Jersey Bridge Club, West Long Branch, NJ

Series #1 - Bidding (9 lessons)

Series #1, BIDDING - 9 weeks, two sessions offered:
Mondays 9:30 - 11:30 am
Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Starts week of March 19, 2018, $175 plus book ($20)

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This series takes you from complete beginner to playing bridge in 9 sessions, 2 hours each:

Getting Started (introduction, language of bidding, scoring, guidelines for play, exercises)
Objectives (hand valuation, some rules, partnerships, opening bidding, bidding messages, more guidelines)
Responses to 1NT Openings (general approach, 0-7 pts, 8-9 pts, 10-15 pts, opener’s rebid)
Responses to Opening Bids of One of a Suit (responders decisions with 0-5 pts, 6-9 pts, 10-11 pts, 12+ pts, responding to a major suit)
Rebids by Opener (general approach, after invitational bid by responder, after forcing bid by responder)
Rebids by Responder (general approach, decision with 6-9 pts, 10-11 pts, 12+ pts)
Overcalls and Advancer Bids (bidding with competition, overcalling, advancing after overcall)
Takeout Doubles and Responses (the takeout double, advancing after takeout double, advancer considers no trump, rebids by takeout doubler)
Stayman (the popular and useful convention, responding with weak, invitational and game-forcing hands, interference)