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Sunday Coffee and Cake
Director: Maxine Julius
Xmas Party
5.30pm
Director: Pip Smitham
Friday Gentle
10.00am
Director: Annabel Burrows
Friday Afternoon
1.45pm
Director: Richard Banbury
Friday Evening
7.30pm
Director: Richard Banbury
Ladies & Mens Pairs R1
1.45pm
Director: Richard Banbury
Mens Pairs Afternoon
Director: Richard Banbury
Wednesday Gentle
1.45pm
Director: Marietta Andree
Weds Evening Learning Duplicate
Director: Margaret Page
Calendar
Sun 9th Dec 2018
Sunday Coffee & Cakes
2.30pm
Director: Maxine
Host: Phil Cunliffe
Mon 10th Dec 2018
Play & Learn (New Format)
10.00am
Director: Maxine
Host: Daulat Haji
Mon 10th Dec 2018
Monday Afternoon
1.45pm
Director: Alan
Host: Joy Dutta
Mon 10th Dec 2018
Ladies & Mens Pairs R2
7.30pm
Director: Richard
Host: NO Host
Tue 11th Dec 2018
Learning Duplicate
10.00am
Director: Simon
Host: Kenneth Surridge
Tue 11th Dec 2018
Tuesday Afternoon
1.45pm
Director: Sally
Host: Bilkish Japanwalla
Tue 11th Dec 2018
Tuesday Gentle
7.30pm
Director: Eleanor
Host: Phil Cunliffe
Tue 11th Dec 2018
Tuesday Evening
7.30pm
Director: Joan
Host: Leo Wang
Wed 12th Dec 2018
Supervised Play
10.00am
Director: Tim
Host: No Host
Beginnersí Lesson Syllabus
BEGINNERS SYLLABUS

The Beginner’s Syllabus is designed for those who wish to learn the game from scratch, with no prior knowledge assumed.  We closely follow the English Bridge Union recommended path to learning, starting with Minibridge. After 3 or 4 terms, students should be ready to join one of the Supervised Play sessions, and after 4 terms the Learning Duplicate sessions are available to those who are ready to start some (gently) competitive bridge.  The lesson schedule is shown below the cost is £160.00 per term and includes 2 free play vouchers to Attend Supervised Play

 

Beginners I

Term 1

Beginners II

Term 2

Beginners III

Term 3

Next Step

Term 4

1. Getting started with minibridge. 11. New suit responses and NT rebid 21. Recap on bidding and play 31. 2NT openings and responses
2. Playing with trumps 12. Opener's rebid with a weak hand 22. Suit overcalls and responses 32. 2C openings and responses
3. Introducing declarer play 13. Opener's rebid with a strong hand 23.Take out doubles and responses 33. Slam bidding
4. Introducing defence 14. One-of-a-suit openings and NT rebids 24. 1NT overcalls and responses 34. 3 level openings & intro to vunerabilty and duplicate tactics
5. Playing lesson 15. Revise opening bids & rebids 25. Practice session:  competitive auctions 35. Weak twos in 3 suits
6. Opening 1NT 16. Competition: 8 hands 26. 4-4-4-1 hands 36. Defence against pre-empts and weak twos
7. Responses to 1NT 17. Declarer play techniques 27. Stayman and responses 37. Practice session: pre-empts and weak twos
8. Playing lesson 18. Declarer play in NT 28. Defence - leads 38. Duplicate session on competitive bidding
9. One-of-a-suit openings and limit raises 19. Declarer play with trumps 29. Defence- techniques 39. Defence
10. Playing lesson 20. Practice session: declarer play 30. Practice session:  defence 40. Duplicate session on a variety of hands