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Mackinnon Cup

                                     MACKINNON CUP 2013 - 2014

Please email the result of your match and all the players names to Robin as soon

as possible after your match in order that this table is kept up-to-date.  Thank-you.


1st Round Q/Finals S/Finals Final Winners
Play by Play By Play By Play By  
26 December 3 February 17 March   28th April
         
C Burns        
v C Burns      
D Franklin        
  v      
H Curran        
v H Curran (C)      
S Brown   v    
         
I Hamilton        
v I Hamilton I Hamilton    
N Irwin        
         
D Hanna        
v D Hanna      
T O'Gallagher        
  v      
T Young        
v T Young      
H Hall   v    
         
S Millership      
v S Millership S Millership    
I Lindsay      

MACKINNON CUP 2012/13        
1st Round Q/Finals S/Finals Final Winners
Play by 30 Dec Play by 03 Feb Play by 17 Mar Play by 28 April  
         
I Hamilton        
v T O'Gallagher      
T O'Gallagher        
  v      
H Curran   S Millership    
v S Millership      
S Millership        
      N Irwin  
         
  N Irwin      
  v N Irwin    
  H Harding      
        I Lindsay
     
D Hanna      
v S Brown    
S Brown    
   
  I Lindsy  
C Burns      
v I Lindsay    
I Lindsay      


MACKINNON CUP 2011/12
1st Round Q/Finals S/Finals Final Winners
Play by 16 Dec Play by 03 Feb Play by 16 Mar Play by 27 April  
         
C Burns        
v C Burns      
T O'Gallagher        
  v C Burns    
H Curran        
v N Irwin      
N Irwin        
      S Millership  
H Harding        
v H Harding      
C Carson        
  v S Millership    
E Andrew        
v S Millership      
S Millership        
        I Hamilton
D Hanna        
v S Brown      
S Brown        
  v I Hamilton    
I Hamilton        
v I Hamilton      
A Fitzpatrick        
      I Hamilton  
H Ferguson        
v I Lindsay      
I Lindsay        
  v I Lindsay    
C Foster        
v P McDaid      
P McDaid        

 

1.       Eligibility

  • The Mackinnon Cup is open to all members of the Northern Ireland Bridge Union.

2.       Method of Scoring

  • The Mackinnon Cup is scored by Total Aggregate Points. 
  • Under the 1987 laws, honours no longer count.

3.       Number of Boards

  • The rounds up to and including the Semi-Finals are played over 30 boards.  Each match consists of 3 x 10 board segments, and each Team member must play one segment with each other Team member. 
  • The Final is over two such 30 board matches.

4.       Breaking of Ties

  • In the event of a tie, this should be broken by playing extra boards. 
  • The extra boards should be played in sets of three, until a result is obtained. 
  • Each Team member plays one board with each other Team member in each set.

5.       Composition of Teams

  • A Team may consist of up to six players, but only four may take part in any one match. 
  • In the Final played over two sessions, up to six players may play, but only four may play in each session.

6.       Choice of Dates

  • The Captain of the first named Team is termed the Home Captain and has the choice of venue.  The Home Captain is responsible for contacting the opposing Away Captain before the arrangement date and offering to him a choice of at least three dates, one of which must be on a different day of the week to the other two.
  • In the case of a two session match, first named Captain is “at home” in the 1st session and second name Captain is “at home” in the 2nd session.
  • Matches may be played before the arrangement date but must be completed on or before the last date shown for playing.
  • If the Home Captain has not contacted the Away Captain with a choice of dates before the arrangement date the Away Captain must offer the Home Captain a choice of three dates, one of which must be on a different day of the week to the other two, one of which the Home Captain must accept or he forfeits the match.
  • An extension to the time published will only be granted in exceptional circumstances.  All such requests should be made to the Hon. Competitions Secretary before the final date published for arrangements to be made.
  • If it is not possible to arrange the match before the final date then the match must be played on the final date at venue designated by the Hon. Competitions Secretary.  A team not able to play that night is considered to have forfeited the match

7.       Notification of Result

    The winning Captain is responsible for notifying the Competitions Secretary of the result, in IMP’s, and the names of the players, in both teams, who played within 2 days of the match.
    • A score card from the match, signed by both captains, should be forwarded to the Hon. Competitions Secretary within 7 days of the date of the match.