Reinforce bridge fundamentals

Handouts are often great companions to a lesson. These could be recaps, homework, club announcements or our new Rules of Thumb bookmark! Designed to reinforce bidding fundamentals, this printable bookmark is a quick reference for opening bids and responses. While … Continued

Come play with us

A good partnership is key to a successful game. At the ACBL, we want share our strengths with you and other bridge players. That is one of the reasons why we offer a membership. Together with clubs, teachers, units and … Continued

Night Life

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 The Club Manager and Teacher Roundtable at the Summer NABC offered a great collaborative environment. One of the topics that received particular attention during the discussion was encouraging more participation in evening activities. Popular suggestions included shorter games (12-18 boards) … Continued

Thank you teachers

Five years ago former ACBL President Craig Robinson went on a cross-country tour of bridge clubs. One of the greatest takeaways from his experience was what creates a thriving bridge community — an active beginner education program. Without trained, supported … Continued

Get the attention you deserve

One of the most cost effective ways to create top of mind awareness about bridge within your community is through public relations. Here are a few basic tips for getting the attention you deserve: Be newsworthy. Does your story or event … Continued

Become a valuable resource

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Earlier this year we discussed “Making an Impression” and the Membership Marketing Benchmark Report. In the post, we listed three ways the ACBL is engaging members and non-members to improve our retention and acquisition rates. Since then we have made … Continued

MiniBridge for all

Bridge teachers often want to get their students playing and having fun as quickly as possible. Enter MiniBridge, a fast, easy-to-learn version that removes the challenge of understanding bidding and allows players to begin taking tricks almost immediately. Shawn Quinn, … Continued

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