Need a partner? Contact Marilyn Dalton at (506) 847 4363
Welcome to the website for the Valley Duplicate Bridge Club. We play every Friday night at 7 PM at Saint David's United Church, 7 Gondola Point Road, Rothesay NB. All bridge players welcome!
The Valley Duplicate Bridge Club is sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League. We are part of Unit 230 (New Brunswick/Prince Edward Island) in District 1 (Eastern Canada).
A play problem. South is in 4 spades (opponents did not bid). What is the best line of play to make the maximum tricks available? (assume a diamond lead and that trumps will split 3-1) Send your answers to email@example.com
♠ Q J 10 7 4
♥ 8 5 3 2
♣ J 7 4
♠ A K 9 6
♥ A Q 10 4
♦ J 7
♣ A K Q
Congratulations to Mike Reinhart on achieving Life Master! Mike and teammates Bette Doherty, Connor Havens, and Cindy Havens won the BC Swiss Teams at CAN-AT on July 7 to put him over the top.
Results: June 29 NAP qualifier - North/South: 1. Bill Springer and Judy Hare 2. Linda Cobham and Gerry Laflamme 3. Marie Burchill and Darlene Hayward. East/West: 1. Donna and John Steeves. 2. Dianne Banks and Brenda O'Leary 3. Frank Ashe and Barry Budge Overall: 1. Donna and John Steeves 2. Bill Springer and Judy Hare. 3. Linda Cobham and Gerry Laflamme
Results: June 22 The Longest Day - North/South: 1. Linda Cobham and Gerry Laflamme 2. Ed and Pat Kaine 3. Marilyn Dalton and David Robertson. East/West: 1. Barb Riley and Judy Braman. 2. Ron Duplisea and Edward Hynes 3. Muriel Flood and June Adair. Overall: 1. Linda Cobham and Gerry Laflamme 2. Ed and Pat Kaine. 3. Barb Riley and Judy Braman.
Here is a list of special games and other dates to note coming up:
July 20 - NAP (North American Pairs) qualifier. Upgraded masterpoints: 50/50 red and black at 81.8% sectional rating. What is the NAP? More info at this link: http://www.acbl.org/clubs_page/special-events/special-events-information/#nap
July 27 - no game as Loyalist sectional is on that weekend
August 17 - NAP qualifier
September 14 - club championship
October 19 - AGM and Club appreciation game
Dec 14 - (tentative) Christmas event & club championship
Other special games are TBD
News items will first appear here and then after a few days will be moved to the Valley Duplicate News Page (see link on left hand side of this page) or select this link: https://www.bridgewebs.com/cgi-bin/bwom/bw.cgi?club=valley&pid=display_news&sessid=516797208694005 or other location if appropriate.
Saint John Loyalist Sectional 2018 - July 27 -29. Quispamsis Civic Centre. 12 Civic Dr. Quispamsis NB.
Link to flyer: Saint John Sectional 2018
Upcoming tournaments in the Maritimes:
Cape Breton Sectional August 24 - 26 2018. Location: Victoria Park Armories, 4 Garrison Rd. Sydney, N.S. B1P7G9
Link to Flyer: Cape Breton Sectional.pdf
Moncton Fall Sectional September 7 - 9 2018. Location: Four Points Sheraton, 40 Lady Ada Boulevard
Link to Flyer: Moncton Fall Sectional
Annapolis Valley Sectional September 28 - 30 2018. Location: Louis Millet Community Complex 9489 Commercial St. New Minas, NS, B4R 0A2
Link to Flyer: New Minas Sectional.pdf
Spud Island Sectional October 14 - 16 2018. Location: Courtyard at Rodd Royalty, 14 Capital Dr, Charlottetown PE C1E 1E7
Link to Flyer: Spud Island Sectional 2018.pdf
Halifax Fall Sectional November 16 -18 2018. Location: Mount St Vincent University - Rosaria Student Centre
Other duplicate bridge games in the area: Tuesday 7 PM Assumption Center 721 Chapel St., Saint John NB E2M 2K3
Thursday 1 PM Assumption Center 721 Chapel St., Saint John NB E2M 2K3. For both games, contact Ron Duplisea (506) 763 2150.
Results now show makeable contracts. If you click on Travellers, the makeable contracts are displayed with the hand records.
Results - all results from September 23, 2016 to date are now available. Since July 14, the results include hand records! The links to the three latest are in the lower right hand side of this page. Click on the date to take you to the results for that evening, or you can click on Results in the left hand column, then select Results Calendar which takes you to all the past results. To see the results for a particular game, click on the game description e.g. for July 14 click on Open Pairs (8 tables). Then to look at the summary including Hand records, click on Travellers. Click on Play it Again to see what contracts could be made and to replay the hand.
Learning center - this section will have short writeups on various aspects of bridge. Latest entry: More Special Games. Contributions welcome!
July 20 - NAP qualifier Open pairs 7 PM St. David's
July 27-29, 2018! Link to flyer: Saint John Sectional 2018
Friday, July 27
1:00 pm; Stratified Open Pairs
7:00 pm; Stratified Open Pairs
Saturday, July 28
10:00 am; Stratiflighted Open Pairs (1st session)
3:00 pm; Stratiflighted Open Pairs (2nd session)
Sunday, July 29
10:00 am Stratiflighted Swiss Teams (Pizza Lunch Provided)
2 session play-through with a short break after 3rd round