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  Annual Subscription

In order to achieve a fixed price and minimise administration costs, the price of the service has been set to relate to the number and size of regularly uploaded scored sessions that the club plays. However, this may be adjusted according to the way the site is used. The service is provided on an annual subscription basis:

April 2023: The standard price of the Bridgewebs subscription has now been held for 18 years. Most features are now included as part of the price. Due to the increase in broadband speeds, the usage has increased dramatically and can vary considerably between clubs depending on how the web site has been used.. "Online Bridge" has definitely changed the way the web site is used with the amount of information now displayed compared to F2F sessions. There are now almost 10 million page hits a month and 4 times that of other files such as images and style sheets. and it is necessary to regularly increase computer capacity. The server was last upgraded 20th March 2023.

To reflect this more fairly, the Subscription is reviewed annually and can depend on several factors,

  • mainly "Site Usage" which can be found in the Statistics section of your club web site.
  • the use of Email which some clubs do not use at all and others send out regular Newsletters to all members. see.¶2

More features, same low price.
January 2024

Club Web Site
  Typical Tables per Week Site Usage Cost per Year
Small Club up to 14 Tables  under 5k hits p.m. £40
Medium Club over 14 Tables under 15k hits p.m. £50-£70
in £10 bands
Large Club     £70-£110
in £10 bands
Larger Clubs **     £120+ P.O.A.
Bridgewebs version for County/Areas
Individually Priced £60-£120
Bridgewebs extras
Attendance Module Subscription + 50% ¶1
Email £10 per 10000 email p.a..¶2
Videos £10 surcharge..¶3
Domains (Existing Users Only)
Domain Name ( £14 per year ¶4
Domain Name (.org/.com) £20 per year ¶4


From 1st April 2018, prices are subject to VAT where applicable.

¶1 The "Attendance module" is an "optional extra" and because of the extra usage in several areas, database to hold all the the player transaction records, extra emails being sent with monthly statement etc it is charged at Subscription + 50% 

¶2 Sending "Emails" is included in the standard subscription. Where the number of Emails is excessive,  Bridgewebs reserves the right to charge £10 per 10000 emails sent p.a.

¶3 Uploading "videos" is part of the standard Pictures Feature.  Where the number of Videos is excessive,  Bridgewebs reserves the right to charge £10 p.a.

¶4 Domain name prices reflect the cost charged to Bridgewebs, which needs to be passed on. 

With regard to everything else on the Web Site, calendar, competitions, news, pictures, you may freely amend these at any time and as often as you like.

  Web Service

This service is provided for bridge clubs and as such it is probable that the usage of the service is similar amongst similar sized clubs. It is not possible to predict how much any one web site will get used, but factors in the make-up of the club give an indication of the expected usage. Usage will arise from:

  • Club Secretary - The club secretary and scorers will need to load results, news and other information. This will be particularly active in the early days of a web site, but will tail off once the site is up and running.
  • Members - The majority of visits to the site will be by members wishing to know "what the results were last night", their position in competitions and what events are planned.
  • Search - In order for visitors to find your club web site, it is necessary for the Search Sites, such as Google and Yahoo to visit the bridge club web site and extract pages from the bridge club site and load these into their database of useful pages. This they do on a regular basis, usually daily.
  • Results - The results are stored on the web site and the no of tables/events played per week does impact on disk usage. Also, the more frequent and the larger the events, the more members there are, potentially, who will look at the results.
  • Visitors - Visitors may wish to find where to play bridge.

A commerial "Web Hosting" company actually host the site, provide the necessary disk space, computer power, regular backup and restore if necessary, and more importantly, the connection to the world wide web to support the downloading of the quite large number of pages that might be surfed by the members each week, that will surely increase as more and more people start using broadband.


You do not need a domain to use Bridgewebs, you can use followed by the short name given to your club, such as

In fact you do not need a domain name for the club at all, but some clubs like to have one. Bridgewebs can register a domain for you, such as or Domains are provided again on an annual subscription basis.

If you want an email address with your domain, then Bridgewebs can provide an forwarding email, where the email is forwarded to a private email. If you would like an email mailbox, then you are better registering and setting this up yourself. This process has been greatly simplified over the years and there are many sites to do this such as ,

If you have an existing domain, or once you have a domain, then you can use something called "Web Forwarding" to point to the Bridgewebs equivalent site.

If you do request a domain to be registered with Bridgewebs or transferred to Bridgewebs and subsequently wish to terminate the service, Bridgewebs will transfer the domain to your new host without question. 

  Existing Web Sites
If you have an existing web site and a domain, it is quite possible that you will be paying a monthly or annual fee for this. In which case, unless you continue to use some other part of the package, you can save this cost. A number of clubs have moved to BridgeWebs and, as well as the advantage of BridgeWebs, saved money overall.

Payment by cheque, electronic transfer or PayPal.

There are no other web site costs for the club or club members, no FTP downloading software, no Word Processing, no Html Editor, just a PC with a Browser and scoring software. You will also be automatically upgraded to the latest BridgeWebs software at regular intervals. You might also need a digital camera to take pictures of your bridge club to upload and show to the rest of the world!!