New Player Entry Fee Scheme

Gaz Owen started sponsoring one free entry worth 10 for any new Thursday player in January 2011. Nick Barham (left) took over the sponsorship from shortly after the start of 2014

Instigated in January 2011, this covered any player making his or her competitive Bristol Backgammon Thursday debut.
This could be in any of the following competitions, and was on offer once, and once only, for each player.
Players who have benefited are listed here
IN 2017
Steve Cox, in the March Handicap Trophy event (5), 23/03/17
Andy McLeod, in the March Handicap Trophy event (5), 23/03/17
Jen Owsley, in the June Handicap Trophy event (5), 15/06/17
Suzie Walters, in the June Handicap Trophy event (5), 15/06/17
James Timoney, in the July Handicap Trophy event (5), 27/07/17
IN 2016
David Schick, in the January Bristol GP tournament, 14/01/16
Mark Wait, in the January Bristol GP tournament, 14/01/16
Bob Markham, in the January GP30 tournament, 21/01/16
Daniel Eldridge, in the January Handicap Trophy event (5), 28/01/16
Aelwyn Elias, in the March Bristol GP tournament, 10/03/16
Steve Elias, in the March Bristol GP tournament, 10/03/16
Cristian Horincar, in the March Speedgammon GP event, 24/03/16
George Devlin, in the March GP30 tournament, 31/03/16
Seb Wilkinson, in the May RRGP event (5), 05/05/16
Richard Gazzard, in the June Bristol GP tournament, 09/06/16
Matt Hopkins, in the June Bristol GP tournament, 09/06/16
Alex Yate, in the June Bristol GP tournament, 09/06/16
Matt Robson, in the Intermediates Trophy (5), 16/06/16
Natalie Singh, in the Intermediates Trophy (5), 16/06/16
Robin Gunney, in the July Handicap Trophy event (5), 21/07/16
George Edwards, in the September Handicap Trophy event (5), 15/09/16
Leah Line, in the September Handicap Trophy event (5), 15/09/16
Tom Newson, in the September GP30 tournament, 29/09/16
Jim Buck, in the October Speedgammon GP event, 06/10/16
Frank Jones, in the November Bristol GP tournament, 11/10/16
IN 2015
Ismail Yilmaz, in the February Bristol GP tournament, 12/02/15
Derek Wright, in the February Clock Blitz Grand Prix event, 26/02/15
Paul Male, in the April Handicap Trophy event (5), 02/04/15
Bez Chokami, in the April Clock Grand Prix tournament, 30/04/15
Jon Pemberton, in the April Clock Grand Prix tournament, 30/04/15
Vic Sprake, in the May Round Robin GP tournament (5), 07/05/15
Ian Hedges, in the July Bristol GP tournament, 09/07/15
Robin Davidson, in the July GP30 tournament, 16/07/15
Alexe Marin, in the July Handicap Trophy event (5), 23/07/15
Emily Owsley, in the July Handicap Trophy event (5), 23/07/15
Geoff Ralph, in the July GP5 event (5), 30/07/15
Jim Green, in the October Bristol GP tournament, 08/10/15
Alin Buzescu, in the November Bristol GP tournament, 12/11/15
Carwyn Jenkins, in the December Bristol GP tournament, 10/12/15
Sophie Bruce, in the Steve's Christmas Fizz tournament, 17/12/14
John Curran, in the Steve's Christmas Fizz tournament, 17/12/14
IN 2014
Dave Cank, in the January Bristol GP tournament, 09/01/14
Michael Clarke, in the May Handicap Trophy tournament (5), 29/05/14
Warner Solomon, in the June Clock Blitz Grand Prix event, 05/06/14
Stephen Little, in the July GP5 event (5), 31/07/14
Deana Romain, in the August Round Robin GP tournament (5), 21/08/14
Horst Stenzel, in the Intermediates Trophy (5), 02/10/14
Adam Sinclair, in the October Handicap Trophy tournament (5), 30/10/14
Mary French, in the Steve's Christmas Fizz tournament, 18/12/14
IN 2013
Zuber Azad, in the January GP5 tournament (5), 03/01/13
James Newman, in the March GP5 tournament (5), 21/03/13
Alan David, in the April Bristol GP tournament, 11/04/13
Marisa Thornton-Wood, in the April Bristol GP tournament, 11/04/13
Alexi Solomou, in the April GP30 tournament, 25/04/13
Dimitrios Panagiotopoulos, in the May GP5 tournament (5), 16/05/13
Angie Vick, in the June Round Robin GP tournament, 27/06/13
Luke Owen, in the Consulting Doubles Championship, 15/08/13
Kia Tandeseh, in the August Handicap Trophy tournament (5), 29/08/13
John Chester, in the December Clock Blitz Grand Prix event, 05/12/13
Rob Brito, in the Steve's Christmas Fizz tournament, 19/12/13
IN 2012
Andy Brown, in the Bristol Conference League, 19/01/12
Geoff Hazell, in the Bristol Conference League, 19/01/12
Pat Meek, in the Bristol Conference League, 19/01/12
Matt Walder, in the February Handicap Trophy tournament, 16/02/12
Adrian Barnes, in the March Clock Blitz Grand Prix event, 29/03/12
Steve Smith, in the April Bristol GP tournament, 11/04/12
Stephen Thomas, in the May Clock Grand Prix tournament, 03/05/12
Chrissy Carter, in the June Handicap Trophy tournament, 07/06/12
Alex Hodge, in the July Handicap Trophy tournament, 26/07/12
Marcus Evans, in the August Clock Blitz Grand Prix event, 30/08/12
Paul Kirwin, in the September Grand Prix event, 13/09/12
Andy Boysan, in the November Clock Grand Prix tournament, 29/11/12
Neil Edwards, in the Steve's Christmas Fizz tournament, 20/12/12
IN 2011
Bahman Salahshour, in Lesters 78, 11/03/11
Manesh, in Lesters 78, 11/03/11
Hadi Kermani, in the April Bristol GP tournament, 14/04/11
Matt Black, in the July Bristol GP tournament, 14/07/11
Julia Griffith, in the July Handicap Trophy tournament, 28/07/11
Tom Chapman, in the August Consulting Doubles tournament, 25/08/11
Nader Abbasi, in the September Clock Blitz Round Robin, 01/09/11
Asad, in the September Handicap Trophy tournament, 15/09/11
Roger Harding, in the September Handicap Trophy tournament, 15/09/11
Tom Koeller, in the September Handicap Trophy tournament, 15/09/11
Lily Owsley, in the September Handicap Trophy tournament, 15/09/11
Hassan Shenavar, in the September Handicap Trophy tournament, 15/09/11
Andrew Wheble, in the September Handicap Trophy tournament, 15/09/11
Jonathan Loukes, in the October Consulting Doubles tournament, 27/10/11


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