St. Louis Bridge Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to training and educating the bridge-playing community. SLBC's programs and activities are directly influenced by its members and governed by a Board of Directors.


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It’s Your Chance to Win an Olympic Medal!

Seniors (50+) who play duplicate bridge are eligible once again to play in the Senior Olympics at the St. Louis Bridge Center.

Please plan to join us on Friday, May 26th at 2:30 pm (registration deadline is May 8th). Only $18 per player (if this is the only Olympic event you enter). Click here to register online. Registration materials are also available at the Bridge Center


Capital Campaign

To all of you who donated and helped us make our new location SO wonderful, thank you! We are working on our donor plaque. If you don’t want your name on it and prefer to remain anonymous, please let Linda Currier know or send us an email at: info@stlouisbridge.org.

For those of you who want to contribute, we would love your help to get us to our goal! Here is an explanation of what the Capital Campaign to help fund the cost of our move to 1270 N. Price entails and why we hope you will want to be a part of this effort. We've broken it down into:

  • How Far We've Come
  • Where We’re Going
  • Construction Update
  • How We Pay For This

Please click here to read about this campaign and it's importance to the future of SLBC. Please click here to download a Pledge Form.

Please consider making a tax deductible contribution today to support our capital campaign.


Phillip Alder Seminar - June 9 and 10

The St. Louis Bridge Center is delighted to welcome Phillip Alder for a three-part seminar Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10. Mr. Alder is a renowned educator, former NY Times bridge columnist, and current monthly contributor to the ACBL Bridge Bulletin, and is coming to the St. Louis Bridge Center to conduct three bridge seminars. Whether you play social or duplicate, each seminar will improve your game. Registration is encouraged for everyone – at any level of play – who plays bridge. We expect the seminar sessions to fill up quickly, so sign up early to hold a seat. If you don’t have a partner, just let us know and we’ll find one for you.

The seminar topics for the two days are:

  • Competitive Bidding (Friday, June 9, 2-4:30 pm)
  • Second- and Third-Hand Play (Saturday, June 4, 9:30 am - noon)
  • Declarer/Defender: Placing the Missing Cards (Saturday, June 4, 1:00-3:30 pm)

For more information, or to register for some or all of the sessions, please click here.


Photo of the Month

Happy Easter!

See more photos by selecting the "Photo Gallery" link on the left.


St. Louis Bridge Center Ranks #10 in ACBL's Top Clubs of North America!

The ACBL just released their listing of the Top 50 Clubs for 2015. Thanks to the efforts of our members, St. Louis Bridge Center was ranked #10. This is a tremendous achievement for us and is due entirely to our dedicated and supportive members. Thank you for supporting SLBC!


Games for Newcomers and Intermediates

Are you new to bridge? Or perhaps you have been playing for awhile but are still developing your skills? At SLBC we have games for all levels of newer players! Click here to learn more.


Game / Training Announcements

2017 NEW GAMES and CHANGES - The following changes are being made to our Game Schedule beginning January 1, 2017:

  • New: Newcomer (0-20) - Mondays at 10:00am
  • New: Newcomer (0-20) - Wednesdays at 10:00am
  • New: Intermediate/Newcomer (0-199) - Fridays at 10:00am
  • Change: Intermediate/Newcomer from (0-200) to (0-499) - Tuesdays at 6:30pm

SUNDAY AFTERNOON SWISS TEAM GAMES - Remember that we have a regular game on the First Sunday of every month. It is a Swiss Team Game hosted by Phyllis at 1:00pm. NOTE: Check attached flyer for date/time changes. Click here to learn more.

EVENING GAME PROMOTION - For a limited time we are offering discounts on all of our evening games - Now only $7 for Members and $9 for Guests (regular prices are $9 and $11 respectively).

BRIDGE IN A DAY! - Phyllis Siegel continues to add new Bridge-in-a-Day sessions due to the overwhelmingly positive responses we have received from our students. This is a popular program designed by the ACBL to allow you the ability to learn to play the great game of bridge in just one day. For only $80 and one day of training you will be ready to begin playing bridge in our daily games. Click on the "Training & Education" link on the left to learn more.


Visiting Artist Series

We are honored to have an exhibit of photographs by Craig Shumate. Mr. Shumate, a local Kirkwood digital artist, has been creating photographs for over 50 years. Click here to learn more about Mr. Shumate's photographs. Click here to visit Mr. Shumate's website.


