Bridge 3

Basic Bridge Challenge Topics

Summer 2021

Zoom Lessons and

Online Shark and

BBO Play

with Meagan Powell

Meagan Powell is offering a 12-week series

on the most challenging topics in Year 1

of Beginner Bridge.

 

This 12-week Lecture and Play Series will include:

   * Reinforcement of Bridge 1 and Bridge 2 basics

   * Responder First Bids without an Early Fit

   * Opener's Basic Rebids (2nd bid) without an Early Fit

   * MegaHand 2NT Openings and Responses

   * MegaHand 2C Openings and Responses

   * Blackwood and Gerber - Slam Bidding

   * Takeout Doubles - The Basics

   * Differences between Simple Overcalls,

            Preemptive Overcalls,  and Takeout Doubles

WHEN:   Lecture and Shark Bridge Play

                Tuesdays, June 8 - August 24

Morning Session:  10am - 11:45am   

                                     Followed by Q&A in Zoom

Evening Session:     7pm - 8:45pm     

                                    Followed by Q&A in Zoom

 

 Players choose one session for their weekly lesson

FORMAT For Lecture and Play Classes:

Meagan will offer a 30-minute lecture per topic.

The players will guided into Shark Bridge Software to practice their playing on the week's topic.

 

Students do not need to download Shark Bridge

to participate

Players receive a Lecture Packet and pre-class Video for new information prior to each Tuesday's class.

Optional Saturday BBO Lab Game

Information about the Saturday BBO Lab Games

will be provided during the first week

of Lecture classes.

COST: 

Lecture and Shark Play sessions:   

$15 per session

We have broken the 12-week package into two Series

to make payment easier.

Series I  - 6 weeks

Series II - 6 weeks

Participants may pay week-to-week or

                       may pay for a 6-week Series at a time.

Participants will be able to enroll in Series II

of this course in early-mid July.

BBO Lab Games:

$7 per session paid directly to BBO at the start

of the BBO Game

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND SCHEDULE

CAN BE FOUND HERE:

Bridge 3 Course Information

Practice Document for Bridge 3:

Want to practice topics from Bridge 1 and

Bridge 2 before attending Bridge 3?

Click here for the 

Downloadable Bridge 3 Pre-Series Practice PDF

of 60 practice hands.   

Note:  To save ink and paper print out just the worksheets on pages 1-14.

Questions?

meagan@essexbridgecenter.com

Tuesday, June 8

Class 1:  Review and Practice with 5-3 Fits, 4-4 Fits, and 

Simple Overcalls

This is a Review and Practice class to prepare participants for future information.

 

Players will receive a 2-page Review Sheet and some Practice Examples prior to the Tuesday lecture.

30-minute Lecture followed by practical playtime in Shark Bridge.

      

Session Times:

10am - 11:45am   Session I

 7pm -   8:45pm    Session II

Meagan will return to Zoom after Shark session to answer questions.

Tuesday, June 15

Class 2:  Responder's First Bid without an Early Fit

This class focuses on Responder's first choices without a Major Suit Fit:  1NT "Junk Drawer,"  Minor Suit Raises.

 

Players will receive a Lecture PDF with Examples and a pre-class video for this topic.

 Sheet and some Practice Examples prior to the Tuesday lecture.

30-minute Lecture followed by practical playtime in Shark Bridge.

      

Session Times:

10am - 11:45am   Session I

 7pm -   8:45pm    Session II

Meagan will return to Zoom after Shark session to answer questions.

Tuesday, June 22

Class 2:  Opener's Basic Rebid (2nd Bid) Options without an Early Fit

This class focuses on Opener's Rebid (2nd bid) including Rebidding 1S, Rebidding 1NT, Rebidding a 6+-card Opening suit.

 

Players will receive a Lecture PDF with Examples and a pre-class video for this topic.

 Sheet and some Practice Examples prior to the Tuesday lecture.

30-minute Lecture followed by practical playtime in Shark Bridge.

      

Session Times:

10am - 11:45am   Session I

 7pm -   8:45pm    Session II

Meagan will return to Zoom after Shark session to answer questions.

More Descriptions to follow in upcoming weeks.

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Enrollment Instructions:

1.  Complete the Form below.

 Important:  You must choose the Class Time you wish to attend.

2.  Click the REGISTER & PAY button.

3.  You will be taken to the PayPal's Guest Payment platform. 

 

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not the blue button!

4.  Enter your Credit Card or

Debit Card.

You must fill out all information

including email and

phone number.

It is NOT necessary to create

a PayPal account.

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