Play Contract Bridge Online

At an online duplicate or contract bridge club, individuals are able to play bridge against others from around the world. Usually the rooms are open 24/7, with bridge players of all levels and experience enjoying each other’s company over a game of cards. On this page you will find links to online contract bridge clubs, play online bridge apps, and the latest links to online bridge play services and sites.

Most online bridge clubs now use a browser-based, or App-based, interface for online play. This is great because it does not require users to download software. You can play at the library, or in an internet cafe. And at home you don’t need to worry about updates and viruses. A popular term for this kind of functionality is ‘in the cloud’. You can easily play bridge ‘in the cloud’.

The tabs below will show you a list of Online Bridge Clubs where you will play against and with humans. All these clubs are web-based (play with your browser). Some also have apps. We also include a list of Bridge Apps that allow you to play bridge online with your device, typically against and partnered by robots although some apps allow both. We have a full page of bridge apps as well, you can find it on the menu at left.

ACBL Online Bridge Clubs

Meet new players or play with your favorite partner from the comfort of your own home virtually any time day or night. Fees vary by site. Certified directors run all games. Sites also offer features such as lessons, free social rooms, partnerships and more. Most games are a quick 12 boards. About 40,000 tables of ACBL-sanctioned games are in play monthly.

Bridge Base Online – largest bridge club online. See also bridge apps. Large community. Lessons. Tournaments. and Vugraph.

OKbridge – the original online bridge club and still one of the largest and most popular. OKBridge was online before the web!

Swan Games – one of three online clubs where you can win ACBL masterpoints.

Other Online Bridge Clubs

Bridge 4 Free – a promotional site for BridgeClubLive – uses the same style of software for both.

Bridge Club LIVE! – In operation over 17 years, Bridge Club Live is where the rest of the world plays bridge.

 CanalBridge – CanalBridge est un club de Bridge virtuel francophone gratuit qui permet à ses membres de jouer au Bridge entre eux de chez eux ou d’ailleurs sur Internet.

BBOTurkiye International

OurGame.com Chinese

Bridge2Go – Practice bridge with your partner, against the computer, or with other players. Online play, no app. New Zealand.

StepBridge  (Australia) Free – the only Australian based internet bridgeclub.

StepBridge (Nederlands)

Play Online Bridge Apps

The apps listed here connect to servers where you are able to play at tables with real people and an ‘online club’. Practice with your team or partners while each of you sits in your own home. Some of these apps also offer play against robots. We also have an excellent page called Contract Bridge Apps which gives you a great listing of all the bridge apps on the market today. These include play apps, but also bridge tools and apps to help you learn the game.

BridgePlayer: Android and iOS. Connects to Bridge Club Live and Bridge 3 Free servers. Play against people.

Bridge Base Online : Android and iOS. Connects to BBO servers. Play against people or robots. Watch live play.

Bridge Island:   Android and iOS. Duplicate IMP scoring, rating systems, excellent graphics. Play with real people. Spectator mode. FREE with limited functions. SUBSCRIPTION for more.

iBridge Baron. Based on the best-selling computer bridge software Bridge Baron. Runs on Android and iOS. Apps need to be purchased. Preset deals from tournaments need to be purchased. Play with people or robots. Multiple languages including Chinese, French, German and Spanish.

Shark Bridge – 2014 Computer Bridge Champion, Shark bridge a complete bridge game for your iPad, iPhone and Mac computers, (Windows version is coming soon).  Free with a lot of interesting pre-loaded hands from past tournaments. Play robots, or play with people.

Web Based Online Play Vs Robots

247 Bridge is a quick, fun way to get right into a Bridge game. Online play, no app

ACBL Just Play Bridge – play right away, online only, no app. BBO Engine.

Bridge Now! advertises itself as an instant Bridge game against a ‘world champion’ bot. No app, online only.

AARP Bridge is from the AARP Foundation, and they offer some games for their members to unwind – or practice. Online play, no app

Arkadium Bridge is simple enough for getting straight into the action. Online play, no app

SoBridge – one daily free game, register and subscribe for more. Online play, no app

SkyBridge – There’s a free daily deal or you can upgrade to play unlimited hands. Play against robots. Online play, plus app.

