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A small silver item with a semi precious stone has been found at the Club. Possibly from a necklace. Contact Steve Bailey if you think it may be yours.

Annual General Meeting

The 2019 AGM will be held at GBC on Wednesday 12th June at 7pm.

Welcome to Glasgow Bridge Centre
West District and National Events

The Farquharson Pairs for which all GBC members are eligible, will be held at Buchanan Bridge Club on Saturday 6th April. Full details and entry information can be read on the SBU site.  http://www.sbu.org.uk/events/entry-information/pairs/392-farquharson

 

The 46th West District Congress will be held on the weekend of 16/17 March 2019 at Hamilton Bridge Club.

TO ENTER: Email the Congress Convener, Peter Edmond: pfe263@gmail.com or Enter Online. http://www.sbuwest.co.uk

Glasgow Bridge Centre
Glasgow Bridge Centre

The Glasgow Bridge Centre enjoys a reputation as one of the finest bridge clubs in Scotland – let alone Glasgow.

Players of all abilities come to enjoy their bridge at evening and afternoon tournaments throughout the week.  The club – located in the Shawlands area of Glasgow – also runs a comprehensive bridge teaching programme for would-be Zia Mahmoods!

Formed in 1983, the GBC has a proud history.  Over the years, celebrated Scottish internationalists including Willie Coyle, Sam Leckie, Victor Goldberg, and Morag Malcolm have all played at our club.

Indeed Zia himself has graced the green baize here as guest of honour during one of his visits to Scotland.

Albert Benjamin, inventor of the world-famous 'Benji Acol' bidding system, also played a vital role in the club's history.  It was he who founded the Kenmure Club – a great Glasgow bridge institution which joined forces with the St Mungo Club to create GBC.  An atmospheric photograph of the great man  (did everyone smoke in those days?) hangs inside the front door of our premises at 1055 Pollokshaws Road – close to Queens Park.

For more than 50 years, we have continued to promote all that's good about bridge, encouraging high standards of play and fierce but friendly rivalry in the battle of the cards.  The Glasgow club's facilities include all the usual modern aids – Bridgemates, TV screens and a dedicated email system to announce members' results from club competitions.  Hot drinks and snacks are also available.

Our thriving membership includes many of Glasgow's top players.  If you would like to visit for a game, please do.  You're assured of a warm welcome at the club, which meets on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, along with our regular Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon tournaments.

Come and join us!

Coming Soon : Thursday Play & Learn

 Commencing on Thursday 28th the Club will introduce a Play and Learn event to encourage players of all ability to test their skills. 

It will provide an ideal opportunity to develop and consolidate new playing partnerships.

Starting at 7.15,  players are requested to arrive at 7pm to ensure a place and allow the event to be set up.

Experienced players will be on hand if required to answer queries

during play and to give all round encouragement.

Hand Records and 'suggested bidding' with explanations

will be available after play ends.

Table money £5 to include tea and coffee. 

Calendar
Thu 21st March 2019
Thursday Play & learn starts next week
GBC
Mon 25th March 2019
Monday: District Simultaneous Pairs 3
19.00
Tue 26th March 2019
Tuesday afternoon Butler
13:30
Wed 27th March 2019
Wednesday afternoon Matchpoints
13:30
Wed 27th March 2019
Wednesday Matchpoints
19:15
Thu 28th March 2019
Thursday Play & Learn
GBC 19.15
Results
Kelsey
Director: GBC
Scorer: GBC
Wednesday Afternoon
Director: GBC
Scorer: GBC
Wednesday Evening
Director: GBC
Scorer: GBC