Well done to the following recent Masterpoint promotions
Do you live in the Devizes area?
Would you like to learn how to play Bridge or do you know anyone who would?
Two new Bridge classes are starting in Devizes shortly.
Please click on 'Bridge Tuition' on the menu above for an overview of available courses.
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'
Well done for a great achievement by Robin and Ann Baker in coming 4th from a field of 30 top County pairs in the annual WCBA Championship Pairs Qualifier on 02 December.
They will now go forward to the Championship Pairs Final in February where they will compete to represent the County in the National Corwen Cup later in 2019.
Congratulations to Hugh Gross and Philip Meats in coming 8th in the Swiss Pairs
Also, to Philip Howard, Dave Latchem playing with Andrew Parkes and Richard Samter in coming 8th in the Swiss Teams.
Well done to Hugh Gross and Bob McMurray in coming 3rd in the Butler Pairs County event on 28 October with a Butler score of +40
The event was won by Brian Johnson and Sue Hands with a Butler Score of +47.
League 3 Winners 2017/18
The Baker team (Robin and Ann Baker, Chaz and Lucy Cross, Peter Goldson and Ian Schofield) won League 3 and promotion back to League 2
WCBA Mixed Teams - 11 March 2018
Robin and Ann Baker with Chaz and Lucy Cross, third with 84VP's
WCBA Championship Pairs Final - 18 February 18
Philip Howard and Bob McMurray =3rd with 53.85% against 13 other pairs
Chairman's Cup 2018
Libby Fairhead and Emma Scarisbrick with an adjusted score of 58.06% after handicaps applied.
WCBA Non Expert Pairs - 04 February 18
Mike Smith and Alistair Spence third with 59.23% against 25 other Pairs
WCBA Mixed Pairs - 21 January 18
Anne Rogan and Pete Webb second with 58.13% against 24 other Pairs
Garden Cities Teams of Eight Qualifier - 07 January 18
The Team of Hugh Gross, Philip Bennett, Mark Sheppard, Bob McMurray, Lucy and Chaz Cross, Anne Rogan and Pete Webb
3rd against eight other top County Teams
2017 Master Point Champions
1st Rosemary Fussell with 798 Master Points
2nd Philip Bennett with 775 Master Points
3rd David Cooke with 724 Master Points
Devizes Bridge Club Championships 2017
with an average of 61.35% (helped by Rosemary Fussell, Peter Goldson, Philip Bennett and Mike Mark SheppardCripp)
Teams Competition Winner 2017
DBC Most Improved Player 2017
WCBA Championship Pairs - 26 November 2017
Gerry McAinsh paired with Trowbridge player Ron King 2nd with a score of 55.25%
Non-Expert Teams of Four - 19 November 2017
Lucy Cross, Chaz Cross, Anne Rogan and Pete Webb 1st with 154 VP's,
WCBA Open Pairs - 08 October 2017
2nd - Peter Brunskill and John Hadfield with 57.75%
3rd - Anne Rogan and Pete Webb with 55.26%
EBED Simultaneous Pairs, 08 September 17
Philip Bennet and Hugh Gross, 1st nationally with a score of 67.40% (70.06%)
David Cooke and Bob McMurray, 2nd nationally with a score of 65.16% (63.89%)
Every club night is Duplicate Pairs except as shown below.