This Week's Director's Tip
At the end of the auction, whoever is on lead, must make their lead BEFORE entering the contract on their scorecard or into the BridgeMate.
Master Point Promotions

Well done to the following recent Masterpoint promotions

November 2018
Francis Ind to 1* Premier Regional Master
C  haz Cross  to 5*Premier Master
Lucy Cross to 2* Premier Master
Bryan Willis to Premier Master
Philip Blanshard to Advanced Master
June Goodchap and Janet Thomas  to Master 
 
October 2018
Alastair Spence to Master
 
 
 
Devizes Bridge School
Devizes Bridge School

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. 

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.
Masterpoints and NGS
National Grading Scheme

The NGS provides a fair and trustworthy measure of an individual’s current performance when playing duplicate bridge, which is easy to understand and reflects changes (both up and down) in an individual’s current standard of play.  

To get an overview of what the NGS does click here

To see where you are nationally or what grade your friend is click here

NGS Ratings for DBC Members
2017 2018
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
(Start) December 2018
 
Ace club
Philip Blanshard
 
King
Bob McMurray Philip Howard
 
Queen
Hugh Gross John Hadfield Philip Bennett Vic Holden
 
Jack
Alan Perkins Alastair Spence Anne Rogan Lucy Cross Mark Sheppard
 
Ten
Bryan Willis Chaz Cross Frances Ind Roger Wilmott
 
Nine
Ann Baker Gerry McAinsh Ian Schofield Ken Walsby Peter Goldson
Peter Webb Robin Baker Rosemary Fussell
 
Eight
Helen Holden Janet Thomas June Goodchap Libby Fairhead Peter Brunskill
Rita Wilmott
 
Seven
Andy Hill Anita Contreras Anne Hall Brian Baker David Spens
Emma Scarisbrick Janet Wright Jim Shore John Holford Mike Cripp
Mike Smith Valda Atkins
 
Six
Bob Perkins Diana Jones Elspeth McAinsh Flocky Sanders Jeremy Cross
John Caiger Pete Gibaut
 
Five
Brian Thomas Debbie Caiger Dorothy Trinder Max Easterman Suzanne Wickham
 
Four
Bill Tait Brenda Runnacles Fred Powell Janet Giles Jo Cross
Liz Field Thelma Chapman Vicki Warburton
 
Three
Catharine Wright Nita Martin Shirley Taplin

Updated 1st December 2018