Top 50 clubs by players 2016/17

We're pleased to announce the top 50 clubs by number of player sessions in the year here, so you can see where your club ranks.

The 'year' for this purpose runs from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017.

1 Richmond Bridge Club =
2 Wimbledon Bridge Club =
3 Kenilworth Bridge Club =
4 West Midlands Bridge Club Limited =
5 Bristol Bridge Club =
6 Stamford Bridge Club =
7 Cheltenham Bridge Club 1
8 Tunbridge Wells Bridge Club 1
9 South Bucks Bridge Club 2 *
10 Welwyn Garden City Bridge Club =
11 Bury Athenaeum Bridge Club =
12 Southport Bridge Club 2
13 Brierfield Bridge Club =
14 Stratford-Upon-Avon Bridge Club 2
15 Bolton Bridge Club =
16 Deva Bridge Club 1
17 Eastbourne Bridge Club 1
18 Oxford Bridge Club CIO =
19 Horsham Bridge Club 2
20 Sheffield Bridge Club 1
21 Southend And Leigh Bridge Club 1
22 Huddersfield Bridge Club 2
23 Leeds Bridge Club 1
24 Sobell Bridge Club 1
25 York Bridge Club 1
26 Sutton Coldfield Bridge Club 1
27 Whitley Bay and Tynemouth Bridge Club 15
28 Wallingford Bridge Club 2
29 Wetherby Bridge Club 2
30 Worthing Bridge Club 1
31 Harrogate Bridge Club 3
32 Doncaster Bridge Club 4
33 Thorpe Bay Bridge Club 4
34 Patcham Bridge Club 1
35 Olicana Bridge Club 2
36 County Bridge Club 2
37 Mid Essex Bridge Club 4
38 Altrincham Bridge Club 7
39 Bath Bridge Club 18
40 Wolverhampton Bridge Club 8
41 Bridge Club Live NEW †
42 Hitchin Bridge Club 12
43 Lavender Bridge Club 4
44 Eden Bridge Club 6
45 Chislehurst Bridge Club 5
46 Bawburgh Bridge Club 7
47 Merseyside Bridge Centre 4
48 Manchester Bridge Club 2
49 Pinner Bridge Club 4
50 Exeter Bridge Club 6

* Technically, it was South Bucks Bridge Centre who were 7th last year. South Bucks Bridge Club could be regarded as a new entry.

Bridge Club Live, as an online club, submits sessions to the EBU differently than other clubs. Their true player count will likely be a lot higher than our data indicates.