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 assist to IAC lessons, be awarded IAC Masterpoints or take part in Club competitions if you are a Member.

If you have a question, feel free contact on BBO any of our administrators, listed in *About IAC* page, or mail us at: IAC.at.BBO@gmail.com
IAC News
Mon, 01-Feb-2021 BBO - NEWS
BBO is now only available on the newest (non-flash) version.
In the new version our "bbo_iac" user can neither call out privately to members OR more importantly, add new members to our private club. What this means, is that any teaching sessions held in the IAC private club area cannot be reached by our new members. Therefore, IAC mentors have been asked to open their sessions in the Public Club named "Lesson" that has the description of "Intermediate and Advanced Bridge Club" until further notice.

In the meantime, please check these sources for information about our club activities -
* The IAC Website weekly calendar
* The IAC Forum at IAC Forum
* Our YouTube site at IAC YouTube Site
* IAC 2/1 Standard System notes at https://tinyurl.com/jyw73px

We will keep members informed of any changes to this procedure.

Sunsetting the MP Reward Program

As many members are aware, when IAC first started doing competitive events; an incentive program to award Monster Points was devised to reward members for participating in IAC tournaments and team games. The goal was to increase member activity and it was quite successful -- especially when we were able to hold 4 or 5 team games in a day. At this time the Admin group has decided that the need for this program is outweighed by the effort necessary to maintain it. As such, Monster Points for tournaments and team games will no longer be tracked.
Sun, 28-Feb-2021 Clock change
Please note that Daylight Saving Time (DST) will affect our clocks.
* Europe on Sunday, March 28, 2021.
* USA and Canada on March 14, 2021.
* Australia and New Zealand on Sunday, April 4, 2021.

If you IAC account here is set right, you will see all starting times displayed in your local time. If you are not logged in, the times are displayed in UTC (Universal Time Clock).

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Wednesday slots: Eleanor and Hoki are on vacation, Wed Fun tournaments and lessons are restarting on April 3rd
Sun, 28-Feb-2021 BridgeWorld Quiz!
Don't miss the monthly MSC quiz. You can find the quiz at BridgeWorld , and submit your answers in the IAC Forum. . You must register in the IAC Forum to participate. You may submit your answers online and then either post your answers in the forum or send them privately to Masse24.

Join the discussions in the IAC Forum and enter the next quiz -- ask your frequent partner to join also. How many answers will you and partner agree with each other and with the experts? The April 2021 quiz deadline is March 10 at 9 am edst .

Upcoming Events
Date Time Teacher Session
Fri 05-Mar-2021 19:15 oceanss Happy Friday - IAC pairs tourney
Sat 06-Mar-2021 19:16 antepa IAC Mythical Swiss Teams, non goulash
Sun 07-Mar-2021 12:00 djc11 IAC Sunday Funday Tourney
19:15 oceanss IAC Survivor, lets show the world : )
Mon 08-Mar-2021 19:00 poco1 DARE DEFEND + review with poco1
Tue 09-Mar-2021 20:00 Wackojack Wacko Work-Out play & discuss V3
Thu 11-Mar-2021 19:00 DonnaS Misunderstandings within pardship? Off they go!
Fri 12-Mar-2021 19:16 oceanss Happy Friday - IAC Swiss Teams
Sat 13-Mar-2021 19:15 antepa Mythical IAC Howell Tourney
Sun 14-Mar-2021 12:00 djc11 IAC Sunday Funday Tourney
19:15 oceanss IAC Survivor, lets show the world : )
Mon 15-Mar-2021 19:00 poco1 DARE DEFEND + review with poco1
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