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Education & Lessons

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Currently the Reno unit has Multiple ongoing bridge classes by Bridge Instructors.  They are held at the Reno Bridge Center and TMCC, and offer an easy way for you to learn or improve at the best game in the world.

button1bClick on the button for in-depth Documentation and articles provided by the Don Rogers relating to Duplicate Bridge Bidding and Playing Concepts.  These articles have been provided to Newbie Players for several years on a weekly basis.  Due to requests by the membership to provide these articles online, all articles are and will be available and updated on a regular basis.  Please feel free to provide feedback to Don (don@renobridge.com).

Current Lessons: 
Please note:  these classes will “Only” take place if enough students attend (minimum 4 students).  You Must contact the instructors by phone or Email and he/she will coordinate a class if enough students call.  Please do NOT just come to the center expecting a class
.  All classes except TMCC are held at the Reno Bridge Center: 2850 Wrondel Way, Suite D, Reno NV
 

MONDAY Morning:  Two Over One Game Force
DATE/TIME: Monday, 9:30 am – 11:30 am, September 9 – November 25 (no lesson on Oct. 7, Oct. 14, and Nov. 4)

INSTRUCTOR:  Jill Wallace, jill@renobridge.com, 775-240-1028 (assisted by Bob Luebkeman).
                            Contact Jill if you’d like to register for this class or have any questions.
LEVEL:  For players with experience in bidding and playing duplicate bridge who would like to study the
              Two over One System.
COST OF LESSONS:   $5.00 a lesson (no charge for missed lessons), plus purchase of a TBD book.
DESCRIPTION:
This class will take you through all the steps of 2/1 Game Force, beginning with an introduction, then a look at the forcing 1NT response, then rebids by opener and responder and finally the choice between game and slam. A few conventional treatments often associated with 2/1 Game Force will also be presented. If you are looking to make the transition from the standard system to the two over one system, or simply want a better understanding of the system, this class is for you. In addition to a book, handouts will be provided for each lesson and I will send you the handouts for any lesson missed.

 

WEDNESDAY Morning Coaching sessions  9-11am 
COST:         $5 per session
FORMAT:    Lecture, Supervised Play with constructed hands
INSTRUCTOR:   Don Rogers,
217-259-3684 

                             don@renobridge.com

FRIDAY Morning:  Bidding in the 21st Century
DATE/TIME 
Monday, August 23 – November 4, 9:30 am – 11:30 am (no lessons on Oct 4, 11, 25 and Nov 8)
INSTRUCTOR:  Jill Wallace, jill@renobridge.com,   775 240-1028  
                           
Contact Jill if you’d like to register for this class or have any questions.
LEVEL: 
For the beginning bridge play and the beginning duplicate bridge player
COST OF LESSONS:  $5.00 per lesson (no charge for missed lessons), plus an additional $10 for purchase of
                the book “Bidding in the 21st Century” (ACBL Bridge Series).
DESCRIPTION:
This class is designed to introduce a new player to the game of duplicate bridge. With a focus on bidding, you will study opening bids of 1H, 1S, 1NT, 1C and 1D, responding bids by partner, and rebids by opener and responder. Handouts will be provided for each lesson and I will send you the handouts for any lesson missed.

SATURDAY Evening:  5-7pm 
COST:         $5 per session after 1st session
FORMAT:    Lecture, Supervised Play with constructed hands
                    **Please contact Instructor to verify class
INSTRUCTOR:   Larry Jackson, 775
636-8401
                             larry@renobridge.com
 

Bridge Classes at TMCC
September 10 - November 4, 2019

Bridge II - Play of the Hand:
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https://truckee.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=26758&int_category_id=3&int_sub_category_id=20&int_catalog_id=3

Bridge IV - Conventions:
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https://truckee.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=26818&int_category_id=3&int_sub_category_id=20&int_catalog_id=0

Bridge I - Bidding (beginning bridge)
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https://truckee.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=26757&int_category_id=3&int_sub_category_id=20&int_catalog_id=0

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