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Club Closure
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and with the safety of our members in mind, The York Bridge Club is now closed until further notice.

Some Good News

  Planning Permission Granted

The Trustees are pleased to report that the plans submitted to the City of York Council for our new premises have now been formally approved. We will keep members’ informed on our next steps when the longer term effects of Covid-19 becomes clearer.

York Bridge Club - On-line Competitions

The pairs league which plays on a Monday afternoon 2:00pm has over 20 pairs and is still growing, the teams league which plays on a Tuesday evening 7:00pm has 5 teams and growing albeit more slowly.  Matches can of course be played at any time if that would be more convenient.

The league tables for these competitions can now be accessed on the left hand menu.

It is not too late to join us. The more the merrier. If you would like to get involved, please email for more details and information.

Happy Birthday Nora
Happy Birthday Nora

Today  4th April is Nora's 99th birthday. Many happy returns to you Nora. Sadly we aren't able to celebrate with you because of the current restrictions. But you are very much in everybody's thoughts.

We hope you are taking the coronavirus pandemic in your stride. You are an inspiration to us all. Sorry you can't play bridge at the moment. The below picture shows Nora arriving at the Club to play on her 98th birthday. Long may you continue to play bridge at York Bridge Club.

Welcome to The York Bridge Club
Welcome to The York Bridge Club

We are a friendly and active club running 9 pairs sessions per week, visitors and new members are always welcome whatever their experience level. 

Classes are available for those new to club bridge or returning to it. 

For more information please contact Gill Rickard either via email, telephone 01904 264166 or mobile 07748155648 

Success in the EBU Stratified Pairs

EBU offered and York Bridge Club participated in a nationwide stratified pairs competition on Monday 9th March. There are 4 stratifications which enables members to compete against players nationally in their own stratification. 

York Bridge Club congratulate members Keith Joules and David Waxman who scored 72.16% and came top in the entire country in the highest 'A' stratification (where one or both players are at, or above, Tournament Master).

This is an outstanding performance and we congratulate Keith and David on their achievement.

Schools Initiative - Continued
Schools Initiative - Continued

Supporting the Maths Curriculum at Lord Deramore’s Primary School. In our second week with Year 5, the children were introduced to High Card Points (HCPs) and made to count their own HCPs in readiness for 13 card No Trump play next week, when we will also give them the Target Trick Table. One child said “This is better than our normal class”. Long may it last. Read More.............

We had our last session today at Lord Deramore’s after 6 weeks with Year 5 of teaching Starter Bridge. Click Here for more pictures The children are now able to play both NT and Suit Contracts and are discovering the power of “ruffing” to make extra tricks. It has been very gratifying to teach these enthusiastic young kids. One child stood up and said “This is the best card game in the world”. They love the help of the wonderful buddies, without whom the project would not have happened. We will be seeing  a few of them when we go back to help set up an after-school elective club on 27th February, to take them into Minibridge. Thank you all including Mr Mark Richards of Lord Deramore’s, who has been most accommodating. Our next stop is the Minster School on 25th February, introducing Starter Bridge to Years 8, 6 and 5.

Click Here to view the latest teaser We will post a new teaser each month

Frequently Asked Questions

If you cannot find what you are looking for in the website, you may like to have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's). If all else fails or you have a question to add send us a message (About Us/Contact Us) and we will get back to you

Beginners / Returners

With so many different lesson and play sessions available for those early in their bridge development, the club has recently pulled together a document that shows what is available. The document outlines how the different lessons and play sessions work together and provides brief information about each allowing you to choose the path most suited to you. Click Here to view the document and look out for a copy on the club wall. We hope you find it useful and a bridge (sorry no pun intended) to playing at the club.


Club Tel No:

01904 622178

Hands Computer Dealt and Scored
Hands Computer Dealt and Scored

Computer dealt boards (Duplimate) and online scoring (Bridgemates & EBU Score) are used for all Duplicate sessions. 

Printed hand copies and final results are available after each session. Results, Hands & Travellers are posted on this website after each session.