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Extra Extra.....Master Points -†IN July
9 Tue: Instant Matchpoint Game†($120 pesos)†
Section 1st = 1 Gold point and 81.8% sectional rating!
16 Tue: NAP Qualifier ($120 pesos)†50/50 red and black at 81.8% sectional rating!†
18 Thu:† NAP Qualifier ($120 pesos)†50/50 red and black at 81.8% sectional rating!
19 Fri: NAP Qualifier 499er Pairs LCDBC†($120 pesos)†50/50 red and black at 81.8% sectional rating

Game Schedule

  • Monday, 1:15†pm: Open Pairs (On hold until the Fall)
  • Tuesday, 1:15†pm: Open Pairs
  • Wednesday, 1:00 pm: Supervised Bridge (November-March)
  • Thursday, 1:15†pm: Open Pairs
  • Friday, 9:00 am lesson, 9:30 game: 0-499 Master Points
    Current game schedule - check calendar

Please arrive 15 minutes before starting times†so we can start on time and finish on time. If you are going to be late, please call the Club (33 1790 6856) and the Director may be able to hold your place after game has started.††

Partners may be available if you need one, but please use the "Find A Partner" (members) or "Contact Us" (non-members) in the menu at the left of this page to look for a partner before you come to the club.

Fee for regular games at the club is $100 pesos. Special games (charity games, club championships, etc.) may have an additional fee.†Members may purchase a punch-card good for seven games for $600 pesos.

Please do not come to the club if you have any communicable illness, such as a cold or flu-like symptoms, no matter how mild, and certainly not if you have tested positive for Covid-19. Masks are optional. We are no longer checking for proof of vaccination.

Monthly Unit Championship
The Monthly Unit Championship is typically held on the fourth Saturday of the month, with a potluck lunch starting at noon, followed by the game at 1:00. The fee is $100 pesos. Club punch cards are not accepted for Unit Games.†Check the Calendar for when a Unit Game is scheduled.

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 in Sol Y Luna's meeting room, west Ajijic. We are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday afternoons with games starting at 1:15 and ending before 5:00. Friday mornings feature a short lesson at 9:00am and a beginner game at 9:30am. 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.

Donít 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 1:00 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 and 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. Itís 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 donít 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 ďduplicateĒ bridge to enjoy its social competitive aspects.

The medical profession is only now coming to realize 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 Alzheimerís disease and other dementias.

Bridge provides an excellent mechanism to improve a playerís:

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

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

Contact Us if you have a questions.

Invite your friends to learn bridge

On the new ACBL website is a great resource for learning our great game:


In addition, some opportunities are coming up in the next few weeks for a series of beginner classes on Zoom:


Be sure to share these with your friends who have thought about learning to play bridge and haven't gotten around to it yet.

Gracious Players

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

Tue July 23, 2024
Charity Game
1:15 PM
Director: Mike Roney
Cost: $120 pesos
Thu July 25, 2024
Charity Game
1:15 PM
Director: Mike Roney
Cost: $120 pesos
Fri July 26, 2024
499er Pairs Charity Game
9:00 AM
Director: Neal Hayden
Asst. Director: Mike Roney
Cost: $120 pesos
Sat July 27, 2024
Unit Championship
Director: Mike Roney
Cost: $100 pesos
Sanction: L2407205A
Tue July 30, 2024
Open Pairs
1:15 PM
Director: Mike Roney
Cost: $100 pesos
Sat August 24, 2024
Unit Championship
Director: Lane Galloway
Cost: $100 pesos
Sanction: L2408205A
Sat September 28, 2024
Unit Championship
Director: Lane Galloway
Cost: $100 pesos
Sanction: L2409205A
NAP Qualifier 499er Pairs
Director: Neal Hayden
NAP Qualifier
Director: Mike Roney
NAP Qualifier
Director: Mike Roney