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Board News

The Board of KDBC is holding the AGM on Saturday, September 30. 2023 at 11:30am followed by lunch and a game in the lower hall of the Edith Rankin Church. If you have an item for the agenda please contact any board member or email the club.

Face-to-Face Partners

Looking for a partner in our Monday, Wednesday or Tuesday face-to-face games?

 Write to:


KDBC Sunshine Connection

Bob Fowkes is our Sunshine Connection.  Give us the name of someone you would like us to send a card to and Bob will get it done.   

Welcome to The Bridge Centre
KDBC Annual General Meeting


The Kingston Duplicate Bridge Club, Inc. Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, September 30th at 11:30am in the Lower Hall at Edith Rankin Memorial Church.

The Meeting will be followed by a light lunch and an Upgraded Club Championship pairs game. 
Lunch is free.  Game is $8.

If you have an item for the agenda, please contact any Board member or email the club.


Celebration of Life

Our condolences go out to Jock Devonshire on the passing of his wife. A Celbration of Life will be held on Sunday October 22 from 1-4pm in the Lower Hall of Edith Rankin Memorial Church.

You can find the Obituary at

Upcoming Special Games
Date F2F Online
Sep 25 - Oct 1 Upg Club Championships  - extra Black $8 Regular Games $4
Sat Sep 30 @ 11:30 AGM & Upg CC Pairs Game  - extra Black $8 Regular Games $4
Wed Oct 4 @ 1pm Jane Johnson Club Appreciation TEAM Game
- extra Black & 1 Gold Point $8
Oct 2 - 8 Club Championships - extra Black $8 Regular Games $4
Fri Oct 13 @ 1pm ACBL-Wide Senior Pairs - extra Black $10 Online Game Cancelled
Oct 9 - 15 Club Championships - extra Black $8 Jane Johnson Club Appreciation Week 2X Black $4
Tues Oct 17 6:30pm Erin Berry Rookie (under 100 MP and new to Bridge) Master Game Regular Games $4
Oct 16-22   Regular Games $4
Oct 23 - 29   Regular Games $4


TUESDAY Evening In Person Games


We are moving our Thursday evening F2F games to Tuesday at the Edith Rankin Church for September. There are no more Thursday evening F2F games. The first Tuesday evening game will be September 12th.  Game time is 6:30 in the back of the Sanctuary. Please enter via the front doors of the church.   If you would like to play but need a partner. please email  

Remember that since we have no access to a kitchen in the evenings, you will have to bring your own beverage or water, preferably in a non spillable container.

Weekly Game Schedule


In person games at the Edith Rankin Memorial Church  

4080 Bath Road, Kingston

Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00 pm. Please arrive by 12:45.

Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm. Please arrive by 6:15.


Regular games $8.  Special points games $10.




KDBC Virtual Games on BBO.  Games $4BBO

Special games $5 NO Robots allowed in games offering coloured points. 

Monday Open Game  7:00 Kathy/Chris

Monday Intermediate Mentor Game - October 16
Please note that the pre game lesson begins at 6:15

6:45 Jock
Tuesday Open Game 1:15 Don
Wednesday Evening Open Game 7:00 Jock
Thursday Open Game 9:30 Kathy/Chris
Thursday Open Mentor Game Oct 5 6:30 Chris
Friday Open Game 1:15 Jock
Sunday Open Game 7:00 Keith


New Ranks
    Congratulations to all our members moving up the ranks!     
Paul Peloquin Club Master July
Tammy Gauvin Bronze Life Master July
Jack Cooper Silver Life Master July
Sandra Theriault Club Master Aug
Keith Jackson Sectional Master Aug
George Yon Regional Master Aug
Anne Lamarche NABC Master Aug
Frances Szewczuk Life Master Aug
Betty McIver Bronze Life Master Aug


70% and ABC Champions 2023
ABC and 70% Winners
Quite a few pairs hit 69+%, just under 70% this past month. So close.
 Emily Pittfield & Paul Peloquin have an amazing game on July 26, winning the club championship and landing a place on the ABC chart with 69.64%.  
Paddy Allan & Terry Demers squeeze onto the chart with 70.75% on July 18.
Anne Herfst and Kathy McDonald are ABC Winners on Sep 4 F2F with 61.66%
John Finucan and Maureen Rush post 71.76% in the Mentor Game on Sep 7
Chris Caswell and Greg McKellar score 75.30% in the D1 Royal STaC on Sep 18 for 9.19 points! (25% each colour)
updated Sep 18
Free 4 Month ACBL Guest Memberships

Subject: Join as a Guest Member!

The American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) has just launched a FREE Guest Membership option,

Click here to see all the benefits you’ll get for free and then sign up at this link:

Please remember to add our club as your recruiter when you register: 134494

Guest Memberships last for 120 days and are only available to brand new members, not previous or existing members.

Sign up today! Once you’re a Guest Member, you can truly see all that the bridge world has to offer.

Kingston Duplicate Bridge Club Inc. ACBL 134494

KDBC offers:

  • Monday and Wednesday F2F games 1:00 pm at Edith Rankin Memorial Church. 4080 Bath Road Kingston, Ontario
  • Tuesday evening F2F games at 6:30pm at Edith Rankin Memorial Church.
  • BBO virtual online games every day except Saturdays.

Interim Club Manager:
Kathy 613-353-1588

29th September 2023
Friday Afternoon Open Virtual Game
1:15 pm
Director: Jock Devonshire
30th September 2023
AGM Sat Aft Upgraded Club Championships F2F Pairs Game
ERMUC Lower Hall 1:00 pm
AGM at 11:30 followed by free lunch and game $8 at 1pm
Director: Kathy McDonald
1st October 2023
Sunday Evening Open Virtual Game
7:00 pm
Director: Keith Prytulka
Thursday Morning Open Virtual Game
Director: Chris Caswell
Wednesday Evening Open Virtual Game
Director: Jock Devonshire
Wednesday Afternoon Club Upgraded Championships F2F Game $8
Director: Kathy McDonald