Membership to the Bridge Club is open to all and the club is affiliated to and a member of the Scottish Bridge Union, which is the governing body for contract and tournament bridge in Scotland. The annual membership fee is £58 and this includes each member's individual subscription to the SBU of £8 enabling the Club to issue master points and derive all of the benefits of belonging to the national body. For those whose home club is not Maccabi and pay their SBU membership through another club the annual membership is £50.
Table money for all tournaments is £3 for our members and £5 for non-members.
Every Monday evening at 7.20pm there is an improvers supervised tournament for those who wish to improve their bridge. Please be in your seats by 7.20pm.
Experienced teachers are on hand to provide assistance. The cost is £5 per person to include tea, coffee and refreshments. Picture of play from one of our Monday nights tournaments.
Copies of the hands played and suggestive bidding summary are available at end of play.
Being a member of the Bridge Club entitles a reduced table money for tournaments, entry to Club Championships and the ability to be selected for one of the Clubs’ teams of eight players that play in the Western District of the Scottish Bridge Union leagues. At present we have two teams in the Western 2nd division one in the third and one in the 4th division . We also have a team in the Renfrewshire Bridge League, more details of which can be found at www.sbuwest.co.uk
The club also participates in National and District simultaneous pairs events organised from time to time by the Scottish Bridge Union, the Western District and Bridge Great Britain for which substantial master points are available.