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One of the Best Florida Bridge Clubs

Located in Vero Beach Florida, the Vero Beach Bridge Center is a member-owned bridge club. We host daily bridge games, duplicate bridge tournaments, bridge classes for all levels,  celebrity speakers, and student games for new players which are all sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League. In fact, the size of our club allows us to hold many restricted games for up and coming players, no need to swim with the sharks! 
Pre-dealt boards for pair games mean no shuffling and hand records are available after each game, whether for the daily bridge play or on-site duplicate bridge tournaments. The use of Bridgemate II allows results to be ready immediately following the game.
We have one of the best duplicate bridge clubs in Florida, if not the nation.

New Score Sheet
New Score Sheet

Convention Card filled out already? Just need a score sheet? Grab one of our new two-sided Bridge Buddy score sheets. You'll love the layout and by using it twice you'll help your club save money.

Full Disclosure
Duplicate Bridge is a game of full disclosure. Please have two completed convention cards on the table and announce and alert bids appropriately.  VBBC enforces the Zero Tolerance Policy for unacceptable behavior.  The policy is to create a much more pleasant atmosphere in our games and to attempt to eradicate unacceptable behavior in order to make the game of bridge more enjoyable for all.
The Bridgewebs App for the Apple iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch is now available.
If you like to use our website, want to access it when you are "on the go" and own one of the above devices you may wish to click on this story. The link will take you to an overview of the features of a bridgewebs app. If you like what you read, use the link on the lower left of that page to go to iTunes store.

Recent Updates
Vero Beach Bridge Center
Oct 19, 2014 21:42 EDT
Bridge Gazette
Oct 17, 2014 12:06 EDT
September 2014 minutes.pdf
Oct 17, 2014 12:03 EDT
2014 October Gazette.pdf
Oct 17, 2014 12:01 EDT
October 2014.pdf
Oct 17, 2014 11:51 EDT
Bidding Review
Bidding Review

The Wednesday, Oct 22 Bidding Review will begin at 9:30.  Ron will cover Opener's Rebids/Reverses.    Please join us with or without a partner.   No reservations necessary.

Members are encouraged to tell their friends about this opportunity.  Bidding Review Flyers can be picked up at the club.

Last updated : Oct 16, 2014 13:56 EDT
Coming Up
Coming Up


 

Monday, October 20 _ Eleanor Baum's 99th Birthday Celebration.   Fabulous lunch, gala event and Extra Points.  This will be an Upgraded Club Championship with Extra Points.

Friday, October 24 is a Club Appreciation Game.   Extra Points Open Pairs Game beginning at 1 P.M.   Extra Points at 9 AM for the 0-299ers.

 

Last updated : Oct 19, 2014 21:42 EDT
Indian River Shores Game Resumes

 

The 9 AM Student Game at Indian River Shores begins on November 18.  We will offer this student game throughout the Season on Tuesday mornings.  Jamie Portell directs.  The afternoon Open Pairs Game begins this coming Tuesday at 12:45 PM.

Last updated : Oct 16, 2014 12:34 EDT
VBBC is Number 8 in North America for 2013!
VBBC is Number 8 in North America for 2013!
Last updated : Apr 16, 2014 12:05 EDT
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Friday Morning Student Game

The Friday morning student game begins at 9 AM for those with less than 20 masterpoints.  We offer a brief mini-lesson followed by play.  Please join us!

Email: verobridgeclub@comcast.net

Phone: (772) 562-3008

Partnership Help - Click Here

FOR PARTNERSHIP ASSISTANCE IN OPEN GAMES,
CALL GAIL PARTENHEIMER
234-6200.

FOR PARTNERSHIP ASSISTANCE IN THE
LIMITED GAMES (0-99;0-299;0-499)

CALL 562-3008.

LINK TO COMMON GAME SITE

LINK TO COMMON GAME HAND ANALYSIS

Game Stratification, ACBL Rank Changes, & Card Sharks

Stratification for Open Pair Games* 

 0 - 1000        = C
1001 - 2500  = B
2501+           = A

Stratification for Swiss Team Events*

0 - 750       = C
751 - 2000 = B
2001+        =  A

*Stratification adjustments may be made (based on attendance) at game director's discretion.




                            Card Sharks for September 2014

0 - 5                              Myrna & Thomas Rooney

6 - 20                            Frank Dalessandro

21 - 50                          Sid Hyder

51 - 100                        Bob Thompson

101 - 200                      Brenda McDonald

201 - 300                      Boots Van Nostrand

301 - 400                      Diana Thompson

401 - 500                      Sandra Gross

501 - 750                      Jan Rusu

751 - 1000                    Hazel Lacks

1001 - 2500                  Bob Flynn

2501 +                          Debbie Drury

September Rank Changes
Congratulations to the following VBBC members who have achieved a new ACBL Rank!

Junior Master:         David Nocar and Hugh Rosaaen

Club Master:           Daley Coulter, Mary Peters, William Speir, Carl Wenzel

Sectional Master:     Bill Stewart

Regional Master:      Robert Fetter, John Hagood, Barbara Harty and Holly Thomas

NABC Master:        JoAnne Machette

Advanced NABC Master:    Gloria Sinni

 

 

 

 

Tuesday Evening Game Closed for Season

The Tuesday Evening Game will resume in January 2015.

We are looking for a way make this game wildly successful next year, please share your ideas with Martha.

 

Indian River Shores Games

 
The Indian River Shores games will resume this fall.  Please contact Winnie, 569-3130, or email her, evan7571@bellsouth.net, for reservations for the stratified Open pairs game on October 7.
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0 - 20 Student Game will resume  November 18.

 

Help Our Cashiers
Help Our Cashiers

GET BRIDGE BUCKS! 
NO WORRIES ABOUT HAVING THE
CORRECT CHANGE OR WAITING IN LINE! 
WORKS LIKE A PRE-PAID ATM CARD. 
IF YOU DON'T HAVE BRIDGE BUCKS, OUR CASHIERS APPRECIATE
YOU HAVING YOUR MONEY OUT AND READY TO BUY YOUR ENTRY.

 

Upcoming Team Games

Upcoming Team Games are highlighted below.
Full calendar on navigation bar.

Results
Sun Oct 19, 2014
Open and 499 Swiss Teams
Director: Betty
Sat Oct 18, 2014
Open Pairs
Director: Jean
Fri Oct 17, 2014
0-20 Pairs
Director: Jamie Portell
Fri Oct 17, 2014
299er Stratified Pairs
Director: Jane
Fri Oct 17, 2014
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Griffey
Thu Oct 16, 2014
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jack Wilson
Wed Oct 15, 2014
499er Stratified Pairs
Director: Jane
Wed Oct 15, 2014
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Toril
Tue Oct 14, 2014
199er Stratified Pairs
Director: Wilson
Tue Oct 14, 2014
Indian River Shores
Director: Winnie
Tue Oct 14, 2014
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Wilson
Mon Oct 13, 2014
299er Stratified Pairs
Director: Bud
Mon Oct 13, 2014
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Griffey
Sun Oct 12, 2014
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jean
Sat Oct 11, 2014
Open Pairs
Director: Jean
Fri Oct 10, 2014
299er Stratified Pairs
Director: Wilson
Fri Oct 10, 2014
0-20 Pairs
Director: Martha
Fri Oct 10, 2014
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Betty
Thu Oct 9, 2014
499er Stratified Pairs
Director: Griffey
Thu Oct 9, 2014
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Griffey
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