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ACBL Bridge Beat #105: The Early Reading
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ACBL Bridge Beat #105: The Early Reading

Alfred Sheinwold, one of the all-time great bridge writers and analysts, and Ed Manfield, ACBL Hall of Fame member, were...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #104: The Worst Play?
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ACBL Bridge Beat #104: The Worst Play?

1986 ACBL President Tom Sanders and Ron Andersen were playing against George Tornay and Saul Bronstein behind screens in the...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #103: Dick Frey
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ACBL Bridge Beat #103: Dick Frey

One of the items in the ACBL museum that is most often asked about is the whip that was presented...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #102: Cavendish Invitational
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ACBL Bridge Beat #102: Cavendish Invitational

The Cavendish Invitational is the largest money bridge tournament in the world. The event was first contested in 1975 at...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #101: Epson Simultaneous Pairs
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ACBL Bridge Beat #101: Epson Simultaneous Pairs

The first worldwide bridge contest, The Epson Simultaneous Pairs took place on Saturday, June 14, 1986. Organized by José Damiani...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #100: Peggy Solomon
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ACBL Bridge Beat #100: Peggy Solomon

Peggy Solomon (Mrs. Charles J.) (1909-1995) daughter of movie magnate Jules E. Mastbaum, a Philadelphia philanthropist who donated the Rodin...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #99: Duplicate Boards
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ACBL Bridge Beat #99: Duplicate Boards

The first duplicate boards (then called trays) were devised by Cassius M. Paine and J. L. Sebring in 1891. They...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #98: Barry Crane
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ACBL Bridge Beat #98: Barry Crane

Barry Crane, widely recognized as the top matchpoint player of all time, was a successful director/producer of film and television....
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ACBL Bridge Beat #97: Vugraph
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ACBL Bridge Beat #97: Vugraph

In the beginning* It should be no surprise that the first bridge exhibition to be staged for a large audience...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #96: Cheating
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ACBL Bridge Beat #96: Cheating

Throughout history, card cheats have always been held in contempt. So it is with bridge. The Laws of Contract Bridge...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #95: Teaching Bridge
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ACBL Bridge Beat #95: Teaching Bridge

The first teacher of games in the bridge family was also one of the most successful. The “ladies of good...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #94: Homer Shoop
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ACBL Bridge Beat #94: Homer Shoop

Homer Shoop (1912-1991) of North Webster IN played tennis at Wimbledon, bridge in Biarritz and gave thousands of dollars to...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #93: Oswald Jacoby
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ACBL Bridge Beat #93: Oswald Jacoby

Oswald Jacoby (1902-1984) was one of the great players of all time. He first achieved international preeminence as the partner...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #92: Autobridge
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ACBL Bridge Beat #92: Autobridge

Although no longer commercially produced, Autobridge is a device invented in the Thirties, and still with a following, used for...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #91: Rosenkranz Kidnapping
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ACBL Bridge Beat #91: Rosenkranz Kidnapping

Edith Rosenkranz of Mexico City, wife of Dr. George Rosenkranz, was kidnapped at about midnight on July 19, 1984, at...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #90: Bring Me the Head of von Zedtwitz!
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ACBL Bridge Beat #90: Bring Me the Head of von Zedtwitz!

Waldemar von Zedtwitz, linguist and lexicographer, was one of the great bridge players and personalities of all time. A champion...
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