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Future Youth Team for Sri Lanka

36 undergraduates enrolled to learn & play bridge.

17 are engineering undergraduates.

New sessions will start in July 2018

 

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ASIAN GAMES 2018

22 August - 2September 2018

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Bill Hughes Worldwide Tournament - Heat Winners
Bill Hughes Worldwide Tournament - Heat Winners

Dilanjan & Anthea won the Bill Hughes Worldwide Tournament 2018 and was awarded Two Pens, Shields and cash prizes.

Austrian Pair plays at Vajira
Austrian Pair plays at Vajira

Bamberger Johannes who has represented Austria in the World Championship in China with his partner Eva Ippisch played on three days and finished 1st, 3rd & 2nd.

Russians Have Come
Russians Have Come

Pavel & Sofya

Player of the Year - 2017
Player of the Year - 2017

Michael De Zoysa awarded the Player of the Year trophy to Anthea Melanie de Alwis at the annual Christamas Party - 2017, held on 13 December 2017.

Manique De Zoysa Challenge Cup - 2017
Manique De Zoysa Challenge Cup - 2017

Winners

 

Player of the year 2016 - Romesh Bandaranaike
Player of the year 2016 -  Romesh Bandaranaike
Tony Owen playing at Vajira, partnering Hasina
Tony Owen playing at Vajira, partnering Hasina
Margeret Golding Award - Winner for South East Asia
Margeret Golding Award - Winner for South East Asia

Mrs Hemamala Weerasekera of the Inner Wheel Colombo West

was presented with the most prestigous " Margeret Golding Award "

by The International Inner Wheel President, Oluyemisi Alatise for 2016/2017.

World Wide Bridge on 3rd June 2017
World Wide Bridge on 3rd June 2017
Bridge Teachers from Sweden
Bridge Teachers from Sweden
Anthea's Party at The Royal Colombo Golf Club
Anthea's Party at The Royal Colombo Golf Club
Christmas 2016 - Tournament Winners
Christmas 2016 - Tournament Winners

Indu De Silva from UK & Hassina Davoodbhoy won the Christmas Bridge Tournament on 20th December 2016.

Dipti Kotian playing her first tournament, finishing fourth.
Dipti Kotian playing her first tournament, finishing fourth.
Nadika & Chaya playing in their first Bridge Tournament
Nadika & Chaya playing in their first Bridge Tournament
Welcome to Vajira Bridge Center

We are at 141 Vajira Road, Colombo 5.

 We have classes daily and tournaments on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Weekends.

General Information
General Information

 

General Information

Vajira Bridge Center is a friendly Bridge Club which meets for duplicate bridge on a Tuesday & Saturday mornings at 9.30am and Sunday afternoon at 2.30 pm.

We play at 141 Vajira Road Colombo 05.

We have bridge games daily from 9.30 am -  See Calendar for all events.

The Club provides refreshments - tea, coffee,  and biscuits.

Visitors are always welcome whatever their standard and partners will be found. 

Vajira Bridge Center is now affiliated to the Bridge Federation of Sri Lanka, the players are now entitled for master points.

To navigate this site, use the menu on the left, or you can click on the words in red above, for specific information.

 

Rex Perera Challenge Cup - Winners 2018
Rex Perera Challenge Cup - Winners 2018

The winners were: Romesh Bandaranaike & Lucky Fernandez

Best Mixed Pair: Dilanja Soysa & Anthea De Alwis

Best Ladies Pair: Shiranee De Silva & Sharon Rajendra

The Bridge Tournament was sponsored by Cyniq Global & Galle Face Hotel

and was held at the Galle Face Hotel on 8 July 2018

ASIA CUP - 2018 - GOA India
ASIA CUP - 2018   -    GOA India
Weekend Bridge @ The Hill Club - 2018 Group
Weekend Bridge @ The Hill Club - 2018 Group
Dinner @ the Hill Club - 2018
Dinner @ the Hill Club - 2018
Hill Club
Hill Club
VBC at the Gold Coast 2018
VBC at the Gold Coast 2018
GOLD COAST - 2018
GOLD COAST - 2018

The 5th Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships and the 57th annual Gold Coast Bridge Congress was held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Center, which is a world class facility, befitting these prestigious tournaments.

