Current Game Schedule
- Monday, 1:15 pm: Open Pairs
- Tuesday, 1:15 pm: Open Pairs
- Thursday, 1:15 pm: Open Pairs
- Friday, 9:00 am lesson, 9:30 game: 0-499
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 (375 108 5709) 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 for members who are current with their dues, $120 pesos for non-members. 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.
Club Appreciation Games
Keep an eye on the calendar for the upcoming Club Appreciation Games. These games award extra masterpoints without having an increased entry fee.
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 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 1:15 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 1:15 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. 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 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 Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Bridge provides an excellent mechanism to improve a player’s:
- Logical thinking skills
- Mathematical ability
- Social skills
- 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.