Bridge Academy On Land
with Christopher Rivera
& John Ramos
Immerse yourself in sophisticated luxury at JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort.
Situated along three miles of pristine private beach on the Gulf of Mexico, the resort balances tranquil relaxation with elevated fun and entertainment. Unwind in luxurious rooms and suites, each with scenic private balconies, or experience Paradise by Sirene, a curated escape exclusively for adult guests.
Sample cuisine from around the globe at the Florida resort's 12 restaurants, tee off from one of two championship golf courses, rejuvenate at the exquisite spa, swim, kayak, ride a wave runner, take a fitness class, enjoy family activities or simply relax
IMPROVE YOUR GAME
IN A FUN RELAXED SETTING
Bridge Director at Play Bridge At Sea
Christopher Rivera is an ACBL Accredited Bridge Teacher and tournament rated director. He is Assistant Head Director at Honors Bridge Club, the largest bridge club in North America. He learned to play bridge from his grandmother, who taught him valuable lessons in card play, but Goren style bidding, which he had to unlearn when he began playing bridge seriously. In addition to bridge, he plays many other card and board games. He has a degree in Physics from Lawrence University.
John Ramos learned bridge as a child and has been playing competitively for nearly thirty years. He's been a full-time teaching and playing professional for several years and currently manages the Beverly Hills Bridge Club, one of the top clubs in California. In 2008 and 2009, he won consecutive national championships in the Grand National Teams Flight A, first representing New York City, his original hometown, and then Los Angeles, his home for over a decade. In Open-Level national events, he has two top-10 finishes: 5th in the Keohane Swiss Teams in 2016, and 8th in the Roth Swiss Teams in 2009. He also placed 13th in the 2016 Kay Platinum Pairs, widely regarded as the best pair event in the country. John also played varsity tennis at Princeton University and still enjoys playing competitively today.
Improve your bridge game while you take in the beauty of Marco Island Florida and all the the services the resort offers
5 Nights at the magnificent JW Marriott Resort in Marco Island, FL..
• Daily lessons on a variety of bridge topics. ACBL sanctioned games with
• Q&A nightly before dinner.
• Sumptuous breakfast and lunch daily.
• Meet and greet opening reception.
• One afternoon off property fun filled event.
• Closing reception and group dinner along with awards ceremony.
• Beautiful partial ocean view rooms with balcony in either king or two
• Resort fee
• Taxes and gratuities on all room and food inclusions.