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Recap Of 2/12/2020 28 Board Imp Individual

Bob Munson ~ 3 Comments

Thursday February 13, 2020 16:24:30

Today there were 5 double digit swings that involved bidding judgment, leads, defense, declarer play - and a 'little' luck, pretty much every aspect of the game. […]


Recap Of 2/3/2020 28 Board Imp Individual

Bob Munson ~ 5 Comments

Tuesday February 04, 2020 06:36:53

As we gathered to mourn the 49ers loss in the Super Bowl, we went through the first 6 rounds where there were zero double digit swings, but we had 2 in round 7 - mostly decided by leads, but there were also decided differences in bidding which factored into the swings.  I'm going to start with 2 opening lead quizzes and then present the two […]


Recap Of 1/15/2020 28 Board Imp Individual

Bob Munson ~ 1 Comments

Thursday January 16, 2020 19:41:45

Today there were 4 double digit swings (I lost them all!) and all involved bidding judgment.  Two were high level doubles that did not work out, 1 was a low level double that didn't work out, and one was a slam decision.  See if you can do better...As an aside, when the blog began, I was using North/South/East/West.  Then I had a request to […]


Bridging Two Worlds By Martin Hoffman - A Review

Linda Lee ~ No Comments

Wednesday October 30, 2019 14:25:45

I loved this book, even the first half. The first half is about the struggles Martin faced as a child first in the ghetto and then after avoiding selection for the gas chambers, as a prisoner in Auschwitz, on the long march to Buchenwald, and then as a displaced person.Having read this section I realized how much Martin's personality, perseverance […]


American Bridge Teachers' Association Book Of The Year Awards

Sally Sparrow ~ No Comments

Wednesday July 24, 2019 16:03:26

On Thursday evening, at the annual American Bridge Teachers' Association banquet, the 2019 Book of the Year awards were presented by chairperson Brenda Montague. The committee this year consisted of Sam Marks, Henry Meguid, Brenda Montague and Karen Walker. Master Point Press is proud to announce that two of its books won awards this year.The […]


Announcing The 2019 Abta Master Point Press Teacher Of The Year

Sally Sparrow ~ No Comments

Tuesday July 23, 2019 16:43:04

Congratulations go out to Jim Ricker from Knoxville, TN, winner of this year's ABTA Master Point Press Teacher of the Year award![caption id="" align="alignleft" width="786"] Jim Ricker, 2019 Teacher of the Year[/caption]The award was presented by chair Richard Braunstein, representing the panel of ABTA teachers Mary Jane Orock, Joyce Penn, Tina […]


From Bad To Worse !

Paul Cronin ~ 1 Comments

Tuesday July 23, 2019 02:49:09

For most of its history,  the ACBL  allowed players at clubs to send reports or complaints to their Unit Recorder. This was of particular advantage to players in one-club towns (or smaller cities) who had complaints involving the club manager or club owner, as their complaints would obviously not receive a fair hearing, and they could not vote […]


What Happens In Vegas...

Sally Sparrow ~ No Comments

Friday July 19, 2019 20:22:03

This is my first trip to Las Vegas, and it's been a whirlwind so far. There's so much to do and see! I'm spending the week here for the annual American Bridge Teachers' Association conference, where I spoke today about our new books at Master Point Press. What a great week with a fun bunch of people. Bridge teachers really are the best people. […]


Bridge Interrupted

Alex Coyne ~ 1 Comments

Sunday June 02, 2019 07:48:52

I haven’t been practicing my bridge game as often as I should – which is, frankly, shameful – although there’s reason. We’ve been served with a surprise eviction notice by our landlords, who themselves are supposedly bridge players, to be out on the 29th of May. Illegal, and our lawyers have taken over.  So far, we’ve been asked if […]


Bridge Beyond The Bridge2success Fest

Alex Coyne ~ No Comments

Saturday May 11, 2019 14:06:49

• More information about Bridge2Success can be found at their official website.• Read more about the bridge scene in Poland at Great Bridge Links. It’s the International Bridge Fest in Warsaw, Poland today. It’s a great opportunity to play bridge, introduce new people to bridge and network – and it’s it also continues far beyond only […]


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