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Note that the Wednesday morning Traffic Beater has moved to a 9:15am start. This takes affect Wednesday April 25. This is a direct result of player input ... please keep the suggestions coming. This is the best way to implement change. yes

The Member section of this site is live. If so inclined, have a look here please. The code you will need is m3mb3r. There is no charge for joinging The Bridge Connection.

Upgraded snacks and munchies  ... yummy. Whet your appetite as well as your appetite for bridge:

  • Morning games include fruit, some veggies, cheese and crackers
  • All games include the ever-so-popular cookies

Come try us out, if not already on board, or, as Bob Barker said for decades "Come on down ..." Considering our many extras, the Price is Right.

The first edition of the Connection Reflection newsletter can be seen at this location. Submissions are welcome; please discuss with Colin.

Help plan your week using the new Week-at-a-glance feature ... here.



We have put together a page of tips for using this site ... new visitors  are encouraged to check here before starting. Seasoned veterans on using this site are wise to check this same location often.

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Important news ...

So sad to inform you of the loss of a dear friend of many players and The Bridge Connection. Wendy Sinclair has passed away. 

SINCLAIR, Wendy P. (nee Jones) Suddenly, at her home on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the age of 75 years. Beloved mother of John (Karen), and David (Gabriella). Cherished 'Grandma Wendy' to Cameron, Andrew, Emily, Katie, and Hannah. Wendy is survived by her sister Shirley Grant, and her nephews and niece in Scotland. She was dearly loved by her many friends in Ottawa, in Canada and in the United Kingdom.

A celebration of Wendy's Life will be held at Capital Funeral Home & Cemetery, 3700 Prince of Wales Dr., Ottawa (613-692-1211) on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 pm, with a brief remembrance at 3:00 p.m. Wendy was a volunteer for many causes. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Brain Cancer Research via the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation at Condolences and Sharing Memories at Wendy is now in peace,reading in a beautiful garden filled with flowers.

Sunday April 29th will be a Swiss team game to end STaC week. Brunch at 12:15 and game at 1:00. The sum of all team members' master points cannot exceed 2,000. Speak to Colin or Michael for further details. There will be a quick chalk talk before the game on strategy (unique to Swiss team play) as well as scoring. The game is $10 and with brunch the cost is $15.

If you are used to the results display on our previous site and would like to find identical information on this site, check out this document ...

We encourage your continued feedback on this new site using the Contact page available here. Please have a look at some training videos located here.

ACBL sanctioned

All games at The Bridge Connection give ACBL masterpoints. Most club games give black MPs, and STaC (Sectional Tournament aClubs) games give silver MPs. Some special games give red points. Please check in with Colin for further details on this.

The Bridge Connection follows/adheres to the ACBL Zero Tolerance Policy, details available here. We also appreciate your not wearing any scented product to the club, preserving an environment friendly to all.

Please check-in with Colin, any teachers, or Directors if there is anything you would like to discuss related to the club. We also encourage suggestions from one and all with new ideas, as well as feedback on the games and more.

Deep down, we are all in it for the same reason ... the game is part of our psyche and dear to our smiley. Be it down 3 or bid 7 made 7, it's all about having fun and being pleasant to one and all at the club.

Cost for games

Alta Vista Duplicate Bridge Club games ... contact management of the club and/or see their website at this location.

The Bridge Connection games (and some additional fare) costs ...

  • The standard cost is $8 per person
  • Most games with lunch cost $10 per person
  • STaC weeks have $2 upcharge for ACBL fees
  • Some special games (e.g., Charity or COPC Qualifiers) may have a $1 or $2 upcharge for extra fees paid to ACBL
Our coordinates

We could run but we will not hidelaugh:

24 Gurdwara Rd. (click here)
Ottawa ON  K2E 8B5

Near Hunt Club and Prince of Wales

To email us, click here to go to the contact page ...

Wed 25th April 2018
IMP league
Thu 26th April 2018
0-1000 pairs with chalk talk **STaC
Thu 26th April 2018
Stratified pairs **STaC
Traffic beater open and I/N pairs
Director: Colin Brodie
0-499 pairs with chalk talk **STaC
Director: Liz Schwartz
Alta Vista DBC stratified pairs **STaC
Director: Al McLellan