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ACBL Teams Ready for Shanghai

All lineups are now set for ACBL teams heading for Shanghai, China, next month. After the various team trials in June and July, some lineups changed with additions and substitutions. Teams from the U.S. and Canada will compete in the Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup and Senior Bowl at the 38th World Team Championships.

In addition to the main events, the 6th World Transnational Open Teams will be contested. The event is open to all players in good standing with their national bridge organizations. Teams may be made up of players from any combination of countries. For more information, visit

Here are the main events and the lineups.

Bermuda Bowl
U.S. 1 - George Jacobs, Ralph Katz, Zia Mahmood, Michael Rosenberg, Steve Garner, Howard Weinstein.
U.S. 2 - Nick Nickell, Richard Freeman, Bob Hamman, Paul Soloway, Eric Rodwell, Jeff Meckstroth.
Canada - Waldemar Frukacz, Piotr Klimowicz, Jeffrey Smith, John Zaluski, Kamel Fergani, Nicholas L'Ecuyer. Nader Hanna, npc.

Venice Cup
U.S. 1 - Hansa Narasimhan, Irina Levitina, Jill Meyers, Jill Levin, Debbie Rosenberg, JoAnna Stansby.
U.S. 2 - Shawn Quinn, Hjordis Eythorsdottir, Rozanne Pollack, Sue Picus, Kerri Sanborn, Cheri Bjerkan.
Canada - Sylvia Summers-Caley, Rhoda Habert, Pamela Nisbet, Isabelle Smith, Julie Fajgelzon, Francine Cimon. Linda Lee, npc.

Senior Bowl
U.S. 1 - Gaylor Kasle, Russ Arnold, Bobby Wolff, Dan Morse, Dan Gerstman, John Sutherlin.
U.S. 2 - Rose Meltzer, Grant Baze, Lew Stansby, Bart Bramley, Alan Sontag, Roger Bates.
Canada - John Carruthers, Joe Silver, Boris Baran, Arno Hobart, Don Piafsky, Fred Hoffer. Daniel Korbel, npc.