• Latest News

You are all no doubt aware that all events in the Bridge world are cancelled. As such, the VBA will be returning all entry fees as soon as it is possible. All of us are completely disappointed this has to happen and we look forward eagerly to the return of normalcy.
Thank you for your patronage and we look forward to being able to conduct the 2021 event.

Early bird discounts close May 10.

 • Venue

Bayview Eden, 6 Queens Road, Melbourne

The VCC will be held in the Grand Ballroom, 1st Floor, Bayview Eden, 6 Queens Road Melbourne.

Situated on Queens Road, overlooking Albert Park Lake and the golf course, the Bayview Eden is located in the heart of the St Kilda Road business district, only minutes from Melbourne's CBD and entertainment areas.

 • Accommodation


The hotel has 192 accommodation rooms and suites. All rooms are equipped with hairdryers, iron and ironing board, mini bar & fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, dedicated fax/modem lines and email and internet access. All rooms and room types are subject to availability at the time of booking.

The hotel is offering the following special rates including Complimentary in-room Wi Fi:

  • Superior King or Twin Room:    $160 per night - room only
  • Breakfast (pre-booked)            $20 per person

To reserve accommodation, email reservations on or
phone 03 9250 2222 or freecall 1800 033 001 and mention you are attending this event


 • Car Parking

Car parking is in the basement at the rear of the building and in a vacant lot, one building site before you come to the hotel basement entry. Car parking is subject to availability and the rate is $15 per car per day. Please try to have exact change. The car park can be accessed via Queens Lane as shown below. Note that it is free to park in the streets Saturday to Monday.


 • Public Transport

The Bayview Eden is located less than a 3 minute walk to tram stop number 22, located on St Kilda Road which runs directly to and from the city. Tram numbers 3, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 and 72 will take you to and from Flinders Street Station. At Flinders Street, you can connect with further trams and trains. For more information, please visit

 • Dining & Food

VCC Dining

You can eat in-house or venture out to the many restaurants and cafés close by.


The Players Café is on the first floor, just outside the playing rooms. It is open for hot and cold drinks, snacks and light lunches. And for this year, it will also be open before play to provide Grab & Go breakfasts to go with your coffee.

The Ground Floor Restaurant serves drinks, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Nearby Areas

There are several cafés and fast food outlets near the venue.
Many of the cafés are open weekdays only.

Slightly further afield you will be spoilt for choice. You could try:

  • Southbank (incl. Crown Plaza)
  • City (incl. Chinatown)
  • South Melbourne
  • Balaclava and Ripponlea
  • Port Melbourne
  • St Kilda (Fitzroy & Acland Sts)
  • Prahran and South Yarra (incl. Chapel St and Toorak Rd)

Ask one of the local players about the best places to dine out.

 • Program

McCance Seniors' Swiss Pairs
Both players must be born before 1/1/1960
Thursday 04-6-2020 - 10.30am & 3.00pm
Friday 05-6-2020 - 10.30am & 3.00pm
Sara Tishler Women's Swiss Pairs
Both players must be female
Thursday 04-6-2020 - 10.30am & 3.00pm
Friday 05-6-2020 - 10.30am & 3.00pm
Wally Scott Open Swiss Pairs
Thursday 04-6-2020 - 10.30am & 3.00pm
Friday 05-6-2020 - 10.30am & 3.00pm
Victor Muntz Restricted Swiss Pairs
Each player must possess less than 300 masterpoints as of 31/12/2019
Thursday 04-6-2020 - 10.30am & 3.00pm
Friday 05-6-2020 - 10.30am & 3.00pm
Frank Power Trophy <200 Masterpoints Swiss Pairs
Each pair must possess a combined total of less than 200 masterpoints as of 31/12/2019
Thursday 04-6-2020 - 10.30am & 3.00pm
Friday 05-6-2020 - 10.30am & 3.00pm
Presentations and Hospitality
Friday 05-6-2020 - 6.30pm
Victor Champion Cup Swiss Teams
Saturday 06-6-2020 - 10.00am & 2.30pm
Sunday 07-6-2020 - 10.00am & 2.30pm
Monday 08-6-2020 - 10.00am (concludes 1.30pm)
Presentations and Hospitality
Monday 08-6-2020 - 1.30pm

 • Entry Form

Table count strictly limited to 97. We filled up last year so make sure you book early

** Early bird entries: Enter and pay by May 10, 2020 and get $40 discount per VCC Teams' entry or $20 discount per Swiss Pairs' entry. (Payment must be made with your entry to receive the discount.

To enter:

Download and post your entry
2020 VCC Entry Form


 • Regulations

The Supplementary Regulations will be posted here when available.

 • Contacts

Tournament Organiser
Geoff Schaller
Chief Director
Laurie Kelso
Chief Scorer
Matthew McManus