Well done to the Regent Bridge Club on a fantastic 95th Anniversary Congress on BBO over the weekend of 20-22 November. Special thanks to Congress President Finian O’Donoghue, Congress Co-Ordinator Mary Kelly-Rogers, and, above all, Declan Byrne (“regentman”) for running all the various competitions.

The winners of the major events were:

  • Friday: Mixed Pairs – Tonje & Boyd Brogeland
  • Novice Pairs – Mary Cox & Angela O’Connor
  • Gala Open Pairs – Marlene O’Connor & Isabel Burke
  • Saturday: Congress Swiss IMP Pairs – Mairead Haugh & Justin Corfield
  • Area Master Swiss IMP Pairs – Rosemary O’Brien & Mary Deane
  • Intermediate A Pairs – Mary Murray & Maura Byrne
  • Intermediate B & Novice Pairs – Linda Walsh & Sandra Peden
  • Sunday: Congress Teams – Diarmuid Reddan, Pat Quinn, Micheal O Briain, David Jackson
  • Intermediate Teams – Paul O’Meara, Sally Burke, Ger Walsh, John Walsh (John & Evanne Lysaght, in partnership with two robots, finished in first place)
  • Celebration Novice Pairs – Susan O’Neill & Margaret Delaney
  • Celebration Intermediate Pairs – Catherine Mahon & Garry Windebank
  • Celebration Master IMP Pairs – Mary Kelly-Rogers & Finian O’Donoghue

Well done to all concerned. We are all looking forward to the 100th anniversary in five years time!