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Coronavirus Update 1 July 2020

As the country this week enters the third phase of the easing of the public health restrictions put in place to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic, and significant sections of our society re-open to the public, the thoughts of all keen bridge players are turning to...

CBAI Virtual Bridge Clubs on BBO – Update

We informed you in an earlier post of our agreement with BBO to authorise CBAI-affiliated clubs as virtual clubs on BBO, the benefits of this status, and how to apply to become a virtual club. We are pleased to report that we now have just over 100 CBAI virtual clubs,...

Two International Online Events

We may have no Ballina Congress this weekend, unfortunately, but we can offer you two international online events in the coming days, courtesy of the Israeli and French Bridge Federations respectively. The 1st Online Israeli Bridge Festival is being held on BBO...

Virtual Muldoon Cup – 21 & 22 June

Dun Laoghaire Bridge Club will be hosting it annual Open Pairs event, for the Muldoon Cup, as an online virtual event on BBO this year. It will take place over two sessions on consecutive nights, Sunday 21 and Monday 22 June, starting at 19:30 on both nights. The...

Yeats Country (Sligo) Charity Virtual Congress Results

Well done to Fearghal O'Boyle, Mairead Basquille, and Diarmuid Reddan on their herculean efforts over the weekend of 5-7 June to deliver a highly successful virtual Yeats Country (Sligo) Congress online on BBO. The congress was being run as a charitable event in aid...

CBAI Office Open

Following the change in the government guidelines on 9 June, we are pleased to confirm that the CBAI office is now open again for business, including our phone lines and the shop, and that we would be delighted to hear from you or to see you in person. We have hand...

Bridge: A Mindsport For All (BAMSA) – Your Help Needed!

The Keep Bridge Alive project being run by Professor of Sociology at the University of Stirling in Scotland (and Scottish international bridge player) Samantha Punch has been rebranded as "Bridge: A Mindsport for All" (BAMSA). The key goals of the project are to work...

Thanks & Best Wishes to Valerie

Thanks & Best Wishes to Valerie

We send our thanks and best wishes to Valerie Mathers, who has retired from the CBAI's Head Office after twenty years of dedicated service. Valerie was the first employee to join the CBAI to work alongside the then General Secretary, now Chief Executive, and has...

Want to Learn to Play or Teach Bridge?

If you are thinking of learning to play bridge, congratulations – you’ve made a good a choice, a game which will fascinate, stimulate, and occasionally frustrate, you for the rest of your life. Click below for details of classes being run under the auspices of the CBAI.  If you’re already a bridge player, and would like to pass on to your knowledge and experience to aspiring players, click below for details of the CBAI’s teaching programme.

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Phone: (01) 492 9666
Email: info@cbai.ie
Address: Templeogue House, Templeogue Rd,
Templeogue, Dublin 6W, Co. Dublin, D6W F822

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