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Devon Teams 2023-2024


Well done to Warner Solomon, Alex Maddocks, Jim Grant and Stefan Lindfors who have won the Devon Teams. They are unable to make the Pachabo final so Devon will be represented by the runners up team of Richard Lingham, Ann Slee, Ruth Edmondson & Brigid McElroy. 

Devon County Congress 2024

Toorak Hotel

12-14 April 2024 at the Toorak Hotel in Torquay

Well done to Alan Wearmouth & Tony Hill who won the Swiss Pairs: Results

and to Tim Rees, Ceri Pierce, Ian Hamilton & Paul Denning who won the Swiss Teams: Results

Thanks to Doug and his helpers for organising the congress, to Jeremy for hosting and to Colin for directing.

2023-2024 Competitions


Devon Pairs for the Julia Chadwick Cup.
Saturday 23 March on BBO. Eleven pairs took part in this competition, the qualifier for the EBU Corwen Trophy - results.

Devon Teams-of-Four.
Six teams entered and they were randomly drawn into two groups. The group winners were Warner Solomon's team and Richard Lingham's team. They will play each other in the final and the winners will represent Devon in the Pachabo (EBU inter-county teams). Details

Devon Teams-of-Eight.
As Torquay Bridge Club were the only entry to this competition, they are the winners by default and will represent Devon in the regional final of the Garden Cities Trophy competition on May 11, 2024 in Bristol

Charity Swiss Teams for the Dartington Glass Trophy

Filleigh Village Hall

Sunday 17 March at the Filleigh Village Hall

We had sixteen tables for this charity event raising money for North Devon Hospice and Macmillan Cancer Care. Congratulations to the winners Alison Pollok & Ian Walsh with Paul Hide & Stephen Rafferty.

Click HERE for the results. 

North Devon Congress 2024

2024 winners

This popular North Devon Congress took place at the Barnstaple Hotel, North Devon, on Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th February 2024.

Congratulations to the winners of the Swiss Pairs Graham Horscroft & Mike Bull, and to the winners of the Swiss Teams competition Chris Wormleighton & Dave Smith with Sue Ingham & Gwynn Davis.

Click HERE for the results of the Swiss Pairs, HERE for the results of the Swiss Teams, and HERE to see the full list of the cash and wine prize winners.

Gillian wins EBU Silver Award

Congratulations Gillian!

Gillian Fawcett wins an EBU Silver Award for her services on the EBU Board, Selection Committee and Disciplinary Panel ... read more

The Great Hobby Weekend

Devon Bridge will have a stall at The Great Hobby Weekend on Saturday & Sunday, May 4 & 5, at the RHS Rosemoor Garden, Great Torrington, EX38 8PH.

We will be in the Oak Room between 10am & 4pm on both days chatting to attendees, introducing them to MiniBridge, and giving them information on Bridge classes.

If you are visiting the gardens, please come and say hello. If you think you could help us even for a short while, please get in touch with Jacqui Munns ([email protected]).

East Section League

The Eastern Section is running a Teams League Series again this autumn. All teams are welcome whether as a Club or group of individuals, EBU affiliation is not required. Information is on the  Eastern Section Website.

Don Pearson

Sadly, Don Pearson finally lost his fight against cancer on 29 September 2023. He was a central figure in the South West bridge world for many years. Arrangements have been made for a farewell to Don at Torquay Crematorium TQ2 7QG at 9.45 on Monday 23 October and afterwards at TAAG Teignmouth TQ14 8DD. All who knew Don and wish to pay their respects are welcome. read more

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