Thursday, August 21, 2014

Bridge University – September 8-13

Halifax Bridge World is pleased to announce an exceptional opportunity to receive a week of expert bridge instruction here at home.  Dennis and Jerry Clerkin, two bridge professionals from the USA will join us for the week and offer classes and workshops on a variety of subjects. There are classes for all levels of bridge players from beginner to expert.

Be sure to line up your favourite bridge partners and sign up for lessons that will change your game. Denny and Jerry have more than 47,000 masterpoints, earned the hard way, playing against the world’s best. Come out and take advantage of their vast experience. Your game will never be the same again!
No travel costs. No hotels bills. Professional bridge instruction from the experts right in our own backyard.

Who has more fun than bridge players!

Sept 8th
Tuesday Sept 9thWednesday Sept 10thThursday Sept 11thFriday
Sept 12th
Sept 13th
KICK OFF! Bridge “U” starts All day Events All day events Morning and Afternoon Morning and Afternoon
AM: Strat Open Pairs A/B/C International Fund Game $10 pp 50/50 draw 9:15 start AM: New Beginner lessons – $125 pp 9:30 start Linda AM: Bridge 102 “Count Your Tricks” With sample hands 9:15 start $20 pp Linda AM: Bridge 203 “The 8 Card Combos You Need to Know” With sample hands 9:15 start $20 pp Jerry & Denny AM + AFT Bridge 204 “No Trump Responses” plus lunch and afternoon Int’l Fund Game $50 pp 9:15 start Lunch 12:30 Game (Game only $20 pp) Denny & Jerry AM + AFT Bridge 205 “No Trump Responses in Competition” plus Lunch and Afternoon Game. Jerry - $50 pp Class starts: 9:15 am OR Choose: Bridge 502 Master Class “Methods for Ace Asking – Minorwood, Exclusion,etc” plus Lunch and Afternoon Game. Limited to 24 Denny $50 pp Class starts: 9:15 am
Aft: 0-300 Strat A/B/C International Fund Game $10 pp 50/50 draw 12:30 start Aft: Bridge 201 “Raises - Part I” and short game + questions. 12:30 start 4:30 finish $20 pp Denny & Jerry Aft: Bridge 501 Master Class “Tips from The Experts”+ short game Limited to 24 Start 12:30 - 4:30 $20 pp Denny & Jerry Aft: Bridge 103 “Hands You See Everyday and What to Do with Them” plus short game 12:30 start 4:30 finish $20 pp Jerry & Denny See above See above
PM: Strat Open Pairs A/B/C International Fund Game $10 pp 50/50 draw 7 pm start PM: Bridge 101 “Overcall or Double” with Sample Hands 0-300 Players Start: 7 - 9:30 9:30 Q + A $20 pp Denny & Jerry PM: Bridge 202 “Raises in Competition - Part II” plus short game Start: 6:30 – 10:30 $20 pp Denny & Jerry PM Strat Open Pairs A/B/C Int’l Fund Game Winners of auction to partner with Denny and Jerry announced. Drinks & snacks -50/50 $15 Start 7pm PM Something for Everyone “Play a Hand with a Pro!” Stratified A/B/C Individual Int’l Fund Game with drinks and snacks, 50/50 draw Start: 6:30 Q+A $15 Game: 7 pm Denny & Jerry Classes are followed by: 12:30 Strat A/B/C International Fund Game (Game only $20 pp)

100 Classes suitable for 0 – 300 players
200 Classes suitable for 0 – 1000 players
500 series are designed for 1000+ players
The prices are for registrations pre-paid by Sept 1st.
Add $5 if paying at the door.

Sunday Sept 14th Graduation Day!
Stratified A/B/C International Fund Team Game. 1 session – 5 rounds of 7. Special price of $5 per player. 12 noon start. Overall Master Point Winners for A/B and C will be announced! Triple Masterpoints!

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Upcoming Events and Special Deals at HBW this Spring!

Sunday, May 25th HBW will host Barbara Seagram and friends at a special spring luncheon.
Sandwiches and sweets will be served with tea starting at 12 noon. A Stratified Open Pairs game will follow at 12:30 sharp. Please join us - we are breaking out the fine china for this one! $15 a player

Barbara will be offering a special workshop at the Can-At on July 1st from 10 - 12 noon on Opening Leads. Tickets prices are $10 before June 15th and $20 at the door. All proceeds will be given to charity. See Linda for tickets.

Wednesday evening's Stratified Open Pairs game will continue to be only $5 until the Can-At begins on Monday, June 30th. Our way of helping you get in that one extra game to practise for the Can-At!

Friday, April 18, 2014

Easter Bunny Closes Bridge Club

Please note that the Easter Bunny has cancelled our Heinz 57 Team Game scheduled for this coming Sunday, April 20th.  Enjoy the day doing whatever brings you happiness!

Sunday, March 30, 2014

What's happening at Halifax Bridge World in April?

Spring is definitely in the air!

Our New 0-300 game on Monday afternoons is off to a resounding success. If you haven't tried it yet, please do! Partners arranged -- just give us a call.

Also please note our new name on Thursday mornings -- "Practise Makes Perfect." After much discussion with you, it was decided this best reflects what you are trying to do -- work on your bridge skills in preparation for playing in our bridge games. Ask questions, change your bids, take an new line of play, hit the undo button!

Two for One Special -- bring along a new friend and introduce them to our favourite game!

See you this month at Halifax Bridge World!
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