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Welcome to Valley Duplicate Bridge Club
Duplicate Bridge in the Kennebecasis Valley
Duplicate Bridge in the Kennebecasis Valley

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).

Breaking News!

Constitution draft for review and comments: The final draft from the constitution committee is now available for review and comments. It is available at this link: VDBC Constitution draft Jan 2018.docx

Mar 9: Results: North - South: 1. Dianne Banks and Margaret Crothers; 2. David Robertson and Mary Garey; 3. Marilyn Dalton and Reid Parker. East - West:  1. Dave and Darlene Fraser; 2. Burton and Susan Steeves; 3. Lynne Dunn and Ron Duplisea.

Interesting Hands - Added a new section to the web site called Interesting Hands (see menu bar at left), which will have discussions of crazy, frustrating, interesting hands we've encountered along the way. Submissions/suggestions/comments welcome!

Success in the South: Congratulations to Linda Cobham on achieving Diamond Life Master (5000 masterpoints). She reached the milestone at the Saratoga Manatee Regional, where she and Gerry Laflamme won two Swiss Teams events and were second in another!

Mar 2: Results: North - South: 1. Lane Bishop and Sylvia Logan; 2. Marilyn Dalton and Ron Duplisea; 3. Frank Ashe and Kevin Tupper. East - West:  1. Bill Springer and John McCumber; 2. Bette Doherty and Mike Reinhart; 3.  Donna and John Steeves.

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: or other location if appropriate.

Updates and Event Information

St. Paddy's Day Team Game - Moncton NB

10 AM Saturday March 17. Moncton Bridge Club, Riverview NB

Link to flyer: MDBC Saint Paddys Day flyer - Mar. 17 2018.pdf

Saint John Loyalist Sectional 2018 - July 27 -29. Quispamsis Civic Centre. 12 Civic Dr. Quispamsis NB. Link to flyer: Saint John Sectional 2018

We have scheduled March 16 as our Club Championship for this quarter. It has a masterpoint rating of 63.6% sectional-rated black points.

Upcoming tournaments in the Maritimes:

Joe Currie Memorial Sectional - Mar 23-25, 2018 The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, 1515 South Park St. Halifax NS. Bridge rate $ 129.00. Parking passes $ 5.00 available at registration.

Codiac 299er Sectional. April 21-22 2018. Location: Moncton Golf & Country Club, 212 Coverdale Rd, Riverview NB

Link to Flyer: Codiac 299er.pdf

Don Cox Memorial Sectional.  April 27-29 2018. Location: Best Western Plus Glengarry Inn, 150 Willow St. Truro NS

Link to Flyer: Don Cox Sectional.pdf

Lobster City Tournament Sectional. May 18-20 2018. Location: Credit Union Place, 511 Notre Dame St. Summerside PE

Link to Flyer: Lobster City Sectional.pdf

Bridgewater Sectional.   May 25-27 2018. Location: Best Western Hotel, 527 Highway 10, Exit 12, Bridgewater NS.

Canadian Atlantic - Regional  July 2-7 2018. Location: Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites, Halifax NS

Link to Flyer: Can At Regional 2018.pdf

Other duplicate bridge games in the area: Tuesday 7 PM Assumption Center 721 Chapel St., Saint John NB E2M 2K3

Thursday 1 PM Lord Beaverbrook Rink, Main St., Saint John NB E2K 1J4. For both games, contact Ron Duplisea (506) 763 2150.


Updates to Website

Results now show makeable contracts. If you click on Travellers, the makeable contracts are displayed with the hand records.

Upcoming Special games: March 16, 2018 - Club championship. Other special games TBA.

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!


Special Message

March 16 - Club Championship Open pairs 7 PM St. David's

Saint John Sectional

Save the Date! July 27-29, 2018! Link to flyer: Saint John Sectional 2018

23rd March 2018
Open Pairs
St. David's 7:00 PM
Director: Barry Budge
30th March 2018
Open Pairs
St. David's 7:00 PM
Director: Barry Budge
6th April 2018
Open Pairs
St. David's 7:00 PM
Director: Barry Budge
Club Championship Open Pairs
Director: W Barry Budge
Open Pairs
Director: W Barry Budge
Open Pairs
Director: W Barry Budge