LINKS TO COMPREHENSIVE SITES
FORUM INTERNATIONAL Online bridge school. Courses for
players of all levels including supervised play groups, courses,
partnerships and private lessons. Many affiliated world renowned
experts also offer forums on a variety of topics. Plus a monthly
bidding competition. Click
Chair Foundation is an international non-profit organization
dedicated to fostering bridge education on the internet and
attracting new players to the game.
Bridge Today University (BTU) Bridge
Lessons Direct by Email, magazines and digest, Learn to play
bridge in 9 minutes. Click
Bridge World Magazine's Introduction to Bridge
This site features great articles by well known bridge writers.
FOR TEACHERS AND TEACHERS' SITES
allows entry and display of bridge hands in PBN file format;
formats lesson handouts for bridge teachers; has a full-screen
mode; formats web pages and emails; saves records of
hands; deals random hands; has a double-dummy solver; interfaces
with ACBLScore, Bridgemate and BridgePad; and more. Reasonably
priced, free 30-day trial. (Windows)
The ABTA (American Bridge Teachers' Association)
A great resourse for teachers and students and includes a
geographic listing of all ABTA members. ABTA
The WBF (World Bridge Federation) Website for Teachers
- available in French, Spanish, Serbian, Chinese and English.
Find a Bridge Teacher (American Contract
They're all listed here! ACBL
find a teacher page.
START WITH MINIBRIDGE - Want to teach your friends
to play the game? MiniBridge may be the perfect way to introduce
bridge concepts and mechanics. Its simple, easy to learn,
and fun! CLICK
HERE for the Rules as provided by Mickey Beutick-Warrren
of the Netherlands.
BRIDGE TEACHER WEBSITES
Bergen Website. Browse Bergen's bridge books, software,
bridge cruises, lessons and more.
Klinger Bridge Lessons Discussions of bridge games, techniques,
duplicate bridge and more.
Seagram's website : Canada. Cruises, trips, books, products
Sez. Bridge teacher. Classes with Roberta are fun and
easy to follow. She makes the learning process exciting –
no droning lectures and weary note-taking, since you are given
her "Roberta Sez" books at your first lecture. There's
no boring memorizing when you use her award-winning Bridge
Zur Campanile's Improve Your Bridge With Me website.The
personal page of Migry Zur Campanile, Bridge Professional
and editor of the Israeli bridge magazine. The pages contain
an extensive selection of articles from the English section
of the magazine as well as bridge travelogues, bios, pictures,
and articles on technique, humor and anything else that makes
this game so stimulating and interesting. Pietro
Campanile, managing partner.
Bridge - Everything for the bridge novice and beginner
- beginners course, weekly ezine, free tips and puzzles from
Play, Kathy Rolfe. I am a teacher of mostly beginners.
I do most of my teaching in elementary schools through ACBL's
school program but I also teach small groups outside of that
venue as well.
Kitty Munson-Cooper, Bridge Teacher, presents a nice
web page which features Lesson Sheets, Bridge Book Recommendations,
and a Q & A page as well as free teaching materials for teaching
school kids - including a 100 page lesson plan (teachers manual)
based on the club series with activity sheets. The technique
is to teach different card games (whist, MiniBrdge, BridgeIt)
for 7 lessons leading into real Bridge with bidding at
lesson 8. it consists of 15 lessons followed by a competition.
Teaching this program in schools is sponsored by the
ACBL Educational foundation.
Here we list links as they come in. Newer links can be found
at the top pof this page.
Marty Bergen offers online lessons @ Marty
Bergen Online Classes
Learn to play contract bridge - The Simiplicity
Bridge Way. We play the modern version of bridge,
contract bridge, a descendant of auction bridge, which developed
from the 300+ year old card game whist. This game features
taking tricks rather than making runs. It is more like pinochle
and war than poker cribbage, or gin rummy. This website links
you to products and books by Chris Hasney
Fear Bridge - The website offers original bridge
teaching resources and other items of interest for bridge
learners and teachers, including free interative quizzes on
bidding and play. Leigh Harding
Easy Bridge - from English Bridge Union.
A bridge website with a focus on making bridge easy
to learn. Information such as 'Bridge Terms', 'Point Count
Table', 'Really Easy Books' etc.
Bridge from Bob McConnell -
This site offers extensive information on how to become a
duplicate, tournament bridge player. It's not for the beginner
to bridge, but for the good bridge player who wants to move
up to real competition. Total page count on the site is nearly
800 pages. A CD of the entire site, for off-line use, is available
at a modest price from the author.
R. D. McConnell.
Guide to Bridge - Ontario, Canada
Dan Berkley's site includes bridge lessons for beginners,
links to Internet Bridge Clubs, bridge resources and sample
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!
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION
Great Bridge Links Resource Centre has lots of good information
about tournament events, masterpoints, scoring, calling the
director, and more.
BIDDING AND PRACTICE Click
Visit our Bidders Box for information on bidding, different
systems and conventions, and forums.
The main Bridge Internet Newsgroup is rec.games.bridge. You
can post your questions, tell your stories, or read all about
the game. You will find lots of help and activity here. If
you want to know more about
David Stevenson (England) has an informative page on the subject.
Visit Rec Games Bridge through GOOGLE
Maybe you would like to try playing a bit of bridge with your
compute. You will meet an awful lot of friendly people at
the various online
bridge clubs. There is also an awful lot of bridge
software available - both shareware and commercial