Open pairs championship for bridge club
The Brisbane Water Bridge Club championship for open pairs was contested by 12 pairs on Saturday, August 6.
The event doubled as a qualifier for the State Pairs Championship to be held later this year at the home of NSW Bridge in Sydney.
This year the club championship consisted of two sessions; the first a Mitchell and then an Interwoven Howell.
By the end of the tournament, all pairs had played each other.
Newly-formed duo Karen Ody and Jim Routledge were club champions this year.
Competition regulars Sylvia Foster and Jaan Oitmaa filled the second spot on the podium missing the major prize by two per cent.
George Boettiger and Deborah Guthrie secured third place.
Twelve pairs contested the championship. Results were:
1 Karen Ody, Jim Routledge 315.0 points (57.27 per cent).
2 Jaan Oitmaa, Sylvia Foster 306.0 (55.64).
3 Jorgen Boettiger, Deborah Guthrie 287.0 (52.18).
4 Pauline Caust, Alan Bustany 284.0 (51.64).
5 Lorraine Lindsay, Richard Carter 283.0 (51.45).
6 Barry Foster, Hope Tomlinson 277.0 (50.36).
7 David Snow, Jenny Buckley 274.0 (49.82).
8 Susan McCall, Judy Wulff 273.0 (49.64).
9 Dasha Brandt, David Bowerman 263.0 (47.82).
9 Sue Eastman, Roy Cotton 263.0 (47.82).
11 Christine Hadaway, Martin Johnson 252.0 (45.82).
12 Peter Hume, Elaine Hume 223.0 (40.55).
Website, 7 Aug 2022
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