WINTER 2016-17 LESSONS WITH THE HARRINGTONS

Our current classes are all at clubs that restrict attendance to members or members and their guests only. Registration is through the hosting group but you can contact us with questions (PPHARRR@gmail.com).

 

DUPLICATE BRIDGE GROUP of SW FLORIDA (members only) 

One Tuesday morning per month from 9 to noon

2016 dates: November 15, December 6

2017 dates: January 10, February 7 and March 7

 

WHAT’S FORCING?

This will be the focus of our intermediate-level courses this season. Pre-registration, as directed below, is required. This six-week course is aimed at intermediates who already play bridge but need work on continuing the auction after the opening bid and first response. For a preview of the course, scroll to the end of the page to the Always, Sometimes or Never quiz. 

 

 WHAT’S FORCING? – BONITA BAY CLUB (members only)

DATES WERE CHANGED!

Fridays from 9 to 11:30 AM January 13 through February 24, 2017, no class on February 3. For details on how to pre-register for the course, club members can email Pat at PPHARRR@gmail.com. For a preview of the course, scroll to the end of the page to take the Always, Sometimes or Never quiz.  

 

WHAT’S FORCING? – THE COMMONS CLUB AT THE BROOKS

(Commons Club members and their guests)

Wednesdays from 9 to 11:30 AM Jan 11 through Feb 22, 2017. NO CLASS JANUARY 25.

Commons club members should pre-register with the Club. After registering, please email Pat at PPHARRR@gmail.com to be added to lesson handout mailing list. For a preview of the course, scroll to the end of the page to take the Always, Sometimes or Never quiz.

 

 

ALWAYS, SOMETIMES OR NEVER?

Decide whether each statement below is always true, sometimes true or never true in an auction that starts with an opening bid of one of a suit. Then click on the answers link below to check yourself.

1) A new suit by responder is forcing.  Always, Sometimes or Never?

2) Opener’s new suit bids are not forcing. Always, Sometimes or Never?

3) Jump bids are forcing. Always, Sometimes or Never?

4) Responder’s 2NT bid is forcing. Always, Sometimes or Never?

5) Notrump rebids are not forcing. Always, Sometimes or Never?

6) Be polite to your partner and opponents. Always, Sometimes or Never?

 

Click Here for answers