Peter Pigot will be holding a series of classes and seminars aimed at Advanced players, on a pay-as-you-go basis, on Friday afternoons in the new year. The sessions will be available either live in Glenageary or on a recorded basis. Classes will run from 12:30 to 14:30, and every second week will be a longer seminar from 12:30 to 16:00. The topics to be covered are:

  • 3 February (seminar) Improve Your Judgement & Expert Discarding
  • 10 February (class) High-Level Decision-Making
  • 17 February (seminar) Handling Pre-Empts & Declarer Play Simplified
  • 24 February (class) Choosing the “Right” Defence
  • 4 March (seminar) The Myriad Uses of Double & Third-Hand Defender
  • 11 March (class) Decision-Making & Temperament
  • 18 March (seminar) Overcalls and Raises & Endplays
  • 25 March (class) The Proper Card Played
  • 1 April (seminar) Showing Two Suits & Squeeze Play

Contact Peter to sign up or for more details. You’ll also find full details of all his classes for next term on his website.

Many of you will know Geoff Roberts as a bridge player based in Cork. He is also Emeritus Professor of History in UCC, and an recognised authority on Soviet and Russian military and foreign policy. Geoff has recently published an article in Responsible Statecraft¬†analysing the war in Ukraine, and the tactics being pursued by Vladimir Putin, from the perspective of bridge, and it’s a very interesting read. You’ll find it here.