THE Keith Davies Memorial Tournament took place at the National Sports Centre on Sunday, attracting 10 entries split into two groups.
The event was played as a round-robin tournament with each couple playing two games against the others in the group.
Ben Moore and Abigail Li (Celton Manx Fencibles) finished on 168 points to top Group A ahead of David Craig (Manx2.net Vikings) and Alex Bell (Celton Manx Fencibles) on 155, with Fingal Watterson and Pim Charonchai (PDMS Castletown/Abbey) 151, Paul Coppell and Sharon Kelly (Microgaming Marown) 130, Jim Clucas and Asheigh Keown (Microgaming Marown) 111.
Group B was won by Mark and Yvonne Falconer (Celton Manx Fencibles) on 158 points, followed by Adam Davies and Pat Crease (Cu-Plus St Ninian’s) 148, David Buck and Charlotte Daugherty (Manx2.net Vikings) 147, Adam Colley and Sue Keown (Microgaming Marown) 142, and finally Sam Mills and Emma Nicholson (Manx2.net Vikings) on 134.
The final, the best of three games, was won in two straight games by Ben Moore and Abigail Li who beat Mark and Yvonne Falconer 21/12 21/15.
The trophies were presented at the end of the tournament by Patsy Davies, who thanked everyone for entering and also the umpires - especially the two new ones at their first tournament. The next tournament is the masters (formerly the veterans) for players over the age of 40. This will be held on Sunday, December 2 (men’s and women’s doubles) and Sunday, December 9 (mixed doubles). Please see your club secretary for entry forms.