Computer Bridge Programs come in different kinds. There are Internet play, computer opponents, and analysis of different hands. The software we are looking at today are main software programs for bridge education: Jack 5.0, Bridge Baron 21, and a website based program called Bridge Doctor.
Name with link to official website and World Computer Bridge Champion years below.
Jack 5.0 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2010
Bridge Baron 21 1997
Bridge Doctor is a tutoring software and is different from the rest. Jack 5.0 and Bridge Baron allow play against the computer and hand analysis. Jack 5.0 is a newer, more up-to-date, as well as stronger, computer program. Most people prefer Jack 5.0 over Bridge Baron 21. This information is based on average online review scores and product descriptions, you can check the online stores and the website themselves to see for yourself. Below are Amazon.com links you can use to check user reviews of Jack 5.0 versus Bridge Baron 21.
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The demo software are free to download and no commitment is required. They are given so people can try out the product and are limited to only a few hands. You can try out the program functions and get a feel for the program with these demos.
Use of software to analyze hands is very useful to see deficits in a person’s game and from that how to improve.
Jack 5.0 is the current and recent World Computer Bridge Champion. For some reason, it is harder to find to buy, but where you can buy it is explained on its website.