TUESDAY GROUP WINNERS - Annual Pairs 2017
TUESDAY GROUP WINNERS - Annual Pairs 2017

TUESDAY GROUP WINNERS

at the annual pairs bridge championship

Winners: Yaswant Amaratunga & Shihan Pieris

Runners up tied: Nadika Madanayaka & Chhaya Beiling with M.P.Silva & the Canadian

Highest master points from the Tuesday Group for 2017 - Chitrani Buell

Highest master points from the students Group for 2017 - Nadika Madanayaka

Manique's Challenge Trophy - 2017
Manique's Challenge Trophy - 2017

Manique with 

Lalith & Pamela -winners

Rex & Kumar - Runners up

Janani & Charika

JANANI & MALINI
JANANI & MALINI
BRIDGE LESSONS at VAJIRA BRIDGE CENTER
BRIDGE LESSONS at VAJIRA BRIDGE CENTER
At Lunch with some of the new players - May 2017
At Lunch with some of the new players - May 2017
Weekend Bridge at the Hill Club 2017 Group
Weekend Bridge at the Hill Club 2017 Group
At Dinner - Hill Club
At Dinner - Hill Club
Mothers Day Cake
Mothers Day Cake
GAME OF BRIDGE FOR YOUTH
GAME OF BRIDGE FOR YOUTH
LANKA LIONS -2nd Runners Up - SEAB 2016 Swiss - Singapore
LANKA LIONS -2nd Runners Up - SEAB 2016 Swiss - Singapore

2nd Runners Up at the South East Asian Bridge Championship 2016 in Singapore

Anthea(Zebra) - Lalith Ghanlath (Capt.) - Dilanjan Soysa - Lucky Fernandez

With the Bronze Medals

Farewell to Girija
Farewell to Girija

Girija Sinha wife of Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka played her last Bridge Tournament with Bahvya Udeshi at the Vajira Bridge Center prior to leaving Sri Lanka.

Beijing China - Worldwide Bridge Championship - 2016
Beijing China - Worldwide Bridge Championship - 2016

Asoka, Anthea & Rex with the President of the World Bridge Federation in Beijing, China during the Worldwide Bridge Championship -2016.

A Sunday Bridge Tournament at VAJIRA
A Sunday Bridge Tournament at VAJIRA
Vajira Bridge Center members at the Hill Club
Vajira Bridge Center members at the Hill Club

Some members of the VAJIRA BRIDGE CENTER made a weekend excursion to the Hill Capital of Sri Lanka to play bridge. Players from Turkey and India too joined in some of the activities.

At the Grand Hotel
At the Grand Hotel
Weekend Excursion to Madagama by the Bolgoda Lake- Ganga Addara!
Weekend Excursion to Madagama by the Bolgoda Lake- Ganga Addara!

 Sukumalie Wannakuwatte a regular bridge player at the Vajira Bridge Center has invited a group of bridge players who are regulars at the Vajira Bridge Center for a day outing to her holiday home in Madagama which is by the scenic Bolgoda Lake for Bridge games and lunch. 

Two Pairs events were held in the morning and afternoon: Both were won by Rex & Asoka J.

Brian & Sharyn from New Zealand plays at the Vajira Bridge Center while on holiday.
Brian & Sharyn from New Zealand plays at the Vajira Bridge Center while on holiday.
Multiform Trophy Winners
Multiform Trophy Winners

The annual championship event 'MULTIFORM Trophy'  of the Bridge federation of Sri Lanka was won by the team consists of : Sukumalie Wanakkuwatte (Sukka), Sucharita Ratnatunga (Suchi), Saro Kadiragarmar, Vatsala & Mahes  & Bhavya Udeshi. 

LESSONS

Beginners Lessons

If you're interested in learning

or improving your Bridge

Please contact Rex at 077 7514189

or Email: rexperera@hotmail.com

BRIDGE LESSONS
BRIDGE LESSONS

Beginners lessons daily at 9.30am except on Tuesdays and weekends.

 

Intermediate lessons  daily from 3.00pm for the Tuesday Tournament players except during the weekends.

 

Calendar
18th September 2018
Tuesday Bridge
Vajira 9.15
Director: Rex
22nd September 2018
Saturday Bridge
Vajira Bridge Center 9.15am
Director: Rex
23rd September 2018
Sunday Bridge
Vajira Bridge Center 2.30pm
Director: Rex
Results
Tuesday Pairs
Director: Rex Perera
Scorer: Rex Perera
Sunday Pairs
Director: Rex Perera
Scorer: Rex Perera
Saturday Pairs
Director: Rex Perera
Scorer: Rex Perera