PETER STEINBERG, ClubKing CEO and Founder: Peter has been a full-time bridge teacher for more than forty-five years. Over the last 4½ decades, he has taught more than 18,000 bridge classes, launched more than 9,000 beginners and helped more than 60,000 players, at all levels, improve their play.
His first book, PLAY BRIDGE IN FOUR HOURS (Grossett and Dunlop), ran multiple editions. His second book, IMPROVE YOUR BRIDGE – FAST (Hale), was co-authored with former world champion Alan Sontag and was issued in the United States, England and Israel, as well as several other countries.
Peter began his career at Edgar Kaplan’s Card School, and then went on to become the Head Instructor at the Colony Bridge and Beverly Bridge Clubs. He also taught at the Manhattan Bridge Club and Honors. At the time, the Beverly and Honors were the largest bridge clubs in America.
Participants at numerous Northeastern country clubs and resort areas benefited from his instruction including Fairview, Westchester, Beach Point, Metropolis, Brae Burn, Fenway, Quaker Ridge, Hampshire, Rockrimmon, Edgewood, the Jersey Shore, Alpine, Montammy and many more!
For ten years Peter held classes in Southern Florida during the winter. The extensive list of clubs he ran bridge programs at include Boca West, Hunters Run, Broken Sound, Highridge, Boca Rio, Eastpointe, The Falls, Palm Beach Polo, Banyan, Delray and the Hamlet among many, many others.
Peter wrote the bridge column for the BROOKLYN HEIGHTS PRESS, the SMITHTOWN MESSENGER, the ORANGE COUNTY CHRONICLE, and others.
Ellen Diamond, Advisory Board Member: For over 25 years, Ellen has bridged the intersection of information and technology, helping clients refine large-volume data into actionable business intelligence. She has a track record of creating strategic solutions, along with client-centric expertise, and is the product of national and international sales leadership, corporate alliance building, and customer advisory roles at Hewlett Packard, Reuters, FirstRain, Sony, and Starpoint, and WorldWatch Plus.
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Leslie recently retired from a successful career in education and the financial industry. She’s an avid tournament player and often participates in regional and national events. She’s a Silver Life Master and ACBL Bridge Director. Her passion, however, is for teaching. She ran classes and other bridge events at the Beverly Hills Bridge Club and taught onboard several cruise ships. Additionally, she’s tutored groups and individuals in Standard American and Two Over One bidding, play of the hand, and defensive strategies. Now she’s an important member of the ClubKing team. Leslie says, “I can’t wait to meet new bridge players, and to help raise the level of their game.”
“We interviewed almost two dozen bridge teachers to conduct online classes for ClubKing and Leslie was highly skilled at teaching and extremely personable. We feel very fortunate to have her as part of our team.” – Peter Steinberg, CEO ClubKing Inc.
Derek Miller is a multi-talented and award winning programmer who’s been inventing code for close to five decades. He developed the System Builder platform in the eighties/nineties which gained worldwide acclaim and is still in use today. Derek adapted his minibridge program for us. It’s now the best one we’ve seen for teaching purposes. Visit his website and play an array of logic, card, word and other brain games he developed, all for free. Spoiler Alert: After ten minutes you’ll become addicted. Click here dkmgames.com
Tech savvy and super organized, Abe keeps ClubKing’s administrative chaos to a minimum by meticulously taking care of the details of our everyday operations. Abe’s knowledge of Japanese, linguistics and social media adds a unique perspective to our team. You might also see Abe in our new bridge classes, learning the game along with you.
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“…perfect bridge teacher for beginners and beyond…”
Peter Steinberg is unbelievably easy to understand. He’s the perfect bridge teacher for beginners and beyond.
Daniel Goodwin, London, England
“…Peter Steinberg was the charm…”
I tried to learn bridge five times without success. Peter Steinberg was the charm. Now I have a regular game. Thank you Peter!
Noemi Zamora, Madrid, Spain
“…no better teacher…”
Peter Steinberg has been a shining light. His online classes are logical and systematic, and I so enjoy his sense of humor which adds to the fun. There is no better teacher.
Sue Halley-Wright Barden, Johannesburg, South Africa
“…improved my game beyond my expectations…”
Peter Steinberg’s teaching technique is unique, logical and concise. His lessons are intense and the time flies. I tried several other teachers before I met Peter, but I felt like I was just treading water. Peter Steinberg’s lessons, however, have improved my game way beyond my expectations.
Edward Lewit, New York
“ …grand slam, five star teacher…”
Peter Steinberg is a grand slam, five star teacher. Every lesson gives you new pointers and builds your confidence.
Pat Tulchin, Floral Park, New York
“…he’s the absolute best…”
Peter Steinberg is not one of the best bridge teachers in America. Simply put, he’s the absolute best.
Charlotte Stranzl, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
“…engaging and fun…”
Peter has a unique style and a daring approach to the game. Engaging and fun.
Mimi Kearns, Los Gatos, California
“…a consummate professional…”
I love Peter Steinberg’s online bridge classes. He’s upbeat and funny; a consummate professional who never lets us forget it’s only a game; and he’s teaching us how to win it.
Janis Eckhart, Redondo Beach, California
“ …clear instructions… with humor”
Peter Steinberg mixes his clear instructions and informative lessons with humor. Learn and smile at the same time!
Debbie Winn, Manhattan, New York