Upcoming September Events at Essex Bridge Center

Upcoming September Events at Essex Bridge Center

Yes, we are OPEN on Monday Afternoon, September 2 (Labor Day)
Open and 499 games

Yes, are are OPEN on Monday Afternoon, September 30 (Rosh Hashannah)
Open and 499 games


Please be Scent-sitive!
Many people are allergic to heavy scents.
Please consider wearing less or lighter perfume, cologne, after shave, scented lotion, and scented soap.
Our respiratory systems thank you!


Beginner Bridge starts on Monday, September 9th!
Tell Your Friends!

Morning Session:   9:10am – 11:40am
Evening Session:   6:30pm – 9:00pm
Identical sessions

Lessons 1 – 6 are FREE!

Have your friends contact Meagan Powell at


International Fund Game

NOT Thursday Afternoon, September 12

Thursday EVENING, September 12
Open and 299 Games
1/2 Red and 1/2 Black Points
No Extra Card Fees


Club Championship Week
Monday, September 16 – Saturday, September 21
All Open and 499 games and Thursday Eve 299 game
Extra Black Points, No Extra Card Fees

Open Stratified Swiss Teams
   Friday Evening, Sept 20
   6:00pm Pizza Supper  6:30pm Game

299 Swiss Teams
   Saturday Afternoon, Sept 21
   12:00 noon Lunch   12:30pm Game


Comprehensive Lessons with Alan Powell
1NT Forcing and 2-over-1
Mid-Intermediate and Intermediate Players
Wednesday Mornings,  9:30am – 11:30am
$15 No Partner Necessary

Sept 11   1NT Forcing – Part I
Sept 18   1NT Forcing – Part II
Sept 25   Supervised Play on 1NT Forcing
Oct 2       Roman KeyCard Blackwood
Oct 9      No Workshop
Oct 16    2-Over-1 – Part I
Oct 23    2-Over-1 – Part II
Oct 30    2-Over-1 – Part III
Nov 6     Supervised Play on 2-Over-1


Saturday Morning Workshops with Roz Powell
Low-Mid Intermediate Players
Saturday Mornings: 9:00am – 11:15am
$15 No Partner Necessary

Sept 21   Weak Two Preemptive Bids – Part I
Sept 28   Weak Two Preemptive Bids – Part II
Oct 5       Higher-Level Preemptive Bids:  3- and 4-Level Bids
Oct 12      No Workshop
Oct 19     Basic Ace-Asking Conventions
Oct 26    Mega-Hand 2C Openers – Part I
Nov 2      No Workshop
Nov 9      Mega-Hand 2C Openers – Part II
Nov 16    Mega-Hand 2C Openers – Part III
Nov 23    Other Strong Openers:
                   The Jump in Suit and the JumpShift