BRIDGE: New Orleans NABC – Thank you, New Orleans!

Back from New Orleans to the “real” world.  This NABC was the best ever bridge tournament for me.  For those that weren’t following, I was on the team that won the Mini-Spingold (0-5000 MP’s).  The masterpoint award for that was 100.00, which is the first time I’ve ever won 100 masterpoints at an entire tournament,… Continue reading BRIDGE: New Orleans NABC – Thank you, New Orleans!

BRIDGE: Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?

Up early.  Always happens on the day that I am scheduled to leave for a nationals.  I have a flight this afternoon into New Orleans.  It has been a bit nerve-wracking over the past two days to watch the progress of tropical depression, nee tropical storm, Bonnie as it crossed the Atlantic, Florida and the… Continue reading BRIDGE: Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?

BRIDGE: USBC Quarterfinals – A new sponsor strategy?

Yesterday marked the completion of the US Bridge Championships (USBC)  quarterfinal round.  The quarterfinals were 120 hands conducted over two days in eight sessions of fifteen boards each.  In two of the matches, the trailing teams conceded before the end.  The other two matches went the distance.  Of the four teams in those two matches,… Continue reading BRIDGE: USBC Quarterfinals – A new sponsor strategy?