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Las Vegas NABC – Play

Play the Odds

Tournament Location

All bridge events are held at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (driving directions). For a specific event’s location, please check the Daily Bulletin prior to the event.



Are you new to playing bridge? Do you usually play socially but want to try duplicate? Come to the area of the NABC that’s just for newer players! You’ll find:

  • Free two-hour lessons
  • Stratified games for your level
  • Low-key play
  • A place to make new friends

Intermediate/Newcomer Schedule

The I/N schedule lists only the game sessions for players under 300 masterpoints. There are many opportunities to compete against players at every level, from 0-5 Pairs all the way to 299er games. Plus daily celebrity speakersfree two-hour lessons and half-day seminars.

View/Print the I/N Schedule in PDF format


Full Tournament Schedule

Are you a more advanced player? You’ll have loads of games to choose from each day! You’ll find:

  • Pair and Team events
  • Regional, NABC and NABC+ events
  • Red, gold and even platinum points

Some events are single sessions, others span multiple days. See the schedule below to learn what games will be played and when.

View/Print the Full Schedule in PDF format


Youth NABC

July 25-27

Meet fellow bridge players from around the world at this one-of-kind event.

Three days of games for plenty of chances to play as a pair or part of a team.
Newer to the game? Get your feet wet with Cardrook Pairs, twice a day, every day.
Looking for a bigger competition? Try one of the other daily events, including two chances to win scholarships.
Don’t forget that the Youth NABC is a great place to make new friends! Enjoy lunch with them each day and end the event with a special awards ceremony.


Collegiate Bridge Bowl

July 25-27

The three days of events (July 25-27) will be held at the Cosmopolitan Hotel on the legendary Las Vegas Strip. Whether you’re part of a team or a partnership, there are opportunities to play for scholarships, masterpoints and prizes.


Conditions of Contest

Like all Olympic sports, bridge has a precise set of rules for competition. The Conditions of Contest detail these protocols and regulations for every event played at the NABC. Whether you need to know the rules for General Knockout Teams or you are looking for specific information about Blue Ribbon Pairs, the Conditions of Contest will guide you.

Find a Partner

The online partnership desk is always available after the previous NABC ends. There will be an on-site partnership desk available during the tournament, which usually opens about an hour prior to each session.

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