This Week's Director's Tip
At the end of the auction, whoever is on lead, must make their lead BEFORE entering the contract on their scorecard or into the BridgeMate.
Master Point Promotions

Well done to the following recent Masterpoint promotions

April 2019
Philip Meats to 2* Regional Master
Bryan Willis to 1* Premier Master
Alastair Spence to Premier Master
March 2019
Alan Perkins to 1* Regional Master
Devizes Bridge School
Devizes Bridge School

Do you live in the Devizes area?

Would you like to learn how to play Bridge or have you played Bridge or similar card games before and would like to improve?

A Fast-Track Bridge Course is starting on 26 February in Devizes.

Please click on 'Bridge Tuition' on the menu above for more details or to contact Chaz and Lucy Cross to discuss your requirements.

Masterpoints and NGS
National Grading Scheme

The NGS provides a fair and trustworthy measure of an individual’s current performance when playing duplicate bridge, which is easy to understand and reflects changes (both up and down) in an individual’s current standard of play.  

To get an overview of what the NGS does click here

To see where you are nationally or what grade your friend is click here

NGS Ratings for DBC Members
2018 2019
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
(Start) July 2019
Ace club
Philip Blanshard Philip Meats
Bob McMurray Philip Howard
Alastair Spence Bryan Willis Hugh Gross Mark Sheppard Vic Holden
John Hadfield
Chaz Cross Ken Walsby Lucy Cross Philip Bennett Robin Baker
Rosemary Fussell
Alan Perkins Ann Baker Anne Rogan Frances Ind Gerry McAinsh
Peter Brunskill Peter Goldson Peter Webb Roger Wilmott
David Spens Ian Schofield Libby Fairhead Mike Smith Mo Hill
Andy Hill Anita Contreras Anne Hall Bob Perkins Brian Baker
Dorothy Trinder Helen Holden Janet Thomas Janet Wright Jeremy Cross
Jim Shore June Goodchap Mike Cripp Rita Wilmott Valda Atkins
Debbie Caiger Diana Jones Elspeth McAinsh Flocky Sanders John Caiger
John Holford Max Easterman Pete Gibaut
Bill Tait Brenda Runnacles Brian Thomas Emma Scarisbrick Liz Field
Suzanne Wickham
Fred Powell Jackie Colman Janet Giles Jo Cross Richard Colman
Vicki Warburton
Nita Martin Shirley Taplin Thelma Chapman
Catharine Wright

Updated 1st July 2019