Quick Bridge was developed and sent to us by Wesley Steiner. Playable in your browser, it’s perfect for a quick, no-frills bridge game for honing your skills at the table. Quick Bridge is also available as software that you can download to your Windows box.

Web Based Online Play – Learn To Play

Best EBridge – browser based bridge play for learners. Some free stuff. Some subscription stuff. Bidding, online lessons, hand play.

The Bridge Doctor – online bridge club for beginners. ACOL or Standard American. Play against Robots. No app, but mobile friendly.

Facebook Online Bridge

Leonardo Bridge is a Facebook application, which allows bridge players with a Facebook profile to play for free, online bridge. Easy-to-use, straight forward interface, nice graphics and the advantage of playing with real people. In Leonardo Bridge you can schedule to play bridge with your friends at your convenience, or jump-in to an available seat, in existing tables. You can find new friends that share the same interest with you. Furthermore, you can socialize and have fun online through chat, while playing.  Leonardo Bridge was launched in March 2015.

 Ultimate Bridge – Facebook game!

The apps listed here connect to servers where you are able to play at tables with real people and an ‘online club’. Practice with your team or partners while each of you sits in your own home. Some of these apps also offer play against robots. We also have an excellent page called Contract Bridge Apps which gives you a great listing of all the bridge apps on the market today. These include play apps, but also bridge tools and apps to help you learn the game.

 

Online Bridge Listings & Links

Bridge Base Online Community

BBO Skill Check your skill and rating on Bridge Base Online

BBO Friends : Gateway access to companion sites of Bridge Base Online. Clubs, tournaments, TD section and How To. www.bbofriends.com

Learn Bridge Online

Best E Bridge. Website dedicated to learning and practicing bridge for all levels. The user can watch over 100 impressive, illustrated visual bridge lessons , practice thousands of bidding, hand play and defense exercises, by using the guided option or by playing freely against a smart robot.  A personal traffic light chaperon will accompany the user throughout, giving immediate notice of a false move with the opportunity to revise the strategy. Each exercise is accompanied by clear and simple written explanations – it’s really the easiest way to learn and practice simultaneously and there is no other site like this  one. Kate Hudson

VuBridge – free, internet based Autobridge revival! Review and play hands from championships, authors and teachers can prepare hands, create hands, review hands, also has a vugraph “instant search” facility to retrieve, play and review Championship boards

The Bridge Guys – this is a fantastic site with many links and lots of information about bridge on the net. Click here to browse through their Bridge Guys Online Bridge listings

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Bridge Club Live continues it’s fight against online cheating and provides one of the safest and highly secure online bridge sites in this respect by using a dedicated expert to monitor hands that look unusual, in addition to tracking changes in performance that are out of line with abilities. A popular site for International players specialising in both ACOL and SAYC players of all abilities, this online site has been running for over 17 years. It has a real club atmosphere where yearly face to face reunions take place, always at a different location somewhere in Europe. 1,668,000 boards a year are played on Bridge Club Live.

MeinGames Free multiplayer Bridge. (English, Russian and German soon) MeinGAMES.de – Play free online bridge against real people.

Women’s Online Bridge Club Following the great success of the WBF/BBO Online Bridge Festival held in April 2008 this year, organizers have decided not only to repeat the Festival in April 2009, but also to create a Women’s Online Bridge Club. The purpose of the Club will be to have a special website where women can get information about Women’s Bridge – both on line and in clubs, tournaments, Festivals and Championships. info

play bridge at Homo Ludens Online. A place where you can meet your bridge friends from across the globe. Invite them to a party and have fun like it used to be in the good old days. Free. No software to install, just use your browser. Play Chicago variant with Russian scoring.

you@bridgeplayer.net : Free Webmail for bridge players on the netMembers of Bridge Club Live were amongst the first to have an e-mail address identifying them as bridge players on the internet.  Bridgeplayer.net was rolled out and tested amongst several hundreds of members. Now, after many months of trials, it  has opened out to the wider market and is a sturdy, FREE web mail product with anti virus scanning and spam filter. Click Here for more info