2017 Waikato Interclub Teams

Sunday at the club was a mass of over 100 players – 27 club teams from the Waikato area competing for the grade honours to represent their clubs against the top clubs from the Bay of Plenty in August. Two Hamilton teams qualified for this final – the Open and Intermediate teams both finishing 2nd in their respective grades with our Junior team performing very creditably against strong opposition.

A huge thanks go to all the club members who spent many hours preparing for this event – Cathy who dealt the untold number of boards necessary, Dallas and David for setting up the innovative computing system to run the scoring, Karen and Gwyn who come and quietly do all the necessary tasks that need to be completed, Jane and her team in the kitchen and Cherie as the Director, brought in on Sunday morning due to an illness, who kept the playing room running smoothly in a very efficient and convivial manner.

It was a long day, as all tournaments are, and I appreciate the time these people give to the club on these days. To spread the load from these members, please let me know if you are able to assist in some way for our future tournaments – the dates are all listed on the website and in your membership booklet.

For the record :

Overall club results : (3 combined grades)
1st Waikato
2nd Hamilton
3rd Matamata
Grade Winners :
The following teams qualify for the Waikato-Bays Inter-Club Teams Grade Trophies competition which will be held in Cambridge on 27 August
Open 1st Matamata , 2nd Hamilton
Intermediate 1st Waikato , 2nd Hamilton
Junior 1st Waikato , 2nd Matamata