Hall Calls Three
Zia Mahmood, Kerri Sanborn and Alan Sontag have been elected to the ACBL Bridge Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies will take place during the 2007 Summer NABC in Nashville.
Zia is one of the most colorful and recognizable personalities in the bridge world. He is a 10-time North American champion and four-time ACBL Player of the Year.
Sanborn, a retired stock trader, is a six-time world champion with 18 North American titles. She and Barry Crane won the World Mixed Pairs in 1978 by five boards.
Sontag, a full-time player, won the Bermuda Bowl in 1983 and 2001 and the Rosenblum in 2006. Author of The Bridge Bum, one of the most popular bridge books of all time. He has 16 North American championships.