ACBL Unit 503


Lecture Series Archive

The following lectures have been given since the start of our free lecture series in September, 2008. We thank all of our lecturers for sharing their knowlege with us.

There are also several hard-copy collections of all the lecture material available for checkout from the Bridge Center library.

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Subject Title Date Presenter Material
Bidding - Competitive After they double or overcall your partner's opening - I 2012-05-15 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive After they double or overcall your partner's opening - II 2012-06-12 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive Balancing 2010-05-13 Smoot Handout
Bidding - Competitive Balancing 2014-03-25 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive Bidding Over Opponent's Notrump 2011-03-08 Leuker Handout
Bidding - Competitive Competitive Bidding (After they couble or overcall your partner's opening) - I 2015-09-08 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive Competitive Bidding (After they couble or overcall your partner's opening) - II 2015-10-06 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive Competitive Doubles 2013-10-29 Smoot Handout
Bidding - Competitive Competitive Doubles 2016-05-10 Smoot Handout
Bidding - Competitive Cue Bids 2010-04-22 Bennett Handout
Bidding - Competitive Defense Against Interference 2009-11-19 Mayefsky Handout
Bidding - Competitive Doubles 2013-09-17 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive Doubles 2016-04-12 Smoot Handout
Bidding - Competitive Got-Stoppers Do Tell 2012-05-01 Johnston Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive Interference Bids - 1,2,3 Level 2009-11-05 Mayefsky Handout
Bidding Competitive Lead Directing Doubles 2015-01-13 Rosenberg Handout
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Bidding - Competitive Negative Doubles 2010-09-14 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive Penalty Doubles 2009-10-08 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive Penalty Doubles Revisited 2011-05-17 Smoot Handout
Bidding Competitive Penalty Doubles 2015-03-31 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive Redouble Trouble 2009-05-21 Harper Handout
Bidding - Competitive Responsive and Maximal Doubles 2013-10-01 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive Responsive and Maximal Doubles 2016-04-26 Smoot Handout
Bidding - Competitive The Ingredients of Takout Doubles 2009-04-09 Karr Handout
Bidding - Competitive The Law of Total Tricks 2013-06-11 Watson Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Competitive The World of Bridge - Bennett, the Convention 2011-09-20 Bennett Handout
Bidding - Competitive Two Suits Are Better Than One: Michaels, Unusual NT and Other Two-Suited Hands 2009-01-29 Mayefsky Handout
Bidding - Competitive Two level Balancing 2012-04-03 Smoot Handout
Bidding - Constructive 2-Way Drury 2014-05-13 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Constructive Bergen Raises 2011-06-07 Williams Handout
Bidding - Constructive Bid Your Slam! Continued 2009-09-24 Johnston Handout
Bidding - Constructive Bid Your Slams! 2009-09-10 Johnston Handout
Bidding - Constructive Control Bidding to More Slams 2011-04-19 Williams Handout
Bidding - Constructive Drury 2011-01-18 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Constructive Finding NT Contracts I - 5 clubs making and I got a low 2011-10-04 Johnston Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Constructive Finding NT Contracts II - Got stoppers? Do tell. 2012-05-01 Johnston Handout
Bridge Baron File 2
Bidding - Constructive Inverted Minors 2010-09-28 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding Constructive Inverted Minors 2014-11-04 Smoot Slides
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Constructive New Minor Forcing 2008-09-25 Greenberg
Bidding - Constructive One NoTrump Forcing 2016-03-15 Smoot Handout
Bidding - Constructive Pick-a-Slam and Other Uses for the 5NT Card 2012-09-18 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Constructive Preempts - 2 Level (Weak Two) 2010-03-11 Smoot Handout
Bidding - Constructive Preempts - 3/4 Level 2010-03-25 Smoot Handout
Bidding - Constructive Preempts - A Guide To Stick Your Neck Out 2009-01-15 Mayefsky Handout
Bidding - Constructive Preempts - Continued 2009-01-22 Mayefsky Handout
Bidding Constructive Rebids by Responder 2014-10-21 Ron Karr Slides
Handout
Bidding - Constructive Responding to a 2NT Opener with Major Suit Holdings 2010-11-09 Bennett Handout
Bidding - Constructive Reverses 2009-12-10 Bennett Handout
Bidding - Constructive Slam Bidding after 1 of a Major 2014-01-14 Mandala Handout
Bidding - Constructive Splinters 2010-02-18 Spaeth Handout
