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75th Anniversary

The Certificate of Incorporation of the American Contract Bridge League is dated Dec. 15, 1937. The board of directors – then with 54 members! – included such legendary figures as Ely Culbertson, Oswald Jacoby and Nate Spingold and one woman identified only as Mrs. Albert Rockwell.

We are preparing traveling and online exhibits of our holdings for our anniversary. With the help of donations from supporters such as you, we will continue to see progress. We welcome bridge publications and memorabilia. Simply contact with a description of your gift. Then fill out the online Deed of Gift form and return a copy to the ACBL.  

American Contract Bridge League Museum

The ACBL Museum will provide access to the collection’s historical information contained within the Archives. An online component of the museum will feature a bridge timeline and gallery of games, trophies, books and photographs. Special collections such as those of Charles Goren also will be featured.

“Championship Bridge with Charles Goren” DVD Project

It’s a Sunday afternoon in 1961, and the television is tuned to ABC. We know it’s time when we hear “Music to Play Bridge By” and see Alex Drier introducing this week’s segment of “Championship Bridge with Charles Goren." More…