August 19-24, 2019
Enjoy 4 days and 5 nights on the beautiful Santa Fe Plaza at the La Fonda Hotel playing bridge, immerse in instruction and play during the day. Then choose from a variety of evening possibilities including group dinners, the unbelievable Santa Fe Opera, or simply strolling the plaza. We had 96 people in 2018.
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Coming in 2020
Join us at The Betsy Hotel in South Beach.
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Dates Available Year Round
Enjoy 4 days and 5 nights in the private Dallas home of World Champion & Master Teacher Donna Compton.
Enjoy one-on-one coaching with Donna focusing on an all-around game through her extensive teaching experience and materials.
Limited to 4 Players per Retreat.
Individuals, Pairs & Groups of 4 Welcome.
Instruction and play focused specifically for those just beginning to understand the details of this fantastic game and a chance to earn masterpoints in a controlled environment.
Lessons designed to take your game to the next level and access to personal coaching and advice combined with an opportunity to put newly developed skills into practice.
After a day of learning and play, you have a choice of optional evening activities including group dinners, shopping and local entertainment.
Breakfast Q&A begins at 8am along with Q&A with Gary King while your enjoy your breakfast. It's a great way to start your day!
Choose between two levels of lessons each day. Gary King and Donna Compton will take your game to the next level with discussion and play. Topics are determined once attendance list if finalized in an effort to design the topics for specific levels in attendance. There are topics for everyone!
Enjoy the many lunch options along the Santa Fe Plaza. Enjoy the amazing weather while you stop by the Haagen Dazs ice cream shop and stroll along the plaza.
Join Chris for a discussion of the morning topics in the context of full hands. A great review before you play the afternoon duplicate! If you prefer a supervised play instead, we can do that too!
Choose your level of play in one of our three duplicates: Open/299er or 49er Prs. This 12-board duplicate awards ACBL Masterpoints.
Want more duplicate, then join us for Afternoon Duplicate #2. These are separate events so you can play in one or both! Choice of Open/299er or 49er Prs.
Five-Time Top 500 Champion & Grand Life Master
Chris began playing bridge professionally at the age of 17 with continual success at the national and international levels. He is a Grand Life Master with close to 50,000 masterpoints. While representing the USA in international competition, he has placed 4th overall in the World Open Pairs.
World Champion & Master Teacher
Donna is a World Mixed Champion and a WBF World Life Master.
She began playing competitive bridge in 1975 with successes
at the national and international levels.
Donna is an award winning journalist and Master Teacher.
Donna's coaching and team captain positions have taken her around the world. She has lots of stories from these bridge adventures!
Gary is a full-time bridge teacher and coach and has been teaching since 1974. He is a Diamond Life Master and plays the game both professionally and for enjoyment. He teaches an average of 50 sessions per month. Gary was selected as Teacher of the Year in 2018 by ACBL DIstrict 16. His classes are sure to entertain you while providing lots of ah-ha moments!
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