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Bridge Studio News
May 25, 2016
SUMMER BRIDGE LESSONS 2016
The Bridge Studio is offering 10 lessons geared to the Intermediate/Advanced Player wishing to improve his skills and ascend to the next level. Lessons may be purchased individually for $10 apiece. All classes are on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. and will last approximately two hours. No reservations are necessary. Just arrive by 6:50 for each class to enroll.
This summer our primary focus is on Defensive card play (Lee Goodman), Conventions and Competitive bidding decisions (Don Stack and Shawn Tate and
June 6,13,20,27—Four classes in Defensive Card Play. Opening Leads,
Third Hand Play, Second Hand Play, and Defensive Signals. You defend
twice as often as you declare. The best defenders are consistent
July 11—What to do when Partner Pre-empts—Shawn Tate
July 18—What to do when the Opponents Pre-empt—Shawn Tate
July 25—Conventions: Less is More—Don Stack
August 1—Competitive Bidding Decisions—Don Stack
August 8—TBA—Tim Hays
August 15—TBA—Tim Hays
May 24, 2016
THANK YOU. Last night, approximately 40 regular duplicate players volunteered their time to come to the Studio to play duplicate with my latest class of beginners to show them that duplicate players are not so intimidating and that duplicate bridge can actually be fun. The new players were delighted with their experience.
I am hoping that a greater percentage of these novices make the decision to keep playing duplicate because of their positive experience last night than my past classes. I hope they will join the ACBL and strengthen our Unit. Time will tell but I don’t think last night could have gone any better. Almost every one of them told me how much they enjoyed meeting the experienced players and talking to them and how much they learned.
So, THANK YOU to the following players: ALAN SPOHN, MAGGIE FRICK, CARROLL FROGGE, RONALD SMITH, TRICE MASSEY, BARBARA HICKS, MARY SCHNEIDER, BETTY CONLAN, CARL SHIPLEY, DIXIE WANTOCH, CAROL FRANA, JEANIE BROWN, WILLIAM HOGE, JIM DINGWERTH, DOROTHY JOHNSON, SUSAN SWANSON DAVID AND ELIZABETH RHEA, KATHLEEN AND TONY GIORDANO, SHAWN TATE, VICTORIA MUIR, PATTI WHITAKER, JEAN SLOAN, WAYNE COULTER, RICHARD JONES, JIM AND SUSAN URICH, BEVERLY COOK, HERB ROSEN, JACK SPEAR, ROBERT WEAVER, DON STACK, GEOFF FRIEDMAN, JEANNE KYTE, KAY JAYARAM.
These are the people who cared enough about the future of bridge in Kansas City to give up their Monday evening and come out to give the novices a very positive experience for their first duplicate game. Thank you again. Your time was very much appreciated.
Feb 1, 2016
The Bridge Studio offers a set of 6 free Beginner lessons twice a year beginning the first Monday evening in March and the second Monday evening in September. More information and how to sign up will be posted on this website approximately 2-3 weeks before classes start.
Oct 7, 2015
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