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Practice play in conjunction with Hull Bridge Club

Please note that the practice play sessions will continue on most* Thursdays starting at 7.30 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 

SUNDAY 7th JANUARY 

Play with an experienced player DupLicate session. No partner required.

 

 

 
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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

2017

October

11th    Introduction & Opening 1NT
18th    Opening 1NT & 2NT
25th    Declarer play in N

November

1st.  Leading against a NT contract  
8th    Ways of winning tricks
15th  Trumps 
22nd   Opening one of a suit & responses part 1
29th   NO CLASS

December

6th     Opening one of a suit & responses part 2 
13th   Opening one of a suit & responses part 3

2018

January

     Stayman
    What do I know?
     Limit bids
    Opening one of a suit - which suit to choose
   Reverse bidding
   

February

     Simple overcalls
     2-level openers
    Making enquiries   
     Pre-emptive bidding
   

March

     Jump overcalls 
    Take out doubles
   1NT & 2NT openers, responses & introducing Stayman
    Opening 1 of a suit - limit & reverse bids

April

   Opening at the 2-level & 3-level; Looking for slams,
  Trumps or NT; Game or part-score
   Responses to partner's opener 
   Declarer play & leading
  Overcalls & Introducing Take out doubles 

May

   Overcalls & Introducing Take out doubles 
   Responses to partner's overcall or take out double
   

   Dates & topics may be subject to alteration


 

 

Consolidation Course

2017

October

 9th    Opening & responding to 1NT/2NT opener
16th   Opening at the one-level
23rd   Continuing the bidding when partner opens at the 1-level, part 1
30th   Continuing the bidding when partner opens at the 1-level, part 2 

November

6th    No Class
13th  Pre-empts
20th  Opening with a strong 2-bid
27th  No Class

December
4th   Looking for slams
11th   Simple overcalls

2018

January
      
8th    Jump overcalls & Take out doubles     
15th  What everyone else does after a take out double, part 1 - Doubler's partner  
22nd What everyone else does after a take out double, part 2 - Opener's partner 
29th  Signals Leading & Defence

February

5th     Leading & Defence 
12th   Defeating trump contracts   
19th   Which suit to open?  
26th  Where do tricks for declarer come from? 

March

5th   Bidding to show shape & points 

12th  Doubling & overcalling a 1NT opener  

19th  An Introduction to Jacoby transfers 

26th  More about Stayman

 (dates & topics may be subject to alteration)

Intermediate Course

2017-18              Dates TBC

           Introduction /  Doubling 1NT & Halmick
           Transfers over 1NT & 2NT openers
            Much more about Stayman
            5-card Stayman over 2NT openers
            Negative doubles
            Jump overcalls - what sort?
            Signals
            2-level openers - weak or strong? Part 
            2-level openers - weak or strong? Part 2
            Playing your honour or not 
            Convention cards
            4th suit forcing
            Defending in 2nd seat
            Defending in 3rd seat
            Countering an overcall
           Overcalls, sacrifices & phantoms
            Slamming 

(dates & topics may be subject to alteration)