Nearly a third of ACBL’s districts went to the polls earlier in the fall to elect their district director and, in many places, a first and second alternate. Seven incumbents were reelected while in one district, the incumbent lost his seat in a run-off election. The three-year term of office for these directors and alternates […]

Online entry sales for the 2014 Providence NABC are now open. Advance entries can be purchased through the Bridge Winners website for the first day of the following events: Purchasers will be purchasing for all days of the event — we charge for the entries after the event is over, based on the number of […]

Open Pairs Gold: Ehud Friedlander and Inon Liran (Israel) Silver: Jacek Kalita and Michal Nowosadzki (Poland) Bronze: Thomas Bessis and Cedric Lorenzini (France)   Women’s Pairs Gold: Shu Liu and Tao Zhou (China) Silver: Yan Huang and Lin Gan (China) Bronze: Suci Amita Dewi and Kristina Wahyu Murniati (Indonesia)   Senior Pairs Gold: Henky Lasut and Eddy Manoppo (Indonesia) Silver: Hemant Lall and Reese Milner (USA) […]

In the Open Teams for the Rosenblum Cup, Polish squad Mazurkiewicz (Piotr Gawrys, Stanislaw Golebiowski, Krystof Jassem, Michal Klukowski, Marcin Mazuriewicz, and Wlodzimierz Starkowski) soundly defeated team MONACO (Fulvio Fantoni, Geir Helgemo, Tor Helness, Franck Multon, Claudio Nunes, Pierre Zimmermann 131-80. For more information on the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series, please visit […]

After head-to-head, 56-board matches the winners of the World Women’s Teams and the World Senior Teams were crowned Thursday evening at the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China. The Baker squad (Lynn Baker, Sally Brock, Karen McCallum, Marion Michielson, Nicola Smith, Meike Wortel) defeated China Red (Yan Lu, Jing Rong Ran, Hongli […]

Jim Reiman, a Platinum Life Master from Mansfield OH with almost 20,000 masterpoints, died Oct. 21 from pancreatic cancer. Reiman was a member of the ACBL Board of Directors representing District 11 from 1999–2007 and was also a member of the Aileen Osofsky Goodwill Committee. A full obituary will appear in the Bridge Bulletin.   […]

Based on member feedback for larger fonts and simpler navigation, a new Bridge Bulletin viewer was put in place in October. The new viewer shows each Bulletin page in full page mode allowing for larger font and more of the article on the page for easier viewing.  New functionality includes up/down and left/right finger swiping […]

Kerri Sanborn of the U.S. and Jack Zhao of China won the gold medal in the World Mixed Pairs at the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China. This is the second victory in the contest for Sanborn, who won the event in 1978 (as Kerri Shuman) playing with the legendary Barry Crane. […]

The multinational “Salvo” squad captained by England’s Anita Sinclair captured the gold medal in the World Mixed Teams at the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China.Sinclair played with Nafiz Zorlu, Zia Mahmood, Marion Michielsen, Sabine Auken and Roy Welland. All are ACBL members except for Sinclair. The contest was open, allowing for […]

At the first meeting of the WBF Executive Council held in Sanya, China on Sunday, October 12, 2014, and in accordance with the WBF By Laws, in recognition of their unselfish efforts in making a significant contribution to the enhancement and growth of bridge throughout the world, Patrick Choy,  Marc De Pauw,  Al Levy and  Anna-Maria […]