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In keeping with Governmental advice regarding precautionary measures to be taken in relation to the covid-19 pandemic:

Wigan Bridge Club is closed and will remain so until further notice.

When circumstances allow for the reopening of the club,

notification will be given here, on the Club web site.


Margaret Wilkinson, Honorary Secretary, 28th March 2020

Notice reviewed, no further update 18th June 2021



To all Members

I wish to send Best Wishes to everyone  and look forward to a nice restriction-free summer.
Thanks to to the success and speed of the vaccination programme against Covid 19 we can feel safer out of doors and will hopefully lead to the opening of the Bridge Club again, a day we shall all look forward to.  We appreciate the efforts of those members who are looking after the premises and keeping them fit for our return.

Many thanks to the committee members who work tirelessly to keep Wigan Bridge Club alive.

We must thank all who work in the NHS. for their tireless work in saving thousands of lives during this pandemic.

Kind regards.


In deepest Sympathy
In deepest Sympathy


It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Margaret Belcher following an accident in her car.

She has been a long serving and valued member of the club since 2000.

We send our deepest sympathy to her family and friends.

When more details are available they will be posted here.

The Bridge committee and all her friends at Wigan Bridge Club.

Online Bridge

Bridge Base Online (BBO) is a free online bridge system.

You can register for free and play Solitaire or other games.

Alternatively, someone can start a table and play bridge with friends.

It may look a bit daunting at first but gets easier with a bit of practice.

Click here to go to Bridge Base Online

Below is a guide to help you get started one if you are using a Laptop or PC the other for iPad users.

Click here for a BBO getting started and basic play guide for Laptop or PC


Click here for BBO getting started and basic play guide for iPad

I've also added a guide to help with starting a table and solving some common issues

Click here for a BBO Hosting a table guide and other tips

If you need any help give me a call.

Trevor Johnson

Solo Bridge

If you don't want to use Brdge Base Online I can recommend Bridge V+

Its free and you don't need to be connected to the internet to play .

(but can be bought for a few pounds and this removes adverts and some restrictions.)

I have it on my iPhone and iPad.

I play rubber bridge against the computer.

In the settings you can select to play your own conventions, such as strong 2's, weak NT etc. You can also select the oppositions conventions.

So you can practise playing against different systems or your own system.

There is a hint and help available.

The computer compares your result to its predicted result and you can ask the computer to show you how to bid the best contract and the maximum number of tricks.

Its not totally compliant with ACOL but its great most of the time.

Bride V+ for Android devices

Bridge V+ for Apple devices

BridgeV+ for PC's Windows 10

If you need any help give me a call or send me an email

Trevor Johnson