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Vanderbilt Bridge Club
85 White Bridge Rd
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 321-5356


Welcome to Vanderbilt Bridge Club of Nashville
VBC Webpage Update

The Bridgewebs team has implemented a fairly significant update to the Vanderbilt Bridge Club website.  Many enancements have been made to the way results are presented.  You will be offered an opportunity to switch to this newer 2022 implementation from the results page.  You can try it out and if you don't like it you can revert back to the Classic Edition.  Please give it a try and let me know if you run into any problems or have questions.  I am very pleased with what Bridgewebs has done and think you will be too.

Kindest regards,

Rees Mitchell
VBC Webmaster

VBC is open for Face-to-Face Bridge

We are excited to return to Face-to-Face Bridge!!

Certain of our online games and times have changed to avoid conflicts with our live games, so you should be sure to read this week's schedule to plan your online play. We hope you will plan to participate in our online offerings and encourage your friends to do so as we continue in this period of transition.  We continue to participate with other District 10 clubs in the online LA Bridge pool and these are the only online games which provide revenues to the VBC.

Until further notice, these are the protocols we will be following for face-to-face games at the VBC:

  • In-person play will be restricted to fully vaccinated players. Proof of vaccination will be required (once).
  • Because everyone who plays will be vaccinated, masks will be OPTIONAL.
  • All players must complete a Claims Release, regarding their informed decision to come play and socialize with other players.
  • Coffee, water, and soft drinks will be available, the club will only be providing limited food items, most of which will be prepackaged individual portions. NOTE: coffee is now FREE; purified water is available for free via faucet in the sink in the coffee area; and soft drinks are available for $0.75 from the soda machine. Players may bring their own snacks or brown bag if they wish.

These are the face-to-face games that we are offering this week:

  • 10:30 am Monday - Open, 749'er, and 199'er games
  • 12:00 noon Tuesday - Open pairs
  • 6:30 pm Tuesday - 1999'er and 99'er games
  • 10:30 am Wednesday - 1499'er and 99'er games
  • 12:00 noon Thursday - Open (Handicapped)
  • 6:00 pm Friday - Open pairs
  • 1:00 pm Saturday - Open and 499'er games.
Vanderbilt Bridge Club
Vanderbilt Bridge Club

The Vanderbilt Bridge Center is a member owned duplicate bridge club named for Harold S. Vanderbilt, the man credited with inventing contract bridge in the mid-1920s. The center is located west of downtown Nashville and hosts 17 games weekly, including eight limited masterpoint games for new and intermediate players. All sessions are open to members and non members alike. Day and evening bridge classes are also available.

As you may have noticed, your pair's pictures are now displayed when you view your results.  If you click on your opponents names, you will see their pictures too.  We also have an online pictorial directory of 426 of our members and pictures may be viewed at the Members Only screen.  If you don't have a picture on file (VBC Picture Needed - updated 2/28/18) and you would like it to be or if you don't like the picture that is posted, you have several options to add one.  If you already have a digital picture, you may send it to our webmaster, Rees Mitchell.  If you don't have a digital picture and know someone with a digital camera or smartphone, you can have a picture made and email or text it to Rees.  You could also ask one of the directors to take a picture of you.  The final option is you can send a hardcopy picture to Rees.  His address is in the phone directory, which may be viewed on the Members Only part of the website.  

Pictures help us get to know the names of other members of the club and make it a more enjoyable experience.  We hope you will choose to participate.  If you do not want to have a picture published, please let Rees know and he will add your name to the do not publish list.

Here is a sample from a recent game featuring Coley McGinnis and Linda Hanson.

Pictures, Pictures, Pictures
The Common Game
The Common Game

The Vanderbilt Bridge Club is now participating in The Common Game.  For more information, read the News article.

VBC Cookbooks For Sale
VBC Cookbooks For Sale

The VBC Cookbooks are available for sale at the VBC.  The cookbook includes over 400 delicious recipes from VBC members.  Anne Hitt did a wonderful job of coordinating the design and production of the cookbooks, and we think you’ll be very impressed with their quality.

The cookbooks are priced at $15 each or $25 for two, and all profits benefit the VBC.  These will make GREAT gifts!  You may pay by cash, check (payable to VBC), or credit card.  Jay and Anne Hitt are handling the sales.

Schedule of Face to Face and Online Games
Schedule of Face to Face and Online Games

Schedule of Face to Face Games
Schedule of Online Games

Hand of the Week - July 24, 2020
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New Player Information
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Bridgemate App
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The Vanderbilt Bridge Club now supports the Bridgemate App which allows you to view live results on your smartphone. ..........

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Masterpoint Races (As of 8/6/22)

2022 Unit 179 Mini-McKinney Race

2022 Unit 179 Helen Shanbrom Ace of Clubs Awards

To see total masterpoints for all VBC members click >> Member Masterpoints

User Guide For Vanderbilt BridgeWebs Site
User Guide For Vanderbilt BridgeWebs Site
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We have created a 28-page User Guide for the new BridgeWebs site. ..........

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Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Barb And David
Tuesday Evening Session
Director: Barb Daugherty
Monday Morning Session
Director: Gale Srulevich
Open Pairs
Director: Patrick & Gale
Friday Morning Swiss
Director: MM Hamlett