There are thousands of card games and they provide countless hours of fun. One of the most popular card games that has been around and evolving since at least the early 16th century is Bridge. It has been played here in the U.S. since the 1890’s and it is known as one of the more challenging card games to learn.
"Bridge is the most entertaining and intelligent card game the wit of man has so far devised." W. Somerset Maugham Bridgetoday.com
Enthusiasts will tell you that it is well worth the effort to learn to play. You’ll stretch your mind and have a lifelong social hobby to enjoy. Learn something new, make more friends, it's a win-win. Watch this brief introduction to the game and then keep reading to find out how you can start learning online anytime you like…for free!
"Many games provide fun, but Bridge grips you. It exercises your mind. Your mind can rust, you know, but Bridge prevents the rust from forming." Omar Sharif Bridgeworld.com
The American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) offers a first-class website for current and future bridge players. Explore the website to find a local bridge club or a tournament, to learn what membership in the ACBL has to offer and much more. ACBL also has a web-based program called Learn to Play Bridge (LTPB). This is an online, learn-as-you-play, interactive program that provides players a comfortable place to learn new skills. According to ACBL, LTPB online can be accessed from any device with an internet connection. Watch this helpful how-to tutorial on getting started with LTPB's beginner Bridge tutorial.