Announcements

Announcements

Happy New Year. I hope one of your resolutions is to play and learn more bridge! (If you are not interested in bridge at all, please let me know and I will remove your name from this mailing list.)

 

I am offering two courses starting the last week of January: Basic Conventions starting Monday, January 29 (mornings), and Two over one starting Tuesday, January 30 (mornings). Details below.

 

In addition, you might be interested in:

  • Beginning bridge, starting in January. Email Keran Sanders, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Classes on defence and two over one, by Carolyn. Email Carolyn Douglas, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Supervised play on Monday evenings, 7:00 (Marielle, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Friday mornings (Keran Sanders, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

 

Bridge Basics 3: Popular Conventions

 

An introduction to basic conventions: Stayman, transfers, 2-club and 2-no trump openers, and Blackwood for bidding slams. Classes involve lots of practice hands.

 

When:           Monday mornings, January 29 to March 26. Eight weeks. (There is no class on February 12 (Louis Riel Day)).

 

Schedule

Topic

Dates

Cost ($)

Stayman

January 29, February 5

30

Transfers

February 19, 26

30

2 club, 2NT openers

March 5, 12

30

Bidding slams

March 19, 26

30

 

Details

Text                Audrey Grant’s Bridge Basic 3: Popular conventions. Available from vinceoddy.com.

Prerequisite     Some bridge playing experience,  including standard bidding methods.

Time               9:15 to 11:15

Where            Soul Sanctuary, 2050 Chevrier Boulevard

Instructor        Alexa Campbell

Cost               $100  for all 8 weeks, or $30 for each two-week block. Pay at the first class.

Registration    Call, text or email instructor, 204-489-5471, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

Two over one

Two over one game force is an extension of Standard American bidding which allows partners to explore for the best game or possible slam. The system is over 50 years old. Classes involve lots of practice hands.

 

When:             Tuesday mornings, January 30 to March 20, 2018. Eight weeks.

 

Schedule

Topic

Dates

Cost ($)

Introduction: 2/1 concepts

January 30

15

Forcing 1NT

February 6

15

Opener’s rebid

Februrary 13

15

Responder’s rebids

February 20

15

Bidding slams

February 27, March 6

30

Inverted minors

March 13

15

Reverse Drury

March 20

15

 

Details

Text                Recommended: Audrey Grant and Eric Rodwell, 2 over 2 Game Force, or any other good two over one text. Available from vinceoddy.com.

Prerequisite     Some bridge playing experience, including standard bidding methods.

Time               9:15 to 11:15

Where            Soul Sanctuary, 2050 Chevrier Boulevard

Instructor        Alexa Campbell

Cost               $100  for all 8 weeks, or $15—30 for each block. Pay at the first class.

Registration    Call, text or email instructor, 204-489-5471, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

I'm looking forward to hearing from you.

 

Alexa

We will no longer have a phone line ringing into the facility at Soul Sanctuary however there will still be the ability to leave messages by calling 204-231-6047 or 204-453-0708.  Here is a list of contact numbers for board members and club directors:

 

 

NAME     CELL NUMBER
       
MARIELLE BRENTNALL     204-228-9400
       
DOUG FISHER     204-803-2310
       
SHIRLEY GALLER     204-291-6758
       
JOHN HINDLE     204-782-6622
       
BOB KUZ     204-396-3199
       
RAY HORNBY     204-996-0025
       
DELORIS ANKROM     204-795-4361
       
MARLENE PONTIFEX     204-470-0154
       
GERRI HEWITT     204-894-7249
       
CAROLINE DOUGLAS     204-261-9845
       
SEKHAR     204-930-0625
       
ALEXA CAMPBELL     204-489-5471
       
LEN DOERKSEN     204-227-0726
       
BILL TREBLE     204-227-4983