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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 or 778.558.7496.
Tu or Th 11:00am–2:30pm
punch cards $100 for 10 games or $11 single day of play

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NEW! Beginner Open Duplicate Bridge Weekly

New to duplicate? Attend the Marjorie Groberman Duplicate Bridge Club games on Tuesdays to be seated with similarly skilled players. See above for Director contact details.
Tu 11:00am–2:30pm cost as per above

Bridge Lessons





Lessons consist of ½ hour of theory and one hour of play. Topics include suit and NT opening, leads & overcalls.
In the Arts & Crafts room
Instructor: Rhona Thorton, ACBL-certified Bridge Instructor
Tu 10:30am–12:00pm
Jan 22-Feb 26 6033
Member $65/Regular $82 6 lessons

Bridge Fundamentals

For players with some experience. Sharpen your skills with 30 minutes of theory and play of pre-set hands.
Instructor: Barry Yamanouchi
We 10:45am–12:45pm 6035
Jan 9 –Feb 27 8 lessons
Member $90/Regular $113

NEW! Advanced Bridge Instruction

For experienced duplicate players who have mastered the content of our Bridge Fundamentals. Focus on defense, defensive bidding and dealing with interference in your auction. Play techniques will be covered, along with correct use of bidding conventions. Lessons include handouts and Q&A.
Instructor: Bryan Maksymetz is an Expert Championship Player and JCC Bridge Club Director. He has taught bridge since 2006.
We 10:45am–12:45pm 6058
Jan 9 –Feb 27 8 lessons
Member $110/Regular $129

Supervised Bridge

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

Supervised Play

Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask the bridge supervisor questions. Suitable for beginners and better, no partners necessary.
Supervisor: Rhona Thorton, ACBL
Certified Bridge Instructor
Fr 11:00am–1:00pm through June*

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.
In Arts & Crafts Room.
Supervisor: Sam Epstein
Th 10:00am–12:00pm through June*