Winter Intermediate Bridge Classes
January 22, 2024 • 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm$100
This 5-lesson series for intermediate players focuses on competitive auctions, when both sides are bidding, emphasizing a modern aggressive approach. Supplementary materials will be emailed after registration. The first 5 lessons of the beginner series, Bridge Basics 1, or an equivalent playing/learning experience are prerequisites.
About the Instructor
Dianne is a Ruby Life Master with the American Contract Bridge League and has almost 2400 masterpoints. In 2008 she and her partner Dennis Duryea purchased Eastside Bridge Center in Redmond, Washington. In the five years they owned the club, Dianne was manager, director, and teacher. Under Dianne’s leadership, the club became the largest bridge club in Washington.
After the club was sold in 2012, Dianne continued teaching and directing in the Seattle area. She taught group lessons at several golf and country clubs, such as The Seattle Tennis Club, Overlake Golf and Country Club, and retirement centers such as Emerald Heights. In 2015 Dianne and Dennis decided to direct bridge on cruise ships. They have now successfully instructed on sixteen different bridge cruises. Bridge and teaching are both passions of Dianne.