“Ten Steps to Basic Bridge,” a series of lessons for beginning Bridge players, starts on Wednesday evening, May 11, 2022, and meets twice weekly on Monday & Wednesday evenings through June 15, 2022. You’ll learn Bridge from the ground up with Standard American bidding. By the end of the series, you’ll be ready to play in social games and entry-level duplicate games.
Space is limited to 20 students.
What’s all this?
We’re announcing a series of lessons for beginning Bridge players: “Ten Steps to Basic Bridge” beginning May 11, 2022. Your instructor is David Dailey, who has been playing Bridge since 2012 and teaching the game since 2017.
You’ll learn Bridge from the ground up using Standard American bidding. This fast-paced series assumes no prior cardplaying experience, so it’s good for raw beginners as well as for players who want to get back into the game using modern methods. Experienced players are welcome to join us for individual lessons. The full syllabus for this lesson series can be found at this link.
When you complete this series, you will be ready to play Bridge in social games as well as in introductory Duplicate games. Seattle Bridge Center offers a Rookie Duplicate game on Tuesday evenings; students are strongly encouraged to observe the game while they are taking lessons.
You can take the lessons by yourself or with a partner. You’ll meet several new players along the way.
Lesson fees are collected on a pay-as-you-go basis. You can stop or return at any time.
– $10 per person per lesson (includes each lesson’s materials)
– $5 for ages 19-25
– $Free for ages 18 & under
– Cash is best
Class materials for missed lessons are available at $3 per lesson (free for 18 & under).
Classes are held at Seattle Bridge Center, 1539 NE 145th Street, Seattle WA 98125. We are a half-mile east of Interstate 5 at Exit 175 for NE 145th Street. We share a parking lot with the QFC supermarket and Dollar Tree store on the southeast corner of 15th Ave NE and NE 145th St. If you are facing the entrance to the Dollar Tree store, turn to your right and you will be facing our front door.
We have plenty of free parking. The intersection of 15th Ave NE and NE 145th St is served throughout the evening by Metro routes 65, 73, 347, and 348, and by other routes (64, 308, and 373) in the early evening.
This series begins on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, and meets twice weekly (Monday and Wednesday evenings) through June 15.
Each class begins at 7pm and runs until 9:30pm. We start right at 7pm to make the best use of your time. Our doors are usually open by 6:45pm at the latest. Light snacks are provided; food is also available nearby at the Burger King restaurant or the QFC deli counter.
Please let us know if you’re planning to attend so we can be sure to prepare enough copies of the lesson materials.
Questions? Send email to SeattleBridgeCenter@gmail.com or leave a message for David at 206/336-3428.
If you’d like to watch a game of Duplicate Bridge live and in person, please join us Tuesday evenings for Rookie Duplicate, where spectators are always welcome. The game starts at 7pm; please arrive 10 minutes ahead of game time to get settled in.
The complete and current schedule for Rookie Duplicate games and for the beginner lessons can be found by visiting www.SeattleBridgeCenter.net then following the link for “Schedule and Results.”
Seattle Bridge Center requires proof of vaccination against COVID-19. You can email your proof ahead of time, or bring it to the first lesson. No proof? No entry. If you already have submitted your information to Seattle Bridge Center, you do not need to submit it again for this lesson series.
We sit in close proximity for long periods of time. We follow mask mandates when they are in effect, and we may continue to require masks even after mandates expire.