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
Wed, 13-May-2020 IAC Membership and BBO Issues
Do you want to apply for IAC membership? Please click the WELCOME at the top middle of this page (and choose REGISTER from the drop down list). We request that you complete all the fields -- your bbo nick_name, actual name, email address, time zone, DST region. If you are new to BBO and a current member in good standing recommends you, IAC will wave the other acceptance requirements (posted in IAC COC page).
Once you are accepted, do go register at IAC forums as well : http://iac.pigpen.org.uk/smf/index.php

Most lessons in IAC will use voice feature. To be able hear, make sure you are logged into bbo with its latest V3 version: https://www.bridgebase.com/v3/, thru browser (apps do not transmit it).
Watch useful videos how to get around V3, find IAC room, join tournaments etc at: IAC Youtube Channel

We are fast nearing the point where we must give up BBO Version 2. Currently, if you log in with the old version (V2), you will see no players (logged in with V3) who have left the main area to play in "Casual", and of course no tables on that server either. So unless you are playing with friends who are all using V2, you are seriously limiting the number of players you will interact with by continuing to use the older version. The only way for players on the old version to see players who log into V3, is if the "new version" players stay in the main area (that is don't leave by clicking on "casual").
Sun, 18-Oct-2020 BridgeWorld Quiz and other Monster Point news!
Veeree scored top (760) this past contest followed by DickHy (740) with BabsG and JCreech close behind at 730. December's Quiz is available ..You can find the quiz at BridgeWorld , and submit your answers in the IAC forum -- you must register in the IAC Forum to participate : IAC Forum. 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 Dec 2020 quiz deadline is November 10 at 9 am edst .

Tue, 29-Sep-2020 And oh well, clock change time has arrived
Please note that New Zealand has already changed the clock, and it will affect start time of Hoki and gypsy's Wednesday sessions. Please check the time here at IAC site and follow instructions given by BBO mail - do not miss it :)
TRY know how you differ from UTC, we can not publish local times for all places in the Earth.
And while here, are you guys OK, can you cope with lockdowns and consequences. Speak to us, help us find when some friendly trnys or other events can help you cope. STAY SAFE, STAY WELL.
Upcoming Events
Date Time Teacher Session
Sun 25-Oct-2020 19:00 oceanss IAC Survivor
Tue 27-Oct-2020 19:00 djc11 Trippy Tuesday Trny
Wed 28-Oct-2020 19:00 gypsy1308 IAC Fun Wednesday :) Regular trny with Eleanor
Thu 29-Oct-2020 20:00 jcreech Creecher features V3
Fri 30-Oct-2020 19:05 oceanss You know what? This slot is something exciting - can be ind, or swiss teams or weirdo howell - join
Sat 31-Oct-2020 18:15 antepa Mythical IAC Pairs Tourney
Sun 01-Nov-2020 11:00 djc11 IAC Sunday Funday Tourney
Sun 08-Nov-2020 11:00 djc11 IAC Sunday Funday Tourney
Sun 15-Nov-2020 11:00 djc11 IAC Sunday Funday Tourney
Sun 22-Nov-2020 11:00 djc11 IAC Sunday Funday Tourney
Sun 29-Nov-2020 11:00 djc11 IAC Sunday Funday Tourney
Sun 06-Dec-2020 11:00 djc11 IAC Sunday Funday Tourney
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This is the front page of the IAC Site.

The Menu down the left-hand side will help you to navigate to other parts of the site. The front page displays an introduction, Latest News items and the Teaching / Tourney Schedule for the current week.

If you see \"Guest User\" in the top right-hand corner, that means you need to register on the site in order to be able to take full advantage of what it offers. Just click on Register underneath, provide your details. You need to be registered and logged on to use certain parts of the time.

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The way this site works, times should be displayed to you in your own local time. For this to work, we need to know your Time Zone and Daylight Savings settings. Times are stored on the site in GMT/UTC and if you do not specify these settings, that is what you will see. For times to be displayed in your local time, you also need to be registered on the site and logged into the Site.

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.