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Beginners' Lessons

The next series of Beginners' lessons will commence Monday 5 August 2019 from 7pm to 10pm.

Alison Dawson, an experienced teacher and bridge player, will be the presenter or the lessons.

Lessons will consist of an introductory talk and PowerPoint presentation, followed by some play, and then discussion on the play. No need to bring your partner.

The lessons run for 10 weeks. From then, graduates can play in our Wednesday morning supervised / novice session or our Wednesday night session.

Cost is $40 for the course, which includes detailed course notes. Special price of $24 for full time students and youth (under 25). Interested? Phone Allison on 0412 690 781, or email the Club at

Advanced Lessons

Continuing with the lessons series, Alison Dawson is running a series of Advanced lessons starting on Monday 26 August 2019 and running for 6 Monday mornings.

Lessons will start at 9.00am and finish around 11.45am. Cost will be a once-only fee of $30 for members, $40 for non-members, payable at the first lesson.

Topics will include:

  • Roman Keycard Blackwood
  • More about doubles - support, lead directing, reopening, penalty, redoubles etc
  • Splinters
  • Fourth suit forcing
  • New minor forcing
  • Reverses
  • Defence against 1NT opening
  • Balancing
  • 2suited overcalls

There will be notes provided at the end of each lesson.

These lessons are aimed at people who have done the beginners’ and intermediate lessons and/or have been playing independently for a a few years.

Please add your name to the list on the white board at the club if you would like to participate in these lessons.