Colorado Springs Bridge Unit 360

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Learn to Play

Seeking to sharpen up your game?  We have many great teachers and classes for every skill level.

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Free Mini Lessons & Limited Games

 Monday evenings at 5:45, Tom Carnell (719-574-2465)  free mini-lesson, and Game for players with less than 199 ACBL Masterpoints.


♣ You could also try our 99er game (for players with less than 100 ACBL Masterpoints) on Tuesday afternoon.  Free mini-lesson at 11:45 am.  Contact:  John Dukellis, 719-418-2574.



John Dukellis


  Intermediate Defense.  Defense classes will be taught based on the ACBL series on defense and William Root's classic book "How to Defend a Bridge hand".  Classes will start on Monday January 8 and will continue every Monday through July 2018.  Contact John Dukellis at (719) 418-2574 for more information.

Intermediate/advanced techniques on bidding.  Lessons will be based on the Washington Standard by Steve Robinson.  The first several lessons will be discussing the NT engine comprehensively.  Lessons start Jan 11 (Thuirsday) from 9-11 and will continue every Thursday morning.  Future lessons will incorporate Major and minor suit openings with emphasis on cue bidding and making every bid count.  Contact John Dukellis or Dennis Goldston for more information (418-2574).



Ann Parker

 Class Schedule Tuesdays 6-8pm

Feb. 6—Blackwood and Gerber

 Monday Class Schedule:  9 - 11 AM Starting Feb 5.

You are welcome to come to all or none or any one you choose.  These are all basic instruction but are also excellent as a review for those who want to reinforce what they already know.  I would like to especially encourage considering the classes on Stayman and Jacoby Transfers.  There is a workbook for these 2 sessions ($10 additional charge) but this is really a thorough and comprehensive 2 weeks.  Each class is $10.  Please either e-mail or call me if you have questions!, 719-694-9667.

Feb. 5 – Learn Bridge in a Day              

Feb. 12 – Learn Bridge in a Day           

Feb. 19 – Stayman                                  

Feb. 26 – Jacoby Transfers                    

Mar. 5 – Weak 2/3 Bids                         

Mar. 12 – Strong 2 Club Opener          

Mar. 19 – Negative Doubles                 

Mar. 26 – Other Doubles                       

Apr. 2 – Overcalls                                    

Apr. 9 – Two-Suited Overcalls              

Apr. 16 - Blackwood and Gerber         

Apr. 23 – Leads and Signals                       

Please Note:  This schedule is subject to change!  If there is snow we follow D 11 schedule.  If there is a 2 hour delay we will cancel for that day and move everything back a week.                                               

Shirley Scott


 Improve bidding, play & defense - for all ability levels. Based on Eddie Kantar's Excellent Thinking Bridge Series. Each lesson is self-contained so don't worry if you need to miss a week. Contact Shirley Scott (H) 598.3382  (C) 210.5995 or   

Bob Somppi


♠ Thinking Bridge Private lessons for beginning and intermediate players. Individual, pairs or groups. Taught by ACBL accredited teacher Bob Somppi 719-659-4471,, or


Toshi Yingst


  Toshi Yingst (719-576-5774) specializes in 2/1 bidding and advanced play.


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