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  • VBA Bulletin Leagues (Teams)
    May 30, 2020

    Following on from the VBA Bulletin Cup, we are now offering teams of four to six players the opportunity to play in a series of league matches against teams of similar standard. Format: We hope to have two or three leagues of 8 teams (of up to 6 players) The number of teams in a … Continue reading “VBA Bulletin Leagues (Teams)”

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  • VBA Bulletin Cup – Introduction
    May 30, 2020

    Bridge clubs all closed? How on earth do you get to keep playing?  One of the things Dee Harley, our esteemed Bulletin editor, admired about bridge in Scotland was the format of the Scottish Cup, and since we are in dire straits with covid19, he thought to recreate that format here in Victoria, and call it the VBA Bulletin Cup.

     

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  • Creation of Recorder Position for Victorian Bridge
    May 28, 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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  • New Chairs of Disciplinary Committees
    May 28, 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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  • VBA Online Masterpoint Tournaments
    May 28, 2020

    The VBA currently run 15 online bridge sessions per week. There are two sessions every day. These sessions have been supported wonderfully by many players and we thank you all for joining. We run 11 free sessions and 4 sessions where master points are available. Monday morning (shortened) individual, starting at 10am (12 boards) Monday … Continue reading “VBA Online Masterpoint Tournaments”

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