BBC Bridge Companion

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BBC Bridge Companion
TypeVideo game console
GenerationThird generation (8-bit era)
Release date1985; 35 years ago (1985)
Introductory priceGB£199.99 (equivalent to £595.17 in 2018)
MediaROM cartridge
CPUZilog Z80
Memory2kB SRAM, 16kB VRAM, 16k ROM
Controller inputKeypad

The BBC Bridge Companion is an 8-bit video game console for teaching bridge. It was launched by BBC Enterprises Ltd in the United Kingdom in 1985. The system retailed for £199.99.[1]

List of cartridges[edit]

  • Advanced Bidding
  • Advanced Defence
  • Bridge Builder
  • Club Play 1
  • Club Play 2
  • Club Play 3
  • Conventions 1
  • Duplicate 1
  • Master Play 1


  1. ^ Frank, Ian (1998). Search & Planning Under Incomplete Information: A Study Using Bridge Card Play. Springer-Verlag. p. 294. ISBN 978-3-540-76257-7.

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