Devizes Bridge Club
 
Master Point Promotions
Well done to the following recent Masterpoint promotions
November/December 2016
Mike Cripp promotion to Advanced Master
Elspeth McAinsh promotion to Master
Bryan Willis promotion to District Master
2016 Devizes Bridge Club Master Point Champions

These players earned the most local points in sessions played at Devizes Bridge Club. 

 
Player
MPs
Peter Webb
919

David Cooke

 
860
Philip Bennet
846
Wiltshire Bridge School
Wiltshire Bridge School

Do you live in the Chippenham/Devizes/Trowbridge area?

Would you like to learn how to play Bridge; or do you already play and would like to improve your Bridge?

Bridge classes are available for all levels of Bridge players in Wiltshire

Please click on 'Bridge Tuition' on the menu above for an overview of available courses and workshops

Devizes Bridge Club Library

Please click on the left tab to view a collection of Bridge books available to Club members. 

The collection is held by Pete Webb.  If there's a book you would like to borrow then please let him know, by email, phone or on Club Night and it will be brought along on the next available Club Night.  It will be appreciated if books are returned after a period of about three weeks.

 
Devizes at the Heart of Wiltshire
Devizes at the Heart of Wiltshire
Club Information

We meet twice a week, on Wednesday and Friday evenings

On Wednesday we meet at St Andrews Church Hall (map) and on Friday at the Nursteed Centre (map)

At both venues we start at 7:00pm but please arrive by 6:45pm.  We finish around 10:30pm.

We are affiliated to The English Bridge Union through the Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association.

Boards are Duplimated and the hands and results can be seen on this website after play finishes.  Scoring is by BridgeMates and is displayed at the Club.

We have a break for tea, coffee and biscuits at mid-session.

We operate a Partnering System for members and visitors.  For further details please click on 'information'

AGM
2017 AGM   The Chairman's and Treasurer's Reports and the Income and Expenditure Final Account can be viewed under "Information"
Bridge Teaching

The programme for Bridge lessons is now available on our website.  Please click on Bridge Tuition on the menu on the left.

Teaching is available for all level of players whether you are a Beginner, Improver or play regularly in a Bridge Club.

Lessons are conducted to a very high standard by fully qualified and competent Bridge Teachers and are highly recommended.

Successes over the last 12 months

Non-Expert Teams of Four - February 2017

Julia Charlton and her Team winners with a score of +123 IMPS.

Ian Schofield, Anne Hall, Elspeth and Gerry McAinsh 2nd with +50 IMPS.

 
Non-Expert Pairs - December 2016
Ian Schofield and Anne Hall
Winners with a score of 64.58%
 
Devizes Bridge Club Championships 2016
 
Peter Goldson with and average of 60.11% (helped by Bryan Willis and David Twiner)

Runner up was Bob McMurray with an average of 60.03% (helped by Philip Howard and Frances Ind)
 
Teams Competition Winners 2016
Peter Brunskill and John Hadfield
 
DBC Most Improved Player 2016 

Brian Thomas
 

 
WCBA Mixed Teams - September 2016
Robin and Ann Baker and Chaz and Lucy Cross
Winners with 78 IMPS against the cream of Wiltshire Players
 
EBED Sim Pairs September 2016
Philip Bennett and Mark Sheppard 1st Nationally against 163 other Pairs with a score of 65.46%
 
Wiltshire Leagues 2015/16
Vic Holden, Roger Wilmott, David Cooke and Philip Bennett came 3rd from 10 teams in the Premier League with 123VP's
Peter Webb, Anne Rogan, Rosemary Fussell, Frances Ind, Peter Brunskill and John Hadfield came 3rd from 11 teams in League 1 with 134VP's
 
Wiltshire Championship Pairs final 2016
Bob McMurray and Philip Howard won with a score of 57.48%.
 
Chairman's Cup 2016 
Peter Brunskill and Mark Sheppard won for a second year in succession with a score of 60.21% 
 
Garden Cities - 10 January 2016
The team of  David Cooke, Philip Bennett, Anne Rogan, Pete Webb, Chris Jones, Bob McMurray, Vic Holden and Roger Wilmott 3rd with 84 VP's
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
What's on this week?
Duplicate Pairs - Wednesday 01 March 
Duplicate Pairs - Friday 03 March
Need a Partner?  Click on 'Information' on the left.
Forthcoming Events

AGM and Chairman's Cup - Friday 10 February

Club Championships #2 - Friday 24 March

British Spring Sim Pairs - Wednesday 05 April

Click here for full 2017 DBC Programme

Results
Fri 24th Feb 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Director: Gerry McAinsh
Scorer: Ken Walsby
Wed 22nd Feb 2017
Club Championships #1
St Andrews 7.00pm
Director: Robin Baker
Scorer: Jim Shore
Fri 17th Feb 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Director: Anne Rogan
Scorer: Rosemary Fussell
Wed 15th Feb 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews 7:00pm
Director: Peter Webb
Scorer: Ken Walsby
Fri 10th Feb 2017
AGM and Chairman's Cup
Nursteed Centre 7pm
Director: Peter Webb
Scorer: Jim Shore
Wed 8th Feb 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews 7.00pm
Director: Ken Walsby
Scorer: Pete Webb
Calendar
1st Mar 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Robin Baker
Scorer: Rosemary Fussell
3rd Mar 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Gerry McAinsh
Scorer: Peter Webb
8th Mar 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Ken Walsby
Scorer: Robin Baker
10th Mar 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Anne Rogan
Scorer: Peter Webb
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
What's on this week?
Duplicate Pairs - Wednesday 01 March 
Duplicate Pairs - Friday 03 March
Need a Partner?  Click on 'Information' on the left.
Forthcoming Events

AGM and Chairman's Cup - Friday 10 February

Club Championships #2 - Friday 24 March

British Spring Sim Pairs - Wednesday 05 April

Click here for full 2017 DBC Programme

Results
Fri 24th Feb 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Director: Gerry McAinsh
Scorer: Ken Walsby
Wed 22nd Feb 2017
Club Championships #1
St Andrews 7.00pm
Director: Robin Baker
Scorer: Jim Shore
Fri 17th Feb 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Director: Anne Rogan
Scorer: Rosemary Fussell
Wed 15th Feb 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews 7:00pm
Director: Peter Webb
Scorer: Ken Walsby
Fri 10th Feb 2017
AGM and Chairman's Cup
Nursteed Centre 7pm
Director: Peter Webb
Scorer: Jim Shore
Wed 8th Feb 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews 7.00pm
Director: Ken Walsby
Scorer: Pete Webb
Calendar
1st Mar 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Robin Baker
Scorer: Rosemary Fussell
3rd Mar 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Gerry McAinsh
Scorer: Peter Webb
8th Mar 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Ken Walsby
Scorer: Robin Baker
10th Mar 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Anne Rogan
Scorer: Peter Webb