ACBL Unit 503


Lecture Series

The Unit provides a series of free lectures as part of our education program. These lectures cover areas of interest for new as well as intermediate players. Lectures are held on selected Tuesday mornings at 9:30 AM at our Bridge Center.

For more information or to receive email notifications of upcoming lectures contact Carol Field (650) 330-1673 email, or Brenda Hatton.

2016-2017 Lecture Series

Instructions for Downloading and Playing Bridge Baron Files

All Our Past Lectures


We'd like your feedback about this program. Comments pro and con are welcomed; especially with regard to this year's lecture topics, speakers, day and time, length, difficulty, format (lecture and/or play hands) or anything else.


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Date Subject Presenter Lecture
Material
September 13 When to Postpone Drawing Trump Bruce Blakely Handout
September 27 Cuebids Frank Smoot Handout
October 11 Slam Tries After Partner Opens 2NT Brian Samuels Handout
October 25 Importance of Entries to Dummy Wendy Dewell Handout
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November 8 Six Hands: Play and Discussion Lynn Yokel Handout
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November 22 Cuebids, continued Frank Smoot Handout
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December 6 Defender's Cooperation Raad Bunni Handout
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January 17 Signals: Attitude & Count Bruce Blakely Handout
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January 31 The Law of Total Tricks Frank Smoot Handout
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February 14 Signals: Suit Preference Bruce Blakeley Handout
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February 28 Losing Trick Count John Williams Handout
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March 14 Bidding in the Balancing Seat Cheryl Haines Handout
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March 28 Cancelled    
April 11 Six Hands: Play and Discussion
(Different than November 8)
Lynn Yokel Handout
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April 25 When to Sacrifice Frank Smoot Handout
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May 16 Active vs Passive Defense Brian Samuels