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New Players: You can join the ACBL (American Contract Bridge League) for free! The guest membership is good for 120 days, and you'll get a great monthly magazine with super helpful articles, among other benefits. Click here to begin. Your Teacher Number is 7364458 and your Club Number is 251371.

In-Person Beginner Bridge Lessons are happening this spring in Brookline and Newton, MA!  Both courses will be be on Tuesday evenings. Newton starts April 11th and Brookline starts April 25th.  Get more info and register now by clicking the town name.  

Learn to Play Bridge Online!

Bridge takes an investment of time to learn, but once you do, you'll be rewarded with

a lifetime of fun mental challenges, social gatherings with friends old and new, and

lots of entertainment.  Three Great Reasons to Play Bridge -- Click Here!

And YES! You can learn to play online! Since Fall 2020, Kim and her team have taught nearly 1,000

new players our wonderful game! (Yes one thousand!!) We will walk you through every step in a fun-filled environment. In these classes you learn by actually playing, not just listening to lectures. Our methods are

successful in turning you into a bridge player -- just ask any of our recent graduates!



Our next Beginner Bridge Course 

Starts April 20, 2023

Thursdays, Apr 20 - May 25 (six weeks) 

6:15 - 8:00 PM Eastern Time

Nancy Olt will be the teacher for our Spring 2023 online Beginner course.

Nancy is a lifelong card player who learned bridge in college. Now a retired

financial advisor, she has more time for playing and teaching the game.

Nancy's love for bridge and patient, humorous approach make her

popular with new players.

Location: Online via Zoom and our bridge website

Price: $110 plus approximately $15 for bridge guide book* available online. Bridge is played by two

partners against another pair, so bring a partner (or a foursome!) if you can. Singles are welcome and

will be paired up in class. 

At the conclusion of the course, we offer opportunities for follow-up classes for practice and further

skill-building. We also help match partners and foursomes to play for fun!

Registration is now open, click here

*The book is Bridge Basics 1 - An Introduction by Audrey GrantMany used copies available on Amazon too!

PS -- We expect that some students might have to miss a class, and we provide homework and web-based

resources to help you catch up. However, signing up for this course means a commitment to attend all the lessons

as best you can, as the learning is progressive and you will fall too far behind if you miss multiple lessons.

Dates and Topics for Beginner Bridge Online

Apr 20 – Introduction to the Basics, Taking Tricks, Counting Points, & Mini-Bridge 

Apr 27– Play Mini-Bridge; Card-Play Tactics

May 4 – Mini-Bridge to Real Bridge: Introduction to Bidding, the Bidding Ladder, & Length Points; Opening the Bidding 

May 11 – Major Suit Opening Bids & Responses; Shortness Points 

May 18 – No Trump Opening Bids & Responses

May 25 – Minor Suit Opening Bids & Responses; Next Steps in Bridge


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