Leeds Bridge Club Trust is a company limited by guarantee number: 9490140, registered in England and Wales and a registered charity, number 1161317
Registered Office: Moor Allerton Sports & Social Centre, Stonegate Road, Leeds LS17 6EL
The Club is affiliated to the English Bridge Union and the Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association
On the third Monday in the month, September – April, scored on a gross and a handicapped basis. To qualify for a place in the final standings a pair must play in at least 5 of the 8 rounds, and the best 5 scores will count. The pair with the best gross cumulative score win the Championship Pairs Trophy. The pair with the best cumulative score after handicap win the Joe Bloomberg Trophy.
The Newcomer Trophy will be awarded to the pair ranked below ‘Master’ with the best gross cumulative score. Previous winners of the Newcomers Trophy are not eligible.
Run as a normal pairs evening with IMP scoring, which is similar to teams scoring ie make your contract especially games and slams, whereas overtricks are almost irrelevant.
A pro-am event when less experienced players will be teamed with a more experienced player. No partner required.
Events run over different days during the summer (summer Swiss) and winter (Winter Swiss), consisting of several rounds. This is an event with an individual prize, so you don't need to have played with the same partner in each session. Please see our calendar for dates.
This is a teams event where teams challenge a team higher up the Chain in order to progress. Full details can be found by clicking here
This is run as a normal teams event but each member of a team plays with each other member for 8 boards
Kath Grimoldy/Margery Cartwright/John Gerrard: YCBA-run Simultaneous Pairs where the same boards are played by all participating clubs. £1 additional table money goes towards the entry fees to the event. There are cash prizes for the top 3 pairs in the County, with a donation to a charity nominated by the winners
A qualifying event for the YCBA Mixed Pairs Championship. Any pair can play in the qualifier, but the top one third of mixed pairs qualify for the final, held at Bradford Bridge Club in April
This is run as a normal teams evening and any team can play but 50% of teams with all players below the rank of Regional Master qualify for the final held at Leeds Bridge Club in February
A non-handicapped teams event with 10% of teams qualifying for the final held at Leeds Bridge Club in July
A simultaneous pairs event organised by the EBU with results stratified according to the NGS, so pairs are compared to others of a similar standing. £2 extra table money to go towards the cost of the event.
The EBED Sim Pairs are fundraising events organised by EBED (English Bridge Education and Development) and run by the EBU on its behalf, with the EBU acting as agent for entry fees.