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
FACE-TO-FACE BRIDGE AT OUR CLUB
Our club is now open to our members and we are currently offering three face-to-face sessions a week:
'Chicago' on Mondays at 10.30 am
'Duplicate Pairs' on Tuesdays at 7.30 pm
'Duplicate Pairs' on Saturdays at 7.00 pm.
We are operating a booking system. Click here to go to our 'Book to play bridge at our club or to register for our classes' page to book your game.
Starting on Wednesday, 29 September 2021 from 7.00 pm to 9.15 pm, we will also be offering a 'Supervised Duplicate' session for improvers, which will be run by Jim Edwards.
From 22 September 2021, click here to go to our 'Book to play bridge at our club or to register for our classes' page to book your game.
We will be following government and EBU guidelines and you can book up to a week ahead of each session.
These sessions, for the time being, will be run alongside our usual online sessions on 'Bridge Base' and on 'RealBridge'.
BRIDGE LESSONS AND SUPERVISED PLAY AT
LEEDS BRIDGE CLUB
We will be offering a number of bridge classes for beginners and improvers, in association with 'Learn Bridge Yorkshire'. These will be starting in October 2021.
For more details click here to go to our 'Face-to-Face Classes and Supervised Sessions' page where you will also find details about how to apply.
EBU, YCBA AND NEB EVENTS - SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER 2021
GUERNSEY BRIDGE CONGRESS
Click the link below for details of this event.
FACE-TO-FACE GREAT NORTHERN SWISS PAIRS
2 AND 3 OCTOBER 2021
This two-day Swiss Pairs event, at the Hilton Hotel in Leeds, includes Improvers' matches, on the second day, for players with an NGS of 10 and below.
Please click the links below for further details of each day's matches and to access an application form.
NORTH EASTERN BRIDGE ASSOCIATION
ONLINE ANNUAL GREEN POINT CONGRESS
9 AND 10 OCTOBER 2021
This online event will consist of 'Swiss Pairs' on 9 October and 'Swiss Teams' on 10 October 2021.
Please click here for further information and to access an entry form.
LEEDS BRIDGE CLUB ONLINE EVENTS
We are still running several online events.
LBCT Virtual Bridge Club on Bridge Base Online
We are currently running two virtual sessions a week on Bridge Base Online. Details of these sessions, which are open to non-members as well as members, are as follows:
Monday evenings at 7.30 pm (playing 20/22 hands)
1st Monday of the month - Swiss Pairs
2nd Monday of the month - Pairs
3rd Monday of the month - Championship Pairs
4th Monday of the month - Cross IMPS scored pairs
Thursday evenings at 7.30 pm - Pairs (playing 20/22 hands)
All events are run by an experienced on-line tournament director who oversees the playing of the boards within a steady time-frame.
There is a charge of $3 per player for each session. Details have been sent to members regarding how to go about playing in these events with regard to the purchasing of dollars and registering. Please click here to load up the 'Leeds Virtual Bridge Club Instructions' or go the 'Leeds Virtual Bridge Club Instructions' page on the left-hand side of this screen.
The results for all of these events are sent out via Pianola and can also be viewed, on this web page, by scrolling down the panel on the left-hand side until you get to 'Virtual Bridge Club Results'
'RealBridge' with LBCT
'RealBridge’ is an easy to access and innovative new way of playing bridge online where you can see and talk to your partner and opponents. LBCT is running three sessions a week for its members:
Tuesday 'Stepping Stones' at 7.30 pm - Please click here to go to our 'RealBridge' page where you will find the link to log in to the Tuesday 'Stepping Stones' sessions and information about 'RealBridge'.
Wednesday 'Gentle Duplicate' at 2.00 pm - Please click here to go to our 'RealBridge' page where you will find the link to log in to the Wednesday 'Gentle Duplicate' sessions, details of how to pay and information about 'RealBridge'.
Wednesday 'Stepping Stones' at 7.30 pm - Please click here to go to our 'RealBridge' page where you will find the link to log in to the Wednesday 'Stepping Stones' sessions and information about 'RealBridge'.
Level of Sessions
Wednesday 'Gentle Duplicate' - These sessions are aimed at members with an NGS of 10 and below and 18 hands will be played. The cost for each session will be £1.50. Members have been sent details of how to pay for these sessions.
Tuesday 'Stepping Stones' - These sessions are for first-year bridge players and 10 to 12 hands will be played.
Wednesday 'Stepping Stones' - These sessions are aimed at inexperienced bridge players and 10 to 12 hands will be played. The cost for each session will be £1.00. Members have been sent details of how to pay for these sessions.
Leeds Bridge Club Seminars via 'Zoom'
Our 'Training and Development Team' are organising seminars, via 'Zoom' and other training events. For full details, please click here to go to our 'LBCT Lockdown Seminars' page where you will find all the details.
YCBA are running a number of online events to suit players of all levels. Please click here to go to the YCBA website where you will find information about all the online events that are being offered.
Please click on the link below to go to our 'Facebook Page'