The mission of Clear Lake Bridge Club is to provide playing opportunities for members and guests as well as promote educational opportunities that encourage new players to enjoy the game of bridge. We offer weekday and weekend games for experts and beginners...come join the fun!
Membership dues are: $20.00/year. CLBC has about 300 Members who are all eager to welcome you to the world of duplicate bridge.
We are located at:
CLBC is an incorporated non-profit civic association located in the Clear Lake (Bay) Area of Houston, Texas
Clear Lake Bridge Club is a sanctioned member of the ACBL, District 16, Unit 174.
American Contract Bridge League (ACBL)
Inquiries about Membership, Education, Games? Club experience?Contact us with this email or call the club at 281-480-1911.
Clear Lake Bridge Club Education & Training Programs are developed and supervised by Dave Glandorf who is dedicated to helping all players enjoy the game of bridge.
Classes and Labs are open to the public; they do not require membership to CLBC. All Education & Training offerings are made known to Club Members and Visitors via emails sent from Dave as a "Call for Enrollment"
Dave teaches classes on a Trimester basis throughout each year with specialty classes offered periodically. Click on the link below (CLBC 2018 Bridge Class Handbook) to review the offerings. Dave's core courses are based on his published book series Yes, No or Maybe. A New Way to Learn Bridge.
Bridge Labs are held on Sunday and Tuesday afternoons and are supervised by CLBC Life Masters to provide guidance and training for real-world card playing. These Labs are a comforable way to work on your bidding and playings skills...as well as developing your partnership communication and agreements.
ABTA-Certified Master Teacher
Teacher of the Year for North America in 2016
Teacher of the Year for District 16 in 2013
Many online learning opportunities were developed when the bridge community was temporarily suspended from 'live action' during the Covid quarantines. We expect this trend of virtual teaching/learning to continue but will be constantly adaptive.
To research online courses, try various searches:
1. See if the ACBL website has a current listing of classes. ACBL Intro to Bridge
2. Explore our Greater Houston area for special online offerings. Greater Houston Beginners Bridge Classes
Some teachers are face-to-face and some are teaching online...please inquire.
3. BBO: Bridge Master https://www.acbl.org/learn_page/play-bridge/bridge-master/
Many of the nationally known bridge pros are offering OnLine classes. Below is a short list and there are many others (these are not endorsed...just an idea...do a Google search and you will find many options!)
Larry Cohen: https://www.Larryco.com
Audrey Grant: https://www.betterbridge.com/festivals
Barbara Seagram: https://www.Barbaraseagram.com
Silvani Morici: https://www.bestbridgelessons.com
All for One: https://nyc-bridge.com/beginner-2-3-p-a-t/
Dave offers a comprehensive range of classes~Entry level to Advanced Intermediate.
And for those who are occupied during the daytime, Dave offers evening class options. Join in and tell your friends and neighbors!
♦️Materials & Cost
For questions contact Dave Glandorf, Director of Bridge Education: