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Bridge lessons and practice sessions

The Deva Bridge Club provides many opportunities for players to learn to play bridge or to improve their game including beginners lessons, improvers lessons, supervised play sessions and gentle duplicate.

For more details click on Lessons and Practice Sessions in the menu.

You can also check the calendar to see dates and times. (Lessons and practice sessions are shown in green.)

New to the Deva?

For details of our programme of lessons, pairs sessions, teams league, supervised social play, gentle duplicate and rubber bridge click on information in the menu above this message.

Deva Bridge Club Ltd

Deva Bridge Club Ltd is a company limited by guarantee number 8645380 registered in England & Wales, registered office:

Deva Bridge Club
WI Hall
Village Road
CH3 7AS.

The club is affilated to the English Bridge Union and to Merseyside & Cheshire Bridge Association.

Host replacements reminder

If you volunteer to act as host (for which, of course, many thanks!) but find that you are unable to fulfil your commitment please can you:

  1. Attempt find a replacement or do a swap
  2. If you are unable to organise a replacement, contact one of the hosting team (Clare Blake, Susan Haywood, Annie Mead or Sheena Parker).

A copy of the club's hosting procedures is on the wall next to the host list and can also be found on the website under Host Systen Explained in the menu.

Eric Howarth Cup

The Eric Howarth Cup is a green-pointed Swiss teams county event. It will be held at the Deva on Sunday 8th March.

Click here for details or contact Laurence Stone.

EBU Masters Pairs

The Deva Bridge Club is holding a heat of the EBU's Masters Pairs event on Sunday 1 March (11:30 start).  The heat is open to non-Deva players as well as to Deva members.

This is a simultaneous pairs event open to players ranked below Regional Master. It is a great opportunity for less experienced players to compete in a Green Point event scored nationally across mutliple venues.  

Please register interest in advance by email (  Further details of Deva's heat are available here (webpage) or here (.pdf file) and of the overall competition here (EBU website).

It's a clean sweep!

Yes, the 2020 Chester Congress ended in a clean sweep for Deva members.

Barry Jones and Bob Pitts followed up Saturday's pairs win by winning Sunday's teams event in tandem with Colin Humphrey (pictured holding the Latham Knox Trophy) and Daniel Miller - a memorable weekend indeed!

    For full results and more information see the relevant page under Competitions in the menu. 

Deva success in Congress pairs

Congratulations to Barry Jones and Bob Pitts who won Saturday's pairs competition in the 2020 Chester Congress.

Here they are presented with their trophies (The Capel Cup) by Club President Russ Whelan.

The runners up and the winners of the consolation competition were also Deva members.

For full results and more information see the relevant page under Competitions in the menu.

Fri 21st February 2020
Deva Committee Meeting
9.30 am
Fri 21st February 2020
Rubber Bridge
12.45 - 5 pm
Director: Rosemary Griffiths
Fri 21st February 2020
Friday improvers: The Jacoby convention
7 pm
Teacher: Philip Waring
Sat 22nd February 2020
Fearn Cup - Round 6
7 pm
Director: John Dawe
Mon 24th February 2020
Supervised Social Play
1.15 pm
Volunteer helper(s): Norma Miles and Lilian Hobbs
Mon 24th February 2020
Monday Pairs
7 pm
Director: David Smith
Host: Sally Banks
Tue 25th February 2020
Tuesday Simple Systems
10 am
Thursday Pairs
Director: Clare Blake
Host: Bill Davies
Wednesday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Mike Pateman/Miles Arnot
Host: Simon Anderson
Deva-Sens-Lorrach Sim Pairs
Tuesday Simple Systems
Tuesday Pairs
Director: Nick Mayfield
Host: John Dawe
Monday Pairs
Director: Jean Stelfox
Host: Annie Mead