ABTA: Home of the American Bridge Teachers' Association

“To help those who teach bridge to do it better, more effectively, more knowledgeably, more professionally.”


Welcome to the home of the ABTA, your online community of bridge teachers.

Leslie Shafer: 2016 Winner

Congratulations to this year's winner, Leslie Shafer, of Gaithersburg MD! The winner was announced at this year's ABTA convention in Washington....

[ Read more ]

Patty Tucker

Eric Emin Wood

Interview with author and current President of the ABTA Patty Tucker....

[ Read more ]

Teacher of the Year 2016 Finalists

More on nominees for the 2016 ABTA and Master Point Press Teacher of the Year Award....

[ Read more ]

Julian Pottage

Eric Emin Wood

Interview with author and well known problem constructor Julian Pottage....

[ Read more ]

Eddie Kantar

Eric Emin Wood

Interview with author Eddie Kantar on teaching, writing and playing bridge....

[ Read more ]

Membership Renewal and Current Data

A brief article regarding Membership Renewal and Current Data by Kathy Rolfe...

[ Read more ]

About the TOY Award

2015-2016: ATTENTION BRIDGE TEACHERS! Are you a bridge teacher who gives that something “extra” in the classroom and shares enthusiasm, encouragement and passion for bridge with your students?  Your students may nominate you for consider...

[ Read more ]

Eligibility and Selection

2015-2016 ABTA Master Point Press Teacher of The Year Criteria Information ...

[ Read more ]