Kelsall and District Bridge Club
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The Committee

Nick Mayfield (Chair); Richard Elviss (Treasurer); Martin Booth; Ann Tindall, Di Pashley; Sue Ward; Anne Chisholm

Welcome to Kelsall and District Bridge Club
Come Join Us

Kelsall is a friendly club catering for all standards, so come and join us!

Playing Times

An online duplicate tournament is played every Thursday at 7pm on BBO. Bridge is also played on an adhoc basis via casual games and league games using BBO or BCL.


Playing Bridge Online

Please see the menu on the left for Bridge Base Online information on registering, playing and hosting. Please let Nick or Anne know your BBO username if you register. Thank you.

Member List

For a list of all members, including BBO and WhatsApp information and contact details, please go to "Member List" on the left hand menu and then log in with your password. Please advise us if your details have changed. If you are looking for a specific person's details, you can enter their name in the search box.


Kelsall Bridge Club WhatsApp Group

Please contact Anne Chisholm ( if you would like to join the WhatsApp Group to look for partners and opponents from Kelsall Bridge Club to play Online Bridge.

If you use our WhatsApp group, please remember to move off to messaging privately as soon as you can, so that all 60 members of the group don't have to read messages for one person. Thank you.

Annual Competitions

The McNicol Trophy/ Thursday Average competition and the Carter/Kay Slam competition are running from 1st September 2020 until 31st March 2021, with scores being taken automatically from the BBO tournaments. The running results are in the Competitions area of the website, accessed from the main menu on the left. 

Practise with your partner or teach someone to play bridge using BBO

Donald Cochran has kindly passed on this information regarding using robots to practise with your partner (especially if you can't find opps) or train someone new to bridge at a cost of BB$1 per week. Please click on Bridge Base Online in the menu on the left and then find the article for further information.

Christmas & New Year BBO tournaments
  • Wednesday 16th Dec 7pm       "Swiss Pairs" movement tournament. All welcome
  • Thursday 17th Dec 7pm     tournament as normal
  • Tuesday 22nd Dec 7pm             extra tournament with Zoom party after
  • Thursday 24th Dec-                   no tournament 
  • Thursday 31st Dec 7pm   tournament as normal 
Zoom party 22nd December 9.30pm

You are invited to a Zoom party at 9.30pm after the tournament on 22nd Dec. All welcome, whether you have played or not. Bring your own drink and mince pie! Further details how to join in to follow soon. Please check back here.

Kelsall BBO Round Robin Swiss Pairs

December arrangements:

  • Week ended 5th Dec          Week 9- as per issued schedule
  • Week ended 12th Dec        Week 10- one off schedule tba
  • Week ended 19th Dec        Week 11- one off 'Swiss Pairs' movement tournament on Weds 16th Dec at 7pm
  • Week ended 26th Dec        Week 12- no games
  • Week ended 2nd Jan          Week 13 - schedule picks up from 5th Dec positions

Congratulations to our leaders after Week 8:

  1. Martin Booth & Nick Mayfield
  2. Jenny & Paul Mathews
  3. Sian & Jeremy Lawes

Please see the full results and all of the Round Robin details by accessing the main menu on the left under Kelsall BBO Round Robin Swiss Pairs

3rd December 2020
BBO Duplicate Tournament
Director: Paul Mathews
10th December 2020
BBO Duplicate Tournament
Director: Nick Mayfield & Martin Booth
16th December 2020
BBO Tournament with "Swiss Pairs" Movement
Director: Anne Chisholm
BBO Duplicate Tournament
Director: Sue Ward and Nick Mayfield
BBO Duplicate Tournament
Director: Paul Mathews and Anne Chisholm
BBO Duplicate Tournament
Director: Nick Mayfield