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  • VCC Cancelled
    March 28, 2020

    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”

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  • New Chairs of Disciplinary Committees
    March 26, 2020

    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”

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  • Creation of Recorder Position for Victorian Bridge
    March 26, 2020

    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……

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  • COVID-19 claims bridge!
    March 19, 2020

    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!”

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    March 16, 2020

    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”

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