THUNDER BAY DBC
THUNDER BAY DBC
6 NEW LESSONS FOR EVERYONE

SUMMER LESSONS ARE BACK WITH SUSAN /KEN CRESSMAN TAKING THE HELM FOR 6 GREAT LESSONS FOR PLAYERS FROM NOVICE TO EXPERT.  JOIN US FOR 2 HOURS OF INFORMATIVE BRIDGE LESSONS WHICH COULD IMPROVE YOUR GAMES IMMENSELY.

COST WILL BE $5.00 PER LESSON.  COFFEE AND COOKIES WILL BE SERVED.

LESSON 1, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 FROM 6:30-8:30 AT THE K.C. HALL--PARKING AVAILABLE AT THE PARKING LOT ON BRODIE STREET.

Lesson 1. MAJOR SUIT OPENINGS AND RESPONSES PART 1
Includes
Jacoby 2NT,openers rebid, handling interference,2NT after a takeout double
Play and defense
Safety play, strip and end play

LESSON 2, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15 FROM 6:30- 8:30 AT THE K.C. HALL--PARKING AVAILABLE AT THE PARKING LOT ON BRODIE STREE

LESSON 2. MAJOR SUIT OPENINGS AND RESPONSES PART 2
Includes
Third and fourth seat openings, Drury, handling interference, notrump
responses, bidding a new suit, jump shift by responder
Play and defense
End play includes concept of ruff and stuff, uppercut, trump management,
loser on loser

LESSON 3--WEDNESDAY JUNE 29, 6:30-8:30 AT THE K.C. HALL

LESSON 3.  MINOR SUIT OPENINGS AND RESPONSES
Opening bids of1c and 1d, third and fourth position openings, limit raises
versus forcing raise eg. Inverted minors, suit responses to 1c and 1 d,
handling interference,
Play and defense
Safety play, uppercut, avoidance ( several variations.

LESSON 4--THURSDAY, JULY 7, 6:30-8:30 AT K.C. HALL

LESSON 4. THE SUBSEQUENT AUCTION
Opener's non-forcing rebids, opener's jump shift, opener's reverse, opener's
rebid after a reverse eg. Lebensohl over reverses, responder's non- forcing
rebids, fourth suit forcing, after a 1NT rebid by opener, after a 2 NT rebid
by opener
Defense and play
Safety play in a suit, creating an entry, loser on loser

LESSON 5, THURDAY, JULY 14, 6:30-8:30 AT K.C. HALL

LESSON 5. OTHER DOUBLES
Doubles that are primarily for takeout, Cooperative, Competitive and
Optional doubles, Doubles that are primarily for penalty, Lead-directing
double, the redouble, the SOS redouble

LESSON 6--WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 6:30-8:30 AT K.C. HALL

 LESSON 6. TWO SUITED OVERCALLS
Direct cue bid,  Michael's cue bid,  Advancing after a Michael's cue bid,
other uses of Michaels, the Unusual notrump. Advancing after the unusual
notrump. Other uses of the unusual notrump
Play and defense
Trump management, suit establishment, handling suit combinations

PLEASE CONTACT SUSAN CRESSMAN FRASER COULL IF INTERESTED

OTHER  INSTRUCTORS /MENTORS  TBA

 


 

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ACBL WORLD WIDE BRIDGE

PLEASE JOIN US ON SATURDAY, JUNE 4 AT 12:30 P.M. AT THE K.C. HALL (PARKING AVAILABLE IN THE BIG PARKING LOT ON BRODIE STREET) FOR THE ACBL WORLD WIDE BRIDGE CONTEST.  THIS IS AN EXCITING EVENT WHERE YOU COMPETE AGAINST PAIRS ALL OVER THE WORLD AND GET TO COMPARE SCORES AT THE END.  A BOOKLET IS GIVE OUT AT THE END WHICH GIVES AN OVERVIEW OF ALL HANDS.

THIS IS AN EXCELLENT EVENT AND WE URGE ALL THOSE THAT WANT TO SHARPEN THEIR SKILLS TO JOIN US FOR A FUN AFTERNOON.  THIS IS A ONE SESSION GAME.

