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.

October Fundamental Conventions
October 4th Stayman
October 11th Transfers
October 18th Weak-Twos
October 25th Opening 2♣ (Strong)

November Bidding Fundamentals
November 1st Showing Your Shape
November 8th Rebids (Openers Second Bid)
November 15th Responding With Minimum Hands
November 22nd Handling Misfits
November 29th Bidding Fundamentals

December Year End
December 6th Declarer Play Challenge
December 13th No Lesson: Christmas Party in the CITY

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.

October Mixed Lessons
October 4th Satisfying Defence
October 11th Fourth-Suit Forcing
October 18th Weak Twos: Judgement and 2NT Enquiry
October 25th Handling Pre-empts

November Bidding With Unusual Hands
November 1st 4NT Quantitative
November 8th 1NT Penalty Doubles and Escape
November 15th Handling 1NT Overcalls
November 22nd Michaels Cue Bids and Unusual 2NT
November 29th Power Doubles, Strong Overcalls

December Year End
December 6th Gambling 3NT
December 13th No Lesson: Christmas Party in the CITY


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

Friday October 13th – All The Things You Don’t Understand
The main theme of this Workshop is to review and revise common areas of Bidding that  layers are not confident with.
I Don’t Understand …
2♣ (Stayman, 20 points, just a bid?)
Overcalls or Doubles
Which Bids Are Forcing
Transfers
Leads

November will be the last Workshop for this year:
November 17th – Michaels Cue Bid, The Unusual 2NT, Strong Overcalls, Play & Defence