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  • VCC Cancelled

    You are all no doubt aware that all events in the Bridge world are cancelled and it with regret that we have to announce that the Victor Champion Cup has been cancelled. The VBA will be returning all entry fees.  If you paid by credit card these refunds were processed on 28th march 2020. If … Continue reading “VCC Cancelled”

  • April VBA Bulletin now available

    The April 2020 VBA Bulletin is now available Click Here to download or read online.  Read results from around the state, some informative hands by Dee Harley and some interesting regular columns and news.

  • New Chairs of Disciplinary Committees

    The VBA Council at its March meeting confirmed the recommendations of the President, Christopher Leach, of new Chairs of the State and VBA Disciplinary Committees. The new Chair of the Victorian Congress Disciplinary and Ethics Committee (VCDEC), the principal disciplinary body in Victoria, with oversight over State events, all club congresses and regional events, is … Continue reading “New Chairs of Disciplinary Committees”

  • Creation of Recorder Position for Victorian Bridge

    The President of the VBA, Christopher Leach and The Chair of Match & Tournament, Jenny Thompson, are delighted to advise that Dee Harley, prominent expert player and Editor of the VBA newsletter, has been confirmed by the Council as Victorian bridge’s first Recorder.  Those who attend interstate congresses will probably be familiar with this role, which is essentially to be on the spot to receive communications (oral or written) from players regarding matters arising from play, which could potentially be the subject of disciplinary action……

  • COVID-19 claims bridge!

    Bridge in Australia has come to a standstill. The ABF has recommended that all bridge clubs close, initially for a period of four weeks. In reality, the length of time for which this directive will apply will most likely be longer. Judging by the day to day evolution of this unpleasant saga, we could be … Continue reading “COVID-19 claims bridge!”


    Despite a good reception from within the club for the tough restriction measures advised earlier by the President, the game’s governing body in Australia, the ABF, has annouced a recommendation that all bridge clubs in Australia close. Initially this will be for a four week period, with the decision to be reviewed at the end … Continue reading “VBA CLOSED”

Coming Competitions

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Session Times

Other Information
Director: Val Daly
See calendar, pre-entry required
Improver's Lesson
Mary Elson
Supervised Duplicate
Director: Mary Elson
Supervised Play
Mary Elson
See calendar; pre-entry required
Director: Lyndy Hickman
Director: Val Daly
Supervised Play
1pm - 4pm
Mary Elson
Val Daly
Club Closed

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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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