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News Clippings

2014

March

In the cards: It’s more than just a card game for a few Beaverdale residents
Iowa Living Magazines – March 26

Youth learn lessons playing bridge
The Daily Reflector – March 25

Blacksburg Bridge Club to offer free lessons in April
The Roanoke Times – March 24

Bridging the gap to fun and friends
Times-Gazette – March 23

You’re invited: Learn bridge in a day
The Ledger Independent – March 21

Edgar Kaplan: A bridge to ourselves
Brenner Brief News – March 15

Couple transforms school into Oakland hills bridge center
Inside Bay Area – March 12

Thousands of bridge players coming to Dallas for North American Bridge Championships
Fort Mill Times – March 10

People do the darndest things – especially for good causes
MediaPost – March 10

YMCA receives $3k from bridge players
The Ketchum Keystone – March 6

February

Bridge club qualifies for national championship
The Chicago Maroon – Feb. 25

Making a comeback: Millions of people are hooked on bridge
Greater Tulsa Reporter – Feb. 25

Bridge continues its popularity in south Charlotte
South Charlotte News – Feb. 18

Playing their cards right at the St. Augustine Duplicate Bridge Club
St. Augustine Record – Feb. 9

Group looks to build bridge in Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor Journal – Feb. 6

Hilton Head bridge tournament to attract thousands of card players
The Island Packet – Feb. 2

January

Give yourself a hand
Star News – Jan. 24, 2014

El Paso bridge players tout ‘sophisticated’ card game
El Paso Times – Jan. 22, 2014

Beginners bridge class starts today in Athens
Athens Banner-Herald – Jan. 20, 2014

Bridge players building on a younger generation
Honolulu Star-Advertiser – Jan. 12, 2014

Amazing what you can learn over a game of cards
Faribault Daily News – Jan. 11, 2014

Bridge players face tough competition in Biloxi
WLOX 13 – Jan. 9, 2014

Master bridge player hooked on game she loves
The Palm Beach Post – Jan. 9, 2014

Newtown club organizes to carry on 70-year tradition of competitive bridge
The Newtown Bee – Jan. 7, 2014

For bridge players, game can be serious business
Kane County Chronicle – Jan. 3, 2014

Bridge requires brains – and thick skin
The Chronicle Herald – Jan. 2, 2014

Bridge is link to good life for Oklahoma woman who is new president of national league
The Oklahoman – Jan. 2, 2014

Bridge club is a part of Harlem history
The Columbia County News-Times – Jan. 1, 2014

2013

December

What 9 highly successful people do in their free time
The Bulletin – Dec. 2

November

High profile: 2013 U.S. bridge king
Cincinnati Magazine – Nov. 27

Resident’s love of bridge has her ready for national tournament in Phoenix
Ahwatukee Foothills News – Nov. 22

Million-dollar hobby: Inside the world of big-money bridge
The New York Observer – Nov. 20

Hundreds of bridge players here for tourney
Canada.com – Nov. 8

Chesapeake Regional Bridge to be played at Hyatt
The Star Democrat – Nov. 7

200-plus tables of duplicate bridge played
Comox Valley Record – Nov. 6

October

Bridge club to start at university
The BG News - October 30

Bridge players unite to benefit hospice
Star News - October 28

How playing bridge makes you a better investor
The Globe and Mail - October 24

Bridge to somewhere
WBEZ 91.5 - October 21

Bridge club members stay sharp while having fun
The Palm Beach Post - October 17

New centenarian celebrates with bridge party
Statesman Journal - October 15

Aiken Bridge tournament director enjoys challenge, travel perks
Aiken Standard - October 12

Western Springs students learn the basics of bridge
The Doings Western Springs - October 8, 2013

Math major at USC Aiken assesses game of bridge
Aiken Standard - October 7

Local bridge players celebrate 50 years as a club
Truro Daily - October 5

Did you know that bridge can make your child smarter?
Bermuda Sun - October 4

September

Bridge contest: US women show the way
The Hindu Business Line - September 29

A thousand bridge players travel to Taos for tournament
Taos News - September 21

So close: Grand Blanc man just misses national bridge championship title
MLive - September 13

