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Directors needed please!

The Club is in urgent need of more Directors. We are not asking anyone to go on a Directors course but anyone who could facilitate a duplicate session with enough basic knowledge on rules and the various movements. Please let yourself be known! Thank you.


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Welcome to Bolton Bridge Club
LCBA Teams of 8 9th Feb 2020

Bolton A won the annual LCBA teams-of-8 competition held at Bury BC on 9th February 2020 ably run by Stuart Davies. The winning team was A Barnes/J Smith, S Norris/R Greenhalgh, P Evans/A Whittam, J Morrell/M Farr. Second were Southport, third Preston. Full details in LCBA results section. Bolton A will represent Lancashire in the Garden Cities Northern Regional Final on 26th April at Bradford BC.

Bolton Individual 7 Feb 2020
Bolton Individual 7 Feb 2020

There were 28 players at the annual Bolton Individual held on 7th February 2020. Joint highest scorers on 157 out of 252 Matchpoints and sharing the prize money were Stuart Challinor & Duncan Ault, second Terry Potter & Diane Ault. Stuart has been declared winner on point-a-board countback with Stuart winning 11 boards, Duncan winning 9.

Heating and hot water

We currently have no heating or hot water in the toilets and no heating in the small upstairs playing room. The gas boiler serving these has failed and is to be replaced as soon as is practical.

The heating in the two main playing rooms is unaffected. Apologies for this short term inconvenience. 

2020/21 Update - Bridge Lessons
2020/21 Update - Bridge Lessons

The photograph above is the beginners class of 2019/20 embarking on their journey into the facinating world of Bridge.

         See below for details of this year's lesson's.


Beginners Lessons ,  ♠   ♣ 

  Please e-mail to join, or for further information. You can also ring John Simm directly on 01204 496966 for more information.( e-mail pls. if no answer by phone )



       New Beginner's Lessons 2020/2021 will start 15th. October 2020  -   this year the lessons will be on a  THURSDAY.  starting at 7.30 p.m.



Assisted play bridge with instruction.  ♠   ♣ 

Every Monday evening the Club will be running assisted play bridge with instruction as you play. The sessions start at 7:30pm and are designed to suit players of NGS level 2 to 10.

                  ring John Simm for more info.        


     no partner needed.        


Mixed Pairs 10 Jan 2020 Winners - A Barnes/S Hyman

There was a healthy 16 partnerships at the annual Bolton BC Mixed Pairs on Friday 10 January 2020.  Congratulations to the winners Austin Barnes & Sue Hyman. They finished just 1 matchpoint ahead of John & Cath Ashworth and Paul Evans & Mary Finch who were tied in second place!

Weekly Schedule
   Pairs (Non-Expert) 7:25-10:30pm
   Aft Pairs (Assisted) 1:00-4:00pm
   Pairs 7:25-10:30pm
   Pairs (Non-Expert) 7:25-10:30pm
   Aft Pairs (Assisted) 1:00-4:00pm
   Pairs 7:25-10:30pm
   Pairs 7:25-10:30pm
   Pairs 6:55-10:15pm
Daytime Bridge
Improvers Duplicates are normally held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.They start at 1.00 pm and finish about 4.00 pm. NB Continues throughout the summer. 
Forthcoming Events
Mens & Ladies Pairs Fri 6 Mar 20
Bolton BC AGM Mon 30 Mar 20 7:30pm
Championship Pairs Sat 4 Apr 20
EBED Spring Sim Pairs Thu 14 May 20
Bolton Congress (Open) Sat/Sun 5/6 Sep 20
EBED Autumn Sim Pairs Thu 10 Sep 20
Glaister Cup Mon 12 Oct 20
Tyldesley Cup Wed 14 Oct 20
Cedric Young Ladder Thu 1 Oct - 10 Dec 20
Mixed Pairs Fri 8 Jan 21
Spring Ladder Tues 2 Feb - 13Apr 21
Individual Fri 5 Feb 21
Men & Ladies Pairs Fri 5 Mar 21
18th February 2020
Afternoon Duplicate Pairs (Assisted)
18th February 2020
Duplicate Pairs
19th February 2020
Duplicate Pairs
20th February 2020
Afternoon Duplicate Pairs (Assisted)
20th February 2020
Duplicate Pairs
21st February 2020
Duplicate Pairs
22nd February 2020
Duplicate Pairs