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Supervised Play and Learn

Judy Hellen and friends are offering Supervised Play and Learn on Fridays during June. Bring your bridge buddies or come alone to meet up with other players.

 

Here's what to expect. You will bid and play prepared hands. After two hands we will discuss the likely bidding, the lead and the play. One or more experienced players will be there to assist you. 

Dates: Fridays, June 7, 21, and 28

Time: 9:30 am - Noon

Location: Fellowship Presbyterian Church,

2005 New Garden Rd, Greensboro

Cost: $10 each session

Supervised Play has been very popular in the past. These sessions will continue beyond June provided there is enough interest. Drop me a note if you want to see more sessions. 

Although reservations are not required, for planning purposes please notify Judy in advance at Judy@LearnBridgeGSO.com or text/call 336.558.3613.

Supervised Play and Learn

Improving Your Declarer Play

with Peter J. Boyd-Bowman and Judy Hellen

Developing players need five basic declarer techniques in their arsenal to succeed:

  • trick promotion

  • length establishment

  • the finesse

  • ruffing losers

  • discarding losers

 

In this class, students will play boards designed to hone these skills. Duplicate movement ... plus you can earn real masterpoints while you learn!​

Dates: Fridays, February 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 8. (No class on March 1.)

Time: 9:45 am - Noon

Location: Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 2005 New Garden Rd, Greensboro

Cost: $20 each class

Reservations requested, but not required.

Email: peterboydbowman@yahoo.com or judy@LearnBridgeGSO.com.

Judy Hellen Announces "Simply Bidding" Class for April

Simply Bidding covers modern bidding techniques and concepts to build a solid foundation for all your bidding conversations. This class is suitable for players who have had only a cursory introduction to bidding. It is also suitable for players not-so-new to bridge who regularly struggle to select a bid or to interpret their partner's bid. Lastly, social players who would like to enter the more competitve duplicate environment may find this class is a good starting place.

Topics include:

  • What values your notrump bids show

  • The proper way to raise a suit

  • Opener's rebids when a fit has not been found

  • Responder's rebids

  • Responder's action after opener has offered a choice of trump suits

  • What bids are forcing

Dates: Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16 and 23

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:15pm

Location: Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 2005 New Garden Rd.

Cost: $100 for all four sessions

Instructor: Judy Hellen, ACBL Best Practices Teacher

To register contact Judy at Judy@LearnBridgeGSO.com or call/text 336-558-3613.

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BRIDGE BASICS 2:  COMPETITIVE BIDDING

Classes start February 13

For printable flyer, Click HERE

Fellowship Presbyterian Church

2005 New Garden Road, Greensboro

Enroll early to learn competitive bidding techniques from Cecelia Ray.  When the opponents open the bidding, your side doesn’t need to be delegated to the sidelines!! What are the possibilities?  You may want to enter the auction to try to win the contract or interfere with the opponents from finding their best contract or make a bid helping your partner select the best suit to lead.  What FUN!

 

In Bridge Basics 2, you will learn the bidding guidelines for both partners when making overcalls, takeout doubles, and preemptive bids.  We will also discuss how competitive bidding affects the opening side. There are four sessions in this class.

 

Session 1: Preemptive Opening Bids

  • Session 2: Overcalls and Advances

  • Session 3: Takeout Double and Advances

  • Session 4: How the Bidding Changes in a Competitive Auction

  • Students need to understand basic bidding before taking this class.

 

Dates: February 13, 20, 27 and March 5

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Instructor: Cecelia Ray, ACBL Life Master

To register, or for more information, contact: ceceliaray@gmail.com or text/call 336-601-5058

Cost: $100 

Additional:  An accompanying book is recommended and can be purchased at a discount at the first session.

SUPERVISED PLAY & LEARN

Improving Your Declarer Play

with Peter J. Boyd-Bowman and Judy Hellen

Developing players need five basic declarer techniques in their arsenal to succeed:

  • trick promotion

  • length establishment

  • the finesse

  • ruffing losers

  • discarding losers

 

In this class, students will play boards designed to hone these skills. Duplicate movement ... plus you can earn real masterpoints while you learn!​

Dates:  Fridays, February 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 8. (No class on March 1.)

Time:  9:45 am - Noon

Location:  Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 2005 New Garden Rd, Greensboro

Cost:  $20 each class

Reservations requested, but not required.

Email: peterboydbowman@yahoo.com or judy@LearnBridgeGSO.com.

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