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Bridge: Defense Monday, September 9, 2019

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Bridge: Defense

  • Date: September 9, 2019
  • Time:
    12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
  • Price: $35.00
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Time: 12:30 to 2:30
Cost: $35 per class or $100 for package of 3
Instructor: Ginny Schuett
*Minimum 12 participants
September 9 Topic – Opening Leads
Take heart, not even the best players make the right opening lead every time! Improve your opening
leads with these 4 tricks. Bid and Play 8 hands. Come with your partner, or come as a single – all players
are welcome. Handouts included.
September 23 Topic – Defensive Signals
We will cover attitude, suit preference and honor signals. If partner would only look at my card this
would be a lot easier! Bid and Play 8 hands. Come with your partner, or come as a single – all players
are welcome. Handouts included.

Ginny Schuett of Riverwoods, Illinois, is a former Middle School teacher who graduated from National College of Education with a Masters Degree as a Reading Specialist.  She was asked by a local community center to teach a bridge class about twenty-five years ago. Today, she teaches bridge full time in schools, community centers and private homes.

Ginny became actively involved with the American Bridge Teachers’ Association about thirty years ago.  After a few years, she became convention chairperson for their annual Teachers’ Convention for over ten years, Regional Vice-President, and President; she is currently a Director at Large.  For over 20 years, Ginny worked on the board of the Chicago Contract Bridge Association (CCBA) in many roles including education and novice chairperson, and is a past president. A recent Grand Life Master in the ACBL with over 10,000 masterpoints, Ginny has won over 80 Regionals and has many top 10 finishes in National events.  As partners, Ginny & Jeff won the national Senior Mixed Pair event in the Fall 2013 Nationals in Phoenix, and repeated winning the same event in the Fall 2014 Nationals in Providence.  

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