Devizes Bridge Club
 
Master Point Promotions

Well done to the following recent Masterpoint promotions

September 2017

Emma Scarisbrick  promotion to Advanced Master

August 2017

Peter Brunskill promotion to 1* Master

Mo Hill promotion to 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.

 
Welcome to Devizes Bridge Club
Devizes at the Heart of Wiltshire
Devizes at the Heart of Wiltshire
WCBA Non-Expert Teams of Four - Result
Well done to Lucy Cross, Chaz Cross, Anne Rogan and Pete Webb with 154 VP's, winners of the Non-Expert Teams of Four played at the Bowls Club, Devizes on Sunday, 19 November.
Children in Need Charity Sim Pairs - Played Wednesday, 15 November 2017
 
The CinN Sim Pairs were played by 1739 pairs playing at 101 clubs in five countries.
Well done to Rosemary and Pete 166th with 59.90%
Lucy and Chaz 213th with 58.57%
Valda and Flocky 351st with 56.22%
Andy Hill and Philip Bennett 389th with 55.63%
 
 
Devizes BC Christmas Party 2017
Devizes BC Christmas Party 2017
We are now collecting for our Christmas Party which will be held at the Nursteed Centre on Friday, 08 December
The cost remains the same as last year at £12.50/member
There will be a form in each table money envelope so please use this on club nights to pay for your ticket.
REMEMBER -  you don't need a partner to enjoy the Chritmas Party.  Just turn up and enjoy the evening.
The format will be the same as last year with welcome drinks served at 6:30 followed by dinner
Fun bridge will take place after dinner when there will be numerous spot prizes, etc.
Annual Prize giving will take place at the end of the evening
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'

Success for Devizes Pairs at WCBA Open Pairs Event

Well done to the following Devizes BC Pairs in the first County Event of the season.

2nd - Peter Brunskill and John Hadfield with 57.75%

3rd - Anne Rogan and Pete Webb with 55.26%

British Autumn Sim Pairs - 04 October 17
 
 
43 Clubs and 720 pairs took part nationally
Well done Bryan Willis and Peter Goldson 84th with 58.62%
David Cooke and Bob McMurray 91st with 58.24%
Rosemary Fussell and Pete Webb 107th with 57.57%
Macmillan Cancer Support Charity

  Thanks so much to everyone who supported Emma in her fundraising on Friday.  

She raised a total of £75 which will go to a great charity.

Well done Emma and thanks for the lovely cakes!

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

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%)

Wiltshire Leagues 2016/17

Vic Holden, Roger Wilmott, Mark Sheppard and Philip Bennett came 5th from 10 teams in the Premier League with 89VP's

Peter Webb, Anne Rogan, Rosemary Fussell, Frances Ind, Peter Brunskill and John Hadfield came 5th from 10 teams in League 1 with 98VP's

Robin and Ann Baker, Chaz and Lucy Cross, Bryan Willis and Peter Goldson came 2nd from nine teams in League 2 with 112 VP's

Chairman's Cup 2017 

Janet Wright and Mike Smith with an adjusted score of 60.61% 

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%

AGM
2017 AGM   The Chairman's and Treasurer's Reports and the Income and Expenditure Final Account can be viewed under "Information"
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
What's on this week?

CinN Sim Pairs - Wednesday 15 November

Duplicate Pairs -  Friday 17 November 

Need a Partner?  Click on 'Information' on the left.
Forthcoming Events

CinN Sim Pairs - Wednesday 15 November

Club Championships #8 - Wednesday 29 November 

Christmas Party

Friday 08 December

Results
Fri 17th Nov 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre
Director: Anne Rogan
Scorer: Robin Baker
Wed 15th Nov 2017
Children in Need Sims
St Andrews
Director: Peter Webb
Scorer: Rosemary Fussell
Fri 10th Nov 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre
Director: Robin Baker
Scorer: Lucy Cross
Wed 8th Nov 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews
Director: Gerry McAinsh
Scorer: Rosemary Fussell
Fri 3rd Nov 2017
Teams of 4 : #4
Nursteed Centre
Director: Ken Walsby
Scorer: Peter Webb
Wed 1st Nov 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews
Director: Gerry McAinsh
Scorer: Lucy Cross
Calendar
22nd Nov 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Ken Walsby
Scorer: Peter Webb
24th Nov 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Gerry McAinsh
Scorer: Jim Shore
29th Nov 2017
Club Championships #8
St Andrews 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Peter Webb
Scorer: Robin Baker
1st Dec 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Robin Baker
Scorer: Rosemary Fussell
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
What's on this week?

CinN Sim Pairs - Wednesday 15 November

Duplicate Pairs -  Friday 17 November 

Need a Partner?  Click on 'Information' on the left.
Forthcoming Events

CinN Sim Pairs - Wednesday 15 November

Club Championships #8 - Wednesday 29 November 

Christmas Party

Friday 08 December

Results
Fri 17th Nov 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre
Director: Anne Rogan
Scorer: Robin Baker
Wed 15th Nov 2017
Children in Need Sims
St Andrews
Director: Peter Webb
Scorer: Rosemary Fussell
Fri 10th Nov 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre
Director: Robin Baker
Scorer: Lucy Cross
Wed 8th Nov 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews
Director: Gerry McAinsh
Scorer: Rosemary Fussell
Fri 3rd Nov 2017
Teams of 4 : #4
Nursteed Centre
Director: Ken Walsby
Scorer: Peter Webb
Wed 1st Nov 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews
Director: Gerry McAinsh
Scorer: Lucy Cross
Calendar
22nd Nov 2017
Club Pairs
St Andrews 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Ken Walsby
Scorer: Peter Webb
24th Nov 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Gerry McAinsh
Scorer: Jim Shore
29th Nov 2017
Club Championships #8
St Andrews 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Peter Webb
Scorer: Robin Baker
1st Dec 2017
Club Pairs
Nursteed Centre 7.00pm
Please arrive and be seated by 6:45pm prompt.
Director: Robin Baker
Scorer: Rosemary Fussell