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Devon Club Teams of Eight 2018/19

Jan 28, 2019

The Devon Club Teams of 8 was won by Exeter A (Richard Lingham, Ann Slee, Clare Hamon, Barry Smale, Graham Hoare, Vivienne Mably, Joe Fawcett, Gillian Fawcett). They finished 66VPs ahead of the second…

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John Woolcott 2019

Jan 14, 2019

The John Woolcott Congress was held over the weekend at Gypsy Hill.

Congratulations to the pairs winners: Ian Walsh and Stefan Lindfors

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Devon Pairs for the Julia Chadwick Trophy 2019

Jan 05, 2019

Qualifiers for the 2019 final on Sunday 17 February at Gipsy Hill Hotel.

Thank you to those clubs who are holding qualifiers. Players scoring 50% or more in a qualifier automatically qualify…

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Willie Hamilton CBE

Jan 03, 2019

Congratulations to Willie Hamilton, (Professor of Primary Care Diagnostics, University of Exeter) who has been awarded a CBE.... Read more


WL Devon v Cornwall 2018/19

Nov 19, 2018

The results of the match against Cornwall on 24 November are:

A Team won 16-4: Warner Solomon, Alex Maddocks, Jim Grant, Stefan Lindfors.
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Torquay Bridge Club Congress
9-11 November

Nov 14, 2018

The Torquay Bridge Club Congress was held in the Grand Hotel over a pretty windy November weekend. Congratulations to Dave Strawbridge and Mike Walsh on winning the Championship Pairs Final,

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DBA Sim Pairs for Devon Air Ambulance – Tuesday Event

Nov 06, 2018

The Tuesday event took place on 30th October and 112 pairs from 7 clubs took part. The winners were Penny and Roger Gowland, playing at Caen club, and the total amount raised for the charity from this…

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Devon Pairs for the Julia Chadwick Trophy

Oct 29, 2018

Each affiliated club is asked to host a qualifier on any date between Mon 14 January and Saturday 2 February. Players scoring 50% or more in a qualifier automatically qualify for the final on Sun 17…

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Devon Clubs' Teams of Eight Championship

Oct 29, 2018

This will be held on Sunday 27 January at Gypsy Hill Hotel, 11am start.

Any team of eight players from the same club may enter. There is no limit on the number of teams from…

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WL Devon v Avon 2018/19

Oct 29, 2018

The results of the match against Avon on 27 October are:

A Team lost 5-15: Peter Bowles & Mike Orriel, Mike Walsh & Douglas…

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Andrew Robson Seminars

Oct 24, 2018

Andrew Robson is coming to the Webbington Hotel in Somerset on Wednesday 5 December to give a day of seminars. For more details see

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South Hams Charity Blue Point Swiss Teams
Sunday 7 October

Oct 23, 2018

It was a beautiful day in Thurlestone for the South Hams Charity Blue Point Swiss Teams. There was a full house with 20 tables and the raffle raised £400 for Kingsbridge and Saltstone Caring.

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Devon Teams 2018-19

Oct 12, 2018

The draw has been made for this season’s Devon Teams.

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Autumn 2018 Success

Oct 06, 2018

EBU Autumn Congress
A Team Final: 
Warner Solomon was in the winning team.

West of England Green Point Congress 
Swiss Pairs: 
Stefan…

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Devon Tollemache Team

Oct 05, 2018

The Tollemache team for 2018 will be:
Warner Solomon (Capt) & Alex Maddocks, Jim Grant & Stefan Lindfors,  Ian Walsh & Harry Anoyrkatis, Joe & Gillian Fawcett.

We wish them the best of…

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Devon Air Sim Monday

Sep 28, 2018

The Monday DBA Simultaneous Pairs for Devon Air Ambulance took place on 17 September, and 144 pairs from 9 clubs took part. The winners were Sue Murkin & Allan Simpson, playing at Plymouth club.

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Bridge Classes

Sep 13, 2018

Bridge classes are starting up all over the county within the next few weeks. If you or anyone you know is interested, please contact a teacher in your area or contact Jean Harrison…

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Winter Pairs 2018-19

Sep 04, 2018

Don't forget to put the start of the Winter Pairs in your diary - Tuesday, 2 October 7pm at the Scout Hut, Newton Abbot. £3.50 table money. Contact Alan Foan ([email protected])…

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Plymouth Congress 2018

Sep 03, 2018

A very enjoyable congress was held over the weekend in the Future Inn, Plymouth. More entrants would have made it even better. Congratulations to the pairs winners, Warner Solomon and Mike Allen and…

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Reflections on running a Fast Track Bridge Course

Sep 03, 2018

They crept in, Ann, Denise, Jean, Jewel, Margaret, Philip, Reg and Roger, eight brave souls who were ready for a five-day intensive course over two weeks. They ranged in ages from late forties to mid-eighties…

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