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Updated August 4, 2017
Level
Class
Description Day Time Where Start Date Cost Instructor Phone e-mail
Newcomers
Beginning Bridge - Level I








Supervised Play
$3 per person at the Cincinnati Bridge Center (CBC) Tuesday: 245 to 515.  Saturday: 930 to noon.
Saturday Schedule
Tue
Sat
2:45 - 5:15 P
9:30 - Noon
CBC
2860 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati
Most Saturdays $3/person per session Tue: Bob Fisk
Sat: Many
  bobsbbcards@gmail.com
mikpur2015@gmail.com
Beginning Bridge Beginning bridge. Class size 12 people. Wed 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Cincinnati Sports Club
3590 Red Bank Rd, Cincinnati
Starts Sep 14 $90/6 lessons Linda Wolber 513 522-1771 linda@lindabridge.com
Review of the Basics

Class size 12.

Wed 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM The Kenwood
5435 Kenwood Rd
Cincinnati
Starts Sep 13 $90/6 sessions Linda Wolber 513 522-1771 linda@lindabridge.com
NEW!
Introduction to Bridge
Course offered through Osher Life Long Learning Center (OLLI)/University of Cincinnati at the Cincinnati Bridge Center.
https://www.uc.edu/ce/olli.html
Thu 2:50 - 4:50 P CBC
2860 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati
Sep 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, Nov 2, 9, 16 See University of Cincinnati OLLI Osher Program CBA Education Committee 513-530-4229   LTPBridge@gmail.com
Ongoing Beginner Lessons Ongoing beginner lessons Wed 4:00 - 6:00 P CBC
2860 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati
Ongoing $20/Person
per lesson
A.J. Stephani 513-313-0488  ajstephani@gmail.com
Introduction to Duplicate Bridge
Introduction to Duplicate Bridge. Bill Gates calls Bridge the king of all card games. In this beginner level course, students will learn the bridge basics of bidding, playing, defending, and scoring. At the conclusion of the course students should expect to bid, play, and defend a hand at a novice level.   Sat 9:30 - 11:30 AM CBC
2860 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati

Sep 23, Oct 7, 14, 21, Nov 18, Dec 2

$60/6 lessons



Elaine Jarchow




859 816 4581
ejarchow@yahoo.com
Introduction to Duplicate Bridge Sat 1-4 PM Northern Kentucky University
Community Connections
http://communityconnections.nku.edu/
Sep 23, Oct 7, 14, 21 $59/4 Lessons
Beyond Beginner (level 1/2)
Beginning Bridge II: Designed for those who have completed some kind of Beginning Bridge class or who  understand the basics of the game. Transition from Minibridge to bidding. $20/person/lesson. A.J. Stephani.  Tue 7:00 - 9:00 CBC
2860 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati
Ongoing $20/Person
per lesson
A.J. Stephani 513-313-0488  ajstephani@gmail.com
Mini-lessons  For beginners already playing. Fri 10:15-10:45 A CBC
2860 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati
Ongoing No Charge Bob Fisk and Phyllis Bishop  Bob (513) 379-5252 bobsbbcards@gmail.com
pbb23@fuse.net
Advanced Beginner Requires a basic understanding of modern bridge bidding, as we introduce more second-round bidding theory. Wed 4:00 - 6:00 P CBC
2860 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati
Ongoing $20/person
per lesson
A.J. Stephani 513-313-0488  ajstephani@gmail.com
Bridge - Beginner Series II Follow up to basic beginner classes Sat 10-Noon CBC
2860 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati
9/16-10/21 (except 9/30). $50/5 Lessons Potter Orr 513 240-9561 bridge@orrcomputer.com 
Intermediate
Duplicate Bridge - Conventions for Intermediate Players Learn popular conventions and play hands.  2 over 1, DON’T, Montreal Relay, Weak 2’s, Strong 2C, Jacoby, 2NT, 1430, Special X’s, Cue bids, Defensive carding. Sat 1-4 P Northern Kentucky University
Community Connections
http://communityconnections.nku.edu/
Nov 18, Dec 2, 9, 16 $59/4 lessons ($5 Off if you took her prior course Elaine Jarchow 859 816 4581 ejarchow@yahoo.com
Advanced
You Don't Know
%#$! About Finesses
Kinds of finesses (double and triple, backward, ruffing, deep, 2-way, Ann Gallagher, entry, intrafinesse), Probabilities, Applications, and Eschewing). Designed for Life Master level players. Tue 5:00 - 6:45 P CBC
2860 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati
Sep 26 - Oct 10 (6-person minimum)$40/Course or $15/Lesson AJ Stephani 513-313-0488 ajstephani@gmail.com
Advanced  (CBC). Tuesdays, 5:00 - 6:30 (ongoing). This class by invitation only. A.J. Stephani  Tue 5:00 - 6:30 P CBC
2860 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati
Ongoing (By Invitation Only) AJ Stephani 513-313-0488td> ajstephani@gmail.com

Other possible classes at the CBC, but only if there is demand
(6-person minimums):
Participating CBA Teachers

Linda Wolber - Gold Life Master with more than 30 years experience teaching bridge. Contact Linda at e-mail: linda@lindabridge.com    Phone: 513.522.1771 Website: http://www.lindabridge.com/ Potter Orr is an ACBL certified instructor & Club Director. Contact Potter at:
513 240-9561             bridge@orrcomputer.com 
Amy Amy Fisher - Silver Life Master. Contact Amy at 
513 772-1024  amy.fshr@gmail.com
Helen Ogle  Silver Life Master and ACBL Certified Instructor. Contact Helen at:   helenogle@gmail.com  Joe Fisher - Joe is a Gold Life Master and Professor Emeritus from University of Cincinnati (Mathematics). Contact Joe at:  513 772-1024 or jo.fshr@gmail.com    A J Stephani  - AJ is a Gold Life Master, Past President of Unit 124 and Current District 11 Representative to the ACBL Board of Directors.  Contact AJ at 513-313-0488 or e-mail at AJStephani@gmail.com
Rob Weidenfeld    elliedad@conci.rr.com Betty Hurst - Betty is a Silver Life Master and an ACBL certified instructor. Contact Betty at: 
859-869-0599 bh1262@gmail.com
John Meinking John Meinking  - John is a Gold Life Master and current President of Unit 124.  Contact John at jokingme71@gmail.com 




Phyllis Bishop - Phyllis is a Silver Life Master and a beacon for beginning bridge lessons at the CBC. Contact Phyllis at pbb23@fuse.net Cindy Tretter - Cindy is a Silver Life Master.  Contact Cindy at 859-653-4400, cgrammy@yahoo.com Bob Fisk Bob Fisk - Bob is a Gold Life Master, Chair of the CBA Mentor Program, and Bridge Coach and Teacher to dozens of players in Cincinnati. 
Contact Bob at bobsbbcards@gmail.com  (513) 379-5252
Elaine Jarchow Elaine Jarchow -  Elaine is a Silver Life Master, Past President of the NKy Bridge Club, and current member of the Unit Board.  Contact Elaine at ejarchow@yahoo.com Larry Newman - Larry is a Silver Life Master and Chair of the Education Committee for Unit 124.  Contact Larry at ljn.newman@gmail.com Mary Ann Boyle  - Mary Ann is a Silver Life Master.  Contact Mary Ann at: maryannboyle33@gmail.com