Sessions

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We operate from three venues and run the following sessions every week.
Our midweek games and lessons are held at the NSW Writers’ Centre in Callan Park, Rozelle and at First Floor, 162 Goulburn St, East Sydney. Our Saturday games are held at Henley. Directions and maps can be found (here).
Players are welcome to turn up without a partner at any of our lessons or sessions, just let the Director know.

Monday
10 – 1 Duplicate @ Rozelle
10 – 1 Intermediate-Advanced Lesson & Game @ Goulburn St *currently on hiatus*
10 – 1:15 Duplicate @ Goulburn St
7:30 – 10:30 Duplicate @ Rozelle

Tuesday
10 – 1:15 Duplicate @ Goulburn St
7:30 – 10:30 Duplicate @ Goulburn St

Wednesday
10 – 11 Intermediate Lesson @ Rozelle immediately followed by,
11 – 1 Supervised Duplicate @ Rozelle
10 – 11 Intermediate Lesson @ Goulburn St immediately followed by,
11 – 1 Supervised Duplicate @ Goulburn St
10 – 1:15 Duplicate @ Goulburn St
1:30 – 2:30 Intermediate Advancing Lesson @ Rozelle immediately followed by,
2:30 – 4:30 Practise Game @ Rozelle
6 – 7 Intermediate Lesson @ Rozelle followed by,
7:30 – 10 Supervised Duplicate @ Rozelle

Thursday
10 – 1 Duplicate @ Goulburn St
10 – 1 Supervised Duplicate @ Goulburn St
7:30 – 10:30 Duplicate @ Rozelle
7:30 – 10:30 Duplicate @ Goulburn St

Friday
Occasional All Day Workshops @ Goulburn St see here

Saturday
1:30 – 4:45 Duplicate @ Henley

Sunday
Occasional All Day Workshops * @ Goulburn St see here

Table fees are $12 for members, $15 for visitors and $10 for Centrelink concession card holders. On the Wednesday Morning or Night if you stay for the game after the lesson, then the fees for both Lesson and Game are $18 for members, $22 for visitors, and $12 for Centrelink Concession card holders.

Monday Morning Intermediate-Advanced Lessons (10:00-11:00am City then 2hr practise)
Temporarily on hold while Paul and Collette have a well deserved holiday!

Wednesday Morning Intermediate Lessons (10:00-11:00am City/Rozelle, then 2hr supervised)
Four set hands on a theme, everyone plays the same hand then analyses them together. Notes and Tips provided.

January Fundamentals In Bidding and Play
January 10th Showing Your Shape
January 17th Limit Raises and Finesses
January 24th Drawing Trumps, and Not
January 31st Trumping Before Drawing Trumps

February Common Useful Conventions
February 7th Doubles Refresher
February 14th No Lesson, Supervised Game Only
February 21st Weak Two Openings
February 28th Pre-empts

March Responding to 1NT Conventions
March 7th Furthering Stayman
March 14th Major Suit Transfers
March 21st Stayman and Transfers Practice
March 28th Slam Bidding In No-Trumps

Wednesday Afternoon Intermediate Lessons (1:30-2:30pm Rozelle, then 2hr practise)
This series is a little bit more advanced than the Morning Lessons, but is accessible to players of all levels.

January More Advanced 1NT
January 10th 1NT (X) and Escape
January 17th 1NT Slam Tries
January 24th Defence to 1NT (Landy)
January 31st Handling 1NT Interference

February Declarer Play
February 7th Entry Management
February 14th No Lesson, Supervised Game Only
February 21st Suit Play Challenge
February 28th No-Trump Play: Keeping Control

March Major Suit Raises
March 7th Bergen Raises: Part 1
March 14th Bergen Raises: Part 2
March 21st Jacoby 2NT Raise
March 28th Practice Bergen and Jacoby


Friday and Sunday Workshops with Will Jenner-O’Shea
These workshops run from 10am until around 3pm (later if you wish to practise more). An all-day practical lesson with Notes and Tips provided. Intermediate / Open / Advanced

The first two Workshops for the year have been scheduled. The first is on Friday February 2nd, which is a refresher called Kickstart Your Year.

The next one is one March 9th, and the topic is Developing Your Partnership, which is aimed at current partners, and also how you quickly develop a new partnership and iron out the conventions that you use..