2016 Bishop’s Stortford Challenge Tournament – Sunday 10 April 2016

The annual Bishop’s Stortford Challenge tournament is being held at Old Harlow War Memorial Institute on Sunday 10 April 2016.

As previous years, both the DMC Leisure Saffron Walden & District Snooker League and the Bishop’s Stortford & District Snooker League are each entering a team consisting of six players, three league handicapped between -10 and -1, and three between scratch and +10.  This year the Saffron Walden League will be represented by Bob Burling, John Manley, Aaron Gibson, David Tedman, Simon Chapman and Phil Chapman [Captain].  In each round, each player will play two frames back-to-back against a player from the other team.

All spectators are welcome to come along and watch from 10am.  The club address is 15 Garden Terrace Rd, Harlow CM17 0AT.

BS Snooker League Retain Challenge Trophy

Held at Harlow War Memorial Institute on Sunday 23 March 2014 and in a closely matched tournament, the Bishop’s Stortford Snooker League showed steely determination going into the final round of the day to win 7-5 and retain the Bishop’s Stortford Challenge Trophy by winning 26 frames overall to Saffron Walden’s 22.

Player Of The Tournament was Bishop’s Stortford’s Sean Wade who won 6 frames out of 8 played.  There was no high break over 25 on the day but at least 5 players claimed a high break of 24!

The DMC Leisure Saffron Walden & District Snooker League would like to thank Marc Ridout for organising the event, Harlow War Memorial Institute for providing the venue for the tournament, and our sponsor for the tournament, SNOOKERSUCCESS.  The Bishop’s Stortford League also obtained a sponsor, MAG American who we would like to thank for their support as well.

Round-by-Round Results and Player Statistics are as follows:

T1 Nobby Clarke 1-1 Neil Winter

T1 Nobby Clarke 1-1 Aaron Gibson

T1 Nobby Clarke 0-2 Bob Burling

T1 Nobby Clarke 2-0 Adrian Shoebridge

T2 Mick Westby 1-1 Bob Burling

T2 Mick Westby 1-1 Neil Winter

T2 Mick Westby 1-1 Aaron Gibson

T2 Mick Westby 2-0 Chris Clarke

T3 Sean Wade 2-0 Aaron Gibson

T3 Sean Wade 1-1 Bob Burling

T3 Sean Wade 1-1 Neil Winter

T3 Sean Wade 2-0 Mark Patmore

T4 Don Johnson 1-1 Chris Clarke

T4 Don Johnson 1-1 Mark Patmore

T4 Don Johnson 1-1 Adrian Shoebridge

T4 Don Johnson 1-1 Bob Burling

T5 Jack Bothwell 2-0 Adrian Shoebridge

T5 Jack Bothwell 2-0 Chris Clarke

T5 Jack Bothwell 1-1 Mark Patmore

T5 Jack Bothwell 0-2 Neil Winter

T6 Bill Pullum 1-1 Mark Patmore

T6 Bill Pullum 1-1 Adrian Shoebridge

T6 Bill Pullum 0-2 Chris Clarke

T6 Bill Pullum 0-2 Aaron Gibson

Total Score: 26-22

Bishop’s Stortford Players (won/lost):

Mick Westby 5-3

Nobby Clarke 4-4

Sean Wade 6-2

Don Johnson 4-4

Jack Bothwell 5-3

Bill Pullum 2-6

Saffron Walden Players (won/lost):

Bob Burling 5-3

Neil Winter 5-3

Aaron Gibson 4-4

Chris Clarke 3-5

Adrian Shoebridge 2-6

Mark Patmore 3-5

Website links for tournament sponsors, please click on a logo below to visit their website.

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Bishop’s Stortford Challenge Tournament – Sunday 23 March 2014

The Bishop’s Stortford Challenge, sponsored by SNOOKERSUCCESS is being held at Old Harlow War Memorial Institute on Sunday 23 March 2014.

As last year, both the Saffron Walden & District Snooker League and the Bishop’s Stortford & District Snooker League are each entering a team consisting of six players, three league handicapped between -10 and -1, and three between scratch and +10.  The Saffron Walden League will be represented by Bob Burling, Steve Bothwell, Neil Winter, Mark Patmore, Chris Clarke and Adrian Shoebridge.  In each round, each player will play two frames back-to-back against a player from the other team.

All spectators are welcome to come along and watch from 10am.  The club address is 15 Garden Terrace Rd, Harlow CM17 0AT.

cropped_small_jpgThis event is being kindly sponsored by local snooker coaching company SNOOKERSUCCESS which is based near to Bishop’s Stortford on the Hertfordshire/Essex border and offers its own purpose-built, private coaching facility housing a full-size Riley Aristocrat Championship table.  This eliminates distractions and also enables them to offer full video analysis during coaching sessions. Run by World Snooker Coach Andrew Green, SNOOKERSUCCESS has one simple objective, to help you improve both your ability and enjoyment from the game of snooker.

For more information, please visit their website http://www.snookersuccess.com