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5th August 2021
Virtual Club Pairs
BBO 7.30pm
Director: Phil
Scorer: Phil
Spare Pair: Viv & Jane
6th August 2021
Relaxed Session
RealBridge 10am
Director: Charles
Scorer: Colleen
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Learn to Play Bridge - Beginners Course
Learning to Play Bridge - Beginners Course Term 1

 

This is the first term of 3 ten-week terms which will cover the basic principles of playing bridge. 

By the end of the 3 ten-week terms you will be able to play socially and start playing in Relaxed Bridge club sessions. 

 

The course will follow the English Bridge Union (EBU) Beginning Bridge Book one, known as the Red Book.  It follows on from the free 4 week Mini Bridge taster session. 

Each lesson will last approximately 2 hours and consist of a presentation followed by playing cards in support of the topic outlined in the presentation.

By the end of the 10-week sessions you should understand the following:

  • The concept of a bidding ‘auction’ to arrive at a ‘contract’.
  • The difference between balanced and unbalanced hands.
  • Declarer techniques.
  • Defence techniques

The cost of the term is £85.  (This cost includes the purchase of the Beginner’s Red Book.  You will also be enrolled as an Associate Member of the Club which will give you access to some club facilities.)

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Learning to Play Bridge - Beginners Course Term 2

This is the second term of ten-week lessons which will cover the basic principles of playing bridge. 

 

Each lesson will last approximately 2 hours and consist of a presentation followed by playing cards in support of the topic outlined in the presentation.

By the end of the 10-week term you should understand the following:

  • Competitive bidding basic techniques – when all 4 players enter the auction.
  • Other bidding techniques.
  • An introduction to bidding conventions.
  • More techniques for card play when declarer or in defence.
  • Revision and practice of topics in term one.

The cost of the term is £60.

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Learning to Play Bridge - Beginners Course Term 3

This is the third term of ten-week lessons which will cover the basic principles of playing bridge.  

 

Each lesson will last approximately 2 hours and consist of a presentation followed by playing cards in support of the topic outlined in the presentation.

By the end of the 10-week term you should understand the following:

  • Pre-emptive bidding.
  • Bidding strong hands.  
  • More techniques for card play when declarer or in defence.
  • Revision and practice of topics in terms one and two.

The cost of term is £60.  After completing the Beginner's 30 week course we encourage you to join our fortnightly Friday morning Relaxed Play session at 10am.  You can also further your learning one of the Supervised Play Sessions which takes place on alternative Fridays.

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