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Neil has a diverse bridge CV that includes winning most of Britain's major tournaments as well as representing England on several occasions including 2008, 2011 and most recently in 2017. Amongst other successes he and his partner Martin Jones  have won Britainís most prestigious bridge tournament, the Schapiro Spring Foursomes in both 2006 and 2007 and was runner up in the Gold Cup Competition in both 2016 and 2017 which he has won twice previously.

Neil now spends most of his time at the Ace of Clubs. His reputation as an outstanding teacher sees students from a wide area attend his lessons, seminars and supervised bridge sessions. He ran the world famous Acol Bridge Club for nearly ten years before handing over the reins allowing him more time at the Ace of Clubs.


Neil tries to give back to bridge in many ways. He was Chairman of the Middlesex County Bridge Association for three years and has served on the English Bridge Unionís Laws and Ethics Committee.

Neil's current interests include the role of assistant editor of "Bridge Magazine" - the world's longest standing and most respected bridge journal and has a column in "English Bridge".

When not involved with his busy bridge schedule he enjoys spending time at home with his wife Anne (a successful bridge player in her own right) and two children Nikki and Andy.