Group aims to draw next generation to classic card game
West Cedar Falls Courier - September 10, 2013

Evendale teen bridges gap
The Cincinnati Enquirer - September 9, 2013

Holding all the cards
WCPO Cincinnati - September 9, 2013

August

Alpharetta student, Team win National bridge title
Alpharetta-Milton Patch – August 24, 2013

Glencoe duo wins National bridge title
Winnetka-Glencoe Patch – August 23, 2013

Sherman Oaks resident wins National bridge title
Sherman Oaks Patch – August 22, 2013

Bridging the generation gap: some kids turn to the card game
WABE Atlanta's NPR - August 16, 2013

Bridge player honored
The Tennessean – August 12, 2013

Eyes on Arlington: Bridge club raises $5,000 for Alzheimer’s Association
Arlington Citizen-Journal – August 12, 2013

More young people finding that bridge suits them
The Daily News online – August 11, 2013

Athens bridge player offering class in Atlanta
Athens Banner-Herald – August 3, 2013

Club Connection: Card game is also a connection between players
Knoxnews.com – August 3, 2013

Partnership is tops locally in Worldwide Bridge Contest
GaryCommunity.com – August 2, 2013

July

Bridge trumps all for Providence Day card shark
The Charlotte Observer – July 20, 2013

Bridge master plays it forward
The Spokesman-Review – July 27, 2013

Atlanta to be besieged by bridge players Aug 1-11
Global Atlanta – July 26, 2013

Richard Jess trumps life’s challenges with love of family, faith, fun and fellow human beings
Huntsville Times – July 21, 2013

David Drewes and Gary Gloede: Keep your mind active with bridge
LaCrosse Tribune – July 21, 2013

Slidell Duplicate Bridge Players Golden in New Orleans
The Times-Picayune – July 18, 2013

More kids find bridge suits them
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - July 16, 2013

Bridge tourney will attract more than 300 players
Great Falls Tribune – July 7, 2013

Trump cards and strudel at the Manhattan Bridge Club
New York Times – July 4, 2013

Bridge brings young and old players together
Washington Post: Kids Post – July 1, 2013

June

The Longest Day news coverage (36 articles)

Bridge club throws a baby shower for fellow player
Finger Lake Times – June 30, 2013

Masterful player: Great Falls' George Williamson earns rare honor for bridge
Great Falls Tribune - June 24, 2013

Bridge club helps train your brain
Staten Island Live - June 23, 2013

Local bridge partners take second place in world tournament
Mail Tribune – June 15, 2013

Bridge to investing
Outlook Business - June 8, 2013 edition

Bridge club offers competition and friendship
News-Leader.com - June 7, 2013

May

Summer fun with bridge
The Sun News - May 15, 2013

Bridge to the mind and friendships
The York Daily Record - May 10, 2013

Bridge is beginning to win the heart of Davis Hill students
The Landmark - May 9, 2013

Local bridge player receives national attention
Prince Albert Daily Herald - May 1, 2013

April

Young bridge player tests his skills locally
The Weekly Vista - April 17, 2013

Bridge anyone?
The Express Tribune - April 7, 2013

Monterey Bridge Club draws novices to masters
Monterey County Herald - April 1, 2013

March

Super Seniors: Playing Games
The Tribune-Democrat - March 17, 2013

St. Louis is playing host to the cards
Fox2Now.com - March 21, 2013

Inaugural bridge sectional tournament to be held in Lihu'e
TheGardenIsland.com - March 31, 2013

February

Bridge: End Play
www.tinhouse.com - February 6, 2013

Winning was in the cards for Grand Life Master
www.courier-journal.com - February 5, 2013

Bridge lessons teach kids the card game of skill
Black Mountain News - February 4, 2013

