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Continuing Bridge Lessons

with

Cindy Wright

December 13, 2022

 

I am a certified ACBL Certified Bridge Instructor, an ACBL Certified Bridge Director, as well as a Sapphire Life Master Bridge Player.

WHERE: 

The Georgia Taylor Recreation Center, 1471 W. Clemmonsville Road in  Winston-Salem

 

WHEN:

1:00 pm TO 3:00 pm, but I will stay until 4:00 pm for anyone who would like to just play some hands following the lesson.  

I highly recommend staying to play to make sure you get lots of practice bidding and playing

SCHEDULE AND DESCRIPTIONS

Wednesday, January 11 - Review of Opening One of a Suit or 1 Notrump

How the partnership decides whether they will play the hand in a game or a part-score in either a suit or notrump contract

Wednesday, January 18 - Overcalls.  This is a bid made by one of the opponents of the opening bidder.

I will discuss the requirements to make an overcall at the "one" level, as well as at higher levels over the opponents" bids in a suit or notrump opening bid.  I will discuss the suit quality you should have, as well as how many cards you promise in the suit you bid.  I will also discuss how you should respond to your partner's overcalls.

Wednesday, January 25 - Takeout Doubles

This is a double made by an over-caller asking their partner to bid and it shows a specific hand shape and point count.  I will discuss hands where you may or may not make a takeout double.  I will also explain how to respond to your partner when they make a takeout double.

Wednesday, February 1 - Negative Doubles

This is a double made by the responder to the Opener when their right-hand-opponent has made a bid.  This is how our partner knows whether we have five or more cards in the suite that we bid, or if we only have four cards in the unbid suits.  This is one of the most important conventions that a beginning bridge player must learn

 

COST AND HOW TO PAY:

The cost is $120 for all four lessons and includes the student workbook.

If you are interested in just one or two of these classes, you may sign up for $40 each class.  Just let me know whether you are signing up for all four classes.  Or, if send me a check, please send me an email letting me know that the check's in the mail. 

 

Payment may be made by check payable to "Cindy Wright" and mailed to 189 Golden Bear Lane, Clemmons, NC 26012

OR

Venmo. @Cindy-Wright-7nt. The last four digits of my phone number are 9842 for verification purposes.

DO I NEED A PARTNER??

You do not need a partner to register for these classes.

You may register for one or more of these classes.  Please let me know which classes you would like to attend. 

 

WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

You will receive instruction the first hour of class, then practice biding and discussion of how the had should be bid and played.  You will also discuss opening leads, as well as defensive play when appropriate.  You will receive handouts at each class. 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU,

Cindy Wright 336-407-9842 / crwbridge@yahoo.com

 

Martha Albertson will be conducting Supervised Play on Mondays and Fridays.  Click HERE for information

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