FUN da MENTAL Bridge Classes for Everyone!

FUN da MENTAL Bridge is offering a variety of Bridge classes starting in January. Learn with Better Bridge Certified Instructors Karin Hansen, Maria Davis, and Gordon Markham.

Back by popular demand! Have fun. Exercise your brain. Hundreds of your neighbors have taken enjoyable, stimulating FUN da MENTAL bridge lessons over the past several seasons.

Play of the Hand. Monday mornings 9 to 11:30 a.m. in Cottonwood Room A-7, Jan. 10 through Feb. 14, six weeks, $60 for the series plus text. Learn to develop a play plan with the ARCH method: Analyze the opening lead, Review the bidding, Count winners and losers, and How (the order) to play the hand. Contact instructor Gordon Markham at 480-802-8141 or [email protected].

Two-Over-One Game Force and Slam Bidding. Two Over One is the latest addition to contemporary bridge bidding. Although it is a modification to Standard American bidding, it is a much more effective way to bid your games and, importantly, your slams. We will also cover slam bidding through the use of Jacoby 2N and Splinter bids. In six weeks, revolutionize your bridge bidding. Wednesday afternoons 1:15 to 3:15 p.m., Jan. 5 through Feb. 9 at the Ocotillo Room in Oakwood. Six weeks, $60 plus text. Contact instructor Maria Davis at 480-883-2826 or [email protected].

Beginning Bridge. Coming in January, time and place TBD. Five weeks, $50 plus text. Contact instructor Karin Hansen at 612-242-8593 or [email protected].

Boot Camp Bridge. Coming in February, time and place TBD. Reviews the basics and proceeds to Stayman and Jacoby Transfer Conventions, opening strong hands, slam bidding, and a preview of competitive bidding. Contact instructor Karin Hansen for schedule of topics at 612-242-8593 or [email protected].