Buchanan Bridge Club
Release 2.19n

Supported Tournament - New schedule in the Calendar

Afternoon Tournament


Avoiding problems at the table

Next Committee Meeting

Change of date

Tuesday 28th January, 6.00pm

Welcome to Buchanan Bridge Club

The Buchanan has been the home of bridge in Glasgow since 1932.
The club is in a 19th century listed building and yet has all the benefits of technology with computer-dealt boards, Bridgemates on all tables, etc.  Up to thirty-seven tables in play can be accommodated over the three floors of the building.
The Buchanan Bridge Club is a fully licensed club with a bar.

Avril Sloane

It is with sadness that we announce that Avril Sloane has passed away after a long illness. Avril had been a member of the club for many years and will be greatly missed. Avril was also the Secretary of the SBU. Our condolences go to Avril's family and friends. The funeral took place on 20th January. 

What’s on in January

There will be no January round of the Winter Pairs as the club was closed on Wednesday 1st.

The JK McDonald Individual will be held on Wednesday 29th.

Enjoy your Bridge in 2020!

NATIONAL PAIRS: Round 2 coming up

Club heats for the National Pairs were held at the Buchanan and 4 other clubs throughout the District. Details of the second round of this competitions are as follows -

National Pairs District Final: Tuesday 28 January 2020, 7.00pm at Glasgow Bridge Centre.  View list of qualifiers from club heats (Link to West District website)

The number of qualifiers to the National Pairs Final is tbc (Sunday 26 April, 12.00noon at Buchanan Bridge Club).

Qualifying pairs unable to play in this event must notify the District Tournament Secretary, email bridge@horst.plus.com

Don O'Driscoll

The funeral will be held at Falkirk Crematorium on Tuesday 28th January at 12.15pm.

Saturday Tournaments
The next Saturday afternoon tournament will be on 18th January 2020. Play will start at 1.30pm.

The next Saturday evening tournament will be on 1st February 2020 at 7.00pm.

Both are open events and all bridge players are welcome to attend. There is no need for visitors to sign in.
There is no standby but any member looking for a partner should use the Find a Partner facility.

Bridge Classes

The Buchanan offers tuition at five levels -

  • Beginners
  • Intermediate 1
  • Intermediate 2
  • Refreshers
  • Advanced




Bridge is enjoyable at all levels - for beginners and experts alike. It's mentally stimulating and for many an activity for life.

The classes run on Thursday evenings at 7.00pm and last about three hours. The new session started in September but you can still join. For full information including costs see Classes in the menu.

You can download an application form here (either for Beginners/Intermediate 1/Intermediate 2 or Refreshers/Advanced).

Beginners/ Intermediate1/ Intermediate2 Form

Refreshers Form

Advanced Form

Supported Tournament

The next Supported Tournament will be on Tuesday 4th February.

Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2017

The 2017 Laws of Duplicate Bridge are available for download here. A side-by-side comparison of the 2007 and 2017 Laws can be viewed here.

Visitors to the Buchanan

Visitors to the club are very welcome. Visitors may be signed in a total of six times in any club year before they are expected to apply for membership. The visitor(s) must have experience of tournament bridge. Every effort will be made to accommodate visitors who wish to use our Standby System.

You may also apply for a ten week temporary membership that allows access to the cardrooms on the club nights. Use the Contact Us page to request information.

Mon 27th January 2020
Matchpoint Monday
Tue 28th January 2020
Bronze Tournament
Wed 29th January 2020
Lounge Aggregate
Wed 29th January 2020
First Floor Aggregate
Wed 29th January 2020
JK McDonald Individual
Thu 30th January 2020
Open Pairs
Sat 1st February 2020
Open Pairs
Mon 3rd February 2020
Lounge Aggregate
Open Pairs
Lounge Aggregate
First Floor
Bronze Aggregate
District Pairs Semi-Final
Lounge Aggregate