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BBO 3:15pm
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Unit 556+ Open Pairs
BBO 12:15pm
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Welcome to ACBL District 23
District-wide BBO Events

District-wide BBO Events


Sunday May 31st* 3:15pm 499er
Wednesday June 3rd 6:45pm 749er
Thursday June 4th 6:45pm 299er

* Silver Linings Week: triple points in Silver.
One player in each partnership must be a member of District 23.
ACBL Basic+ Conventions Only. 
Pre-registration required before your first participation in any of these games.
    At least 24 hours before gametime by sending name, ACBL#, & BBO ID to (click to open email client)
Hand analysis available on The Common Game.
Virtual Club for units 551, 559, and 564

New Virtual Club on BBO

Pasadena Pomona Downey VBC

A virtual bridge club for players in three Los Angeles Units. Proceeds from games on (BBO) will help support the operators of closed bridge clubs in the three affected units.
To be eligible to play, one member of the partnership must be either be a member of one of the three ACBL Units, or have won masterpoints in the past year at one of the clubs in these units.
The units are:
  • Unit 559 - Pasadena / San Gabriel
  • Unit 551 - Pomona / Covina
  • Unit 564 - Downey / South Gate

Get on the list!

For more information check out the website:

Tournament Results (Links to ACBL website)

District 23 Fall STaC November 9-17, 2019

Western Conference Spring Fling May 4-11, 2019

A Message from District Director Kevin Lane

Welcome to District 23 of the American Contract Bridge League.  District 23 is one of 25 Districts of the ACBL.  District 23 includes all of Los Angeles County.  The District is divided into nine geographical areas.  They are:  Pomona-Covina; Glendale-Verdugo; Santa Clarita-Antelope Valley, Long Beach; Pasadena-San Gabriel Valley; San Fernando Valley, West Los Angeles, Downey-Whittier, and Torrance-South Bay.  The District is governed by the Association of Los Angeles County Bridge Units (ALACBU).  ALACBU meets three times a year at our local regional tournaments.

Using the features of this site, a person can find out about anything happening with bridge in Los Angeles and throughout the ACBL.  You can find Regional and Sectional tournaments, local bridge clubs, bridge instruction, special events like the Grand National Teams, North American Pairs and Sectional Tournaments at Clubs.  Our award-winning bridge newspaper, The Southern California Bridge News, can also be accessed from this site.

For an update on topics Kevin addressd during his 2017 campaign: CLICK HERE.

2019 NAP Winners
  • Flight B, First

     Flight B winners Ernest Wong and Frank Shih

  • Flight B, Second

     Flight B runners-up Arvind Sheth and Wenjia Yen


  • Flight C, First

     Flight C winners Larisa and Mark Rappaport

  • Flight C, Second

     Flight C runners-up Aton Arbisser and Alexander Wiles

  • Flight A, Tied for First

    Flight A TIED for first/second, William Shreiber with Peter Knee, and James Perkins with Jonathan Holmes

November 17th Winners


May 31, 2020
District 23 499er Pairs
BBO 3:15pm
June 1, 2020
Unit 556+ Open Pairs
BBO 12:15pm