Affiliated Clubs Handbook > Tournaments > Regulations

Each club needs a system of rules that govern how the game is played in the club. These are the club’s Tournament Regulations. Like the Laws, they set out correct procedures and what to do if there is an irregularity. It is important to note that no regulation may conflict with the Laws of Bridge, which can be found at For example, the Laws specifically allow the use of psychic bids, so no club regulation can prohibit them. At a minimum, a club needs the following: