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.


Please consider making a tax deductible contribution today.


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Click below to order an SLBC Name Badgenamebadge


SLBC is Now Participating in AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the St. Louis Bridge Center. There is no cost to you! Please use the following link to ensure SLBC gets credit for your purchases.

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Holiday Celebrations - December 18-23

We will be celebrating the Holiday Season all week. Please bring your favorite snack or dish to share!

Winter Solstice Bridge Party - Dec. 21st

Please plan to join us on December 21st for our Winter Solstice Bridge Party. Party starts at 5:30, with bridge to follow at 6:30 (with extra masterpoints). All donations support the Alzheimer's Association. Click here to read more.


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! 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.


The Canfield Bridge-Builder Award

Thanks to the more than 100 players who turned out to celebrate John Antognoli and Debb Keniley receiving The Canfield Bridge-Builder Award. View our "Photo Gallery" for more pictures from the event.

The Bridge-Builder Award was created to honor the duplicate bridge player whose honesty, integrity, competence, zeal, and leadership -in short, professionalism- have earned the respect of the duplicate bridge playing community by playing and participating in the game in the manner in which all should.

It publicly recognizes one who continually strives to balance respect for the game with the competitive spirit of each hand, and in so doing:

  • Deals honestly with opponents at all times
  • Invests the time and energy necessary to improve play
  • Conducts oneself with dignity and decorum
  • Inspires others to act nobly and professionally
  • Encourages others to learn the game

Bridge Haven’s 8th Annual BackStoppers Charity Auction Game is a Huge Success!!!

Thank you to everyone, players and non-players, who donated their time and money to this charity game! Because of you, we raised over $17,000 to donate to BackStoppers, and had fun doing it. Check out the photos on our Facebook page.


Photo of the Month

ACBL-wide Matchpoint Game

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


Game / Training Announcements

NEW EVENING GAMES - Join us for great fun at two new evening OPEN GAMES on Tuesday and Thursday Nights at 6:30pm. Try it out!

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.

CHAT GAMES - Click here to learn more about our Monday 10am Chat Games. This is the perfect opportunity for players with 0 - 20 Masterpoints. You can actually ask the Director for bidding or playing questions during the game.

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.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON LIFE MASTER/NON-LIFE MASTER GAMES - Remember that we have a regular game on the Second Sunday of every month. It is a Life Master/Non-Life Master Game hosted by Phyllis at 1:00pm. NOTE: Check attached flyer for date/time changes. Click here to learn more.

EVENING GAME PROMOTION - All evening games are $2 less than day rates - now only $8 for Members and $10 for Guests.

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

  • December 13 - Club Championship Game at 6:30pm. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • December 19 - Charity game at 6:30pm. Higher masterpoint awards (70% Sectional Black). Help support charitable causes. $1.00 additional game fee.
  • December 21 - Winter Solstice Party. Party starts at 5:30pm, with bridge to follow at 6:30pm. Supports the Alzheimers Association.
  • December 22 - Club Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • December 24 - Christmas Eve. Center will be closed in the evening, but OPEN during the day.
  • December 25 - Christmas Day. Center will be closed - Merry Christmas!
  • December 31 - New Year's Eve. Center will open at 5pm for the 5th annual New Years party, game at 7pm
  • January 2 - Unit Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (85% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • January 5 - Club Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • January 7 - Club Championship Game at 1:00pm. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • January 10 - Unit Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (85% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • Jan. 12-14 - St. Charles Sectional. The Center will be closed in support of this Tournament.
  • January 16 - Club Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • January 18 - Club Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • January 22 - Club Membership Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (100% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • January 24 - Club Championship Game at 6:30pm. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • January 27 - Club Championship Game at 6:00pm. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • February 1 - Alzheimers Charity Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (70% Sectional Black). Help support charitable causes. $1.00 additional game fee.
  • Feb. 5-11 - STaC (Sectional Tournament at Club) Week. Higher masterpoints award (100% Sectional Silver). $2.00 additional game fee.
  • February 11 - Life Master/Non-Life Master Game at 1:00pm. Higher masterpoint awartd (65% Sectional Black). No $2 additional dollars
  • February 15 - Unit Championship Game at 6:30pm. Higher masterpoint awards (85% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • February 17 - Local Charity Game at 1:00pm. Higher masterpoint awards (70% Sectional Black). Help support charitable causes. $1.00 additional game fee.
  • February 20 - Club Membership Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (100% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • February 21 - Charity Game at 6:30pm. Higher masterpoint awards (70% Sectional Black). Help support charitable causes. $1.00 additional game fee.
  • February 24 - Unit Championship Game at 1:00pm. Higher masterpoint awards (85% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • February 28 - Club Championship Game at 10:00am. Higher masterpoint awards (65% Sectional Black). No additional game fee.
  • Check here for special announcements

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    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.


    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.


    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.


    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 $100. 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