Welcome to KSBA
Welcome to the web page of the Karnataka State Bridge Association
Welcome to the web page of  the Karnataka State Bridge Association

KSBA is the Governing body for CONTRACT BRIDGE in Karnataka. We are a fairly active bridge community and host a wide range of events that include teaching classes, weekly club events and regular tournaments. We have players ranging from rank beginners to strong life masters, so whatever your level is you are welcome – and if you do not have a partner we will help you find one ! 

Upcoming Tournament!
Post the LockDown, all face to face tournaments are suspended - KSBA is alternatively running several online tournaments.

 

REGULAR CLUB GAMES

Because of Covid 19 situation, KSBA has suspended face-to-face bridge games until further notice
KSBA continues to have games organized for its members on the Bridge Base Online (BBO) platform. All members are welcome to participate in these tournaments.

Bangalore

Online BBO Tournament Hosted by BBO username "Jayk0810

The tournament starts at 5:30 pm on Mon / Wed / Fri / Saturday and 4:45 PM on Tue / Thu
 

BBO Games Hosted by KSBA

Day of Week Scoring # of Boards Start Time
Monday MPs 14 5:30 PM
Tuesday MPs 20 4:45 PM
Wednesday IMPs 14 5:30 PM
Thursday IMPs 20 4:45 PM
Friday MPs 14 5:30 PM
Saturday MPs 14 5:30 PM

Recent Laurels of KSBA members

In the recently concluded Malaty Sastry tournament, Smiling Assassins comprising of Koushik Mukherjee, Uttam Gupta, Soumalya Ghosh, CM Kulkarni & Swarup Anand won the Team event in what was a very strong field comprising of teams from all South Indian States. They edged out Nest Inn from Tamil Nadu in the last round to emerge winners. KSBA teams won 4 of the top 5 prizes in this event.

In the Pair events for the non-qualifiers, Prakash Easwaran and Sridhar teamed up to finish second.
 

Ramaratnam Venkatesh & Ayan Mandal won the All India ProAm tournament conducted by Bridgeduniya in impressive fashion. 
All the Top Pros were features and RV and Ayan won by a comfortable margin. The tournament had one of the highest prize money offered. 
You can see the full results Here

KSBA has been conducting Tricon Infotech Monthly Team tournaments. The most recent event was conducted in November with a very interesting format called the Karnataka Premier League mimicking the IPL. We had a great response and the team - Jacks led by CM Kulkarni won the inagural event.

Our congratulations to all the winners.

 

 

KSBA Learning Initiatives

KSBA Learning is a very active division of KSBA. We have been promoting the game by introducing it to those who are interested.
We have several initiatives underway to help people embrace the wonderful game of bridge

If you are interested in learning more about our programs, click Here

Our office premises is located at:

Off: Room No 4, National Games Indoor Stadium
80 Ft Road
Koramangala, Bangalore 560095
E-Mail: bridegksba@gmail.com

We have District Associations located in other parts of the state. More information about them and the bridge activities can be found below.
MDBA – Mysore District
DKDBA – Dakshin Kannada
Belgaum
Dharwad
Gulbarga
Bellary

KSBA Learning is a group within KSBA focussed on spreading the knowledge of the game far and wide. We have several initiatives to address players of all levels of competence. If you want to know more, Click Here