First-time partners Julie Smith and Susan Humphries are the winners of the Wagar Women’s Pairs. The newly reformatted contest was played as a knockout team event for many years. Smith, of Vancouver BC, and Humphries, of New Zealand, won the two-day contest by 4.85 matchpoints over the Michigan-based duo of Linda Perlman and Debra Eaves. […]

The squad captained by Bob Glasson topped the field of finalists in the Truscott/USPC Swiss Teams, to win the two-day event by 8 victory points over the runners-up led by Stephen Nellissen. Glasson, of Pennington NJ, played with wife Joann Glasson and teammates Rick Rowland of Wilmington DE and Martin Rabinowitz of Garnet Valley PA. […]

The ACBL Educational Foundation has selected Richard Jeng of the Atlanta area as the 2017 King of Bridge. The annual award recognizes a graduating high school senior for their playing record and overall participation in the bridge community. At 18, Jeng already possesses an impressive collection of titles, especially from Youth events. Richard plays exclusively […]

Georgia Tech won the 2017 Collegiate Bridge Bowl Championship: Arjun Dhir, Santhosh Karnik, Charles Wang and Zhuangdi Xu. In the final, they defeated the University of Chicago 80-37.

Winners of the Bruce LM-6000 Pairs: Daniel Bertrand and Allan Simon. Young 0-2500 Pairs champions Luen-Jyh (James) Luo and Tsao-Tung (Kevin) Tsai. Winners of the NABC 0-10,000 Pairs: Michael Lipkin and David Gurvich.    

Joel Wooldridge and John Hurd won the 2017 von Zedtwitz Life Master Pairs.

Winners of the Grand National Teams Morehead Championship Flight from District 21: David Grainger, Debbie Rosenberg, Chip Martel, JoAnna Stansby, Kit Woolsey, Lew Stansby. They won the Grand National Teams Goldman Flight A: District 25’s Barry Bragin, Weiling Zhao, Gary Miyashiro, Michael Hess, Susan Smith and Michael Smith. District 21 captured the crown in Grand […]

Bahar Gidwani of New York will assume the post of American Contract Bridge League chief executive officer on July 1. He succeeds Robert Hartman, who has been the organization’s chief executive since October 2011. “Bahar brings a wealth of experience to this critical leadership role,” says ACBL President Bob Heller in making the announcement, “and […]

The filing period closed May 31 for candidates running for open seats on the Board of Directors, 1st and 2nd Alternate, and the Board of Governors. The term for these offices is Jan. 1, 2018 through Dec. 31, 2020. Candidates who ran unopposed have already been elected. Barring runoffs, the results of the contested elections […]

In response to member feedback, the ACBL will not be returning to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, site of the 2016 Fall North American Bridge Championships, in 2022. We have started the continent-wide search for a venue for the Fall 2022 NABC that better suits our members’ needs.