BEGINNER

Learn to play the world's greatest game! These lessons are designed for players with little or no previous knowledge of bridge. Learn the basics, and start playing in no time!

LESSON 1: The Mechanics of Bridge

LESSON 2: Bridge Scoring

LESSON 3: Introduction to Declarer's Play

LESSON 4: Introduction to Defender's Play

LESSON 5: Introduction to Bidding

WHY PLAY BRIDGE?

WHAT TO DO NEXT

ELEMENTARY

If you have learned the basics of the game, and are ready to improve your knowledge and ability.

LESSON 6: Trick-Taking Techniques

LESSON 7: Planning a Suit Contract

LESSON 8: Planning a Notrump Contract

LESSON 9: Opening Leads

LESSON 10: Defense After the Lead

INTERMEDIATE

Here we present a collection of intermediate-level problems in bidding, declarer play, and defense.

Bidding

BIDDING QUIZ 1: Rebidding After Transferring

BIDDING QUIZ 2: Rebidding After a Negative Response

BIDDING QUIZ 3: Weaker Responses to a Major Opening

BIDDING QUIZ 4: Stronger Responses to a Major Opening

BIDDING QUIZ 5: Using Five-Card Majors

BIDDING QUIZ 6: Responding to a Minor Opening

BIDDING QUIZ 7: Responding to Two Notrump

BIDDING QUIZ 8: Responding to a Weak Two-Bid

BIDDING QUIZ 9: Passed-Hand Responses to a Major

BIDDING QUIZ 10: After Three Suits

BIDDING QUIZ 11: Reopening a One-Bid

BIDDING QUIZ 12: Shutout-Suit Responses to a Major

BIDDING QUIZ 13: Responses Over a Takeout Double

BIDDING QUIZ 14: Over a One-Level Suit Response

BIDDING QUIZ 15: Rebidding After a Forcing Notrump

BIDDING QUIZ 16: Over an Unusual Notrump

BIDDING QUIZ 17: Double or Overcall?

BIDDING QUIZ 18: Rebid by One-Notrump Responder

BIDDING QUIZ 19: After a Raised Maximal Overcall

BIDDING QUIZ 20: Advancing a Double of a Two-bid

BIDDING QUIZ 21: Choice of Suit for Response

BIDDING QUIZ 22: Advancing an Overcall Over a Raise

BIDDING QUIZ 23: After a Two-Over-One Response

BIDDING QUIZ 24: Rebid by Doubler

BIDDING QUIZ 25: After Responder's Two-Notrump Rebid

Declarer Play

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Our learning center web pages are dedicated to teaching the game of bridge. There are lessons for first-time players, as well as for those at the elementary and intermediate levels. You can find the appropriate section, and proceed through the lessons.

BEGINNER: Learn how to play bridge if you have never played before. The beginner lessons here are designed for those who know little or nothing about the game.

ELEMENTARY: If you understand the basics of the game, and are ready to proceed further.

INTERMEDIATE: Here is a collection of intermediate-level problems in bidding, declarer play, and defense for you to practice and improve your game.