World Mind Games Begin Today
The SportAccord World Mind Games begin today in Beijing and bridge play starts tomorrow with the team events.
Representing the United States on the Open Team are Curtis Cheek, Joe Grue, John Hurd, Joel Wooldridge, Ralph Katz and Howard Weinstein. United States Women’s Team members are Lynn Deas, Disa Eythorsdottir, Irina Levitina, Kerry Sanborn, Janice Seamon-Molson and Tobi Sokolow.
The USBF selected the pairs in an "instant run-off" election in which all players who had made the Finals of the Open and Women's Trials in the last 5 years voted.
You can watch the games lives at http://www.youtube.com/mindgameschannel. Good luck to the teams!