ASIA CUP 2018
GOA - INDIA
Three teams from Sri Lanka were invited to play in the Asia Cup - 2018 in Goa, India from 4-10 June 2018.
INVITATIONAL SENIOR A Team, comprising Rex Perera (Capt), H.H.J.Keerthisena, Anthea de Alwis & Dilanjan Soysa won 5 matches out of a total of 11, beating the country teams: Australia, Korea, Chinese Taipei B, India and INV- Senior B.
INVITATIONAL SENIOR B Team, comprising, Romesh Bandaranaike(Capt), Lucky Fernandez, Asoka jayasinghe & Edward Perera won 3 matches, beating the country teams: Indonesia, Chinese Taipei B and Australia.
MEN TEAM, comprising, Y.R.Karunaratne, V.Balakumar, Lalith Ganlath, Bandula Senaweera & Lalith Wijesinghe won 3 matches, beating the country teams: Bangladesh, Japan & Indunesia.
In th pairs event, 5 pairs qualified to play in the finals and Asoka Jayasinghe & Edward Perera did extremely well to finsh 10th out of the total 24 finalists pairs.
Rex & Keerthisena finished with a positive buttler score and finished 34 out of all the 64 pairs that took part in the Seniors category.
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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
Galle Face Hotel
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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.
Pavel & Sofya
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.
-- ASIA CUP 2018 --
3-10 May 2018
At the Marriot Hotel
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.
Indu De Silva from UK & Hassina Davoodbhoy won the Christmas Bridge Tournament on 20th December 2016.
We are at 141 Vajira Road, Colombo 5.
We have classes daily and tournaments on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Weekends.
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.
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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
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
Lalith & Pamela -winners
Rex & Kumar - Runners up
Janani & Charika
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
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.
Asoka, Anthea & Rex with the President of the World Bridge Federation in Beijing, China during the Worldwide Bridge Championship -2016.
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.
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.
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.
If you're interested in learning
or improving your Bridge
Please contact Rex at 077 7514189
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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.