In the Open Teams for the Rosenblum Cup, Polish squad Mazurkiewicz (Piotr Gawrys, Stanislaw Golebiowski, Krystof Jassem, Michal Klukowski, Marcin Mazuriewicz, and Wlodzimierz Starkowski) soundly defeated team MONACO (Fulvio Fantoni, Geir Helgemo, Tor Helness, Franck Multon, Claudio Nunes, Pierre Zimmermann 131-80. For more information on the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series, please visit

After head-to-head, 56-board matches the winners of the World Women’s Teams and the World Senior Teams were crowned Thursday evening at the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China. The Baker squad (Lynn Baker, Sally Brock, Karen McCallum, Marion Michielson, Nicola Smith, Meike Wortel) defeated China Red (Yan Lu, Jing Rong Ran, Hongli […]

Jim Reiman, a Platinum Life Master from Mansfield OH with almost 20,000 masterpoints, died Oct. 21 from pancreatic cancer. Reiman was a member of the ACBL Board of Directors representing District 11 from 1999–2007 and was also a member of the Aileen Osofsky Goodwill Committee. A full obituary will appear in the Bridge Bulletin.   […]

Based on member feedback for larger fonts and simpler navigation, a new Bridge Bulletin viewer was put in place in October. The new viewer shows each Bulletin page in full page mode allowing for larger font and more of the article on the page for easier viewing.  New functionality includes up/down and left/right finger swiping […]

Kerri Sanborn of the U.S. and Jack Zhao of China won the gold medal in the World Mixed Pairs at the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China. This is the second victory in the contest for Sanborn, who won the event in 1978 (as Kerri Shuman) playing with the legendary Barry Crane. […]

The multinational “Salvo” squad captained by England’s Anita Sinclair captured the gold medal in the World Mixed Teams at the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China.Sinclair played with Nafiz Zorlu, Zia Mahmood, Marion Michielsen, Sabine Auken and Roy Welland. All are ACBL members except for Sinclair. The contest was open, allowing for […]

At the first meeting of the WBF Executive Council held in Sanya, China on Sunday, October 12, 2014, and in accordance with the WBF By Laws, in recognition of their unselfish efforts in making a significant contribution to the enhancement and growth of bridge throughout the world, Patrick Choy,  Marc De Pauw,  Al Levy and  Anna-Maria […]

Carolyn Lynch’s U.S. squad was declared the winner of last year’s world Senior team championship when the World Bridge Federation stripped the first-place German team of the 2013 D’Orsi Senior Trophy because of cheating. The WBF Executive Council awarded the world championship title to Lynch, Roger Bates, Garey Hayden, Mark Jacobus, Mike Passell and Eddie […]

ACBL Tournament Director Richard Mueller died of cancer Oct. 10. Mueller, of Hillside IL in the Chicago area, was 65. A full obituary will appear in the December issue of the Bridge Bulletin.

The 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series will be held in Sanya, Hainan, China, Oct. 10-25. Hosted by the Chinese Contract Bridge Association in cooperation with Sanya City and Beijing Lianzhong Co., Ltd., the World Bridge Series includes World Open, Women, Seniors and Mixed Teams and Pairs Championships. The first week will feature Mixed Teams […]