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If you need a partner for a bridge game, please contact Peter Clarke on 0411 033 260 or by email at


Congratulations - ABF Rank Promotions

August 2023

David Bower - Graduate

Polly Guthrie - Graduate

Ken Baker - Club

Jenny Ralph - Club

Di Doratis - Local

Scott Grout - Bronze Local

Ros Nicholson - Bronze Local

Welcome to Toronto Bridge Club
About TBC
About TBC

 The Toronto Bridge Club meets in the Carey Bay Village shopping centre.

The Club is tucked in behind Cellarbrations. There are front and rear doors. The rear door has a ramp for people with mobility issues. 

Whether you are new to the area or just passing through, we would love to meet you. You will be made to feel very welcome.

Click here to contact us


Last updated : 13th Aug 2023 07:28 GMT
Club Teams 2023

Congratulations to the winners of the recent 3 week Club Teams competition:

Andrew Toyne, Margaret Ingold, Ronnie Antill, Scott Grout and Helen Pelosi.

Last updated : 4th Sep 2023 05:51 GMT
GNOT regional finals

Pictured above is TBC team who represented TBC at the Grand National Open Team Regional Finals on Sunday 27 August.

L to R: Colleen Wilson, Marg Ingold, Don Miller and Josephine Most.

Several other TBC members also took part representing Lake Macquarie BC and Belmont BC but on the day the Newcastle teams proved too strong and so they will be proceeding to Brisbane to represent the Hunter Region in early December.

Well done all who took part.

Last updated : 2nd Sep 2023 11:41 GMT
2023 TBC Golden Anniversary Congress

The TBC Golden Anniversary Congress was held on Sunday 20 August.

There were 20 teams in 3 sections ably directed by Alan Bustany.

Thank you to Alan, Hans Tiller congress organiser, people who helped set up and take down, the ladies in the kitchen (who also had to fill in and play), everyone who donated food, drink and money.

The Congress couldn't happen without our volunteers.

Congratulations to the winners!

Winners of the Rookie Prize - Ken Baker, Deb Baldwin, Alan Nichols and Peter Deed representing TBC

Winners of the Novice section: Scott Grout, Pam Greene, David Carraro and Jenny Ralph representing TBC  They were also the winners of the Elsie Jenkinson Perpetual Trophy (the best performing TBC team with a combined score of less than 400 MPs as at 31 March)

Winners of the Restricted section: Forde Leathley, Rosalie McGlynn, Pam Leathley and Sue Pascoe representing Southlakes Bridge Club

Winners of the Open section: Janet Hill, Bernie Adcock, Pam Robinson and Christo Moskovsky representing Newcastle Bridge Club.

Also congratulations to the winners of the raffle:

1st prize David Carraro, 2nd prize Ruth Griffin (Gosford) and 3rd prize Colleen Wilson.

Last updated : 19th Sep 2023 04:00 GMT
New Club shirt

And here we have young Scott Grout modelling the new TBC polo shirt with club emblem...

If you would like a club shirt (it doesn't have to be a polo shirt, it could be anything ladies), please talk to Scott or go directly to Mono Unique Embroidery in Toronto.

Last updated : 9th Aug 2023 22:16 GMT
Happy birthday John McColl

One of our treasured members, John McColl, turned 90 yesterday 31 July.

The Club helped John celebrate with a special game and a cake.

Happy birthday John!

Last updated : 1st Aug 2023 08:04 GMT
New learners class

On Monday evening 17 July Judy McDonald commenced teaching a new intake of learner bridge players.

Welcome! We hope you enjoy your lessons and discover the passion of playing bridge!

Last updated : 18th Jul 2023 11:08 GMT
Visit by Greg Piper

On Monday 10 July the Club was visited by the Hon Greg Piper MP to inspect the dealing machine that was acquired through a state government grant.

Pictured are Gary Gray and Peter Clarke demonstrating the dealing machine to Greg. Thanks go to Peter and Michelle Miller for submitting the successful grant application on behalf of the Club.

Last updated : 10th Jul 2023 10:54 GMT
2023 Australia-Wide Novice Pairs

In the recent 2023 Australia-Wide Novice Pairs competition, Toronto had a good field of players but two players distinguished themselves.

