Awareness Course - Chaitanya
For people who know the game and want to build confidence

Who should take this course?

Anyone who has completed the
beginner’s course and wants assistance on defense should take this course. You can take this course before/along/after Supervised play. 

 

 

Outcome of this course

You will be able to play live tournaments
at club level. You will be confident of your defense which is one of the areas where communication with partner is important

 

 

How long is this course

18 sessions as given below of 2 hours
each. Classes can be held two or three times a week. Each session comprises 1 hour of lecture and one hour practical.

 

You will get email analysis on deals
played during the course and get additional deals on each topic to practice as homework

 

 

What are the next steps?

You can opt for Awareness Play or take Parisamvad  classes whenever you feel you are ready for it. We recommend a gap of 3 months with regular practice for Parisamvad classes

 

 

Which bidding system will be taught?

The deals and explanation are based on
standard American but we can give explanation of the deal will be bid via
Precision or strong club also

 

 

Do I need a partner for this course?

We strongly recommend taking this
course with a fixed partner. If you don’t have a fixed partner, we will fix you with some other student who does not have a partner or faculty will play with you as partner

 

 

What is the fee for the course?

INR 12,980 (Indian Nationals)

INR 17,700 (Overseas)

Note: Fees are inclusive of all taxes

Awareness
(Based on Learn to Play Bridge 2)

Each session will have one hour lecture followed by practice deals on the topic of the day

Session

Contents

 

1

Introduction to Defense and Opening  Leads against NT Contracts 

 

2

Opening  Leads against NT Contracts  (Continued)- Reviews and Exercises)

 

3

Opening Leads against Trump Contracts

 

4

Opening Leads against Trump Contracts (Reviews and Exercises)

 

5

Third Hand Low and Rule of 11

 

6

Second Hand Low

 

7

Cover an Honour with an Honour

 

8

Attitude Signals

 

9

Count Signals

 

10

Suit Preference Signals

 

11

1NT Responses

 

12

2NT responses

 

13

Take-out Double

 

14

Overcalls and Two suit overcalls

 

15

Suit Combinations

 

16

Suit Combinations (Continued)

 

17

Trump Management

 

18

Trump Management (Continued)