Learn to Play Bridge

If you’ve never played bridge before, here are great links for you!

Many links to help you learn to play the card game bridge – online sites, software and more. Great for beginners, intermediate or advanced bridge players.

Bridge with Shaw Taylor – Introduction to Bridge
“I’ve decided to learn Bridge – this video is, by far, the most helpful introduction I have seen; very clear, comprehensive, and I am enjoying the humour.”

LEARN BRIDGE IN A DAY – is it possible?

The ACBL & ACBL Educational Foundation offer this
 FREE program was written by one of the top bridge software authors and is brought to you by the American Contract Bridge League, the largest bridge organization in the world. Download the program onto your computer, and take the lessons at your own pace, offline. You don’t need any prior card playing experience to take these lessons.  Click Here >

Official ACBL website. Click here >

Play Bridge online against the computer or with interactive Bridge lessons, video tutorials, or play live Bridge games on the Internet. Bridgedoctor now includes MiniBridge, a great way to start learning Bridge basics. BridgeDoctor is a great way of learning how to play Bridge online and it’s available 24/7 for just US$7 per month. Click here for a free 7 day trial. No software to install – from sign-up to playing in just 60 seconds! Click Here >


Richard Pavlicek – Bridge is by far the greatest card game of all, and it can provide immense challenge and enjoyment for the rest of your life. This lesson is intended for the complete beginner, one who knows nothing, or almost nothing, about bridge. If that is you, Click Here >

Bridge Boot Camp  –  Click here  for download from Quick Start Bridge Workshops.

The Bridge World Magazine’s Introduction to Bridge.This site features great articles by well known bridge writers. Click Here >

Karen Walker’s Bridge Library – excellent list of articles for all levels but start with her Introduction to Bridge Click Here >


In contract bridge and particularly in duplicate bridge a convention card is a summary of the conventions and treatments that a particular pair is using. There’s lots of information online to help you fill out your bridge convention card. CLICK HERE to find Great Bridge Link’s excellent Convention Card page.


by Richard Pavlicek
For experienced players who want to master the game, this is the place to roam! Fifty advanced lessons and 150 exercises are now freely available for online study and reference. Stop by before your opponents do! rpbridge.net

POKIES! Need a break from playing Bridge? Give poker machines a try. At Online pokies 777you’ll find a list of sites where you can play online pokies (as poker machines are called in Australia).


No Fear BridgeThe Website for Learners. Learn bridge! No Fear Bridge is the most fun way to learn how to play bridge. The member’s site is packed with online learning activities for bridge beginners, improvers and advancers. Note: There is a fee after the first two weeks.

The Fifth Chair Foundation has launched a newly revised website with lots of goodies for learners, teachers and anyone interested in improving their Bridge game! www.fifthchair.org

ACBL – American Contract Bridge League – Learning page – includes links, Find a Teacher and Bridge Hand of the Week. Aimed at the North American learning bridge player. Click here >

ABTA – Helping those who teach bridge to do it better – more effectively – more knowledgeably – more professionally. The Americant Bridge Teachers Association (ABTA) has a website of great interest to bridge teachers, authors and more.

Ethics & Etiquettes from Jeff Tang “If someone had told me all the things I’ve written here when I first started playing bridge, it would have been saved me a lot of trouble.” Click Here ::>

How To Be A Good Partner by Mark Horton
An excellent article found in the Boston NABC Bulletins, November, 1999

Bridge Today University (BTU) Bridge Lessons Direct by Email, magazines and digest, Learn to play bridge in 9 minutes.Click Here