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Choose your bidding system

You can easily set your bidding system to play Acol or Standard.

Changing Bidding System at Sky Bridge Club

To check or change your bidding system:

- Go to the gamescreen by playing any hand. You can play today's hands here: Play

- Open the game screen Menu in the top right corner of the gamescreen, and click on "Settings" in the top right corner.

- If you make any change, it will be saved when you close the Menu.

Not sure if you play Acol or Standard?

If you live in New Zealand, the UK, or parts of Australia, you likely play Acol. If you live in the USA, Canada, Ireland, or parts of Australia, you likely play Standard.

Standard Acol

Learn more about Acol vs Standard bidding systems in our lesson on bidding systems here:

A quick overview of Standard and Acol bidding systems and how to choose which one to play.

If you are still unsure what you play, ask you bridge teacher or feel free to email us at hello@skybridgeclub.com

Additional bidding options

At Sky Bridge Club, you can also elect to play with Transfers or Weak 2 bids.

A transfer in bridge is made after a notrump opening by bidding the suit below your actual suit.
Weak 2 bids in bridge are openings bids at the 2 level showing a long suit, normally 6 cards, and a weak hand.

If you are unfamiliar with these bids, you might enjoy our free beginners' classes which you can find on our Learn page:

This beginners' course is for those playing Acol.
This beginners' course is for those playing Acol.