Playing Bridge in Helsinki



Where and when I can play bridge in Helsinki?

Bridge Areena is a place where you can play bridge in Helsinki.

Monday18:00club pairs 
Tuesday18:00club pairs and beginner pairs 
Wednesday17:30club pairsBridge-55
Thursday18:00personal competiton 
Friday13:00club pairs 

Bridge Areena is located at Hiomotie 10, Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki.

But I need a partner! What should I do?

Contact Areena playcoordinator Johan Herrgård +358505264341 

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.


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