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Welcome to Bridge

with Tina McVeigh

Welcome to the wonderful world of bridge! If you've never played a hand of bridge before, you are in the right place. Bridge is played by four players, with partners seated across from each other.

Watch the video and then see if you can answer the following questions.

How many people play bridge at once?

2
2-4
4
The max is 16
4 people play bridge, with two partnerships of two playing against each other.

What do you call the person who sits across from you?

Partner
Dealer
Teammate
Earl
The person sitting across from you is your partner. You are playing together to defeat your opponents sitting on either side of you.

If you are sitting in the South seat, who is sitting to your right?

Dealer
North
East
West
If you are sitting South, the player to your right is sitting East. Just like the points of a compass.

Who can enjoy playing bridge?

People who have never played before.
People who have learned all the bidding rules.
People who have been playing for years.
People who play casually.
People who play competitively.
All of the above! Bridge can and should be enjoyable for everyone.

Please leave a comment below letting us know what inspired you to start learning bridge.

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