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Welcome to our webpage devoted to providing new and emerging Bridge players with resources to help improve their skills. Please come back as we continue to add additional resources and links. We also welcome your suggestions to help us improve our resource listing. Please contact our Development Chair for more information.
American Contract Bridge League offers two free Bridge programs:
Learn to Play Bridge I – for beginners and newer players
Learn to Play Bridge II – beyond the basics, improve bidding and playing skills.
Programs are available at American Contract Bridge League (ACBL). We also encourage all players to use our local Marin Unit Bridge teachers for group or individual lessons. Listed below are other useful instructional websites:
larryco.comLarry Cohen, who many believe is America’s premier bridge teacher, is also among the top, most influential bridge players, having won 25 National Championships. Larry is the author of several best-selling bridge books and hundreds of articles. He is now is now teaching Virtual Webinars, too!
BridgeBee by Baron BarclayBridgeBee provides interactive, teacher-guided playable hands focusing on specific topics and strategies. This gives players a streamlined learning environment which allows them to strengthen their abilities in the most efficient and enjoyable way possible. Its modern design is easy to use for both players and content creators. Teachers who are already involved in creating lessons through BridgeBee include Robert Todd, Marti Ronemus, Jennifer Jones, and Patty Tucker. There are new lessons each week, and often an opportunity to play a hand before you buy the lesson.
Jennifer Jones' blogAn informative Bridge blog by Jennifer Jones, Diamond Life Master, bridge teacher, part-time resident of Marin, and periodic contributor to our "Blast." She is currently writing about playing on BBO. This websites offers a comprehensive Bridge encyclopedia including bidding/conventions and play, complete Laws, book reviews, free newsletters for new and emerging players, and audio interviews with professionals and more
greatbridgelinks.comFind out the latest on what’s happening in Bridge
bridgeguys.comA compilation of various links to bridge conventions, etc.
advinbridge.comA collection of bridge tips and seminar and bridge travel connections.

bridgebase.comWhen you can’t play face-to-face bridge at one of our clubs, check out BBO’s free online lessons (download free software), login and go to Other Bridge Activities and then visit the following areas: Bridge Library, Double Dummy, Bridge Master 2000, and Learn to Play Bridge
Fifth Chair Organization This international non-profit organization is dedicated to fostering bridge education on the internet and attracting new bridge players. Check out their Bridge School articles nd interactive quizzes as well as more advanced articles in their archives.
Eddie Kantar A large selection of articles, bridge problems, quizzes, lesson deals and tips are located on this websites
American Contract Bridge League (ACBL)The ACBL websites provides a great deal of information for bridge teachers including accredited teacher newsletters, talks form celebrity speakers at tournaments, a Handbook for Bridge Teachers, and information on continuing education and accreditation programs.
Karen Walker Excellent article for students of varying abilities.