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US Youth Takes Bronze in World Swiss Teams

The USA Blue Team captured the bronze medal Wednesday in the Under 26 Swiss Teams at the World Youth Congress in Istanbul, Turkey. The U.S. squad defeated the Netherlands Red Team 86-77. Playing for the U.S. are Jason Chiu, Kevin Dwyer, Kevin Fay, Jeremy Fournier, Justin Lall, Matthew Meckstroth. The npc is Howard Weinstein and the coach is Jim Sternberg.

The same squad currently stands fourth in the Under 26 Board-a-Match Teams contest. The U.S. is 3.5 boards behind the leaders (Italy Green) with one session left to play.

For more information, visit the World Bridge Federation web site at To watch live action of the event, which runs through Aug. 23, visit Bridge Base Online at