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
Sun, 14-Oct-2018 Daylight Saving Time
Europe changes clock on Oct 28th, while USA does it week later on Nov 4th; while Australia and New Zealand already went thru the change. Pls keep in mind that not all teachers follow DST, so pls note UTC time of all IAC events and calculate how much you differ from it.

Angel Blue will be away until Nov 5th, when we all are on "same" clock again, to avoid confusions. Make sure u practice "Dare to Declare", same time and place on Mondays & Fridays :)
Fri, 12-Oct-2018 OliverC Session Postponed
OliverC apologises but his session tonight (13th October) will have to be postponed until next week (20th October).
Mon, 24-Sep-2018 Yay, Chick is back!
The IAC welcomes Chick (Cornelia Yoder) for a season of excellent weekly bridge instruction. Chick is an expert player and teacher, as well as an artist, cartographer, and glider pilot. Please check out Cornelia’s website at:
Chick plans run several mini-sets of lessons on various subjects. In this first set of, her focus will be “Visualizing the Cards Around the Table: What is the bidding saying or not saying?” And who doesn’t want to know what their opponents and partner hold before starting play?
Chick will be starting her sessions on October 2nd and continuing for 4 Tuesdays from 5:45 to 6:45 PM ET, 21:45 utc, 11:45 pm cet. Audio (necessary) can be accessed on the following link: (Cornelia does NOT use BBO voice).
Upcoming Events
Date Time Teacher Session
Wed 17-Oct-2018 19:00 hoki Bid/Play and review session with Hoki
Fri 19-Oct-2018 17:00 Curls77 Dare to Practice trny - 8brd preset contracts
Sat 20-Oct-2018 21:00 OliverC OCP Super-Precision
Sun 21-Oct-2018 17:00 binh123 PRIME TIME Individual Fun
Mon 22-Oct-2018 17:00 Curls77 Dare to Practice trny - 8brd preset contracts
Tue 23-Oct-2018 18:00 Dave_G Play and Discuss Session
21:45 Chick Visualizing the Cards Around the Table: What is the bidding saying or not saying?
Wed 24-Oct-2018 17:00 binh123 IAC PRIME TIME Trny
Fri 26-Oct-2018 17:00 Curls77 Dare to Practice trny - 8brd preset contracts
Sun 28-Oct-2018 17:00 binh123 PRIME TIME Individual Fun
Mon 29-Oct-2018 17:00 Curls77 Dare to Practice trny - 8brd preset contracts
23:00 W_O_B Wisskers On Bridge
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