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Carlton Bridge Club
News and Recent Updates

For those new to encountering opponents playing a Polish Club system or looking for good tactical advice re countering strong club systems generally there is now a simple but effective method posted on the Red News page.

The visit by the American group seems to have gone well. Organisers have posted pictures and results.

If you have any ideas pertinent to our web site or new material please send an email to


Recent Updates
2018 Class Details
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2018 Tuesday Evening
18th Aug 2018 13:30 BST
2018 Tuesday Afternoon
18th Aug 2018 13:29 BST
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Membership Application Form

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Welcome to Carlton Bridge Club

At the Carlton, we pride ourselves on being, ‘The Friendly Club.’  Our custom-built bridge centre provides excellent playing conditions. Tournaments are scored using the latest user-friendly technology, and our catering is second to none. We are located just to the North of Edinburgh city centre.

We run seven tournaments a week and visitors are welcome, we also run tournaments for beginners and intermediates. Click here to find out more about the club.

American Visit on 14 August
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September Novice & Regular

Please enter for this event via Sign-Ups on the left hand column

September Teams

Please add your name to the list for the Teams on September 5

American Visit

On Tuesday 14 August we are delighted to be welcoming a group of 22 Americans for Lunch and friendly Bridge.

Click here for more information  

Eleven Pairs have now entered  - thanks to all who tried to get a partner


Bridge Classes at the Carlton -Session 2018-19

Lessons start the week beginning 24th September 2018

Click here for more information.

Introduction to Tournament Directing and Scoring

First Session: Tournament Directing on Saturday 8th September in Room 2 starting at 10.00 with Duncan Cursiter..

Second Session: Scoringon Saturday 29th September in Room 2 starting at 10.00. with Mike Baron.

Both sessions will last approximately 2 hours with a break for refreshments.

You can register an interest in either or both sessions at

Click here for more details - Information will be downloaded

Tuesday Morning Tournament

This tournament is now suspended for the summer.  It will resume again at the end of the summer. 

Many thanks to all who attended and to Mike for directing

Garden Day

Thank you to everybody who attended our gardening day to help turn the jungle into a beautiful garden and to everyone who donated supplies.

Car Park

Members are kindly reminded to adhere to the speed limit when driving into the premises and respect the parking restrictions when using the car park.

Summer Parking

The bowling season has now started.

Parking spaces 1 - 14 are not available to Carlton members or their guests at any time. 

On street parking is available (daytime costs £4.00 for the full day: 8.30am to 5.30pm and free from 5.30pm)

Afternoon Start Times

Remember that afternoon tournaments will start at 13:15 from 2 April

Please be seated by 13:05. The director may not be able to accomodate you if you arrive later.

Please phone the Club if there are traffic problems

Fire Assembly Point

All Club users should be aware that if the fire alarm sounds they should leave the building and go to the the Assembly Point signed at the bottom right hand corner (as you leave) of the car park.  

Contact Us

36B Warriston Gardens, Edinburgh EH3 5NE

Telephone: 0131 552 3122

June Morrison
Carolyn Dempsie
Maurice Brady
Info on Lessons etc
Web queries
Sara Duncan
Master Points Enquiries
Any other queries
Partner Needed

A visitor from America is looking for a game on Wednesday 15 September. She will play either Acol or Standard American. Email if you'd like a game

16th Aug 2018
Thursday Aft
16th Aug 2018
Thursday Evening MPP
15th Aug 2018
Wednesday Intermediates
15th Aug 2018
Wednesday Evening
14th Aug 2018
Carlton Welcomes USA
14th Aug 2018
Tuesday Bronze
16th Aug 2018
Thursday Aft
16th Aug 2018
Thursday Evening MPP
15th Aug 2018
Wednesday Intermediates
15th Aug 2018
Wednesday Evening
14th Aug 2018
Carlton Welcomes USA
14th Aug 2018
Tuesday Bronze