Eight of ACBL’s most accomplished players are on the list for election to the ACBL Bridge Hall of Fame for 2015. Ballots will go out early next year to about 375 electors. Voting will end in February. Induction for those elected will take place at the 2015 Summer NABC in Chicago. The candidates, all Grand […]

Facing the same squad they defeated in last year’s Baze Senior Knockout Teams final, the team captained by Vinita Gupta took the lead in the first quarter of Sunday’s championship match and increased it with each set for a 155-74 victory. The win was the second in a row for Gupta. She played with Billy […]

The ACBL Goodwill Committee was created in 1955 and renamed after its longest-tenured chair, Aileen Osofsky, after her death in 2010. She served as chair for 25 years and entered the ACBL Bridge Hall of Fame as the 2009 recipient of the Blackwood Award – for long service to the game without necessarily being a […]

The team captain by Lynn Deas, lying sixth at the start of play on Monday, moved up to second after the first final session in the Marsha May Sternberg Women’s Board-a-Match Teams and won the event with a 76.92% game in the second final session. Deas played with Beth Palmer. Their teammates were Janice Seamon-Molson […]

A pair of ACBL Board members won the Super Senior Pairs Monday evening, capturing the title in the event — restricted to players 70 and older — by two boards. Jeff Taylor, the former ACBL Board member representing District 20 (covering Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Nevada and Hawaii) and Craig Robinson, the current Board member […]

The Russian-Polish squad captained by Andrew Gromov won the Mitchell Open Board-a-Match Teams Monday night, posting a total of 38.04 wins. Gromov was playing with Aleksander Dubinin, both of Moscow, Russia, and Poles Krzysztof Buras, Grzegorz Narkiewicz, Jacek Kalita and Michal Nowosadzki. In second with 37.02 was Michael Kamil’s team. Kamil of Santa Clara CA […]

Bronia Jenkins and Bernace De Young, who formed a first-time partnership minutes before the start of the Smith Life Master Women’s Pairs, led the event from start to finish, winning by 7.4 matchpoints on a 25 top. The runners-up, Russians Victoria Gromova and Tatiana Ponomareva, were in second place throughout the event. In the final, […]

Capitalizing on a 70% game in the first final session of the Nail Life Master Pairs, Jim Krekorian and Venkatrao Koneru claimed victory in the contest by a margin of less than half a board. Krekorian, of Pensacola FL, and Koneru, of San Antonio TX, held off a late charge by the Egyptian duo of […]

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 […]