Beginners Learning


Welcome to the world of bridge! The amount of information can be a bit overwhelming at the beginning, but stick with it. A thorough grounding in the basics will be invaluable as you progress in the game.

The following guides are arranged in suggested learning order. Feel free to read around, but if you are a total beginner then it is a good idea to follow the suggested plan.

Stage 1 – Basic Understanding of Play Mechanics

Stage 2 – Bidding Mechanics and Scoring

Stage 3 – Opening 1 of a Suit and Responses

Stage 4 – 1NT Openers, Responses and Rebids

Stage 5 – Defence