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 starting soon! Lexington, MA classes will be on Thursday evenings, starting January 19th and taught by Nancy Olt. 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 700
new players our wonderful game! 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!
Kim's next Beginner Bridge Course
Starts Jan. 18, 2023
Wednesdays, Jan. 18 - Feb. 22, six weeks
6:15 - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
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 Grant. Many 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
Jan 18 – Introduction to the Basics, Taking Tricks, Counting Points, & Mini-Bridge
Jan 25– Play Mini-Bridge; Card-Play Tactics
Feb 1 – Mini-Bridge to Real Bridge: Introduction to Bidding, the Bidding Ladder, & Length Points; Opening the Bidding
Feb 8 – Major Suit Opening Bids & Responses; Shortness Points
Feb 15 – No Trump Opening Bids & Responses
Feb 22 – Minor Suit Opening Bids & Responses; Next Steps in Bridge