Author: francesca

22 pairs will qualify for final A

The last day of qualifications has started and for 22 pairs the doors of the group A final will be opened tonight. The remaining 42 pairs will play in the group B final. The Iberian connection of Antonio Palma & Juan-Carlos Ventin is leading the ranking (3678,00 imps), followed by Peter Bertheau (Sweden) & Gunnar Hallberg (England) (2227,00 imps) and the winners of the Cavendish teams, the Americans Vince Demuy & John Hurd (1987,00 imps). Palma-Ventin were sold to themselves during the auction (5,000 Euros). Bertheau-Hallberg were bought for 12,000 Euros by a Swedish invester, while Demuy-Hurd were the...

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Mahmood win the Cavendish Teams!

Thrilling finish in the Cavendish teams! Team Mahmood (Demuy, Hurd, Mahmood, Weinstein) was leading by 24 versus Wigoder (Klukowski, Pszczola, Wigoder, Zatorski) after the first of the three segments of the Final. Wigoder reduced their disadvantage to seven during the second segment and to an only imp during the third round. With one board to go, Mahmood was leading by a single imp. The last board was not good for Wigoder and a sigh of relief for Mahmood‘s supporters. The first prize is 30,000 Euros! Congratulations to the American quartet – Vincent, John, Zia & Steve – and to the...

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Pairs Auction

The auctions sum up to 475,000 Euros! Helgemo-Helness are the top bid (25,000 Euros), second is Hurd-Demuy (21,000), third Zia-Weinstein (18,000 Euros) Tomorrow the Pairs tournament begins! Good luck everybody! Cavendish AuctionPosted by Cavendish Monaco on Thursday, February 16, 2017 Cavendish Auction, second halfPosted by Cavendish Monaco on Thursday, February 16, 2017 Cavendish pairs auction, third and last partPosted by Cavendish Monaco on Thursday, February 16,...

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Auction tonight

Tonight is the Auction day! Authorities, players, buyers, staff members will join our special Masters of Ceremony Zia Mahmood & Christina Lund Madsen (pictured above) at Le Meridien, room “Méditerranée”, at about 19:45. A cocktail will be served. During the Auction will be presented: – the first 25 ranked pairs – pairs ranked 26+ only in case of pre-auction See the list of pairs Minimum Auctions: – Open Pairs: 5,000 Euros – Juniors / Ladies / Mixed Pairs: 2,000 Euros The auction will be broadcast live on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/cavendishmonaco/ Last year, the top bid was for Geir Helgemo & Tor Helness....

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