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October 31st (Halloween):   People in costume play free

October 31st (Afternoon Game):  ACBL-Wide Instant Matchpoint Game with free analysis of the hands

November 11th is Veterans Day.    Veterans Play Free.

November 16th (Saturday), 9am - 11:15am:   Randy Baron and Jack Brawner will do a tag-team presentation:  "Secrets to Winning Bridge"

Our Holiday Party will be Sunday, December 15th.    Registration forms will be out soon.

CLUB CLOSED TEMPORARILY (FLOODING) -- PLANNING TO REOPEN ON SATURDAY!
NAPLES BRIDGE CENTER
NAPLES BRIDGE CENTER

Welcome to the Premier Bridge Club in Naples, Florida

The Naples Bridge Center has a long history of serving the bridge-playing community with games and education, dating back to 1970. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization it provides a premier environment for both learning and playing bridge. Visitors are always welcome.  Classes are constantly being offered, and there are games every day, usually several!

All games are sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) and directed by a staff of professionals.  Easily reached from all areas of Collier County, the NBC features the nicest playing conditions in Southwest Florida.  And we plan to expand the building within the next year!

We are located at 5865 Golden Gate Parkway Naples, FL. 34116, just off I-75 at exit 105 and less than five miles from US 41. 

For more information call (239) 455-4445 or e-mail us at naplesbridge@gmail.com

 

Class Schedule

CLASSES

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Thursdays (Just started!) 9:00AM -11:15AM

FREE FREE FREE
Bridge Basics 1 -- taught by Tony Cipolla.

Learn to play the greatest game ever invented!  We are using the official ACBL course.

 

Wednesdays (Ongoing) 9:00AM -11:15AM or 7:00PM - 9:00PM

"Chat" Game

In a "Chat" game, players play a regular duplicate game, but a shortened version.  During the play, moderators will come and advise players as they have questions.  This is a GREAT way to learn!
(FREE LESSON @ 8:20 and 6:30 before game)

Thursdays (Ongoing) 9:00AM -11:15AM 

"Play and Learn" taught by Jack Brawner

     Play random hands and then discuss them.  Every hand is a puzzle and a lesson.  Bidding, judgment, play, defense, etc. - it all comes up, but nobody (including the teacher!) knows when!

 

Saturday, October 19  9:00AM - 11:15AM 

"Preempting your way to success" taught by Jack Brawner 

Learn how to preempt with more accuracy AND more frequency.  The opponents fear quality preemptors.  This class emphasizes using vulnerability and the losing trick count to cause the maximum problems for the opponents while at the same time remaining both safe AND accurate yourself!
 

Saturday, November 2  9:00AM -11:15AM

"Balancing -- the easiest was to improve your score" 

taught by Jack Brawner

Mike Lawrence wrote an entire book on balancing, and there is even a revised edition on our bookshelf!  Jack has boiled it down to the common balancing situations that come up every session.  The opponents should not be allowed to play the contract in certain situations.  What are those situations, and what can you do about it?  This class will IMMEDIATELY improve your game.

 

All lessons, unless otherwise noted, are $15 per session for members and $17 per session for non-members.  

Chat games are $10/$12.  You do not need to register OR have a partner- just show up!

 

((ALL LESSONS ARE $15 per session for members and $17/session for non-members. ("CHAT" games are $10/$12.) You do not need to register OR have a partner – just show up!))

Expansion Breaks Ground!

The Naples Bridge Center broke ground in early September, beginning the construction of the new expansion area!  Everyone who was present on September 12, 2019 gathered out front to celebrate this occasion!

Last updated : Sep 13, 2019 10:59 EDT
MENTORING and COACHING PROGRAM

NON-LIFE-MASTERS:  Are you looking for an individual mentor, or a coach for your partnership?

LIFE MASTERS:  Would you like to help our non-life masters improve their game?

The Naples Bridge Center has a formal Mentoring and Coaching Program! You can read or download all of the details of the program by clicking here: Mentoring and Coaching Program

Be a Mentor or a Coach!  
Apply for a Mentor or a Coach!


Once you've read the program details, simply e-mail Tom Corwin, the Mentoring and Coaching Chairperson. Click on his name to send him an e-mail.

Last updated : May 6, 2019 14:48 EDT
Calendar
Tue October 22, 2019
Tuesday 499er Pairs
9:00am
Director: Janet
Tue October 22, 2019
Tuesday Open & 199er Pairs *Local Charity Game - extra points!*
1:00pm
Director: Tony
Tue October 22, 2019
Short & sweet pairs (18 boards) *Jane Johnson Club Appreciation Game, Extra Points!*
6:00pm
Director: Beth
Wed October 23, 2019
Wednesday 99er & Chat Pairs
9:00am
Director: Tony
Wed October 23, 2019
Wednesday Open & 199er Pairs *Jane Johnson Club Appreciation Game, Extra Points!*
1:00pm
Director: Jack
Results
Monday 499er Pairs *Jane Johnson Club Appreciation Game, Extra Points!*
9:00am
Director: Nan Burford
Monday Open & 199er Pairs
1:00pm
Director: Nan Burford
Short & sweet pairs (18 boards) *Jane Johnson Club Appreciation Game, Extra Points!*
6:00pm
Director: Beth Stephens