Unit 216 & Des Moines Area Bridge
Moving to the A Side
Moving to the A Side

Learn to play with, against and like the experts.
(self-proclaimed and otherwise)

Instructor: Pete Wityk

Time/Date: 1:30 pm, on various Friday's (see below).

Each class involves expert instruction followed by tailored hands-on play.

Cost: $10 per session

The schedule of classes for 2019 ( subject to change ) is: 

April 12

     

April 19

Session 1

Counting for Declarer

 

April 26

   

Fort Dodge Sectional

May 3

Session 2

Counting & More Counting for Defender

 

May 10

     

May 17

Session 3

Still More Counting & Don't Forget About Counting for Defender

 

May 24

   

Gopher Regional

May 31

     

June 7

   

Sioux City Sectional

June 14

Session 4

Trick One Topics 1- 4 for Declarer = Avoidance Play, Winning in Right Hand, Hold Up with 1 stopper?, Preserve Trump Control

 

June 21

     

June 28

Session 5

Trick One Topics 5 - 8 for Declarer = Finesse at Trick 1?, Plan Entries, Hold Up with Two Stoppers?, Set up for Squeeze

 

July 5

   

Des Moines Regional

July 12

   

Cedar Rapids Sectional

July 19

     

July 26

Session 6

Trick One Topics 9 - 12 for Declarer = Play Safe at Trick 1, Avoid Blockage, Play Right Card from Dummy, A and J combinations,

 

August 2

     

Aug 9

   

Council Bluffs Regional

Aug 16

Session 7

Trick One Topics 13 - 16 for Declarer = Do We Ruff First Trick?, Block Defenders Suit, Set Up End Play, Deceptive Plays

 

Aug 23

   

Hills Sectional

Aug 30

Session 8

Trick One Topics 1 - 3 for Defender = Play Right Card in 3rd Seat, Managing Defensive Entries, Helpful Signaling 

 

Sep 6

     

September 13

   

Des Moines Sectional

Sept 20

Session 9

Trick One Topics 4 - 6 for Defender = Unblocking in 3rd Seat, Disrupt Declarer’s Plan, Maintain Communications

 

Sept 27

     

Oct 4

Session 10

Trick One Topics 1 - 3 for Defender = Play Right Card in 3rd Seat, Managing Defensive Entries, Helpful Signaling 

 

October 11

     

Oct 18

   

Omaha Sectional

October 25

     

Nov 1

Session 11

Trick One Topics 4 - 6 for Defender = Unblocking in 3rd Seat, Disrupt Declarer’s Plan, Maintain Communications

 

November 8

   

Cedar Falls Sectional

Nov 15

Session 12

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