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Low Intermediate Lessons


Zoom Lessons and

Online Play

with Alan Powell

Competitive Bidding

3 - week Online series


This series is intended for players who have completed

at least 2 years in their Bridge education.

 When:  All times are Eastern Time

TUESDAYS:    June 13 - June 27

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

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

Price for Lessons:

$ 54 for all 3 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.


     * 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



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, June 13

Competitive Bidding Part I:   Direct Competition

 *  Bidding One More: 

     Do NOT Allow the Opponents Play in their FIT at the 2 level.

*  Bidding One More:

    Bidding One More After the Opponents Bid One More 


Tuesday, June 20

Competitive Bidding Part II: 

Competing to the 3 Level in Advance

*  Continuing the Preempt after a Weak Two

*  Mixed Raise - 6-9 points with 4-card support

        after an Overcall

*  Mixed Raise - 6-9 points with 4-card support

       after an Opening


Tuesday, June 27

Competitive Bidding Part III:

Getting Back Into the Auction (or Not?)

*  When to Pass in an Auction

*  How to Use a Reopening Double

*  When To Bid a Second Suit Competitively

*  When to Rebid Your First Suit Competitively

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