Strul Leads in USBC Final
After 60 deals, the team captained by Aubrey Strul leads Nick Nickell’s squad in the final of the United States Bridge Championship by 33 IMPs. The winner will earn the right to represent the U.S. in the World Mind Sports Games in Beijing, China, starting Oct. 3. They will compete in the event formerly known as the World Bridge Team Olympiad.
The USBC, being played in Palm Beach Gardens FL, will conclude today. Strul leads 120-87.
Strul’s lineup includes Strul, Mike Becker, Chip Martel, Lew Stansby, Larry Cohen and David Berkowitz. The Nickell team features Nickell, Richard Freeman, Jeff Meckstroth, Eric Rodwell, Bob Hamman and Chris Compton.