Bidding - Constructive Splinters: Enjoy Them 2012-09-25 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding Constructive Splinters 2014-10-07 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Constructive The Captain Priciple: Who's in Charge Here 2012-10-09 Rothschild Handout
Bidding - Constructive Third Hand Opening Bids and the Drury Convention 2008-12-11 Spaeth Handout
Bidding Constructive Use 5NT Effectively 2015-05-12 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - Constructive XYZ Convention 2014-02-11 Williams Handout
Bidding - General Forcing Bids 2014-02-25 Siegel Handout
Slides
Bidding - General Hand Evaluation 2013-11-12 Stansby Handout
Bidding - General How To Select and Adopt New Conventions 2010-05-27 Bernstein Handout
Bidding - General Losing Trick Count 2013-04-30 Wiliiams Handout
Bidding - General Losing Trick Count 2015-04-28 Leuker Handout
Bridge Baron File
Bidding - General Losing Trick Count - What Is It? How Does It Work? 2009-05-07 Leuker Handout
Bidding - General Partnership Checklist 2011-02-01 Simpson Handout
Declarer Play Card Combinations 2008-11-06 Bernstien Handout
Exercise
Declarer Play Card Combinations -Continued 2008-11-20 Bernstein Handout
Declarer Play Combining Chances To Play 2011-04-05 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Declarer Play Counting The Hand: Distribution 2008-10-23 Leuker Handout
Declarer Play Counting The Hand: High Card Points 2008-10-16 Leuker Handout
Declarer Play Counting Your Tricks 2010-10-26 Leuker Handout
Declarer Play End Plays 2010-12-07 Johnston Handout
Declarer Play End Plays 2014-12-02 Leuker Handout
Declarer Play Get the Children Off the Street 2013-05-21 Johnston Handout
Bridge Baron File
Declarer Play How To Play the Odds as Declarer 2011-02-22 Karr Handout
Declarer Play How To Play the Suit the Opponents Lead 2012-05-29 Karr Handout
Bridge Baron File
Declarer Play Matchpoint Declarer Ply 2010-01-14 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
Declarer Play On Your Mark - Get Set - Stop! Adventures at Trick One 2011-03-22 Johnston Handout
Declarer Play Principles of Declarer Play 2010-10-12 Barlow Handout
Declarer Play Suit Establishment: Trump your way to more tricks 2013-03-05 Rosenberg Handout
Bridge Baron File
Declarer Play Topics in Declarer & Defender Play 2013-04-02 Leuker Handout
Defense ABC's of Defensive Signals 2013-10-15 Johnston Handout
Bridge Baron File
Defense Defender Play 2009-10-22 Leuker Handout
Defense Defensive Ruffing and Overruffing 2011-05-03 Leuker Handout
Defense Expert Defense 2014-04-08 Stansby Handout
Bridge Baron File
Defense It's your lead. 2012-04-17 Lueker Handout
Bridge Baron File
Defense Leads against NT and Suit Contracts 2008-09-11 Joel Handout
Defense Opening Leads 2010-01-28 Johnston Handout
Defense Opening Notrump Bids Revisited - All Seats and Vulnerability 2009-03-26 Leuker Handout
Defense Opening Suit Bids Revisited - All Seats and Vulnerability 2009-03-12 Leuker Handout
Defense Second Hand High 2016-03-01 Johnston Slides
Handout
Bridge Baron File
Defense Slippery Defensive Holdings: Mid-hand decisions 2012-10-23 Smoot Handout
Defense Slippery Defensive Holdings: Mid-hand decisions, continued. 2012-11-06 Smoot
Defense Slippery Defensive Holdings: Mid-Hand Decisions 2016-01-19 Smoot Handout
Defense Slippery Defensive Holdings: Mid-Hand Decisions - cont'd 2016-02-16 Smoot Handout
Defense Strategy and Tactics - The End Game 2013-02-12 Johnston Handout
Bridge Baron File
Defense Strategy and Tactics - The Opening Gambit 2013-01-22 Johnston Handout
Bridge Baron File
Defense The ABCs of Defensive Signals 2009-02-05 Johnston Handout
Defense The Art of the Discard 2009-06-04 Johnston Handout
Exercise
Defense To Cover or Not to Cover 2014-03-11 Rosenberg Handout
Defense Topics in Declarer & Defender Play II 2013-04-16 Leuker Handout
Defense Your Partners Opening Lead 2014-11-18 Johnston Slides
Handout
Bridge Baron File
General Art of the Discard 2014-05-27 Johnston Handout
General Director Please! 2016-05-24 Johnston Handout
General Do The Right Thing 2016-01-02 Rosenberg Handout
General How to Improve Your Bridge Game at Any Level: Introducing Tricks and Tools for Learning 2014-09-23 Joel Slides
Handout
General I Know I Should Be Thinking - But What Should I Be Thinking About? 2015-03-17 Johnston Handout
Bridge Baron File
General Improve Your Game 2010-04-08 Joel Handout
General Matchpoint Declarer Play 2015-02-24 Smoot Handout
Bridge Baron File
General Pairs vs. Team Games: Differences in Bidding and Play 2012-12-11 Karr Handout
Bridge Baron File
General Pairs vs. Team Games: Differences in Bidding and Play 2016-03-29 Karr Handout
General Six Boards 2014-04-22 Yokel Handout
Bridge Baron File
General Six Hands 2014-01-28 Yokel Handout
General Six Hands 2015-01-27 Yokel Handout
General Six Hands 2015-11-17 Yokel Handout
General Six Hands 2016-02-02 Yokel Handout
General Six Hands, Eight Lessons 2013-03-19 Yokel Handout
Bridge Baron File

 

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