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Can the world’s most popular card game enhance the way we make connections with others? For those who play bridge at the Mathewson Bridge Center, the answer is yes! The Mathewson Bridge Center offers duplicate bridge games 6 days a week. Contact admin@renobridge.com with questions.


Stacie Mathewson has generously agreed to donate $25,000 every year for the next four years on June 12th (Chuck Mathewson’s birthday). Thank you Stella Marino-Russell for all your work in obtaining this donation!

Important News

  • On May 30th, the board voted to have all the lighting in the center replaced with LEDs.  This work will provide better lighting in the Center and reduce our electric bill substantially.  We expect these to be installed in June, with no interruptions to our game schedule.   Because of the energy efficiency upgrade, NV energy will by paying for the majority of the upgrade expense under a rebate program for nonprofits.
  • The table count for May was 285 tables. This is the highest amount the MBC has had since opening in a month without special events!

Weekly Schedule: If you need a partner for any of the following games, click on the button and fill out the requested information.

Weekly Schedule

May 29th (Mon) – June 4th (Sun)

Monday – 12:30 Open Game at the MBC
Tuesday – Bob Luebkeman’s lesson at 11:00. | Pro-Am Game at 12:30
Wednesday – 12:00 Open Game in Carson, 911 Beverly Dr.
Thursday – NO DON ROGER’S COACHING SESSION TODAY! 12:30 Open and 499er Game at the MBC – NAP GAME ($1 Extra ) – EXTRA POINTS
Friday – 9:00 – 149er Game and 12:30 Open Game at the MBC
Saturday 9:30 – Enjoy your day!
Sunday – 12:30 Open Game at the MBC

Special Events

Current News

Welcome New ACBL members Debbie Brander, Tipton Holloway, Linda Humphrey, Michael Humphrey, David Judy, and Christine King.

Welcome back Henry Harris and Beth and Bob Underwood.

Welcome recent transfers Dawn Ligon from Unit 542. CURRENT Membership Count: 298.

CONGRATULATIONS to our members who have earned a NEW ACBL status: New Sectional Masters Tam Gandert and Ron Haslem; New Regional Master Ed Winchester; New Advanced NABC Master Fred Kelly; and New Silver Life Master Shirley Mazolewski.

Weekly lessons and play sessions: Tuesdays, 11-12, lesson and supervised play by Bob Luebkeman (donations accepted); Thursdays, 9-11, coaching sessions by Don Rogers ($5) and Saturdays, 9:30-11:30, short topic review and supervised play by Jill Wallace and Brad Stone (free for current students, $5 for others).

All Western 99er NiteClub: The Mathewson Bridge Center is participating in the 99er NiteClub, which offers 12-board ACBL Virtual Games, Monday – Thursdays at 6:30 pm PT. Each of the game offer post-game analysis hosted on Zoom by ACBL certified teachers. Many of our 99ers are participating and enjoying these games.

ACBL Guest Memberships: If you would like to become a brand new ACBL member, you may sign up for a free 120-day guest membership. This guest membership will allow you to play in any ACBL club or tournament game, earn up to 20 masterpoints, read online editions of the Bridge Bulletin, and receive Live for Clubs results emails.

Bridge isn’t just a card game. Bridge provides a cognitive workout as well as an opportunity for social interaction. It isn’t just seniors who are benefiting from this game, the younger generation is reaping the benefits as well. Just view “The Next Stage Has Begun for the Mathewson Bridge Center” on KRXI Fox 11 with Connie Wray and you’ll see why people like to play bridge!

Our Location

Mathewson Bridge Center, 125 West Plumb Ln, became bridge players new home in January 2020 thanks to a generous donation by the Charles M. Mathewson Foundation. MBC is now open six days a week for in-person games. See our schedule of In-Person and Virtual Club games in the Weekly Schedule above.

Daily Games & Lessons

Bridge teachers from the Mathewson Bridge Center offers bridge lessons, coaching sessions, and supervised play. Visit the Education on this site to see what lessons are currently being offered. We offer several different ways for you to learn and improve your bridge play.

Building Connections

Just as a bridge makes connections between two structures, playing the game of bridge builds connections among people. Contact us at admin@renobridge.com and learn more about becoming part of the Reno bridge community.

Mathewson Bridge Center
Email: webmaster@renobridge.com
Phone: 775-827-3867
125 W. Plumb Ln
Reno, NV 89509