Bridge Seminar and Special Games
Barbara Seagram Bridge
Seminars and Special Games

To register for all bridge seminars or special bridge events, please call us at 416-487-8321 or email .

Mini Seminars 2018

UPCOMING MINI-SEMINARS

THE BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK!

  • Thu May 31, 2018
    9.30 am: Common Errors Your Partner Makes!
  • Thu Sep 13
    9.30 am: Slam Bidding
  • Thu Oct 18
    9.30 am: Double Trouble

NOTE that even if title sounds the same as an earlier seminar, the content and hands are always different.

NOTE ALSO that times are now 9.30 am - 11.45 am. If you have to leave early, that is just fine.

If you are unable to come, please call us well in advance as space at our BRIDGE SCHOOL at 2737 Bayview Ave is limited to 50 people.

Seminars are $25.00 each if pre-paid prior to the class OR $30.00 at door.


SPACE STILL AVAILABLE IN ALL SEMINARS

If you have any questions, please contact us by
email at
or
calling (416) 487-8321.



NOVICE GAME / SUPERVISED PLAY - PLAY AND LEARN

TUESDAY AFTERNOONS: 1-3.30 PM

At Trinity Presbyterian Church - 2737 Bayview Ave (MAP)

This game is for newer players who will so enjoy the atmosphere in this game while improving your skills.

Play and Learn Bridge with Kelly Shields & Josee Hammill

NEW PLAYERS, BE SURE TO ATTEND THIS GAME.

  • Make a bid, change your mind, then make a new bid!
  • Make an opening lead, change your mind, then make a new opening lead!
  • Ask the director what to do before you do it, then do it!
  • Learn how to play duplicate bridge in an easy going environment.

You will have so much fun and you will learn so much! Master points will be issued!


Cost $11 per person payable at the door.
Come with or without a partner. No need to pre-register.

Please contact Josee Hammill at or 416-300-9140 for further information. Website: www.bridgewebs.com/josees

We really need some volunteers to help with this game. Please email Barbara or Josee Hammill if you might be able to help us with these weekly games. Even if you could attend once a month, that would be a huge help.

Many students have questions (which is why they are there) and help is needed. Bonita Weinstein, Leila Bessada, Carol Bongard, Ann Katz and Linda Ujihara have been an enormous help to date. We thank them.

This game will continue on during the summer now, due to popular demand.

Bridge Lessons with JoseeJosee's Fall Classes

Josée was one of the top finalists in the Teacher of the Year Award 2017
  • LEARN TWO OVER ONE IN 5 HOURS!! Thursday June 7th 10 am to 3 pm

    (Bring a sandwich)

    Cost: $110 includes taxes and text book.

    Learn the system that most of North America now plays. It makes it much easier to get to better contract, easier to find slams on fewer values and easier to know when to stop in a part score. Learn the forcing No Trump bid. This lesson is hands on.

  • BASIC BRIDGE LESSONS
    Wednesdays @ 1pm to 3:30 pm for 8 weeks commencing on September 26th.

    Cost: $280 includes taxes and text book if registered and paid by July 31st. $310 after July 31st.

    For brand new players to the game & for those who have been away from the game for a long time.

  • INTERMEDIATE I
    Wednesdays @ 9:30 am to noon for 6 weeks starting on September 26th.

    Cost: $ 230 includes taxes and text book if registered and paid by July 31st. $ 260 after July 31st.

    For those who feel rusty and need a refresher and for those moving up from Basic lessons.

    Course Covers: Hand evaluation & revaluing, opening the bidding, responder's bids, major suit raises, rebids by opener, reverses, NT bidding & responses including transfers, overcalls, takeout doubles. Play components include: Planning the play of a hand in suit contracts, ruffing losers, disposing of losers by discarding, long suit establishment, finesses, hold up plays and a host of other material. The course is hands-on and you will play hands to practice.

  • EXCITING NEWS!! We are now offering an EVENING Intermediate I course this fall. It will be taught by our very own Stephen Laufer. Stephen is a good teacher and is patient and knowledgeable.
    WEDNESDAY EVENINGS @ 7 pm starting on September 26th once a week for 6 weeks. Prices as above and enrollments are done through Josee as this is her programme.

  • INTERMEDIATE II
    Tuesdays @ 9:30 AM to noon for 6 weeks starting on September 25th.

    Cost: $ 230 includes taxes and text book if registered and paid by July 31st. $ 260 after July 31st.

    Weak Two Bids, Strong 2 Club Bids, Slam Bidding, Cue-Bidding First Round Controls, Preempts, Unusual NT, Michaels Cuebids, Opening Light in 3rd. seat, Balancing, End Plays, Cross-Ruff, Loser-on-loser play, Introduction to defense, ...and MUCH more!!

Sign up now for Fall courses with Josee - - FALL REGISTRATION FORM - - Space is limited.


Payment can be made by cheques payable to Josée Hammill and sent with your course choices.

Send payment with your course choices to:
Josée Hammill, 1717 Avenue Rd #418, Toronto ON M5M 0A2

Payment can also be made by Interac email transfer. Contact Josée at or by cell, 416-300-9140 if you have any questions or for the password or additional information.
Visit my website at www.bridgewebs.com/josees

MONDAY EVENING SUPERVISED PLAY
with DANIEL LAVEE

6.45 - 9.30pm... Come at 6.30 if possible

Daniel's telephone number: 416-399-8644 / Email:

LOCATION: ST CUTHBERT'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
1399 Bayview Ave SE corner Bayview & St. Cuthbert's Rd.

Please visit www.stcuthbertsleaside.com for additional info on location.

Parking is available in church parking lot.
Free parking also available on both sides of Bayview after 6.00 pm. Also on side streets.

Enter through side doors on North side and proceed to the right. Go through the door at the end of the hall (closed fire door) and then down a small set of stairs (5 steps) and you will be in our bridge room.

Ask questions and have help on any hand. This is a fabulous opportunity for new players to hone their skills. This is a very gentle introduction to the world of duplicate bridge. The atmosphere is fun, friendly and relaxed.

FYI
Wayne runs an Intermediate game on Tuesday evenings at
Temple Sinai at 210 Wilson Ave. @ 6.45 pm.

NOTE FROM BARBARA: THERE ARE VERY FEW OF THIS TYPE OF GAME ANYWHERE ON THE CONTINENT.

NEW PLAYERS IN TORONTO ARE FORTUNATE TO HAVE SUCH A GAME & THE RIGHT PEOPLE RUNNING IT.

DO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY!


Stephen Laufer

NEW GAME FOR 0-50 MASTER POINT
NOVICE / INTERMEDIATES
CALLING ALL 49'ERS!!!

Location:
Trinity Presbyterian Church - 2737 Bayview Ave, Toronto, just south of 401 (MAP)

Thursday Mornings: Starting May 24 and then it changes to Thursday afternoons commencing June 14.
NO games on May 31 and June 7

  • BRIDGE TIP @ 12.30 pm
  • GAME 12.45 pm
  • MASTER POINTS WILL BE ISSUED
  • HAND RECOREDS AT END OF GAME!!

Cost $11 per person/game payable at the door.

Director: Stephen Laufer

Steve is a very competent director and a very nice man. You will enjoy this game.

This game is a stepping stone up from Tuesday afternoon games where you can ask questions & have help on any hand.

In Steve's games, you can ask questions after the hand or in between rounds, if time permits.

Have questions? Need a partner? Contact Stephen at





Barbara and Alex - Bridge Seminar