New Bridge Links Archive
New Bridge Links are one of the Foundations of Great Bridge Links. Launched in 1995 with about 20 links, the site has grown to over 3,000 links today. We work to move links from our New Links pages into the main pages and when we do we remove them from here. Most of these links can be found on our pages – but just in case, we’ll keep a record of them here. Enjoy!
Spring 2022: Need help navigating the world of teaching bridge online? The ACBL has an online course to learn about great tools for teaching bridge virtually and best practices for using them. Online Teacher Certification →
Spring 2022: Learn Bridge with Adam Parrish – Adam Parrish is a top bridge teacher and author. You’ll find courses, books and events on his website.
Spring 2022: Bridge Stars proclaims to be the Future of Online Bridge. Offers a modern alternative to BBO, that is free for everyone and uses modern technology to maximize the user experience. Update: Currently offline – there’s a waiting list you could join.
Spring 2022: Correct Contract – A website where you and your bridge partner(s) can practice bidding. This isn’t a new site but we’ve just found it and it looks to be very useful!
Spring 2022: Bridge Lesson Dot Com You Tube Channel – BridgeLesson.com is the premiere site for Bridge Education. Our lessons are designed and taught by world class professional players and instructors. You Tube here →
Spring 2022: Bridge Lesson – This site provides the advancing bridge player access to unique content created and delivered by world class bridge players and instructors.
Winter 2022: Oasis Bridge Tuition – Learn Bridge Online – https://www.oasisbridgetuition.co.uk/
Winter 2021: New Tricks Bridge Club: Introduction For Schools – a fantastic little video – if you’re thinking about playing bridge, or teaching bridge in schools – this is a must see!
Fall 2021: Foundation for the Preservation and Advancement of Bridge Museum – home of the Joan Schepps Collection of Trump Indicators
Fall 2021: Sorry Partner, a weekly podcast about bridge and all things interesting to bridge players, brought to you by bridge partners and friends, Catherine Harris and Jocelyn Startz. They’ll be chatting with international bridge luminaries and up-and-coming stars, and sharing stories from around the world about this game we all love.
Fall 2021: Bridge Whiz – BridgeWhiz is an exciting, free online program from the ACBL Education Foundation designed for young contract bridge students Grades 4-12, who would like to learn more about the game
Summer 2021: Intro to Bridge – Are you ready to learn how to play? Presenting Intro to Bridge, a new interactive online course from the American Contract Bridge League.
Summer 2021: Bridge Club Map. A website created by Jurgen Agten that will show ‘bricks and mortar’ bridge clubs on a map. Because everyone can contribute, Agten hopes it will become a complete list and it will stay up to date. After covid, clubs may change their playing days, so this is the perfect moment to start this project. For all the bridge players that have learned the game online, it will be a great tool to find a local club. Or just find a new club in your area or when you are on vacation.
Summer 2021: BridgeLessons.com – provides the advancing bridge player access to unique content created and delivered by world class bridge players and instructors. Rob Barrington, Gavin Wolpert, Anam Tebha and others instructing.
Summer 2021: BridgeGod.com – Accessible interface for users with sight loss on Real Bridge.
Spring 2021: Bridge Mindsport Dot Org. BAMSA is an academic, research-led project that explores the social world of bridge and the benefits of mindsport.
Spring 2021: BridgeBegin – The purpose of this web site and the application is to improve beginner bridge players’ skills and teach bridge in an entertaining, and an easy way. Bridge teachers can also use this application in their classes. Deals on the web site and this application are randomly dealt with some limitations.
Spring 2021: Bridge TV – We are a few danish people that have started a Bridge TV youtube channel. Our intention are not educational, but more like a “flow tv” channel.
Spring 2021: The Beer Card Blog – hands from the BBO Inter-city League by Paul Gibson.
Spring 2021: E-Shop for Bridge. LeBridgeur, France, offers books, software, cards and supplies.
Winter 2021: Best Bridge Lessons – Learning bridge with Silvana and Rich Morici is easy, fun and effective. No lectures. Play and learn.
Winter 2021: Bridge Guys Online – fans of the old site BridgeGuys.com, which disappeared in 2018, will be happy to learn that Volkan Denizci is working to rebuild the site with all its original look and feel. Connect with Volkan here if you’d like to help: firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter 2021: Bridge to the People. Mind training by learning and practicing bridge for seniors all over Poland.
Winter 2020: The Bridge Warehouse – bridge supplies in the UK.
Winter 2020: Bridge Creations – South Africa.
Winter 2020: RealBridge – takes online bridge to the next level, with built-in video and sound, bringing the true face-to-face experience online.
Fall 2020: Trickster Bridge. Let the fun begin. Play the game you love with friends and family or get matched with other live players at your level. Trickster Bridge offers customizable rules so you can play Bridge your way!
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 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 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: 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. email@example.com
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: 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: 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: PProBridge – 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: B.I.L. Bridge – Beginner Intermediate Lounge on BBO. The Online Bridge Library for Beginner and Intermediate Bridge Players.