ACBL President Phyllis Harlan presents the Vanderbilt Trophy to the winners: Ralph Katz, Steve Weinstein, Bobby Levin, coach Eric Kokish, Eric Rodwell and Jeff Meckstroth. Team captain Nick Nickell was not available for the photo. The winners came from behind in the fourth quarter for a 127- 125 win over Monaco.
Happy winners of the Jacoby Swiss Teams: Josef Piekarek, Christina Madsen, Alexander Smirnov, Sabine Auken and Roy Welland.
Winners of the the Machlin Women’s Swiss Teams: Hu Wen, Gan Ling, Wang Yanhong, Huang Yan, Li Lixuan and Li Yiting. The same team made it to the round of 16 in the Vanderbilt.
Aleksandar Vujic and Miroslav Kovacevic from District 2 are the winners in the Golder Flight B North American Pairs. The champs in the President’s Cup North American Pairs Flight C, Sharlene Tyler and Donald Richards from District 9.
Just as the seeding committee laid it out, the top two in the Vanderbilt Knockout Teams will go head to head in today’s final. No. 1 Monaco, playing four-handed since the second day of the event, will face No. 2 Nick Nickell for the championship. The match will be broadcast on Bridge Base Online and […]
The team captained by Lynne Feldman will start play today in the Machlin Women’s Swiss Teams with a carryover lead of 21.75 victory points. Feldman, of San Diego CA, is playing with Kitty Cooper, Lakeside CA; Sue Picus, New York NY, and Anne Brenner, Denver CO. Not far behind with 19.50 VPs, is a Chinese […]
The team captained by Sabine Auken starts play today in the Jacoby Open Swiss Teams with a carryover of 30 victory points. Auken is playing with Roy Welland, Josef Piekarek, Alexander Smirnov and Christina Madsen. About 8 VPs behind is the Martin Fleisher squad, the No. 4 seed in the Vanderbilt. In third is a […]
John Diamond and Geoff Hampson started the day on Friday in fourth place in the Silodor Open Pairs. They wasted little time in roaring into the lead, then cruised to the championship with two 66% games. On a 64 top, their margin of victory over runners-up Zach Grossack and Richard Budd was 4.34 boards. Diamond […]
The relatively new partnership of Wang Wenfei and Ran Jingron had a sizzling 66.77% game in the first final session of the Whitehead Women’s Pairs and followed it with 58.31% to win the event by more than three boards. Second place went to Kitty Cooper and Lynne Feldman. The winners finished with a score of […]
By the merest margin, Michael Miedema of Hockley TX and Ted Bain from Houston TX emerged victorious in the Bean Red Ribbon Pairs. They needed every bit of their 67% evening session Their 1233.12 (38 top) was but 2.85 points ahead of the second-place finishers – less than one twelfth of a board! The runners […]