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Bridge Basics 1 - An Introduction (Queens County)

Course Locations and Times

TermLocationOffering PeriodOffering DayOffering TimeStatus
FallCharlottetown Duplicate Bridge Club10/04/2021 - 11/29/2021Monday1:00 PM - 3:30 PMWait List

Course Details

DescriptionThis introductory course provides an overview of bidding, play and defense. It is designed for individuals with no bridge experience. A background in playing other card games would be beneficial. The eight sessions will be broken down into the following general areas: 1. Introduction, the language of bidding, hand valuation 2. The bidding ladder, responses, defense 3. No Trump opening bids and responses 4. Major suit opening bids and responses 5. Minor suit opening bids and responses 6. Rebids by opener 7. Rebids by responder Time permitting transfers to a No Trump opener and Stayman will be added.
ObjectivesBy the end of the course the student will be able to successfully communicate with their partner and play a game of Bridge. The course will provide a foundation for future learning of more advanced concepts. The course will focus on enjoyment of the game at whatever level you wish to play.
Teaching ProcessExplanation of concepts, use of visual charts, pre dealt hands and coded cards. Student participation and group problem solving. Practice play
UPEI Parking Pass Required?No
Additional Costs?No
Additional Costs or InformationRecommended Textbook: Bridge Basics 1 - An Introduction by Audrey Grant Available at: www.baronbarclay.com Indigo Bookstore will order the book Charlottetown Duplicate Bridge Club (CDBC), 92 Capitol Drive, Unit #6 (across from Owl’s Hollow in the Combat Computer strip mall).

Course Facilitator

NameKen Kerr

Member of Charlottetown Duplicate Bridge Club. An enthusiastic beginner who wants to introduce others to the best card game in the world.