Contract Bridge For the World
In 2012, WBF will hold World Junior Championships in Cuba, probably from July 25-Aug. 4. USBF will send one team each to the Patino Cup (Under 26), the Damiani Cup (Under 21) and the Rona Cup (women under 26) events. Trials for the U21 event are now…Continue
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At the age of 27, Daniel Lavee has been playing bridge for almost twenty years. At the age of ten, he played his first tournament in Toronto with long time bridge friends Charles Halasi and Gavin Wolpert. He recalls sitting with Gavin in the back of the Wolpert station wagon on the way to the Royal York Hotel. They played in a Swiss Teams event and Daniel remembers how excited the team was to win their first match and to be awarded fractions of Master Points.…Continue
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Mila came to the United States from Russia five years ago and has settled in New York City. She has developed Bridge Union, a video blog website that promotes bridge, especially to younger players and non-players. Mila is a board member of the Greater New York Bridge Association (GNYBA), one of two units in District 24, and is a lifetime member of the ACBL Goodwill Committee.
While growing up in Russia, I had a hard time in school. I couldn’t…Continue
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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. — Four bridge players stared down at their cards, trying to determine which team would play the role of the so-called declarer and dummy.
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Togliatti, Russia. February 13-14, 2006. (I wrote it couple hours ago, and no one proof read it).
Near Midnight. I was in the car on my way home from “playing” bridge. One of club players was planning to drop me off near my apartment building. At the last minute I changed my mind and asked him to leave me at the grocery store that was 5 blocks (NYC blocks) away from my place. There, I got some food and was excited to get home and have some late dinner.
I liked my…Continue
Brad Moss, a star bridge player, uses his gaming skills to make his hedge fund prosper. Here's how he does it.
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At the beginning of my teaching. I felt stressed and confused. By the end of my teaching my mind was inspired with thoughts of improvement.
At some point I saw interest in their eyes and excitement. And I thought that it is inevitable to have noise and "moving around". I notice some of them start to get tired faster if you were not in the…Continue
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PROBLEM: It is hard to get people excited about bridge because of negative perceptions:
Old people’s game.
SOLUTION: Brand bridge as a fun and educational activity.…
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