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Practice play in conjunction with Hull Bridge Club

Please note that the practice play sessions will continue on 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thursdays* of the month  7.30 - 10 p.m. as well as usually* on 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month, starting at 2 p.m.

* please keep an eye on the Calendar 






Bridge Courses

This page has information and news of interest to the members. For a full list of forthcoming events, see "Calendar" on the menu and for a list of results see "Results".

Beginners Course



8th    Introduction & Opening 1NT
15th    Opening 1NT & 2NT
22nd    Declarer play in NT
29th  Leading against a NT contract 


5th    Ways of winning tricks 
12th  Trumps
19th   No Class
26th   No Class  


3rd    Opening one of a suit & responses part 1
10th  Opening one of a suit & responses part 2
17th  Opening one of a suit & responses part 3



7th   Stayman
14th  What do I know?
21st   Limit bids 
28th  Opening one of a suit - which suit to choose



4th    Reverse bidding 
11th   Simple overcalls   
18th   2-level openers 
25th   Making enquiries


4th   Pre-emptive bidding
11th  Jump overcalls 
18th  An Introduction to Take out doubles 

   Dates & topics may be subject to alteration



Consolidation Course



10th   Opening & responding to 1NT/2NT opener
17th   Opening at the one-level
24th   Continuing the bidding when partner opens at the 1-level, part 1
31st   Continuing the bidding when partner opens at the 1-level, part 2 


7th  Pre-empts
14th  Opening with a strong 2-bid
21st   NO CLASS
28th  Looking for slams

5th   Simple overcalls
12th Jump overcalls & Take out doubles     


9th    What everyone else does after a take out double, part 1 - Doubler's partner  
16th What everyone else does after a take out double, part 2 - Opener's partner      
23rd  Signals    
30th  Leading & Defence 


6th   Defeating trump contracts 
13th Which suit to open?      
20th  Where do tricks for declarer come from?   
27th  Bidding to show shape & points  


6th     Doubling & overcalling a 1NT opener 
13th   An Introduction to Jacoby transfers 
20th  More about Stayman 

27th  Revision of leading & defence

 (dates & topics may be subject to alteration)

Intermediate Course

   Introduction /  Doubling 1NT & Halmick 
   Negative doubles 
   Transfers over 1NT & 2NT openers
   Much more about Stayman 
    5-card Stayman over 2NT openers
  Jump overcalls - what sort?
   2-level openers - weak or strong? Part 1
   2-level openers - weak or strong? Part 2
  4th suit forcing
   Playing your honour or not   
  Countering an overcall
   Defending in 2nd seat
  Defending in 3rd seat
  Overcalls, sacrifices & phantoms  Bending the Rules
  Splinter bids
  Responses to Take Out Doubles (end of course)

(dates & topics may be subject to alteration)