SEE YOU THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!

HAND OF THE WEEK

 TUESDAY MAY24

HOW DID YOUR PAIR BID THIS HAND????

SPECIAL GAMES



TUES., MAY 24, 7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--GRASS ROOTS FUND GAME

WED., MAY 25,  7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--SWISS TEAMS OPEN

MONDAY, MAY 30, 1:00 P.M. AT 55 PLUS--GRASS ROOTS FUND GAME

THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 12:30 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--ACBL WORLD WIDE BRIDGE ONE SESSION

WED., JUNE 8, 7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--SWISS TEAMS OPEN

MON., JUNE 13, 1:00 P.M. AT 55 PLUS--NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS

TUES., JUNE 14, 7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--FIRST SESSION OF VINCE SCARCELLO AND MIN  VINCE SCARCELLO

TUES., JUNE 21, 7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--SECOND SESSION OF VINCE SCARCELLO AND MINI VINCE SCARCELLO

WED., JUNE 22, 7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--SWISS TEAMS OPEN

 

Results
Wed 25th May 2016
Round Robin Unit Champ
Director: Carol Anderson
Tue 24th May 2016
Tuesday Evening Session
Director: Francis Gaudino
Mon 23rd May 2016
Monday Pairs
Director: Carol Anderson
Thu 19th May 2016
GrassRootsFunGame
Director: Jim Hobson
Tue 17th May 2016
Tuesday Evening Session
Director: Carol Anderson
Calendar
Thu 26th May 2016
Mon 30th May 2016
Tue 31st May 2016
Wed 1st Jun 2016
Thu 2nd Jun 2016
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ACBL WORLD WIDE BRIDGE

PLEASE JOIN US ON SATURDAY, JUNE 4 AT 12:30 P.M. AT THE K.C. HALL (PARKING AVAILABLE IN THE BIG PARKING LOT ON BRODIE STREET) FOR THE ACBL WORLD WIDE BRIDGE CONTEST.  THIS IS AN EXCITING EVENT WHERE YOU COMPETE AGAINST PAIRS ALL OVER THE WORLD AND GET TO COMPARE SCORES AT THE END.  A BOOKLET IS GIVE OUT AT THE END WHICH GIVES AN OVERVIEW OF ALL HANDS.

THIS IS AN EXCELLENT EVENT AND WE URGE ALL THOSE THAT WANT TO SHARPEN THEIR SKILLS TO JOIN US FOR A FUN AFTERNOON.  THIS IS A ONE SESSION GAME.

SEE YOU THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!

HAND OF THE WEEK

 TUESDAY MAY24

HOW DID YOUR PAIR BID THIS HAND????

SPECIAL GAMES



TUES., MAY 24, 7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--GRASS ROOTS FUND GAME

WED., MAY 25,  7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--SWISS TEAMS OPEN

MONDAY, MAY 30, 1:00 P.M. AT 55 PLUS--GRASS ROOTS FUND GAME

THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 12:30 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--ACBL WORLD WIDE BRIDGE ONE SESSION

WED., JUNE 8, 7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--SWISS TEAMS OPEN

MON., JUNE 13, 1:00 P.M. AT 55 PLUS--NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS

TUES., JUNE 14, 7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--FIRST SESSION OF VINCE SCARCELLO AND MIN  VINCE SCARCELLO

TUES., JUNE 21, 7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--SECOND SESSION OF VINCE SCARCELLO AND MINI VINCE SCARCELLO

WED., JUNE 22, 7:00 P.M. AT K.C. HALL--SWISS TEAMS OPEN

 

Results
Wed 25th May 2016
Round Robin Unit Champ
Director: Carol Anderson
Tue 24th May 2016
Tuesday Evening Session
Director: Francis Gaudino
Mon 23rd May 2016
Monday Pairs
Director: Carol Anderson
Thu 19th May 2016
GrassRootsFunGame
Director: Jim Hobson
Tue 17th May 2016
Tuesday Evening Session
Director: Carol Anderson
Calendar
Thu 26th May 2016
Mon 30th May 2016
Tue 31st May 2016
Wed 1st Jun 2016
Thu 2nd Jun 2016