9 Free Resources to help you Advance Your Bridge Game
by Alex J Coyne © 2018 Great Bridge Links
Bridge is a pretty easy game to learn, but it can take decades to master and develop your own personal strategy for the bridge table. So, what happens when you’ve already picked up the basics and want to take your skills a little further? We’ve collected some of the best online resources for learning more advanced bridge skills – and the best thing about it is that they’re all free!
Be sure to visit Great Bridge Links’ Learn to Play Bridge pages to find more fantastic sites for students and for teachers of all levels.
Richard Pavlicek’s Advanced Bridge Lessons
Richard’s website is a super-handy resource for bridge players and teachers alike. Here’s his section for bridge lessons geared to more advanced players – or, of course, those looking to seriously up their game. The site also offers other cool bridge resources like Bridge Puzzles that’ll allow you to put what you’ve learned into practice.
Michael S Lawrence Bridge Lessons
You’ll find dozens of amazing bridge lessons all free on Mike Lawrence’s website – learn from one of the best bridge teachers, and authors, in the world.
Bridge Lessons by Kitty Cooper
Kitty Cooper is well-known in bridge teaching (and playing!) circles, and her website is a great go-to place if you’re looking to learn more about the ins-and-outs of playing a good game. Info is presented in an easy-to-digest, practical way for both beginners and more advanced players.
Larry Cohen Bridge
Larry Cohen Bridge offers what he calls the Bridge Learning Center on his website where you can learn more about bridge at no charge. Cohen is a seasoned player and well-known teacher, so you know you’re getting tips from one of the best! Lessons cover bridge playing and bidding skills from beginner players to more advanced, and you can also sign up for any of the paid resources – including personalized lessons – through the website.
Karen’s Bridge Library
Welcome to Karen’s Bridge Library: Here, you’ll find all sorts of bridge resources, including e-books and extremely comprehensive, easy-to-understand bridge lessons. Karen’s library has been online almost as long as Great Bridge Links!
Bridge Hands Bridge Blog
Bridge Hands is one site we’d recommend you bookmark for up to date bridge news, links – and, of course, lessons and learning resources. The link above takes you to the Bridge Hands Blog, where advanced and beginner lessons are posted.
Bridge Bears Intermediate Bridge Lessons
Bridge Bears offers “intermediate” bridge lessons for once you’ve learned the basics.
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Ted’s Bridge World: Bridge Puzzles
Bridge Puzzles are a fun way to exercise your skills: Ever heard the expression that your brain is a muscle like any other and needs to be kept active? Bookmark this and get cracking on some of the advanced bridge puzzles.
Four Seasons Bridge Lessons
Four Seasons Bridge is another site worth of a bookmark, and you can find their lessons list marked “Advanced” at the above link. We’d also recommend that you take a look at their list of Revised Lessons that have some extra information and resources crammed in.
Michael Furstner’s Free Bridge Lessons
Want more bidding tips? You can check out player and teacher Michael Furstner’s free bridge lessons and add them to your Bridge Bookmarks for regular reference.