Two small events have been held earlier in April in Australia.
In Perth, five players competed in a group format and Alan Kimber finished on top of the table after defeating Taw Yew Loy in the decisive game.
Final ranking: 1. Alan Kimber ; 2. Tan Yew Loy ; 3. Brian Pearson ; 4. Chris Thorn ; 5. Noel Mani.
In Brisbane, the local group finally managed to meet again with just 4 players turning up. Players met in home and away fixtures and Giuseppe tardiota was on top of the table while kevin Halliday was runner-up.
Final table: 1. Giuseppe Tardiota ; 2. Kevin Halliday ; 3. Gareth Whalley ; 4. Wayne Miller.