December 1910

ADP racquetA look at the December 1910 Badminton Gazette tells us that the problems connected with dummy entries in tournaments are still being discussed.

Arrangements are in hand for competitors who would like to play in the Dieppe tournament on December 15th to 18th December.

The way of deciding how to score American Tournaments is discussed as there is no official ruling at present and clubs are free to count games or points. An example is quoted where seven pairs played to 21 points with handicaps ranging from owing 20 to receiving 17 – the +17 pair did not win a game, but came first on points having won 20 aces but their total included the 17 points with which they started in each game.

A report on the club championships of the Alexandra Palace is included.

There is a short article on Miss V I Todd who is prominent in Scottish badminton and a longer article on Albert Davis Prebble. There are notes from Scotland.

A badminton club has been set up in Kilowna in British Columbia.

Two pages are devoted to tournament prospects, and elsewhere is an article on league tpopics.
H.S. Uber is noted as a most promising player.

Match reports contain results from the London League, and also some other club matches.
J. and S. Sheffield advertise the A.D.P. racket – these are Albert Prebble’s initials, many manufacturers used famous players initials to name and promote new models.