January

Duplicate Bridge draws fierce competition at Pickering Center
The Commerical Appeal - January 28, 2013

Group Has Donated $15,000, Looks to Improve on that
Arizona Daily Star - January

McKinney Bridge Club doubles membership in three months
McKinney Courier Gazette - January 11, 2013

Club playing its cards right
Laurinburg Exchange - January 8, 2013

2012

December

Bridge becomes lawyer's passion
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - December 28, 2012

Game of cards may boost health
Longview News-Journal - December 16, 2012

November

Thousands flock to city for 10-day long bridge tourney
KTVU San Francisco - November 23, 2012

ACBL Bridge Museum
Memphis Downtowner - November 2012

October

Game Bridges Comradeship with Competition
Prince Albert Daily Herald - October 24, 2012

Young Newton brothers are top-ranked bridge players
The Boston Globe - October 24, 2012

Bridge-building: Veterans teach younger players, with benefit
Naples Daily News – October 1, 2012

September

The Superstars of Bridge vie for the Buffett Cup
Omaha-World Herald – September 12, 2012

The Buffett Cup
The Morning Blend KMTV – September 10, 2012

Community Center Bringing Seniors Together
KTRK-TV Houston, Texas – September 7, 2012

August

Master of his own Domain
Herald & News – August 26, 2012

Washoe Middle Bridge Teams Gear for 2012-13
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza – August 16, 2012

Card game builds bridges at Chautauqua
The Chautauquan Daily – August 11, 2012

July

Not Your Grandmother’s Bridge Game?
The Inquirer – July 20, 2012

Card Players Flock to Center City Phila. For North American Bridge Championships
CBSPhilly – July 12, 2012

Philly to host American Contract Bridge League Championship
The Inquirer – July 12, 2012

June

Q&A: Burton Mandrell Competing in the 2012 North American Collegiate Team Championships
Metro Pulse – June 27, 2012

Popularity of Bridge Growing in Rochester Area
Webster Post.com – June 21, 2012

Bridge Players on Staten Island Say the Game Keeps Their Mind Sharp
silive.com - June 18, 2012

May

Bridge Clubs Hoping to Attract Young Converts To The Game
TCPalm – May 6, 2012

April

A Big Deal: Serious Competitors Play Duplicate Bridge
PostBulletin.com – April 11, 2012

March

Bridge League Officials Win Award
Tampa Bay News - March 22, 2012

Do’s and Don’ts of Competitive Bridge and Bridge Whores
The Memphis Flyer – March 20, 2012

With a little finesse: Bridge devotees try to entice a new generation
The Commercial Appeal – March 17, 2012

Bridge A Life Long Passion for Seville
Corvallis Gazette Times – March 15, 2012

Thousands Expected for Gatlinburg Bridge Tourney
WBIR.com – March 14, 2012

Bols Bridge Tips Still As Useful as Back When They Were Written
Naples News – March 13, 2012

Bridge Championships to Bring Blitz of Players and Cash to Memphis
Memphis Business Journal - March 9, 2012

Top Bridge Players to Gather in Memphis for Prestigious Tournament
The Commercial Appeal - March 8, 2012

February

In Florida, a One-Woman Campaign For the Ladies Bridge Lunch
Wall Street Journal - February 29, 2012

Bridge Clubs Raising Money for ACBL Junior Program and Scholarships
Naples News - February 28, 2012

Real Men Play Bridge
Newsweek - February 27, 2012

Fun, in Spades: Bridge Lovers Flock to Tournament in Vancouver
The Columbian - February 26, 2012

Ever Played Bridge? Card Game Has Plenty of Fans in Lexington Bridge Club
KyForward - February 14, 2012

A 9-year-old Becomes the Youngest-Ever Life Master
New York Times - February 12, 2012

January

Couple Receives National Award from Bridge Organization
The Times – Picayune - January 29, 2012

Burke Snowden’s Bridge Skills Trump Those of Players Six Times His Age
Denver Westward News - January 3, 2012

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