Duplicate Sessions are held on Mondays and Thursdays on RealBridge at 1 pm and Tuesdays and Fridays on BBO at 7-15 pm.
The afternoon sessions are for club members only but for the evening sessions we welcome members from other local Devon and Cornwall Bridge Clubs. If you are not a member of PBC and would like to play in our evening sessions please e-mail your details to [email protected] in order to register.
RealBridge for ipad users
RealBridge have asked us to send you some more advice about iPads that have been upgraded to iOS 15.
There is a problem where some iPads freeze when they arrive at a table. To solve this problem, RealBridge have updated their advice for iPads with iOS 15, and there are some more settings changes to make.
If you have an iPad, and you have iOS 15, please follow the instructions here:
Even if you did this during the past two weeks, please do it again, as the advice has changed.
If you have been in contact with RealBridge since Wednesday 8 December, they may already have asked you to make these changes. If so, you don’t need to do anything. If you are not sure whether you have the latest settings, either go and check whether your iPad has the recommended changes, or contact RealBridge to check.
RealBridge are very happy to help people with this. If you need help, please contact them at:
Jan 22-23 John Woolcott weekend entry forms on Devon BA website
Beryl Edmonds cup
We have a very special wooden cup that was played for in the bridge games at Beryl's care home and was won by Beryl herself. It was made by John Young out of lilac wood.
We have decided that it will be awarded to the pair (both being club members) with the highest % score in the year (1 March 2021 - 28 February 2022) in club events. The cup will be awarded annually.
Best results over 70%:
29 March 73.81% Charles and Alex
1 April 74.6% Charles and Bruce
3 June 73.74% Joan and Brenda
15 July 72.38% Sue and Robert
30 August 75% Malcolm and Jim
7 September 72.62% Ali and Andy
14 September 70.63% Bruce and Pete
12 October 70.83% Mel and Derek
10 January 70.45% Sue and Eileen
20 January 71.36% Ailie and Rachael
Multiple teams of 4 matches against other clubs
We have been invited by a number of bridge clubs to play multiple teams of 4 matches against them. The current schedule is:
Wednesday 23rd June 7.30pm vs Westhead 4 teams won 52-28
Wednesday 23rd June 7.30pm vs Tavistock Millennium 3 teams won 35-25
Wednesday 21st July 7.15pm vs Horsham lost 68-92
Thursday 16th September 7.15pm vs SW Scotland won 113-27
Wednesday 10th November 7.15pm vs Tyler Hill lost 41-79
Wednesday 16th March 7.15pm vs Horsham
Each side recruits several teams of four players with the highest NGS grades in team A, then going down for as many teams as possible so that lots of people from each club can get an enjoyable, evenly-matched game. So far they have had between 5 and 11 teams of four on each side. All the matches are played at the same time on BBO, usually over 12 boards but could be up to 2x12 according to preference.
The results of each match are converted to VPs and the club with the most VPs across all the matches played is the winner on the night.
Please contact me (individuals, pairs) if you are interested in playing. Obviously the more teams we can put together the better.
Alerted calls with yellow border (optional) By default, a call that has been alerted is shown with a red tint. A player can choose to have a yellow border around the alerted call, as well as the red tint.
Players can find the option in the Settings screen (the cog wheel). This setting is remembered for future sessions in the same browser.
Please us the link below to access Realbridge for our Monday and Thursday afternoon online duplicate sessions:
As a club we have been successfully playing on-line during the pandemic. We have used Bridge Base Online and have experimented with Real Bridge and Bridge Club Live. Real Bridge looks as if it may be the future being a British System that includes sound and vision on the bridge platform making it more like playing bridge in the club room.
Ring Steve Lacey 01752 822493 if you need a partner
For players coming to the Club by car for the first time please arrive sufficiently early as finding a parking space can take time. The car park above the railway line (accessed from the town centre direction by turning left after Mutley Baptist Church) is free from 6pm in the evenings.
Monday Afternoons 1-4.30pm. Basic Acol only. Duplicate. No Partner needed.
Tuesday Afternoons 1-4pm. A small, friendly session.
Wednesday Afternoons 1-4.30pm. Duplicate. No Partner needed.
Thursday Afternoons 1-4.30pm. Duplicate. No Partner needed.
Friday Evenings 7-10.30pm. Duplicate. No Partner needed.