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Matthew & Pamela GRANOVETTER

 

 Editore e direttore della notissima rivista "Bridge Today" e di quella on line "Bridge Today Digest"World Life Master e Senior Master, Matthew all'inizio era noto più per la sua opera di insegnante, che per i suoi successi di giocatore che, pur se numerosi, non lo lanciavano nell'Olimpo dei big. 

 Poi ai Mondiali del 2006 a Verona è salito improvvisamente alla massima ribalta conquistando l'oro nel Coppie Miste in coppia con Karen Mc Callum.

 Nato a Jersey City il 12 dicembre del 1950, tra gli altri suoi successi ricordiamo: il Cavendish Pairs in coppia con Michael Rosenberg nel 1986, due Mitchell (1975 e 1982) e il Silodor nel 1972 e la Spingold del 2009.

 Sposato con Pamela, che gli ha dato tre figli, vive a Cincinnati dove ha diretto assieme alla moglie una delle prime scuole di bridge via Internet con il sito www.bridgetoday.com, e con lei ha acquistato notorietà mondiale tenendo la rubrica "Partnership Bridge" sulla rivista ufficiale della Lega Americana.

 Pamela Granovetter è nata a Cleveland nel 1953 ed in gioventù ha fatto parte della nazionale di bridge canadese.

Vincitrice di diverse competizioni nazionali tra cui lo Sternberg del 1990, Pamela è la coeditrice di Bridge Today da oltre 20 anni e da 25 firma una notissima rubrica sul Bollettino della ACBL che è intitolata "Partnership Bridge".

Autrice con il marito di diversi libri di bridge, come editrice ne ha pubblicati molti altri di noti campioni. In tale veste pubblica anche per conto di giovani scrittori libri di qualsiasi argomento.

Nel 2017 ha vinto la Hua Yuan Cup Teams.

 Matthew Granovetter was born in Jersey City NJ December 12, 1950 and he is co-editor and publisher of Bridge Today Magazine and Bridge Today Digest - Online, an email magazine.

He has written a dozen books on bridge, including a mystery-novel trilogy, Murder at the Bridge Table, I Shot My Bridge Partner, and The Bridge Team Murders. His books have been translated in Italian, Polish and Chinese.

Matthew writes a weekly column for the Jerusalem Post and various other publications. He also runs an email bridge school on the Internet (bridgetoday.com).

His newest book, "Learn to Play Bridge in 9 Minutes (and enjoy it for the rest of your life)" is illustrated by the late Charles Schulz, and will be published early next year by Perigee, a division of Penguin.

A winner of numerous U.S. National Championships, Matthew has represented the United States in competitions in France, England and Monte Carlo, and has won both the Cavendish Pairs and Bridge Today All-Star Game.

He appeared for two seasons in the BBC television series, "Grand Slam," and has lectured about the game all over the world.

Matthew has also authored two Musical Plays for Children, published by Samuel French, and has taught theater at Hunter College in New York, where he holds a BA and MA in creative writing and drama.

Matthew lives in Cincinnati OH, with his wife, Pamela, and three children.

Pamela Granovetter is a bridge writer and publisher.

She was born in Cleveland in 1953 and began her bridge career in 1978, representing Canada at the Women's Team Olympiad in Valkenburg, Netherlands, at the age of 25.  It was there where she first met her future husband, Matthew.

She has numerous tournament bridge achievements, including first place in the USA National Women's Teams, first in the Cavendish Teams and "Player of the Year" in New York City. She has co-authored, with her husband Matthew, several bridge books, including Tops & Bottoms, Conventions At a Glance, For Experts Only, A Switch In Time, "Forgive Me, Partner," Conventions in Depth and Learn to Play Bridge in Nine Minutes.

She has worked as co-editor of the magazine, Bridge Today, a monthly publication for 20 years, and has written a monthly column for the ACBL Bulletin called Partnership Bridge for about 25 years.

As an editor, Pamela Granovetter has edited several bridge and non-bridge books on a free-lance basis, including bridge books written by Alvin Roth, Eddie Kantar, Frank Stewart, Zia Mahmood, Allan Falk, Roselyn Teukolsky and Pete Kichline.

In 2017 she won the Hua Yuan Cup Teams.

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