To play “Bid Whist” online, sign up for a trial account at BidWhist.com by registering a username, email address and password. Download and install the game and begin playing. To sign up for a trial account, you must . Click on the “Start Playing” link on the official Bid Whist website to play online, then log in with your user name and password.
Once you verify your “Bid Whist” user name and password, the online game opens in a client program. Settings in the software include play options, game sound options, instructions and a game history with the last game played since your last log-in.
Each playing table in the client features various table rule. Columns of available tables are labelled P, R, AS and SK, which stand for Private, Rise and Fly, Automatic Set and Show Kitty. An “X” in one of these columns means the rule applies. The first column provides a list of the table names of all active games. The next columns list the players. If a column is empty, you may join the game.
To join a game of “Bid Whist” online, request permission to join the game in the chat box. When the other players approve the request, click “sit” to join the game.