Norwich Bridge School
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Suzanne Gill

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Get your friends playing Bridge in 2023

Get your friends playing Bridge in 2023

 Past and Present and Future Norwich Bridge School Players,

Please encourage all of your non Bridge playing friends to give Bridge a go in 2023

Playing online is just as much fun  in a different way

There will be a new clasess running starting in mid January They are aimed at those new to Bridge. Suzanne(An English Bridge Union teacher with the highest Professional qualification)  will lead you through the first steps in Bridge - the greatest of all games. Make new friends and have fun whilst learning an absorbing new skill.

Absolute beginners please phone or email Suzanne: 07825705526 :

      Online Pairs Competition      


 Come and play in our Online Bridge pairs competition for students and social bridge players  

Norwich Bridge School has set  up a gentle duplicate bridge competition online  on BBO

This will be a weekly fixture

I expect that you are all probably missing face to face competition with your friends and this is a way of keeping in touch and brushing up your bridge. 

Supervised Play will start at 7pm Monday's weekly

To take part you will need to register on BBO (its free)
Then send me your BBO username,email and phone number so that we have a tourney list
If you copy and paste the link this  u-tube video  will walk you through how to set up on BBO

Log in to BBO
Click on Competitive Tournaments
Next click on All Tournaments
Under the pending list find
vebu495885 Norwich Bridge School Gentle duplicate(Monday 's 7pm)

Click to enter and follow instructions. You will need to have BBO $ in your account. Cost  to play is  $4
If you don’t have a partner you can play with a robot for 25 cents or register at the partnership desk
How to buy BBO $.
This page allows you to buy BBO dollars. They are needed to pay entry fees for pay tournaments on the site.

If you wish to play games for the Norwich Bridge School that issue masterpoints, you will need BB$ to pay the entry fee. purchase/pay.php

See you there! 


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Matt's Workshops Spring 2019

Matt's Workshops Spring 2019

Learn and Play with the Expert

The Harford Community Centre Hall Road Norwich NR4 6ET

9:15am to 12:15pm.

Cost either £27 each or £150 for six . Tea and coffee provided.

email: to book and pay


Topics for Spring 2019Workshops

Handling Weak Trump Suits

  • Playing 4-3 and 5-2 fits
  • Managing trumps and bad breaks
  • Countering forcing defences

Slam Bidding Part 1

  • Assessing likelihood of slams
  • Losing Trick Count plus adjustments
  • Quantitative raises, RKCB and Exclusion Blackwood

Slam Bidding Part 2

  • Jacoby 2NT and fourth suit slam tries
  • Splinters
  • Cue bids

Defence to high level contracts (slams)

  • Opening leads
  • When to signal (and when not to!)
  • Discarding correctly to avoid being pseudo-squeezed

What to do when they bid over our 1NT

  • Weak escapes
  • Lebensohl
  • Doubling and balancing

Playing partscores at pairs

  • Assessing what is a good score to aim for
  • Taking risks or playing safe
  • Playing for maximum equity