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Welcome to BELFAST U3A BRIDGE GROUPS
COVID UPDATE (9th March 2022)

Although most COVID restrictions have been lifted there is still a significant number of new cases each day. Some members are hesitant about returning to face-to-face bridge. The situation will be kept under review.  In the meantime our Friday morning and Tuesday morning bridge groups will continue to operate online 

Bridge Online

FRIDAY MORNING ONLINE DUPLICATE BRIDGE

10.00am to 12.15pm approx. on the www.bridgebase.com website

The entrance fee is $1

If you want to join this Bridge Online Group, you need to be registered on the BBO website and have some Bridgebase Dollars on your account. You also need to send your BBO username to the convenor so that he can add you to the custom "include" list. Contact the convenor (Jim McDonnell) for further details

Click on the following link to the FRIDAY BRIDGE ONLINE GROUP on the Belfast U3A website and then click on the pigeon icon to contact the convenor

 

TUESDAY MORNING ONLINE DUPLICATE BRIDGE

10.30am to 12.30pm approx. on the RealBridge.Online website

The entrance fee is 30p

If you wish to join this Bridge Online Group, please contact one of the convenors, Dolores Hutton or Sheila Bones

Click on the following link to the TUESDAY BRIDGE GROUP on the Belfast U3A website and then click on the pigeon icon to contact the convenor

 

BRIDGE LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS

This course for beginners has been running since October. It is also suitable for members who have had some experience of bridge, but feel that they would benefit from some revision. Such members are welcome to join the lessons on a topic by topic basis. Contact the convenor for more details (click on the Bridge Lessons link below)

BRIDGE LESSONS

Convenor (Jim McDonnell) 

 

DUPLICATE BRIDGE

There are currently two duplicate groups in the Belfast U3A. The first group plays in St Anne’s Parish Centre from 10.00am to 12.15pm on Fridays. This group is for those who have had some experience of playing and want to exercise those little grey cells and join in some lively and friendly competition in a welcoming atmosphere. 

The second group plays in Belfast Boat Club from 10.30am to 12.30pm on Tuesdays. This group is aimed primarily towards less experienced players or returners to bridge after a gap.

More details about can be found  on this website in the Information Section of the main menu.  There are also links to the main U3A website and to the U3A monthly Newsletter in the  Useful Links section. 

 

INFORMAL BRIDGE

This group is for those who for those who have attended classes and want to gain experience by playing in a small friendly group. It may also suit those who have some past experience and who wish to return to the game. Bidding and Play may be discussed after playing the hands but without formal teaching. New members with some knowledge of bridge and who wish to practise their play in an informal setting are now welcome

This group meets on Fridays at 10am and Mondays at 2pm in the Convenor's home. More details can be found in the groups section of the Belfast U3A website