To qualify, each player had to have less than 100 masterpoints. Jenny Ralph and Pam Greene had less than 10 masterpoints between them but came 10th overall in the country!

Congratulations ladies! We hope you keep enjoying your bridge!

Last updated : 8th Jul 2023 07:04 GMT
Happy Birthday John Robinson

On Saturday 1 July we had a birthday cake for John Robinson who is celebrating his big 80 on Sunday 2 July.

Congratulations from all the club.

Last updated : 2nd Jul 2023 01:09 GMT
Vale Ben Mursa

It is with great sadness that we pass on the news that Ben Mursa passed away last night in Sydney, where he had been living with his daughter Larissa since September last year. 

Larissa sent a lovely email saying "We know that Ben spent many happy hours playing the game he loved with like minded friends in Toronto - I often let him know how grateful I was that he gave up a game day to walk me down the aisle!

Unfortunately we couldn't match him in a game of Bridge, but until recently he was still extremely competitive in a game of Rummikub and was coming second in the family footy tipping comp.

He was thankful for the messages and cards sent to him since he was no longer able to play.

Please watch for Funeral details in the Newcastle Herald early next week."

Last updated : 21st Jun 2023 00:40 GMT
June Novice winners

Two Novice competitions were held on Friday 16 June and Monday 19 June.

The highest scoring pairs with less than 20 masterpoints each were eligible for 3 table vouchers each.

Congratulations Cyd Ross and Chris Heymans for the 16 June.

Congratulations David Carraro and Scott Grout for 19 June.

Last updated : 20th Jun 2023 05:55 GMT
Sponsorship drive

Last week one of our newer players, Scott Grout, and one of our most experienced players, Judy McDonald, hit the streets of Toronto to drum up sponsorship deals for the Club.

Judy has worked feverishly on revising, editing and printing fliers, forms and documents! 

They targeted real estate agencies with welcome packs for new home owners, optometrists, chemists, amplifon, live life.. well, just about anybody who may provide sponsorship, or may advertise our beginners class in July or fliers in their waiting rooms.

They are still to deliver brochures to library and target the local diggers club, who have assisted in the past.

We will keep you updated on feedback and responses.

Last updated : 14th Jun 2023 02:31 GMT
Newcastle Novice Congress 2023


This is the team who represented Toronto in the recent Newcastle Novice Congress - Pam Greene, David Carraro, Scott Grout and Sally Appleton.

Congresses are a wonderful way to mix with the wider bridge community and are a fun day out with potential red points to earn as did these players!

Congratulations! You did the club proud.

Last updated : 14th Jun 2023 02:30 GMT

Thank you Avery Property Professionals for sponsoring TBC

Purchasing Game Tokens

Please assist the club by purchasing tokens prior to the game from the designated person or online.

No cash will be accepted at the table.

Members please purchase your $7 game tokens in lots of 5 ($35, $70 etc) via online bank transfer.

Account name: Toronto Bridge Club

BSB: 650 300

Account no. 967039001

Please put your name in the reference box.

Session times

Monday Open:   9.30-1.00 pm preceded by an informative bridge talk

Tuesday Open:  6.30-10 pm preceded by a sausage sizzle. Arrival is recommended for 6

Wednesday Supervised: 12.30-3.00 pm

Thursday Open: 10.00-1.30 pm

Friday Open:      1.00-4.30 pm

Saturday Open:  1.00-4.30 pm


A reminder for members

Please refrain from attending bridge if you have Covid or flu-like symptoms.

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Club Meetings

Committee Meeting

1st Thursday of the month

TBC Accredited teachers

Peter Clarke

Judy McDonald

Josephine Most

25th September 2023
Monday pairs
10.00 am
Director: A. Nichols 0411 601 204
26th September 2023
Tuesday pairs
6.30 pm
Director: H. Tiller 0409 122 920
27th September 2023
Wednesday Supervised
1.00 pm
Director: P. Clarke 0411 033 260
Friday PAirs
Director: Ted Tait
Scorer: Gary Gray
Tuesday pairs
Director: Alan Nichols
Scorer: Gary Gray
Monday Pairs
Director: Ros Nicholson
Scorer: Ros Nicholson