Date(s): June 10-16, 2013. Album by Bruce McIntyre. Photos by Bruce McIntyre. 1 - 54 of 54 Total. 1013 Visits.
1 Penticton Regional Tournament Chair (and new Silver Life Master) Marv Norden.
2 Tuesday Latenight Zip KO winners: McKenzie Myers, Beaverton OR; Donald Mamula, Mill Creek WA; Matt Koltnow, Bothell WA; Jeffery Jacob, Vancouver WA
3 What the playing area looks like at 1am when the Zip KO is into the final round...
4 Tuesday Okanagan Gold Rush Pairs winners Ramon Russ Kidd - Paul Johansen, Kamloops BC.
5 Tuesday Evening 199er Pairs N-S leaders (second overall) Frances Monro - Ian Monro, Penticton BC
6 Tuesday Okanagan Gold Rush Section M NS evening winners Jean Katz, North Vancouver BC; Rhea Boynton, West Vancouver BC
7 Tuesday Morning 199er Pairs winner Susan Norton, Spokane WA (partner Bette Kelly, Summerland BC was unavailable)
8 Monday-Tuesday Merlot Knockout Teams Bracket One Winners: Roger Clough, Culver City CA; Barry Pritchard, Edmonton AB; Rebecca Clough, Culver City CA; Karen Long, Edmonton AB
9 Congratulations to Bruce and Peggy Boan of Mill Bay BC, who won their bracket in the opening Monday-Tuesday knockouts and became Life Masters by doing so!
10 Winners of the Tuesday Open Pairs: Jodi Kimbrell, Spokane WA, and Pete Pluhta, Pullman WA.
11 Winners of the Monday-Tuesday Knockouts, Bracket Five: Allan McGale - Eleanor Geisthardt, Cobble Hill BC; and new Life Masters Peggy Boan - Bruce Boan , Mill Bay BC
12 Winners of the Monday-Tuesday Knockouts, Bracket Six: Doreen Grainger - Gary Grainger - Linda Van Sickle - Bill Van Sickle, Regina SK
13 John Patterson, Chemainus BC; Sandi Link, Nanoose Bay BC; Gordon Link, Dsrt Hot Sprngs CA; Bob Beck, Nanaimo BC
14 Tuesday-Wednesday Knockout Teams Bracket Six Winners Tom Weckworth - Gerry Grant - Peter Tinkess - Blaine Leblanc, Quesnel BC
15 Winners of the Tuesday Evening 1 99er Pairs Game: David Jevons - Ann Jevons, Penticton BC "So nice to see this pic. I haven't seen Ann for over..." View Comments...
16 The Adam Fitzpatrick Elvis Evolution Tribute Show was free entertainment following the Friday evening session. Since performing on a dare at the Pacific Northwest Elvis Festival here in Penticton in 2008 and beating fourteen other contestants, Adam has become one of the world's top Elvis Tribute artists, travelling around the world with his show. Penticton's top newsmaker of 2012 for his rocketing successes in many tribute competitions, Adam's website is elvisevolution.com and you can purchase his CDs there and see his touring schedule.
17 New Life Master Alfred Lau of North Vancouver BC. Perfect day for Alfred to be featured, since he has been known to don the Elvis garb and do some Elvis songs at local gatherings. (Alfred says he watched Adam on Friday night and picked up a few tips!)
18 Thursday Marlin Gold Rush Pairs Winners Diane Griffiths, Langley BC; Margaret Gibson, Port Moody BC
19 Thursday Latenight Zip KO Winners: Karen (Veronica) Long, Doug (Jughead) Hawrelak, Nancy (Betty) Cook, Edmonton AB; David (Archie) Willmott, Fulsom CA
20 Wednesday-Thursday Bracket Two Winners: Greg Lam, Vancouver BC; Nancy Arnold, La Quinta CA; Carol-Ann Halliday, Vernon BC; John Yadon, Gresham OR
21 Wednesday-Thursday Bracket Four Winners Kevin Strangway - Dwight Crouse, Grande Prairie AB; Kenneth Taylor - Robert Pratt, Kamloops BC
22 Wednesday-Thursday Bracket Six winners Sharon Horvath, Agassiz BC; David Taylor, Seattle WA; Dana Sammartino, Coldstream BC; Rolande Joly, Vernon BC
23 Wednesday-Thursday Bracket Seven winners: Jack Johnson, Surrey BC; Bill Matheson, Richmond BC; Wenda Hopp, Delta BC; Win Bromley, Langley BC
24 Wednesday-Thursday Bracket Eight winners: Bill Van Sickle - Linda Van Sickle - Doreen Grainger - G Grainger, Regina SK
25 Winners of Tuesday-Wednesday Chardonnay KO, Bracket Five, and also Bracket Four in the Thursday-Friday Shiraz KO: Catherine Williams, Quesnel BC; Jerome Kilner, Bellevue WA; Larry Baum, Seattle WA; Pauline Higgins, Quesnel BC
26 Two new Bronze Life Masters, who both went over playing in the Open Pairs on Wednesday Evening: Rick Nelson, Surrey BC, and Shelley Burns, North Vancouver BC.
27 Two section tops in the Gold Rush Pairs on Thursday put them just a few matchpoints from the event lead: Ann Mazuruk - Bree Watts, Victoria BC
28 Congratulations to Eve Jensen, Abbotsford BC, a new Life Master courtesy of the knockout team events here in Penticton!
