Bridge lessons for beginners
Learn to Play BRIDGE!

Whether you are a beginner or returning to bridge after an absence of some years, Tuesday mornings at Newtown Bridge Club are a perfect place to start.

Come with a friend — or come alone and make new ones! Partners are guaranteed. See why bridge is the world's most popular card game.

  When: Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 am
starting September 14, 2021
 
  Where:  Alexandria Room on 2nd (top) floor
Edmond Town Hall
45 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470
 
  Cost: $12 per lesson ($9 for members)
 
Registration:  Contact Susan at director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525.

COVID-19 attendance policy: In compliance with the CDC guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals, in-person bridge activities will be set up as usual and face masks are optional. All attendees must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination. Please bring your original CDC vaccination card with you.

Our Easybridge! Program

The beginning bridge program at Newtown Bridge Club emphasizes fun and learning from playing. The format for Wednesday evenings is a 20-25 minute lesson followed by play of 6 to 12 bridge hands. Accredited instructor, Susan Fronapfel, hosts the lessons. Players are encouraged to experiment and learn from their results. Refreshments are provided.

An optional textbook, Easybridge! by Edith McMullin, is available from the instructor for $15.

For registration and questions, contact Susan at director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525.

Learn to Play Bridge!

Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 am — Sep 14 through Nov 30, 2021

Week Topic Dates
1 Introduction to Bridge. Play some hands! Sep 14
2 Where should you play? Sepr 21
3 How high should you bid? Sep 28
4 Overcalls! The defense wakes up. Oct 5
5 Takeout doubles and a Four-letter Word. Oct 12
6 Notrump bids. Playing without a net! Oct 19
7 Getting to game. Bidding again with a good hand. Oct 26
8 Preemptive bids. Those good bad hands. Nov 2
9 The slam hands! Opening 2 clubs. Nov 9
10 Blackwood & Gerber. Checking for Aces. Nov 16
11 Finesses. Creating extra winners. Nov 23
12 Playing suit contracts. Nov 30

 

Newtown CT Bridge Club at Edmond Town Hall | 45 Main Street, Newtown CT | email: director@newtownbridge.org