NEW BRIDGE LINKS
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Our New Bridge Links page features the latest submitted links from the global bridge community as well as links we have recently found in our travels around the web. We keep links on this page for at least 1 year, and then move them into inner pages. Older links found here have not yet found a home on an inner page so we keep them here so they don’t get lost 🙂
Fall 2020: Keep Bridge Alive – an academic project which is producing research findings on bridge that will be used in collaboration with bridge organisations. One of the aims of Keep Bridge Alive (KBA) is to encourage people to see bridge as an opportunity to build new friendships and engage in social interaction. The website features events, bulletins, hands, news.
Fall 2020: The Bridge Professors. Join us every other Thursday at 7PM EST.
Fall 2020: The Bridge Zone – The Bridge Zone is a radio show and podcast encouraging fellow Bridge players to share the passion that enthusiasts have in playing this challenging game.
Fall 2020: The English Bridge School. EBS is a new and fresh way of teaching bridge to students online. The aim is to develop EBS into a one- stop learning portal where everything a bridge teacher or student could possibly want is readily available and just a click away. It has been designed so that, even if you have never taught bridge online before, you should find everything straight forward.
Fall 2020: Social Bridge Online. – After searching for the best gaming site, the ACBL Educational Foundation* collaborated with Trickster Bridge to make this the destination for social bridge online. Together we bring you casual bridge-playing at its best.
Summer 2020: Thank You Partner – Limited edition print
Summer 2020: The Bridge Zone Joust is a monthly single elimination tournament with a progressive consolation. Each round is a minimum of 28 board match. (longer in the semifinals and finals)
Summer 2020: Youth Bridge Association (USA). Youth Bridge Association was co-founded by some members of the US junior team (me, Michael Hu, Michael Xu, and Jonathan Yue) in order to promote bridge to middle and high school students.
Summer 2020: Having the Mental Edge – a collection of articles on mental management primarily for bridge players.
Summer 2020: Tricky Bridge – New teaching app funded by the ACBL Education Foundation. Planned release August 2020.
Summer 2020: ProBridgeLessons.com Champion Diyan Danailov brings the game to entirely new players with a level of enthusiasm about the game everyone can admire.
Summer 2020: Online Women’s Bridge. Featuring 1st Online Women’s Teams Bridge Tournament starts July 10
Summer 2020: The Bridge House – Play on BBO with the Champions (Alfredo Versace, Leonardo Fruscoloni, Federico Primavera)
Summer 2020: Online Contract Bridge League -After being most of the world in total lockdown and not seeing a proper alternative to live bridge the OCBL is born as a professional organizational network for the online World Class bridge community mainly focused on providing great tournaments with the upmost standards.
Summer 2020: Linen-wise – Bridge Table Spreads are designed to create an excellent ambience and a playing surface to enhance the pleasure of the game.
Spring 2020: Play Bridge At Sea – not a new site but the group has added a lot of online features – Check out their Learn At Home offerings on the website. Approx $15-20 per lesson.
Spring 2020: BridgeBee – Engaging bridge lessons for every level. Have you ever wished you could have a private lesson with an expert? Well, now you can with BridgeBee. Choose your level and topic from a library of hands.
Spring 2020: Bridge Magic – Dani Vikor presents a bridge teaching, coaching, entertaining homepage.
Spring 2020: Bridge Software developers Group and Mailing List – https://groups.io/g/bridge-dev A group for anyone interested in writing software for bridge, the card game. This could include software for playing, facilitating online play, scoring, analysis, training or education, player rating, storing results locally or in the cloud, or any of a multitude of things. There are no restrictions on membership, but the content will likely be of interest only to those who, at a minimum, are computer programmers who play bridge. firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring 2020: Bridge BFF – Youtube Channel. Elena Grewal teaches bridge in a light-hearted and simple way.
Spring 2020: bridge24.pl – The bridge24.pl Foundation aims to create stable conditions that allow top players to constantly develop and train, as well as to fully commit their time to the sport bridge in Poland.
Spring 2020: ACBL’s Scam Alert page – Be aware of potential scams!
Spring 2020: Play & Learn Bridge At Home -While this page from Silicon Valley Youth Bridge does not include a complete list, it does offer options from solitare to large tournaments, free and paid, for beginners up to advanced players.
Spring 2020: Online Learning Opportunities from the ACBL This page has a whole lot of great information and links!
Spring 2020: Bridge Scanner News – this popular bridge tournament calendar has expanded their services to include a good News page.
Spring 2020: BridgeRama – online bridge magazine. https://kiosque.lebridgeur.com/en/kiosk-bridgerama/
Spring 2020: BeBridge – The new life-style oriented bridge magazine by the folks at Le Bridgeur – BeBridge is now available in English. Chief Editor Mark Horton. Here is a digital link: https://kiosque.lebridgeur.com/…/pu…/bebridge-01-march-2020/
Winter 2019: The Bridge Channel with Bridge Videos. A cool new site that curates bridge videos from around the world and down through time.
Winter 2019: New Tricks Bridge offers in-depth tutorials, and the New Tricks Tournament Series, featuring eight of the world’s best bridge players, battling it out for individual glory. This exciting new website and program is providing a new source for online bridge resources for beginners and experienced players – in video format. We’ve interviewed one of the founders Sue Johnson – read article here ->
Winter 2019: Computer Bridge by Björn Hjalmarsson. This is a cool new site that focusses on computerized bridge – the software, the robots, the online places to play. The GUI of the site is a bit spare so make sure to hover over the menu in order to find the good stuff.
