Camrose Trophy 2013: Venue – CityNorth Hotel, Gormanstown. Camrose Trophy 2012 Photos
England extended their lead in the second half of the home international series in Ireland and finished 11.5VPs ahead of Ireland. Congratulations to all the team: David Gold, Tony Forrester, Andrew Robson, Alexander Allfrey, Tom Townsend and David Bakhshi, with NPC Simon Cope, and of course the team from the first weekend back in January. (Source: EBU)
Camrose Trophy 2013 Format: The Camrose Trophy comprises six teams, the sixth team being fielded, by rotation, by the country hosting the final weekend. In 2013 Ireland fields two teams, one as “Ireland” the other as “CBAI”.
Five head-to-head matches of 32 boards, in 16-board stanzas, will be played on each of two weekends. The scores from the first weekend will be carried forward to the final weekend. The two teams from Ireland play against each other in the first match of each weekend. Teams consist of a maximum of 6 players.
The Camrose Trophy or «The Camrose» is an annual bridge competition among open teams representing the home nations of Great Britain and Ireland: England (EBU), Northern Ireland (NIBU), Republic of Ireland (CBAI), Scotland (SBU) and Wales (WBU). Lord Camrose, owner of The Daily Telegraph, donated the trophy in 1936 and it was first contested in 1937. The original trophy has been lost and replaced. Because of World War II the series was interrupted mid-way in 1939 and not resumed until 1946, yet the Camrose is the world’s most-played international bridge series.
1st weekend Results:
Rex Anderson & David Greenwood
Greer MacKenzie & Hastings Campbell
Ian Hamilton & Paul Tranmer
NPC Philip DuftonWho are they?
Filip Kurbalija & Patrick Shields
Peter Goodman & Mike Pownall
Tim Rees & Gary Jones
NPC Alan Stephenson Who are they?
John Matheson & Iain Sime
Alex Wilkinson & Phil Stephens
Brian Spears & Paul Barton
NPC Mike Ash Who are they?
Ranald Milne & B J O’Brien
Louise Mitchell & Lucy Phelan
John Phelan & Diarmuid Reddan
NPC Gay Keaveney Who are we?
Alexander Allfrey & Andrew Robson
Tony Forrester & David Gold
David Bakshi & Tom Townsend
NPC Simon Cope Who are they?
John Carroll & Tommy Garvey
Nick FitzGibbon & Adam Mesbur
Micheal O’Briain & Padraig O’Briain
NPC Michael McGloughlin
Deputy NPC Derek O’Gorman Who are they?