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Welcome to Lake Chapala Duplicate Bridge Club
Be Sure To Reserve Your Spot For Friday and Mondays in May/June

Due to low attendance in May and June, it is necessary to email Mike Roney ( and let him know if you are playing on Friday afternoon or Monday afternoon. Friday morning games are unaffected. 

Mike must receive the email by 11am. If we do not get at least 3 tables, the game will have to be canceled.

The Monday afternoon, June 17th, status is game ON (4 tables so far)

The Friday afternoon, June 21st, status is awaiting signups (1 table so far).

Game Schedule

June 2019 

Congratulations to Diane Van Brocklin and Tom Gillett for finishing tied for 5th/6th overall out of 126.5 tables at the Thursday afternoon STAC game with a 66.67% game.  Donna McElroy and Don Ross did well also to come in 10th overall with a 65.18% game.  Finishing with 59.52% games were Rob and Dave for 13th overall and Dagmar and Donny with a 59.23% game for  14th overall.  Thanks to all who participated in the STAC week games.

17 Mon 1:30 PM Open Pairs ($50 pesos)
18 Tue 1:30 PM Charity Open Pairs ($70 pesos)
20 Thu 1:30 PM Charity Open Pairs ($70 pesos)
21 Fri 9:00 AM Lesson, 9:30 Game 299er Pairs ($50 pesos)
21 Fri 1:30 PM Open Pairs ($50 pesos)

24 Mon 1:30 PM Inter-Club Championship ($70 pesos)
  Conditions of Contest  Multi-site club game with a chance at a big overall score!
25 Tue 1:30 PM Open Pairs ($50 pesos)
27 Thu 1:30 PM NAP Club Qualifier ($75 pesos)
  Conditions of Contest  50/50 red and black at 81.8% sectional rating!
28 Fri 9:00 AM Lesson, 9:30 Game 299er Pairs ($50 pesos)
28 Fri 1:30 PM Charity Open Pairs ($70 pesos)
29 Sat 1:00 PM Unit Championship (L1906205A) ($50 pesos)

Feliz Navidad 2018
Feliz Navidad 2018

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Don't Forget to PLAY NICE!

Your Board has been focused on attracting novice and former members to play in our open games. We want to remind everyone that bridge is a game of respect for all, regardless of experience. Please remember the "play nice" guidelines as posted on our bulletin board. Many thanks.

Come Play Bridge!

The Lake Chapala Duplicate Bridge Club cordially invites all those interested in playing bridge to visit us and enjoy the fun of bridge.

The club is located on the Carreterra in Riberas del Pilar on Lake Chapala between Mom’s Deli and the Maskaras Clinic. We are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons with games starting at 1:30 and ending before 5:00. Friday mornings feature a short lesson and a beginner game at 9:15. The doors usually open about 12:30 for afternoon games and 8:30 for Friday morning games so come by, say hi and make some new friends.

Don’t know how to play the greatest card game ever invented? No problem! The Lake Chapala Duplicate Bridge Club offers lessons for beginners and intermediates. Our friendly instructors will make you feel at home and have you playing in no time. Wednesday afternoons (November-March) starting at 1:30 are a great time to get your feet wet when the club offers lessons and supervised play. Come join us and have some fun.

What do Churchill, Sharif, Gates, Buffett have in common?
What do Churchill, Sharif, Gates, Buffett have in common?


They are well-known bridge devotees together with Dwight Eisenhower, Mahatma Ghandi, Deng Xiao Ping, Agatha Christie, Oprah Winfrey, Woody Allen, and Martina Navratilova.

The most challenging mental sport, bridge is a game of skill, concentration and infinite possibilities. It’s part science, part math, part logic, part reason and embodies cooperation, problem solving and has even been linked to higher test scores among children. It is an easy game to learn, a hard game to master and you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy it.

Millions of people worldwide play at home, in clubs or on-line. Many advance to tournaments or “duplicate” bridge to enjoy its social competitive aspects.

The medical profession is only now coming to realise that, as people are tending to live longer. Remain mentally fit may be as important as maintaining their levels of physical fitness. More and more often chess, bridge, backgammon and crossword puzzles are being cited as excellent activities for keeping the brain exercised and stalling the onset of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Bridge provides an excellent mechanism to improve a player’s:

  • Logical thinking skills
  • Mathematical ability
  • Memory
  • Teamwork
  • Social skills
  • Concentration
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving ability, and
  • Inferential reasoning

Bridge is one of the few games played today by people of all ages and nationalities.

Special Message

Feeling achy? Got a cough? Sneezing? Please stay home.


Gracious Players

Our club practices zero tolerance as well as having a scent-free policy. Please come wearing no perfumes, colognes, aftershaves, etc.

As well, gracious player guidelines are posted in the club. We ask all players to bear them in mind to ensure an enjoyable day for everyone.


Please click to view Best Behavior at Bridge.


18th June 2019
Charity Open Pairs
1:30 PM
Director: Janet Mitchell
Cost: $70 pesos
20th June 2019
Charity Open Pairs
1:30 PM
Director: Bill Heim
Cost: $70 pesos
21st June 2019
299er Pairs
9:00 AM Lesson, 9:30 Game
Director: Stephen Segall
Cost: $50 pesos
Open Pairs
Director: Mike Roney
299er Pairs
Director: Stephen Segall
STaC Open Pairs (ST1906108)
Director: Lew Crippen