Photos taken of winners at the Penticton Regional.
Date(s): June 13-19, 2011. Album by Bruce McIntyre. Photos by Bruce McIntyre. 1 - 38 of 38 Total. 477 Visits.
1 Monday-Tuesday Bracket Three winners: Garry Skoropada - John Koster, Maple Ridge BC; Patti Adams, Burnaby BC; Marguerite Chiarenza, Vancouver BC
2 Our Monday-Tuesday Bracket One winners needed two photos to cover 2/3 of the team: Daniel Korbel, Waterloo ON and Jonathan Steinberg, Toronto, ON are in this photo (see also photo number 4 below)
3 Monday-Tuesday Bracket Two winners: Mihail Vitchev - Michael Dickie, Victoria BC; Diane Ayukawa, Delta BC; Margaret Glasner, Yuma AZ
4 The rest of the Monday-Tuesday Bracket One winners: Gerry Marshall, Calgary AB and Hendrik Sharples, Brush Prairie WA are in this photo; Gard Hays, Veradale WA and Jeffrey Taylor, Eugene OR reported after their second win (photo #23)
5 Our first new Life Master of the tournament is Jim Brackenbury of Victoria BC, who went over with the second win in the opening knockout. Congratulations!
6 Penticton Regional Tournament Chair Marv Norden
7 Tuesday Latenight Zip KO Winners: Toby White, Des Moines IA; Nancy Klym - Karen Levy, Calgary AB; Richard Newell, West Des Moines IA
8 Tuesday Evening Side Game Winners: Toby White, Des Moines IA; Richard Newell, West Des Moines IA
9 Another new Life Master: Diane Griffiths of Langley BC, who went over with early-week wins in the knockouts. Congratulations!
10 Tuesday-Wednesday Bracket Seven winners: Fiamma Davidson - Madeleine Bourgouin, Vancouver BC; Joe Wurz - Kathleen Wurz, West Vancouver BC. Bravo!
11 The Wednesday-Thursday Bracket Seven winners that made Shelley Burns a new LM: Jacqueline Thibert, Osoyoos BC; Kathryn Shannon - Shelley Burns, North Vancouver BC; Lynda Hirst, Vancouver WA
12 New Life Master Shelley Burns, North Vancouver BC. Congratulations!
13 Desolation: what the room looks like in the final stages of the -- yawn -- latenight ZIP KO.
14 Thursday latenight Zip KO winners: Nancy ("Veronica") Cook - Karen ("Betty") Long - Doug ("Jughead") Hawrelak - Chris ("Archie") Buchanan, Edmonton AB
15 Wednesday Senior Pairs winners Dee Berry, Arlington WA, and Lynda Cole, Anacortes WA.
16 Thursday-Friday Bracket Five winners Edwin Porter - Mary Porter - Bev Mason - Clarende Duby, Calgary AB (they also won bracket two of the Wednesday -Thursday morning Compact KO)
17 One of the Friday-night Elvii (plural of Elvis; look closely and you will see two of them) had it as part of the show to hand out small scarves to selected audience members.
18 Chris Moore, Delta BC, became a new Life Master in the knockouts on Friday.
19 Judy Perras, Regina SK, became a new Life Master on Friday in the knockouts.
20 Thursday-Friday Bracket Six Winners: Barb Hargreaves, Kamloops BC; Joe Moore - Chris Moore, Delta BC; Belle Anderson, Burnaby BC
21 Randy Ross, Aberdeen WA, became a new Life Master in the Friday-Saturday knockouts.
22 Double winners: Bracket Three of the Thursday-Friday Knockout, and Bracket Three of the Saturday Compact Knockout! Harry Sadd, Victoria BC; Jean Wilkinson, Blaine WA; Roy Sadd, Victoria BC; Don Freeland, Thousand Palms CA
23 Saturday Compact Knockout Bracket One winners: Daniel Korbel, Waterloo ON; Gard Hays, Veradale WA; Jeffrey Taylor, Eugene OR; Jonathan Steinberg, Toronto ON. Jonathan and Daniel are often at the top of the masterpoint lists here in Penticton, and the running joke is how ACBLScore will break the tie. In Saturday's Bulletin there was a very original solution....
24 Visitors from the 50th state! Tom Lum, Honolulu HI; Patsy Lum, Honolulu HI; Yasuko Shrenzel, Honolulu HI; Jean Choi, Honolulu HI; and, in behind, Randy Corn, Kirkland WA (who likes Hawaii and Hawaians very much).
25 Jessie Brunswig, Kirkland WA and Lynn Hays, Veradale WA reported a Saturday Open Pairs win, which confused me when I discovered they had finished a respectable 11th. Actually they won the Friday Open Pairs.
26 Saturday Flight B Pairs winners: Hobert Liang, North Vancouver BC; Sia Siassi, Vancouver BC.
27 Dr. S. P. Chen and Dr. K. F. Tung, visitors with Alex Li from Hong Kong playing with Eurydice Nours. Dr. Tung is the Daily Bulletin editor for Hong Kong's bridge tournaments!
28 Sunday A/X Teams strat X winners: Andrew Lee, Richmond BC; Kathy Bye, Burnaby BC; Angela Fenton, Vancouver BC; John Demeulemeester, Burnaby BC
29 Bracket Six Winners of the Friday-Saturday Knockouts: Jim McLean - Ona Bouchard, Salmon Arm BC; Doreen Roberts - Dennis Roberts, Blind Bay BC. They say that they have lost in previous years when the Hideous Hog (In Training) picked them to win. This year the Hog-In-Training picked someone else...
35 Thursday Morning 199er Pairs winners: Michael Szestopalow - Dana Sammartino, Coldstream BC
36 Thursday Afternoon 199er Pairs winners (34 tables in the Thursday afternoon game!): Delbert Haylock, Nanaimo BC; Geoffrey Webb, Kelowna BC
37 Thursday Evening 199er Pairs winners: Mary Abel, Calgary AB; Michele Fraser, Lundbreck AB
38 Vancouver (Richmond) Regional Tournament Chair and Volunteers at the information stand Back: Chris Moore, Jane Youngberg, Monica Angus Front: Cam Doner (Chairperson) Missing: David Dilkes
Our tournament committee is planning a great week in Vancouver – emulating the Penticton organizers. Please join us for some terrific hospitality at a fun filled tournament – starting with a Poker tournament Monday afternoon. The rooms at the River Rock Casino Hotel are spacious – the one bedroom has a King bed in the bedroom and a pullout Queen in the living area. Book before Feb 1, 2012 and you will receive a $10 rebate per night per room! Pleae go to the ACBL website for more information and contacts. After the tournament, take a bridge cruise to Alaska. Chris Moore will be pleased to answer your questions concerning the cruise.