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Low Intermediate Lessons

TUESDAY

Zoom Lessons and

Online Play

with Meagan Powell

Opener & Responder Rebids

7 - week Online series

Audience:

This series is intended for players who have completed at least 2 years in their Bridge education.

Players are expected to have a basic understanding

of the 5 - 3 Major Suit Fit and the 4 - 4 Major Suit Fit.

The first two weeks are review for those players

who need a refresh on some of the pieces

in the 5-3 Major Suit Fit and 4 - 4 Major Suit Fit

before moving on to the more complex

Opener and Responder bidding choices

Note:  Additional Opener and Responder Bidding Lessons will continue on Tuesdays after February

 When:  All times are Eastern Time

TUESDAYS:   Jan 17 - Feb 28

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

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

Participants choose a specific class time upon enrollment

but will receive the Zoom links for both class times each week.

Participants can swap form their chosen time

if necessary each week, choosing just one class time per week.

SATURDAYS - Optional BBO Lab Games for Practice

in a Real Online Bridge Environment

       Saturday Mornings 10:00am - 12 Noon Eastern Time

Price for Lessons:

$ 126 for all 7 Tuesday Lectures on this topic

$ 18 for each of the Tuesday Lecture / Play lessons

 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

NOTE:

This series is primarily a Bidding Series,
not a Playing Series.

While there will be some play of the hand during class, players will be spending

most of their time on bidding practice.

Individual Topics for Each Week

Tuesday, Jan 17

Class 1: Opener & Responder 5-3 Fits Review

    Review Distribution Values for Fits

    Review Responder Ranges

    Reinforce Responder Bidding a New Suit on the 1-level

            and 2-level without an immediate Fit

            for Opener's Major Suit

    Responder bidding a New Suit 

             with Game-Going Responding points

    Responder jumping directly to 4-level Game

               to show weakness and Big Fit

    Opener Rebidding a 6+ card Opening Suit

                without immediate Fit

Tuesday, Jan 24

Class 2: Opener & Responder 4-4 Fits Review

    Review Distribution Values for Fits

    Review Opener Ranges

    Reinforce Responder Bidding a New Suit on the 1-level

            and 2-level without an immediate Fit

            for Opener's Major Suit

    Review Responder bidding a New Suit 

             with Game-Going Responding points

    Review Responder jumping directly to 4-level Game

               to show weakness and Big Fit

    Responder bidding after Opponent's Simple Overcall

            Requires 5+ card suit 

Tuesday, Jan 31

Class 3: Responder Closer Look - Part I

    Raise Opener's Minor Suit - Partial and Game Contracts

    Respond 1NT Junk Drawer, 2NT or 3NT as first Response

Tuesday, Feb 7

Class 4:  Responder Closer Look - Part II

       Raise Opener's Minor Suit

       Shift to NT instead of playing a Minor Suit Contract

Tuesday, Feb 14

Class 5: Practice with Minor Suits & NT

      Review and Application with Minor Suit Fits and

      NT Contracts 

Tuesday, Feb 21

Class 6: Opener Closer Look - Part I

       Opener Rebids a 6+ card Opening Suit

       Opener Rebids 1S

       Opener Rebids 1NT

Tuesday, Feb 28

Class 7: Practice with Opener's Basic Rebids

        Review and Application with Opener's Basic Rebids

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