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The First All England RNIB 3D Crosswords Cup ~ Posted on

The First All England RNIB 3D Crosswords Cup

August 6th 2011, The Midland Hotel, Cheltenham

Report by Eric Westbrook

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This unique tournament was won by Sue and Andy Wallace in the Pairs category.  They completed the fiendish 3D spinning jigsaw puzzle (and half the buffet) noting the anniversary of the last Queen concert with associated ‘She’s a Killer Queen’  theme in the recorded time of I hour 37 minutes just pipping ‘2 min 53 sec Times Ace’ John Henderson by 10 minutes.  Dr Henderson won the Singles event as well as every single item in the Crossword Tombola!  John promptly put all items into a raffle boosting proceeds from the event substantially.  The email section was won by Jim Pennington of Aberdeen who completed the puzzle in 2 days 8 hours 18 min.  Marianne Cantley and Torqui of Malvanua, Pacific Ocean, came a very close second in this section with a time of 2 days 9 hours 38 min.
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