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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.

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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  Opening one of a suit & responses part 2

December

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

2018

January

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

February
     2-level openers
    Making enquiries   
     Pre-emptive bidding
    Jump overcalls 
 

March

   Take out doubles
   1NT & 2NT openers, responses & introducing Stayman
    Opening 1 of a suit - limit & reverse bid
    Opening at the 2-level & 3-level; Looking for slams,

April

   Trumps or NT; Game or part-score
   Responses to partner's opener 
   Declarer play & leading
  Overcalls & Introducing Take out doubles 

May
   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
30th   Pre-empts

November

6th    Opening with a strong 2-bid
13th   Looking for slams
20th    Simple overcalls
27th   Jump overcalls & Take out doubles

December

4th    What everyone else does after a take out double, part 1 - Doubler's partner
11th  What everyone else does after a take out double, part 2 - Opener's partner

2018

January
      
8th       Signals
15th    Leading & Defence
22nd   Defeating trump contracts
29th    Which suit to open?

February

5th     Where do tricks for declarer come from? 
12th     Bidding to show shape & points
19th    Doubling & overcalling a 1NT opener
26th    An Introduction to Jacoby transfers

March

5th    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)