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Barbara  SEAGRAM

 

 Barbara Seagram Ŕ nata nel 1949 nelle Barbados ed Ŕ una infermiera professionale ed una scrittrice e insegnante di bridge canadese che vive a Toronto.

 Barbara Ŕ coautrice di 44 libri tra i quali il famoso "25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know" scritto a 4 mani con Marc Smith che Ŕ stato tradotto in 5 lingue e che ha vinto il premio per miglior libro di bridge nell'anno 1999.

 Seagram, che ha un figlio Chris, Ŕ stata per 12 anni un membro del Consiglio ACBL ed Ŕ stata Presidente e Vice Presidente del distretto del Sud Ontario e ha anche fatto parte del Consiglio ABTA.

 Come giocatrice Barbara Ŕ una Gold Life Master e come insegnante Ŕ una Master Teacher ABTA.

 Assieme al marito Alex Kornel, dirigono la Barbara Seagram School of Bridge di Toronto.

 

Barbara Seagram (born 1949 in Barbados, West Indies) is a Canadian Registered Nurse and bridge writer, teacher, and administrator. In addition to being recognized for her professional bridge teaching business and as co-author of twenty-four bridge books, she is most widely known for co-writing with Marc Smith 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know, which received the American Bridge Teachers' Association (ABTA) Book of the Year award in 1999. The book is in its 13th printing and has been translated into French, German, Japanese and Danish. It has been named the top selling bridge book of the last 50 years.

Seagram, that has a son Chris, was a member of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) Board of Governors from 1997 to 2009, has served as president and vice resident of ACBL Unit 166 (Southern Ontario), has contributed to the ACBL Bridge Bulletin, and is annually recognized as one of the top ten recruiters of new ACBL members.

She has also served on the Board of Governors and Board of Directors for the ABTA.

Seagram is a Gold Life Master player and a Master Teacher (American Bridge Teachers Association A.B.T.A.).

She has received the Kate Buckman Award, given to the person who has contributed most to others' enjoyment of the game, and received the Audrey Grant Award for teaching excellence in 2011.

She and her husband Alex Kornel run the Barbara Seagram School of Bridge in Toronto.

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