The International On-Line Bridge Club was formed in 1994 as a dedicated consortium focused on providing a high quality online bridge.
The club is called BridgeClubLive. BCL is our short name.
We have been in continuous operation for over 24 years, having started on a Windows based system, we developed a sophisticated Java Web based program giving easy access and use to both PC and MAC users.
We have developed NeXtGen our program to play bridge in a web browser that works on all modern Desktops, Laptops, Tablets and Phones.
Bridge Club Live is an English Bridge Union (EBU) affiliated club, and offer EBU Local award points for online tournaments. Other National Bridge Organisations may be catered for in the future.
We currently have over 8,000 active members of all categories and have 500 - 1,000 Players online at peak times. We do NOT have ROBOTS, and all players are REAL people. There is NO ADVERTISING - we are a membership only club.
We are unique in being able to cater for both SAYC and ACOL players.
We are based in London, England and our own dedicated servers are located in France, configured as a range of virtual cloud servers delivering all our services. We write all our software and all Intellectual rights are 100% owned by us.