Bridge

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Bridge Lessons

BEGINNER/REFRESHER
Instructor: Rhona Thornton, ACBL-certified Instructor
30 min of lesson and 60 min of play. Topics include: Opening Majors, Minors and No Trump, Overcalls, Opening Leads, Finesses, Take-out Doubles, and Stayman.
Monday 10:30am – 12:00pm
Oct 24-Dec 19 (9 Classes)  Register
M $155.00 / R $175.00 F6033AM

APPLYING THE FUNDAMENTALS OF BRIDGE
Instructor: Barry Yamanouchi
Do you find yourself understanding the theory but when you get to the bridge table everything seems a lot harder? This course shows how the concepts apply to real play variations. 30 min of lesson and 60 min of play.
Wednesday 10:30am – 12:00pm
Nov 2-Nov 23 (4 Classes)  Register
M $105.00 / R $115.00 F6060AM

BRIDGE LOGIC: HELP! MY BIDDING BRAIN HAS DIED!
Instructor: Sam Epstein
Refresh your memory or learn new approaches to the logic of what to do in response to a bid. For beginner and intermediate players, nice companion to Thursday Duplicate or Supervised Bridge games at 10:30.
Thursday 9:30am – 10:15am
Oct 20-Dec 8 (8 Classes)  Register
M $67.00 / R $77.00 F6036AM

Marjorie Groberman DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB

Certified ACBL Director Bryan Maksymetz facilitates and can assist to arrange partners or a seating preference: bmaksymetz@gmail.com

THROUGH OCTOBER 13:
Virtually Via Bridge Base Online (BBO)
Tuesday & Thursday 10:10am
Sign in up to 2 hours ahead $5 USD, $6.50 USD special event games.
Need assistance getting on BBO or buying BB dollars? Contact lisa@jccgv.bc.ca

FROM OCTOBER 20:
In-person at the JCC, with online score, hand records and master points posted using Bridgemate II. Master points awarded for placing pairs.
Tuesday & Thursday 10:15am
No lunch break, game to end by 1:00pm
Single-serve snacks (no beverages at this time).
Pre-purchase Bridge Club Punch Card $100 for 10 games or $11 drop-in.

Supervised Bridge Games

With pre-purchased Supervised Bridge punch card: M $70/R $80 for 10 classes. Drop in $8.50

THURSDAYS
Instructor: Sam Epstein
Bidding tips to improve your game, as well as hands to play. For players with basic knowledge.
Thursday 10:30am – 12:30pm

FRIDAYS
ACBL-certified Instructor: Rhona Thornton
Players will be given hands to play and will be able to ask questions. For beginners and better.
Friday 10:30am – 12:30pm
No class Sept 16.