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, choose REGISTER from WELCOME dropbox at the middle top of this page, 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 yleexotee, rich_a or 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. Members able to summon bbo_iac: BabsG, binh123, Curls77, GG_Bridge, gypsy1308, hi bye, jcreech, Kastan88, Rich_a, Yleexotee, zdedo. Feel free contact any of them if you want table in iac filled.
IAC News
Sun, 10-Mar-2019 Clock Change
That dreadful period has arrived. Parts of USA and Canada changed their clock this weekend, Europe will do it only on last weekend of March, then following weekend New Zealand and Australia follow. Some countries as India never change clocks. SO PLEASE learn how many hours you differ from UTC, because we'll always post starting times of lessons and trnys in UTC.
Here at IAC site, UTC is also clock we use, unless you have defined in your profile your time zone and correct daylight settings; in which case you'll see all events shown in your own local time. Make sure you do not lose any lesson or trny you want assist :)
Thu, 28-Feb-2019 DARE TO DECLARE
Angel Blue is going to take a break, Monday's lessons on declarer play are being suspended. We thank Arik for all he taught us and great boards we so much enjoyed.
Practice tourneys will continue, but now on Monday's to keep a slot for Arik's return :)
Upcoming Events
Date Time Teacher Session
Tue 19-Mar-2019 18:00 Dave_G Play and Discuss Session
Wed 20-Mar-2019 19:00 hoki Bid/Play and review session with Hoki
Thu 21-Mar-2019 21:00 jcreech Creecher features
Sat 23-Mar-2019 21:00 OliverC OCP Super-Precision
Mon 25-Mar-2019 19:00 Curls77 Dare to practice? 8 random Dare to Declare lessons from Angel Blue
Tue 26-Mar-2019 18:00 Dave_G Play and Discuss Session
Wed 27-Mar-2019 19:00 gypsy1308 Aussies and Kiwies with us :) Regular trny with Eleanor
Thu 28-Mar-2019 18:00 DonnaS Misunderstandings within pardship? Off they go!
Sat 30-Mar-2019 21:00 OliverC OCP Super-Precision
Thu 04-Apr-2019 22:00 jcreech Creecher features
Sat 06-Apr-2019 21:00 OliverC OCP Super-Precision
Sat 13-Apr-2019 21:00 OliverC OCP Super-Precision
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BabelFish Yahoo Babelfish is an automatic translation facility which will translate this Site into a number of different languages. Please be aware, however, that Bridge has a fairly technical and non-standard vocabulary so some of the translation might seem a little weird. Also, since the whole of the page is translated (ie: including some of the programming code), some of the pages will not display properly and/or may not function properly if viewed in anything other than English.