Learn how to adapt your bidding system when the auction gets competitive! We will study preemptive opening bids, overcalls and advances, the takeout double, and more tools to use for the competitive auction. This course is up to the moment with all the tools used by tournament players to find the best contract for their side, while making it difficult for the opponents to find theirs.
Prerequisite: “Bridge – Introduction,”
or similar bridge playing experience.
This online course uses a combination of Zoom for presentation, with Bridge Base Online
) for practice play. To participate, students need at least a microphone available for Zoom. It will be helpful to be adept at switching between Zoom and a web browser during class, or have two screens available during class (for example, an iPad for Zoom, and a computer for Bridge Base). Students also need to create a free account on bridgebase.com
Note: ONLINE COURSE - $12 materials fee for textbook (Bridge Basics 2 - Competitive Bidding by Grant) payable to instructor.
Email Morris Jones
for payment information. Confirm with instructor if you already own textbook. Login information provided prior to the start of course.
- Requires free download of Zoom Client for Meetings
. If not installed, please do so before course begins.