Want to improve your game?

We have made an effort here to ferret out the best sites in each of the categories that are listed. If there are ones that you think should be included, please let us know.

If you are serious about improving, the resources are just a click away. The instructional help available ranges from very basic to very advanced.

EBC’s Top Picks.

Bridge Base Online – The future of bridge is online.
Bridge Winners – Amazing. Kit Woolsey is a regular contributor. Five-Star.
The Common Game – This is the source for most of our game files.
The Fifth Chair – One of those sites that seems almost too good to be true.
Howard’s Bridge Page – Five-star.
Larry Cohen – Use the tab that is headed Learning Center.
Richard Pavlichek – Excellent. Must-see site.

bridgeblogger.com – Just what it says. You can easily waste weeks at this site. Bob’s Free Bridge Lessons – Five-Star


Unit 479

Bidding Systems

Bidding Systems Described – Nice,short summary of most systems.
Kaplan-Sheinwold Updated – There was a time when this was THE system.


Bobs Free Bridge Lessons – Five-Star.


Bridge Defensive Signals/Leads – Excellent. Five-star.


Pattaya Bridge Club – Scroll down and you will see there are five sections.

Instruction/Learn to Play

ACBL Learning Resources – Lots of information on getting started
ACBL Learn to Play App – Online learning app
ACBL Learning Sessions – Online sessions with a teacher
Bridge World – Excellent. Good starting place for academics.
Bridge Bum – Probably not for a beginner.
Bridge Doctor – Online instruction.
Bridge Hands See above in EBC’s Top Pics.
Great Bridge Links — An amazing resource. Check out this article on bridge apps.
Great Bridge Links Magazine — Articles, news, and stories of interest for bridge lovers.
Chris Ryall’s Home Page – Very advanced.
Howard’s Bridge Page – Five-star.
Jeff Goldsmith – Very, very advanced…interesting site.
JimmySez – Intermediate plus.
Marty Bergen – Well, we have to have Marty.
Planet Hool – Innovative new way to learn bridge from scratch. Starts with play, not bidding.
Richard Pavlicheck. Great place to start.
Richmond Bridge Club – Click on lessons.
Social Bridge Online – Online app for social bridge players by ACBL Educational Foundation

Other Links

Eddie Kantar – Good stuff for newer players.

Want to play bridge but don’t feel ready to play at the club?

Check out the resources on this page. The best resources for newer or rusty players are the ACBL resources.

If you want to brush up by playing social bridge online, check out the Social Bridge link on this page.

Or contact us! We’ll be happy to answer your questions and connect you with the learning resources you’ll need to get started playing.

Even if you’ve never played, or haven’t played in years, we’re happy to help. And you’ll always be welcome at our club.

The resources on this page can be daunting for brand new players, so let us help.

If you’ve only played bridge socially and think you might want to try duplicate, this Introduction to Duplicate Bridge will help you understand how we play at the club.