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Bridge Basics 2: Bidding and Play of the hand (Prince County)

Course Locations and Times

TermLocationOffering PeriodOffering DayOffering TimeStatus
WinterSt Eleanors Community Centre01/04/2022 - 02/22/2022Tuesday10:00 AM - 12:00 PMOpen

Course Details

DescriptionBridge provides an opportunity for meeting new people as well as adventure and mental fitness. This course builds upon the concepts introduced in Bridge Basics 1, students are expected to be familiar with these concepts. The focus is on play of the hand, making a plan, promoting winners, finessing winners, trumping losers etc. The initial bidding concepts are reviewed and new concepts are introduced. Week 1 -Review of Basic Concepts Week 2 - Preemptive opening bids Week 3 - Strong 2 club bids Week 4 - Overcall and advances Week 5 - Takeout doubles and advances Week 6 - Developing tricks and eliminating losers Week 7 - The competitive auction Week 8 - Jacoby Transfers
RequirementsBridge Basics 1 or equivalent
ObjectivesBy the end of the course the student will be able to evaluate their partners hand and formulate a plan to win the contract. The course will provide a foundation for future learning of more advanced concepts.
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 2 Competitive Bidding by Audrey Grant Available at: www.baronbarclay.com

Course Facilitator

NameJosephine Ripley
Member of Summerside Duplicate Bridge Club. Has a keen interest and lifelong love of the game. While living overseas taught recreational bridge to new players.