Fall & Winter 2019: Try Bridge – a website to help connect players and teachers and blog about the importance of bridge with an emphasis on entertainment, community and brain fitness.An initiative of The ACBL Educational Foundation and American Contract Bridge League.
Fall & Winter 2019: Synrey Bridge – play against robots in various challenges. This is a Chinese app recently ported over to English. Currently there are limited play options but developers promise clubs and teaching opportunitites in the future. For more information read our Nov 2019 interview with developers here –>
Fall & Winter 2019: Will-Bridge – play bridge online against a world champion computer.
Summer 2019: The Kids Table – A new documentary from Beyond the Porch Productions and the ACBL Educational Foundation that follows four young friends as they navigate the highs and lows of competitive bridge
Summer 2019: A.L.Fleming Bridge Shop – Bridge equipment and stationery in the UK.
Summer 2019: Improve Bridge – ImproveBridge provides detailed information on bridge conventions, systems, and playing techniques. Set up like a blog, it’s a pleasing an enjoyable read for players of all levels with articles by author James Evans.
Summer 2019: BridgeLife organises holidays, festivals and develops software all focused on the fascinating game of Bridge.
Summer 2019: Best of Solitaire – Free online solitaire and solitaire strategy.
Spring 2019: The Chess Portal – with some bridge content. A comprehensive site of interest to chess players, Available in Swedish, English, Dutch, Spanish, and French
Spring 2019: Joan Butts Bridge – this is an excellent example of what can be done with an online learn-to-play-bridge website – for both students and teachers. Teach Bridge With Joan Butts
Spring 2019: The World of Playing Cards – love this site! The World of Playing Cards is a living encyclopaedia of the history and visual art of playing cards. Their mission is to make a contribution to the public awareness and appreciation of this fascinating and ancient subject that encompasses so much of social involvement, play, history and art.
Spring 2019: Bridge Authors and Their Books – the Pattaya Bridge Club in Thailand has a great listing for you
Spring 2019: Bridge Creations – not a new site but one we’ve just recently discovered. Enjoy bridge products and gift items from South Africa.
New Year 2019: Bridge Gear – this isn’t a new site but we hadn’t come across it before. With the byline of Welcome to book heaven, Paul Lavings presents an online used bridge book store. And it’s not just a store! There’s a wonderful museum, new books, club supplies and giftware as well. Australia.
New Year 2019: Sociology of Bridge. PhD student Kevin Judge works to help keep bridge alive and attract more players to what we know as the best card game in the world.
Winter 2018: Silicon Valley Youth Bridge. Inspiring the next generation of bridge players on the San Francisco peninsula and surrounding areas.
Winter 2018: Bridge Magic – Bridgemagic is a unique and exclusive bridge site featuring hand histories, conventions and tips for bridge players of all levels.
Fall 2018: NukkAI – Bridging the Gap. Building Next Generation AI : 𝝂Bridge. The game of bridge is the next milestone for AI : We are working hard on this fascinating challenge.
Fall 2018: Your Playing Cards .com – customize your next deck of playing cards in real time. Note: Best if you live in the USA
Fall 2018: Bridge Symphony – Bridge Symphony offers you thousands of bidding options from 104 cards with 26 simulated data respecting the distributional probabilities which you can develop at leisure according to your educational objectives or your personal level. Cool learning and teaching tool. In French – open with Chrome to translate
Spring 2018: Trump Suit Bridge – Bridge supplies and more from China. Trump Suit Bridge has a factory where they manufacture many of their products including bid boxes, cards, boards, bid trays and table screens. They also offer customized products for your tournament or club.
Spring 2018: Bridge Finesse Photo Search. Looking for a photo of your bridge partner or someone you know who plays bridge? This amazing link will find it for you! Be sure to give photo credit to photographer and if you’re planning on using the photo you’ll need to ask for permission. http://bridgefinesse.com/Chart
Spring 2018: Adventures in Bridge. Learning and teaching site founded by Robert Todd, a professional bridge player and teacher from Tallahassee, Florida. Robert and the rest of the AiB team have worked hard to develop their individual and group teaching skills. This team approach to teaching and developing students has led to many innovative approaches to bridge teaching! The website features This Week in Bridge (TWIB) a series of bridge lessons currently at number 227. The archives are available as well.
Winter 2018: The Setting Trick. Podcasts by John McAllister. This first podcast is intended for serious bridge players. We talk about hands, the psychology of the game, the next step for Bridge Winners, great plays, etc. and can be obtained on iTunes here
Winter 2018: www.clasesdebridge.com A lot of information and articles about bridge (in Spanish). From Roberto Vigil.
Summer 2017: ProBridge – a national bridge agency whose goal is to connect bridge enthusiasts with the professionals. Whether you are looking for a bridge teacher or a professional partner ProBridge will create the most efficient relationship for you.
Spring/Summer 2017 : Cuebid’s Club page will help you find clubs around the world
Spring/Summer 2017: B.I.L. Bridge – Beginner Intermediate Lounge on BBO. The Online Bridge Library for Beginner and Intermediate Bridge Players.