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 have you played Bridge or similar card games before and would like to improve?
A Fast-Track Bridge Course is starting on 26 February in Devizes.
Please click on 'Bridge Tuition' on the menu above for more details or to contact Chaz and Lucy Cross to discuss your requirements.
Well done to Janet and Brian Thomas along with Jackie and Richard Colman in winning the handicap Teams of Four Event on Friday, 22 march with a score of +35 IMPs. They each win free entry to their next Devizes BC evening.
Devizes Bridge Club is pleased to advise that the Bridge Seminars will now start on 20 March
The seminars will be presented by Chaz and Lucy Cross at St Andrews Church Hall. They will be free to Devizes BC members. Non-members are welcome to attend. The cost is £4 which includes an evening's bridge if you have a partner and wish to stay and play after the seminar. The seminars will start at 5.45pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. Topics to be covered are:
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 to Anne Rogan and Pete Webb in coming 3rd with 59.82% against 29 other pairs in the WCBA Mixed Pairs event held at the Bowls Club on Sunday, 17 February 2019
Also to Bryan Willis and Julia Charlton in a very creditable 5th place with 55.89%
In 1st place were Pat Davies and Keith Williamson with 64.73%
Congratulations to Brian and Fred in winning the Chairman's Cup by a very impressive 8%
Robin and Ann were in 2nd place followed closely by Ken and Flocky
Well done to Robin and Ann Baker in getting a very creditable score in the Final of the Championship Pairs held at the Bowls Club on Sunday, 03 February.
They came 6th with 51.73% from a field of 12 after qualifying for the final last December when they came 4th from a field of 30 pairs.
Taf Anthias and Pat Davies won the event.
Congratulations to Mike Smith paired with Trowbridge player Ian Lund in coming 1st, with a score of 62.50% in the WCBA Non Expert Pairs played at the Bowls Club, Devizes on Sunday, 20 January 2019.
Well done also to Anne Hall and Ian Schofield in 3rd place with 56.92%
Well done to Philip and Bob, 5th internationally with 67.51% from a field of 290 pairs playing in 19 different clubs in six countries.
Also to Hugh and Philip, 6th with 66.67% and Chaz and Lucy, 21st with 61.25%
WCBA Mixed Pairs - 17 February 19
Anne Rogan and Pete Webb, 3rd with 58.13% against 24 other Pairs
Chairman's Cup 2019
Brian Baker and Fred Powell with an adjusted score of 63.38% after handicaps applied.
WCBA Non Expert Pairs - 20 January 19
Mike Smith paired with Trowbridge player Ian Lund, 1st, with a score of 62.50%
Anne Hall and Ian Schofield, 3rd with 56.92%
Devizes Bridge Club Champion 2018
Bob McMurray with an average of 64.6% (helped by Philip Bennett, Philip Howard and Hugh Gross)
Teams Competition Winner 2018
DBC Most Improved Player 2018
Ladder Winner 2018
2018 Master Point Champions
1st Chaz Cross with 831 Master Points
2nd Lucy Cross with 813 Master Points
3rd Bryan Willis with 761 Master Points
WCBA Championship Pairs Qualifier - 02 December 2018
Robin and Ann Baker 4th with 56.34% against 30 other pairs
Mixed Ability Teams of Four - 18 November 2018
Lucy Cross, Chaz Cross, Anne Rogan and Pete Webb 1st with 88 VP's
WCBA Open Pairs - 23 September 2018
4th - Robin and Ann Baker with 55.98% from a field of 25 pairs
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