, Chris Jagger, Colin Simpson, David Price

Wales: npc Alan Stephenson; Filip Kurbalija Patrick Shields, Tim Rees, Gary Jones, Peter Goodman, Mike Pownall

First day results (match I):
Ireland – CBAI 25-0 (140-32)
North Ireland – Wales 18-12 (76-52)
England – Scotland 16-14 (57-51)

Ranking:
Ireland 25 VP 108 IMP
North Ireland 18  24
England 16   6
Scotland 14  -6
Wales 12 -24
CBAI  0 -108

Useful links:
Northern Ireland site: http://www.bridgewebs.com/nibuimm/

The Camrose story, by Liz McGowan:

http://neapolitanclub.altervista.org/eng/the-camrose-trophy-by-liz-mcgowan.html

The rules: http://www.bridgewebs.com/nibuimm/regulations.pdf

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January 5, 2013

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