A slew of higher-ranked teams was defeated by their lower-ranked counterparts in yesterday’s Spingold action. The top-seeded defending champions from Poland, who added Reese Milner and captain Hemant Lall to this year’s lineup, were taken out by Pan China Red, the No. 32 seed led by Ze Jun Zhuang, 117-106. Marty Fleisher’s team, the No. […]

Combining two 58% games in the final of the Wernher Open Pairs with a solid carryover from the qualifying round, Marc Nathan and Jose Robles won the four-session contest by a third of a board. Nathan, of New York City, and Robles, of Santiago, Chile, were playing together in an NABC event for the first […]

Winners have been announced in nine of the Summer NABC categories in Las Vegas!   Grand National Teams Championship Flight From District 9: Jeff Meckstroth, Eric Rodwell, Michael Seamon, non-playing captain Jodi Coren, Richard Coren, Kevin Bathurst and Kevin Dwyer   Goldman Flight A of the GNT From District 21: Sathya Bettadapura, Robert Thomson, Crispin […]

The American Bridge Teacher’s Association named Laura Delfeld of Austin TX the 2014 ABTA-Masterpoint Press Teacher of the Year. Linda Lee of Masterpoint Press, the co-sponsor with ABTA of the award, presented Delfeld with a plaque and monetary prize. Delfeld is a full-time teacher actively involved in Unit 207 in Austin. She teaches a weekly […]

Since the dormant ACBL Bridge Hall of Fame was brought back to life in 1995, more than 100 players have been recognized as worthy of special honors for their exploits at the table and for their contributions to the game. On Thursday night, Chip Martel, Jill Meyers, Billy Rosen (von Zedtwitz Award) and Peggy Sutherlin […]

BridgeWinners.com offers a service that allows players to buy entries in advance for the following events: von Zedtwitz LM Pairs, Bruce LM- 5000 Pairs, Young LM-1500 Pairs, Spingold KO Teams, 0-5000 and 0-1500 Mini-Spingold KO Teams, Wagar Women’s KO Teams, Truscott/USPC Senior Swiss Teams, Wernher Open Pairs, NABC+ Fast Pairs, Freeman Mixed BAM Teams, 0-10,000 […]

Two-time NABC champion Roy Fox died May 18 from respiratory distress caused by ALS. Fox, a Diamond Life Master from Murphy NC, was 67. Fox’s bridge career included a first-place finish in the von Zedtwitz Life Master Pairs with Eugene O’Neill in 1975. Playing with Paul Swanson, Fox won the Cavendish Invitational Pairs in 1978 […]

Heads up NABC players! The host hotel for the 2014 Summer NABC – the Las Vegas Hotel & Casino (The LVH) – has been renamed as part of a sale of the property. The new name of the hotel is Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The hotel will retain all of the elements that […]

The 2014 Hall of Fame Induction will be held Thursday, July 17 at 5:00 p.m. at the Las Vegas NABC. This is your last chance to purchase tickets to this gala event. This year’s induction ceremony features one of the most varied and exceptional classes of inductees to date. With more than 60 North American […]

Chris Larsen died June 23 at his home in Laguna Woods CA. He was 73 years old. Larsen was a Grand Life Master with more than 14,000 masterpoints. Larsen won the inaugural World Senior Bowl in Paris in 2001 playing with Grant Baze, Gene Freed, Garey Hayden, Joe Kivel and John Onstott. Hailed as the […]