Learn Bridge Online
Learn bridge online at Sky Bridge Club with free lessons, videos and practice hands.
How to play bridge
If you've never played bridge before we have a quick lesson for you. If you're having lessons in a bridge club you can play here to get some extra practice. Everyone is welcome and many of our players are complete beginners. Our friendly teachers are here to help and answer any questions you might have.
Standard and Acol Bidding Systems
In the same way certain words can communicate different meanings depending on a person's dialect, certain bids communicate different meanings depending on a person's bidding system. Your bidding system allows you and your partner to accurately describe your hands during the auction.
Overcalls are your usual way into the auction after the oposition have opened.
A double in bridge can have different meanings, depending on what other bids have been made during the auction.
Slam Bidding requires good basic bidding skills just as much as asking for aces!
Losing Trick Count
Learn how to use the Losing Trick Count for bidding games and slams.
Law of Total Tricks
Learn about LTT.
Learning to play the cards in bridge is easiest when you can practice what you're learning. We've got some hands for you to try and some tips on counting winners and losers, finessing how to finesse and remembering the cards played.
Some people love the special skills required for defence in bridge. Leads, signals and the rule of 11 are some of the techniques that will help.
Bridge Practice Hands
Playing is still the best way to learn and practice. Play bridge against the computer at Sky Bridge Club with free daily deal or upgrade for unlimited hands.
Lesson IndexHow to play bridge Standard and Acol Bidding Systems Overcalls
- Preemptive Raise
- Overcall or Double
- Weak Jump Overcalls
- Preemptive Overcalls
- Overcall with an 8 card suit
- Michaels Cue Bids
- Asking for Aces
- Roman Key Card Blackwood
- Splinter Bids
- Cue Bidding
- Quantitative 4NT