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Brogeland Launches Bridgecheaters

Oslo (Norway), August 29, 2015 Boye Brogeland has launched a new site: where he posts boards played by Lotan Fisher and Ron Schwartz. So after having announced his willingness to vacate his US national titles Mr. Brogeland, a former teammember of Fisher and Schwartz, has taken another remarkable step. On his... read more

Pandoras Box Explodes

Oslo (Norway), August 25, 2015 Four members of the team that won the 2014 Spingold and Reisinger (Boye Brogeland, Allan Graves, Espen Lindqvist, and Richie Schwartz) have announced their intent to vacate their titles from 2014-5 that they won with Lotan Fisher and Ron Schwartz.  Brogeland on Bridge Winners: If you... read more
Pandoras Box Explodes
Mike Passell (Peg Kaplan)

Mike Passell: ‘I Am Not Guilty’

Chicago (USA), August 18, 2015 In the very last Bulletin of the Chicago Summer  NABC a small article caused a huge shock in the bridge world: ‘Report of the ACBL Ethical Oversight Committee: Mike Passell, #J622382, was found guilty of violating CDR 3.1 (Laws of Duplicate Bridge), 3.7 (Actions unbecoming a Member... read more

Cayne Takes Spingold in Chicago

Chicago (USA), August 17, 2015 The team captained by Jimmy Cayne (-Michael Seamon, Lorenzo Lauria-Alfredo Versace, Lotan Fisher-Ron Schwartz) has won the Spingold KO Teams at the Chicago Summer NABC. In a 60 board final Cayne defeated Pierre Zimmermann’s Monaco (-Franck Multon, Fulvio Fantoni-Claudio Nunes, Tor Helness-Geir... read more
Cayne Takes Spingold in Chicago (ACBL)
Jack Takes 10th  Computer WC

Jack Takes 10th Computer WC

Chicago (USA), August 16, 2015 Al Levy, second from right, presents the trophy to the winners of the Computer-Bridge Championship: from left, Martin Pattenier and Wim Heemskerk. At right is Yves Costel, runner-up in the tournament. The two most successful programs in the 19-year history of the World Computer-Bridge Championships... read more

Hand Evaluation by Wally

The Hague (NL), August 11, 2015 The uBid Sessions, bidding by App Giorgio (left) and Wally discovered a new way to practice bidding by using the uBid App. On board 537 they earned 2 stars (Good Job), due to proper hand evaluation by Wally. In spite of the lack of HCP Wally judged his great distrubtional values  as ‘2/1’. And... read more

Maccabi Bridge Gold To Austria

Berlin (Ge.), August 02, 2015 At the European Maccabi Bridge Games as held last week in Berlin, Germany, title holder Austria again won the gold medal. In the finals the Austrians (Heini Berger, Maurizi Berger, Gerhard Pollak, Stefan Probst and Peter Zeln) defeated Hungary by 91 to 64 IMPs. Germany I and The Netherlands shared... read more