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Interview with Alan Morrison & John Berryman

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to adjudicators Alan Morrison and John Berryman at the conclusion of the First Section contest at Bradford.

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4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to adjudicators Alan Morrison and John Berryman at the conclusion of the First Section contest at the Yorkshire Regional Championships in Bradford.

Alan and John talk through the test piece, 'Mountain Views' and state where they felt it was won and lost.

A full news report on the contest can be found at:


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