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The Youth Tournament started on Thursday 27th July.  During the tournament, the students played in Pairs and Teams session with all students getting a good feel for playing bridge at an international tournament.  A great result for us is any pair getting close to or above 50%.  Special mention goes to Zahra for showing great sportsmanship when she allowed a young player to take back a revoke, and that cost her and her partner getting 2nd in her section, and 1st in B in the section! Well done Zahra!!
Our special results were:


Session 1: Thursday 27th July - Morning - Youth Pairs:

Amaury Majors and Mical Hardtman 51.52% 3rd in A and B, and 2nd in C

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Robert Thomas and Denzel Johnston 49.83%
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Session 2: Thursday 27th July - Afternoon - Youth Teams: 

 4 teams entered from Bermuda and the team of Charlotte King, Adeline Young, Ross Cooper & Scott Gilbertson placed 4th in C with 23VIPS - Congratualtions!

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Session 3: Friday 28th July - Morning - Qualifying Baron Barclay National Youth Pairs.  

Charlotte Emery-King and Adeline Young 51.75% 
Jinairo Johnson and Jaseehim Smith 48.38%
Shane Krueger, and Katarina Rance 42.48%

Charlotte King and Adeline Young came 27th, and qualified for next round in main event by scoring over 50%:

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Session 4: Friday 28th July - Afternoon.  Consolation Open Pairs.

Jinairo Johnson and Jaseehim Smith 43.98%
Robert Thomas and Denzel Johnston 46.11% 1st in C, and 2nd in B.
Amaury Majors and Mical Hardtman 49.03%
Caleb Simmons, and Casey Hardtman 46.84%
Zahra Wilson, and Lejaun Matthews 52.01% 3rd in A, and 2nd in B - and overall placed 4th overall in their section
Ross Cooper, and Scott Gilbertson 51.74% 1st in B!!!!! and 3rd in A, and overall 5th in B.

Robert Thomas & Denzel Johnston came first in C! (getting a trophy!)

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 Zahra Wilson & Lejaun Matthews who came 4th overall in their section, and second in B and third in A with a 52% game.

This could have been 2nd in the section, and 1st in B if Zahra had not shown great sportsmanship by allowing a player to take back a revoke!!!! Well done Zahra, we are proud of you.

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Session 5 and Sessions 6 - Saturday 29th July - Morning and Afternoon - 2 session team event, 
Session 5.
Ross Cooper, Scott Gilbertson, Charlotte King, and Adeline Young scored 34VPs, and were placed 22/23rd overall out of 33 teams.
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Session 6. In the consolation teams event, 
Denzel Johnston, Robert Thomas, Shane Krueger, and Katarina Rance scored 39VPs, and were placed 9th out of 14 teams.
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