The ACBL Bridge Hall of Fame Committees has selected Audrey Grant to receive the Blackwood Award, given for service to bridge without necessarily being a world-class player. Grant will join Michael Rosenberg, elected earlier this year to the Hall of Fame. In his first year of eligibility, Rosenberg was the only player on the ballot […]

Blake Schwartcbach and Adam Gann, the leaders after two qualifying sessions in the President’s Cup North American Pairs Flight C, fell to second after the first final session but rallied to win by 9.8 matchpoints on a 25 top. Schwartzbach, of Bethesda MD, is a math and science tutor. Gann, who lives in Washington DC, […]

Richard and Andrew Jeng saved the best for last in the Golder North American Pairs Flight B – and it was good enough to earn them a win. The brothers started the day on Monday in seventh place after two qualifying sessions but fell to 13th after the first final session. In the second final […]

Bruce Noda and Mark Ralph produced three excellent sessions of card play to win the Leventritt Silver Ribbon Pairs. Noda, from Corte Madera and Ralph, from San Francisco, turned in back-to-back 59% games on Sunday to enter the second day in ninth place. A blazing 63% first final session kept them at the top of […]

A frustrating and confusing period ended on Sunday for Sylvia Shi and Aaron Jones with the pair celebrating victory in the Lebhar IMP Pairs. When the final scores in the event were posted on Saturday night, Shi and Jones were in first by less than an IMP. The victory didn’t last the night. Runners-up Roger […]

In a four-way game of musical chairs, it was Parisians Thomas Bessis and Cedric Lorenzini who finished in the winner’s seat when the Norman Kay Platinum Pairs came to a close. Bessis and Lorenzini, the runners up in last year’s contest, entered the last day of the three-day contest as the event leaders. Two above-average […]

A squad of Pennsylvanians so thoroughly controlled the 0–10,000 Swiss Teams they had the event clinched after the penultimate round. Barry Gorski and Albert Bingaman Jr. from Reading, Bill Parks, Macungie and Deepak Khanna, Blandon amassed 136 VPs, to outdistanced the runners-up by almost 25 points. The Gorski team led the field going into the […]

It took a while, but Mark Aquino finally won his first North American championship after several close calls. The District 25 president and Shome Mukherjee parlayed two strong sessions in the Baldwin North American Pairs, Flight A, to win the event by a board and a half on a 13 top. The Boston-area players are […]

The 7th European Open Bridge Championships will be held in Tromsø, Norway June 27-July 11, 2015. The event, organized by the European Bridge League in cooperation with the Norwegian Bridge Federation, will feature medal events for Mixed, Open, Women and Seniors pairs and teams and special EBL team and pairs events. Registration starts March 1, […]

Online entry sales for the 2015 New Orleans NABC are now open. Advance entries can be purchased through the Bridge Winners website for the first day of the following events: Norman Kay Platinum Pairs Lebhar IMP Pairs 0-10,000 Swiss Teams Leventritt Silver Ribbon Pairs 0-10,000 Knockout Teams Vanderbilt Knockout Teams Rockwell Mixed Pairs Silodor Open Pairs Smith […]