Great Bridge Links est. 1995
Great Bridge Links is a site with card game links, contract bridge news, bridge software, bridge resources, learn to play bridge schools and sites, bridge blogs, bridge tournament calendar, play bridge online clubs, and more links for duplicate and contract bridge players and card lovers around the world.
Great Bridge Links first appeared on the internet in 1995 as a page on the Canadian Bridge Federation website. After residing there for a few years it became evident that the ‘page’ was growing at such a rate, it had become impractical to keep it on the cbf.ca host. In 2000 Jude Goodwin moved the site over to its own domain and host and it has been thriving ever since. This year marks 27 years online.
Originally the site serviced a global online community of bridge players that had very little else to help map the resources and information available. Today there are thousands of bridge sites, and Great Bridge Links plays more of a portal role in world of bridge websites. 70% of our visitors are visiting for the first time. This statistic has remained constant over the last decade.
Most of our pages are created with these visitors in mind. However, we continue to manage the Bridge Tournaments section for our regular viewers – this is a page that has no duplicate elsewhere and remains popular. Other pages that are returned to time and again are the Bridge Software and the Play Bridge Online sections.
And of course, New Links is a first-stop for everyone. Be sure to check New Links often!
New in 2017 was the establishment of an active and current ARTICLES section. We now have some excellent writers from around the world including England, South Africa, and Canada. We share our stories on Facebook and Twitter. Enjoy!