Gordon Team Claims Open Swiss
The team captained by Phil Gordon led going into the final day and won five of eight matches to take the NABC+ Open Swiss Teams. They victors are Gordon, Jason Feldman, Joshua Donn, Joergen Molberg and Terje Aa. The winners 16 victory points ahead of the team lead by George Jacobs (Jacobs, Ralph Katz, Robert Levin, Steve Weinstein, Walid Elahmady and Tarek Sadek).
For the champions, Gordon is a professional poker player, Feldman is a senior in law school, Donn is a casino account manager at the MGM Hotel and Casino, Molberg is a Norwegian star who won the Open Pairs I in Houston in 2002 and Aa is the reigning Bermuda Bowl champion. The win was the first NABC title for Donn and Feldman. Gordon won the Red Ribbon Pairs in 1990.
See Issue 11 of the Las Vegas Daily Bulletin for more details.