⭐️⭐️  Join us for Supervised Bridge on Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:30am!⭐️⭐️

Open Monday-Saturday for 12:30pm game. Masks & Proof of vaccination are mandatory ! NLM games can be scheduled any day when 8 people (2 tables) want to play in a separate game. Currently this is only occurring on Fridays, but organize at least 7 others and come in!  NLM games are open to non-life Masters or players with less than 500 masterpoints.

Games start at 12:30pm.  Requirements below:
  1. Vaccine card required. Bring to club,  text to Sharon at (714)624.3455 or email her at akiba1708@yahoo.com
  2. Masks are mandatory as required by the city of Long Beach.
  3. If  you need a partner for the day of game, please contact Sharon at the above email/text.

Fall Class Schedule

Oct 4  Bidding /Intermediate Conventions -Sharpen your bridge playing skills while practicing your play. Each lesson includes the play of 8 hands illustrating that week’s topic.  Conventions covered include: New minor forcing,  4th suit forcing, Cue bid limit raises, Help suit game tries, Jacoby 2NT, Michaels and unusual NT, Major transfers,  Roman key card and Gerber.  Class materials: instructor handouts.  Instructor:  Dalia Hernandez Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Jan 10 and 17  Join us for a special class on Lebensohl.  Between Stayman, transfers and quantitative raises, constructive notrump bidding is overpowered… which encourages tough players to compete against notrump opening bids whenever they have a shapely hand. When the opponents compete against your notrump auctions, you need tools to deal with the interference… tools that let you find the right contract or punish the opponents.  Lebensohl is the fundamental tool in dealing with interfering opponents… finding good contracts despite their interference or punishing them for getting in your way. This class teaches the basics of the Lebensohl convention in notrump auctions as well as Lebensohl applications in reverse auctions and in auctions starting with a weak two followed by a takeout double.  Instructor: Rob Preece, Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Supervised Bridge with Hank, Fern and Sharon

Starting November 30 we will be having Supervised Play on Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30-11:30.  0-99.  $5 per session.  Vaccine cards and masks are required!  

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Need a Partner?  For longer term partnerships contact our volunteers by email:
Colleen Gardner novcol@aol.com or Susan Bibby susanbibby@longbeachbridge.com

For partners that day, call the club or call or text Sharon Biederman 714.624.3455

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Do you want to play online but don’t know how?   Click on the help button  and we will contact you. 

Or you can contact us at (714)624-3455

If you would like to purchase the Mike Lawrence Defense CD at the discounted price of $25, please send a check to:

Sharon Biederman
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”

Sharon Biederman
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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