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We play Duplicate Bridge every Thursday evening at 7:00 in the Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 1JF Tel: 07927 120439 (club evenings only from 6:45 pm).

We have a wide range of expertise amongst our players and we encourage a friendly and respectful approach at the table for the enjoyment of all. 

We use computer-dealt hands, Bridgemate scoring and hand records are available at the end of play.  The results are normally on the website before you get home.
Find out more about our club here

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Events and Stop Press

60th Anniversary Blue-pointed Swiss Pairs

Update @ 20/08/18 - Entries will be closing on 24/8/18 - only 3 places now available

 Can anyone who has entered but not yet paid please do so now to guarantee your place at the event.  We cannot accept payment on the day.

The event is open to all and we are restricting the entry to 60 pairs.
See the link on the main menu for more details and you can enter online here and print an entry form from this page

Summer Seminars

Two FREE seminars this summer

There will be two seminars this summer, both held at Kesgrave Community Centre.

  1. Tuesday 28th August – 'Card Play' – led by Chris Green
  2. Wednesday 5th September – ' Opening a good hand at the one-level' – led by Chris Chambers

Start time: 7:30  finishing by 10:00 

Can't play and want to learn? Free taster session on Monday 10th September, see more details.

Club News

The SCBA Summer League

Club Team Reports can be found here

We welcome pairs interested in playing  more teams bridge.

The Summer League has proved to be an excellent introduction to teams play and Hearts in division two has five matches over the summer.

Match Results - Second Division - Ipswich Hearts 

The aim of the Ipswich Hearts team is to provide opportunities to all club members to play teams bridge and most importantly, enjoy the game.

Match 2 - 9th July 2018 - Woodbridge V IKBC - again a match played in a good competitive spirit with the result 67 - 13 to Woodbridge

                 IKBC Team - Wendy & Paul Lefort, Karen & Francisco de Carvalho, Conrad & Alison Simons, Trevor Stiff & Gill Newton

Our congratulations to Woodbridge Bridge Club

Match 1 - 14th June 2018 - IKBC V Clare - a good match, played in excellent spirit and an enjoyable experience for all even though IKBC lost 22-58

                IKBC Team - , Clive Norman & Terry Howard, Bogdan Talaga & Jaroslaw Grochowski, Trevor Stiff & Andrew Birley.

Our congratulations to Clare Bridge Club




Room Changes at Kesgrave

We will be in the Conference Centre on the following dates

22nd November 2018

Director: John Garbutt
Scorer: Anne Edwards
Director: Mike Bone
Scorer: Anne Edwards
Mens/Womens/Mixed Pairs (3)
Director: Ralph Parish
Scorer: Anne Edwards
Director: Malcolm Carey
Scorer: Anne Edwards
Director: Barbara Carey
Scorer: Anne Edwards
60th Anniversary Celebration Pairs with Sally Brock
Director: John Garbutt
Scorer: Anne Edwards
Multiple Teams for Bamberger Trophy
Director: John Garbutt
Scorer: John Garbutt
Mens/Womens/Mixed Pairs (2)
Director: Tony Shearman
Scorer: Anne Edwards
23rd Aug 2018
Director: Ralph Parish
Host: Bogdan Talaga
30th Aug 2018
IMP Pairs 4
Director: Barbara Carey
Host: Charles Barber
6th Sep 2018
Mens/Womens/Mixed Pairs (4) & EBED Sim Pairs
Director: John Garbutt
Host: Tony Baker
13th Sep 2018
Director: Tony Shearman
Host: Mike Sherer
20th Sep 2018
Director: Ralph Parish
Host: Rosalie Skinner
27th Sep 2018
Director: Bill Bethell
Host: Elizabeth Powell
4th Oct 2018
Mens/Womens/Mixed Pairs (5)
Director: Mike Bone
Host: Marten Mills