Class Schedule  Fall/Winter 2017/2018 – Check back as classes are continuously added

“Play Like a Pro” a new class by Mick Riccio

Beginning Bridge with Marjean Larson 
Tell you bridge-curious friends.  Class starts on November 2 and will be held every Monday and Thursday thru December 4th.  This is a 9 week course.  9:15 to 11:30 at DBC.  Cost is $100, plus $15 for text.  Save your seat by e/mailing Marjean at or call  760 409 9433.  You can also reserve your spot by mailing a check to Marjean at 53 LaCosta Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA  92270.
Advancing Beginner to Intermediate —  8—Week Series – $120.00 • Textbook $20.00 (Drop-In with Instructor permission—$25.00) The cost of this class is generously subsidized by the Coachella Valley Bridge Foundation, dba Duncan Bridge Center.
Advance registration please to: or phone 541 264 5708
Thursdays, January 11 —March 1, 2018 9:30 a.m.—11:30 a.m.
  • Opening Leads Against Notrump & Suit Contracts
  • Second Hand Low
  • Third Hand High
  • Cover an Honor Defensive Signals
  • Making a Plan
  • Developing Defensive Tricks . . And much more!


 A Series of Classes with Glenna Shannahan
1)  January – Mon & Wed beginning Monday Jan15th,  ending Wed, Jan 31st  for your 6 session Major Suit Raises:  Intermediate to Advanced players who want to improve their game.  The class will cover: Limit,  Preemptive and Cuebid Raises which will solidify your basic game. Jacoby 2NT and Splinters will take your game to the next level.  Cost $140 includes $10 for handouts
2)  February – Mon & Wed Beginning Monday Feb 12th, ending Wed Feb 28th for your 6 session Doubles Class- There are 13 basic doubles used in Bridge. We will focus only on the most often used and needed doubles. We will polish your Take out doubles and negative doubles and introduce you to Support, Reopening, Lead directing and more. Defense is easier when we are familiar with these rather than trying to figure it all out at the table. This class will greatly improve your game.
 Cost $140 includes $10 for handouts
3)  March – Mon & Wed 12th, 14th, 19th,  26th, and 29th. 5 sessions Slam Bidding Class-   Slam Bidding beyond Blackwood. Reached by Power, Controls and Shape. How to know when to look for a slam,  how and when to use Blackwood or Gerber and Control Showing Bids are a must in Successful Slam Bidding.
 Cost $125 includes $10 for handouts
All classes are scheduled to start at 9:30AM and end at 11:30AM.
Glenna’s contact info is:
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