Competitive Bidding

Competitive Bidding:  Change in Dates!

  • How to get into the bidding after the opposing side has already started bidding
  • How to start the bidding off by taking up some of the opponents’ bidding space
  • How to stop the interfering opponents and find the right contract for your side

Classes are at Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1800 SW State Route 150
Lee’s Summit, MO
Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.

Cost:  $17 per class 

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER.  Class will cancel by the Tuesday night before the class without enough students pre-registered.

Nov. 27: Overcalls (making a bid after the opponents have started the bidding) and responding to or advancing the overcall. 

Dec. 11:  Take-out Doubles (after the opponent’s have started bidding, asking partner to pick a suit) and responding to or advancing the double

Dec. 18:  Pre-emptive opening bids (2 & 3 level) (taking away the opponent’s bidding room) and responses

Jan. 8:  Interfering after a 1 NT opening bid (using the convention Disturbing Opponents NoTrump DONT)

Jan. 15:  How to overcome interference from pre-emptive bids, takeout doubles, and overcalls.  Learn what a negative double can do for you and what a redouble can do.