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Saturday Lecture Series

Links to handouts and recorded videos for

AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

The BCA has an AED in a cabinet on the south wall of the main room. A short video is available which explains its use.

Charity Games
Charity games award extra masterpoints. The extra charge is split between the ACBL Charity Fund and Posada Esperanza, a local charity the BCA supports which provides shelter for immigrant women and children escaping domestic abuse.
Welcome to the Bridge Center of Austin

Welcome to the Bridge Center of Austin - where the best game in the world is played every day. We offer a variety of friendly beginning, intermediate, and open games and a full array of classes. All games feature pre-duplicated boards, hand records, and tabletop scoring devices. Come see us at 6700 Middle Fiskville Road, Suite 408, Austin, TX  78752 or call us at (512) 300-2743.

In Memoriam - Desmond Kidd
We are sad to report that Desmond Kidd died November 12th.

Upcoming Events

Unit Lecture Saturday, December 2nd, 12:15 pm
George Watkins on card placement

Unit 207 Holiday Party - Saturday, December 9th, 10am & 2:30pm Flyer

BCA Holiday Party - Friday, December 15th: Dinner, 6pm & Games, 7pm Flyer
Mark your calendars!

For BCA Club Games see below or use the Calendar & Game Registration tab on the left. The Monthly Schedules are annotated with special games offering extra points and provide a means for registering for a game or requesting a partner if you do not have one. Click for other Unit 207  club games.

For face-to-face play, please see Covid Protocols Currently in Effect on the right.

No food at tables - A hospitality break halfway through the games allows a chance to eat.

See above for Special Games and Tournament announcements.

Game Schedule at the BCA

  • Monday 10:30 am 1LM 
  • Tuesday 10:30 am 0-1500
  • Wednesday 10:30 am 0-750
  • Wednesday Noon Social Game (See article below)
  • Wednesday 7:00 pm Open
  • Thursday 10:30 am 0-500 Pregame Lesson (See article below)
  • Thursday 11:00 am Open
  • Friday 11:00 am Open
  • Friday 1:00 pm 0-200
  • Saturday 1:30 pm Open

1LM: Maximum of One Life Master per pair

Daily Games on BBO:  ACBL’s “Support Your Club” daylongs are individual tournaments with robots. When you play in one of these “Support Your Club” games, the majority of your table fees will be given back to the BCA. This way, you can help to support us while also having the opportunity to win ACBL black master points.

The schedule will likely continue to change. Check this website and our newsletter frequently.

Social Game: Wednesdays, noon to 2:00 pm
BCA has a “social game” every Wednesday, noon - 2:00 pm. These games are non-sanctioned, practice games. An instructor is available to answer questions, and hand records are available after each game. These games are designed for those who want to play in relaxed, non-competitive sessions and are a great place for new players to practice or for your social bridge-playing friends to come and have an enjoyable place to play. Spread the word! Session fee is $10.

Thursday 0-500 Game
The 0-500 game on Thursdays at 10:30 am is preceded by a 30-minute lesson at 10:00 am.


  • 11/30 - Doubles, A to Z

Game Registration

Game Registrations and Partnership Requests are made using the Calendar & Game Registration tab in the menu on the left. Click to go there.
If you have questions or need instructions, click here.

Note that you must first be registered in the Membership Database. If you need to register, click here to go to Members Only: and submit a Membership Request.

If you need to Cancel a Registration - return to the Calendar, select Registration Required for the game you wish to cancel, and enter the name you used when making the reservation. Click Remove.


If you are a BCA member and are in search of a partner and/or are willing to partner with someone new to the BCA, please click on the Partnerships tab on the left. If you are looking for a partner for a specfic game, use the Calendar & Game Registration tab. Click here for details.

Covid Protocols Currently In Effect

The following protocols are currently in effect for all activities at the Bridge Center of Austin, regardless of the sponsor. 

  • Masks are optional:   Masking is recommended, particularly if an attendee is at high risk for severe illness or otherwise is a member of a vulnerable population.
  • Infected or Exposed players:   The CDC provides a tool for people who have tested positive for Covid-19 or have been in close contact with someone with Covid-19. Please use it to determine your necessary actions. In general, you must be fever-free 5 days after your initial symptoms, and you must wear a mask for the next 5 days. 
  • We trust that you will follow recommended CDC guidelines. Please do not play at the BCA if you are sick or think you may be getting sick.

These protocols are in place with the safely of our players as our foremost concern. They will likely change as CDC and ACBL guidance evolves.  Please refer to this each time you plan to play at the Center.

Max 1 LM/Pair Membership
Open Game
0-200 Game