Bridge classes for everyone

 

FUNdaMENTAL Bridge is offering Beginning lessons for those who wish to learn bridge, Boot Camp Bridge lessons for those who play bridge but want to learn contemporary bidding, 2 Over 1 lessons for those who want to incorporate the latest important modification to Standard American bidding and End Play and Simple Squeeze lessons for those who want to learn how to take every possible trick.

To register, contact the instructor listed in the course description.

Beginning Bridge: Friday mornings, 9:00 to 11:15 a.m., February 1 to March 22 in the Friendship Room at the Sun Lakes clubhouse. Eight weeks, $80 plus texts. Starts with the basics and proceeds to Stayman and Jacoby Transfer Conventions, Strong Two Club Openings and a preview of preemptive bids, overcalls and takeout doubles. With these lessons and the support of the texts, you will be prepared to join a bridge group. Instructor: Maria Davis at 480-883-2826 or [email protected]ahoo.com

Boot Camp Bridge: Not for beginners but for people who have played some bridge and would like to refresh their bidding and conventions. It starts with contemporary first and second round bidding and proceeds to common conventions and an overview of preemptive bids, overcalls and takeout doubles. Friday mornings, 9:00 to 11:15 a.m., February 22 to March 22 at the Friendship Room in the Sun Lakes clubhouse. Five weeks, $50 plus texts. Only interested in one topic? Individual weeks at $15 each. Instructor: Maria Davis at 480-883-2826 or [email protected]

Two-Over-One, Game Force: This is the latest addition to contemporary bridge bidding. While only a modification to Standard American bidding, it is a much more effective way to bid your games and, importantly, your slams. This course is only four weeks long, but it will revolutionize your bridge bidding. Wednesday mornings, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., January 30 to February 20, Ocotillo Room in Oakwood. Four weeks, $40, plus text. Instructor: Gordon Markham at 480-802-8141 or [email protected]

End Plays and Squeezes: An advanced play of the hand course, but it is fun to learn and exciting to incorporate into your game. Monday mornings, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., January 21 to February 25, Room A-7 in Cottonwood. Five weeks, $50, plus texts. Instructor: Gordon Markham at 480-802-8141 or [email protected]