Bridge is an experiential game the more experience, the better. Experience comesReading and taking lessons are excellent. Playing bridge at home on the iPad/iPhone is also a great way to train and improve your game. Contract bridge, more commonly just called bridge, is a card game for four players that can be played at any level from casual get-togethers to professional tournaments. Bridge's popularity has waxed and waned in the decades since its creation, but it remains one of the most popular four player card games in the world.