NVBA Unit game lectures

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dd-mm-yy Presenter Type Topic
12-Jan-06 Jeff Roman Bidding Valuing highly distributional hands
12-Apr-07 John Mason Declarer Plan your play!
02-Aug-07 Jeff Roman Conventions Lebensohl Part 1
30-Jan-08 Marvin Raines Defense Opening Leads
10-Nov-11 Bob Boyd Bidding Common sense hand evaluation 1
17-Nov-11 Bob Boyd Bidding Common sense hand evaluation 2
24-Nov-11 Bob Boyd Bidding Common sense hand evaluation 3
13-Sep-12 Eric Poskanzer Conventions Doubles and redoubles
18-Oct-12 Eric Poskanzer Bidding 3rd and 4th seat openers
01-Nov-12 Marvin Raines Bidding The Rule of 22
04-Dec-12 Marvin Raines Bidding Losing Trick Count
24-Jan-13 Marvin Raines Defense Opening Leads Against Suits
09-Feb-13 Marvin Raines Misc Claims and Revokes
20-Feb-13 Marvin Raines Misc Logic and Inferences 1
07-Mar-13 Eric Poskanzer Conventions Michaels cue bids
25-Apr-13 Marvin Raines Misc Logic and Inferences 2
16-May-13 Kevin O'Brien Bidding To bid or not?
11-Jul-13 Kevin O'Brien Defense Opening Leads 1
18-Jul-13 Kevin O'Brien Defense Opening Leads 2
18-Jul-13 Kevin O'Brien Defense Opening Leads 3
12-Sep-13 Kevin O'Brien Defense Planning the defense
10-Oct-13 George Parkins Declarer What your cards tell you
17-Oct-13 George Parkins Declarer What the auction tells you
24-Oct-13 Steve Reed Declarer Trump Management
07-Nov-13 Kevin O'Brien Declarer Managing your entries
14-Nov-13 Kevin O'Brien Declarer Crossruffing
21-Nov-13 Kevin O'Brien Declarer Establishing a long suit
05-Dec-13 Kevin O'Brien Declarer Eliminating losers 1
26-Dec-13 Kevin O'Brien Declarer Eliminating losers 2
24-Jul-14 Kevin O'Brien Defense Basic standard signals
12-Feb-15 Kevin O'Brien Conventions Jacoby transfers
19-Feb-15 Kevin O'Brien Conventions Stayman
23-Apr-15 Kevin O'Brien Strategy Swiss Teams 1
30-Apr-15 Kevin O'Brien Strategy Swiss Teams 2
14-May-15 Kevin O'Brien Defense Defending against NT
08-Oct-15 Kevin O'Brien Bidding Bidding over weak 2's
15-Oct-15 Howard Stevens Misc Team game strategy
22-Oct-15 Kevin O'Brien Bidding Preempts and responses
29-Oct-15 Kevin O'Brien Bidding Bidding over preempts
12-Nov-15 Kevin O'Brien Conventions Splinter bids
03-Mar-16 Kevin O'Brien Misc Convention card overview
06-Mar-19 Marty Bley Bidding Oscar the Opener
13-Mar-19 Marty Bley Bidding Olivia the Overcaller
20-Mar-19 Marty Bley Bidding Rita the Responder
27-Mar-19 Marty Bley Bidding Adam the Advancer
04-Apr-19 Ron Kral Conventions Help suit game tries
11-Apr-19 Ron Kral Conventions Jacoby transfers
02-May-19 Bob Boyd Misc Hand evaluation Part 1
16-May-19 Bob Boyd Misc Hand evaluation Part 2
30-May-19 Bob Boyd Misc Hand evaluation Part 3
06-Jun-19 David Lindley Bidding Preempts Part 1
13-Jun-19 David Lindley Bidding Preempts Part 2
27-Jun-19 David Lindley Bidding Preempts Part 3
25-Jul-19 Joe Hertz Ethics Infrequently asked questions
01-Aug-19 Joe Hertz Ethics Infrequently asked questions
08-Aug-19 Ron Kral Bidding The most important bid in bridge
15-Aug-19 Eric Poskanzer Bidding Captain of the Auction
22-Aug-19 Eric Poskanzer Bidding 3rd/4th seat openers
