The team captained by Rose Meltzer, trailing by 35 IMPs at the half, came through with a 37-3 third quarter on their way to a 99-94 win in the Baze Senior Knockout Teams. The runners-up were led by Gaylor Kasle. Meltzer played with John Mohan, John Sutherlin, Dan Morse, Ron Smith and Steve Garner. Kasle’s […]

Lynda Nitabach’s team entered the second day of the Marsha May Sternberg Women’s Board-a-Match with a five-board carryover. Posting 15.5- and 16-win sessions on Tuesday, they held off their stalkers to take the event by almost two boards. Their total score was 35.00. Nitabach, of North Plainfield NY played with Sandra Rimstedt, Cecilia Rimstedt, Ida […]

Connecticut players Larry Bausher and Steve Becker surged into the lead in the Super Senior Pairs with a 63.83% game in the first final session and survived a below-average game in the second final session to win the event by slightly more than 10 matchpoints. Second place went to Bert Newman and Leonard Melander of […]

The team captained by Richard Schwartz, in third place with a session to go, scored 18 out of 26 in the second final to win the Mitchell Open Board-a-Match Teams by 1.09 points. Their final score was 36.75 to 35.66 for the runners-up, captained by Vytautas Vainikonis. Schwartz played with three members of the team […]

The team captained by Gur Baykal, sitting in fifth place after the first day of qualifying in the 10K Swiss Teams, took the lead in the event after four sessions of the final and held on to win by 12.37 victory points. The winners are from the Toronto area. Baykal played with his wife. Their […]

Eric Greco and Geoff Hampson stormed out of the gate with a 69.23% game in the opening session of the Nail Life Master Pairs and led from wire to wire in winning the event for the second time. Between them, the longtime partners have 35 North American championships, including the Nail LM Pairs in 2002. […]

Marv Norden has been elected as District 19 Director. Stu Goodgold has been elected as District 21’s first alternate.

Online entry sales for the 2015 Denver NABC are now open. Advance entries can be purchased through the Bridge Winners website. There is no fee for this service. You enter credit card information once for each event, and your card will be charged after the event for the number of days you played (plus any screen surcharges). […]

Grand Life Master and Hall of Fame member Mary Jane Farell died Monday, October 5.  Farell, 95, was a 19-time NABC champion and a four-time world champion. Farell’s most notable victories include the World Mixed Pairs (1966), World Women’s Pairs (1970), von Zedtwitz Life Master Pairs (1978), Venice Cup (1978) and Women’s World Team Olympiad […]

Sidney Lazard died today at his home in Dallas. The Hall of Famer was 84 years old. Lazard, one of the game’s true gentlemen and colorful characters, won 13 NABC titles, including the Vanderbilt, the Spingold and the Reisinger. Bart Bramley, Lazard’s partner in winning the 2002 Kaplan Blue Ribbon Pairs, called Lazard “the greatest […]