Cope-Crouch win Silodor

Winners of the Silodor Open Pairs: Peter Crouch and Simon Cope.

Londoners Simon Cope and Peter Crouch topped the field in the four-session Silodor Open Pairs. The winners, who won the qualifying round on Thursday, scored 52.34% in the first final session, and 64.83% to win the event by two-thirds of a board over runners-up Robert Schachter
and Paul Meerschaert of Minnesota.
This is the first NABC title for Brits Cope and Crouch, who have played in only one previous NABC: Las Vegas in 2014, where they finished fifth in the von Zedtwitz Life Master Pairs.
Cope and Crouch have previously won two of the top bridge events in England: the Gold Cup and the Crockford’s Cup.

Runners-up in the Silodor Open Pairs: Paul Meerschaert and Robert Schachter

Cope is a full-time player, and Crouch splits his time between a career in accounting and bridge play, some of which includes coaching for top-level players.
Results here.