News & Updates

2023-2024 Online Team League

We will once again play our Online Team League on BBO.
New this year: Division B for any team with players having less than 2500MPs and free for this group.
The registration deadline for the 2023-2024 season is September 22, 2023. To register, click here.
Read all about this friendly competition on the webpage specific to the 2023-2024 Online Team League (under Events). You can also contact us if you have any questions.

CBF Board of Directors

Elections this year are for Zone 3 and Zone 6 of the CBF.
Zone 3 is Units 166, 246, 249 and 255, and Zone 6 is Units 429, 430, 431, 456, 571 and 574. 

The 3-year term begins January 1, 2024. 
If you are interested, please send an email to by September 30, 2023.
Thank you for your attention and cooperation.

Monthly Canada-Wide Game on BBO: October 21

The next monthly Canada-Wide games on BBO will be held on Saturday, October 21 (Third Saturday of the Month):
– 499er: 1:00pm EST
– Open: 1:h15 EST
New Feature: Zoom Post-game analysis to follow at 3:30 p.m. EST. To include a review of a couple of hands and a brief discussion/question period. The link will be posted here before the game.

Please visit the page Monthly Canada-Wide Game on BBO (under Events) for full details on eligibility, registration, and general information.

2024 Canadian Championships

The 2024 Canadian Championships will be held in Penticton, B.C. from June 10 to 18 in parallel with the Penticton Regional. 
Once again, the round robin team qualifiers will be held on-line in January and February. Continue reading to see the round robin dates for the various events and registration deadlines.
More details to follow.

August issue of Bridge Canada is now available

Get to know Bridge Canada, the online magazine of the CBF.
This issue includes highlights from the recent Canadian championships, and several photos of the winners. It also contains a number of articles of interest to all and how the experts responded to the latest version of the Bidding Contest.
What do you lead against 3NT, with this holding: ♠ 5 3  J 10 9 8 3  K 9 8  J 10 6. Find out what happened in the CSTC Final, in this issue of Bridge Canada.
You can access the magazine through the top menu or the red tab on the left side of this page.

Membership Rate Increase

Due to increased costs post Covid, the CBF needs to increase membership dues. Effective July 1, 2023 the CBF annual membership will increase from $20 to $25: $25 for one year, $65 for 3 years.

Please ensure you renew your membership and continue to support Canadian Bridge. To join the CBF or renew your membership, click here to get to Members/Join the CBF.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Canadian Championships!

Congratulations to the winners of the Championship events at the Niagara Falls CBC. Here are the gold medalists from the championship events:
CSTC: Nader Hanna, John Rayner, Vince Oddy, Roy Dalton, Doug Baxter, David Lindop
CNTC-A: Jason Feldman, Darren Wolpert, Fred Gitelman, Mark Caplan, Daniel Lavee, Jacob Freeman
CNTC-B: Roger Chu, Jim Wu, Yimei Cao, Fan Yang
CNTC-C: Simon-Pierre Goulet, Charles Faille, Frédéric Bélanger, Francis Savaria
CWTC: Kismet Fung, Susan Culham, Louise Berthiaume, Sondra Blank
CMTC: Nicholas Gartaganis, Judith Gartaganis, Sondra Blank, Marc-André Fourcaudot, Louise Berthiaume, Kamel Fergani
COPC: Jiawei Luo – Fengming Chen
CIPC: Marielle Brentnall, Raymond Hornby
Continue reading to see all the medalists from these events.