We are open Monday - Saturday at 12:30pm for Open and NLM games. In addition, NLM games can be scheduled any day at 12:30pm when 8 people (2 tables) want to play in a separate section. Currently this is only occurring on Fridays. NLM games are open to non-life Masters or players with less than 500 masterpoints. We are also open Monday-Wednesday at 9:30am for supervised play (0-199 points). Proof of vaccination is mandatory !
Join us on Sunday August 14th for our Team Game and Sunday August 28th for our Unit Game (199'rs play for $1.99). Both games begin at 12:30
Join us on Tuesday, July 5th for Beginner Bridge. Classes in Defense or Bridge 3 start Tuesday July 11th. All classes begin at 9:30am. See description below.
Jul 5 Bridge 1 Beginner Bridge – Learn to play bridge the modern way. Topics include intro to bridge, opening a major, opening a minor, no trump, Stayman, transfers, opening leads, attitude, and more. Instructor: Hank Dunbar, Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am. $40 for 9 weeks. Register at the club or at OLLI .
Jul 11 Defense – Players end up on defense twice as often as they are declarer so an effective defense is key to becoming a better bridge player. This class steps through basic defensive techniques… from opening leads, second and third hand play, to signaling and creating a plan for the defense. Using the ACBL Defense program as a guide, we follow discussions of defensive strategy with the play of selected hands to illustrate and reinforce the lessons. Instructor: Rob Preece, Mondays 9:30-11:30am $40 for 9 weeks.
Jul 11 Bridge 3 –This class will cover 3 areas: Learn the basics of how to play the hand. count winners and losers and make your contract. This is the major focus of the class. Review the 2 over 1 bidding system.This class is also suitable for the Standard American system. Instructor will also include a few more advanced topics. Instructor: Hank Dunbar, Mondays 9:30-11:30am. $40 for 8 weeks.
Live Play at the Bridge Center
- Vaccine card required. Bring to club, text to Sharon at (714)624.3455 or email her at email@example.com
Masks are no longer required but are recommended for vaccinated people at Long Beach Bridge Center pursuant to new order of the Long Beach Health Department. The order recommends masks for fully vaccinated invidivudals: “Fully vaccinated individuals are recommended to continue masking in indoor public settings and businesses when the risk may be high, such as in indoor crowded settings with poor ventilation.”
- If you need a partner for the day of game, please contact Sharon at the above email/text.
Bridge for players with 0-199 points
We offer Supervised Play on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30-11:30am. Players with 0-199 points may play. $5 per session. Proof of Vaccination required!
ALLIANCE BBO SCHEDULE
If you would like to purchase the Mike Lawrence Defense CD at the discounted price of $25, please send a check to:
17008 Bayou Way
Seal Beach, CA 90740
The Long Beach Bridge Center Board is part of the on-line Alliance Bridge Club for BBO games. Money not being paid to the ACBL or Bridge Base will come to our club. Players will earn ACBL master points. Check out Alliance Bridge Club site for instructions and results.
If you would like to donate directly to the club please send a check payable to “Bridge Brigade”
1708 Bayou Way
Seal Beach, CA 90740
. (EIN #81-4460773)
The All-Western – 99ers “Nite Club” Event Schedule – Monday-Thursday
Log on to BBO and select Competitive/ACBL Virtual Clubs and search for VACB905265. Select 0-99 or 0-20 All Western 99er NiteClub
- 4:20PM Registration opens on BBO for 0-20MP game.
- 4:30PMRegistration opens on BBO for 0-100MP game.
- 6:20PM Game Time – Head to BBO and look for All-Western 19ers.
- 6:30PM Game Time – Head to BBO and look for All-Western 99ers. 0-20 players welcome to play in thia game too!
- 8:00ish Zoom “Post-Mortem” for both games. Featuring teachers from the 4 sponsoring districts who will walk you through the boards you just played and answer your questions.
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