Bridge: A MindSport for All (BAMSA)
BAMSA was formed to enable academics to carry out sociological research and to work collaboratively with bridge organisations. BAMSA has three key goals: to transform the image of bridge, to encourage more people of all ages to play, and to ensure the card game continues to thrive. You can listen to our interview with BAMSA Director, Samantha Punch, here.
Take your game to the next level with Larry Cohen. Explore the many resources in his Learning Center, plus seminars, webinars and fabulous bridge cruises. You can listen to our interview with Larry here.
For all your bridge books and supplies as well as special SORRY, PARTNER recommendations and discounts.
BridgeWhiz is an exciting, digital initiative designed to teach young people (grades 4-12) the essentials of the fascinating game of bridge whose benefits, intellectual stimulation, and adventure will last a lifetime.
Bridge Winners connects bridge players from around the world through their social network and provides a venue to learn, share, and talk about the game we love.
These are some of the tournaments that have been recommended and/or discussed on the show.
Glossary of Contract Bridge Terms
Thank you, Wikipedia.
Great Bridge Links is a site with card game links, contract bridge news, bridge software, bridge resources, learn to play bridge schools and websites, bridge blogs, bridge tournament calendar, play bridge online clubs and links for duplicate and contract bridge players and card lovers around the world.
There are lots of places you can learn to play bridge (try your local bridge club or search for classes or instructors online). If you need some assistance, approach your national bridge organization for resources in your community. We've linked here to the list of National Bridge Organizations listed with the World Bridge Federation.
Growing your bridge library? Here are some books suggested by our guests and some of our personal favorites. Save 20% on our recommended titles from The Bridge Shop.
The International Mind Sports Association
Uniting seven federations of the traditional mind sports : Chess, Bridge, Draughts, Go, Xiangqi, Mah Jong and the Federation of Card Games with over 500 National Associations and close to one billion players.
The International Playing Card Society
The International Playing-Card Society was founded in 1972 to bring together people, in a variety of countries, who have a common interest in the collecting of playing cards and card games.
The Museum of Bridge and Card Games
The Bridge Museum shows you the story of bridge from its origins to the modern game, from non-bridge players to home bridge players, and from club bridge players to world champions.
The State Library of Victoria Bridge Collection
The State Library of Victoria holds one of the world's largest collections of books and magazines on the card game of contract bridge and its predecessors bridge--whist and auction bridge.
To promote, foster, promulgate, develop and govern the sport of Bridge internationally.