If you are seeking a partner(s) for pairs or teams either contact Alex Buchan (see Contact Us) or post a message on the 'Bookings/Find a Partner?' page.
On Wednesday afternoon and evening a host system is in operation, so you can turn up without a partner and get a game.
Any comments or suggestions about this website are most welcome. Stuart Barker
TEACHING SESSIONS - FOUNDATION COURSE (Level 1)
If you are interested in joining the September 2018 class please contact David Lampert via the Contact Us page or firstname.lastname@example.org .
TEACHING SESSIONS - INTERMEDIATE CLASSES (Level 2). Jeanne Boydell & Carolynn Maylen
Next term starts on Friday morning 12 January 2018 and runs for 11 weeks until the 23rd March. Because of the popularity of this class, and additional class has been put in on Wednesday Afternoons starting at 1.30 pm, which can be taken instead of the Friday morning or as well as it. The Wednesday Afternoon class (taken by Carolynn Maylen) starts on Wednesday 10 January and runs for 10 weeks until March
SPRING TERM 2018
11 Lessons from January 12th to March the 23rd
January 12th Doubles for Penalty and ‘Take Out’
19th All NTs + Stayman (weak and strong)
26th Transfer bids and McKendrick
February 2nd Losing trick count and Gambling 3 No Trumps
9th Weak 2 bids and other pre-empts
16th Introduction to 5 card majors
Plus defence to 1NT (Landy)
23rd Defence Play
March 2nd Slam bidding
16th Fourth suit forcing
23rd Creating a convention card and any requests
Carolynns Lessons 2018. January 10th to March 14th
Double for take out
Double over 1NT
Opening 2NT and responses
Opening 2C and responses
Opening leads against No trump contracts
Opening leads against suit contracts
For information please contact Jeanne Boydell on 01323 721825 or via the Contact Us page or email@example.com .
Alternatively please contact Carolynn Maylen on 07719863760.
Contact Roger Poulter (01323 482298) or 07816 836861 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This series of lessons designed for those who have completed the intermediate classes and regular club players who wish to improve their game.
Lessons start 4th January until 8th March ( 10 weeks ) Thursday mornings from 10am to 12.00
4th January Slam Bidding. Conventions for reaching slams more reasily.
11 January Overcalls. Guidelines and rules for sound overcalls
18 January Weaks 2's Opening weak two's and responses.
25th January More on weak 2's and pre-emptive bids
1st Feb Finesses. When to finesse and when to avoid.
8th Feb Counting and card placement. How to work out who has what.
15th Feb Competitive bidding. Whose hand is it?.
22nd Feb End plays and squeezes. An introduction to the dark arts of bridge.
1st March Duplicate pairs tactics. Differences from team play.
8th March Introduction to Strong NT and 5 card majors.
IMPROVERS/SUPERVISED PLAY (EVERY WEEK)
Fridays at 2.00 pm please contact John Garrini (01323 734797).
Thursday at 2.00 pm please contact Chimi Notenboom (01323 731073).
Use the link to download the Sandra Landy articles, which are very useful additional reading.
The link below goes to the EBU site where you can download a free program
A free minibridge program is available at