Advanced Beginner

 

WEDNESDAY

Zoom Lessons and

Online Play

with Meagan Powell

MegaHand 

Fundamentals

   

4-week Series

Audience:

Players who have never learned

how to OPEN a hand with 20+ hcp,

OR

Players who need a refresher

on the very basics

of 2NT and 2C Openers

and Slam Bidding.

 When:  All times are Eastern Time

WEDNESDAYS:    Aug 3 -  Aug 24

   Morning Session:  10:00am - 11:45am

   Evening Session:    7:00pm -    8:45pm

 

SATURDAYS - No Saturday BBO games in August

See top of second column

Price:

$ 16 for each the 4-week Wednesday Lecture / Play

$ 64 for all 4 Wednesday Lectures on this topic

     Pay for individual weeks or for the entire unit at one time.

 

WHAT:    CLASS DAY LECTURE AND PLAY

     * Pre-Class PDF Lecture Packet

        with Examples and Answers.   

          Sent prior to Wednesday's class.

     * Pre-Class Video to accompany the Lecture PDF

     *  CLASS DAY:   45-minute Zoom Lecture

           followed by 60 - minute online Shark Bridge

            Play Practice

          Cancellations and Refunds for each class

         will be allowed until materials are sent.

         

Questions?

meagan@essexbridgecenter.com

Note:  There is no Saturday BBO Lab Game Practice

              in August

 

Players should begin considering playing

in our REAL BBO low-level Games.

* Monday Morning and Monday Evening 200mp Games

* Participants are mostly your fellow Lesson students

* Play with random hands

* Access post-game Video Bidding Recaps

TIME TO PLAY REAL BRIDGE!

Individual Topics for Each Week

Wednesday, Aug 3

Class 1:  Mega Hands 2NT Openers

    * Differences between Opening 1NT and 2NT

    * Opening all basic Balanced Hands

    *  Requirements to open 2NT

    *  Responses to 2NT Opener

            Natural Responses, Stayman Convention,

            Jacoby Transfer Convention

  

Wednesday, Aug 10

Class 2:  Mega Hands 2C Openers

                and Suit Rebids

    *  Requirements to Open 2C - MegaHand

    *  Opponent Bidding Requirements

    *  Responding to 2C Opener - Waiting 

    *  MegaHand 2C Opener Rebids in a Major Suit

           brief discussion of Minor Suit Rebids

     *  Responder's obligations

Wednesday, Aug 17

Class 3: Mega Hands 2C Openers

               and NT Rebids

    *  Review Requirements to Open 2C - MegaHand

    *  Review Responder - Waiting

    *  MegaHand 2C Opener Rebid in 2NT

    *  Responder Rebids in Natural, Stayman and Jacoby

Wednesday, Aug 24

Class 4: Blackwood and Gerber

    *  Requirements for Small and Grand Slams

    *  Requirements to bid Blackwood

               Partner's Choices

    *  Requirements to bid Gerber

               Partner's Choices 

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