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Daniel KORBEL

 

 Daniel Korbel Ŕ nato il 6 novembre 1981 a Etobicoke nell'area metropolitana di Toronto, ha studiato presso il Martingrove Collegiate Institute e poi si Ŕ trasferito a Waterloo per completare  gli studi universitari presso la locale UniversitÓ dove ha guadagnato una laurea in letteratura inglese.

 GiÓ sposato con Susie, anche lei ottima giocatrice che ha fatto parte delle nazionali giovanili canadesi e che le ha dato il figlio Matteo nato nel 2009, oggi vive a Las Vegas risposato con la campionessa Sylvia Shi.

 World International Master, dopo aver partecipato alle nazionali giovanili, un paio di volte appaiato con Susan, ha fatto parte della nazionale canadese ed il suo primo successo internazionale Ŕ stata la medaglia d'argento guadagnata nel Transnational Mixed Teams del 2012.

In campo americano ricordiamo il GNT vinto nel 2006 e nel 2019, il Mitchell del 2015 e lo Jacoby del 2016.

 Oltre al bridge, pratica il poker, il backgammon, ama leggere e suonare il piano.

Susan Korbel, che Ŕ nata a Scarborough nei pressi di Toronto il 25 novembre 1982, ed ha studiato presso il Woburn Collegiate Institute di Toronto,  l'UniversitÓ di Waterloo, ed il Conestoga College di Kitchener, lavora dal 2009 come educatrice presso la Owl Child Care.

Daniel Korbel was born November 6, 1981 and he is a graduate of the University of Waterloo with a degree in English literature.

He likes to play the piano (jazz mostly), read, play computer games, and play backgammon and card games of any type, especially poker and bridge.

Bridge, of course, is his favorite and most successful endeavor; he has represented Canada three times on international junior teams (twice with Susie), captained the 2007 Canadian Seniors Bowl team in Shanghai, won the GNT-A in 2006 and 2019, the CNTC in 2009, the Mitchell in 2015 and the Jacoby in 2016, won countless regional and sectional events, and has had several high finishes in National events.

He is a Emerald Life Master and a World International Master. His goals include representing Canada in the Bermuda Bowl.

Today he lives in Las Vegas whit his second wife, the bridge champion Sylvia Shi.

Susan Korbel ex wife of Daniel, was born November 25, 1982 in Scarborough near Toronto, and studied at the Woburn Collegiate Institute in Toronto, at the University of Waterloo and at Conestoga College of Kitchener.

She has worked since 2009 as a teacher at the Owl Child Care.

Susie and Daniel had a son, Matteo was born in 2009.

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