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Anyone wishing to discuss playing bridge at the Athenaeum should contact John Neilson at johnneilson@blueyonder.co.uk. 
Online duplicate pairs evenings have now started in partnership with the Lansdowne Bridge Club, with sessions running weekly on Wednesdays from 7.30 pm on RealBridge. Athenaeum players and their guests are asked to be online by 7.15pm. Athenaeum members wishing to play in these online sessions should contact John Neilson at johnneilson@blueyonder.co.uk.
Inter-club duplicate pairs tournaments in person are currently suspended due to public health advice re minimising the spread of COVID-19.
When regular Athenaeum duplicate bridge evenings resume, please arrive by 18.30: play starts promptly at 18.35.

2021 Club Matches

Athenaeum vs. MCC
14th January 2021.
The Athenaeum has played its first match of the year - an entertaining online evening of 20 boards against the MCC. The Athenaeum pairs were John Neilson & Donald Singer, Michael Oppenheimer & Bill Shanahan, Pascal Ricketts & Geoffrey Lloyd, Catherine Rice-Evans & Rex Goad. The MCC pairs were Simon & David Alterman, Elliot & Beverly Black, Paul Singer & James Meynell, Shiv Datt & Daniel Flowers. Congratulations to the MCC team who were ahead by 6 IMPs in each half, thus with an overall win by 12 IMPs.

Out and about: 2020

Success for Athenaeum member Paul Thornton in Premier EBU event

Congratulations to Athenaeum member Paul Thornton who took 3rd place with his Cumbrian partner Dave Harrison in the recent 2020 EBU Premier Life Masters Pairs event. This event is reserved for Premier Life Masters and partners who rank very highly in the EBU’s National Grading Scheme. 

Welcome to Bridge at The Athenaeum
Inter-Club Duplicate at the Athenaeum
Inter-Club Duplicate at the Athenaeum

This is the website for inter-club duplicate tournaments, generally held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Athenaeum Club in London's Pall Mall.  The Athenaeum is a private members club. 
 

Inter-club duplicate pairs tournaments in person and the Sir Basil Hall Challenge Trophy are currently suspended due to public health advice re minimising the spread of COVID-19.

However online duplicate pairs evenings have now started in partnership with the Lansdowne Bridge Club, with sessions running weekly on Wednesdays from 7.30 pm on RealBridge. Athenaeum players and their guests are asked to be online by 7.15pm.

Click here for a link to the next weekly session.

Anyone wishing to play in these online sessions should contact John Neilson at johnneilson@blueyonder.co.uk. Players are requested not to invite professionals as partners.

The Sir Basil Hall Challenge Trophy is awarded to the player with the highest average percentage score over their best 5 appearances during the season, not more than 3 of which are with the same partner*. 

*Subject, of course to a minimum of 5 appearances; the winner must be a member of a St James's or kindred club.

 
 
  Joint duplicate pairs evenings with Lansdowne Club

Weekly joint duplicate pairs evenings with the Lansdowne Club are continuing with Gitte Hecht as Tournament Director. 

You can view the results and the hands for these evenings on this link to our Results pages.

If you are interested in playing in these weekly duplicate pairs evenings on Wednesdays from 7.30pm, please email John Neilson at johnneilson@blueyonder.co.uk. Confirmed pairs are expected to join the session by 7.15pm.

Results
Athenaeum&Lansdowne&Friends
Director: Gitte
Athenaeum&Lansdowne&Friends
Director: Gitte
4 board "Lesson" Counting and Card Placement
Director: Gitte
Calendar
19th May 2021
Athenaeum&Lansdowne&Friends
RealBridge 7.30pm
Director: Gitte
RealBridge Login
26th May 2021
Athenaeum&Lansdowne&Friends
RealBridge 7.30pm
Director: Gitte
2nd Jun 2021
Athenaeum&Lansdowne&Friends
RealBridge 7.30pm
Director: Gitte
9th Jun 2021
Athenaeum&Lansdowne&Friends
RealBridge 7.30pm
Director: Gitte
16th Jun 2021
Athenaeum&Lansdowne&Friends
RealBridge 7.30pm
Director: Gitte