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  • The Bobby Richman Pairs – Gold Coast Congress

    The principal pairs event at the Gold Coast Congress is the Bobby Richman Pairs, named after the first Australian player to become Emerald Grand Master (10,000+ master points) and who played extensively with our own George Gaspar in the later part of his remarkable career. This Matchpoint Pairs event is noted for being one of … Continue reading “The Bobby Richman Pairs – Gold Coast Congress”

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  • Gold Coast Part Two

    Noteworthy Victorian performances in the Teams at the Gold Coast Congress were limited to the Open division, where warm congratulations go to James Coutts, who, paired with Liam Milne (NSW), was part of the overall winning team in an excellent warm-up to forthcoming Australian representation at the Bermuda Bowl. Jamie Thompson (formerly Victorian, but now … Continue reading “Gold Coast Part Two”

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  • Thompson Teams Takes Out Pennant

    Congratulations to red hot favourites THOMPSON (Ben Thompson, Bill Jacobs, Simon Hinge, Robert Fruewirth, James Coutts, Justin Mill) who took out the final of the Pennant on Sunday 21st November from the Geelong team of Stephen Lester, Denny Newland, Doug Newlands, Arthur Robbins.  Congratualt

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  • Locked down but Victoria still comes up aces

    Margaret Bourke Invitational Teams 2021 This year marked a very sad day in Australian Bridge. We lost one of the greats of the game, Margaret ‘Margi’ Bourke. (See obituary here) Margi’s history in bridge is nothing short of amazing. She was loved by all who knew her and respected by all those who encountered her … Continue reading “Locked down but Victoria still comes up aces”

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  • 2021 VBA Council

    2021 VBA Council Christopher Leach President Jenny Thompson Vice President David Morgan Vice President Kim Hoff Treasurer Councillors Belinda Lindsay Michael Phillips Helen Schapper Jan Van Riel Special Councillors: Derek Poulton Special Councillor for Northern Zone Richard Giles Special Councillor for Western Zone Andrzej Krolikowski Special Councillor Metro Zone

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