Learn to play bridge

Links last updated February 2020

These teachers and their websites provide good resources for the learning bridge player.

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 ->

Learn Bridge with the Bridge World MagazineLearn Bridge with the Bridge World Magazine. – Our learning center web pages are dedicated to teaching the game of bridge. There are lessons for first-time players, as well as for those at the elementary and intermediate levels. You can find the appropriate section, and proceed through the lessons.

Really Easy Bridge – from English Bridge Union. Really Easy Bridge is the EBU’s scheme to help introduce newcomers to the world of tournament bridge. The website has a focus on making bridge easy to learn. Information such as ‘Bridge Terms’, ‘Point Count Table’, ‘Really Easy Books’ etc. There are Really Easy Bridge books for sale.

English Bridge Education and Development – Learn, Teach, Grants http://www.ebedcio.org.uk/

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

Learning and Teaching Tools from the ACBL. Includes links, Find a Teacher and Bridge Hand of the Week. Aimed at the North American bridge player.

Karen’s Bridge Library – Learning resources, features, book reviews, links to Bulletin articles

Hondo Bridge – Howard Schutzman – teacher and expert player on Bridge Base Online – Howard has created an audio visual lesson series entitled In Depth Bridge. Using your web browser, you can hear Howard’s voice discussing the lesson while simultaneously viewing the bridge on your screen.

Bridge Learning Centre  – Larry Cohen, one of America’s premier bridge teachers, very generously shares his articles and puzzles and lessons on this great site.

Beginner Bridge . NET  with Michael Abbey, Ottawa Canada. Michael writes a column for Bridge Canada and hosts a website with links and tips for new players.

How to play at new casinos is an in-depth guide to beginners and intermediate players. Get the most out of various table games and slot machines online and find relevant new online casino sites to experience. Click here >

Bridge Questions and  Lessons from Kitty Cooper

Watch TV! Bridge Hands presents Hand of the Week videos offering lessons while watching a variety of real people play real hands at the table.

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. This is a UK website and teaches ACOL. If you’re interested in playing North American Bridge you’ll want to learn Standard American.

The Fifth Chair Foundation – website with lots of goodies for learners, teachers and anyone interested in improving their Bridge game. The site no longer seems to be managed or updated, but there is still a whole lot of information available.

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 ::>

Beginners’ Guide to Bridge – Ontario, Canada Dan Berkley’s site includes bridge lessons for beginners, links to Internet Bridge Clubs, bridge resources and sample lesson.

Warren’s Free Bridge Lessons Workshop
Warren Hawley gives free party bridge lessons online. Read lessons, email questions. Challenges beginners, intermediates and seniors to raise the level of their play, the easy way!