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Duplicate Bridge

Marjorie Groberman Open Duplicate Bridge Club
A friendly yet competitive game for players of all abilities. Master points, online score and hand records posting using BRIDGEMATE II. Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksymetz facilitates. Master points awarded for placing pairs with the ACBL. To arrange partners or a seating preference, contact Bryan at bmaksymetz@gmail.com or 778.558.7496.
Tu & Th 11:00am–2:30pm
punch cards $100 for 10 games or $11 single day of play

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NEW  Marjorie Groberman DBC NEWCOMERS SECTION

Want to try Duplicate Bridge Club? Attend the Marjorie Groberman DBC games on Tuesdays to be seated with similarly-skilled players is a separate newcomers section. Includes 15-minute mini-lesson with Sam Epstein at start of the game.
Reserve by 3pm Monday by emailing Rhona Thornton newcomersbridgeJCC@gmail.com
Let us know if you have a partner or would like to arrange for one.

Tu 11:00am–2:30pm
In the Aceman Lounge

Punch cards: $100 for 10, or $11 for single day of play. Purchase at Member & Guest Services before arriving.
Short lunch break. Bring own lunch, or purchase from Nava’s.

Bridge Lessons

Beginner/Refresher
Lessons consist of half hour of theory and one hour of card play.
Instructor: Rhona Thorton,
ACBL-certified Bridge Instructor
PART 1
Introduction, Major, Minor, No Trump Openings, Overcalls, Opening Leads.
Tu 10:30am – 12:00pm #6033  Register
Jan 21 – Feb 25 6 classes
Member $70 / Regular $88
PART 2
Finesses, Counting Winners & Losers, Stayman, Take-out Doubles, Weak 2s.
Tu 10:30am – 12:00pm #6040
Apr 21 – May 26 6 classes
Member $70 / Regular $88

Bridge Fundamentals
For players with some experience, looking to further their knowledge. Sharpen your skills with half hour of theory, and play of pre-set hands.
Instructor: Barry Yamanouchi
We 10:30am – 12:30pm #6035  Register
Jan 15 – Mar 11 8 classes
no class Mar 4
Member $110 / Regular $138

Basics of Duplicate Bridge
For players new to the competitive form of bridge known as duplicate bridge. An emphasis will be placed on the basic conventions commonly used by duplicate bridge players. Pre-dealt hands followed by discussion.
Instructor: Barry Yamanouchi
We 1:00 – 3:00pm #6065  Register
Jan 15 – Mar 11 8 classes
no class Mar 4
Member $110 / Regular $138

Advanced Bridge
For experienced duplicate players who have mastered our Bridge Fundamentals class. Focus on defense, defensive bidding, handling interference in your auction, two-over-one bidding, and
correct use of bidding conventions.
Instructor: Bryan Maksymetz
We 10:30am – 12:00pm #6058  Register
Jan 15 – Feb 19 6 classes
Member $120 / Regular $140

Supervised Bridge

* Punch cards $67 for 10 or $7 single visit

Supervised Bridge Play
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions about bidding and play. Suitable for beginners and better, come on your own or with a partner.
Supervisor: Rhona Thorton
Fr 11:00am–1:00pm*

Supervised Bridge with Helpful Tips
Common sense bidding tips to improve your game. Intended for players with basic bridge background. All welcome, players with partners preferred.
Supervisor: Sam Epstein
Th 10:00am–12:00pm*

Special Events

Duplicate Bridge Day for First-Timers
Are you learning bridge? We invite you to try a duplicate bridge club experience with players of similar proficiency. Bridge Director will teach how to use the Bridgemates for scoring, moving boards and changing tables. Our Supervised Bridge instructors will be on hand to consult. Advanced registration required. Fee includes light lunch and refreshments.
Fr Nov 1 11:00am–2:30pm
Cost: $11

Marjorie Groberman Duplicate Bridge Club Chanukah Party
Save the date. Advanced reservations required. Latke lunch will be served. Please RSVP to lisa@jccgv.bc.ca
Th Dec 19 11:00am–3:00pm
Cost: $11 or DBC punch card