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Come and visit us at St Walburge's Gardens, Weston Street, Preston PR2 2QJ. Phone 01772 720060.We welcome players of all standards and have lessons for beginners as well as practice and supervised play for the less experienced.The premises are easily accessed and have ample car parking.

Welcome to Preston Contract Bridge Club
More success for Preston members

Congratulations to PBC members Nick Sutcliffe, Bob Loveridge and Mike Tomlinson who were part of the team that qualified for the final of the Crockfords Plate.  They beat a strong team from Young Chelsea in London in a closely fought match.  They will now play in the national final, joining 7 other teams to play in an all-play-all, multi-teams event at Coventry, on the weekend of Saturday 31 August.  The club wishes them the very best of luck in the final.


PBC offer a comprehensive teaching programme including a beginners' course, a consolidation course and supervised play sessions.

Anyone interested in the beginners lessons is invited to a FREE taster session on Tuesday September 24th.

Please ring Veronica Petrie on 0788012008 for details

Pivot Teams

 Thursday 30th August is a Fifth Thursday 

So it will be a pivot teams

Entries to Geraldine please 

Contact details are 01257 266918 email

The next  4th Thursday Draw Teams is on Thursday 22 August

To enable the event to run properly you need to enter in advance.

Please enter ONLINE by clicking on this line of text or on the title.

Only the names will be displayed, not the contact details.

If for any reason you can't enter online, please contact Terry Hines

E:,       T: 07753 178939

If you enter and can’t for some reason attend, it is essential that you let Terry know as soon as possible.



Yvonne Dickinson & Philip Meadowcroft

County Club Challenge

Congratulations to the winners Neville Edmondson and Susan Brennan who represented Bury

Runners up were Trevor Mayes and Eric Holden who represented Brierfield.  Full results on the results page.

I would like to thank Andrew Petrie for helping me at the start and thank Maxine, Catherine Draper and Catherine's mother for the excellent catering and for the support during the day 

Bill Alston

PBC is intending to run a series of workshops on Competitive Bidding aimed at players who wish to improve their bidding, either to be more competitive in their normal club sessions and/or to start playing more regularly in regional/county events and teams leagues.  More information is available here - 

PBC Improver Workshops.pdf

The first of these will be held on Friday 25 October 2019,10:00 to 12:30.

The topic is Lebensohl after partner's opening 1NT is overcalled.

Click on the title (IMPROVERS' WORKSHOP) for more details and online registration.


Purchasing Tokens

The purchasing of tokens just before a session is sometimes delaying the start of a session.

If you wish to purchase tokens please could you arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of the session.

Tokens available from Maxine, Veronica, Christine, Yvonne, Don, Arthur and Rowena


Amending Scores

From time to time we are asked to amend scores which have been entered incorrectly.

After some discussion it has been agreed that in accordance with EBU recommendations we will do this up to 7 days after the session.

You must however obtain the opponents agreement before contacting us to alter a score.

Daytime Bridge
Daytime Bridge
Monday  Supervised play. 1.00 pm and finishes 3.30-4.00 pm.NB Continues throughout the summer. 

Wednesday Join us on Wednesday afternoon for a friendly and competitive game from12.50 - 4.00 pm Duplicate Pairs, visitors welcome, no partner required. For information contact Maxine on 01772744805.


Charity Status

Preston Contract Bridge Club is a registered Charity number 1161100 

Room Hire

Our spacious club room is available for hire to members to play bridge at the following rates:
For matches in official competitions involving Preston Members £10 except for the Nicko where the team plays as Preston

Non Members £30
For Ad Hoc Social Bridge £2.00 per person
Regular Bookings by negotiation

If any other groups involved in similar games feel that they would like to use our room on a regular basis we are happy to discuss this.

All enquiries to Maxine on 01772 744805 or E-mail via the contact page in the information menu.

The room MUST be booked with the secretary.
20th August 2019
Easy duplicate(no help given,results uploaded to EBU)
7.15 pm
Director: Christine
21st August 2019
Afternoon Pairs
1 pm prompt
Director: Christine
Host: Sue
22nd August 2019
Teams - enter as a Pair
7.15 pm
Director: Bill Alston
Monday Afternoon Pairs
Monday Evening Pairs
Friday Evening Pairs