The British Gold Cup, or as it is better known, the BBL Gold Cup, was first played in the year 1931. It is one of the oldest, continuous bridge competition in the world and some of the greatest names in the game of bridge in the United Kingdom have participated in this event.
Gold Cup: Final
Allfrey beat De Botton 169-156
Congratulations to: Alexander Allfrey, Andrew Robson, Tony Forrester, David Gold, Peter Crouch, Derek Patterson
Congratulations to Tony Forrester who has won the Gold Cup for the 11th time and equalled the record of Boris Schapiro.
♠Allfrey beat Cope 132-128
♣De Botton beat Chisnall 187-104
Friday’s remaining QFs
♦Allfrey beat Hassett 166-40
♥Cope beat Irens 124-90
The dates for the 2013 final will be 14th/15th December and the venue will again be West Midlands Bridge Club.