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Corey Krantz is a Platinum Life Master, full-time professional bridge player, and a Bridge Cruise Host. He is an annually featured lecturer at the American Bridge Teacher Association conventions. He teaches all levels of players, emphasizing logic and fundamentals while stressing the importance of a solid foundation.
Corey will be teaching our Competitive Bidding: Doubles and Slam Theory courses. These classes will begin this October. The dates for the Competitive Bidding: Doubles course is October 9, 16, 23, 30 and November 13 & 20. The dates for the Slam Theory course is October 10, 17, 24, 31 and November 14 & 21. Both courses will be held from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. The cost per person, for each course, is $180 for the six-week course or $40 per class.
Lisa is a World Champion, a 17-time National Champion, and a Pan-American Champion! She taught at both Honors and Hartes Bridge clubs in the New York area before relocating to Florida. She is especially adored by her students of all levels. She will begin teaching a Beginner's Class this November. Times and dates for this class will be announced soon!
The Boca Raton Duplicate Bridge Club is now hosting a Supervised Play class every Monday and Thursday from 9:30 am to 11 am. Monday’s will include a 30-minute lesson before play. Supervised Play is designed for players who have completed a basic bridge class or who have played bridge many years ago and are interested in getting back into the game. Subjects covered in this class include basic bidding, additional bidding conventions, play of the hand and defense.
This class is taught by Candy Donnelly (pictured above). After a full and successful career in the corporate and business world, Candy retired to teach and play more bridge. She has been playing for 22 years and is currently a Silver Life Master. She is an ACBL certified teacher who has been teaching for eight years in bridge clubs and in private groups. Candy has a BS in Physics and an MBA in Management. She is married to Mike Donnelly, another accomplished player and teacher.
PLEASE: do not wear perfumes, after shave lotion, cologne, body lotion, or any other scented product to our club. Some people are highly allergic and it can cause severe reactions.
The ACBL requires that each member of a pair have an identical convention card available for inspection by the opponents. Our club eases that requirement to one member, but if no convention card is present for a pair, that pair will be limited to playing only the Standard American Yellow Card. Any pair that attempts to play a convention not on the yellow card will be assessed a procedural penalty.
If you make a reservation, please keep it or phone/email in a timely fashion to say it will not be needed. This is especially important as we go into "season" and failure to adhere to this may result in your reservation not being accepted.