AC United Weekend Tournament 24/25 September

The regular AC United Weekend Tournament was held on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September, managed by Chris Clarke.

As usual, it was run with an open event and a handicap event.
The weather on Saturday was cloudy and cool (some might say cold).
The start on Sunday was a bit later as clocks were put forward with daylight saving. The day started with drizzle and rain but improved in the afternoon.

With eight entries, the handicap was played as two American blocks of 4 with three 2.5-hr games on the Saturday. The top 2 players went into the Gold Play-offs and the bottom 2 players went into the Silver Play-offs.

Two 3hr games were played on Sunday.
Block A 1st v Block B 2nd. Block A 2nd v Block B 1st.
Block A 3rd v Block B 4th and Block A 4th v Block B 3rd.
This was followed by winners v winners and losers v losers.
The winner was Pam Hurst of United and runner-up Jono Hart.
Tony O’Donnell won the Silver Play-offs.

The Open Event. with 13 entries, was played as a flexible swiss with 2.75hr time limits.
Harps Tahurangi won the event with Jenny Clark of United runner-up.
John Yarrall was declare the best non-minus player winning 40% of his games.

Full results are on Croquet Scores.

Harps Hahurangi, winner of the Open and Pam Hurst, winner of the handicap

Harps Tahurangi (winner of the Open) and Pam Hurst (winner of the handicap)


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