GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS  (Printable version of all Unit 351 games can be found under "Unit 351 Games" tab) 

NO SUNLAKES GNT QUALIFYING TEAM GAME TODAY!

The following clubs will be holding StaC games next week Jan 31-Feb 6:

Leisure World Monday, Sun Lakes, Mesa Spirit, Viewpoint.

 

BRIDGE LESSONS

If you know of anyone wanting to learn the game contact Barb Rees 480-309-9039. 

Here 's an updated rundown of classes, times and locations offered by Fun-da-Mental Bridge and a reminder of the "2022 Winter Bridge Enrichment Series" by David Zapatka.  Thanks to our excellent Sun Lakes bridge teachers for making these opportunities available.

FUN da MENTAL Bridge is offering the classes below starting in early January and February. Contact the instructor to reserve your spot. With Bridge, the more, the merrier, so please share with any interested friends and neighbors. Do not delay if you are ready to commit – space is limited in some locations.  Let me know if you want to be removed from the mailing list, or are receiving multiple copies from me.

Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Maria

Play of the Hand. Monday mornings 9:00 – 11:30 am in Cottonwood A7, Jan 10 through Feb 21, seven weeks, $70 for the series plus text that you must order on your own. Learn to develop a play plan with the ARCH method: Analyze the opening lead, Review the bidding, Count winners and losers, and How (the order) to play the hand. Contact instructor Gordon Markham, 480-802-8141 or fundamentalbridge@earthlink.net

Two-Over-One Game Force and Slam Bidding.  Two Over One is the latest addition to contemporary bridge bidding.  Although it is a modification to Standard American bidding, it is a much more effective way to bid your games and, importantly, your slams.  We will also cover slam bidding through the use of Jacoby 2N and Splinter bids. In six weeks, revolutionize your bridge bidding.  Wednesday afternoons 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm, January 5 through February 9, at the Ocotillo Room in Oakwood. Six weeks, $60, plus text that you must order on your own. Contact Maria Davis, Instructor, 480-883-2826 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Beginning Bridge.  Thursday mornings 9:00 – 11:15 at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, six weeks beginning January 6 through February 10. An introduction to basic modern bridge plus some common conventions. Six weeks, $60 plus texts available at discount from the instructor. Contact Instructor Karin Hansen to register, 612-242-8593 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Boot Camp Bridge. Monday mornings 9:00 – 11:15 am in Cottonwood A7, March 7 through April 11, six weeks, $60 for the series plus text available at discount from instructor, or individual session at $15 each. Reviews the basics and proceeds to Stayman and Jacoby Transfer Conventions, opening strong hands, slam bidding and a preview of Competitive Bidding. Contact Instructor Karin Hansen for schedule of topics and to register, 612-242-8593 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2022 Winter Bridge Enrichment Series

Presented by David Zapatka

Having written over 35 bridge books, two-time world champion Eddie Kantar is one of the world’s most well-known authors and bridge instructors.  Mr. Kantar consolidated and published his top bidding, defensive and playing advice into one comprehensive publication which David Zapatka will teach for six weeks. 

If you want to improve your game in any of these areas, be sure to attend these seminars.

When:           Fridays, 9:00 a.m., February 25 – April 1

Where:          Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 23914 S. Alma School Rd. Chandler

Cost:             $65 for the series of six lessons or $13 per lesson individually

Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we know how many lessons to print.

BONUS!!  David will bring 100’s of free bridge books and magazines for attendees.  Don’t miss this opportunity to get a copy of the best bridge books ever published for FREE!