Bridge is Sport –Official
Posted: 14th April 2011
Hitchin bridge club has successfully registered itself as a charity under the Charities Act. The application was successful after the Charity Commission accepted that sitting down for a few rubbers of the world’s most popular card game was a game of mental skill and exertion which qualifies as a sport under the legislation.
- The level and degree of mental skill and exertion required;
- The potential health benefits from the exercise of the mental skill and exertion; and
- The public benefit conferred.