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Practice and Play

In addition to your Wednesday classes,

we also have an optional Practice and Play session

on Saturdays mornings from 10:00am - 11:00pm

(Eastern Time)

These practice sessions on Saturdays allow you

to play more hands on each week's topic. 

There is a brief review, and then you play - play - play!

Beginner 

Building on the Basics

MONDAY

Zoom Lessons and

Online Play

with Meagan Powell

Preemptive Openings

and 

Preemptive Overcalls

   

3-week Online Series

to help Beginner Bridge Players

Reinforce and Visualize

the Bidding Process

Audience:

Beginner Players with at least 6 months experience  or

Any Player who needs Basic Reinforcement

in Preemptive Bidding

 

 When:  All times are Eastern Time

MONDAYS:    June 12 - June 26

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

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

Price for Lessons:

$ 54 for all 3 Monday Lectures on this topic

$ 18 for each of the 3-week Monday Lecture / Play

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

 

          Cancellations and Refunds for each class

         will be allowed until materials are sent.

WHAT:    CLASS DAY LECTURE AND PLAY

     * Pre-Class PDF Lecture Packet

        with Examples and Answers.   

   

     * Pre-Class Video to accompany the Lecture PDF

     *  CLASS DAY:   45-minute Zoom Lecture

           followed by 60 - minute online Shark Bridge

            Play Practice

Questions?

meagan@essexbridgecenter.com

Optional Saturday Morning BBO Lab Games

for Extra Practice

Real Bridge Environment for Practice

This is a real Bridge Game where players compete against Opponents, applying concepts learned in Year 1 of Bridge.

 

NOTE:  BBO Lab Games are $10

for each game per person.

More information is provided in class.

 Individual Topics for Each Week

 Monday, June 12 

 Class 1: Preemptive Openings - Part I

   * Requirements for the Preemptive Opening Bid

   *  Understanding a little more about Vulnerability

   * Opponent Requirements for Simple Overcalls 

           after Preemptive Openings

   * Opponent Requirements for Penalty Doubles

Monday, June 19

Class 2: Preemptive Openings - Part II

   * Requirements for Responding

          to Partner's Preemptive Opening bid

   * Considering the Big Fit with Opener's Preempt

   * Considering the Regular Fit with Opener's Preempt

 

Monday, June 26

Class 3: Preemptive Overcalls vs Simple Overcalls

   * Requirements for Overcalling with

            a weak Preemptive hand

   *  Differences between Preemptive Overcalls and

           Simple Overcalls

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