Important Upcoming Events

  • April 20 - Unit Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (85% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • April 23 - Club Membership Game at 1:00pm. Higher masterpoint awards (100% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • April 23 - Life Master/Non-Life Master Game 1:00pm. No additional game fee.
  • April 26 - Club Championship Game at 6:30pm. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • April 29 - Club Membership Game at 6:00pm. Higher masterpoint awards (100% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • May 1 - Club Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • May 7 - Unit Championship Team Game 1:00pm. Higher masterpoint awards (85% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • May 7 - Swiss Team 1:00pm. No additional game fee.
  • May 9 - Club Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • May 17 - Club Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • May 19 - May 21 - St. Charles Sectional. The Center will be closed in support of this Tournament.
  • May 23 - Unit Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (85% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • May 25 - Club Membership Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (100% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • May 26 - Senior Olynpics . More details to come!
  • June 3 - World Wide Pairs 1:00pm. Compete against players around the world. Higher masterpoint awards (100% Sectional Red/Black) with expert hand analysis booklet. $4.00 additional game fee.
  • June 4 - Swiss Team 1:00pm. No additional game fee.
  • June 6 - Club Championship Game at 6:30pm. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • June 7 - North American Pairs Qualifing Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (100% Sectional Black/Red). No additional game fee.
  • June 9 - June 10 - Philip Adler . More details to come!
  • June 11 - Life Master/Non-Life Master Game 1:00pm. No additional game fee.
  • June 15 - Club Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • June 20 - North American Pairs Qualifing Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (100% Sectional Black/Red). No additional game fee.
  • June 21 - The Longest Day Alzheimers Assoc. Games at 9:00am, 1:00pm, and 6:00pm. Higher masterpoint awards (70% Sectional Black). Help support charitable causes. $1.00 additional game fee.
  • June 24 - Club Championship Game at 6:00pm. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • June 26 - North American Pairs Qualifing Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (100% Sectional Black/Red). No additional game fee.
  • June 30 - North American Pairs Qualifing Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (100% Sectional Black/Red). No additional game fee.
Check here for special announcements.

Zero Tolerance Policy

Our Board of Directors strongly believe that all experiences at St. Louis Bridge Center should be positive and friendly. As such, we have addopted a "Zero Tolerance" Policy that is strictly enforced at all games. Click here to see the policy.


Form 990

Our Form 990 for 2015 is now available. If you would like to review a copy, please see Linda. "Form 990" is an annual IRS form that provides the public with financial information about a nonprofit organization.


2016 Year End Board Letter

Please click here to read a 2016 year-end review from the Board of Directors.


The Common Game

SLBC is affiliated with "The Common Game". This program allows players to compare scores among our club with those who have played the hand at clubs around the country. Separately, analysis of the bid and play of certain hands are provided each day. Click here to learn more.

Click the link on the left "Results - Common Game" to view game results.


SLBC Raises Over $42,000 to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

The Longest Day was a huge success! We raised over $42,000, which will go toward helping to find a cure for Alzheimers’ disease.

Thank you all for everything you did - you played in our charity games, donated money, bought raffle tickets and auction items, sponsored tables, contacted friends, and worked together as a community of duplicate players and friends to make this possible.

You are an amazing group.


Swing Players Needed

This program is important to allow us to always guarantee a partner for players that show up without a partner. You can pick a day of the week, or certain days where you agree to come to a game and be a swing player if needed. If you play that day, you play for FREE. If you aren’t needed, you receive a FREE game pass for another day. So you are helping the Center AND earning a free game regardless of whether you play that day or not.


"ASK BRUCE"

You have questions - We have answers! As a member of St. Louis Bridge Center, you have exclusive access to one of the best bridge minds in the country. Bruce Greenspan has graciously offered to answer your bridge-related questions!


Free Training Lessons

We have a section on our website for local pros and teachers to publish bridge lessons for the benefit of our members. You can click on the link on the left to access these lessons. We encourage all local pros and teachers to consider submitting lessons for publishing on behalf of our members.

St. Louis Bridge Center is dedicated to teaching and growing the game of bridge in the St. Louis community. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced bridge members to share their knowledge.


Game Scrip

Remember to buy game scrip! They are available in packs of 10 for $90. Each scrip is redeemable for admission to any regularly priced game. We hope you find this a much more efficient way to pay for games.


Gift Certificates

These are perfect gifts for your bridge-playing friends & family. Gift certificates available for: memberships, games, and training programs. Please stop by the front desk to purchase.



For questions or comments, email us at: info@stlouisbridge.org