BBO Intermediate / Advanced Club

This is the website for the BBO Intermediate / Advanced Club, a private Teaching club on Bridgebase Online.

If you are a member of IAC, please Sign In each time you visit the site. All the dates/times shown on this site are shown in your local time, but that will only be the case if you have shown your TimeZone and Daylight Saving settings in your Site Profile and are signed into the site. Moreover you can only be awarded IAC Masterpoints or take part in Club competitions if you are a Member.
FOR NEW MEMBERS: To join IAC, simply register on the site, no applications sent in bbo will be considered. Your nickname (equal here to your BBO nickname) must be at least 6 months old and you must have at least 200 logins. Also, we will check your activity in MyHands, where you need 100+ hands played per month and decent average score, so you'll match skill level of our members. If some of those criterias you do not meet, to avoid rejection, pls await couple of months and apply then.
Important: If your pard or friend is an IAC member and wants to recommend you, pls have them bbo_mail Curls77; you will skip the check-up procedure. TY :) Please keep in mind that bbo_iac nick is used by several people, IAC Admins and TDs. Not all will be able make a follow up of some your quest, best is to get name of person you spoke with and talk with them directly.
IAC News
Wed, 12-Sep-2018 New IAC Trnys
Binh123 is now hosting trnys on Wednesdays when Hoki is not giving lessons, at 1700 utc, 1pm NY, 7pm Paris.
And very new, fun event is on Sundays, IAC PRIME TIME Individual trny, same time: 1700 utc, 1pm NY, 7pm Paris. Thanks Benji!
Wed, 05-Sep-2018 Teachers' Summer breaks and returns
Wonderful news, Hoki is already back! Please join his trny followed by review every 1st Wed of month, and play & discuss session, every 3rd Wed of month. Both at 1900 UTC, 3pm edt, 9pm Paris.

Dave Greenough (Dave G), a top Canadian player and runner-up in the 2016 Canadian Senior's Teams Championship, will be returning to the IAC on Tuesday, September 11 at 2:00 PM Eastern for his weekly Play and Discuss sessions. Dave emphasizes paying attention to the process rather than focusing on singular results. Dave will be using BBO audio so please login on the web version. BabsG will be the table host. Join in for some fun!
Note: There will not be Dave's lesson on OCT 2nd, because Dave plays in Ottawa's tournament, we wish him best of luck! :)

Angel Blue will be away until Oct 15. Make sure u practice "Dare to Declare" during summer, same time and place on Mondays & Fridays :)

And of course last, but not least, hard working to improve our skills, OliverC never stopped his Saturday's OCP lessons, warm TY !h
Tue, 21-Aug-2018 Lesson by Marc Smith
Marc Smith, winning bridge player, columnist, coach and writer of many bridge books; an experienced teacher of students from beginner to very experienced partnerships, and a bidding theorist and a member of the expert bidding panel for numerous magazines worldwide, was so kind to give us 3rd lesson on "Planning the Play".
Notes from lessons and Marc's announcements about his classes are available in: this topic in IAC Forums. If you are not yet registered there, please do it now.
Upcoming Events
Date Time Teacher Session
Sun 23-Sep-2018 17:00 binh123 PRIME TIME Individual Fun
Mon 24-Sep-2018 17:00 Curls77 Dare to Practice trny - 8brd preset contracts
23:00 W_O_B Wisskers On Bridge
Tue 25-Sep-2018 18:00 Dave_G Play and Discuss Session
Wed 26-Sep-2018 17:00 binh123 IAC PRIME TIME Trny
Sat 29-Sep-2018 21:00 OliverC OCP Super-Precision
Sun 30-Sep-2018 17:00 binh123 PRIME TIME Individual Fun
Wed 03-Oct-2018 19:00 hoki 8 Board Teaching Tournament followed by Review of the hands in the IAC room
Sat 06-Oct-2018 21:00 OliverC OCP Super-Precision
Sun 07-Oct-2018 17:00 binh123 PRIME TIME Individual Fun
Tue 09-Oct-2018 18:00 Dave_G Play and Discuss Session
Wed 10-Oct-2018 17:00 binh123 IAC PRIME TIME Trny
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