29-Aug-19 Eric Poskanzer Conventions 2♣ Openers and Responses
05-Sep-19 Howard Stevens Misc Team game strategy
12-Sep-19 Eric Poskanzer Misc Improving Your Game
19-Sep-19 NO LECTURE Janet Gookin Memorial
26-Sep-19 Marty Bley Declarer Maximizing your tricks Part 1
03-Oct-19 Ross Bley Declarer Maximizing your tricks Part 2
10-Oct-19 NO LECTURE 8 is enough team game
dd-mm-yy Presenter Type Topic
17-Oct-19 Marty Bley Misc Q and A on hands
24-Oct-19 Ron Kral Bidding Overcalls
31-Oct-19 Marty Bley Declarer Q and A on hands
07-Nov-19 Marty Bley Declarer Doubles
14-Nov-19 David Lindley Bidding One minor opening bids and responses
21-Nov-19 David Lindley Bidding Inverted minors
28-Nov-19 NO LECTURE Thanksgiving
05-Dec-19 Marty Bley Declarer Counting Tricks
12-Dec-19 Marty Bley Declarer Lead TOWARDS an honor
19-Dec-19 NO LECTURE Holiday party
26-Dec-19 NO LECTURE No presenter
02-Jan-20 Neal McKinney Bidding Opening Hand Evaluation
09-Jan-20 Ron Kral Etiquette Do's and Don'ts at the table
16-Jan-20 George Parkins Declarer Take all your chances
23-Jan-20 Terry Jones Bidding Hand Evaluation by Responder after Partner Opens 1 of a Major
30-Jan-20 David Lindley Declarer All about finessing
06-Feb-20 Joe Hertz Bidding Forcing Sequences by Opener
13-Feb-20 Ron Kral Bidding Responding to weak 2 opening bids
20-Feb-20 Marty Bley Declarer Trick Questions
27-Feb-20 Ron Kral Bidding What to do when they preempt
05-Mar-20 David Goldfrank Bidding Drury
12-Mar-20 NO LECTURE GAME CANCELED: Coronavirus
19-Mar-20 NO LECTURE GAME CANCELED: Coronavirus
26-Mar-20 NO LECTURE GAME CANCELED: Coronavirus
02-Apr-20 NO LECTURE GAME CANCELED: Coronavirus
09-Apr-20 NO LECTURE GAME CANCELED: Coronavirus
16-Apr-20 NO LECTURE GAME CANCELED: Coronavirus
23-Apr-20 NO LECTURE GAME CANCELED: Coronavirus
30-Apr-20 NO LECTURE GAME CANCELED: Coronavirus
07-May-20 Joe Hertz Bidding When to open 2C
14-May-20 NO LECTURE GAME CANCELED: Coronavirus
21-May-20 Joe Hertz Misc Learn to use BBO
28-May-20 TBD TBD TBD
04-Jun-20 TBD TBD TBD
11-Jun-20 Joe Hertz TBD
18-Jun-20 TBD TBD TBD
25-Jun-20 TBD TBD TBD
02-Jul-20 NO LECTURE CLOSED - Reston regional
09-Jul-20 Ron Kral Misc Bridge by the numbers
16-Jul-20 Ron Kral Misc Bridge by the numbers
23-Jul-20 Ron Kral Misc Bridge by the numbers
30-Jul-20 TBD TBD TBD
06-Aug-20 TBD TBD TBD
13-Aug-20 TBD TBD TBD
20-Aug-20 TBD TBD TBD
27-Aug-20 TBD TBD TBD
03-Sep-20 TBD TBD TBD
10-Sep-20 Jeff Roman MISC 'The Rules' (and why we put them in quotation marks).
17-Sep-20 Jeff Roman
24-Sep-20 Jeff Roman Bidding Reverses
01-Oct-20 Jeff Roman Misc Questions and Answers
08-Oct-20 Jeff Roman Bidding Takeout doubles and the bids that come after them
15-Oct-20 Jeff Roman
22-Oct-20 Jeff Roman
29-Oct-20 Jeff Roman
05-Nov-20 Jeff Roman Misc Counting as the Declarer
12-Nov-20 Jeff Roman Misc Counting as a Defender
19-Nov-20 Jeff Roman Misc More Counting as a Defender
26-Nov-20 NO LECTURE CLOSED - Thanksgiving
03-Dec-20 Jeff Roman
10-Dec-20 NO LECTURE Holiday Party
17-Dec-20 Jeff Roman
24-Dec-20 NO LECTURE CLOSED - Christmas Eve
31-Dec-20 NO LECTURE CLOSED - New Year's Eve