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. Feel free contact any of IAC TDs and Admins if you want table in iac filled, they are listed at: http://iac.pigpen.org.uk/iac.php
IAC News
Thu, 05-Dec-2019 Happy volunteer day ! :)
BBO will hold special fun event, as TY to all volunteers, that help in any area of BBO, clubs included. If you are one of them, please plan to join this Saturday, Dec 7 at 1900utc, 2pm NY, 8pm Paris. To avoid colision, Ian's Sat trny will not be held this week, but do not miss his Sunday trny!
Thu, 28-Nov-2019 Poco´s Play Problems - Tuesday
Next Poco's mentoring session is on December 4th. An IAC exclusive tournament, 8 super interesting boards, at 1900 UTC, 2pm eastern, 8pm cet. After the trny, Colin will run review at his table in IAC.
Colin is so nice to attach the PDF file with hands from lessons in IAC forums, find them at: Poco's Problems
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On the weeks of Poco's Problems, Mondays will not have Dare trny, but instead a SURVIVOR. It will start as IAC exclusive, but 5 mins before start we'll open to whole bbo with 90% TCR. Don't be shy: come, play and win, show to all BBO world how great players IACers are :) This trny will also be followed by postmortem at poco1's table in IAC.
All those sessions promise be fun and very instructive, and we hope will get great audience :) Please join it with latest html bbo version, https://www.bridgebase.com/v3/ to be able to hear commentary.
Wed, 27-Nov-2019 BBO Talk and Tools are working as of today! Yea!!
NOV 29: All our club activities can resume normally -- hopefully future changes by BBO won't break them again. We can now add approved new members, call out for only IAC members when subs are needed, and remind only club members of upcoming events. Support the club -- come join a tourney or team game soon or just set your friendly game up in the club area.
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Tue, 26-Nov-2019 IAC & Master Solvers Club - Answers due Dec 10th
All IAC members are welcome to participate in monthly Master Solvers Club, running in IAC forums (please do not forget you MUST be registered at IAC forums as well as here at IAC site to be able to post). Since last reset of Monster Points, we will now award best MSC achievers as well.
Many more IACers joined last time, ty so much! Hopefully many more join the January 2020 competition which is open now, pass by IAC forums and participate, deadline is December 10 at 9:00 a.m. :) IAC MSC .
Upcoming Events
Date Time Teacher Session
Mon 09-Dec-2019 19:00 Curls77 Dare to practice? 8 Declarer problems based on Angel Blue lessons
Wed 11-Dec-2019 19:00 gypsy1308 Aussies and Kiwies with us :) Regular trny with Eleanor
Thu 12-Dec-2019 22:00 jcreech Creecher features
Sat 14-Dec-2019 19:00 Ian84 Saturday Sizzler - 8 board - Pairs IMP tourney
22:00 OliverC OCP Super-Precision (Precision Club Practice Tourney)
Sun 15-Dec-2019 09:30 djc11 Special Asia-Pacific IAC Trny
18:30 Ian84 Serious Sunday - 16 board - Pairs MP tourney
Mon 16-Dec-2019 19:00 Curls77 Dare to practice? 8 Declarer problems based on Angel Blue lessons
Tue 17-Dec-2019 19:00 poco1 Poco´s Play Problems : trny followed by review in IAC
Wed 18-Dec-2019 19:00 gypsy1308 Aussies and Kiwies with us :) Regular trny with Eleanor
Sat 21-Dec-2019 19:00 Ian84 Saturday Sizzler - 8 board - Pairs IMP tourney
21:00 OliverC OCP Super-Precision (Asking Bids (Intro))
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