Competitions and Trophy Winners

    Royal Bank of Scotland Cup (Club Championship)

    Matchpointed pairs, played over 10 Tuesday evenings, the best 6 placings to count. Reverse placings are used, so an evening's winning pair scores the number of competing pairs and the last pair scores 1. Prize money: 1st = £24 (per pair), 2nd = £18, 3rd = £12, 4th = £6. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Helen Gipson & Paul Gipson

    Anthony Scott Cup

    Teams of 4, played over 7 Tuesday evenings, the best 4 placings to count. One substitute is allowed per evening. Presented by Christine McCreath in 2019. Prize money: 1st = £32 (per team), 2nd = £16, 3rd = £8. For the online 2020-21 season, the event is being run as a Swiss Teams and prize money is to be decided. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Diana Drysdale, Ros French, Helen Gipson & Paul Gipson

    McDonald Cup

    Cross IMP pairs, played over 7 Tuesday evenings, the best 4 placings to count. The competition was aggregate scoring prior to 2016-17. Presented by Christine McCreath. Prize money: 1st = £24 (per pair), 2nd = £18, 3rd = £12, 4th = £6. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Helen Gipson & Paul Gipson

    Tom Woodman Trophy

    Handicapped teams of 4, played over 7 Thursday evenings, the best 4 placings to count. One substitute is allowed per evening. Pairs to be drawn for teams. Presented by Christine McCreath, unfortunately Jo Rowley was not present. Prize money: 1st = £32 (per team), 2nd = £16, 3rd = £8. For the online 2020-21 season, the event is being run as a Swiss Teams and prize money is to be decided. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Jane Smithson, Morven Stone, Ian Guthrie & Louis Moore

    Wilf White Trophy

    The trophy was donated to the club by Wilfred H White. Matchpointed pairs, played over 7 Tuesday evenings, the best 4 placings to count. Presented by Christine McCreath. Prize money: 1st = £24 (per pair), 2nd = £18, 3rd = £12, 4th = £6. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Christine McCreath & Colin Edney

    Robin Pearson Pot

    Matchpointed handicapped pairs, played over 7 Thursday evenings, the best 4 placings to count. Presented by Christine McCreath in 2019. Prize money: 1st = £24 (per pair), 2nd = £18, 3rd = £12, 4th = £6. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Colin Edney & Nigel Marlow

    Martin Trophy

    Cross IMP pairs, scratch competition run in conjunction with Calder Trophy, the best 5 or 6 placings to count depending on the number of evenings. 2016-17: Best six results from nine evenings 2017-18: Best six results from nine evenings 2018-19: Best six results from nine evenings 2019-20: Best six results from nine evenings 2020-21: Best four results from six evenings Presented by Christine McCreath in 2020. The competition was aggregate scoring prior to 2016-17. Prize money: 1st = £24 (per... read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Jill Connor & Tony Reed-Jones

    Calder Trophy

    Handicapped Cross IMP pairs, played over 8 or 9 Thursday evenings, the best 5 or 6 placings to count. The competition was aggregate scoring prior to 2016-17. 2016-17: Best six results from nine evenings 2017-18: Best six results from nine evenings 2018-19: Best six results from nine evenings 2019-20: Best six results from nine evenings 2020-21: Best four results from six evenings Presented by Christine McCreath. Prize money: 1st = £24 (per pair), 2nd = £18, 3rd = £12, 4th = £6. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Linda Warcup & Ian Gutrie

    Grindon Trophy

    Handicapped Cross IMP pairs, scored on an individual basis. Played over 7 or 8 Thursday evenings with a different partner on each occasion. The best 4 or 5 placings to count. The competition was aggregate scoring prior to 2016-17. Presented by Christine McCreath in 2019. Prize money: 1st = £12, 2nd = £9, 3rd = £6, 4th = £3. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Louis Moore

    Lindsay Trophy

    Single session individual handicapped matchpointed pairs competition. Presented by Christine McCreath. Prize money: 1st = £6, 2nd = £4, 3rd = £2. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Nigel Marlow

    Nessie Dickinson Trophy

    Awarded to the best placed Berwick pair in the Berwick Congress Pairs. There is no prize money. Christine McCreath presents the trophy to George and Brian who won the Berwick Congress Pairs. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Diana Drysdale & Ros French

    George Martin Trophy

    Awarded to the club member who is the leading master points scorer on club evenings where master points are awarded by the club from September to May. Simultaneous Pairs events (where the club does not award master points) and bonus master points won for the final rankings in the Royal Bank Trophy and Scott Cup are excluded. There is no monetary prize. Presented by Christine McCreath. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Colin Edney

    Betty Kelly Trophy

    The trophy is restricted to players whose rank is District Master or below (Bronze Level 1 and 2) on the 1 September of the competition season and who have not won the trophy previously. Awarded to the leading master points scorer on club evenings where master points are awarded by the club from September to May. This means that Simultaneous Pairs events and bonus master points won for the final rankings in the Royal Bank Trophy and Scott Cup are excluded. Presented by Christine McCreath. There... read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Nigel Marlow

    Congress Pairs

    Presented by Eddie McGeough and Christine McCreath to George and Brian. The Berwick Congress Pairs was originally a two-session event but changed to a single session in 1992. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Ying Piper & Laura Middleton

    Congress Swiss Teams

    Christine McCreath and Eddie McGeough present the salver to Louis, Garneth, Sandy, and Brian. The Congress Swiss Teams Salver was presented to the club by Mrs Rita McCreath. read more...

    Current holder: 2022 - Tom Robertson, Trina Rogerson, Ritchie Thompson & Rodger Urquhart

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