Newcomer Game w/mini-lesson

Teacher    Bob Gaudet


St Camillus, Arlington:  

Thursdays, 9:30 to 11:30 AM, 9 hands/boards per session.  

Newcomer Game w/mini-lesson:      

Each session begins with a mini-lesson for about 20 minutes – followed by a Newcomer Duplicate Game of 9 hands/boards. 

This is another educational opportunity so you can use any notes that you have -- even ask questions when you get "stuck".  

We do allow extra time to play the hands in the Newcomer Game

(10 + minutes per hand). 


At the end of each game, the winners will be awarded masterpoints.   The cost is $ 10.



2020 Bridge Lessons with Kim Gilman


Jan. - June 2020

Bridge Lessons with Kim Gilman


Click here for all dates, topics, and costs.


“Take All Your Tricks”

Advanced Beginners and Up

January/February Tuesday afternoons, 1:00 - 3:00


This 6-week course will showcase the classic techniques you need to take every trick possible, from both the Declarer’s and Defenders’ points of view. Six weeks, Jan. 7 - Feb. 11th.

“Counting & Logic”

January 7, 14, 21, 10:00 AM-Noon

This is a special 3-week series for Intermediates & Up. Hone your bridge logic and learn to solve puzzles that will give you a remarkable edge in competitive bridge games.



Five Conventions to Know and Love

(Apr 14-May 19)

Advanced Beginners & Up

Tuesday mornings, 10:00 - 12:00


These basic conventions, from Stayman to Blackwood, are among the most helpful bidding tools in bridge. Even if you already play them, this class will help you get to know them inside and out.


Bidding in Competitive Auctions (June 2-30)

Advanced Beginners and Up

Tuesday mornings, 10:00 - 12:00


Learn how to bid when both sides are in the auction! This popular class covers preempts, overcalls, weak jumps, and all kinds of doubles.



Demon Declarers II (April 14-May 19)

Intermediates & Up

Tuesday Afternoons, 1:00 - 3:00


This class will go beyond the basic finesse to discover more sophisticated techniques in Declarer Play. Each week we will practice a new strategy, so come to any or all of the lessons.


Thinking Slam! (June 2-30)

Intermediates & Up

Tuesday Afternoons, 1:00 - 3:00


Bidding slams not only improves your bridge results, it’s so much fun as well! Spend these five weeks becoming expert slam bidders.


To register for any class, please e-mail Kim at kgilman11@gmail.com


For current info, visit: www.bridgewithkim.com/classes

Click here for a Full Schedule.




Teacher: Elizabeth Gompels


This six-week series moves beyond the basics of the game with an emphasis on declarer play and improving your bridge-thinking skills. Each session will be hands-on with ample opportunities to practice new techniques and play bridge. Appropriate for novices to advanced beginners.


6 Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon

St Camillus Parish

January 28 to March 10 (no class Feb-18)


Evening Classes

6 Tuesdays, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Arlington High School

January 28 to March 10 (no class Feb-18)


Register online



Questions? Please contact Elizabeth at eli413@lycos.com



LEARN BRIDGE - beginner lessons coming Spring 2020



8 Friday mornings, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  at St Camillus Parish

April 17 to June 12

(no class Apr-24)

7 Tuesday evenings, 6:30 - 8:50 p.m.at Arlington High School

April 14 to June 2 (no class Apr-21)


Register online, starting in March 2020.


Casual Bridge Lessons
New Players: 
Monday mornings at Waltham Senior Center –
Teacher Bernice King
(email to bybernice@hotmail.com )
Private lessons are also available from the teachers below - please contact them directly.

Email Bob:   bridgeleader@yahoo.com 

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