The first in a series of three social badminton tournaments took place at Bideford’s Atlantic Racquet Centre on Sunday.

The first in a series of social badminton tournaments took place at Atlantic Raquet Centre.The first in a series of social badminton tournaments took place at Atlantic Raquet Centre.

There were 20 competitors across the men's women's and mixed events in the competition, which has been coordinated by Bideford Community Badminton Network.

There were two titles for Bideford 24-year-old Harminder Chaggor on the day. He partnered up with Mark Nesbitt, with the pair picking up four wins on the way to the final, where they beat Edgehill Badminton Club's Paul Cook and Bradley Cloutman 21-18.

Chaggor took the mixed title with Northam's Alison Widdicombe, with the pair beating Karen Morris and Paul Cook 21-12 in the final.

Morris and daugter Emma Champion won the women's doubles tournament, going undefeated.

Harminder Chaggor and Mark Nesbitt were the men's doubles winners.Harminder Chaggor and Mark Nesbitt were the men's doubles winners.

The battle for runners up spot resulted in a three-way tie and a points countback going in the favour of Catherine Andrews and Julie Souch.

Karen Morris and Emma Champion were the women's doubles winners.Karen Morris and Emma Champion were the women's doubles winners.

Paul Cook and Bradley Cloutman were the runners up in the men's tournament.Paul Cook and Bradley Cloutman were the runners up in the men's tournament.

Julie Souch and Catherine Andrews were runners up in the women's tournament.Julie Souch and Catherine Andrews were runners up in the women's tournament.