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 II

 

MONDAY

Zoom Lessons and

Online Play

with Meagan Powell

Fundamentals of

Opener and Responder Bidding

Without an Immediate Major Suit Fit

   

4-week Series

Audience:

Any player who needs to learn these tools or

needs a refresher on these tools.   

These are the basics

of the Opener and Responder conversation

without an easy path to a Major Suit Fit.

 

 When:  All times are Eastern Time

MONDAYS:   June 6 - June 27

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

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

 

SATURDAYS - Optional BBO Lab Games for Practice in a Real Online Bridge Environment

Saturday Mornings 10:00am - 11:30am Eastern Time

Followed by optional 30-minute Zoom Recap on Bidding

Price:

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

$ 64 for all 4 Monday Lectures on this topic

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

 

Saturday BBO Games have a separate $ 7 Fee

       for each of the optional  Saturday BBO Lab Games -

      paid directly to BBO

WHAT:    CLASS DAY LECTURE AND PLAY

     * Pre-Class PDF Lecture Packet

        with Examples and Answers.   

          Sent prior to Monday'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

Optional BBO Lab Games for Extra Practice

We use the BBO Bridge Software to allow players to experience

a real-world Duplicate Bridge Game.

 

This is a real Bridge Game where players compete against Opponents, applying concepts from the Monday class.

 

NOTE:   BBO charges from their platform.

               BBO Lab Games are $7 for each game per person.

 Individual Topics for Each Week

 Monday, June 6

 Class 1:  Opener / Responder Bidding - Part I

   *  New, Enhanced Distribution Rules

   *  Opener Rebids 6+-Card Opening Suits

   *  Responder Bids a New Suit on the 1-level

   *  Responder Bids a New Suit on the 2-level

 

  

 Monday, June 13

 Class 2:  Opener / Responder Bidding - Part II

    *  Responder Makes a First Response in 1NT, 2NT or 3NT

    *  Opener Rebids after Responder Bids in NT

 Monday, June 20

 Class 3:  Opener / Responder Bidding - Part III

     *  Opener Rebids 1S to 'check in' with Responder

     *  Opener Rebids 1NT to show Balanced Hand

 

 

 

  

 Monday, June 27

 Class 4:  Putting it All Together

General Review and Practice in all areas

 of Opener and Responder Bidding

 without an Immediate Major Suit Fit

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