29 Jonathan Steinberg and Gerry Marshall approached me just before Elvis's appearance Friday night for their Bracket One winners photo. When I asked where the other two were, Jon said “Daniel and Hendrik are on their way.” “Daniel and Hendrik?” I said. “You have the Sedin brothers on your team?” (Not quite.)
Thursday-Friday Shiraz Knockout Teams Winners Hendrik (#33) Sharples, Brush Prairie WA; Daniel (#22) Korbel, Waterloo ON; Jonathan Steinberg, Toronto ON; Gerry Marshall, Calgary AB;
30 Thursday-Friday Knockout Teams Bracket Two Winners: Diane Campbell - Nancy Klym - Karen Levy - Janet Sharpe, Calgary AB
31 Friday Open Pairs winners Randy Corn, Kirkland WA; Leo Glaser, Winfield BC
32 Thursday-Friday KO Bracket Five winners: Delbert Haylock, Nanaimo BC; Shirley Charters - Michael Scott-Kerr - Eleanor Scott-Kerr, Duncan BC
33 Winners of the Thursday Evening 1 99er Pairs: Linda Wilson - Erika Freiheit, Penticton BC
34 Winners of the Monday-Tuesday Knockouts, Bracket Two: Richard D'Litzenberger, Leavenworth WA; Ingrid Anderson, Nanoose Bay BC; John Cox, St Maries ID; (missing from photo) Sheldon Spier, Chemainus BC
35 Wednesday-Friday Morning KO Bracket Four winners: Norman Webb, Puerto Vallarta Mexico; Don Wallace - Joel Saunders - Robert McDonald, Kelowna BC
36 Wednesday-Friday Morning Pinot Knockout Teams Bracket One Winners: Daniel Korbel, Waterloo ON; Jonathan Steinberg, Toronto ON; Steve Gross, Westlake Vilg CA; Roger Clough, Culver City CA
37 Evelyn Nelson Wulf of Portland OR is a new Life Master after success in the Gold Rush pairs. Congratulations!
38 Janet Larson of Olympia WA is also a new Life Master with some gold points from the knockouts. Congratulations!
39 On Saturday Irene McDonald (right) celebrated her 96th birthday playing bridge with partner Sheila MacDougall (left), finishing in the overalls in the afternoon Side Game.
40 Emelie Quennell, Calgary AB, was on a winning knockout team Saturday (Calgary has supplied most of the semifinalists in the KOs this week, it seems) and has become a new Bronze Life Master. Congratulations!
41 Friday-Saturday Knockout Teams Bracket Three winners: Michael Christensen, Redmond WA; Michael Ring, Bothell WA; Aaron Mohrman, Seattle WA; Jennifer Chalfan, Bellevue WA
42 Friday-Saturday Knockout Teams Bracket Four Winners: Dwight Crouse, Grande Prairie AB; Richard Dunn, Delta BC; Kevin Strangway, Grande Prairie AB; Robert Pratt, Kamloops BC
43 Friday-Saturday Knockouts Bracket Five winners Naushad Dada - Melissa Martin - Emelie Quennell, Calgary AB; Byron Lund, Airdrie AB
44 Friday-Saturday Knockouts Bracket Seven Knockout Winners: Gerald Hickman - Margie Hickman - Gale Gropp - Grant Deger, Bellingham WA
45 Dennis Kurzrock, Bremerton WA and Marilyn Saba, Poulsbo WA, winners of the Friday Evening 199er Pairs
46 Doug Larson of Olympia WA made Life Master on Sunday in the Swiss Teams. Congratulations!
47 Flight B/C/D Swiss winners: Joel Fuhrman, Kirkland WA; Darryl Hendershot, Fall City WA; Michael Walker, Port Ludlow WA; Lawrence Diamond, Tacoma WA
48 Co-winners of the Flight A/X Swiss: Michael Mullendore, Ellicott City MD; Michael Newcombe, Kelowna BC; Debbie Mineault - Duncan Smith, Victoria BC
49 The strat X winners: Amy Gao, Richmond BC; James Wu, Surrey BC; Yinsheng Tu, Vancouver BC; Kai Zhou - William (standing behind photographer for some reason as photo was taken) Ge, Burnaby BC; Jack Lee, Richmond BC
50 The Tu team, erroneously entered as #2 in the second bracket of the Friday-Saturday KO: Eric Pan, Burnaby BC; Jack Lee, Richmond BC; Yinsheng Tu, Vancouver BC; James Wu, Surrey BC; Kai Zhou, Burnaby BC. Actually, Tu won!
51 The strat C co-winners: Chuck Irwin, Surrey BC; Donna Traas, Kamloops BC; Peggy Winter, Ladner BC; Fred Baldwin, Delta BC
52 Double winners in Sunday 199er Teams (not pairs as it says in the Wrapup Daily Bulletin): Judy Hartz - Michael Lilley - Janet Lilley - Carol Ulsafer, Missoula MT.
53 Strat F winners in Sunday Afternoon 199er Teams (not pairs as it says in the Wrapup issue): Patti Wheeldon, Courtenay BC; Keith Ware, Surrey BC; Denise Holst - Evelyn Ware, Courtenay BC
54 Jonathan Steinberg took this photo of Daily Bulletin editor Bruce McIntyre for future Bulletins (the one on the back page of Daily Bulletins was taken about twelve DINO Regionals ago and is getting old). This was taken on Sunday: note that one eye is more awake than the other...