Note that the Wednesday morning Traffic Beater has moved to a 9:15am start. This takes affect Wednesday April 25. This is a direct result of player input ... please keep the suggestions coming. This is the best way to implement change.
The Member section of this site is live. If so inclined, have a look here please. The code you will need is m3mb3r. There is no charge for joinging The Bridge Connection.
Upgraded snacks and munchies ... yummy. Whet your appetite as well as your appetite for bridge:
Come try us out, if not already on board, or, as Bob Barker said for decades "Come on down ..." Considering our many extras, the Price is Right.
The first edition of the Connection Reflection newsletter can be seen at this location. Submissions are welcome; please discuss with Colin.
Help plan your week using the new Week-at-a-glance feature ... here.
We have put together a page of tips for using this site ... new visitors are encouraged to check here before starting. Seasoned veterans on using this site are wise to check this same location often.
Please note that we are unable to process any registration requests online. Please email Tim Edwards-Davies at firstname.lastname@example.org or Colin at email@example.com. Alternatively, you could use the Contact (see here) ensuring you mention what course you are interested in as well as a contact number please.
As well, if you have any need for something not mentioned in the following schedule, please contact Tim or Colin as per above email addresses.
Courses/Workshops (If the one you want is not offered PLEASE tell us)
WORKSHOPS (PLEASE Register for these with Heidi so she knows the # of hands to prepare).
MONDAY afternoons 12:30-2:30 - Workshops are stand alone and cost $20/each.
Balanced Hand bids. Learn how opener can show a balanced hand with a specific point count.
Jump Shifts. Learn how opener can create a game force on the auction one partner responds.
1 Major raise to 4 Major. When Partner opens 1 of a major learn what hand you need to respond 4 of that major.
Major suit raises: Forcing and 3 card limit. Learn how to show a fit for Opener's major with a forcing hand or a 3 card limit raise.
How Does Responder Force? Part 1. How does responder force after 1NT has been bid in the auction?
How Does Responder Force? Part 2. Responder will learn how to keep the auction going by bidding a new suit.
Responder Rebids. Responding for the first time is somewhat easy. What happens when you need to bid again as responder? *** Practice bidding only. No playing.