Playing Bridge in Helsinki
The Bridge-55 will cancel all club games on Wednesdays, Ladys Bridge and the annual meeting until April 13th due to the COVID-19. The situation will be monitored and, if necessary, we will return to the matter again.
Where and when I can play bridge in Helsinki?
Bridge Areena is a place where you can play bridge in Helsinki.
|Tuesday||18:00||club pairs and beginner pairs|
Bridge Areena is located at Hiomotie 10, Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki.
But I need a partner! What should I do?
Contact club manager, Ms. Anni Mäkelä.
How to get to Pitäjänmäki?
Please take local train A from Helsinki trailway station to Pitäjänmäki or local bus number 217, 235 or 38 from Elielinaukio to Pitäjänmäki. Please use HSL tour guide.
What systems do people play in Helsinki?
You are most likely to meet pairs playing four card majors, strong notrump and fancy twos (2D=Multi; 2H/S/NT=weak two-suiters).
There is a variety of strong club systems that some play. You might even face a pair playing some kind of a forcing pass system.
There are no system restrictions here.
Sure you folks play standard carding in Helsinki?
The standard carding here is UDCA (low=encouraging/even).
My partner and I play variable NT. Should we announce this?
No announcements are made, ever. Read the convention card!
Some players play quite weird stuff here. They certainly have suggested defenses?
No suggested defenses are provided. You are completely on your own.
The B-55 and the SBL have a privacy statement for competitions, master points and personal data processing. Read the leaflet.