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MONDAY MORNINGS: THE PLACE TO BE
(Advanced Beginner)
Exciting 2-OVER-1 CLASSES at SOCBC. A bidding system which allows you early in the bidding to establish that your side must reach game! This system has become popular all over the world.
 
Monday mornings at 9:30 AM, review session at 9:15 AM. February 5, 12, 19 & 26
 
THIS CLASS IS CLOSED! However, on February 26 there is a special supervised play opportunity to practice this important bridge system. There is no additional fee for members of the class, but there is a $15 per person fee if others wish to attend. Pre-registration is required for those not in the class.
 
SPREAD THE WORD: Coming in March the AUDREY GRANT SERIES for basic beginners returns on Monday mornings.
 
For additional information contact Janedober@gmail.com

 

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MONDAY EVENINGS: 0-1000 MPs Bridge with Trudi/Susan
Join us on Monday evenings for a fun and light-hearted game of bridge for players with 0-1000 MPs. Beginning on February 5, 2018, the evening game will start at 6:30 PM. No partner required, but come early if you need one!
 
Have a difficult hand you played the previous Monday or during the week? A perplexing hand that left you stumped? Send the hand either to Trudi or to Susan at the email addresses below and we can discuss the hand as a group.
 
Also, stay tuned for occasional Guest Speaker to help us hone and fine-tune our game.
 
For more information, please contact Trudi Hanscom at t.hanscom@live.com or Susan Bristol at bristolsg949@gmail.com
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TUESDAY MORNINGS, JANUARY - February 2018: MARTI MOSS TEACHES BEGINNING BRIDGE PART I
(Beginner)
This eight-week class on consecutive Tuesdays begins January 9, 2018; 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM.
Begin playing hands at the first lesson. Learn how to make a plan and take tricks before you learn bidding.
Classes will include interactive presentations on topic(s) of the day interspersed with play of practice hands. Two hundred page student workbook included as well as handouts. Hand records and analysis provided as class progresses. We will cover:
  • Bridge Basics
  • Making a Plan and Taking Tricks
  • Opening a Major and opening a Minor
  • Opening 1 NT Plus Stayman & Transfers
  • Opening Leads, Attitude & Carding
 
Class fee: $80 for the series plus $20 for the 200-page student workbook
Instructor: Marti Moss, Accredited ACBL Teacher.
For questions or to register, contact the instructor at martimoss43@gmail.com
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WEDNESDAY MORNINGS: EASYBRIDGE 2
(Beginner)
Wednesday Mornings 9:00 - 11:30 AM
 
We are a 0-20 game which is considered Supervised Play. You can ask questions about bidding or play of the hand. Anything you need help with, while earning Master Points.
 
We are a friendly group who would love to have you join us. You can come with or without a partner. We can provide you with a great partner.
 
We are starting a Barometer Game on the last Wednesday of each month. This is such a great teaching tool. You won’t want to miss these fun games.
  • February 7th - Weak Two Bids, the rest of the story.
  • February 14th - Play of the hand. Standin’ on your head
  • February 21st - Modern Overcalls, How to ask Pard if he has Opening
  • February 28th - Barometer Game
 
Come and join us in learning the wonderful game of Bridge which we all love so much. Hope to see you at the tables.
 
Contact Sharon Rippy at fleurpdlur@cox.net for more information.
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THURSDAY MORNINGS: HAL BINDER TEACHES ‘PLAY OF THE HAND’
(Intermediate)
This six-week class begins Thursday February 15, 2018 and ends March 22, 9:30AM to 11:30AM.
The series will help you to become a better declarer using a number of methods to develop tricks and select the best line of play. We will start with very basic methods and build on this to understand complex problems.
The class is appropriate for Intermediate players with the equivalent of 100 or more points.
Please enroll for the series by telephone or email to Hal Binder. pianohrb@gmail.com
(949) 997-4944
Fee for the 6-week series is $90. Students cannot take individual classes.
Class enrollment will close on Friday February 2, 2018.
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FRIDAY MORNINGS: FOR NEW PLAYERS (0-99 MP)
(Beginner and Advanced Beginner)
Come and improve your game with a 30-minute lesson followed by a game. Playing more is the best way to improve your game. So, come on out! Get your game on!
 
All sessions will start at 9 AM SHARP! Cost is $10 for the game. Registration is not required. This month we are focusing on bidding the big hands and asking for aces!
  • February 2 – Lucky enough to be dealt a big hand? How do you bid it?
  • February 9 – Thinking of going to slam? How to ask for aces and respond. 1430 Keycard.
  • February 16 – Asking for Aces with Gerber. When to bid 4C and how to respond.
  • February 23 – BAROMETER GAME
 
Please come and join our group, no partner needed. We guarantee you will play. This is a very fun and friendly group. The more you play, the more comfortable you will become with the bidding and the play of the hand.
 
Contact Susan Bristol at bristolsg949@gmail.com or Trudi Hanscom at t.hanscom@live.com for more information.
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MONDAY MORNINGS: THE AUDREY GRANT BASIC BEGINNER SERIES STARTS MARCH 5 AT 9:30 AM
(Beginner)
Introduction to the wonderful world of duplicate bridge.
 
Includes: Opening 1NT; Opening a major suit; Opening a minor suit; Overcalls; All about the rebid
 
Six weeks: $90 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Supervised play day included
 
Classes include hand-outs, pre-dealt hands to play that support each lesson, weekly review session, supervised play, lively conversations
 
For more information or to enroll in the class please contact instructor Janedober@gmail.com
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TUESDAY MORNINGS: BEGINNING BRIDGE FOR BEGINNING PLAYERS STARTS MARCH 6 AT 9:30AM
(Beginner)
Beginners . . . Please join us for four weeks of Supervised Play on Tuesday mornings. Supervised play sessions will be held March 6th through 27th 9:30-11:30 AM.
 
Improve your bridge through supervised instruction as you play practice hands. Your instructor will provide advice about bidding, play of the hand and defense in a relaxed learning environment. Each session will begin with a short lesson. No partner needed. Tell your friends. Prerequisite: Beginning Bridge I, Modern Bridge Part 1 or equivalent.
 
Note: These sessions are not ‘sanctioned’ games and therefore will not earn masterpoints. Students will keep personal scores. Class fee is $10 per session.
 
For more information contact Ellen O’Brien at 949-369-9020 or Marti Moss at martimoss43@gmail.com
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