Montanans wins 0–5000 Pairs
Michael Boreson of Kalispell MT and Catherine Brown of Bigfork MT won the Spring NAOBC 0–5000 Pairs. Qualifying for the final with an almost insurmountable carryover of 116, they continued to dominate the field with a 66.09% first final session, followed up by 58.64% in the final. Their overall score was 984.14, a little more than three boards ahead of second place. Top on a board was 29 matchpoints.
In second place were Ashwini Datar of Cupertino CA and Vilas Namjoshi of San Jose CA. They qualified for the final in 24th place, but a solid 63.71% first final session score boosted them into contention. They scored 61.39% in the final and finished almost a board ahead of third place, Bill McCarty and Gary Anziani, both of San Antonio TX.
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