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  • VICTORIANS AT THE SUMMER NATIONALS

    A moderately large contingent of Victorians made their way to Canberra for the annual start to the national bridge calendar, though top results were confined to a small group. The following were the outstanding results: TBIB Open Pairs: Ben Thompson combined with young West Australian Renee Cooper to win this prestigious event – a wonderful … Continue reading “VICTORIANS AT THE SUMMER NATIONALS”

  • Felicity Beale Mixed Teams

    Wednesdays February 1st, 8th, 15th It will be a genuine Mixed Teams event ie two mixed pairs must play each matchEnter Here

  • Vale David Morgan

    It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of David Morgan on 13th January following a long battle with cancer. David was on the Council of the VBA from 2012-2022 and served as Vice-President from 2019-2022.  He was a fine bridge player who won the Pennant in 2009 and played in the … Continue reading “Vale David Morgan”

  • Vale Dr Ian McCance – 1927-2023

    The Australia bridge community lost a giant with the passing of Dr Ian McCance on 5th January, aged 95. Ian first represented Victorian in the open teams as a 29 year old and would be a constant in the team for many decades.  By his mid 30s he was also captaining the state team.  He … Continue reading “Vale Dr Ian McCance – 1927-2023”

  • Full House at Dendy

    The first bridge at the new home of the VBA took place on Saturday Jan 7th and it was a full house – 24 tables in play.  There was a good mix of VBA Duplicate players, competition players and Dendy players.  The atmosphere was great, with Belinda Lindsay greeting every player at the door, and … Continue reading “Full House at Dendy”

  • McCutcheon Trophy 2022

    The McCutcheon Trophy recognizes the best players of the year based on total masterpoints earned in all events contested in Australia. This year, as expected, the stand- out performer for Victoria was James Coutts, who despite a stellar year where he won multiple national events, was very lnarrowly pipped by Tony Nunn (NSW) for the … Continue reading “McCutcheon Trophy 2022”

Coming Competitions

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SESSION TIMES

The VBA is now operating from the Brighton Bowling Club, Breen Drive, Brighton East except for Mary's Tuesday Lesson and Friday Relaxed Duplicate

Day
Session
Time
Director
Mon
Duplicate
12:00pm
George Gaspar
 
Club/State Competition
7:30pm
Online (Real Bridge) recommences Jan 23rd
Tues
Intermediate Lessons
9:30am
Mary Elson Poath Rd
 
Duplicate
12:00pm
George Gaspar
 
Supervised Play
SUSPENDED
Mary Elson Poath Road
 
Duplicate
7:30pm
George Gaspar
Wed
Supervised Play
SUSPENDED
Mary Elson
 
Duplicate
12:00pm
George Gaspar
 
Club /State Competition
7:30pm
Face to Face - recommences feb 1st 2023
Thur
Duplicate
12:00pm
George Gaspar
Fri
Relaxed Duplicate
9:30am
Mary Elson Poath Rd
Sat
Duplicate
1:00pm
Val Daly

Coming Congresses

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About us

The Victorian Bridge Association Limited is the governing body for Bridge in the State of Victoria. In addition the VBA runs a bridge club from its premises in Murrumbeena. It represents over 60 Affiliated Clubs and over 5000 players in Victoria and is actively involved in promoting the game of bridge throughout Victoria and fostering interest in the game. It organises and conducts championship and other tournaments and works with all interested parties to ensure the effective and efficient administration and promotion of bridge. The VBA aims to promote Bridge within Victoria by enabling: Advice and support to affiliated club; Directing and Teaching seminars; Mentoring and recruiting new directors and teachers; Assistance to new and emerging clubs; Starter Pack for newly affiliated clubs

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