Common Mistakes in Bidding

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Beginning December 30th, receive a new Common Mistakes in Bidding lesson video every week for ten weeks.

Continuing her popular series of Common Mistakes in Bridge, Tina McVeigh will guide you through the most common bidding mistakes she has seen her students make again and again over the years and teach you how to avoid making them yourself.

Tina McVeigh is one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed bridge teachers, who has represented NZ as a member of the national women’s team. She travels frequently, teaching bridge to both new and experienced players within NZ and overseas.  Her Christchurch bridge club, House of Cards, established in 1999, is renowned for its high-quality teaching. Tina’s unique teaching style is fun and highly interactive.

Lessons

Who is the boss? Hand 2

Author: Tina McVeigh

You have barely enough points to make a bid at all. You really don’t want to encourage partner to bid game, do you? Do you promise more strength every time you bid?

This lesson will become available on January 3, 2021.

Be Competitive!

Author: Tina McVeigh

Are you sometimes nervous about bidding? Worried about breaking the rules? Let’s talk about using the auction to help.

This lesson will become available on January 3, 2021.

Law Raise

Author: Tina McVeigh

What do you think about after your partner makes an overcall? Do you need lots of points or just trumps?

This lesson will become available on January 6, 2021.

First Response

Author: Tina McVeigh

Do you sometimes make a bid specifically to show your points? Maybe you can give partner more information.

This lesson will become available on January 10, 2021.

Double, No Trouble

Author: Tina McVeigh

As the auction progresses, you discover more and more about partner’s hand and you should constantly re-evaluate your own hand.

This lesson will become available on January 13, 2021.

Misfits

Author: Tina McVeigh

By the time the auction has reached the third round, you are usually in a
good position to decide the final contract. Ask yourself whether your hand has improved during the auction.

This lesson will become available on January 17, 2021.

Wrong Game

Author: Tina McVeigh

It is so easy to focus solely on your own hand. You should always try very hard to visualise partner’s hand as clearly as possible

This lesson will become available on January 20, 2021.

To Force or Not?

Author: Tina McVeigh

Be wise and consider what you know about partner before you make a bid.

This lesson will become available on January 24, 2021.

Tell the Truth!

Author: Tina McVeigh

What do you think is the most important? Telling partner about your points or your shape?

This lesson will become available on January 27, 2021.