Introduction to the Fun and Fundamentals of Bridge

Course Dates: 
6 weeks: January 11, 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15, 2018
Thursdays, 2-4 p.m.
Peter Schoen
Course Catalogs: 
2018 Winter

The fundamentals of the challenging game of bridge will be introduced in an easy-to-understand and fun format. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of bridge, including bidding, defense, declarer play, strategies for winning, how to play a hand, and bridge etiquette. Bridge is a social game that can be played at home with friends, as well as in competitive groups. The course will include actual playing of hands. The most popular card game in the world, bridge is an activity for all ages, and famous players include Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, President Eisenhower, Omar Sharif, and Chico Marx. Recommended text: Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction by Audrey Grant, ISBN-13: 978-0939460908.

Course Outline

Peter Schoen ( is an American Contract Bridge League certified bridge director who has been playing bridge for more than 35 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree from New York University and master's degree from Florida International University. Peter was a licensed nursing home administrator.