Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association

The YCBA promotes, manages and supports EBU affiliated
competitive bridge play in our county.


Great Northern Swiss Pairs 2023 Video Blog

  • By Jim Edwards
  • 4th October 2023
Steve Raine's video blog (YouTube) for day 1 of the GNSP 2023 click here. For day 2 click here. Read More...

Chair’s Blog September 2023

  • By Jim Edwards
  • 18th September 2023
As we enter our Winter bridge season, we are seeing positive signs for our clubs’ future. It’s been a slow climb out from the pandemic hiatus but our session levels are now close to pre-covid levels and moving forward. Nationally,... Read More...


  • By Jim Edwards
  • 18th September 2023
Olicana Bridge Club in the centre of the delightful West Yorkshire town of Ilkley is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee in 2023. Every 60 days or so throughout the year we have celebrated a diamond day to enable as many as... Read More...

Help TD Students

  • By Jim Edwards
  • 27th August 2023
Could the students doing the Club Directors Course in York starting 9-Sep-2023, send me their email details. It is unlikely that Barrie Partridge will be well enough to take the first part of the course. The course will still go... Read More...

Club Membership – Open Days

  • By Jim Edwards
  • 10th August 2023
Club Membership - Open Days York is the fastest growth club in Yorkshire and has recently held several successful open days. Read more about how York sets these up – see link. Read More...

Yorkshire League expands to 56 teams

  • By Jim Edwards
  • 9th August 2023
Yorkshire League expands to 56 teams The fixtures for the 2023-24 season of the Yorkshire League are now available on the website (click on Leagues on the taskbar above).    A total of 56 teams have entered, so this year... Read More...

YCBA Clubs’ Grant – June Update

  • By Jim Edwards
  • 24th June 2023
We have so far awarded five club grants totalling almost £4,000.  Grants are for new equipment and to assist in premises rental for beginners' teaching.  There is still substantial money still available.  Please contact guildbridge2@gmail.com for enquiry or to submit your grant... Read More...

New Bridge Teacher One Day Course in July

  • By Jim Edwards
  • 31st May 2023
A compact and practical one day "Bridge Teacher Fundamentals" course is to run at Halifax Bridge Club on Monday 3 July 2023. This will cover the same subject material as in the standard two day EBED teacher course.  Participants are... Read More...

Special Resolution to update the YCBA Constitution

  • By Jim Edwards
  • 26th May 2023
Update of YCBA Constitution A Special Resolution is to be proposed at the AGM (10th June, at York Bridge Club and online) to update the YCBA Constitution.    Click on the links below for more information. Special Resolution YCBA Constitution Read More...

Chairs Blog May 2023

  • By Jim Edwards
  • 16th May 2023
Chair’s Blog Spring/Summer 2023 As we approach the summer months you may think that would be a slow down in the bridge world, but oh no. As you will be aware the summer online league will continue and the Sundays... Read More...
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