Welcome! On this page you will find everything you need to learn what bridge is and why it is endlessly fun, sociable and challenging for players of every age and standard.
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Bridge is an absorbing and entertaining game that is enjoyed by millions across the world. The game is played by four people with a pack of playing cards. You play as part of a pair, one pair against another. Every deal is different and and although the game is not hard to learn, it is challenging to play really well. In our bridge clubs, multiple groups of four play the same deal in turn, so you compare your score with others who had exactly the same cards. This means you can do well even if you get a deal where you have poor cards! This is called Duplicate Bridge.
People play bridge for all sorts of reasons:
What to do next varies a great deal from one person to another, depending on your location, whether you have previous bridge knowledge, and what you want from the game. We would like to discuss with you how you can learn or improve or get back to playing as soon as possible. Please:
We also have lots of information below if you prefer to explore on your own - but we encourage you to call us as we find that is the best way to get people started or returning to this wonderful game.
Bridge can be a path to your self development and well-being. Recognised as a leading mind sport, Bridge offers provides individuals and society with social, health and intellectual benefits.
Competing in Bridge can be immensely rewarding as it tests our every mental faculty. It is also fun and a great way to make friends.
Your achievements and performance are recognised through two comprehensive EBU schemes.
We are pleased to introduce our new online magazine - Discovery - a publication designed to provide tips and tricks that will help you improve your club bridge scores quickly. In this first issue...