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Welcome to The Villages Duplicate Bridge Club

Welcome to The Villages Duplicate Bridge Club.  Our club is located in The Villages (Florida's Friendliest Hometown) which is in central Florida.  Our ACBL sanction number is #217489.  We are in District 9, Unit 128.

This is an invitational club so guest passes must be obtained for a guest to play.  All regular game fees are $3 per person for a resident and $5 per person for a guest.   We are a non-smoking club and adhere to the ACBL Zero Tolerance Policy.

Our web site has a lot of information and you should scroll down the home page first to find out what you want and then click on the special menu buttons to obtain additional information on a specific subject.

Last updated : Jun 28, 2021 13:03 EDT
All Face-to-Face Games in the Recreation Centers are Cancelled

To read about this Board of Directors' decision, click here.

Last updated : Aug 1, 2021 15:31 EDT
Rank Changes for July 2021
Congratulations to those who have achieved a new ACBL ranking as of July 2021.  To read the article, CLICK HERE
Last updated : Jul 8, 2021 13:01 EDT
BBO Schedule Starting Monday, August 2nd
PLEASE look at very carefully as there are changes
DAY TIME RANGE # of Bds & Time Director
MONDAY 10:00 AM 2500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
MONDAY 10:00 AM < 500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
MONDAY 10:00 <100 15 bds @ 7 min Janet
MONDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7min Ann
MONDAY 6:30PM OPEN 20 bds @ 6 min John Q
         
TUESDAY 10:00 AM <750 18 bds @ 7 min Caroline
TUESDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 20 bds @ 6min Janet
TUESDAY 1:30 PM < 500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
TUESDAY 6:15PM <200 18 bds @ 7 min John Q
TUESDAY 6:30PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min John Q
         
WEDNESDAY 10:00 AM 2500 18 bds @ 7 min Caroline
WEDNESDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 20 bds @ 6 min Ann
WEDNESDAY 1:30PM < 500 18 bds @ 7 min Ann
WEDNESDAY 6:30PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min Jim
         
THURSDAY 10:00 AM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
THURSDAY 10:15 AM <100 15 bds @ 7 min Janet
THURSDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7min Janet
THURSDAY 6:15PM <500 18 bds @ 7 min John Q
THURSDAY 6:30PM OPEN 20 bds @ 6min John Q
         
FRIDAY 10:00 AM Mentor II 18bds @ 7 min Janet
FRIDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 20 bds @ 6min Janet
FRIDAY 1:30 PM <500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
FRIDAY 6:15PM <200 18 bds @ 7 min Jim
FRIDAY 6:30PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min Jim
         
SATURDAY 10:00 AM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
SATURDAY 10:15 AM <200 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
SATURDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 20 bds @ 6min Janet
SATURDAY 6:15PM <500 18 bds @ 7 min Jim
         
SUNDAY 10:00 AM 2500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
SUNDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
SUNDAY 1:30 PM <500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
Last updated : Aug 5, 2021 10:24 EDT
Directors Contacts
Rick Gauthier ( Head Director) 413-531-3020 exretiree@gmail.com
Jim Dick 352-643-1595  jdick1118@gmail.com
Jon Williams 352-561-6044 jdwmrw@earthlink.net
Paul Matheson 259-4627 mathudon@msn.com
Janet Matthews 352-283-4914 janetmatthewsusa@gmail.com
Caroline Davies 633-8505 carolineddavies@yahoo.com
Stephen Macheel 920-296-0892 stephenmacheel@outlook.com
Pat Holmes 248-931-4003 patandmikeholmes@yahoo.com
John Quinn 802-989-0157 jtqvt@comcast.net
Beverly Magnuson 561-385-9016 magnusonb@comcast.net
Marilyn Schmidt 413-329-3779 marilynjeanschmidt@gmail.com
Sandy Booke 352-702-1358 sbooke3369@gmail.com
John Lahoud 633-2528 johnlahoud14@gmail.com
Terry Oleske 917-806-7607 terryoleske305@gmail.com
Ann Smallen 315-527-1294 asmallen@hamilton.edu
Last updated : Jul 28, 2021 15:57 EDT
Instructions on How to Play and Improve playing on BBO
The following links will help orient you to the BBO games.  Just click on the appropriate link below:
 
The 1st one will help you on learning how to use Bridge Base - Click Here
 
This video shows you how to add BBO $'s to your account -Click Here
 
This video shows you how to bid and play -Click Here
 
Next How to Alert your bids Click Here
 
This is a link to a very useful video on how to set up your Convention Card Click Here
 
Give it a try.
Last updated : Mar 12, 2021 13:11 EST
Alert Message

ALERT!  Face-to-face games are cancelled indefinitely.  Details here.

The latest minutes from the Board Of Director's meeting may be accessed by clicking here.

Checkout Neil Timm's new August lessons on "Exploring Slam after a Weak 2" and "Evaluating the Eastern vs. Western Cue Bids" located under the Education menu

And more changes you should be aware of.  Please take a moment to look over the proposed BY LAWS.  In addition, explanatory notes about the changes are available by clicking here.  These changes will be voted upon by all membership at the general meeting in September.

 

 

 

Last updated : Aug 1, 2021 15:28 EDT
Results
#29881 Janet @ 10:00 - OPEN
#30029 Janet @ 1:15 OPEN
#23809 Caroline on BBO @ 10:00 < 2500
#23950 Ann 1:15pm OPEN
#23962 Ann 1:30pm <500
#24063 VILLAGES OPEN
#17740 Caroline on BBO @ 10:30 <750
#17880 Janet on BBO at 1:15pm OPEN
#18528 Janet on BBO @ 1:30 <500
#17986 BBO @ 6:30 OPEN
#17973 BBO @6:15 < 200 mp's
#12350 Janet @ 10:00 < 500 mp's
#18431 Janet @ 10:00 <100mp's
#12340 Janet @ 10:00 < 2500 MP'S
#13111 VILLAGES OPEN
#12614 VILLAGES OPEN
#7201 VILLAGES < 2500 MP'S
#7290 Janet on BBO @ 1:30 <500
#7284 Janet on BBO @1:00pm OPEN
#1128 Janet on BBO @ 10:00 - OPEN