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Visitor to Cornwall?

As the most popular county in England in which to holiday, all our clubs are happy to welcome visiting bridge players for some mental stimulation after a relaxing day on the beach or walking the coastline! Again, contact the appropriate club secretary via Cornish Bridge Clubs page so they know to expect you.

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If you would like information on how and where to start learning to play bridge, of if you have played and would like an introduction to playing duplicate bridge at one of our clubs, click on Bridge Tuition (above) or contact the secretary in Cornish Bridge Clubs.

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Celtic Simultaneous Pairs

As a Celtic nation, Cornwall has been invited to run heats of this event during week commencing 30 November. Details are on the ECatsBridge website, and let me know (Chris Bickerdike) if your club decides to run a heat, so I can let everyone know.


There are currently 13 bridge clubs in Cornwall that are affiliated to the English Bridge Union (EBU). They meet on a variety of weekday evenings. 

Most county events are held on Sundays between September and April at Ladock village hall, just east of Truro.

The County hosts two events open to all members of the EBU. In Spring, the three day Cornish Congress (Sunday's Swiss Teams is a Green Point event) is held in the attractive maritime town of Falmouth, and in late September, a one day Green Point Swiss Teams event is held, for the first time in 2014, in Liskeard in South East Cornwall.

Minutes of AGM 7 September 2014

These minutes are now available on the "Minutes of Meetings" page.


Turn to the "Bridge Tuition" page of this website to see all the beginners' course starting in West Cornwall in September 2014.


It is now confirmed that in 2015 the three-day Cornwall Congress will move from Spring to Autumn - 18/20 September 2015 - and will contain two green-pointed events: a Swiss Pairs on Saturday (and possibly on Friday evening) and the usual Swiss Teams on Sunday.

The venue will remain the Falmouth Hotel, but this year, with the construction of a new connecting corridor, bridge will take place in the two Terrace Rooms in addition to the Ballroom. Total capacity will therefore increase to about 45 tables, with the number of tables in the Ballroom being reduced to 22, thereby alleviating the overcrowding of the last two years.

The organisers are very excited about these changes, which we hope, together with the opportunity to win more green points, will attract more players to the event.

The details of the weekend are still being put together, so the Prospectus/Entry Forms will not be available till the New Year. Anyone wishing to express an early interest in the Congress can contact Chris Bickerdike (01326 572430 or 


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New Bridge Teachers for Cornwall!
New Bridge Teachers for Cornwall!

Many congratulations to the following who have successfully completed their EBUTA (EBU Teachers' Association) Course and are now EBU Accredited Teachers.

Sandra Bickerdike  (Helston)
Joe Bryant  (Truro)
Eileen Clout  (Liskeard)
Wendy Miller (Penzance)
Jackie Royds  (Helston)
Bob Smith  (St Ives)
Neil Trenaman (Bude)

All these teachers attended and gave brilliant lessons to prove their worth


21st September 2014
Green-Pointed Swiss Teams of Four
Liskeard Public Hall 12 noon
Entry 84.00 per team including tea/coffee to Chris Bickerdike by 18 September
Director: Chris Nichols & Jim Barker
12th October 2014
Clarke Winmill Mixed Pairs
Ladock 2.00pm
Entry 12.00 per pair to Jim & Frances Barker 01736 794134 by 5 October
Director: Jim Barker
26th October 2014
County Swiss Teams
Queens Hotel, Penzance 10.00am
Entry 84.00 per team including lunch & tea/coffee to Ann Ampleford 01736 361104 by 19 October
Director: Jim Barker
7th September 2014
Norman Woodhouse Trophy (Speedball)
Director: Chris Bickerdike
Scorer: Chris Nichols
27th April 2014
John Perks Cup
Director: Chris Nichols
Scorer: Jenny Vaughan
30th March 2014
Cornwall Congress Swiss Teams
Director: Chris Nichols
Scorer: Jim Barker
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