Mike Yuen — Mike talks about bridge


Baxter, Lindop, Hargreaves, McAvoy, Roche and Rayner.

Baxter, Lindop, Hargreaves, McAvoy, Roche and Rayner.

With “We are the campions” by Queen playing in the background. This year’s Bridge Week had ended.

After 2 days of exciting 128 boards. The winner in the Open Team are John Rayner, Michael Roche, David Lindop, Doug Baxter, Mike Hargreaves and Jim McAvoy. They best Roy Hughes, David Turner, Zygmunt Marcinsky and Bryan Maksymetz. By only 8 IMPS!!

The trophy in John Rayner’s hand is the Mark Molson Trophy. In honour of Mark Molson, a great Canadian bridge player who won the CNTC seven times in addition to winning seven North American Championships. He also won a Silver medal and a Bronze medal while representing Canada in the world competition. Mark passed away in 2006 at the age of 56.

Marcinski, Turner, Hughes and Maksymetz.

Marcinski, Turner, Hughes and Maksymetz.

The winner in the Senior Teams are : Boris Baran, Michael Schoenborn, Dan Jacob, Jurek Czyzowicz, Fred Hoffer, Don Piafsky.

Czyzowicz, Jacob, Schoenborn, Baran, Hoffer and Piafsky.

Czyzowicz, Jacob, Schoenborn, Baran, Hoffer and Piafsky.

Silver goes to : Dick Anderson, Bill koski, Bob Crosby, Faith Pritchard, Barry Pritchard, Alex Fowlie. 

Dick and Jane Anderson.

Dick and Jane Anderson.

Congratulations to our Canadian Champions and best wishes for the upcoming world champioship in Veldhoven, Netherlands.

Thanks to Dick, Jan Anderson and their organizing committee for a wonderful tournament.

On a personal note, I like to thank Maurice de la Salle, Brad Bart, Cam Doner, Doug Fraser, Aidan Ballantye, Dave Smith and Doran Flock for playing with me this week, much appreciated.


Fred LernerMay 29th, 2011 at 6:05 pm

Thanks for all the updates and interesting asides. Great reporting – as always! See you in Toronto.

AngelaMay 30th, 2011 at 5:00 am

Thank you Michael!

Even tho I was at the event your daily blogs with updates pictures and anecdotes filled the place of a daily bulletin and was much appreciated by all i talked to.

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